New Soft Riot video for the track “By The Skin Of Your Teeth”

New Soft Riot video for the track “By The Skin Of Your Teeth”

  JJD of Soft Riot has just revealed a new video for the track “By The Skin Of Your Teeth”, taken from the album When Push Comes To Shove released November 2019 on Possession Records. This is the second video from the album, the first being for the track “Taking Off The Edge”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCaMYrJo5j8 JJD explains: “I’ve always wanted to do a video based on a live performance but have never really had a situation where any Soft…

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Astari Nite Release Their New Song “Capulet Loves Montague”

Astari Nite Release Their New Song “Capulet Loves Montague”

  Florida-Goth Rock/Post-Punk artists Astari Nite have just released their new song Capulet Love Montague. Astari Nite pay homage to one of the most well known and tragic love stories in history, Romeo and Juliet. Capulet Loves Montague tells the tale of heartbreak and woe. Vocalist Mychael explains what inspired them to write the song: “Lyrically, “Capulet Loves Montague” came to life while my 11-year young best friend and I were fooling around with crayons on a rainy evening….

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The Birthday Massacre announce new album “Diamonds”

The Birthday Massacre announce new album “Diamonds”

  The Birthday Massacre are releasing their new album Diamonds on Metropolis Record on 27 March 2020. Diamonds explores themes ranging from heartbreak to anguish and from lust to love. “Diamonds is a current reflection of where Falcore, Chibi and I are at creatively,” states guitarist Rainbow. “For my part, I think the lyrics are quite contemplative and philosophical. Underneath the surreal metaphors and imagery are some very raw and personal sentiments. Throughout the writing process we had the opportunity to collaborate…

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Poppy releases album “I Disagree” and announces tour dates

Poppy releases album “I Disagree” and announces tour dates

  Blending the boundaries between pop, progressive and nu-metal, Poppy’s new album I Disagree embodies “alternative” in the truest sense of the word. In conjunction with the album release, Poppy has shared a new video for the new single “Anything Like Me”, watch here. The album marks a dynamic and deliberate shift for Poppy. She explains that “in terms of doing what I wanted to in every element from start-to-finish, this feels like my first…

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Wire share new single “Primed & Ready”

Wire share new single “Primed & Ready”

  WIRE have shared the second single from their new album, ‘Mind Hive’, which is set for release on January 24th 2020 via the band’s own label pinkflag. ‘Mind Hive’ is the group’s first newly recorded material since 2017’s stellar ‘Silver/Lead’. Following the first glimpse of ‘Mind Hive’, “Cactused“, new single “Primed And Ready“ rides out on a tightly pulsing synth sequence punctuated by icy slivers of guitar. “The lyric/text for this song could be read as a series of…

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Rafiq Bhatia announces “Standards VOL. 1” EP and London show @ Queen Elisabeth Hall

Rafiq Bhatia announces “Standards VOL. 1” EP and London show @ Queen Elisabeth Hall

  American experimental rock composer, musician and guitarist Rafiq Bhatia is releasing his new EP “Standards VOL. 1” on 31 January 2020 on Anti-Records. The EP transforms cornerstone works by Duke Ellington, Ornette Coleman and Ewan MacColl into immersive, otherworldly realms of sound that are uniquely Rafiq Bhatia. Working with several renowned jazz musicians including the three time Grammy Award winning vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant, Bhatia implements dreamlike and sometimes volatile electronic techniques to recast classic repertoire as a window into the darkness…

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The Cassandra Complex release Wetware collection

The Cassandra Complex release Wetware collection

  20 years ago, influential goth-electro-industrial-cyberpunk band The Cassandra Complex released ​Wetware​. Now it is finally being made available again in fully remastered and resequenced versions, spread over three releases. The songs were originally written in 1999 in Los Angeles and Hamburg, and were seen by the band as the culmination of the work they had been doing in the previous 15 years of near-constant recording and touring. “From the moment I started The Cassandra…

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London After Midnight re-release “Selected Scenes from the End of the World”

London After Midnight re-release “Selected Scenes from the End of the World”

  London After Midnight have announced the re-release of their 1991 debut album, ‘Selected Scenes from the End of the World’. Their debut has been given the complete remixing treatment from the original master tapes and include unreleased bonus material and a never-before-heard recording from the original 1991 sessions.  The re-release titled ‘Selected Scenes from the End of the World: 9119’ will feature the long out of print original cover art from the first German…

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Die Krupps release new album “Vision 2020 Vision” and official video

Die Krupps release new album “Vision 2020 Vision” and official video

  Die Krupps are returning with the brand new album Vision 2020 Vision out on 15 November. Their latest masterpiece is a concept album; music, artwork and lyrics are inextricably linked. Engler and Dörper depict our world on the edge of the abyss, where chaos and violence rule the streets, governments are powerless and civilization increasingly turns into hordes of wild, murderous barbarians. The title song puts in a nutshell where this development is bound…

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Wynona Bleach announce debut album and live dates

Wynona Bleach announce debut album and live dates

  Belfast’s alternative rock act Wynona Bleach formed in 2015 under their previous name of R51, where they self-released critically acclaimed EP’s “Pillow Talk” and “NO CHILL” and embarked on a 12 date Russian tour. Since changing their name in 2018, they released the EP “Sugar” and made a number of live session appearances on BBC Radio. They performed at the Reading and Leeds Festival, a televised Ulster Hall show in Belfast. They were personally invited…

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