Tuesday, November 25 2014
This collaboration between legendary producer the Bug (Kevin Martin) and legendary metal band Earth promises, fulfills, and then promises so much more.
Tuesday, November 18 2014
For its third and fourth tracks, Broken arms itself with a bludgeoning wall of sound, followed by silent, creeping dread
Wednesday, November 12 2014
“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.
Wednesday, October 29 2014
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.
Thursday, October 16 2014
Bestial Burden really knows how to work a mood, and beat that sense of claustrophobic misery right into the ground.
Friday, October 3 2014
For the first time, both sides of the post-punk/industrial/techno pioneers are collected in one place.
Friday, September 13 2013
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.
Wednesday, September 4 2013
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.
Thursday, July 25 2013
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.
Monday, May 20 2013
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.