Numb “Mortal Geometry” – album review

Numb “Mortal Geometry” – album review

  A well-known name in the electro-industrial scene from the mid-80s until the end of the 90s, Numb had essentially disappeared since 1998, after founder and frontman Don Gordon’s move from his hometown of Vancouver and presumed retirement from the music scene. This year, after two decades of silence, we celebrate Numb’s return with their newest release Mortal Geometry, freshly released on August 23rd. From the first few seconds, it becomes evident that Numb’s dark…

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PIG premieres video for new song “Mobocracy” + DIVINE DESCENT TOUR 2019

PIG premieres video for new song “Mobocracy” + DIVINE DESCENT TOUR 2019

  Decrying the meltdown of morality and the rise of mobocracy, equally biting and politically on-point as we’ve come to expect from industrial legends PIG, their new song “Mobocracy” brings back their sharp industrial edge we all know and love after their experiment in sound with their covers album “Candy”. The song is featured on the Mobocracy EP, only available on the band’s upcoming North American tour, continuing PIG’s tradition of gifting their dedicated fans…

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Magne Furuholmen announces third solo album and releases first single “This is Now America”

Magne Furuholmen announces third solo album and releases first single “This is Now America”

  A-ha co-founder and keyboard player Magne Furuholmen has announced his third solo album, “White Xmas Lies” and released the first single from the album, “This is Now America”, as well as an accompanying video. “White Xmas Lies” is an album with a more melancholic winter sound, featuring fourteen original songs and two cover songs. Furuholmen says the album is an antidote to the Christmas music we’re all used to: schmaltzy, cheesy, full of forced…

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Black Needle Noise announce “World Tour of Hollywood” show dates and new album

Black Needle Noise announce “World Tour of Hollywood” show dates and new album

  After the resounding success of their first-ever live performance at Austin’s South by Southwest Festival in March this year, Black Needle Noise have announced they will be playing three shows in the Los Angeles area this September. The band’s leader, legendary producer John Fryer, will be playing guitars for these shows, with Sean Haezebrouck joining him on drums, and Anjela Piccard and Betty X on vocals, as well as other guest vocalists. “The World…

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SKYND premiere new video for “Tyler Hadley”

SKYND premiere new video for “Tyler Hadley”

  Industrial/electronic duo SKYND is back with a brand-new video for their song “Tyler Hadley”, from their recently released Chapter II EP. This makes the second video released for this EP, the first being for their track “Jim Jones”. Following the uniquely unsettling theme of their songs so far, all centered around famous murderers and serial killers, “Tyler Hadley” tells the story of a boy who killed his parents so he could throw a party…

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Minimal Compact announce new album and release new video for “Statik Dancin”

Minimal Compact announce new album and release new video for “Statik Dancin”

  Post-punk act Minimal Compact have just announced “Creation is Perfect”, a new album featuring fresh takes on their classic tracks plus one brand-new song. The album is slated for release on October 25th on the band’s Minimal Compact label. Originally active between 1980 and 1988, and reuniting sporadically for live shows since 2004, Minimal Compact was part of the original post-punk explosion, and even today, the band remains one of its most distinctive and…

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Altvenger Exclusive: DROWND announce their second EP “Stay Away”

Altvenger Exclusive: DROWND announce their second EP “Stay Away”

  DROWND has teamed up with Armalyte Records once again for the release of “Stay Away”, their eagerly anticipated second EP. Set for release on August 6th, the EP includes three songs: title track “Stay Away”, “Slipping”, and “Infidel.” Heavy on the synths and lyrically dark, the songs highlight the band’s diverse musicianship and their harsh, transgressive sound. Frontman Joe Crudgington aimed to make this EP’s title track stand apart from “Sick Like You”, the…

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Black Needle Noise joins forces with PIG and plants a “Seed of Evil” with their new single

Black Needle Noise joins forces with PIG and plants a “Seed of Evil” with their new single

  Legendary producer John Fryer and his Black Needle Noise project have another surprise in store for us: a new single featuring none other than the equally renowned Raymond Watts of PIG on vocals. With a perfect blend of Fryer’s intense production and Watts’ menacing, growling vocals, “Seed of Evil” is a dark track with equally sinister lyrics about letting evil overcome oneself. This match made in Hell results in a track you’ll find yourself…

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Boy Harsher release new video for “LA (Rabit remix)” and accompanying face filter + tour date announcements

Boy Harsher release new video for “LA (Rabit remix)” and accompanying face filter + tour date announcements

  Ahead of their upcoming tour dates for North America and Europe, Boy Harsher have released a new video for their song “LA (Rabit remix)” and a unique companion to said video: an Instagram face filter. This video continues the story of Hunter, the character created and featured in the original video for LA, and adds another character as well, Harmony. “Hunter and Harmony are two sides of a coin, faces vs. face, field vs….

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IAMWARFACE premiere new video for their latest single “Say My Name”

IAMWARFACE premiere new video for their latest single “Say My Name”

  London-based electro-rock group IAMWARFACE have just released a video for their latest single “Say My Name”, taken from their upcoming debut album Year of the Dragon, set for release in early September. With a sound reminiscent of acts like Muse and Queens of the Stone Age, IAMWARFACE combines snarling, shredding guitars, pounding drums, dark synths and loud yet melodic vocals into an energetic and uniquely futuristic sound that catches the listener’s attention and earworms…

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