It's here that we'll list news items (site updates) that have occured in the past.
   
   
February 2, 2013

Synthpop reviews for:

Mixe1 - Module 01 & Module 02. This UK artist blends modern synthpop with a variety of influences on this intriguing & enjoyable release
Provision - Paradigm Shift. The US band return with a typically powerful dose of their patented synthpop sound

Other reviews for:

Samsas Traum - Asen'ka-Ein Maerchen Fur Kinder Und Solche, Die Es Werden Wollen. A truly epic & varied album that takes you on a journey to an imaginary land

EBM reviews for:

Hocico - El Ultimo Minuto. The Mexican masters return with an album that mixes their trademark darkness with a punk-like rawness
Nachtmahr - Veni Vidi Vici. Thomas Rainer returns with perhaps his most extreme & personal release to date
Sin DNA - Revelate. This US-based duo offer a robust & muscular EBM experience

Band Interview with:

Trakkor

   
December 30, 2012

Other reviews for:

Mantus - Woelfe. Adding a new singer & more medieval elements to his symphonic metal sound, this German act expand their sound somewhat
ROME - Hell Money. This latest release from Jerome Reuter concentrates on his folky side

Industrial reviews for:

In Strict Confidence - Utopia. A more pop-rock-orientated offering from this well-loved band
Velvet Acid Christ - Maldire. Returning to the electronic sound of yore, Brian Erickson evokes the industrial style of the 90s

EBM reviews for:

Cease2xist - You Are Expendable. This promising new act puts British EBM back on the map
Trakktor - Halo Of Lies. Taking their sound onto new, ever nore dramatic & ever more expansive realms, this Swedish trio make their claim for greatness
   
November 13, 2012

Goth reviews for:

Clan Of Xymox - Kindred Spirits. Ronny Moorings pays tribute to his musical influences with a collection of appropriate but hardly surprising covers

Synthpop reviews for:

Delica-M - The Edge Of Reach. A typically punchy synthpop release that the less than perfect production affects only slightly
Electro Spectre - Dangerous Game. Harking back to the synthpop of the 90s, this Norwegian duo return with their second release

Industrial reviews for:

Ghost In The Static - Fallout. An expertly-realised release that raises the bar for industrial metal in the UK
Santa Hates You - It's Alive!. Using the horror medium to make some salient points, PS & Jinxy work their magic once more

EBM reviews for:

Shadow System - Dark By Design. A potent, club-friendly electro cocktail that marks the emergence of a promising talent

   
October 8, 2012



Goth reviews for:

Black Nail Cabaret - Emerald City. Mixing synthpop with darkwave flavours, this Hungarian duo deliver a debut with potentially wide appeal

Synthpop reviews for:

Foretaste - Love On Demand. This French duo mix more obvious Gallic flavours into their synthpop sound to fine effect
Head Mounted Display - Safe In The Dark. This Spanish duo make their mark with a clean but infectious analogue synthpop sound

Industrial reviews for:

Aktivehate - In Terrorum. With complex soundscapes & arrangements & a dynamic electro-industrial sound, this Portugese artist's 2010 release has lost none of its appeal
Thirteenth Exile - Into Nothing. Ending a silence of six years, this Swedish solo act returns with a thoughtful, aggressive & sometimes atmospheric sound

EBM reviews for:

Angels Of Suicide - Same. A rather raw sounding retrospective from this American duo
Bestias De Asalto - Homenaje a La Violencia. A brutal, pounding & overwhelmingly powerful debut from this Mexican duo
Nolongerhuman - Depersonalization. This American artist's second album offers a typical European-inspired EBM sound

   
September 19, 2012


Band Interview for:

Decoded Feedback

Goth reviews for:

Femina Faber - Amplexum Mentis. A mix of neo-folk stylings & angelic voice
The Frozen Autumn - Emotional Screening Device. Showing a more new-wave slant, this is a welcome re-release of the duo's 2002 album

Synthpop reviews for:

Metroland - Mind The Gap. Inspired by the metro systems of Europe, this Belgian duo's analogue synthpop style makes for a different kind of underground music!

Industrial reviews for:

The Mask Of Sanity - Sickness, Thy Name Is Human. An uncompromising & darkly epic release from Sweden

EBM reviews for:

Aesthetische - Powerswitch. Ex-Aghast View members keep the old school EBM flame burning
Trakktor - Force Majeure. This Swedish trio's infectious, dynamic brand of EBM marks them out as contenders for newcomer of the year
   
August 18, 2012

 

Electronica reviews for:

Encephalon - The Transhuman Condition. This Canadian trio make their mark with a varied but always fresh electro album

Industrial reviews for:

Decoded Feedback - Diskonnekt. This well-loved duo return with another album in their deeply melodic style that's among their finest works to date
Various Artists - This Is What We Call British Industrial. Proof that British industrial music is alive & kicking

EBM reviews for:

C-Lekktor - X-Tension In Progress. This Mexican act's third album represents a notable step forward that all hard electro fans should go forThis Mexican act's third album represents a notable step forward that all hard electro fans should go for
Cynical Existence - A Familiar Kind Of Pain. A decent if not exactly essential listen for EBM lovers
God Destruction - Illuminatus. Hard, dark & totally uncompromising satanic electro that's as black as it sounds
Worsaw - Songs For The Damned. A fine debut from this Montreal-based musician that any EBM fans will want to check out
   
July 16, 2012

 

Goth reviews for:

L'ame Immortelle - Momente. An utterly compelling journey through grief & heartache

Synthpop reviews for:

She's Got Claws - She's Got Claws. A promising release for an artist who knows what synthpop is all about

EBM reviews for:

Grendel - Timewave Zero. A more melodic release from this well-loved artist
L'ame Immortelle - Fragmente. A somewhat baffling release that doesn't quite live up to its potential
Stereomotion - Stolz Und Demut. A varied remix release from this German band that covers many electronic bases
   
June 11, 2012



Electronica reviews for:

Diskonnekted - Hotel Existence. Jan DeWulf finally delivers the excellent album he's always promised
Essence Of Mind - Indifference. By moving away from obvious genre restrictions, this Norwegian act deliver a scorching album

Goth reviews for:

The Frozen Autumn - Chirality. This Italian duo again prove their mastery for producing cold, melancholic music that will touch your heart

Synthpop reviews for:

Mari Chrome - Georgy 11811. This duo deliver a stunning debut that is exciting, romantic & always innovative
Sir Joe - The Observer. An odd but likeably offbeat slice of analogue synthpop from Italy

Industrial reviews for:

Diverje - Burn Away. This well-loved American act take their sound to new heights of power & dynamics

EBM reviews for:

Andro-Dioxin - Dioxin City. A promising slice of dark EBM from this Mexican artist
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