Apr 2016 15

Front 242 issues remastered edition of last studio albumAs part of the band’s re-release series celebrating 35 years of existence, pioneering EBM act Front 242 is issuing a remastered edition of the 2003 album P.U.L.S.E. via Alfa Matrix. The re-release will also feature as a special bonus the companion Still+Raw EP, in multicolored two-disc CD formats with the special collector box set limited to 1242 copies [..]

Apr 2016 14

My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult announces East Coast tour datesMy Life with the Thrill Kill Kult has announced that the Summer 2016 Elektrik Messiah Show tour, during which the prominent industrial/disco act will be performing electro versions of many classic tracks, including songs from the band’s 2014 Spooky Tricks album. The tour will begin June 9 in Northampton, PA, continuing until June 17 in Rosemead, CA. [..]

Apr 2016 13

Mark Gemini Thwaite signs with SPV for solo debutRenowned guitarist Mark Gemini Thwaite has announced the release of his debut solo record, titled Volumes, for late June, having signed with the SPV record label. The album features numerous guest appearances from various artists Thwaite has worked with throughout his illustrious career, with HIM vocalist Ville Valo appearing on the leadoff single, a cover of the ABBA classic “Knowing Me Knowing You,” to be released on April 15 [..]

Apr 2016 13

Adoration Destroyed signs to Cleopatra, announces new singleElectro/rock act Adoration Destroyed has announced the release of a new single, titled Carnal Dirge, to be released on April 22 via Cleopatra Records, marking the band’s first release with the prominent label. The single features the band’s cover of the Til Tuesday hit “Voices Carry,” previously available on the COMA Music Magazine Tainted Candy Vol.2 compilation [..]

Apr 2016 13

ReGen Digressions – Episode 9: The Hair Metal Episode

 

ReGen Digressions
Episode 9: “The Hair Metal Episode
Recorded: Saturday, January 30, 2016…

 

Are you ready to rock & roll?! You’d better be as the bitter brothers John Galope and Ilker Yücel are joined by the incomparable Greg Papanicolas to discuss the importance of hair metal and glam rock in modern music. The trio gets right to business in discussing the conections between these often maligned/revered genres, particularly touching on their influence on the industrial/rock scene [..]

Apr 2016 11

Vampyre Anvil - TetsuoVampyre Anvil
Category: Industrial
Album: Tetsuo
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Two of the underground music scene’s most celebrated and creative impresarios join forces to lead the charge in the post-industrial era with an album of coldly mechanical atmospheres and very human emotional textures.

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Apr 2016 11

GoFight - Gay on the Dancefloor EPGoFight
Category: Electroscuzz / Electro / Industrial
Album: Gay on the Dancefloor EP
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Presenting eight explorations into varying styles of dance music and its permutations in the current electro/industrial scene, making for one hell of a good time!

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