With a wistful blend of post-punk and darkwave comes the latest single from Los Angeles trio Ashrr, titled “Dark Eyes.” The song marks the follow-up to the “Waves” single released in August, with vocalist Steven Davis stating the new single’s themes to be about dealing with one’s imperfections [..]
As a widely emulated and influential guitarist, the passing of Gang of Four co-founder and lifelong member Andy Gill earlier this year has left an indelible void in post-punk and alternative music. Throughout 2020, the surviving band members have paid tribute to their fallen comrade with the release of the This Heaven Gives Me Migraine and Anti Hero EPs featuring Gill’s last written and recorded material; now, those musicians impacted by his work will be paying tribute with the release of The Problem of Leisure: A Celebration of Andy Gill and Gang of Four [..]
Heralded for its blend of tribal rhythms and forceful percussion with socially charged industrial/rock, CHANT has unveiled a new music video for the track “Primetime Annihilation.” “I had visions of a media blitz projected onto this character,” states founder/front man Bradley Bills, who takes on the persona of an egomaniacal demagogue in the guise of a game show host [..]
Leæther Strip’s Claus Larsen has released a new benefit compilation in loving tribute to his husband Kurt Grünewald. Organized by Brent Heinze of Probe 7 and spanning 72 tracks, the Bound with Love collection stands as a clebration of the love the couple shared with each other and with their fans before Grünewald sadly succumbed to cancer in September of this year; with his struggle for life having incurred numerous medical bills, the compilation offers financial support to Larsen during this most difficult time. Released as a Bandcamp exclusive and mastered by Inertia’s Reza Udhin, Bound with Love features such artists as Black Needle Noise, Ego Likeness, My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, The Cassandra Complex, iVardensphere, Deathline International with Jello Biafra, Eva X, Cynergy 67, kETvECTOR, Angelspit, NØIR, Android Lust, and many more.
Artoffact Records has announced the release date for the latest album from Los Angeles artist/producer KANGA, titled You and I will Never Die, with the album’s first single appearing today. Available to stream on Bandcamp and Spotify, “Godless” presents KANGA’s signature brand of industrialized pop with forceful yet danceable rhythms and striking synth and vocal melodies [..]
Hot on the heels of the Flesh maxi-single, Chicago post-industrial/metal act 5 R V L N 5 follows up with a new single to showcase the talents of two of the most pioneering artists in the genre – Justin K. Broadrick and Sanford Parker. “This song really relates back to a certain period in my life two or three years ago,” explains band founder/songwriter Chuck Clybourne about “World of Filth,” going on to call that time as one of misery and chaos [..]
Scandroid, the synthwave moniker of musician/producer Klayton, has announced the release of The Darkness and The Light, a double-album that at long last collects the artist’s two previous albums into a single collective whole. The new album contains the original tracks from 2018’s The Darkness and 2019’s The Light, now supplemented with additional tracks exclusive to this collection [..]