Feb 2019 04

Mr.Kitty pays tribute to a friend with a new track for suicide prevention
 
Austin, Texas based synthpop artist Mr.Kitty has released a new song, “Empty Phases,” from his upcoming album, EPHEMERAL. The song memorializes a friend lost to suicide, with the artist explaining that, “Sometimes life is death and today, I have the chance to bring death to life.” [..]

Feb 2019 03

REVillusion announces details of sophomore album, featuring guest performances from members of PIG, Stabbing Westward, and Chimaira
 
Two years after the New Extinction debut, REVillusion – the Philadelphia industrial/rock collective headed by producer/musician Brian E. Carter – has announced the release of the group’s sophomore album, HEART(less), on February 14. Taking on a “much darker and heavier” and more “industrial/metal” tone than the preceding record, Carter describes the themes on HEART(less) as “about the change in our culture, politics, social media, personal romance, and anything else in this world that doesn’t mind ripping your heart out one piece at a time… but once the last piece has been taken, you realize that you are truly set free.” [..]

Feb 2019 01

Nitzer Ebb announces North American and European tour dates throughout 2019, including festival appearances at ColdWaves, Wave Gotik Treffen, InFest, and Amphi
 
It simply can’t be understated the level of influence Nitzer Ebb has held in modern music, as one of the pioneering forces in EBM and underground electro. In July of 2018, the band had announced that it would reunite for a performance on July 20, 2019 in Cologne, Germany as part of the Amphi Festival, which would feature original NitzerEbbProdukt founding members David Gooday and Simon Granger joining the core duo of Douglas McCarthy and Bon Harris. Subsequently, in September, a long lost music video for the 1985 “So Bright So Strong” single was released, followed by Pylon Records’ Nitzer Ebb: 1982-2010 10 LP box set in October, with the promise of further live dates to be announced for 2019.
Now, that promise is fulfilled as Nitzer Ebb has announced that the band will perform two legs of a North American tour. [..]

Feb 2019 01

Evi Vine releases second single from upcoming album, addressing themes of suicide and loss
 
With her third album’s release date fast approaching, London darkwave/alt. rock artist Evi Vine has released the second single from Black//Light//White//Dark, titled “My Only Son.” Featuring piano arrangements by Kevin Pollard, the song follows up on the preceding single, “Sabbath,” with lyrics revolving around the suicide of a close friend [..]

Feb 2019 01

Kælan Mikla begins European tour, releases new music video
 
Icelandic electro/post-punk band Kælan Mikla has released a video for the song “Draumadís” via Cvlt Nation off of the album Nótt Eftir Nótt. Director Logi Hilmarsson worked closely with the band to create a darkly comedic narrative built on surrealist imagery inspired by Italian horror films of the ’60s and ’70s. [..]

Jan 2019 31

Nahja Mora - As DeathNahja Mora
Category: Industrial / Experimental
Album: As Death
Blurb: As inviting melodies struggle to be heard amid cackles of sonic chaos, the third album from this Baltimore industrial group continues down an experimental path that will surely test the listener’s endurance with rewards both subtle and gross… but not for the timid.

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Jan 2019 30

WaxTrax! Documentary to be released in April, including soundtrack of previously unreleased material from WaxTrax! artists
 
At long last, after spending the last several years on the festival circuit, the highly anticipated Industrial Accident: The Story of WaxTrax! Records documentary will be receive a wide release on April 16, 2019. The feature recounts the history of the eminent music store and record label, founded by Jim Nash and Dannie Flesher, becoming the hub for underground punk and industrial bands like KMFDM, Front 242, MINISTRY, My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, and many more; created by Julia Nash – daughter of Jim Nash – and husband Mark Skillicorn, the film includes interviews with the likes of Al Jourgensen, Trent Reznor, Sascha Konietzko, Richard “23” Jonckheere, Chris Connelly, Ian MacKaye, Dave Grohl, Steve Albini, and many more. [..]

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