Review: Bella Morte – As The Reasons Die

Review: Bella Morte – As The Reasons Die
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BELLA MORTE AS THE REASONS DIE Metropolis If you’re intent on categorizing bands into genres, you might want to ignore Bella Morte’s existence. Caught somewhere between industrial and synthpop with

Review: Midlake – Bamnan and Slivercork

Review: Midlake – Bamnan and Slivercork
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MIDLAKE BAMNAN AND SLIVERCORK Bella Union Typically, Simon Raymonde (Cocteau Twins) and his lovely Bella Union record label release quality albums. Bamnan and Slivercork from Midlake is quite easily the worst

Review: Strange Boutique – The Collection 1988-1994

Review: Strange Boutique – The Collection 1988-1994
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STRANGE BOUTIQUE THE COLLECTION 1988-1994 Metropolis Faith and the Muse is certainly a fine band with their ethereal rock and theatricality, but I’ve always felt that Monica Richards’ best work

Review: Delays – Faded Seaside Glamour

Review: Delays – Faded Seaside Glamour
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DELAYS FADED SEASIDE GLAMOUR Rough Trade Undoubtedly the Delays will draw comparisons to The Byrds, love children and braided hair adorned with flowers in the pre-Altamont 60s due to the

Review: Davantage – Unholy

Review: Davantage – Unholy
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DAVANTAGE UNHOLY Black Rain 5/5 Davantage failed to impress me the first time with their debut album, Broken Influences. Unholy generously offers 13 tracks of some of the best dark

Review: The Retrosic – God Of Hell

Review: The Retrosic – God Of Hell
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THE RETROSIC GOD OF HELL Metropolis 4.5/5 Prepare yourself for another new act storming into the U.S. industrial scene. The Retrosic has already been named #1 in the German Alternative

Review: Apoptygma Berzerk – The Harmonizer DVD

Review: Apoptygma Berzerk – The Harmonizer DVD
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APOPTYGMA BERZERK THE HARMONIZER DVD Metropolis 5/5 With the influx of mediocre music DVDs lately, my expectations were pretty low for Apoptygma Berzerk’s latest, The Harmonizer DVD. I was absolutely

Review: Punto Omega – Self-Title

Review: Punto Omega – Self-Title
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PUNTO OMEGA Self-Title Metropolis 3/5 The spread of industrial angst has reached Argentina and has brought with it Punto Omega (that translates to “Omega Point”). Viator and Pilgrim, the duo

Review: Hocico – Born To Be Heated

Review: Hocico – Born To Be Heated
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HOCICO BORN TO BE HATED Out of Line 4/5 It’s hard for me to get tired of Hocico. They produce so much consistently angry, quality music and it never seems

Review: K.O.T Feat. Haze – Dreams

Review: K.O.T Feat. Haze – Dreams
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K.O.T. FEAT. HAZE “DREAMS” Defected Records From Kings of Tomorrow, including headman Sandy Rivera (“Finally” and “Changes”) comes the hit of the summer. The first edition of this release comprises