Articles tagged industrial

23 Nov 2015 // 2:05 AM

Drew McDowall: Collapse

The kind of collapse witnessed here is a slow degeneration and deterioration, one that’s more obsessed with the mutation in the reconfiguration of the seams than the sanguinary remains of those crushed by the bottom falling out.

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VOWWS - “Councillor” (video) (premiere)

The industrial pop duo recall 1980s cable access TV in their new video.

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Robin Finck and Worldclock - “TCAS” (audio) (premiere)

The Nine Inch Nails guitarist collaborates on a survival game score that evokes both his band and the work of John Carpenter.

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Boss Battle - “Ride” (audio) (premiere)

The Austin band cranks out some boisterous and catchy industrial rock on their new track.

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7 Aug 2015 // 1:05 AM

Ministry: Trax! Box

The nine hours of early Ministry and co-conspirators on the Trax! Box just doesn’t get old.

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Nathan Gray - “Wayward Ghosts” (video) (premiere)

The Boysetsfire vocalist marks his solo debut with a spare, quietly powerful new video.

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22 Jul 2015 // 12:30 PM

Girl Band: The Early Years EP

The Early Years EP offers a mercifully short set of unrelentingly pummeling dance rock from these Dublin noiseniks.

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The Bug vs Earth: Boa / Cold

This collaboration between legendary producer the Bug (Kevin Martin) and legendary metal band Earth promises, fulfills, and then promises so much more.

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Caught in the Machine: Nine Inch Nails - “Last” and “Help Me I Am in Hell”

For its third and fourth tracks, Broken arms itself with a bludgeoning wall of sound, followed by silent, creeping dread

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Caught in the Machine: Nine Inch Nails  - “Pinion” and “Wish”

“This is the first day / Of my last days." Nine Inch Nails' 1992 EP begins by gradually building up tension, then releasing it in caustic (yet controlled) outbursts that earned the act a Grammy Award.

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29 Oct 2014 // 1:03 AM

KMFDM: Our Time Will Come

You have to admit that it’s nice to have KMFDM still making music, even if the band’s relevance at this point is in question.

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Pharmakon: Bestial Burden

Bestial Burden really knows how to work a mood, and beat that sense of claustrophobic misery right into the ground.

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Cabaret Voltaire: #7885 (Technopunk to Electropop 1978-1985)

For the first time, both sides of the post-punk/industrial/techno pioneers are collected in one place.

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Nine Inch Nails: Hesitation Marks

Hesitation Marks is a necessary addition to the Nine Inch Nails oeuvre, even though the initial reaction to it might be one of befuddlement or WTF?-ness.

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4 Sep 2013 // 2:04 AM

Disappears: Era

Disappears enter a subterranean portal rather than an interstellar voyage. In this new Era, not a dawn but a descent awaits anyone who starts down this black corridor.

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25 Jul 2013 // 10:04 PM

Skinny Puppy: Weapon

The record is pretty downright accessible and a gateway entry point for anyone remotely interested in the band, dialing down the experimental edges that Skinny Puppy was sometimes known for.

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20 May 2013 // 10:02 PM

Odonis Odonis: Better EP

Odonis Odonis' Better EP is louder, darker, and uglier than its predecessor, the noisy, surf-minded Hollandaze. But the hooks are still there, buried mile-deep in feedback and sludge.

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Juno Reactor: The Golden Sun of the Great East

This is simply a great album wall to wall, one that updates a classic sound for those of us who were raised on "Head Like a Hole".

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The Survival of the Industrial Sonic in a Deindustrialized West

In the '90s, industrial music crossed over into the mainstream with heavy guitar and massive personalities, but blue collar labor itself was disappearing...

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5 Oct 2011 // 9:00 PM

Wayne Static: Pighammer

Wayne Static's solo debut might be a delight for fans of Static-X, but for the rest of you, stand well back.

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