Category: Industrial / Metal
Blurb: 3TEETH returns with this third album and major label debut with a bigger, meaner, and faster sound that cements the band’s status as industrial/metal icons.
Category: Electro / Rock
Album: All of My Dreams Are of This Place
Blurb: The new album from FIRES learns from some past mistakes, doubles down on original intent of the band, and then stuffs it full of raw emotion to create one of the catchiest and substantial albums of the year.
Category: Electro / Industrial
Album: Alternative Technology
Blurb: After a lengthy absence, Experiment Haywire presents a sharpened lyrical diatribe on the current social, political, and technological climate, set to a finely produced blend of EBM/industrial and retrowave.
Album: The Darkest Hour
Blurb: Polish electronic artist Jacek Wolanski describes his latest Cold Therapy release as “a soundtrack to the dark side of your mind,” which is as apt a description as any.
Category: Progressive / Metal / Experimental
Blurb: Simultaneously representing the biggest departure and the purest evolution of his black metal roots, Ihsahn’s most recent album continues to forge new paths of musical exploration that defy even the parameters of most progressive rock and metal.
Category: Electronic / Industrial / Dark Ambient
Blurb: No less abrasive or intense than his primary musical outlet, Nero Bellum’s solo debut invites you to lose yourself in his darkly ritualistic exploration of modular synthesis.
Category: Industrial / Rock
Album: Never Is Now
Blurb: SKOLD plays to his strengths on this latest outing, as he incorporates elements of his glam rock past and modern synthwave into his usual brand of industrial/rock… but in doing so, his musical weaknesses also become more apparent.