Drownd announce signing to Armalyte Records and new EP release

Drownd announce signing to Armalyte Records and new EP release

  London- and LA-based industrial act Drownd have not only just signed to the legendary industrial label Armalyte Records, they have also announced their long-awaited EP “Sick Like You”, which will be their first of three upcoming releases with the label. “Sick Like You” will feature a solid, provocative title track showcasing the band’s harsh yet diverse sound and musicianship, and will also include remixes from The Joy Thieves and Armalyte’s own Seething Akira. Armalyte…

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Black Needle Noise premieres new song “I’ll Give You Shape” with Chris Connelly

Black Needle Noise premieres new song “I’ll Give You Shape” with Chris Connelly

  Fronted by the legendary producer John Fryer, Black Needle Noise have just released a new single, “I’ll Give You Shape”, featuring industrial icon Chris Connelly, well-known for his work with Ministry and Revolting Cocks, on vocals. The song is the newest addition to the series of singles that have been released by Black Needle Noise over the past few years. This unexpected collaboration is dark, dramatic and poetic all at once. When asked about…

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Mortiis reveals new video for “Visions of an Ancient Future” and celebrates new tour with free music for fans

Mortiis reveals new video for “Visions of an Ancient Future” and celebrates new tour with free music for fans

  Mortiis, the Norwegian visionary behind the dungeon synth genre, has just launched a new video for his song “Visions of an Ancient Future”, from his upcoming album “Spirit of Rebellion”. The video is directed and produced by Finnish director Ari Savonen, best known for his work on the movies “Törkypukki vol. 2” (2016) and “Backwood Madness” (2019) as well as the video short “Takapihan Pojat: Joulutarina” (2011). Here is what Mortiis has to say…

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PIG announce new remix album “Stripped & Whipped”

PIG announce new remix album “Stripped & Whipped”

  After the resounding success of their album “Risen” last year, PIG have announced its remixed counterpart, “Stripped & Whipped”, releasing March 22nd on Armalyte Industries. Described as ‘Risen on steroids’, this ‘fitter, faster and fatter’ album features 17 remixes of Risen’s tracks. Along with PIG adding a remix of their own to the fray, the album includes remixes from Armalyte’s very own Der Prosector, Seething Akira, and i!, as well as a few names…

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LEATHERS release new single “Phantom Heart”

LEATHERS release new single “Phantom Heart”

  LEATHERS, the darkwave side project of visual artist and musician Shannon Hemmett of ACTORS, have released a new single, “Phantom Heart”, on February 15th. A video for the song is in the works as well. The song’s ethereal-sounding synths combined with Hemmett’s dreamlike vocals give the song an almost surreal feel, while its catchy, pulsing beat makes it an unexpected earworm. LEATHERS first came together in 2016, releasing their first single “Missing Scene” in…

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M73’s new single “Polarizer” makes its debut on Laebel

M73’s new single “Polarizer” makes its debut on Laebel

  M73, the industrial/power noise side project of John R. Mirland – well-known for his work with Am Tierpark, Negant, and of course his own solo act Mirland – released “Polarizer”, his second single after a four-year hiatus, on February 15th. This new single is a dark yet dance-worthy track about defiance and refusing to fit into society’s expectations, something that many of us can surely relate to. The song is composed and written by…

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Front Line Assembly release an unexpected cover of Falco’s “Rock Me Amadeus”

Front Line Assembly release an unexpected cover of Falco’s “Rock Me Amadeus”

  Throughout their entire career, Front Line Assembly has continued to push the limits of the electro-industrial genre that their music has helped define, and this new cover song only pushes those limits even further. The newest surprise from the band, perhaps recorded as a nod to founding member Bill Leeb’s Austrian heritage, is a uniquely catchy cover of Falco’s 1985 smash hit “Rock Me Amadeus”. The song features Mindless Self Indulgence frontman Jimmy Urine…

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Jean-Marc Lederman reveals new project “13 Ghost Stories”

Jean-Marc Lederman reveals new project “13 Ghost Stories”

  “You come back to Earth, as a ghost, for 24 hours. What do you do?” Would you seek revenge towards those who wronged you? Would you try to fix your own wrongs? Would you seek out a loved one one last time? Maybe you would simply… float? That’s the simple yet loaded question asked by Belgian industrial pioneer Jean-Marc Lederman (The Weatherman, Fad Gadget, Ghost&Writer) to every vocalist and novelist joining his “13 Ghost…

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OOMPH! “Ritual” – album review

OOMPH! “Ritual” – album review

  OOMPH! has been consistently active with its original line-up for almost 30 years. Often referred to as the founders of Neue Deustche Härte (sometimes called New German Hardness or simply NDH), this German industrial metal band is well-known for being a big inspiration for acts like Rammstein and Eisbrecher. “Ritual” is their 13th album, containing 11 tracks, two of which have already been released as singles as well as getting their own music videos:…

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FTR unveil new album “Manners”

FTR unveil new album “Manners”

  Following the release of their single “June” in late 2018, French shoegaze act FTR have announced their second album “Manners”, releasing February 15th on Metropolis Records. The album is currently available for pre-order on vinyl and CD, as well as digitally. “Manners” is the follow-up to their 2015 debut “Horizons” and the 2013 EP “Abyss”. The first song from this new album, “Collision”, has just been released, as well as an accompanying music video….

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