Jan 2018 09

Chris Carter to release first solo album in 17 years
 
Chris Carter - Chris Carter's Chemistry Lessons Volume OneChris Carter – legendary inventor and pioneer of experimental electronic and industrial music, and founding member of Throbbing Gristle and Chris & Cosey – has announced the release of his album Chris Carter’s Chemistry Lessons Volume One. This marks the artist’s first solo release in 17 years, with Carter stating the album’s primary influences to stem from ’60s radiophonic and old English folk music, referring to the latter as “almost like a guilty pleasure” as several melodies harken “back to an almost ingrained DNA we have for those kinds of melodies.” [..]

Jan 2018 09

Mortiis to embark on European and Australian tours reinterpreting 1994 "Era 1" album
 
Having recently performed a live reinterpretation of his Ånden Som Gjorde Opprør album from 1994 at the Cold Meat Industry 30th anniversary celebration, Norwegian dark industrial act Mortiis will be taking the album for a series of European tour dates. The tour will begin in Trondheim, Norway on February 17 and continue until July 14 in Bolków, Poland, after which, Mortiis will conduct a tour in Australia for the remainder of the month. A full listing of tour dates can be found via the band’s website. Mortiis front man Håvard Ellefsen had stated the intent of the live performance was to ” excavate it from 1994 and drag it into the new light of the current world, while retaining the atmosphere of the original sound.” [..]

Jan 2018 08

Music video director Eric Zimmerman premieres feature debutAcclaimed director Eric Zimmerman – the man behind some of the industrial and alternative music scene’s most iconic videos, including Nine Inch Nails’ “Down In It” and “Head Like a Hole” and Soundgarden’s “Jesus Christ Pose” and “Rusty Cage” – makes his feature film debut with Caller ID: Entity. Zimmerman explains that, although the subject matter of mind control research may seem fantastical, the dark sci-fi film “was inspired by real life phone messages I received from an anonymous woman. The messages are very disturbing, and I imagined what the story behind them could be. [..]

Jan 2018 07

Godflesh - Post SelfGodflesh
Category: Industrial / Metal / Experimental
Album: Post Self
Blurb: Godflesh has always reached past the confines of strict categorization, and with this latest album, presents some of the most unsettlingly diverse sounds the band has yet produced to create a soundtrack to the shattered self.

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Jan 2018 07

Gary Numan - Savage (Songs from a Broken World)Gary Numan
Category: Industrial / Rock / Experimental
Album: Savage (Songs from a Broken World)
Blurb: With his latest studio album, Gary Numan looks outward to take us on a devastating journey through a world reduced to desert, where Eastern and Western cultures collide, where empathy and hope are dead, survival is supreme, and the desire for forgiveness is unfulfilled.

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Jan 2018 07

16volt - Dead On Arrivals16volt
Category: Coldwave / Industrial / Rock
Album: Dead On Arrivals
Blurb: Anything but dead on arrival, the new EP from the maestros of machine/rock packs more punch in six tracks than most bands can achieve in a full-length album.

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Jan 2018 07

Autumn - The Fall (Single)Autumn
Category: Goth / Rock / Darkwave
Album: The Fall (Single)
Blurb: Seasons may change, but goth/rock act Autumn returns from an absence of 18 years with a new single that recalls the darkly atmospheric majesty of the band’s first album.

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