Feb 2018 07

Halo Effect precedes new album with EP paying tribute to synthpop influences
 
With a new album slated for release in May of 2018, Italian electro/synthpop act Halo Effect has released an EP paying tribute to three of the band’s primary influences. Now available via Bandcamp, A Mode to Cure features the band’s renditions of Depeche Mode’s “To Have and to Hold,” The Cure’s “Closedown,” and “Radioactivity” by Kraftwerk [..]

Feb 2018 06

Armalyte Industries to release twentieth solo album from Chris Connelly
 
Chris Connelly - The Tide Stripped BareOne of the hardest working and most prolific musicians in modern music, legendary industrial and alternative artist Chris Connelly will be releasing a new solo album via Armalyte Industries on February 26. Recorded in his home studio and celebrating the man’s love of art, romance, and recurring themes of the life aquatic, The Tide Stripped Bare marks Connelly’s twentieth solo release and arrives in the midst of a highly productive period [..]

Feb 2018 06

Chuck Mosley to be the subject of a documentary
 
Best remembered as the former vocalist for Faith No More and having left an indelible mark on modern music as a member of Bad Brains, Cement, and most recently Primitive Race, Chuck Mosley’s death on November 9, 2017 at the age of 57 left a painful void in the hearts of family, friends, and fans alike. Prior to his passing, he had agreed to be the subject of a documentary by director/musician Drew Fortier, initially conceived as a narrative on the singer and his then burgeoning comeback after a long period away from the spotlight. Thanks. And Sorry: The Chuck Mosley Movie will be produced by Mosley’s longtime friend and band mate (and babysitter) Douglas Esper [..]

Feb 2018 06

A Perfect Circle releases new single, announces first new album in 14 years
 
A Perfect Circle has dropped a new single from the upcoming album and has at long last announced its title and release date – Eat the Elephant, the band’s first album of new material in 14 years, is due out April 20.
The new single, “TalkTalk” features densely woven vocals and instrumentals, which unfurl from delicate and deceptively minimalistic into darkly aggressive and brooding before pulsating back and beckoning. Careful listeners will be rewarded with subtle and unexpected echoes of familiar sonic motifs that give the song a strong sense of place within A Perfect Circle’s universe and reinforce the lyrics’ message with a reminder that we’ve been over this before as vocalist Maynard James Keenan unabashedly calls out the hypocrisy of “thoughts and prayers” Christians and implores us, “Don’t be the problem, be the solution.” [..]

Feb 2018 05

Resonance FM to host fundraiser featuring :zoviet*france: and Ron Geesin
 
As part of an annual series fundraising events, Resonance FM will be hosting a special event as part of its weekly radio show, A Duck in a Tree, on February 11 at London’s Café Oto. This event will feature ambient/industrial project :zoviet*france: as the headliner, with support from classic electronic band Langham Research Centre, and composer/sound designer Ron Geesin [..]

Feb 2018 05

Doganov releases new single, music video
 
Belgian industrial/rock act Doganov has released a music video for the single “Twincest” as a prelude to the band’s upcoming EP. Produced by Doganov, the NSFW video relates a story of a man “addicted to beauty and strange relationships” as he drives the Belgian countryside with a dolled up mannequin as his only companion [..]

Feb 2018 04

GoFundMe Campaign to assist Claus Larsen and husband Kurt Grünewald with medical costs
 
A GoFundMe campaign has been organized by Tom Shear of Assemblage 23 to raise funds for Claus Larsen – best known in the goth/industrial scene for his work in Leæther Strip, Klutæ, and Am Tierpark – and his husband Kurt Grünewald to assist the Danish couple with rising medical costs and treatments. Larsen will be donating a kidney for Grünewald’s replacement surgery, which has been postponed due to issues with the Danish healthcare system [..]

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