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. [..]

Nov 2016 30

Peter Murphy begins second U.S. leg of Stripped tour
 
Peter Murphy’s Stripped tour has kicked off a second U.S. leg. The legendary goth rock pioneer will perform material spanning his career, from his days as front man for seminal gothic group Bauhaus to his 10 solo albums, with a few covers thrown in for good measure. Longtime collaborators guitarist John Andrews and bassist/electric violinist Emilio “Zef” China accompany Murphy on the tour [..]

Nov 2016 27

Marc Heal - The HumMarc Heal
Category: Industrial / Electronic
Album: The Hum
Stars: 5
Blurb: Marking his solo debut under his own name, Marc Heal puts all of his songwriting and production skills to the fore with what is surely one of the best albums of his long and storied career.

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Nov 2016 27

Scandroid - ScandroidScandroid
Category: Electro / New Wave / Rock
Album: Scandroid
Stars: 3
Blurb: Klayton’s love letter to ‘80s cyberpunk, set in the neon-lit technological claustrophobia of Neo-Tokyo, achieves a richly textured sound with some catchy moments.

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Nov 2016 27

Kanga - KangaKanga
Category: Electro-pop / Industrial
Album: Kanga
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Strong songwriting and production abounds on this auspicious debut, infusing pop sensibilities into the fringes of industrial and signaling the arrival of a remarkably talented artist.

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Nov 2016 27

Dope - Blood Money Part 1Dope
Category: Industrial / Metal / Alternative
Album: Blood Money Part 1
Stars: 4
Blurb: Dope continues to do what Dope does best, making this a strong release from a band that has never compromised or capitulated to convention.

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