Category: Metal / Alternative
Album: The Power of Three
Blurb: Heavy in volume and heavy in substance, this third album from one of modern music’s most versatile entities is simply one of the year’s most accomplished albums in any genre.
Category: Dub / Industrial / Post-Punk
Album: In Dub
Blurb: Celebrating 35 years of being one of modern music’s most engaging and acerbic acts, Killing Joke offers up three discs worth of groovy, psychedelic, atmospheric dub mixes.
Category: Rock / Electronic
Album: My Only Shelter
Blurb: An intriguing blend of powerful rock and metal with dark and heavy electronics, breaking down genre barriers and national borders from this intercontinental electro/rock outfit.
Death Valley High
Category: Electro / Goth / Punk
Album: Positive Euth
Blurb: If the zombies do finally rise from their graves, then this San Francisco quartet’s latest album will prove to be the perfect soundtrack for dancing with the undead.
Lydia Lunch & Cypress Grove
Category: Blues / Goth
Album: A Fistful of Desert Blues
Blurb: Songs of solitude and heartbreak in the barren wastelands of a lost frontier from two visionary and influential artists.
Category: Metal / Industrial
Album: Ruining Lives
Blurb: The hybrid metal trio hits hard and fast with an album that is perhaps the most accomplished and musically varied the band has unleashed.
Category: Alt. Rock / Goth
Album: Brett Gleason
Blurb: Intelligent and intricate songwriting topped off by precision production and performance helps to make this debut full-length an absolute winner.