Jul 2014 14

Corporation, Sheffield, UK – 04/18-20/2014
 
Resistanz Festival 2014

 

All of this world’s haters might hate and the fatalists might endlessly spin the tale of the industrial scene being on the brink of its extinction, but one flight across the ocean to Sheffield in the UK provides proof that this is not the case. Resistanz 2014 was in preparation before the last year’s edition even finished, which in itself is probably the best example of the commitment of its organizer to deliver a one-of-a-kind event that rivals any and all of the other better established industrial festivals. Only four years into its existence and Resistanz was again sold out, bringing together fans and bands from across the globe and for the first time, ReGen Magazine (even if only for one of the three days). We are now happy to deliver a report on how the UK’s industrial fans really celebrate Easter. [..]

Jul 2014 07

Pink Floyd to release first album in 20 years this OctoberThe iconic prog-rock band Pink Floyd will release its first album in 20 years this October, according to Polly Samson, wife of Floyd guitarist and co-lead vocalist David Gilmour, with a representative for Gilmour confirming the release of the album to Rolling Stone. Samson tweeted that the new album will be called The Endless River and is based on sessions recorded in 1994 during the recording of the band’s last studio album, The Division Bell. Samson said of the recordings, “[It] is Rick Wright’s swansong and very beautiful.” Wright died in 2008 at the age of 65. [..]

Jul 2014 03

The Prodigy returns with a "violent sounding" new albumUK electronic act The Prodigy returns after five years with what main man Liam Howlett describes as a “more violent sounding” album; “it feels wilder.” He goes on further to say about the new album, whose title has yet to be revealed, “It’s not so much old-school. It’s neither guitar-based nor synth-based; it’s kind of a mixture,” going on to say that “it’s got a lot of edge.” [..]

Jul 2014 03

Information Society announces next album release this FallLong running synthpop act Information Society will release its newest album, _Hello World on September 23 via Hakatak International. “This album is both a birth and a rebirth,” explains Paul Robb. “We’ve perhaps matured a bit, and that has enabled us to express some more nuanced emotions in our songs than we may have done earlier.”
Among brand new InSoc tracks, the album includes a cover of Devo’s “Beautiful World,” featuring Devo vocalist and founding member Gerald V Casale. [..]

Jul 2014 03

Moby teams up with Darth & Vader for collaboration trackElectronic legend Moby has teamed up with Brazilian electro/house artist Darth & Vader to present his first release through Dim Mak Records, titled Death Star. The release features the collaboration track along with two remixes by Tristan Garner and the duo of Tom Piper and Rob Pix. A track preview is available through SoundCloud [..]

Jul 2014 03

London After Midnight schedules European and Los Angeles datesGothic rock act London After Midnight has announced a string of late-July performances in Europe, followed by one night at The Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles on August 30. The shows will consist of old LAM favorites as well as tracks from an upcoming to-be-named LAM release [..]

Jun 2014 28

En Esch to released second solo album, launches PledgeMusic campaignEn Esch (ex-KMFDM, Pigface, Slick Idiot) is currently working on a new solo record, his second overall. To fund the creation and manufacture of the album, he has created a PledgeMusic campaign, which includes access to exclusive items designed and handmade by En Esch himself. While no title has yet been revealed, the album will feature a number of special guests, including guitarist and longtime band mate Günter Schulz, with additional guests to be announced as the album progresses. [..]