Author & Punisher
Category: Industrial / Drone / Experimental
Album: Women & Children
Blurb: Offering the faintest glimmers of what once was and may never be again, Author & Punisher delivers an album of apocalyptic grandeur.
Category: Black Metal / Industrial / Experimental
Blurb: A sonic onslaught that brings together the best elements of the two extremes of black metal and industrial, making for a viciously rewarding listen.
Cabaret Voltaire will release its newest compilation, #7885 (Electropunk to Technopop 1978 – 1985), on July 1 through Mute Records. #7885 compiles two distinct periods of Cabaret Voltaire, 1978-1981 and 1983-1985, for the first time together on one release. This follows the re-mastered vinyl release of Red Mecca and the sold out box set, #8385 (Collected Works 1983 – 1985). [..]
The legendary WaxTrax! Records store will return for one day and one day only in Chicago on June 15. The pop-up store will be located in the Chicago music venue Metro, open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., following a release show by WaxTrax!’s first newly signed act Cocksure. WaxTrax! will also be offering special deals on the store day [..]
Percussionist Bill Rieflin is joining former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck and Corin Tucker of Sleater-Kinney in a new supergroup, Super-Earth. The band also features Kurt Bloch (ex-Fastbacks) and Scott McCaughey (Young Fresh Fellows), and has thus far only appeaared live opening for Buck’s solo performances at Secret Society Ballroom in Portland, OR. Rieflin – long associated with such industrial groups as MINISTRY, Pigface, KMFDM, and Swans – became the fulltime touring drummer and auxiliary member for R.E.M. in 2004 [..]
Alt-Fest has announced goth/rock forerunners The Damned as its Sunday Goth Stage headliner. The band will play a selection of songs from the Phantasmagoria and Black albums, as well as a ‘people’s choice’ track to be decided by social media ahead of the set. The Damned’s set list includes tracks that have not been played live for years. [..]