Jul 2015 07

Long lost Lead into Gold EP to be finally released via WaxTrax!WaxTrax! Records has announced the release of a four-track EP by Lead into Gold, featuring renowned bassist/producer Paul Barker. Containing the original three songs from an unreleased single dating back to 1991, this new edition of the Low and Slow EP will also include a new title track recently uncovered from Barker’s original master tapes. Low and Slow was originally to be released via WaxTrax! in 1991 [..]

Jul 2015 06

Encephalon - PsychogenesisEncephalon
Category: Industrial / Electro / Experimental
Album: Psychogenesis
Stars: 4
Blurb: Flowing like a sci-fi narrative of a bleak future in which our reliance on machinery threatens to overtake the human impulse; and yet, the human element wins out with organic song structures and aggressively emotive vocals.

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Jul 2015 06

Deadstart Assembly - Blame It on the DevilDeadstar Assembly
Category: Industrial / Metal
Album: Blame It on the Devil
Stars: 3.5
Blurb: Full of vibrant melodies and twilit atmospheres amid raucous nü-metal cacophonies, Deadstar Assembly’s return after five years sounds to be well worth the wait.

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Jul 2015 06

Amelia Arsenic - Carbon Black EPAmelia Arsenic
Category: Electro / Industrial / Hip-Hop
Album: Carbon Black EP
Stars: 4
Blurb: At once abrasive and festive, the debut EP from Amelia Arsenic hits hard with a caustic blend of styles that is sure to get people excited and begging for more.

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Jul 2015 06

Dub Witch - Under a Dub Witch MoonDub Witch
Category: Electro-pop / Witch-House / Experimental
Album: Under a Dub Witch Moon
Stars: 4.5
Blurb: Eerily catchy yet dynamically unconventional, this latest outing from the great Stella Soleil is a beautiful and otherworldly musical journey.

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Jun 2015 26

Celldweller announces fourth chapter of latest albumDeath, the fourth chapter of the upcoming third full-length album by hybrid EDM/rock artist Celldweller, End of an Empire, has been announced for release on July 17; the complete album will be following later in 2015. Featuring two premier tracks, “New Elysium” and “Precious One,” Death is slated to be the final installment of the album [..]

Jun 2015 26

WaxTrax! Records launches Kickstarter campaign for documentaryLegendary independent imprint and veritable Mecca of industrial music in the U.S. WaxTrax! Records has announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign to fund the post-production of the upcoming Monumentary, a feature detailing the history of the renowned store and record label. The campaign runs from June 25 through July 25 with numerous exclusive rewards offered from the label, including previously unavailable vintage items. “Much of the post-production costs will include securing the right music,” states Julia Nash, daughter of WaxTrax! co-foudner Jim Nash [..]