Category: Coldwave / Industrial / Metal
Album: The Art of Violation: Part One
Blurb: Demonstrating a well developed and virulent sense of song craft and production, Deconbrio’s latest EP is an excellent display of in-your-face and aggressive coldwave.
Category: Electro / Industrial / Punk
Album: The Product
Blurb: Angelspit’s most collaborative and yet most singular effort yet, with a few pensive moments that along with the band’s usual acerbic bombast make for an enticing and confrontational listen.
Category: Industrial / Metal
Blurb: Tribal drums, thick guitars, and driving bass lines punctuate this excellent concept album that delivers more than a few surprises throughout.
Category: Industrial / Electro / Rock
Blurb: Undeniably gritty and irresistibly catchy, this second solo outing from the industrial music icon is every bit as diverse and as enjoyable as one would expect from En Esch.
The Birthday Massacre
Category: Goth / Darkwave / Rock
Blurb: Proving that the well of ideas has not yet run dry, The Birthday Massacre delivers one of its most powerfully engaging and darkly melodic albums to date.
Category: Ambient / Progressive / Experimental
Album: The Endless River
Blurb: Paying tribute both to the late Richard Wright and the band’s past, this final outing from one of rock’s most influential and experimental entities is a lushly ambient offering; less a swansong and more a love letter.