Jun 2017 07

Trash Deity unveils title track from upcoming debut EP
 
Trash Deity - Run 4 Your Lies!Trash Deity – the Los Angeles industrial/rock project of My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult’s Groovie Mann (a.k.a. Franke N. Nardiello) and Blue Eyed Christ’s JDN (a.k.a. John D. Norten) – has released the music video for the title track of the upcoming EP, Run 4 Your Lies!. Mann describes the song as “a maniac chant to raise the bored to trash the dance floor to create some electricity for the body dancing next to them,” while Norten likens it to “the chaos and confusion of our modern times wrapped in a hypnotic industrial dance groove with a throbbing bass pounding to the universal beat.” [..]

Jun 2017 06

ColdWaves Los Angeles announces band lineup
 
2017 is proving a momentous year for the prestigious ColdWaves charity festival. Now celebrating its sixth year in its hometown of Chicago, this year also marks the first ColdWaves to take place in Los Angeles, with dates announced for November 9-11 at the city’s Regent Theater. Among the bands performing in the City of Angels will be some of the industrial and alternative electronic scene’s most revered acts [..]

Jun 2017 05

Nine Inch Nails announces new EP, second in planned trilogy
 
Nine Inch Nails has announced the impending release of a new EP “before the first shows we do this summer.” The news was announced via an e-mail from front man Trent Reznor to his fans via Reddit, which further reveals that the new EP will be the second entry in a planned trilogy [..]

Jun 2017 05

PIG - Swine & PunishmentPIG
Category: Industrial / Rock
Album: Swine & Punishment
Stars: 4
Blurb: As a supplemental sermon to the lord of lard’s 2016 outing, The Gospel, PIG offers up a remix album sure to please those who pray to the pork prophet.

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Jun 2017 05

Crisis Actor - Slave New WorldCrisis Actor
Category: EBM / Electro / Industrial
Album: Slave New World
Stars: 4
Blurb: SNOG’s David Thrussell and Gnomes of Kush’s Tony D’Oporto form Crisis Actor to offer a pure and primal brand of EBM topped off with their signature brand of sociopolitical and conspiratorial satire.

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Jun 2017 05

Dissonance - VoidDissonance
Category: Electro / Ambient / Darkwave
Album: Void
Stars: 4
Blurb: Full of lyrical poignancy as tales of desperation and heartache are woven amid atmospherically rhythmic and celestial electronics, this long awaited third album signals a triumphant comeback for Dissonance.

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Jun 2017 05

Brett Gleason - ManifestBrett Gleason
Category: Alt. Rock
Album: Manifest
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: Showing the artist’s confidence and comfort in his own skin, this second full-length offering from Brooklyn’s Brett Gleason is as melancholy and atmospheric as its predecessor, full of strong yet simple songwriting that presents a myriad of complex and relatable emotions.

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