Aug 2016 19

3TEETH releases new single and music video

3TEETH - AtrophyHaving toured earlier this year as the opening act for TOOL, Los Angeles industrial/metal band 3TEETH has released on August 19 its latest single and accompanying music video, “Atrophy,” to widespread acclaim. The track will appear on the band’s upcoming sophomore album, titled <shutdown.exe>, with the band teaming up with prominent music publication Rolling Stone for the new single. In a statement to Rolling Stone, vocalist Alexis Mincolla says the new song is “about living in a culture of perpetual distractions and fighting back against the underuse of our own minds that occurs as a result of it.” [..]

Aug 2016 17

James Woolley (1966-2016)
 
On August 16, 2016, Kate Van Buren announced that her ex-husband, James Woolley had passed away over the prior weekend. If that name sounds familiar, it is rightly so – he was perhaps most widely known as the keyboardist for Nine Inch Nails, having served in the band from 1991 to 1994. If you’ve seen the music videos for “Wish” and “March of the Pigs” or perhaps glanced at some live clips of the band from Lollapalooza, then you’ve seen him in action… but his contributions to music don’t end there. He was a major collaborator with fellow industrial bands Die Warzau and Sister Machine Gun, and even toured with the short-lived band 2wo (y’know… that time Rob Halford of Judas Priest went industrial with John 5). To say that he was a key player in the development of the industrial music scene during one of its most productive and creative periods would be an understatement, but as is usually the case with any artist, revered or unsung, it doesn’t come close to telling the whole story… but even I won’t attempt to tell that story here; for that, and to know what a loving human being he was, you should read the Facebook post from Kate Van Buren. And if that’s not enough (and it never really is when we remember the kind of impact any person makes on us), Jim Marcus has shared with ReGen his thoughts and memories of the man James Woolley was… [..]

Aug 2016 17

Colin Newman to reissue three classic solo albums
 
Colin Newman, the front man and songwriter for post-punk groundbreakers Wire is reissuing three of his classic solo albums on his own new imprint Sentient Sonics. Originally released on the legendary Beggars Banquet/4AD labels, he long unavailable recordings spanning from 1980 to 1982 have left a lasting mark, including an appearance on the Silence of the Lambs soundtrack and a cover by This Mortal Coil. [..]

Aug 2016 16

Parade Ground releases limited edition cassetteBelgian electro/EBM group Parade Ground has released a limited edition cassette of the band’s third album, Sanctuary. Featuring production assistance from Patrick Codenys and Daniel B. (both of Front 242), this tape edition is limited to just 50 copies, and includes an MP3 download. The 14 track follow-up to the critically acclaimed second album Rosary [..]

Aug 2016 16

Dope unveils new music video from upcoming albumHaving made its premiere on Revolver Magazine, the music video for “Hold On,” the latest single from the highly anticipated sixth album by Dope has been released. Co-directed by Edsel Dope with acclaimed director Dale Rage Restighini, Dope says of the new single, “It sounds like Dope, but it is clearly very modern and in no way reflects a band who is stuck in its past. The hooks are melodic and memorably, while the musicianship is on full display.” [..]

Aug 2016 16

Scandroid announces full-length album release
 
Having up to now released a number of singles, retro/electro act Scandroid has announced the Fall 2016 release of a full-length album. Having originally started as a collaboration between Celldweller’s Klayton and Varien (a.k.a. Nick Kaelar), Scandroid’s music explores a conceptual future inspired by the cyberpunk sci-fi of the ’80s [..]

Aug 2016 16

The Mission announces release date for new album
 
Another Fall from Grace, the latest album from UK goth/alt. rock band The Mission, has been announced for release on September 30, to be preceded by the Met-Amor-Phosis single on September 2. Produced by vocalist/founder Wayne Hussey and Tim Palmer, Hussey states that this new album “is the long lost missing link between the Sisters of Mercy’s First & Last & Always and The Mission’s God’s Own Medicine, both albums of course that I was heavily involved in making.” The album will feature several guest vocal performances from the likes of Gary Numan, Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore, Evi Vine, and All About Eve’s Julianne Regan [..]