Apr 2013 11

Raggedy Angry - Dead BeatsRaggedy Angry
Category: Industrial / Electro
Album: Dead Beats
Stars: 3
Blurb: A diverse mixture of industrial, punk, and metal that at times has trouble meshing very well together.

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Apr 2013 11

Mari Chrome - Toxic EPMari Chrome
Category: Electro / Synthpop
Album: Toxic EP
Stars: 2
Blurb: A solid track weighed down by the burden of a serious substance deficiency, rendering this EP vapid and difficult to recommend.

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Apr 2013 11

MiXE1 - Module 02MiXE1
Category: Electronic
Album: Module 02
Stars: 2.5
Blurb: On some fronts, far too poppy, and on others, dark and fast paced, meaning some will become enthralled while others will pass altogether.

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Apr 2013 11

Neonrain - ...Of the DeadNeonrain
Category: Experimental / Industrial
Album: …Of the Dead
Stars: 1.5
Blurb: An army of electronic musings paying homage to George A. Romero’s classic zombie film franchise that misses its mark due to overwhelming monotony.

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Apr 2013 11

Maduro - Catching BulletsMaduro
Category: Electronic
Album: Catching Bullets
Stars: 2.5
Blurb: Catching Bullets combines old sounds with new to create an interesting yet flat record.

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Apr 2013 11

Hardwire - InsurrectionHardwire
Category: Industrial / Metal
Album: Insurrection
Stars: 4
Blurb: Hardwire may use all the familiar elements found throughout industrial/metal, but do so with such precision and conviction, that what’s left is a highly enjoyable record.

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Apr 2013 11

Seattle, WA, Showbox SoDo, 03/30/2013

 

Showbox SoDo was packed with a varied crowd and a genuine, buzzing excitement for this final show of the KMFDM KUNST tour, featuring the return of Legion Within and Steve White. Despite this being the last stop of the tour (or perhaps because of it), there was no lack of energy from any of the bands, which truly made this show an experience to be had. [..]