Rome sees upcoming album ‘Hall of Thatch’ also released as a limited 2LP white vinyl+CD set

Out in a few weeks from now is the brand new Rome album “Hall of Thatch”. “Hall of Thatch” will be available in various formats including a massive 2LP white vinyl+CD set, as you can see above. You can order all of the formats right here. Rome is an experimental neofolk and martial industrial act founded in November 2005 in Luxembourg as a main output for the songs of Jérôme Reuter. Reuter is the main creative force in the band, but he performs both live and in the studio with a range of musicians. In early 2006 Rome was signed to the Swedish record label Cold Meat Industry. Rome has since signed with the Trisol Music Group record label as of 2009.

Japanese electronic project Succubist debuts with ‘Blood Flow’ album – preview it here

The name Sara Tsukiyama might ring a bell with some of our readers as her old band Liiaiira was featured on our free download compilation “Face The Beat : Session 3” with her project Liiaiira and the track “You Make Me Hollow”. Sara has a new project now, Succubist, which has launched its debut album “Blood Flow”. You can expect a mix of catchy beats, haunting choirs and dark humor on the album by this Tokyo based project. Sara Tsukiyama is an electronic music producer for 8 years living in Tokyo Japan and his been active on various music scenes, from IDM over industrial to deathmetal. She was also a member of the band As my Flesh Burns, an industrial powernoise group based in Japan. With Succubist she aims to merge retrowave / slasherwave with industrial, incorporating ideas from bands like X-Fusion, Perturbator, and Aborted. You can checkout the project’s debut below. Blood ⛧ Flow by Succubist

‘Click Interview’ with Root4: ‘When You Release Two Or Three Singles, The Album Has A Bigger Chance To Be Heard’

Root4 is not exactly the most famous and renowned underground electro band. Set up in 1990 the German formation went through several line-up changes releasing new work at irregular basis. Their newest opus “Walk My Way” already got very positive response and I can only confirm it’s a great and powerful piece of electro-pop music. The songs are well-crafted and elaborated while the global production sounds ultra-professional. I had a chat with founding member and creative spirit of the band Hauke Hein. (by Inferno sound Diaries) Q: I noticed ROOT4 was set up in the late 90s. How did you came in touch with electronic music and what kind of band did you had in mind? Hauke: In 1990 I found ROOT4 with a good friend. We both loved electronic music like Depeche Mode and Front 242. Gunter played piano in the studio and I was the singer. After many years, the cast changed and new members joined in. We started with synth-pop, changed in 2008 to future-pop and our new album is said to be dark electro. Q: The band went through several line-up changes, which might explain ROOT4 releases new material at irregular basis. How do you look […]

Implant – Oxynoxe-X

Four years after “The Productive Citizen”, IMPLANT is back with their new full length release “Oxynoxe-X”. This album is the output of a tedious “write-delete-rewrite” process. The band set the bar very high and we hear it! Although these new tracks got stripped to the bone, they still feature an impressive richness of sound layers and musicality. And we indeed still recognize the IMPLANT characteristic ingredients which are all in there: danceable beats, parasitic sounds, melodies which settle in your ears like worms and the harsh vocals of Len Lemeire who once again spits his bile on our modern high-tech society in his quest for some balance and oxygen herein. “Oxynoxe-X” is not only IMPLANT’s 10th album, but it’s also a wink to one of the pioneers of electronica dance.

The album also comes out as a limited edition with a bonus disc full of exclusive new material that can be considered as an integral part of a double-CD release. These bonus tracks were mostly inspired by modular synthesizers – which are very new in IMPLANT’s studio arsenal – and their unique and almost abstract way of creating. If the machines were still “on the leash” on the main album songs, they here got the freedom taking the lead… And the result is a strong highly visual dark sonic trip making allusions to pioneers of experimental electronics. Ideal listening position to this bonus disc is definitely horizontal.

Morrissey attacks Merkel for destroying nation’s identity: ‘I want Germany to be German’

Smiths frontman Morrissey has gone full force in an interview with the German news magazine Der Spiegel defending Europe’s cultural roots. In the interview he says: “I want Germany to be German. I want France to be French. If you try to make everything multicultural, you will not have any culture in the end.” And he continues: “All European countries have fought for their identity for many, many years. And now they just throw it away. I think that’s sad.” When asked if he sees the German Chancellor Merkel as the “mother” of Europe, due to her enduring years as the leader of the country and her power within the EU, Morrissey replies: “She stays silent, which is very interesting. But I’m sad that Berlin has become the rape capital… because of the open borders.” Morrissey went on to praise the UK Brexit (although he did not say if he endorses it): “The outcome of the Brexit referendum fascinates me because it was a victory for democracy. The people said yes. Whether or not to endorse Brexit is another matter, but I was very proud of the British.” Let’s see what the Morrissey fans make of this. In the interview […]

Storming The Base has started its Black Friday sale – include super limited vinyl test pressings, here’s the link to get access

It’s Black Friday sale time at Storming The Base, and besides 100s of records at real dumping prices (as low as € 1,69 as you can see here), the industrial mail order also added a lot of test pressings which usually are limited to just a few copies! So far we noticed vinyl test pressings from bands such as Against the Glass, The Diodes, Conjure One, Seeming. Sol, Front Line Assembly, Haujobb, Aaimon, Die Krupps, Ghost Twin, Controlled Bleeding, Psyche, Cevin Key, Wumpscut, Download, Saltillo, Noise Unit and many more. The sale will run for 7 days, but sold out, is sold out, so if you want to place an order, do it fast. All orders for US customers that are above 100 US Dollars also get free shipping.

Metroland remixes Erasure for deluxe 2CD version ‘World Be Gone’ – limited to just 500 copies

Out on December 21st is a Greek expanded edition of the recent Erasure album “World Be Gone” with 6 exclusive remixes approved by Andy Bell and Vince Clarke. The album comes in a different design to any other format and is limited to 500 copies only. One of the remixing bands is the Belgian electro sensation Metroland together with other bands. Here are the tracks as selected for the bonus CD titled “Be Careful What You Wish For! Greek Remixed EP”: Be Careful What You Wish For (Lacquer Remix) Be Careful What You Wish For (Paint A Rumour Remix by Marsheaux) Be Careful What You Wish For (Tareq Remix) Be Careful What You Wish For (Eliot’s Circuit Mix) Be Careful What You Wish For (Fotonovela Remix) Be Careful What You Wish For (Metroland’s Mono-Poly Mix) You can order your copy right here.

LCN launches official video for ‘N’Ecoutez Pas Tous Les Conseils De Vos Amis’ – watch here

The official video for LCN’s “N’Ecoutez Pas Tous Les Conseils De Vos Amis” is out now. The track is taken from the 12″ EP “Autonomie” which is out now on Enfant Terrible/Gooiland Elektro.  LCN was present on the “Noblesse Oblige” compilation with an EBM influenced track. On the 4 track EP “Autonomie” you can expect dark and cold elektro sounds reminiscent of the Invasion Planete and Kommando 6 output “but with a cleaner and more modern sound” as the label points out . This EP follows up on the steady stream of releases LCN has been putting out lately, among them on labels such as Frigio Records and Return To Disorder. Note that the 12” EP comes out in a very limited edition of only 200 copies, in screen printed sleeve. You can order it right here from the Enfant Terrible/Gooiland Elektro label! Recommended!

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