Aug 2022 15

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Rarely does a band effectively philosophize on the nature of a remix companion in relation to the thematic narrative laid down by its parent album, but post-industrial and experimental electro act EbE404 does just that with the soon-to-be-released Ripple EP. Whereas Inrush details the story “of a day of patterns and cycles that endlessly repeat and shift as we move through reality [..]

Aug 2022 13

In the years since its inception in 1993, Metropolis Records has become something of a household name to the entire world of music, having successfully fostered some of the most innovative and impactful talents in electronic and industrial music. The label has been one of the most significant entities for those genres on this side of the Atlantic, often providing distribution and exposure in North America for musicians and bands around the world. So, when the news struck at the end of this past July that Metropolis Records founder Dave Heckman had passed away… well, shock and sadness don’t even begin to cover the emotional tailspin that the electro/industrial music community began to endure. [..]

Aug 2022 12

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“Nostalgia is a potent phenomenon,” states Artoffact Records as the prominent label gears up for the latest release from Front Line Assembly side project Noist Unit. Inspired by the literary works of noted sci-fi author William Gibson, Cheeba City Blues sees Bill Leeb examining the stylistic differences in retro and modern electro/EBM and industrial, first evidenced by the introductory “Alone Again” single, and now by the follow-up “Dub It Up.” [..]

Aug 2022 12

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Justin Hagberg and Ash Pearson have already forged an excellent musical partnership in such bands as Revocation and 3 Inches of Blood, so it was perhaps no surprise that their debut as Ritual Dictates, 2020’s Give in to Despair saw the pair continuing to push the boundaries of their metal roots into more experimental territory. Now, the band is pursuing even more gothic avenues on the forthcoming No Great Loss, with the sardonically titled “Goth and Exhausted” serving as the new album’s first single [..]

Aug 2022 11

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Napalm Records has been courting horror/punk rock act Wednesday 13 for quite some time, having reissued the band’s back catalog in 2019, and finally signing the group to its roster of artists in 2021. Now, the fruits of this association have resulted in Wednesday 13’s ninth full-length studio album, titled Horrifier, with “You’re So Hideous” acting as its introductory single. As band namesake and founder Wednesday 13 says the song is the first he wrote for the new album [..]

Aug 2022 11

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For over two decades, Terence Fixmer has cultivated a formidable reputation in techno and EBM as a producer, remixer, and live performer. For his latest solo outing, titled Shifting Signals, he has signed with the eminent Mute label, releasing as its introductory single “Corne de Brume.” As its title suggests, the song takes on the characteristics of a foghorn [..]

Aug 2022 10

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Curse Mackey had already established himself as a prominent figure in the underground music scene, having long been associated with such groups as Pigface, Evil Mothers, My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, and more, so it was perhaps no surprise that his 2019 solo debut, Instant Exorcism, would be so well received. Now, Mackey has announced the long-awaited follow-up [..]

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