Category: Metal / Experimental
Album: No One is Alone If No One is Alive
Blurb: A relentlessly cold and passionate delivery of acerbic experimental metal that sees this Chicago trio taking the next step in its evolution.
Category: Electronic / Experimental
Blurb: Perhaps Deadliner’s least esoteric and most accomplished work yet, exploring the legacy of visionary inventor Nikola Tesla.
Category: Industrial / Metal
Album: Order of the Shadow: Act I
Blurb: Psyclon Nine’s last official album is a soundtrack to the apocalypse and is easily the band’s best work yet.
Gnome & Spybey
Category: Experimental / Ambient
Album: Three Point One
Blurb: Droning celestial ambience with the faint glimmers of an organic mindset makes for a lushly enjoyable if somewhat more repetitive listen from the experimental duo’s fourth outing.
My Enemy Complete
Category: Industrial / Electro / Rock
Album: The Symmetry of Realizing
Blurb: More danceable and electro without losing the industrial rock power, My Enemy Complete’s sophomore album strikes a nearly perfect balance between underground edge and mainstream appeal.
Einheit Esch & Mur
Category: Industrial / Experimental
Album: Terre Haute
Blurb: A much more classical, avant-garde form of industrial, featuring a diverse range of sounds from three of the genre’s most revered personalities.
Category: Goth / Shoegaze / Darkwave
Album: Quiet Moments
Blurb: As lovely as autumn yet as cold as winter, Lycia returns from a long absence with a lush set of darkwave to chill your heart.