Review: KMFDM

KMFDM "Sturm and Drang Tour 2002" (Metropolis) With a back catalog as extensive as KMFDM it only makes sense to release a live album. The live album serves as a greatest hits of sorts and also either...

Review: Snog

Snog "Beyond the Valley of the Proles" (Metropolis) Another batch of anti-capitalistic, electro-industrial oddness from Australia's Snog.  Frequently recalls later Swans work and, strangely, bits of...

Review: Wolfsheim

Wolfsheim "Casting Shadows" (Metropolis) This is kind of a weird CD for me to review. With a name like Wolfsheim, I thought I would be in for some aggressive industrial music, but instead this CD is...

Review: Velvet Acid Christ

Velvet Acid Christ "Hex Angel: (Utopia - Dystopia)" (Metropolis) Velvet Acid Christ is perfect for fans of mid-era Skinny Puppy albums such as "Remission" and "Vivisect VI".  If you long for pure old...

Review: Hanzel und Gretyl

Hanzel und Gretyl "“Uber Alles”" (Metropolis) This disc really reminds me of the old days when I used to listen to Pop Will Eat Itself and Rammstein.  Drenched in German symbolism and lyrics, Hanzel...

Review: Hanzel und Gretyl

Hanzel und Gretyl "Uber Alles" (Metropolis) An American, English speaking band dresses up in lederhosen and pretends to be a German, German speaking, industrial dance band.  The music isn't all that bad....

Review: Frontline Assembly

Frontline Assembly "Civilization" (Metropolis) Stark, beat driven electronic arrangements that still general retain a sense of 'song'.  A more somber Thrill Kill Kult comes to mind (but I've been...

Review: Bunnydrums

Bunnydrums "PKD/Simulcra" (Metropolis) The use of snaky and piercing guitar lines on this early '80 goth rock summons to mind Bauhaus and Shriekback. Vocalist David Goerk uses his voice in different...