In a special contribution to ReGen Magazine, Carrion’s Hide Beliya’al speaks with Fade Kainer of Statiqbloom about the development of the band’s post-industrial sound to culminate in the latest album.
An InterView with Fade Kainer of Statiqbloom
Originally released on WaxTrax! Records in 1990, My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult’s second album, Confessions of a Knife… remains one of the benchmarks for the underground industrial music scene, with tracks like “Kooler Than Jesus,” “The Days of Swine & Roses,” “Ride the Mindway,” and “A Daisy Chain 4 Satan” still finding their way onto many a DJ set and achieving classic status. Now, to celebrate the album’s 30th anniversary, WaxTrax! has announced that the iconic record will be in print again; remastered from the original analog tapes, with new limited CD and vinyl editions now available for pre-order [..]
Despite having his work featured in numerous works of film and television, including a sizeable portion of original compositions, there hasn’t been a single album release dedicated to this particular section of his extensive oeuvre until now. True to its title, Film Music 1976-2020 showcases the electronic music pioneer’s cinematic works with a selection of some of his best known soundtrack pieces, along with some more obscure and previously unreleased tracks; spanning five decades, the collection presents 17 tracks [..]
With a legacy of almost four decades at the forefront of the darkwave and goth/rock music scene, Clan of Xymox continues to provide an emotional soundtrack for the dimmest of times, with Ronny Moorings speaking about the band’s new album and life during the pandemic.
An InterView with Ronny Moorings of Clan of Xymox
Formed in 1986, Ohio’s The Wake earned numerous accolades during the goth/rock and post-punk wave of the period, appearing on numerous genre compilations and touring as a support act for the likes of Nine Inch Nails and Skinny Puppy. After the release of Nine Ways in 1996, the band’s lineup went through several shifts before The Wake finally went on indefinite hiatus in 2000. Now 25 years since recording that momentous album, The Wake has at last returned [..]