Sep 2017 29

Powerman 5000 announces new album and tour
 
Powerman 5000 - New WavePowerman 5000 is back with New Wave, the industrial/metal band’s first album since 2014’s Builders of the Future. The first single, “Sid Vicious in a Dress,” a relentless guitar driven ode to an out of control girlfriend, was released in early September. Frontman Spider One states, “After all these years, I feel like the band gets better with every record and tour. I’ve never lost the enthusiasm [..]

Sep 2017 28

Ever devoted to expanding musical and sonic horizons to defy categorical conventions, ∆AIMON speaks with ReGen prior to the band’s second appearance at the Chicago ColdWaves.
 
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An InterView with Brant Showers of ∆AIMON
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Sep 2017 28

Cyanotic releases ninth studio album
 
Cyanotic - Tech NoirMarking the Chicago industrial collective’s ninth studio release and fourth full-length album, Cyanotic has announced the release of Tech Noir, named after the nightclub featured in the 1984 sci-fi hit The Terminator. Heralded as “a loving tribute to classic and current cyberpunk/industrial music culture,” the album showcases band leader and founding member Sean Payne’s production savvy and musical versatility [..]

Sep 2017 28

Artoffact Records reissues legendary new wave group Images In Vogue
 
The first reissues of new wave pioneers Images In Vogue’s music through Artoffact Records, the Incipience series, is now available for pre-order. The Vancouver based early electronic group, where cEvin Key of Skinny Puppy and Don Gordon of Numb got their start, formed in 1981, receiving national and international attention and winning a CASBY award for single of the year in 1986 for “In The House,” before disbanding in 1991. [..]

Sep 2017 28

New NSFW animated music video from x.a.o.s.
 
Melbourne based industrial project x.a.o.s. has released a new video for “Big Daddy” off of the Algea album. The deliberately childish and crude NSFW animated video is a scathing condemnation of the hypocrisy of religious organizations regarding sexuality. The video comes at a time when Australia’s Catholic church’s vocal opposition to same sex marriage coincides with a years long investigation into child sexual abuse [..]

Sep 2017 28

After five years, for all the emptiness is back with a new EP and music video
 
Industrial/synthpop band for all the emptiness has released the offical video for the song “Hearts Against Minds.” The Toronto based group travelled to Nevada to shoot the video in multiple locations, taking adavntage of a raging windstorm to create a “story of a world of people trapped within themselves, struggling, in pain, and wanting to break free” against a backdrop of violent news clippings and “drones” in military camouflage. [..]

Sep 2017 25

Lord of the Lost U.S. tour cancelled
 
Several days before the band was to commence its U.S. tour with KMFDM and ohGr, German dark rock band Lord of the Lost has unfortunately been denied entry into the United States. The tour was to begin in Chicago on Sunday, October 1 as one of the bands on the third night of this year’s ColdWaves VI. To address the matter, Lord of the Lost has issued this statement [..]

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