It has been a rather significant length of time since ReGen Magazine has featured a “Top Albums” list of the year, but in the tail end of 2021, editor-in-chief Ilker Yücel was invited by Sapphira Vee and James Reyna – a.k.a. Melodywhore – to be a guest on the pair’s Situation 47 Podcast, with the topic of discussion to focus on ReGen‘s “Top 20 Albums of 2021.” With the participation of our writing staff, such a list was eventually assembled in time for the Podcast, but as perhaps should have been expected, the number of selections far exceeded 20… [..]
In these times of social distancing and isolation to quell the spread of the pandemic, the need for personal interaction and congregation is being felt around the world. The cancellation of numerous tours, shows, and festival events combined with the closure of clubs and venues has left an indelible void in the hearts of all who find solace in music. Live shows are more than a chance to see one’s favorite bands perform on a stage – they’re an opportunity for genuine human contact, the exchange of shared tastes, ideas, and emotions. In this writer’s estimation, no festival event accomplishes this more than ColdWaves [..]
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From all of us at ReGen Magazine…
Trash Deity – the new collaboration of Groovie Mann (My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult) and producer/musician John D. Norten (Blue Eyed Christ) – has announced a new remix EP, Frantic Child/Cross & Divide, showcasing remixes of the two tracks by the likes of Jim Marcus (GoFight, Die Warzau, Pigface), Colin Allrich (Slighter), Martin King (Test Dept.), and more… and now, the band wants YOU to have a hand in its creation with this special Fan Album Art Contest!!! [..]
In the heart of the nation’s capital, the DC Fetish Ball now celebrates 11 years in the area. Representing one of the region’s largest and most recognized nights for the alternative and underground scene, it’s now taking a new direction in hopes of bringing a more positive message and help a culture that currently stands in crisis. [..]