Rustblade has announced the release of Claudio Simonetti’s score to the 1985 Italian horror movie Demons. Produced by Dario Argento and directed by Lamberto Bava, Demons is widely heralded in the horror genre, earning a place on the Bravo TV channel’s 100 Scariest Movie Moments; set for release on May 29, this definitive 30th anniversary release features Simonetti’s full score composed entirely for Demons. Included are a series of bonus demos and unreleased material, along with two video clips, and a poster in a special digipack case on a colored vinyl LP limited to 666 copies. [..]
Carving out its own niche in the world of indie electro/rock music, Julien-K may be one of the year’s most notable success stories with the band’s fan-funded third album. Vocalist Ryan Shuck speaks with ReGen about the band’s relationship with the fans and what the future holds for Julien-K.
Alt./metal act Society 1 has unveiled its latest music video for the song “Pain and Torture,” from the band’s latest album, A Collection of Lies. Directed by vocalist Matt Zane, who states, “We just wanted to do something absurd and different,” the video depicts a woman erotically engaged with an oversized stuffed teddy bear, interspersed with the band performing, culminating in a violent end. [..]
Black December, the new heavy rock band fronted by Eric Powell, has signed with Metropolis Records, announcing the release date for the band’s debut album, Vol. 1. Produced/mixed by Marc Jordan and mastered by Howie Weinberg, Vol. 1 will be released on July 3. [..]
Sony Masterworks is honoring pioneering inventor Dr. Robert Moog with a new album to commemorate the tenth annivesary of his passing, as well as the Moog Music company’s reinstatement of large format modular synthesizers, with a new album, Bach to Moog. Continuing in the tradition of the 1968 album Switched on Bach by Wendy Carlos, Bach to Moog will showcase the music of Johann Sebastian Bach as performed on reissued and modern generation Moog synthesizers [..]
Electro/futurepop act VNV Nation has announced the release of Resonance, featuring several of the band’s best known songs performed with no electronic instrumentation by the Babelsberg Film Orchestra. Recorded at the orchestra’s historic studio in Potsdam (next to the stage where Fritz Lang’s legendary Metropolis was shot), Resonance is set for release on May 15 [..]
Martin Gore has released a new music video for the track “Europa Hymn” from his upcoming solo album, MG. The animated video was directed by London based M-I-E, a collective that has done numerous shorts and videos [..]