Oct 2013 08

The Metro, Chicago, IL
Day 1: 2013/09/27

 

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When Cracknation’s Jamie Duffy passed away in the summer of 2012, the underground industrial rock scene assembled to deliver one of the most momentous concert events in the genre’s history. In collaboration with the Hope for the Day charity for suicide prevention, the ColdWaves concert featured 11 bands and brought together both new acts and old, several of which reuniting for the first time in years, to pay tribute to Duffy’s memory and his legacy. It celebrated not only his life and music, but the lives and music shared among those in attendance, reminding many of what made the industrial rock and coldwave scene so special. [..]

Oct 2013 08

Miss FD releases new videoDark synthpop artist Miss FD has released the official video for “Wanting is Not Enough,” a track from her latest album Comfort for the Desolate, released June 18. The video is directed by Adam Alvarez [..]

Oct 2013 08

Alison Moyet releases new video, announces limited U.S. performancesEnglish vocalist Alison Moyet has released a video for her single “Changeling,” her third single from the album The Minutes, released by Cooking Vinyl and Metropolis Records. “The video is inspired by a feeling of displacement that Alison described experiencing when she wrote the song,” explains director Cat Botibol. [..]

Oct 2013 08

Totally Wired Records supports robbed artistTotally Wired Records has announced the release of its solidarity compilation, Totally Robbed, to support Austrian artist Gran Barock, who was recently robbed after a live show in Vienna. Totally Wired has collected 11 tracks by the label’s signees [..]

Oct 2013 07

Mona Mur and En Esch team up with F.M. Einheit for new albumPost-punk/industrial duo Mona Mur and En Esch has teamed up with F.M. Einheit (formerly of Einstürzende Neubauten) to release the seven-track album Terre Haute. The album includes six original tracks and a cover of “Salomon Song” [..]

Oct 2013 02

The Rabid Whole releases new video, uncensored through KrankTVCanadian electro/alternative rock band The Rabid Whole has released a video for the track “Stargazer,” uncensored through BlankTV’s channel. Produced by Elektrik Playground, “Stargazer” comes from the band’s latest album Refuge. The Rabid Whole recently toured with BILE [..]

Oct 2013 02

Maxim of The Prodigy announces North American DJ tourMaxim of the legendary act The Prodigy will tour the United States and Canada starting October 25 through November 3 in select cities, DJing with female MC Cianna Blaze. This marks the first time any member of The Prodigy has played in the United States since 2011. [..]