Jan 2017 10

Devin Townsend Project - TranscendenceDevin Townsend Project
Category: Progressive / Metal / Experimental
Album: Transcendence
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: No longer just an extension of the individual, but also presenting the strength of a collective unit, the latest album from Devin Townsend Project does well to please longtime fans and entice a new audience.

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Jan 2017 10

IAMX - Everything Is Burning (Metanoia Addendum)IAMX
Category: Electro-pop
Album: Everything Is Burning (Metanoia Addendum)
Stars: 4
Blurb: This addendum to IAMX’s latest album boasts seven unreleased tracks that create a successful closure to the musical journey begun on Metanoia.

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Jan 2017 10

Khost [Deconstructed and Reconstructed by] Godflesh - Needles into the GroundKhost [Deconstructed and Reconstructed by] Godflesh
Category: Industrial / Noise / Doom Metal
Album: Needles into the Ground
Stars: 4
Blurb: The legendary Godflesh reconstructs fellow Birmingham act Khost’s material into a more industrialized but no less abrasive doom-laden affair that is sure to please genre fans.

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Jan 2017 10

David Bowie - BlackstarDavid Bowie
Category: Experimental / Rock / Jazz
Album: Blackstar
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: A final full-length offering from one of the world’s most innovative and truly artistic figures… what more can be said?

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Jan 2017 10

New Order announces US mini-tour
 
Mainstay post-punk/electronic act New Order has announced a handful of select US shows following a world tour in support of the critically acclaimed tenth studio album, Music Complete. The five date mini-tour begins at New York’s Radio City Music Hall April 13 [..]

Jan 2017 10

Ghosts in the Graveyard unveils new music video
 
Ghosts in the Graveyard – the synthpop/horror project of former God Module co-front man Byron C. Miller, Wiscon’s Paul Morgan, and Byron’s wife and collaborator Shelly Miller – has released a video for “Needs” off of the band’s debut album, Monsters for the Masses. The video is an homage to grainy ’80s VHS horror flicks following a modern day Dracula hunting and being hunted through the the streets and catacombs of Paris and Seattle. [..]

Jan 2017 05

Long out-of-print Mortiis side project reissued
 
German label Funeral Industries will be releasing four albums from Vond, the ’90s side project of Norwegian industrial/metal artist Mortiis. Of these releases, three will be reissues of the long out-of-print albums Selvmord, The Dark River, and Green Eyed Demon, along with the AIDS to the People compilation featuring several previously unreleased singles. [..]