Jun 2017 16

PIG - Prey & Obey EPPIG
Category: Industrial / Rock
Album: Prey & Obey EP
Blurb: Another succulent supplement from the Lord of Lard, this latest EP can easily stand up to anything in PIG’s perverted past, delivering three classic tracks of orchestral samples, seething guitars, and alliterative lyrical vitality.

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Jun 2017 16

Lorelei Dreaming - BansheeLorelei Dreaming
Category: Industrial / Electronic
Album: Banshee
Blurb: Chicago based artist Laura Bienz takes a different artistic direction with Lorelei Dreaming in comparison to her work with St. Griselda and Angelspit, unleashing a solo project that is modern, versatile, and here to stay.

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Jun 2017 15

Chelsea Wolfe unveils new single from upcoming album, announces U.S. tour with Youth Code
 
Chelsea Wolfe - Hiss SpunCalifornia doom folk artist Chelsea Wolfe has announced her fifth studio album, Hiss Spun, will be released September 22, preceded by a new single, “16 Psyche.” Wolfe’s ethereal vocals float and echo above thick, grinding guitars and howling bass punctuated by insistent drums swirling in a sea of distortion in what some are calling her heaviest song to date. The album was recorded by Kurt Ballou of Converge and features Troy Van Leeuwen (Queens of the Stone Age, A Perfect Circle) on guitar. [..]

Jun 2017 13

DOPE to embark on Fall 2017 tour with (HED)Pe
 
Veteran industrial/metal band DOPE and G-punk trailblazers (HED)Pe have announced a joint Fall 2017 tour. The Monster High Tour kicks off September 9 at the Blue Ridge Rock Festival in Lynchburg, VA and will also feature metal rockers Ill Niño on selected dates. This marks DOPE’s third tour since mid-2016, following hot on the heels of the Blood Lust Death Tour with Combichrist earlier this year; front man Edsel Dope says that while he is “really excited about this tour,” he is “anticipating that this will be the last DOPE tour for a some time. [..]

Jun 2017 12

Empire State Human returns with new album, lyric video
 
Empire State Human - Romo15 years after the 2002 Pop Robot debut, Irish electronic band Empire State Human has released a new full-length album, Romo on Moscow’s ScentAir Records. The release touches on themes of outsiders and subtle political commentary, while staying true to the group’s synthpop and electronic roots to create a sound both retro and modern. ESH founding member, Aidan Casserly describes the album as “a pure electronic pop album [..]

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 [..]