Category: Symphonic Metal
Album: Rhapsodies in Black
Blurb: Exit Eden sets out to prove that even the most saccharine pop ballads can be reworked into metal masterpieces.
Category: Industrial / Dubstep / Electro
Blurb: Dubstep, techno, glitch, industrial with a vocal delivery somewhere between goth and death metal.
Fun Never Starts
Category: Electro / Industrial
Album: Nothing’s Good Ever
Blurb: Let’s get serious here, because while the production could use some finessing, this sophomore release from Baltimore’s Fun Never Starts is indeed some serious fun.
Category: Post-punk / Alt. rock
Blurb: Hardly a trifle, but not the most essential of albums, the debut from Michelle Walters’ solo outlet is a down and dirty display of damn good songwriting sure to please fans of old-school post-punk.
Category: Industrial / Electro
Album: Requiem for the Hyperreal
Blurb: On this fourth full-length, Australian act Shiv-R shows continued growth, experimentation, and originality.
Category: Industrial / EBM
Blurb: :Wumpscut: mastermind Rudy Ratzinger calls it quits and Metropolis Records releases a career spanning three disc “greatest hits” of the industrial/EBM mainstay.
Category: Industrial / Noise
Album: That Beast
Blurb: Jamie Blacker has created a lean, hard-hitting dance album simply for the sake of making a lean, hard-hitting dance album… and that’s just fine.