Feb 2016 24

Magma to tour North America with Helen MoneyCellist/composer Helen Money will be joining French prog/rock legends Magma on a tour of North America, beginning March 15 in San Diego, CA. “Magma is happy to return to the United States to play for Americans,” states Magma founder/composer Christian Vander, “It will be a joy for us to see you this year.” Helen Money – a.k.a. Allison Chesley – states, “Their music froms from such a pure, inspired place and their audience is so open-minded and willing to listen. To do this tour with them is a once in a lifetime thing and I can’t wait.” [..]

Feb 2016 24

Front 242 announces back catalog re-releasesWith February 24 marking the band’s 35th anniversary, pioneering electronic act Front 242 has officially announced plans for a re-release of the group’s back catalog via Brussels-based label partner Alfa Matrix. Among the reissues will be the band’s debut Geography, No Comment (including the Politics of Pressure EP), and the group’s last studio outing, 2005’s P.U.L.S.E. (including the Still + Raw EP). [..]

Feb 2016 24

Milan Records reissues Brad Fiedel's score to The TerminatorMilan Records will be releasing a new deluxe reissue of Brad Fiedel’s score to the 1984 sci-fi classic The Terminator. This two-LP, remastered for vinyl and supervised and mixed by Fiedel, will be released on April 8 [..]

Feb 2016 22

Release date announced for fourth volume of Electronic SaviorsThe fourth entry in the Electronic Saviors compilation series has been announced for June 10. Mastered by Wade Alin and featuring artwork by Jeff Confer and Samantha Johnson, this fourth volume – titled Retaliation – continues the series’ efforts to combat cancer; the four-disc standard edition will be available in association with Metropolis Records, while the premium edition – featuring two extra discs, for a grand total of 104 tracks – will be available only through Dist0rtion Productions. [..]

Feb 2016 22

Silver Spring, MD, Fillmore, 09/22/2015
 
Ghost - live in Silver Spring, MD by Katherine Gaines

 

In a few short years, Sweden’s Ghost has risen to the heights of international acclaim from both critics and audiences. With each band member adorned in matching costumes that present an image true to their moniker, vocalist Papa Emeritus III being the most distinguished with a prosthetic skull face that has been described as a form of “demonic anti-Pope,” it would be easy to dismiss Ghost as all style and no substance… that is, until one hears the band’s vicious and decidedly blasphemous brand of doom-laden Satanic gothic/metal. [..]

Feb 2016 22

FiXT signs The Qemists for release of new albumUK hybrid electro/rock band The Qemists has signed with FiXT for the North American release of the latest album, Warrior Sound. This marks the band’s first album since the addition of rapper/MC Bruno Balanta and former Collisions vocalist Olly Simmons, and features collaborations with Japanese metal act Crossfaith, UK grime MC Ghetts, Charlie Rhymes, and Hacktivist. [..]

Feb 2016 22

Leæther Strip and Ludovico Technique embark on Zoth Ommog TourLegendary industrial/EBM act Leæther Strip and fellow dark electro/industrial upstarts Ludovico Technique will be embarking on the Zoth Ommog tour throughout March and April, 2016. The tour, named for the long defunct but highly influential German industrial label, and presented by Darker Side of Light Promotions, will begin in Tampa, FL on March 11 [..]