Jan 2017 10

Army of the Universe - 1999 & The AftershowArmy of the Universe
Category: Electro / Rock / Industrial
Album: 1999 & The Aftershow
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: Staying true to the identity the band has established for itself, Army of the Universe’s third album presents a signature blend of aggressively sleazy party-friendly electro/rock, with a large hint of introspection and irony to boot.

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Jan 2017 10

MINISTRY - Trax! RaritiesMINISTRY
Category: Synthpop / Industrial
Album: Trax! Rarities
Stars: 3
Blurb: Offering a not-so-rare and often ironic glimpse into a specific time when Al Jourgensen was developing his sound and style to eventually become one of the pioneering figures in the industrial scene.

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Jan 2017 10

Devin Townsend Project - TranscendenceDevin Townsend Project
Category: Progressive / Metal / Experimental
Album: Transcendence
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: No longer just an extension of the individual, but also presenting the strength of a collective unit, the latest album from Devin Townsend Project does well to please longtime fans and entice a new audience.

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Jan 2017 10

IAMX - Everything Is Burning (Metanoia Addendum)IAMX
Category: Electro-pop
Album: Everything Is Burning (Metanoia Addendum)
Stars: 4
Blurb: This addendum to IAMX’s latest album boasts seven unreleased tracks that create a successful closure to the musical journey begun on Metanoia.

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Jan 2017 10

Khost [Deconstructed and Reconstructed by] Godflesh - Needles into the GroundKhost [Deconstructed and Reconstructed by] Godflesh
Category: Industrial / Noise / Doom Metal
Album: Needles into the Ground
Stars: 4
Blurb: The legendary Godflesh reconstructs fellow Birmingham act Khost’s material into a more industrialized but no less abrasive doom-laden affair that is sure to please genre fans.

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Jan 2017 10

David Bowie - BlackstarDavid Bowie
Category: Experimental / Rock / Jazz
Album: Blackstar
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: A final full-length offering from one of the world’s most innovative and truly artistic figures… what more can be said?

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Dec 2016 19

Circle of Dust - Machines of Our DisgraceCircle of Dust
Category: Industrial / Metal
Album: Machines of Our Disgrace
Stars: 5
Blurb: The first new Circle of Dust album in 18 years, this album not only marks the return of one of the industrial/metal genre’s most underappreciated entities, but sets a new benchmark for the genre as a whole.

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