Jun 2015 19

The Gothsicles - Squid IcarusThe Gothsicles
Category: EBM / Industrial
Album: Squid Icarus
Stars: 5
Blurb: Probably the defining Gothsicles album, with a wash of great songs and beats from start to finish and more insider secrets than you will ever decipher.

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Jun 2015 19

The SixxiS - Hollow ShrineThe SixxiS
Category: Rock / Alternative / Progressive
Album: Hollow Shrine
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: An auspicious and adventurous debut from a band that bridges the gap between progressively minded technicality and rocking southern comfort.

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Jun 2015 19

Joshua Bradford & Clayton Worbeck - Dead Within (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Joshua Bradford & Clayton Worbeck
Category: Soundtrack / Ambient
Album: Dead Within (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Stars: 4
Blurb: Switching from industrial/rock to ambient horror, the duo behind Stayte produces a lovely audio accompaniment to a tale of internalized terror and paranoia.

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Jun 2015 07

Chris Connelly - Decibels from HeartChris Connelly
Category: Alternative / Rock
Album: Decibels from Heart
Stars: 4
Blurb: At times boisterous and loud, at other times more reserved, the latest solo outing from Chris Connelly is no quiet affair as it revels in heartfelt rock energy and thoughtful songwriting.

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Jun 2015 07

Mindless Faith - Eden to AbyssMindless Faith
Category: Industrial / Electro / Rock
Album: Eden to Abyss
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: This prominent act releases what could quite possibly be its best album yet, with a greater range of musically diverse elements while still adhering to its established electro/rock sound.

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Jun 2015 07

Marilyn Manson - The Pale EmperorMarilyn Manson
Category: Blues / Gothic / Rock
Album: The Pale Emperor
Stars: 3
Blurb: Trading out schlocky goth/industrial for a much more classic blues/rock vibe with a cinematic flair, Marilyn Manson manages to successfully reinvent himself and creates what may be his most personal album yet, marred only by his less-than-stellar vocals.

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Jun 2015 07

Ghostfeeder - The MessengerGhostfeeder
Category: Industrial / Electro / Rock
Album: The Messenger
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: While a little too short in length, this conceptual EP sets its sights straight for the stars and demonstrates Ghostfeeder’s willingness to stand out.

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