Feb 2018 02

Two-volume history of CAN to be released in spring
 
All Gates Open, a limited edition two-volume history of influential avant-garde band CAN, will be released this spring. Volume one, All Gates Open, is a biography of the band by Rob Young, former editor of The Wire magazine and author of Electric Eden: Unearthing Britain’s Visionary Music and histories of the Rough Trade and Warp labels. Young weaves interviews with CAN’s founding members, vocalists, friends, and industry associates with an examination of the group’s music to create a definitive portrait of the group. [..]

Feb 2018 01

Legend - Midnight ChampionLegend
Category: Industrial / Rock / Synthpop
Album: Midnight Champion
Blurb: After a five year hiatus, Legend is back with the follow up to Fearless, and is an improved band in every way.

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Jan 2018 31

Ian Boddy and Erik Wøllo announces third collaborative albumDiN Records founder Ian Boddy and renowned Norwegian guitarist Erik Wøllo continue their collaboration with a new album, Meridian. The composers’ follow-up to their debut release, Frontiers, and the 2014 EC12 ‎album takes listeners on a journey to an undiscovered country woven of Boddy’s analog synths and strings and Wøllo’s intricate guitar [..]

Jan 2018 30

With the completion of the Themes of Carnal Empowerment trilogy, Jamie Blacker prepares to release a whole new barrage of Electronic Substance Abuse, speaking with ReGen about That Beast and what sort of monstrous surprises we can expect.
 
Electronic Substance Abuse

 

An InterView with Jamie Blacker of Electronic Substance Abuse
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Jan 2018 30

On Saturday, May 19 in Newark, NJ’s Prudential Center, the iconic horror/punk band Misfits will perform with fellow punk and metal acts Murphy’s Law and Suicidal Tendencies as special guests. Having reunited to perform headlining sets at Riot Fest in Denver, CO and Chicago, IL in September of 2016, the lineup of vocalist Glenn Danzig, bassist Jerry Only, and guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein performed two additional shows in 2017, with the New Jersey show marking the original trio’s triumphant return 30 years later to the East Coast, “where it all began!” [..]

Jan 2018 29

Dawn of Ashes to release remastered edition of 2004 demo album
 
Dawn of Ashes - Sacred Fever (Remastered)Long known for fusing the symphonic grandeur and brute force of black metal with brutal industrial textures, Dawn of Ashes has announced a special gift for the band’s fans in the form of a remastered edition of the 2004 demo album Sacred Fever. Expressing a certain displeasure with the demo, founder Kristof Bathory admits to “being extremely stubborn over the past few years and not acknowledging how amazing our earlier generation of DoA fans are that have supported this project.” [..]

Jan 2018 28

Remastered editions of two iconic Die Krupps albums on Artoffact Records
 
Pioneering EBM and industrial/metal act Die Krupps will be releasing via Artoffact Records remastered vinyl editions of Volle Kraft Voraus and I. The two iconic albums mark distinct eras of the band, with 1982’s Volle Kraft Voraus embracing a synth driven style cited as an inspiration by Front 242 and Nitzer Ebb, and I signalling the group’s evolution into a heavier industrial/metal sound. [..]

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