Dec 2016 09

PRONG announces 2017 North American tour
 
Following the band’s European tour during October and November, metal power trio Prong has announced a North American tour for 2017 supporting fellow longstanding metal acts Sepultura and Testament. Of the tour, Prong founder Tommy Victor calls it “simply fantastic,” further commenting that the band “is absolutely ecstatic” and “honored to be supporting and sharing a stage with both these legendary bands!” [..]

Dec 2016 09

X Marks the Pedwalk starts telling Secrets
 
German electro/industrial act X Marks the Pedwalk has announced the release of its ninth album, Secrets, due for release on March 24, 2017 via Meshwork Music. True to its title, the album’s themes deal with such questions as “What do we reveal about our personality, whom do we give insights, which parts are kept in hiding?” [..]

Dec 2016 07

Thievery Corporation announces new album
 
The DC based electronica duo of Eric Hilton and Rob Garza – collectively known as Thievery Corporation – pays homage to Jamaican dub on the new album, The Temple of I & I, set for a February 10, 2017 release on ESL Music. Thievery Corporation cites the sounds and philosophy of Jamaican music as a huge influence since the debut EP, Sounds from Thievery Hi-Fi; going straight to the source was the next logical step. The album title is based on the Rastafarian concept of I and I, or unity between all people and the divine. [..]

Dec 2016 06

Claus Larsen speaks with ReGen Magazine about his nearly three-decade-long career as one of the EBM scene’s most prolific and exciting artists.
 
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An InterView with Claus Larsen of Leæther Strip
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Dec 2016 05

MINISTRY embraces synthpop past with new collection of rare early material
 
MINISTRY - Trax! RaritiesOne of the pioneering acts of industrial/metal, MINISTRY now officially embraces the synthpop leanings of the past with a new double album via Cleopatra Records. Scheduled for release on December 9, Trax! Rarities is a special limited edition LP collection of rare early tracks and alternate versions from the band’s WaxTrax! era [..]

Dec 2016 05

Lords of Acid begins crowdfunding latest album
 
Electro/lust powerhouse Lords of Acid want you to help pop its crowdfunding cherry! The deviant dance floor act has already reached the original goal and started recording a completely fan funded sixth studio album, Pretty In Kink, but the band is now looking for a stretch goal reach around. By cutting out the label, Lords of Acid has given itself free creative reign and made room for fan input. [..]

Dec 2016 05

The Mute Gods second studio album announced
 
Progressive/pop rock act The Mute Gods has announced the release of the band’s second album, titled Tardigrades Will Inherit the Earth, for February 24, 2017 via InsideOut Music. Picking up where the previous album, Do Nothing Till You Hear from Me left off with themes of societal control and the outcome of following dogmatic paths, the album is stated to be a darker and more thought-provoking follow-up to the acclaimed 2016 debut. [..]