I tend to avoid reviews of any sort upon a release date passing because who needs my opinion when you can make one yourself with the materials literally in the palm of your hand in most cases. However, in some cases like with this post, a track or body of music just yearns to be augmented a little more amongst the vast amount of music being perpetually amplified into your earholes. Like the latest from Combichrist which, I think, is one of the best pieces of modern Electro that the Aggrotech titans have been associated with in probably a decade or so.[Read more…]
There’s few records these days that, due to the strength of a lead single or two, compel me to anxiously await when a promo will hopefully filter into ye olde digital desk. The latest from Blutengel is one such record and the singles in question, “The Victory Of Light” and “Wie Sand”, have been on constant repeat since their initial release in late April and mid-May. The album in question, Erlösung – The Victory Of Light, is practically a love letter to the Goth scene and the match ready to light a fire under our collective asses once we can safely dance like no one’s watching in our most favorite darkened clubs.[Read more…]
I put EGGVN in the same realm of Strvngers not only because they both sport a random “V” in place of a vowel in their name but also due the tone and intent of their sonic messages. They’re both modern Darkwave darlings in these offices but today we’re taking a deeper look into EGGVN and their latest which embraces the almighty heaviness alongside the synthetic backdrop.[Read more…]
The always reliable Suicide Commando is back with a short blast of Industrial/Electro mayhem that will overload your senses and make you yearn for the days when you could dance like no one is watching actually in public at your favorite club.
But I digress.[Read more…]
The Ritualists hit this perfect sweet spot that melds Radiohead, Coldplay, and Tears For Fears perfectly and on their debut full-length, Painted People, the NYC quartet merge all of that DNA to make something that’s a whole new level of amazing.[Read more…]
Fans of all iterations of aggro tech metallers Combichrist will surely find something to appease their blackened hearts within One Fire‘s diverse walls. And if you can’t then frankly, this isn’t the band for you anymore.[Read more…]