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Jode is dead, long live Black Forest – first teaser for the new ‘Greed’ single now available !

Black Forest is the brainchild of Dejan Belgrenius who you will also now as the man behind Jode which was formed in Gothenburg 2012. The band gained widespread attention in the synthpop community but now relaunches under the new name Black Forest. 2017 marks the rebirth of the band which has now joined up with Psykbunkern. Black Forest nowadays consists of Dejan Belgrenius, Johan Westblad and Mats Fällgren. The first release is the track “Greed”, out November 17 on Psykbunkern. Below is an exclusive teaser for the single. You can connect with the band on Facebook.

Exclusive stream of a bonus track on the debut EP by Dirk Da Davo (Neon Judgment) & Jean-Marie Aerts

A few days ago we announced that Neon Judgment co-founder Dirk Da Davo had joined up on the island of Fuerteventura (Spain) with the fabulous Jean-Marie Aerts (TC Matic) for a recording session which is out now under the title “DDD JMX EP”. Today we can offer you an exclusive stream of the bonus track “Attack Dogs Achieve (Noseda Remix)”. Check it out below!

ColdWaves VI, Pt. 3: Main Event, Night 3

The Metro, Chicago, IL – Sunday, 10/01/2017
 

 
It’s Sunday, the first of October in 2017; it has been a tumultuous and emotionally draining year, not just for the political state of the world, but with the untimely passing of several musical artists, leaving in many a void that could only be filled by an event such […]

ColdWaves VI, Pt. 2: Main Event, Night 2

The Metro, Chicago, IL – Friday, 09/30/2017
 

 
The waves of cold air continued to flow through the Windy City on this sunny Saturday evening of September 30, beginning the second of three nights of ColdWaves VI. One of the many heartening aspects of this particular gathering of the industrial music scene is not only the diversity […]

ColdWaves VI, Pt. 1: Main Event, Night 1

The Metro, Chicago, IL – Friday, 09/29/2017
 

 
Five years after the departure of Jamie Duffy, the sixth entry in the Chicago ColdWaves event perhaps bore some of the deepest scars in the fight against depression and suicide. As ReGen associate John Galope had stated in the Digressions podcast, “dark music for people with dark thoughts,” more […]

Front 242 and Covenant to perform at Dracula’s Ball 20 Year Anniversary Gala

 
Legendary gothic/industrial dance party Dracula’s Ball celebrates its 20 year anniversary on April 14, 2018 with a special Anniversary Gala. Pioneering EBM act Front 242 and genre mainstays Covenant will headline the event, with Dracula’s Ball favorite DJ Cypher and a second DJ to be announced keeping the dance floors moving.
A limited number of Front […]

3rd season ‘Stranger Things’ in the making – a preview

The 80s aficionados have already been binging the 2nd season of the “Stranger Things”, and if you haven’t, try it, it will bring some great memories, at least if you were born in the seventies that is. But you won’t be limited to just 2 seasons as it’s been announced that a 3rd season is already in the making. Netflix hasn’t officially announced the new season yet, but it has been confirmed by The Duffer Brothers in various interviews and in all likelihood there will be a season 4 as well. And if producer Shawn Levy gets what he wants, there will be a fifth one too. By then, the original band of adorable preteens will be ready for college and working with kid actors does require that you work fast to deliver new seasons as they all age rapidly. So if a new season is needed, it needs to be shot very fast even if there are time jumps. You can expect “Stranger Things Season 3” to hit Netflix by the end of 2018 or in the beginning of 2019. What can you expect in Season 3 ? In an interview with Vulture, Ross Duffer said that “They’re going […]

Watch the new Funker Vogt video for ‘Wahre Helden’

Out now is a brand new video from Funker Vogt for the track “Wahre Helden” which is taken from the upcoming EP “Musik ist Krieg” to be released on November 3 (and already available on CD right here). You can enjoy the video below. The EP itself comes five months after the release of the album “Code of Conduct“ and delivers a total of 10 tracks. In addition to seven new remixes of current album-tracks, Chris L., Gerrit Thomas and René Dornbusch present 3 new songs: “Schattenwelt”, “Bloodbrother” and “Strike Force”. Funker Vogt-remixes of the tracks “Wahre Helden (Video Version)”, “Gladiator (Until Death Mix)” and “Für immer (Orchester Version)” are enriched with remixes by bands like Agonoize (“Für immer”), NOVAkILL (“Tanzbefehl”), Cephalgy (“Gladiator”) and Kunstwerk (“Tanzbefehl”).

16volt InterView: Defiant to the End

Returning to its machine/rock roots for the Dead On Arrivals EP, 16volt injects some fresh and virulent oil into its sound, full of anger and defiance as only this band can deliver.
 

 
An InterView with Eric Powell and Steve Hickey of 16volt

By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x)
Never a band to fall victim to predictability or staleness, 16volt continues […]

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