Sep 2014 16

Sol Invictus - Once Upon a TimeNeofolk outfit Sol Invictus will release its eighteenth studio album, Once Upon a Time, through Auerbach (a Prophecy Productions subsidiary) on September 26. “It is partly a lighthearted stroll through the violent, drug addled ’70s, with a jaunty nod to communist lentil eaters Henry Cow,” says the band. [..]

Sep 2014 16

Hanzel und Gretyl announces next albumFaux-German industrial/metal duo Hanzel und Gretyl will return with its newest album, Black Forest Metal, on November 11 through Metropolis Records. Its seventh studio release, Hanzel und Gretyl promises the album to be “the beginning of a new era. Darker, heavier, and more metal than metal! Prost!” [..]

Sep 2014 16

L'Âme Immortelle announces next albumAustrian darkwave duo L’Âme Immortelle will release its 12th studio album, Drahtseilakt, through Trisol on November 28. The album will also be available in a limited edition format [..]

Sep 2014 16

Erasure to release new single, streams upcoming albumEnglish synthpop duo Erasure will release its newest single, Elevation, on September 16, leading up to the release of its sixteenth studio album The Violet Flame one week later on September 23. The official video for the single track can be streamed through the band’s VEVO channel; the release will feature remixes by artists BT, Cutmore, Club Clique, and instrumental and extended editions. Tracks from the single can also be streamed through Erasure’s SoundCloud. [..]

Sep 2014 11

Adrian Belew launches music app and crowdfunding campaignAdrian Belew (King Crimson, David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails) has launched a Kickstarter campaign to support his new app, FLUX. Created in cooperation with creative director Nick Mueller and sound engineer Daniel Rowland, Belew describes FLUX as “an ever-changing variety of music, songs, sounds, and visual art, that comes at you in quick, surprising pieces – the way life does.” He continues, “You get exposed to a lot of interesting content quickly. And every listen is a new, unique experience [..]

Sep 2014 11

Lovelorn Dolls announce second albumBelgian gothic/metal act Lovelorn Dolls will release its sophomore album, Japanese Robot Invasion, on October 17 through Alfa Matrix. The album features the hit track “The Thrill,” teased by the band over the past year, along with nine other tracks [..]

Sep 2014 11

Alfa Matrix to release Cure tribute albumAlfa Matrix will release the 31-track compilation A Strange Play, featuring covers of The Cure by Alfa Matrix artists, on November 7. Artists such as Kant Kino, Helalyn Flowers, Junksista, Lovelorn Dolls, I:Scintilla, Sebastian Komor, and more provided covers of radio hits and lesser-known tracks. “The Cure was, is, and will continue to be a major influence and reference, conscious or not, for many underground artists and music lovers,” says the Alfa Matrix team. [..]