Apr 2015 10

Apoptygma Berzerk releases experimental vinyl-only EPThe latest release from renowned electro/rock act Apoptygma Berzerk is a new vinyl-only EP of experimental electronic music, titled Videodrome. Limited to 400 copies on blue wax vinyl, with a promise of no reprints [..]

Apr 2015 09

Android Lust to perform first live shows in three yearsExperimental industrial/rock act Android Lust will be performing on Saturday, April 11 at Bar Sinister in Hollywood; this marks the band’s first live show in three years. Joining the band will be fellow industrial rockers Element A440 and Mankind is Obsolete [..]

Apr 2015 08

ColdWaves IV band lineup announced!The official lineup for the fourth installment of Chicago’s ColdWaves festival has been announced, featuring legendary industrial/metal band Godflesh as the main headliner. In addition, other luminaries of the genre including Front Line Assembly, Pop Will Eat Itself, Lustmord, Severed Heads, and a special reunion of Paul Barker’s Lead into Gold. Other acts on the lineup will be announced in the coming week. [..]

Apr 2015 08

Wire streams upcoming self-titled album, announce festival datesPost-punk/rock band Wire has announced the release of its upcoming self-titled album on Pinkflag, the band’s fourteenth overall, set to hit US stores on April 21. To preview the album, NPR Music will be streaming Wire via the station’s “First Listen” website; pre-orders for the album are available via Amazon, iTunes, and the Pinkflag online store. [..]

Apr 2015 07

PIG vs. M.C. Lord of the Flies - Compound Eye SessionsPIG vs. M.C. Lord of the Flies
Category: Industrial / Rock
Album: Compound Eye Sessions
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Two industrial legends return after a long silence, pooling their collective resources to offer up an album that proves both are as venomous and as vital, as belligerent and as boisterous as ever.

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Apr 2015 07

GoFight - Napalm BabyGoFight
Category: Electroscuzz / Electro / Industrial
Album: Napalm Baby
Stars: 5
Blurb: Chicago’s premier electroscuzz act cranks into overdrive on this sophomore album, sounding both fresh and fashionable and offering up one hell of a good time!

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Apr 2015 07

Julien-K - California Noir – Chapter One: Analog Beaches & Digital CitiesJulien-K
Category: Electro / Rock / Goth
Album: California Noir – Chapter One: Analog Beaches & Digital Cities
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Darkly sensual, cinematic, and ironic, Julien-K takes listeners through the Palm Tree-laden boulevards of California’s underbelly with a danceable and energetic rocker of a third album.

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