ReGen Magazine

ReGen Magazine

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Industrial, synthpop, electronic, alternative music

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Metropolis signs Turkish darkwave band She Past Away, reissues two albums for 2019 release

Dec 4, 2018

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  Blending moody darkwave and post-punk with minimalist poetic lyrics, Turkish darkwave band She Past Away has signed with Metropolis Records. Revered in the band’s home country, Metropolis will be bringing the band to these shores with reissues of two of She Past Away’s releases, 2012’s Belirdi Gece (“This Night”) and 2015’s Narin Yalnizlik (“Delicate Solitude”). [...]

Second single and music video from Fact Pattern

Dec 4, 2018

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  Following up on the band’s first single, Los Angeles doom/industrial act Fact Pattern unveils the music video for “A Form to Be.” Stated by the trio to be “a dreamlike statement of intent and represents an expansion of our presence as audio/visual artists,” the song is the second single from the band’s upcoming full-length debut, [...]

Eden Gallup InterView: Keep Buggering On

Dec 3, 2018

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ReGen Magazine speaks with Eden Gallup, son of The Cure’s bassist, about his own musical path with his own rock band and synthwave solo project, creating for the love and dedication of finding his own musical voice.     An InterView with Eden Gallup of Violet Vendetta and Serpent Ride By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) Having a famous parent can often [...]

Sorrow – Under the Yew Possessed

Dec 2, 2018

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Sorrow Category: Neo-folk / Gothic Album: Under the Yew Possessed Blurb: The debut from Rose McDowall’s first post-Strawberry Switchblade band, Sorrow, is on vinyl for the first time.   Anyone who has dipped their little toe into the neo-folk genre has no doubt heard or read the name Rose McDowall. Her angelic voice has graced many a band of the [...]

Xymox – Twist of Shadows (2018 Reissue)

Dec 2, 2018

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Xymox Category: Gothic / Rock / Dance Album: Twist of Shadows (2018 Reissue) Blurb: A classic late ‘80s album gets the deluxe reissue treatment with rare 12-inch mixes and B-sides galore.   Xymox – sometimes known as Clan of Xymox – is one of this writer’s absolute favorite bands, and the 1989 album Twist of Shadows was everything to me. [...]

New double album from Nothing But Noise

Dec 1, 2018

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  With the completion of the eXistence Oscillation trilogy earlier this year, Nothing But Noise will be closing out 2018 with a new double album, titled Formations Magnetiques et Phenomenes d’Incertitude. The title translates to “Magnetic Formations and Phenomenon of Uncertainty,” as the record sees Front 242’s Daniel Bressanutti and Dirk Bergen delving further into electronic [...]

Test Dept. releases first single in 20 years to preview upcoming new album

Dec 1, 2018

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  Long heralded as one of the most influential bands in the formative wave of industrial music, Test Dept. has broken its long silence with a new single, titled “Landlord.” Referred to by founding member Graham Cunnington as “disturbing in the extreme,” the track continues the band’s long tradition of protest and politically charged themes, with [...]

Mont Sherar reveals remix of track by Killing Joke drummer BPF

Dec 1, 2018

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  Having released his Remote Viewing debut earlier this year, BPF – the solo moniker of Killing Joke drummer “Big Paul” Ferguson – has unleashed a remix for the album track “The Great Motivator.” Created by author/DJ/photographer/filmmaker Mont Sherar of Montster Filmwerks, the Montstrosity (Re)Mix is presented as a complete audio/visual art piece that reinterprets the [...]

Project Pitchfork keyboardist to release third solo album

Nov 28, 2018

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  Dirk Scheuber, keyboardist and founding member of prominent German dark electro band Project Pitchfork, will be releasing Shades, his third solo outing, on January 11, 2019. Often considered the quiet and introverted half of Project Pitchfork, Scheuber breaks open on his solo material, with Shades offering 12 new tracks that explore a wider range of [...]

C-Tec – Darker / Cut

Nov 28, 2018

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C-Tec Category: Industrial Album: Darker / Cut Blurb: After 18 years, C-Tec returns to reissue two of the underground industrial scene’s most iconic albums, with a few hints of what may yet come from the legendary group.   This writer missed C-Tec the first time around, so when it was announced that the band would be performing at this year’s [...]

Machines on Blast releases promo video for upcoming sophomore album

Nov 28, 2018

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  Melbourne, Florida based industrial/alt. metal band Machines on Blast has unveiled a promotional teaser for the upcoming album, Black Market Happiness via Facebook. Scheduled for release in early 2019, Black Market Happiness marks M.O.B.’s second full-length album, following 2016’s Tin Man Empire. Calling the record “a monster sounding collection of our best work to date,” [...]

PORN announces fourth studio album, second in new trilogy

Nov 28, 2018

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  Lyon, France based dark rock act PORN will release its fourth studio album, The Darkest of Human Desires-Act II, on February 22, 2019 worldwide. In 2017, PORN released its third album, The Ogre Inside-Act I, as the first act of a trilogy based on the enigmatic character Mr Strangler. By embracing his true self, Mr [...]

Mechanismus Festival announces plans for 2019 event

Nov 28, 2018

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  Having celebrated its tenth anniversary in May of this year, Seattle’s Mechanismus Festival has announced the initial details for its next entry in summer of 2019. Dubbed Let’s Go to War, Mechanismus will span six nights from June 25 to June 30, with a total of 35 bands and seven DJs performing in two venues [...]

The Clay People – Demon Hero and Other Extraordinary Phantasmagoric Anomalies and Fables

Nov 27, 2018

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The Clay People Category: Coldwave / Industrial / Alt. Metal Album: Demon Hero and Other Extraordinary Phantasmagoric Anomalies and Fables Blurb: After 11 years, The Clay People returns with a decidedly strong record that may prove to be one of the band’s finest hours yet.   The history of The Clay People is a certainly colorful one riddled with several [...]

Planet B InterView: Anything But Being Indifferent

Nov 21, 2018

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Determined to provoke and agitate with a fiery mix of punk, hip-hop, industrial, and everything in between, Justin Pearson and Luke Henshaw speak with ReGen about their band Planet B, with a few words from guest performer Martin Atkins.     An InterView with Justin Pearson, Luke Henshaw, and Martin Atkins of Planet B By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) Drawing on [...]

PIG celebrates the holidays with a new EP

Nov 20, 2018

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  2018 has been a momentous and productive year for PIG, having released the Risen album, a collaboration with Sasha Grey reinterpreting the disco classic “That’s the Way (I Like It),” performing guest vocals on the new single from Philadelphia act REVillusion, and conducting the Hell to Pay… in the USA tour and supporting Killing Joke [...]

MZ.412 announces first new album in 12 years

Nov 20, 2018

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  Widely regarded as the originators of black industrial, Swedish group MZ.412 has announced its first full-length album of new material in 12 years, titled Svartmyrky. Dedicated to Hel, the giant goddess who rules over Helheim (the “true hell of the north” in Norse mythology), the band strives on this new record to retain the harsh [...]

ReGen Exclusive: New music video from Electronic Saviors collaboration featuring Adoration Destoyed and Lorelei Dreaming

Nov 20, 2018

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  ReGen Magazine is proud to present this exclusive music video premiere for the song “Ember,” a collaboration between two stars of the current wave of electro/industrial, Adoration Destroyed and Lorelei Dreaming. Created in association with multimedia artist Kitty Troller, the video features footage shot by Adoration Destroyed front man Erik Gustafson in Austin, TX and [...]

Scandroid explores darker territory on upcoming third album

Nov 19, 2018

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  Klayton has announced the release of the highly anticipated third album from his synthwave outlet Scandroid, titled The Darkness, on December 4 via his FiXT Neon imprint. Featuring six brand new tracks and 12 accompanying remixes, The Darkness is appropriately titled as the record explores darker territory for the project as the incorporation of heavy [...]

Kælan Mikla vocalist Sólveig Matthildur releases new single featuring Drab Majesty’s Deb Demure

Nov 19, 2018

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  In anticipation of her upcoming European solo tour, Kælan Mikla keyboardist/vocalist Sólveig Matthildur has unveiled the first single from her 2019 solo album, titled “Dystopian Boy.” Premiering on Revolver on November 16, and now available to purchase via Bandcamp, “Dystopian Boy” features the guitar talents of Deb Demure of fellow post-punk band Drab Majesty; of [...]

Lord of the Lost releases live DVD of 2017 orchestral performance

Nov 16, 2018

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  German dark rock act Lord of the Lost closes out what has been one of the group’s most momentous years with the release of a live DVD, Confession (Live at Christuskirche). Recorded in the Christuskirche Bochum during the band’s 2017 tour in support of Swan Songs II, the DVD showcases Lord of the Lost’s blend [...]

OOMPH! reveals details of upcoming album, including release date and tour dates

Nov 16, 2018

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  Earlier this year, OOMPH! – one of the pioneering bands in the Neue Deutsche Härte style – announced that it had signed with prominent metal label Napalm Records for the release of the upcoming 2019 album. The band now reveals at long last the title of the new record as Ritual, with a release date [...]

Blue Stahli to release deluxe edition of 2011 debut album

Nov 16, 2018

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  More than seven years after its initial release, the debut album from electro/rock artist Blue Stahli has been made available for the first time on limited edition vinyl. Available for pre-order now with a digital release date of November 27, the new dobule-vinyl deluxe version of the self-titled album features rare bonus tracks, along with [...]

John Bergin releases remastered editions of Trust Obey soundtrack to iconic underground comic

Nov 13, 2018

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  In 1994, a special edition of James O’Barr’s graphic novel The Crow was released by Kitchen Sink Press and Graphitti Designs, containing a soundtrack album created by John Bergin under his moniker of Trust Obey, titled Fear and Bullets. The album was later released via Deezal/Invisible Records in 1998 as a standalone item featuring remixed [...]

GoFight – Tokyo Sexwale

Nov 13, 2018

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GoFight Category: Electroscuzz / Industrial Album: Tokyo Sexwale Blurb: As fearless and as poignant in its lyrical themes as it is sophisticated in its blend of industrial, funk, dance, and rock, the fourth album from Chicago electroscuzz band GoFight is a protest album for the modern era.   For 30 years, Jim Marcus has put himself on the musical and [...]

Rhys Fulber – Your Dystopia, My Utopia

Nov 12, 2018

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Rhys Fulber Category: Industrial / Electronic / Experimental Album: Your Dystopia, My Utopia Blurb: One of modern music’s most revered and prolific artists and producers, Rhys Fulber finally goes solo with this first full-length album wherein he revels in his element and crafts an audio habitat suitable for cybernetic entity.   With a list of production, remix, and performance credits [...]

Angelspit – Puncture Marks (Black Dog Bite Remix Album)

Nov 12, 2018

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Angelspit Category: Electro / Industrial / Punk Album: Puncture Marks Blurb: Like any good remix album, this companion to Angelspit’s “Tough as F*ck” 2017 album runs through a gamut of complementary styles, yet is a cohesive and enjoyable collection.   Remix albums are nothing new in the realm of underground music, and yet we still enjoy hearing how different [...]

Chris Connelly InterView / Music Video Premiere: Art and ‘Ascension’

Nov 10, 2018

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ReGen Magazine presents a new conversation with the legendary Chris Connelly about his new double album, Bloodhounds, with a special exclusive premiere of his new music video, “Ascension.”     An InterView with Chris Connelly By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) To say that Chris Connelly is an important and revered figure in modern music is an understatement. Although often associated with [...]

Evestus releases second music video from upcoming Ade Fenton produced album

Nov 9, 2018

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  Having signed to London based imprint Syndicol Music, Estonian industrial/goth band Evestus has released a new music video for the track “Everything In Here,” one of the more personal and softer tracks off the group’s upcoming album. Directed and shot by longtime Evestus associated and costume designer Grete “Stitch” Laus and inspired by Shakespeare‘s quote [...]

Evi Vine to release new single featuring members of The Cure and Fields of the Nephilim

Nov 9, 2018

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  As a preview of her band’s long awaited third album, Black Light White Dark, Evi Vine has announced the record’s first single, “Sabbath,” to be released on December 6. Featuring performances by The Cure bassist Simon Gallup and Fields of the Nephilim guitarist Peter Yates, the single presents the band’s ethereal and evocative style in [...]

Gitane Demone Quartet – Substrata Strip

Nov 9, 2018

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Gitane Demone Quartet Category: Gothic / Rock Album: Substrata Strip Blurb: GDQ returns with an amazing sophomore effort that proves they are more than a supergroup in name only.   Gitane Demone Quartet hasn’t wasted much time between the debut album, Past the Sun, and the follow-up album, Substrata Strip, but the band has grown as a unit by leaps [...]

Peter Hook and The Light to tour two landmark New Order albums

Nov 8, 2018

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  Peter Hook and The Light have announced 15 U.S. and Canada tour dates in Autumn of 2019, continuing Hook’s retrospective of his work as a member and co-founder of Joy Division and New Order with performances of 1989’s Technique and 1993’s Republic. This band first performed the two albums in the U.K. and South America, [...]

Bells into Machines InterView: Zero Soldiers, Zero Conflicts

Nov 7, 2018

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Brian Diemar and Toby Wright now speak with ReGen about the formation and history of Bells into Machines, one of the alternative and industrial scene’s most eagerly anticipated groups.     An InterView with Brian Diemar and Toby Wright of Bells into Machines By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) When Bells into Machines was first formed in 2013, few could have predicted [...]

Leæther Strip and Autoclav1.1 join forces for a new EP

Nov 1, 2018

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  Continuing his long streak of notable side projects and collaborations, Leæther Strip’s Claus Larsen has now teamed up with Autoclav1.1’s Tony Young for a new EP. Combining Young’s darkly dreamy blend of rhytmic ambience and post-industrial soundscapes with Larsen’s signature lyrical and vocal melancholy, the five track EP – simply titled Leæther Strip & Autoclav1.1: [...]

REVillusion announces sophomore album, releases new track featuring Raymond Watts

Nov 1, 2018

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  REVillusion – the industrial/rock collective headed by Philadelphia producer/musician Brian E. Carter – has announced its upcoming sophomore album, titled HEART(less). Stated by Carter to be a “much darker/heavier chapter in our musical saga,” a taste of the record’s power can now be sampled in the first single, “Pure Pollution,” featuring a vocal performance from [...]

Beauty in Chaos – Finding Beauty in Chaos

Oct 31, 2018

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Beauty in Chaos Category: Gothic / Industrial / Shoegaze / Rock Album: Finding Beauty in Chaos Blurb: Guitarist Michael Ciravolo heads a rocking This Mortal Coil-style “who’s who” album that is cohesive and memorable on many levels.   Michael Ciravolo is used to being a sideman in a band. He has been a guitarist for Human Drama and Michael Aston’s [...]

Suumhow – Crash_Reports

Oct 31, 2018

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Suumhow Category: IDM / Ambient / Experimental Album: Crash_Reports Blurb: Suumhow’s debut album pays tribute to the IDM acts that came before it and creates a combination of chaos and light, but the amount of chaos makes the album exhausting to get through in a single setting.   Crash_Reports is the debut album from Suumhow, a duo from Brussels. From [...]

Aversion Theory – Welcome to Your Life

Oct 31, 2018

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Aversion Theory Category: Industrial Album: Welcome to Your Life Blurb: Aversion Theory returns with an industrial/rock romp that stomps in and demonstrates some great potential, but then proceeds to fall down on execution to end up sounding more like a promising demo rather than a full release.   Aversion Theory is the solo industrial/rock project of Jamie Robb Gibson, [...]

Pro Patria – Back to Basics

Oct 31, 2018

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Pro Patria Category: EBM / Industrial Album: Back to Basics Blurb: Pro Patria erupts from out of nowhere with a pulsing, stomping return to ‘90s EBM/industrial – metallic and heavy, this album uses the classic EBM sound to channel new anger at the establishment; a machine gun, every song a new magazine loaded and released.   Who the hell is [...]

Priest – New Flesh

Oct 31, 2018

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Priest Cateogory: Darkwave / Electro-Pop Album: New Flesh Blurb: Very accessible, polished, and melodic, but gaudy in composition and production. If you can imagine Taylor Swift hiring :Wumpscut: to produce a record imitating Lady Gaga’s Monster LP, you have an idea of what this album sounds like.   Obviously skilled performers and skilled pop songwriters, Priest make such facts well [...]

Neon Cities unveils new single and music video

Oct 31, 2018

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  Denver duo Neon Cities has released its first music video for the new single, “Toulouse,” following on the success of the In Waves EP. The title comes from Neon Cities’ Chase Dobson, who developed the song’s concept on a day off in the city of Toulouse while touring with down-tempo/ambient artist Tycho. The video for [...]

KMFDM calls on you to “VOTE!”

Oct 31, 2018

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  Ever on the musical front lines of sociopolitical strife, KMFDM has made a brief but powerful declaration to everyone to “Exercise your civil rights” and “VOTE!” with an “emergency broadcast” snippet track. With the band’s usual directness and authority, Sascha “Käpt’n K” Konietzko commands the fans to “do it this time, don’t be tentative” in [...]

The Clay People to join Otep on tour

Oct 30, 2018

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  After 11 years, The Clay People returned this year with the release of Demon Hero and Other Extraordinary Phantasmagoric Anomalies and Fables, followed by the music video for the album’s first single “Colossus.” Having recently performed as an opener for Stabbing Westward, The Clay People will now be joining heavy metal band Otep and One [...]

End.user resurfaces with first EP of new material in two years

Oct 28, 2018

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  Two years after joining the Hands Production imprint and releasing his highly acclaimed Enter to Exit album, industrial/drum & bass artist End.user has announced his latest EP, appropriately titled Resurface. Containing seven tracks, the EP presents End.user further refining his approach toward combining atmosphere and emotion with the urgency and hard-hitting qualities of breakbeats – [...]

Joint project of Diary of Dreams and Diorama announces tour and debut album

Oct 28, 2018

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  Coma Alliance – the joint project of Diary of Dreams’ Adrian Hates and Diorama’s Torben Wendt – has at long last announced the release its debut album, Weapon of Choice. Talk of these two darkwave musicians joining forces in a new project has been in the rumor mill since their respective bands toured together in [...]

Silver Walks – InterView: Cleansing the Stylistic Palette

Oct 27, 2018

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Daniel Joseph McCullough speaks with ReGen about the history of his band, Silver Walks, along with some reminiscences on the evolution and current perceptions of industrial music.     An InterView with Daniel Joseph McCullough of Silver Walks By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) Recently signing to Jim Semonik’s Distortion Productions, Silver Walks is on a fast track toward becoming one of [...]

DAF delays first ever U.S. performance due to visa issues / Cloak & Dagger announces new venue, band and DJ lineup

Oct 26, 2018

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  In July of this year, it was announced that the German duo of Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft would be celebrating its 40th anniversary by performing in the United States for the first time in the band’s history; the event was to take place at the newly renovated State Theatre in Los Angeles as part of the [...]

Pylon Records to release new edition of third Xymox album / band announces tour dates

Oct 26, 2018

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  Revered as one of the most consistent and longest running darkwave entities in music, Clan of Xymox will be embarking on a North American tour throughout the remainder of 2018. The tour begins with the band’s appearance at Dracula’s Ball in Philadelphia, PA on Halloween, continuing until December 1 in Mexico City, Mexico, along with [...]

Jarboe announces new album, live dates

Oct 26, 2018

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  Singer/songerwriter Jarboe has announced her latest album, The Cut of the Warrior, to be released on December 14 via Translation Loss Records. With Jarboe having written, performed, and recorded the album’s four compositions with mixes produced and mastered by by Kris Force, The Cut of the Warrior includes an additional three remixes by Force, End [...]

Matt Zane to create new music videos for Static-X Project Regeneration

Oct 25, 2018

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  With the recent announcement that the original members of Static-X will be recording a new album, titled Project Regeneration, featuring the last recordings of Wayne Static, Matt Zane – lead vocalist of fellow industrial/metal band Society 1 and a longtime friend and collaborator of Static’s – has been tapped by the band to create the [...]

Bong-Ra releases and tours for latest doom jazz album

Oct 25, 2018

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  One of the breakcore scene’s most pioneering figures, Rotterdam’s Bong-Ra continues his exploration into new creative territories with his new album, Antediluvian, released on October 23 via Svart Lava Records. On this record, the artist joins forces with longtime collaborator Balázs Pándi on drums to present a more drastic blend of doom laden electronics and [...]

Audra launches IndieGoGo campaign for first new album in 10 years

Oct 25, 2018

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  After a decade long absence, goth/rock band Audra has returned to launch an IndieGoGo campaign for its fourth album. With a planned release date of Spring 2019, this marks the group’s first album in 10 years, following 2009’s Everything Changes. Also slated to appear on the album is Mike VanPortfleet of fellow darkwave act Lycia, [...]

Cellar Graves celebrates Halloween with free cover of EBM hit

Oct 25, 2018

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  Cellar Graves – the latest musical outlet from Chase Dobson – is celebrating this Halloween with a new track, a cover of the EBM/industrial hit “The Bog” from Bigod 20. As an homage to one of Dobson’s early influences, he calls the track his “Halloween costume,” the first track under the Cellar Graves moniker to [...]

ReGen Exclusive: Black Tape for a Blue Girl streams new album ahead of release date

Oct 19, 2018

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  Black Tape for a Blue Girl has announced the release of the digital edition of the band’s twelfth album, To Touch the Milky Way, and ReGen Magazine is privileged to be able to present this exclusive stream of album track “The Stars” as a special preview of what the album holds. Funded via a successful [...]

Ganser releases new single, music video, announces more live dates

Oct 17, 2018

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  Having released the Odd Talk debut album earlier this year and recently performed at this year’s ColdWaves VII in Chicago, Ganser now unveils a new single via online publication Post-Punk, titled “Pastel.” The band states the song to be an exploration into “the sticky-sweet, repulsive need for attention,” a seeming reflection of life in the [...]

Christian Death announces U.S. East Coast live dates

Oct 16, 2018

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  Having completed a European leg of the Death Romantique tour earlier this year, legendary death/rock band Christian Death will be embarking on a series of headlining dates on the U.S. East Coast. This leg of the tour begins in Bordentown, NJ on October 26 and will continue until November 3 in Halethorpe, MD, including a [...]

The Cure to tour in 2019, including headlining appearance at EXIT Festival

Oct 16, 2018

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  Twice voted as the Best Major European Festival in the last five years, the EXIT Festival has announced as its first confirmed act for 2019 to be post-punk and goth/rock giants The Cure. Taking place from July 4-7 at the 18th century Petrovaradin Fortress in Novi Sad, Serbia, the EXIT Festival was personally selected by [...]

Randolph’s Grin to release Halloween themed EP, produced by Lord of the Lost

Oct 16, 2018

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  More than a year after the release of the band’s acclaimed Intent album and following a successful European summer tour, electro/goth duo Randolph’s Grin returns with a new single for the Halloween season. The Vampire Mode EP features five new tracks produced by Lord of the Lost’s Chris Harms and Benny Lawrenz, who also produced [...]

Metropolis announces tribute compilation to Cabaret Voltaire

Oct 15, 2018

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  Metropolis Records will be releasing a tribute compilation dedicated to one of the pioneering acts in early industrial and experimental electronic music, titled Why Kill Time (When You Can Cover Cabaret Voltaire) on October 19. The collection features 18 tracks celebrating the widespread influence of Cabaret Voltaire, whose early performances are renowned for incorporating Dada-esque [...]

Winner and Runner-Up of Trash Deity Fan Album Art Contest announced

Oct 15, 2018

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  ReGen Magazine is privileged to have had the opportunity to collaborate with industrial/rock band Trash Deity – the latest project of Groovie Mann (My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult) and John D. Norten (Blue Eyed Christ) – by hosting a Fan Album Art Contest for the Frantic Child/Cross & Divide ReMix EP. Gracing the [...]

VNV Nation releases first official music video, releases new album

Oct 12, 2018

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  On October 8, VNV Nation released its first ever official music video for the track “Where is the Future?” via social media, taken from the band’s tenth studio album, Noire. Directed and produced by Michael Winkler for Iconographic and garnering over 177,000 views via YouTube and Facebook in its first 72 hours, the black & [...]

LÆBEL announces new full-length album from Denmark’s “grand old men” Negant

Oct 12, 2018

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Negant – the project of the Denmark industrial scene’s “grand old men” Jens B. Petersen (Neotek, ManMindMachine, Danish Electro), Tommy B-Kuhlmann (In Absentia, Danish Electro) and John R. Mirland (Am Tierpark, Mirland/Larsen, Holm/Mirland, Mirland) – will release its first full-length album, NOTHING!, on October 27. Mastered by Leæther Strip’s Claus Larsen, Nothing will be released [...]

Lydia Lunch pays tribute to Marquis De Sade in latest album

Oct 12, 2018

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  Avant-garde and no wave musician Lydia Lunch has announced the release of Marchesa, a musical homage to the works of her longtime inspiration, the Marquis De Sade. Set against a backdrop of distortion and dissonance, the album follows Lunch’s exploration of De Sade’s musings on sadism and spirituality, composed by the artist and in collaboration [...]

Killing Joke / PIG: Laugh at Your Peril in Baltimore

Oct 10, 2018

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Baltimore Soundstage, Baltimore, MD – 09/10/2018     Killing Joke… well, what else needs to be said? More of an institution than a band after four decades, Killing Joke has remained one of the most vital and relevant artistic entities in existence – defying the conventions of genre, never adhering to trends, holding fast to a staunchly sociopolitical [...]

FiXT announces new headquarters and expansion

Oct 9, 2018

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  Independently run and internationally recognized, FiXT has announced that with the relocation of label owner and artist Klayton (Celldweller, Circle of Dust, Scandroid), the imprint will be moving its primary headquarters from Detroit, MI to Los Angeles, CA. In addition, FiXT has announced the creation of two new sub-labels, each with its own genre focus [...]

ReGen Exclusive: Spyn Reset premieres new music video

Oct 9, 2018

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  Blending elements of electro and dance music with the polyrhythmic complexity of prog metal, Seattle’s Spyn Reset has been steadily gaining momentum in the Western United States, with the band’s new full-length LP Dots having been released on August 24. In a special ReGen Exclusive, the band now premieres the music video for the album [...]

Pitchshifter releases new music in anticipation of upcoming tour

Oct 9, 2018

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  Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the band’s biggest selling album, 1998’s www.Pitchshifter.com, Pitchshifter has announced a series of live dates in the U.K. in late November. This tour marks the group’s return to performing live after more than a decade on hiatus, with support from Earthtone9. The tour begins on Monday, November 19 in Portsmouth [...]

ReGen Exclusive: Trade Secrets premieres latest single from full-length debut

Oct 9, 2018

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  ReGen Magazine is pleased to present this exclusive stream of the True North (The Remixes) EP from electro/rock collective Trade Secrets, featuring five versions of the track from the band’s full-length debut, Before We Vanish. Among the remixers are Michael Oakley, Secret Wildreness, Button Pusher, and Braille, along with a remix by Trade Secrets; of [...]

ohGr / Lead into Gold / Omniflux: TricKs Tour 2018 #1

Oct 8, 2018

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Baltimore Soundstage, Baltimore, MD – 09/09/2018     With all three bands performing at this year’s ColdWaves events, it’s only natural that a tour should coincide – with two legends of the industrial music scene joined by a promising newcomer, the 2018 tour of ohGr, Lead into Gold, and Omniflux has proven to be one of the year’s [...]

Eisbrecher announces “best of” collection

Oct 8, 2018

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  A staple of the German music scene, Eisbrecher will be revisiting its past with a two-disc collection. Spanning the band’s 15 year existence, Ewiges Eis – 15 Jahre Eisbrecher is a “best of” celebration of the group’s uncompromising brand of industrial/metal; from the driving electronic beats to the vicious mechanical guitars of Noel Pix, topped [...]

Miss FD releases latest collaboration with Vulture Culture

Oct 5, 2018

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  Having released her fourth full-length studio album Transcendence earlier this year, dark electro artist Miss FD has now unveiled a new single and lyric video for the track “Ashes of Stars.” Available for $1.00 on Bandcamp, the standalone single is Miss FD’s latest collaboration with fellow industrial artist/producer Vulture Culture, with whom she has worked [...]

New band from MINISTRY guitarist Sin Quirin makes its debut

Oct 5, 2018

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  3 Headed Snake, the new heavy metal band from guitarist/keyboardist/programmer Sin Quirin and vocalist Johnny Ray, has made its official premiere with the music video for “Wisdom Screams.” One of three tracks featured on the band’s self-titled debut EP, the video was directed by Matt Zane of Lord Zane Productions and features fire performers Amie [...]

Filter launches PledgeMusic campaign for new album, first to feature original founding members in over 20 years

Oct 3, 2018

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  Skating the lines dividing alt. rock, metal, and industrial, Filter has remained one of modern music’s most aggressively enduring acts, with the band’s 2016 Crazy Eyes album marking a shift toward a more experimental sound that front man Richard Patrick described as “new industrial.” Now, Filter is launching a PledgeMusic campaign for the band’s next [...]

Hospital Productions announces lineup fo Hospital Fest to include Merzbow, Jesu, and Final

Oct 3, 2018

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  N.Y.C. underground record label Hospital Productions has announced the lineup for its annual music festival, Hospital Fest. Presented by Quo Vadis Productions, the event takes place on December 8 at the Knockdown Center and features a cross section of noise, electronic, and metal acts; this year, this lineup includes legendary Japanese noise artist Merzbow and [...]

MINISTRY announces second leg of North American tour, celebrates 30 years of landmark album

Oct 2, 2018

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  One of the most enduring and inspirational industrial/metal bands in existence, MINISTRY has announced that it will be embarking on the second leg of its North American tour this fall, with French synthwave act Carpenter Brut as the support act. Beginning and ending in California, from November 21 in San Francisco to December 20 and [...]

Skum Love releases remix EP

Oct 2, 2018

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  Following two years after the Sinister Minister, Hollywood industrial/metal act Skum Love has announced today’s release of a companion remix album. Expanding on the band’s darkly debaucherous style, Sinister Remix features eight tracks re-imagined by such acclaimed remixers as Machines on Blast, Erie Loch, Despite Loyalty, Cheyne Fritts, Kevin Kipnis, and Spencer Dubhailen, all referred [...]

We Are Polarized announces debut EP to present band’s own Black Art Wave style

Oct 2, 2018

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  Polish neo-classical electronic project We Are Polarized has released its debut EP, Inkub. The five tracks follow the theme of the titular seductive fallen angel of legend – the Incubus (Inkub being the polish equivalent), combining otherworldly classical sounds with electronic elements to create a style that the band calls Black Art Wave. The band [...]

ReGen Digressions – Season 3, Episode 01: ReBooted

Oct 2, 2018

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  ReGen Digressions – Season 3 Episode 01: “ReBooted” Recorded: Saturday, July 21, 2018…   After a long period of silence and a whole lost second season (apart from one episode), the curmudgeonly co-hosts return for a new edition of ReGen Digressions. With a slightly updated format for the show, wherein John Galope and Ilker Yücel will discuss select topics [...]

Trash Deity InterView: Icons & Idols

Oct 2, 2018

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John D. Norten speaks with ReGen about his new collaboration with the inimitable Groovie Mann in Trash Deity, with a few insights into the pair’s creative process and what’s yet to come.     An InterView with John D. Norten of Trash Deity By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) [See image gallery at regenmag.com] Known for his inimitable rock star swagger [...]

Liars unveils new music video from latest album

Sep 28, 2018

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  Liars has released a video for “Murdrum” from the album Titles with the Word Fountain, which was recorded simultaneously with TFCF and explores similar themes in a more “playful” manner. Founding member Angus Andrew calls the video, directed by Australian filmmaker and photographer Riley Blakeway and shot in the Australian bush, “beautifully cinematic and horrifyingly [...]

Planet B announces debut album featuring Martin Atkins

Sep 28, 2018

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  Ipecac Recordings has announced the release of the debut album from punk/hip-hop act Planet B. With the band comprised of Justin Pearson and hip-hop producer Luke Henshaw, the self-titled debut album strives for a production mentality free from the boundaries of genre; blending elements of industrial, rock, and cinematic horror soundscapes with politically charged lyrics [...]

ReGen Premieres U.S. debut of Danish band Parzival

Sep 28, 2018

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  A longtime staple of the Danish underground music scene, ReGen Magazine is proud to present the latest single and music video from Parzival, “Lord of the Sea,” in this special U.S. premiere! Appearing on the band’s latest album, Urheimat Neugeburt, “Lord of the Sea” is Parzival’s first ever song in English and demonstrates the band’s [...]

:PAPERCUTZ announces European Fall tour

Sep 25, 2018

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  Ambient/darkwave act :PAPERCUTZ has announced a European tour with fellow Portuguese alternative band Grandfather’s House. The tour begins on October 19 in A Coruña, Spain, with dates to follow in Belgium, France, and Germany; the band has stated that the tour’s end dates in Portugal are yet to be announced. In addition, :PAPERCUTZ will be [...]

The DC Fetish Ball announces Tough Love

Sep 24, 2018

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  In the heart of the nation’s capital, the DC Fetish Ball now celebrates 11 years in the area. Representing one of the region’s largest and most recognized nights for the alternative and underground scene, it’s now taking a new direction in hopes of bringing a more positive message and help a culture that currently stands [...]

The Awakening begins pre-order campaign for ninth full-length album

Sep 22, 2018

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  Ending a silence of five years, goth/rock act The Awakening has announced the release of a new single, titled “Shore,” from the band’s upcoming ninth full-length album, Chasm. The single is available for immediate download with pre-orders of the new album, along with a host of other exclusive items including hand-written lyrics, autographed CDs and [...]

Drew McDowall releases third solo album via Dais

Sep 21, 2018

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  Experimental label Dais Records has announced the third solo record from Drew McDowall on the imprint, on which the artist attempts to unravel the DNA of hallucination by way of concept, ritual, and immersion. The Third Helix features eight new tracks of experimental electronic darkness and droning ambient textures, to be released in digital and [...]

Chris Carter announces new EP and box set

Sep 20, 2018

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  Following the success of Chemistry Lessons Volume One, his first solo album in 17 years, Chris Carter will release a new EP, Chemistry Lessons Volume 1.1: Coursework on October 19 via Mute. The EP features remixes by Daniel Avery, Chris Liebing, and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, as well as the track “Bongo Glow,” which was [...]

Project Pitchfork announces second entry in latest album trilogy

Sep 20, 2018

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  German darkwave group Project Pitchfork will release a new album, Fragment, on October 25. The record will be available in standard and deluxe CD editions, the latter including a second CD of remixes created by front man Peter Spilles, along with two bonus tracks. The deluxe two-disc edition is strictly limited to 2,000 copies worldwide, [...]

Metropolis Records signs Ash Code with new album to arrive in November

Sep 19, 2018

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  Italian darkwave band Ash Code has signed with Metropolis Records, with the eminent label to release the group’s latest record, Perspective, which was previously released in Europe, on November 9. Reissues of Ash Code’s first two albums, 2016’s Posthuman and 2014’s Oblivion, are set to drop in December. The group cites the likes of Depeche [...]

Cold Spring reissues collaborative album of Genesis P-Orridge and Merzbow

Sep 19, 2018

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  A Perfect Pain, the collaborative album by industrial pioneer Genesis P-Orridge (Psychic TV / Throbbing Gristle) and prolific Japanese noise musician Merzbow, will be reissued on October 15 on the Cold Spring Records label. Initially released in 1999, and again in 2003, the album has been newly remastered by Martin Bowes at The Cage Studios. [...]

Godflesh in Detroit

Sep 16, 2018

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El Club, Detroit, MI – 08/22/2018   10 years have passed since the last live show from Godflesh in Detroit; we were starting to think we may be cursed to never see them set foot onstage again, with previous booked gigs getting canceled at the last minute. But, here we are at the El Club in Detroit [...]

Julien-K Summer 2018 Tour #2

Sep 15, 2018

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Fishhead Cantina, Halethorpe, MD – 08/03/2018     It can truly be said that Julien-K is one of this generation’s great success stories. Blending electronic, alternative rock, and pop stylings into a musical sound that is as classic as it is modern, the band continues to showcase an ever evolving visual aesthetic that recalls the fashion forward attitudes [...]

Julien-K Summer 2018 Tour #1

Sep 15, 2018

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Aftershock, Merriam, KS – 07/13/2018     Just before the band kicked off its stint as the opening act for the Revolution 3 Tour, Julien-K performed a handful of headlining shows, one of which occurred in Merriam, KS, on the western part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. The show also doubled as a local music showcase, with [...]

ReGen Magazine named co-sponsor of Ego Likeness U.S. tour

Sep 13, 2018

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  One of the goth/industrial scene’s most revered and prolific acts, Ego Likeness has announced dates for the upcoming Dead Cities U.S. Tour, with special guests Abbey Death and on select dates, an acoustic set by Caroline Blind. ReGen Magazine is privileged to be named a co-sponsor of this tour celebrating the band’s latest album, Songs [...]

Photo Gallery – Poptone in The Motor City

Sep 13, 2018

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  The names of Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins are practically etched into the minds of underground alternative, post-punk, and gothic rock fans – as two of the founding members of Bauhaus, they helped to lay the groundwork for the darker atmospheres that have pervaded every aspect of the scene for 40 years. After the band’s [...]

Photo Gallery – My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult/51 Peg in Halethorpe, MD

Sep 13, 2018

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  For any band to last three years is something of an accomplishment, but My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult has last three decades – no small feat, even for one of the most enduring and beloved acts in the underground industrial scene. One of the staples of the WaxTrax! era, Thrill Kill Kult is [...]

VNV Nation returns to Metropolis with tenth studio album, world tour

Sep 12, 2018

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  VNV Nation, one of the underground electronic scene’s most enduring acts, returns with the tenth studio album, titled Noire. Marking the band’s first studio album in five years, after 2013’s Transnational, Noire showcases 13 tracks over 70+ minutes; Ronan Harris produced the record in his home studio in Hamburg, Germany, decribing it as a “dark [...]

Beauty in Chaos reveals debut music video

Sep 12, 2018

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  Beauty in Chaos has unveiled the music video for “Storm,” the first single off the upcoming debut album Finding Beauty in Chaos. The song is the first of three on the album written with and featuring Ashton Nyte, front man and vocalist for MGT and The Awakening, who states simply, “I hope you enjoy the [...]

Nitzer Ebb premieres long lost music video

Sep 12, 2018

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  Following the announcement earlier this year of Pylon Records’ 10 LP box set, the trailblazing EBM act known and beloved as Nitzer Ebb has unearthed a long lost music video of the band’s 1985 single “So Bright So Strong,” which made its premiere on September 11 via Revolver Magazine. Shot by the band’s original manager [...]

First Bauhaus recording session to be reissued for the first time

Sep 11, 2018

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  Six weeks after the iconic band’s formation, Bauhaus entered into the studio to record for the first time on January 26, 1979; in advance of the band’s fortieth anniversary, the complete recording session is now collected in The Bela Session, due for a November 23 release via Leaving Records, distributed by Stones Throw. Produced by [...]

Lycia returns to Projekt Records to release latest album

Sep 11, 2018

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  One of the darkwave scene’s most eminent groups, Lycia celebrates its thirtieth year with a new album, In Flickers. With this album, which marks Lycia’s fourth of the second era that began in 2010, Lycia returns to Projekt Records, having last appeared on the label with 2002’s Tripping Back into the Broken Days. Beginning life [...]

A Primitive Evolution to release third album, first with Metropolis Records

Sep 5, 2018

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  A Primitive Evolution (A.P.E.) has signed with Metropolis Records for the release of the band’s third album, titled Becoming. Recorded at the Toronto based band’s own self-built Desolation Studios, Becoming shows A.P.E. strengthening its already darkened brand of electronic tinged metal, with the album’s title track now available to stream or purchase, along with pre-orders [...]

ohGr – TrickS

Sep 5, 2018

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ohGr Category: Experimental / Industrial / Electro-pop Album: TrickS Blurb: After a long wait, we are finally treated to the fifth full-length album from ohGr, and although there are moments that can sound like retreading ground already explored, it remains a brilliant slow burn.   “Get ready for the FreAky side of nature” – so warns the introductory track on [...]

Lead into Gold – The Sun Behind the Sun

Sep 5, 2018

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Lead into Gold Category: Industrial / Coldwave / Noise Album: The Sun Behind the Sun Blurb: Neither nostalgia trip nor post-modern reinvention, Paul Barker returns to Lead into Gold with the project’s first new album since 1990, containing eight new songs sure to please devotees of the classic WaxTrax! era, but with a revised approach.   Of all of the [...]

Laibach announces details of upcoming album

Sep 5, 2018

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  Industrial art/music collective Laibach has long been celebrated for its reinterpretations of classic and contemporary works, continuing this tradition with the announcement of the long awaited next album, The Sound of Music. The band had performed several songs from the renowned 1965 movie during the concert in Pyongyang, North Korea when Laibach was infamously invited [...]

Circle of Dust – alt_Machines

Sep 5, 2018

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Circle of Dust Category: Industrial / Metal Album: alt_Machines Blurb: A remix companion to Circle of Dust’s comeback album, reinterpreting the project’s industrialized metal onslaught into a furious array of electronic styles that equal the intensity and complexity of the originals.   The return of Circle of Dust in 2015 was something of a momentous occasion, which culminated in the [...]

Blue Stahli – The Devil (Remixes)

Sep 5, 2018

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Blue Stahli Category: Electro / Rock Album: The Devil (Remixes) Blurb: With only a few missteps, this companion to Blue Stahli’s sophomore album provides a fine collection of remixes that emphasize the creative versatility and stylistic diversity of the project.   The Devil was the sophomore album from Blue Stahli, the electro/rock project of Bret Autrey. Presenting a sharper and [...]

Black Sugar Transmission – Overkill

Sep 4, 2018

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Black Sugar Transmission Category: Electro / Industrial / Rock Album: Overkill Blurb: Black Sugar Transmission pays homage to one of the greatest heavy metal bands ever with a reverent recreation of the classic 1979 album.   For more than a decade, Andee Blacksugar has been cultivating his own peculiar hybrid of electro/industrial rock & roll, with his 2016 release of [...]

Natura Est – Natura Est

Sep 4, 2018

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Natura Est Category: Dark Ambient / Drone / Experimental Album: Natura Est Blurb: Despite the skills and experience of Tony Young and Andreas Davids, the pair’s new dark ambient collaboration offers little in the way of variation or sonic intricacy.   Tony Young and Andreas Davids have both carved out their own niches in experimental electronic music in their respective [...]

New music video from Syd.31 banned by Google

Sep 4, 2018

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  Manchester based electro/punk group Syd.31 has released a music video for the track “Bulldoze Everything” from the upcoming album Walk Amongst Rebels, which is due out later this year. The group’s blend of punk and industrial takes center stage in the strobing, minimalistic video directed by frontman Jason Pearson (a.k.a. Dr. Magic). The video captures [...]

New single from Black Needle Noise featuring L.A. singer Beca

Aug 31, 2018

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  Continuing the collaborative project’s current series of digital singles, Black Needle Noise has released “Upside Down” via Bandcamp, once again as a name-your-price item. This track sees legendary producer/musician John Fryer working with Los Angeles singer Beca on a track that resontates with a dreamy yet dark melodic sensibility and a contemporary electronic edge. “I [...]

Ganser InterView: Syndromes and Lobotomies

Aug 24, 2018

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Named for a dissociative disorder and showcasing a dynamic and disparate sound that is as spastic and confrontational as it is saccharine and challenging, Chicago’s Ganser is a band to watch out for!     An InterView with Alicia Gaines and Nadia Garofalo of Ganser By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) [See image gallery at regenmag.com] Forming in 2014 and named [...]

Joe Haze InterView: Responding to Brain Function

Aug 24, 2018

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Showcasing his capabilities as a producer and performer, Joe Haze speaks with ReGen about life on the stage and in the studio.     An InterView with Joe Haze By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) With production credits in the realms of rock, industrial, jazz, pop, and even reggae, Joe Haze is the very model of the versatility of the modern producer. [...]

Latest EP release from Android Lust featuring tracks from Agony

Aug 24, 2018

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  Having released two volumes of her Crater series, experimental industrial/electronic artist Android Lust has released a new EP, titled Shores Unknown, on August 24 via Bandcamp as a “name-your-price” item. With three original tracks and two remixes, Shores Unknown presents a style more familiar to longtime fans, still wrought with ambient sound design and tonally [...]

Distortion Productions partners with Creamy Rat Studios for industrial compilation/comic book series

Aug 23, 2018

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  Distortion Productions has collaborated with some prominent figures in the world of comic books, and now has initiated a partnership with Creamy Rat Studios for a new compilation and comic book. Featuring 15 tracks of electro and industrial rock, the first volume of the Synthcore Dreams collection – titled Record Deal of the Apocalypse – [...]

The Anix announces sixth full-length album, first on FiXT

Aug 22, 2018

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  Having transitioned from a full band to the solo project of Brandon Smith, electro/rock project The Anix now announces the sixth full-length album, Shadow_Movement, due for release on October 19 via FiXT. Signing to the prominent electronic imprint earlier this year, The Anix has been steadily releasing a stream of singles to preview Shadow_Movement, including [...]

Dawn of Ashes announces new album with preview demo track

Aug 22, 2018

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  Earlier this year, Dawn of Ashes offered fans a trip down memory lane with a remastered edition of the band’s 2004 demo album Sacred Fever; as well, front man Kristof Bathory returned to his earlier EBM/industrial sound with the Bornless Fire side project. Continuing down the path of returning to roots, the group now announces [...]

The Clay People announces release date for first new album in 11 years

Aug 21, 2018

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  The Clay People, one of the staples of the ’90s coldwave scene, finally breaks the silence with the announcement of a new album; after a long gestation period, Demon Hero and Other Extraordinary Phantasmagoric Anomalies and Fables (or simply Demon Hero) will be released on September 28 via Overit Records. The first album of new [...]

Juno Reactor – The Mutant Theatre

Aug 21, 2018

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Juno Reactor Category: Goa / Trance / Tribal Album: The Mutant Theatre Blurb: Ben Watkins is back with the ninth Juno Reactor album, which starts off strong with dance floor gold, but runs out of momentum near the end.   Juno Reactor has always been on the fringes of the industrial music scene, from the project’s inclusion on the seminal [...]

Artoffact issues collection from Skinny Puppy founder cEvin Key featuring early outtakes and demos

Aug 21, 2018

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  One of the most influential figures in modern industrial and experimental music, cEvin Key has announced the release of a new collection – the eighth volume in the Brap and Forth series – in which he digs deep into his vaults to present 14 tracks of rarities, demos, and outtakes. The tracks date back to [...]

Stabbing Westward announces fall tour to celebrate third album anniversary

Aug 21, 2018

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  Stabbing Westward will be celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the band’s third album, Darkest Days, with a fall U.S. tour. With tickets going onsale this Friday, August 24, the Darkest Days Anniversary Tour begins on October 12 in Tempe, AZ and will see the band performing in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Denver, and [...]

WVM releases latest single, announces upcoming EP

Aug 16, 2018

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  Electro/rock artist WVM has released a new single, “After the Fall.” The artist states that the track’s blend of driving synthpop and grunge tinged alt. rock emerged organically from his desire “to create something I wanted to hear.” Further explaining his wish to not fit in any mold and that the merging of styles wasn’t [...]

Tom Shear InterView: Grime and Garage

Aug 16, 2018

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While known primarily for Assemblage 23, with an upcoming appearance at ColdWaves L.A., Tom Shear embarks on a new musical adventure with Mari Kattman in Helix.     An InterView with Tom Shear of Helix and Assemblage 23 By Douglas Leach (nowandforalltime) Since the release of his debut album in 1999, Tom Shear has gradually risen through the ranks to [...]

JK Flesh to release full-length album via Electric Deluxe

Aug 14, 2018

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  With a release date of August 31, New Horizon marks the third full-length outing from Justin K. Broadrick under his JK Flesh moniker, his second with Speedy J’s Electric Deluxe imprint. The record features Broadrick furthering his experiments with dub influenced techno beats and noisily distorted progressions through eight tracks that follow a narrative of [...]

Mindless Self Indulgence front man announces new solo project and album

Aug 14, 2018

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  James Euringer – better known as Jimmy Urine, front man of electro/punk band Mindless Self Indulgence – has announced a new project, simply titled Euringer, with a self-titled debut album due for release on October 19 via Metropolis Records. With 16 tracks and four notable guest performers, Euringer takes a surreal and exploratory turn away [...]

3TEETH front man to be featured in upcoming cyberpunk video game

Aug 14, 2018

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  The Nothing, a cyberpunk video game currently in development, has released a video teaser announcing that Alexis Mincolla, the enigmatic front man for industrial/metal band 3TEETH, will be featured as a primary character. Set in a dystopian vision of Los Angeles in the year 2108, the game’s story centers around the PXL Corporation’s nightmarish control [...]

Chris Connelly InterView: Cocksure and Revolting

Aug 14, 2018

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The legendary and prolific Chris Connelly speaks with ReGen about his latest musical endeavors, telling us about the fun he has making music and being a belligerent and Revolting Cock!     An InterView with Chris Connelly By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) To say that Chris Connelly is one of the most revered and prolific artists in modern music would be [...]

Apoptygma Berzerk celebrates 25th anniversary of debut album with new remastered edition

Aug 13, 2018

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  Norwegian futurepop mainstays Apoptygma Berzerk will release remastered deluxe CD and vinyl editions the band’s debut album Soli Deo Gloria, via Artoffact Records in honor of its 25th anniversary. As the original version was released on November 11, 1993 via Tatra Records, the 25th anniversary edition will be released on November 11, 2018, completely remastered [...]

Sweat Boys releases free single featuring Andy Deane

Aug 13, 2018

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  Steadily building up a following that is as dance-crazed and as sweaty as the band’s name and music would suggest, Wisconsin electro act Sweat Boys is now offering a new single as a free download. “You Are My Heart” is described by the band as a “romantic joint effort” with Andy Deane of synthwave project [...]

Strehmann unveils new single, announces new collaboration with Dutch painter Maurice Heerdink

Aug 13, 2018

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  Since its inception in 2013, Strehmann has been proclaimed as the first German musical project with lyrics dealing with homoromantic and homosexual themes, culminating in a series of singles with “Mein König” as the latest. Translating to “My King,” the song’s lyrics continue in the project’s themes in a subtler manner, with cover art provided [...]

Pitchshifter InterView: Celebrating Dysfunction

Aug 12, 2018

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After an extended hiatus, Pitchshifter returns to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of the band’s biggest selling album with a U.K. tour. Front man J.S. Clayden speaks with ReGen about the past, present, and potential future of Pitchshifter.     An InterView with J.S. Clayden of Pitchshifter By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) With the 1998 release of www.pitchshifter.com, Pitchshifter [...]

Barry Adamson to release anthology of works spanning four decades

Aug 3, 2018

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  Musician and composer Barry Adamson has announced the release of Memento Mori, an anthology spanning the artist’s work between 1978-2018, on October 26 on the Mute label. The collection chronicles Adamson’s 40 year musical career from his 1978 debut with Magazine and the early years of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds to his nine [...]

Trash Deity, featuring WaxTrax! veterans Groovie Mann and JDN, announces debut album

Aug 2, 2018

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  Nearly two years after the project’s formation, Los Angeles duo Trash Deity has announced the release of its debut album, Cross & Divide, via Metropolis Records. The collaboration of vocalist/lyricist Groovie Mann (a.k.a. Franke N. Nardiello) and producer/musician JDN (a.k.a. John D. Norten), the two veterans of the Chicago WaxTrax! era bridge their collective histories [...]

CONFORMCO InterView: Opposing the Elite

Aug 2, 2018

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Social and political satire, anti-corporatism, and numerous references to The Simpsons; such is the sound and style of Chicago’s CONFORMCO, as ReGen speaks with Sean Payne and Chris Harris about their latest collaboration.     An InterView with Chris Harris & Sean Payne of CONFORMCO By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) Collaborations between established figures in industrial music are a significant part [...]

Autumn announces U.S. tour in support of comeback album

Jul 31, 2018

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  Having returned from a silence of nearly two decades, Minneapolis based goth/rock trio Autumn is embarking on a tour of North America in support of the band’s latest album, Chandelier. Released in March of this year via Chicago label Sett Records, Chandelier and the earlier single “The Fall” marked the first new material from the [...]

Xibling InterView: Catharsis. Connection. rEvolution.

Jul 31, 2018

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With a debut album and an upcoming appearance at PIGFest 3.0, Portland electro duo Xibling speaks with Dawn Woodkill to introduce audiences to their sound.     An InterView with Julian Thieme & Moriah West of Xibling By Dawn Wood (DWoodkillMW) Portland’s Xibling is one of the electronic bands playing at the 2018 PIGFest in August. Dawn Woodkill, on behalf [...]

David J. announces solo U.K. dates, tour with Peter Murphy to celebrate Bauhaus’ 40th anniversary

Jul 31, 2018

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  As it has been 40 years since the formation of the iconic post-punk group Bauhaus, founding member David J will be marking the occasion with two solo U.K. concerts. The first of these shows takes place on August 25, during which he will perform with special guests at The Islington in London where Bauhaus played [...]

Nitzer Ebb original lineup to perform at 2019 Amphi Festival, announces career spanning box set

Jul 30, 2018

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  One of the most celebrated and pioneering entities in EBM and modern electronic music, Nitzer Ebb has announced that the band will reunite to perform at the Amphi Festival in Cologne, Germany on July 20, 2019. Headed by Douglas McCarthy and Bon Harris, the duo will be joined onstage by original NitzerEbbProdukt founding members David [...]

Devin Townsend announces second in vinyl box set series

Jul 30, 2018

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  Devin Townsend continues his series of ERAS box sets spanning his musical history with the second entry, due for release on August 31 via InsideOut Music. Contained within ERAS II are reissues of the artist’s past outings from 1997-2001 – including Ocean Machine: Biomech, Infinity, Physicist, and Terria – all remastered for vinyl and presented [...]

Glitch Mode Recordings finalizes dates for Decode Tour 2018

Jul 30, 2018

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  Glitch Mode Recordings and Darker Side of Light Productions have announced dates and the final band lineup for the Decode Tour, which begins on August 2 in Wilmington, DE and continues until September 4 in Minneapolis, MN. A collective effort featuring Glitch Mode acts and friends, the Decode Tour is co-headlined by the label’s flagship [...]

Leæther Strip announces new album, tour dates celebrating 30th anniversary

Jul 30, 2018

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  Scheduled for release on September 1 via his own Læbel imprint, Claus Larsen has announced his latest outing as Leæther Strip, titled World Molæster. Dedicated to Larsen’s husband Kurt Grünewald, World Molæster follows in the classic Leæther Strip style with sounds ranging from hard hitting dance floor bombast to darkly arranged scariness, with some of [...]

Silver Walks signs to Distortion Productions, opening for Chemlab

Jul 26, 2018

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Originally hailing from Philadelphia and now based in the San Francisco area, Daniel McCullough’s electronic project Silver Walks has signed with Distortion Productions with a debut EP and full-length album on the way. Blending elements of industrial, trance, and synthpop with rhythms derived from the WaxTrax! era, Silver Walks has gained a formidable reputation with [...]

New supergroup announced featuring members of Fear Factory, Die Krupps, and Leæther Strip

Jul 26, 2018

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  Three of the industrial scene’s most prominent figures have joined forces to form a new band, Die Klute. Featuring the combined talents of Jürgen Engler (Die Krupps, Dkay.com), Claus Larsen (Leæther Strip, Klutæ, Am Tierpark), and Dino Cazares (Fear Factory, Asesino, Divine Heresy), Die Klute was announced via all three artists’ social media, with the [...]

FiXT looking for new artists in 2018 and 2019

Jul 25, 2018

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  Internationally acclaimed independent record label FiXT has announced that it is looking to sign new artists to their roster in 2018 and 2019. Home to a diverse array of cutting edge artists from all around the globe, FiXT is primarily searching for artists in varying styles of vocal based electronic and rock music, with a [...]

Psyclon Nine returns with long awaited new album, announces tour

Jul 25, 2018

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  With the band performing the first two dates of Panic Lift’s upcoming U.S. tour, harsh electro/industrial act Psyclon Nine has announced its latest album, Icon of the Adversary. The long awaited album marks the band’s first release of new material since 2013’s Order of the Shadow: Act 1 and the 2014 remix album Disorder: The [...]

Panic Lift announces late summer tour with FIRES

Jul 24, 2018

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  With the band’s latest album //End_Process soon to be released, electro/industrial act Panic Lift has announced a late summer tour of the U.S. with Metropolis label mates FIRES. Beginning in Cincinnati, OH on August 24 and continuing until September 9 in New York’s Stimulate event, the tour will also feature support from Street Fever and [...]

Skatenigs/CHANT/Evil Kunst Live in ‘18

Jul 24, 2018

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The Riot Room, Kansas City, MO – 06/03/2018     “Making life livable since 1988.” – Phil “Phildo” Owen   ReGen was lucky enough to catch one of the few shows on the Skatenigs/CHANT tour, one of what according to CHANT’s Bradley Bills was the last of only five shows on the tour… a tour celebrating Skatenigs’ thirtieth anniversary as [...]

Photo Gallery – MINISTRY/Chelsea Wolfe/The God Bombs in Baltimore, MD

Jul 21, 2018

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Ram’s Head Live, Baltimore, MD – 04/23/2018     It has been said that Al Jourgensen writes his best material when a Republican is office, providing him a focus for his anti-right wing sociopolitical leanings to manifest into a hard hitting onslaught of industrialized metal. The overwhelmingly positive responses to MINISTRY’s latest album – AmeriKKKant, a veritable diatribe [...]

Ego Likeness to tour North America, announces two-disc collection of early recordings

Jul 21, 2018

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  A celebrated staple of the goth/electro scene, Ego Likeness has announced the release of a two-disc collection of the band’s earliest works. Featuring previously unreleased recordings and demos that predate the Dragonfly debut in 2000, Songs From a Dead City presents a much rawer and diverse aspect to the band’s sound, with elements of trip-hop [...]

Everpresent joins Fundable to hit the West Coast

Jul 20, 2018

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  As part of the band’s efforts to take its electro/synthpop sound to the West Coast, Everpresent is now appearing on Fundable, one of the leading platforms for business crowdfunding. Organized by the band’s administrative manager Rachelle Bassilli, front man and founder Matthew Cahoon extends a personal greeting and invitation for potential investors through the platform [...]

The Ink Bats release new music video, announce live performances

Jul 20, 2018

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  Oakland, California based post-punk group The Ink Bats has released a video for “Caves” off of the band’s 2017 debut album, Loss. Directed and edited by Akiko Sampson and produced by Psychic Eye Productions, the frenetic surf rock tinged track is accompanied by whirling camerawork to lure viewers deep into a hidden world beneath a [...]

Strap On Halo InterView: Prayers Upon the Altar

Jun 21, 2018

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As one of the headlining acts at this year’s PIGFest, Dawn Wood speaks with Seattle’s Strap On Halo about the band’s history, resurrecting in 2009 after a long hiatus to become one of the scene’s more exciting modern acts.     An InterView with Layla Reyna of Strap On Halo By Dawn Wood (DWoodkillMW) Strap On Halo – the trio [...]

Working Order Records announces charity dark music event in DC

Jun 21, 2018

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  Washington, DC based non-profit record label Working Order Records has announced a two day charitable dark music festival. The Tiny Cat festival runs on August 3 and 4 at the Black Cat in DC, and will feature a mix of 10 local and international bands, including the U.S. performance debut of Paris act Hante. Other [...]

Hanzel und Gretyl celebrates 25th anniversary with band’s most metal album yet

Jun 20, 2018

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  2018 marks the 25th anniversary of New York City industrial/metal group Hanzel und Gretyl, and the band is celebrating in style with the July 6 release of the eighth full-length album Satanik Germanik. Following in the footsteps of 2014’s Black Forest Metal, the new album promises to be the band’s most metal release yet as [...]

Killing Joke drummer “Big Paul” Ferguson to release solo debut EP

Jun 19, 2018

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  With Killing Joke to embark on a 40th anniversary tour in September, drummer “Big Paul” Ferguson has announced the release of his solo debut EP, titled Remote Viewing. Due out on August 24 via the Dead Radio Station record label, the EP’s seven tracks feature guitar, bass, and keyboard contributions from Mark Gemini Thwaite, best [...]

Ashrr unveils first single and music video directed by William Morrison

Jun 19, 2018

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  The newly formed Los Angeles darkwave collective Ashrr has unveiled its first single, titled “Medicine Man.” Originally premiering on New Noise Magazine in April, the video for “Medicine Man” was directed by William Morrison, best known for his work with Skinny Puppy, ohGr, and Front Line Assembly. With a new single on the way, “Medicine [...]

Chris Liebing announces first album on the Mute label

Jun 15, 2018

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  German DJ, producer, and CLR label founder Chris Leibing has announced a new album, Burn Slow, his first on the Mute label, will be released on September 7. From the album comes “Polished Chrome (The Friend Pt. 1),” a song featuring vocals by the incomparable Gary Numan, and “Novembergrey” to mark the occasion. The album [...]

Second single revealed from impending Lord of the Lost album

Jun 15, 2018

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  As the release of Thornstar approaches, German dark rock band Lord of the Lost unleashes the second single and music video from the group’s sixth full-length album, titled “Morgana.” Directed by Matteo Vdiva Gabbiani and Chiara Cerami for VDpictures and featuring La Esmeralda in the title role, “Morgana” depicts a deity from the mythological Panngaeians, [...]

Juno Reactor unveils second single, music video from The Mutant Theatre

Jun 15, 2018

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  “I always wanted to have a big show, a Barbarella meets Pan’s Labyrinth tableau with a sci-fi edge, set to trance and psy-trance music,” states Juno Reactor’s Ben Watkins. With his latest release, due out on June 22 via Metropolis Records, titled Juno Reactor – The Mutant Theatre, he takes the eminent electronic project closer [...]

The Black Queen announces second album

Jun 15, 2018

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  Los Angeles electronic/coldwave band The Black Queen, having announced a string of festival and European tour dates, has announced the release of its sophomore full-length album, Infinite Games. Following two years after the group’s critically and commercially acclaimed Fever Daydream debut, Infinite Games features 10 brand new tracks and artwork by Jesse Draxler in five [...]

C-Tec InterView: Part 3 – Never a Silent Voice

Jun 13, 2018

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In a special three-part series, ReGen Magazine speaks with the three primary members of legendary industrial “supergroup” C-Tec on the eve of the band’s reformation at this year’s ColdWaves events.     An InterView with Ged Denton of C-Tec, Der Prosector, & Scere By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) From the band’s beginnings as Cyber-Tec Project to the later incarnation as C-Tec, [...]

Cold Spring issues live collaborative recording from COIL, Zos Kia, and Marc Almond

Jun 13, 2018

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  Experimental music label Cold Spring has announced the release of How to Destroy Angels, featuring Soft Cell front man Marc Almond, Zos Kia’s John Gosling, and COIL’s John Balance and Peter Christopherson. Recorded on August 24, 1983 at the Air Gallery in London, UK, and dubbed “A Slow Fade to Total Transparency,” the record features [...]

Laibach marks U.S./North Korea summit with reinterpretation of Korean folk song

Jun 13, 2018

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  Slovenian avant-garde industrial group Laibach has marked the United States/North Korea summit with a new version of the track “Arirang,” a re-interpretation of a traditional Korean folksong, which Laibach first performed on the controversial 2015 North Korean tour. The updated track, which is dedicated to the reunification process, is combined with a well known North [...]

C-Tec InterView: Part 2 – Far from the Limits

Jun 12, 2018

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In a special three-part series, ReGen Magazine speaks with the three primary members of legendary industrial “supergroup” C-Tec on the eve of the band’s reformation at this year’s ColdWaves events.     An InterView with Jean-Luc De Meyer of C-Tec By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) By the early ’90s, the landscape of industrial and EBM music had changed, and the pioneering [...]

Julien-K launches crowdfunding campaign for new album, announces tour dates, and upcoming music video

Jun 12, 2018

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  Independent electro/rock band Julien-K has announced the impending release of a new music video for the single “Photo Voltaire” from the first chapter of the group’s California Noir album. Originally released in 2015, the band comments about the song that it “is very much a song about the struggle in our lives as artists – [...]

FiXT announces Circle of Dust documentary

Jun 12, 2018

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  Detroit based electronic imprint FiXT has announced the release of a new documentary chronicling the history of Circle of Dust – the experimental industrial/metal project from Klayton (also of Celldweller and Scandroid). With a release date of September 21 in digital HD and DVD formats, Full Circle: The Birth, Death & Rebirth of Circle of [...]

C-Tec InterView: Part 1 – Cut from a Darker Cloth

Jun 11, 2018

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In a special three-part series, ReGen Magazine speaks with the three primary members of legendary industrial “supergroup” C-Tec on the eve of the band’s reformation at this year’s ColdWaves events.     An InterView with Marc Heal of C-Tec By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) C-Tec… one of the industrial scene’s most notable collaborative projects, and one that despite acclaim from audiences [...]

Particle Son – Exit Strategy

Jun 11, 2018

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Particle Son Category: Industrial / EBM Album: Exit Strategy Blurb: Acerbic beats and synth lines, darkly cinematic atmospheres, and lyrics that point the finger at broken social and political systems, Particle Son’s third full-length album is an album of and for its time.   With renewed vigor and purpose, Particle Son returned from an absence of 11 years with 2015’s [...]

Lords of Acid launches contest for fans to recreate latest album cover

Jun 8, 2018

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  Released on May 18 of this year, electro/industrial act Lords of Acid invites fans to join in the celebration of Pretty in Kink with a new contest in which fans must recreate the album’s cover. “Be creative” is the band’s only mandate, with entries to be submitted on the Lords of Acid Backstage Facebook Group [...]

I:Scintilla launches remix contest for latest single to benefit Darkest Before Dawn

Jun 8, 2018

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  With the release of the band’s new single “Carmena Saturna,” Chicago industrial/alt. rock band I:Scintilla has announced a remix contest for the song, with proceeds to be donated to Darkest Before Dawn. Vocalist Brittany Bindrim states that the band is “excited to announce the contest and we really look forward to hearing the remixes you [...]

Statiqbloom announces latest EP, festival appearances

Jun 7, 2018

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  Brooklyn’s Statiqbloom – the duo of Fade Kainer and Denman C. Anderson – has announced its latest EP, titled Infinite Spectre, due for release on July 27 via Translation Loss Records. Progressing further into the pair’s blend of gritty, noisy, hypnotic post-industrial, following up on the band’s 2017 full-length album, Blue Moon Blood, with festival [...]

Lederman / De Meyer InterView: A Tribe of Their Own

May 26, 2018

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ReGen Magazine speaks with Jean-Marc Lederman and Jean-Luc De Meyer on their new collaboration, a work of pure creative passion that draws on their rich collective history as two giants of modern electronic music.     An InterView with Jean-Marc Lederman & Jean-Luc De Meyer of Lederman / De Meyer By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) Any collaboration between two living [...]

Scandroid announces second single from and title of upcoming third album

May 25, 2018

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  Prolific musician/producer Klayton has announced The Darkness and the Light as the title of the upcoming third album from his new wave project Scandroid, with the album’s second single, “New York City Nights” to be released on June 8. Both this song and the first single, “Time Crime,” showcase the evolution of Scandroid to feature [...]

Liars to unveil its first soundtrack album

May 25, 2018

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  Electro/post-rock band Liars has announced that its first soundtrack, a sonic companion to Jeremy Phillips’ upcoming directorial debut 1/1, will be released July 20 via Mute. The album was recorded shortly after 2014’s Mess, and is the last collaboration between Angus Andrew and Aaron Hemphill, who amicably departed from Liars shortly after the August, 2017 [...]

Orbital “back for good” with first new album in six years, European dates

May 25, 2018

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  After reuniting and touring Europe in 2017, brothers Paul and Phil Hartnoll – known collectively as the legendary electronic act Orbital – have announced that they’re back for good, with the new single “Tiny Foldable Cities” released on May 11 as a prelude to the upcoming Monsters Exist album. Paul comments, “When you haven’t made [...]

H E X releases self-titled debut, now streaming at Invisible Oranges

May 25, 2018

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  Swiss industrial group H E X is now streaming its self-titled debut album in its entirety at Invisible Oranges, with today marking its release on Hummus records. The band uses what is described as “sharp sonic angles” to build a precise and cinematic world of modernist doom populated with infernal machinery set against delicately soaring [...]

Strvngers InterView: Nude Photos

May 24, 2018

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Maria Joaquin discusses the unique chemistry behind Strvngers, personal inspirations, and the duo’s newest release, Amor / Noir.     An InterView with Maria Joaquin of Strvngers By Richard Reich (DJRichardReich) Smashing onto the scene just a few short years ago, Strvngers has caught the attention of dark music fans in rapid succession. Shortly after the release of the duo’s [...]

SKYND debuts with a gothic horror music video based on real-life unsolved cases

May 24, 2018

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  Electro/industrial duo SKYND makes an auspicious debut with the track “Elisa Lam,” along with its eerie music video created and directed by TallyHo!. With a visual aesthetic that mirrors the haunting style of The Ring and Dark Water and based on a real-life mystery, “Elisa Lam” is the first of a planned tryptic of videos [...]

Remastered edition of 2011 album from Test Dept. co-founder announced on Cold Spring

May 24, 2018

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  C.3.3., the project of Test Dept. co-founder Paul Jamrozy, will release a newly remastered edition of the 2011 album Ballad of Reading Gaol-The Cacophonietta. The album, named after and inspired by a poem published by Oscar Wilde during his incarceration on indecency charges chronicling the execution of a fellow inmate, with C.3.3. being Wilde’s cell [...]

Meat Beat Manifesto announces live dates

May 23, 2018

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  Pioneering electronic group Meat Beat Manifesto has announced a handful of U.S shows in support of the band’s January, 2018 album Impossible Star, including the N.Y.C. and Chicago dates of the ColdWaves industrial festival. The band will also play a June 8 show featuring MC 900 Ft. Jesus and September dates in Denver and Miami. [...]

New deluxe edition of Goldfrapp’s 2017 album to be released featuring duet with Dave Gahan

May 23, 2018

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  Goldfrapp has announced that a deluxe edition of the electronic duo’s 2017 album Silver Eye will be released on July 2 via Mute. The two-disc set features new artwork and a bonus disc of remixes, including a previously unreleased remix of “Anymore” from the band’s Will Gregory and a new version of “Ocean” re-imagined as [...]

Third album from Blac Kolor announced, featuring guest spots from Haujobb and Front 242 members

May 8, 2018

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  From Leipzig, Germany comes Blac Kolor, the brainchild of Hendrick Grothe, now releasing his third album, titled Awakening. Showcasing the artist’s blend of darkly post-industrial soundscapes with rhythms inspired by EBM and techno and the controlled mania of IDM, Awakening may prove to be Blac Kolor’s most musically diverse and tantilizingly atmospheric record. As the [...]

Society 1 releases ninth video from latest album, first of a two-part story spanning across albums

May 7, 2018

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  Continuing the band’s streak of music videos off the Rise from the Dead album, Hollywood industrial/alt. metal group Society 1 has unveiled the futuristic concept video for “No Control.” Taking place in the year 2019 and an undisclosed timeframe in the future, the video depicts a sort of mad scientist viewing through a virtual monitor [...]

Venal Flesh unveils new track celebrating the Sith of the Old Republic

May 4, 2018

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  Dark EBM act Venal Flesh embraces the dark side and encourages you to do the same with a new track titled “The Sith Inquisition.” Now available as name-your-price item on Bandcamp, the Star Wars themed track is a special celebration for May 4, and in particular, “the Sith of the Old Republic.” Though Venal Flesh [...]

Lord of the Lost unveils first single and music video from upcoming album

May 4, 2018

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  Following the announcement of the band’s sixth full-length album, Thornstar, German dark/rock band Lord of the Lost has unveiled the album’s first single and music video, “On This Rock I Will Build My Church.” Front man and founder Chris Harms comments that the band “came up with something very special” in the expensive video, which [...]

Former keyboardist for The Human League to release solo album debut

May 4, 2018

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  Ian Burden – former keyboardist and composer for The Human League – will release his debut solo album Hey Hey Ho Hum on the Rutland Artspace Limited label. During his seven years with The Human League, Burden co-wrote some of the group’s most popular songs, including “Do Or Die,” “The Sound of the Crowd,” and [...]

Doganov InterView: Darker than Chaos

May 3, 2018

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Doganov hits hard with a dark and heavy concept release, Twincest Games, taking the band’s rocking electro/industrial style to a next level. ReGen now speaks with what might be the next big thing to come out of Belgium.     An InterView with Doganov By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) Belgium’s Doganov may not be the biggest or most well known [...]

Angelspit producing new EP from May May Graves

May 3, 2018

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  Angelspit impressario Zoog Von Rock further establishes his credentials as a producer as he has announced his role producing the new EP from self proclaimed “High Fashion Nightmare” May May Graves, titled Monsters. A staple of the Dallas burlesque and drag scene, Graves unleashes a blend of ’80s slasher/horror themed electro/punk with heavy dance beats, [...]

Tim Muddiman to release sophomore album

May 3, 2018

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  Following up on his 2016 Paradise Runs Deeper debut, Tim Muddiman has announced his sophomore album with his band The Strange, titled Domino Blitz, to be released via his own Gun Street Music. Showcasing his dark rock songwriting style with themes concentrating on “on the things that make humans flow into places that are full [...]

ReGen Exclusive: Artoffact releases collaborative album from M.B. + Barnacles

May 3, 2018

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  ReGen Magazine is proud to present an exclusive stream of what Artoffact Records’ Jacek Kozlowski refers to as “One of the coolest albums Artoffact is releasing this year.” Sidereal Decomposition Activity, a collaborative effort from legendary Italian composers Maurizio Bianchi and Matteo Uggeri, under the moniker of M.B. + Barnacles, releases on May 4 and [...]

The 6ix List – Damsel in the Dollhouse

May 2, 2018

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Damsel in the Dollhouse is Nina Dove, bringing you her brand of industrial strength and beauty. No mere chanteuse, she is the one responsible for turning the knobs and programming those eighth notes, all the while delivering her stunning vocal performance. With her latest album, Provocateur, along with a companion remix album out now for [...]

Murder Weapons InterView: Thrills, Chills, and Blood Spills

Apr 16, 2018

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With an upcoming appearance at this year’s PIGFest 3.0, Seattle’s Murder Weapons stands poised to make waves well beyond the Pacific Northwest.     An InterView with Dawn Woodkill & Jesse Razorr of Murder Weapons By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x) [See image gallery at regenmag.com] From Seattle comes Murder Weapons, and the name is certainly appropriate as the band [...]

Anders Manga releases new single, music video

Apr 16, 2018

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  With the release of Perfectly Stranger, his first album of new material in a decade, darkwave artist Anders Manga now unleashes his starkly lit, blissfully gothic imagery in the form of a new music video for the album’s opening track, “Welcome to Darkness.” Featuring Manga and keyboardist Devallia, the video is a spooky return to [...]

New EP from Suicide Commando, tour dates

Apr 13, 2018

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  Belgian industrial mainstay Suicide Commando is back with Death Will Find You, an eight track EP featuring remixes of two of the hardest dancing tracks from the prominent act’s 2017 album Forest of the Impaled. Featuring mixes by The Firm Inc./E-Craft, Binary Park, and Ruined Conflict, Death Will Find You also includes new versions of [...]

Oomph! signs with Napalm Records

Apr 13, 2018

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  One of the primary influential acts of the German Neue Deutsche Härte style, OOMPH! has signed with the prominent metal label Napalm Records, with plans for a new studio album to be released in 2019. “We are extremely happy to have found in Napalm Records a strong and broad partner worldwide,” the band states, further [...]

Rabia Sorda announces new double album

Apr 13, 2018

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  The end is near, but it won’t be without a fight! Fronted by Hocico’s Erk Aicrag, Mexican/German Rabia Sorda’s new double album, The World Ends Today is touted as the band’s hardest yet, showcasing the group’s genre-bending wall of sound. Mixed by Nils Lesser (Cypecore), The World Ends Today blends elements of metal, industrial, and [...]

Two new limited edition vinyl releases from DIVE

Apr 13, 2018

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  DIVE, the industrial/EBM project of Dirk Ivens is releasing two limited edition albums on vinyl in late spring/early summer 2018, the first of which is a vinyl reissue of the project’s 1995 album Grinding Walls. A collaborative soundtrack with Sigillum S for a film by visual artist Petulia Mattioli – a.k.a. KOMA – Grinding Walls [...]

Idiot Stare InterView: This Is Not Okay

Apr 12, 2018

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Finally laying the band to rest following the loss of singer Blayne Alexander with a final album, the surviving members of Los Angeles industrial/rock group Idiot Stare speak with ReGen about the band’s history, life in the L.A. scene, and what is yet to come from their future artistic and musical endeavors.     An InterView with Chad [...]

Former head of Bluntface Records announces new band, releases debut single

Apr 12, 2018

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  Having spent two decades as a mainstay of the New England music scene and laying to rest his Bluntface Records in 2017, Otto Kinzel embarks on a new musical venture. Originally named Narcan before receiving a Cease & Desist order from the pharmaceutical company that owns the trademark for the name, Kinzel now announces the [...]

Muzzy collaborates with Celldweller on new single

Apr 11, 2018

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  As the first single from the U.K. drum & bass artist/producer’s upcoming EP, The Cascade, independent Canadian label Monstercat has released Muzzy’s “New Age.” Available now as an immediate download with all EP pre-orders as well as all major streaming services, the track is a collaboration with Detroit based electro/rock hybrid act Celldweller, with an [...]

Lord of the Lost announces new album and European tour

Apr 11, 2018

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  German dark/rock act Lord of the Lost, having signed to international metal label Napalm Records last year and releasing the Swan Songs II collection in October, has now announced its sixth full-length album, titled Thornstar. With a release date of August 3, Thornstar will be a concept album following a story of a doomed civilization, [...]

The 6ix List – TONTTU: TonttuFinderGeneral Hanz-Baal

Mar 26, 2018

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As the next entry in ReGen Magazine‘s The 6ix List, Gabe Wilkinson delivers unto us a singularly unusual band. But who better to explain the Finnish Anti-Gnome musical mania that is TONTTU than the band’s leader, the TonttuFinderGeneral Hanz-Baal?     Hanz-Baal: TONTTU is the musical division of The Anti-Gnome Army playing exclusively Anti-Gnome/martial/industrial/neo-folk/metal. Our roots are in [...]

Atari Teenage Riot teases new music

Mar 23, 2018

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  Since the 2015 release of the band’s fifth studio album, Reset, along with a following Tour EP, the revolutionary digital hardcore group Atari Teenage Riot has been in a rather quiet state… until now. In a glitch-laden and sharply lit video statement released via the band’s social media platforms on March 15, front man Alec [...]

Dead Leaf Echo to release new single and music video, announces European tour

Mar 23, 2018

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  With a shimmering psychedelic sound that recalls the best elements of ’90s acts like Slowdive, Medicine, and Lush, Brooklyn dream/pop band Dead Leaf Echo will be embarking on its third European tour this spring. Beginning in Odense, Denmark on May 16, the tour will take the band through Germany and France, culminating in the band’s [...]

Intervallo releases limited vinyl reissues of proto-industrial and experimental music

Mar 23, 2018

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  Focusing on ambitious, avant-garde, and genre defying works from Italy’s past, Milan based imprint Intervallo has announced two more entries in its continuing series of “Library Music” reissues – Gerardo Iacoucci’s Industria N.1 (1972) and Narassa’s Guerra e Angoscia (1973). Newly remastered and featuring artwork by Dinamo Milano, each LP is available in a limited [...]

Gaelynn Lea announces tour of the Pacific Northwest

Mar 23, 2018

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  Gaelynn Lea has announced that she will be embarking on a tour of the Pacific Northwest, which begins on March 27 in Grand Forks, ND and continues until April 16 in Aberdeen, South Dakota. The tour will include two nights opening for prominent indie rock band The Decemberists at St. Paul, MN’s Palace Theatre on [...]

The Anix signs with FiXT for multi-album record and management deal, announces new single

Mar 22, 2018

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  Independent electronic label FiXT has added to its expansive roster of genre-defying artists with the signing of Los Angeles electro/rock band The Anix. Fronted by Brandon Smith, The Anix has entered into a multi-album deal with the prominent Detroit based label, with plans to release new music each month throughout the rest of 2018, beginning [...]

Mortiis to reissue out-of-print album from 2010 European comeback tour

Mar 22, 2018

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  The dark industrial demon from Norway, Mortiis has announced the re-release of the long out-of-print album Perfectly Defect. The album will be released via the band’s own Omnipresence Records imprint on June 1 in digital and physical formats, including limited edition vinyl. “It was a big fat ‘fuck you’ to certain industry vampires,” Mortiis front [...]

Front Line Assembly to release second in soundtrack series

Mar 22, 2018

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  The industrial powerhouse that is Front Line Assembly expands its participation inCarbon Games’ AirMech universe with the soundtrack to the series’ latest installment, AirMech Wastelands. Comprised of 12 tracks that present styles ranging from industrial to ambient to techno, WarMech features FLA mastermind Bill Leeb joined by such contributors as Jared Slingerland, Sasha Keevil, and [...]

Inertia to tour the U.K. with Android Lust

Mar 22, 2018

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  Two of the electro/industrial scene’s most creative and prolific entitites – Inertia and Android Lust – will be embarking on a tour of the U.K. this June. This tour marks Android Lust’s first appearances in the U.K., with Global Citizen joining as a special guest. The tour begins on June 8 at The Railway Hotel [...]

Spiritual Front to release new album, re-release 2006 album via Projekt Records

Mar 20, 2018

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  Italian “suicide pop” trio Spiritual Front will release its sixth full-length album, Amour Braque, via the Auerbach Tonträger label in late March, 2018. The group describes the concept behind the new album as “a sincere and cruel analysis of what love/sex relations are, a path that switches between tenderness and rot.” Formed in 1999 as [...]

Brian Eno to release massive box set of Music for Installations

Mar 14, 2018

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  Legendary musician, artist, and producer Brian Eno will release a massive box set of rare and previously unreleased tracks, titled Music for Installations, on May 4, 2018 via Astralwerks. The collection consists of pieces composed to accompany his experimental light and video visual art installations spanning from 1986 to the present, which have been exhibited [...]

U.K. bands Dicepeople and The Brooklyn Foundation team up for new video single

Mar 14, 2018

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  London based dark electro project Dicepeople has teamed up with Manchester’s The Brooklyn Foundation for a remix of “Control.” a track off of Dicepeople’s acclaimed 2011 album It Gets Darker. The new “Trump 45” version of the song has been released exclusively as an all new politically inspired video single, and is available now at [...]

PIGFest 3.0 announced, co-sponsored by ReGen Magazine

Mar 14, 2018

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  ReGen Magazine is proud to be named a sponsor of the 2018 PIGFest – PIGFest 3.0 – taking place over three days in August. Founded originally in 2007, the Portland Industrial Gothic Festival features the best of the underground music scene in Portland, Oregon and surrounding areas, with this year’s event spanning the weekend of [...]

Ghostfeeder launches crowdfunding campaign for next album

Mar 13, 2018

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  Ghostfeeder – the electro/industrial powerhouse fronted by Derek Walborn – has launched an IndieGoGo Campaign for the band’s upcoming album, titled STAR BEAST. According to Walborn, STAR BEAST, which follows up on the band’s 2016 World Fameless album, stands as “a reinvention as well as a reinforcement of the Ghostfeeder future/retro/electro sound that I have [...]

The 6ix List – The Derision Cult: Dave McAnaly

Mar 12, 2018

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Dave McAnaly is the man behind The Derision Cult, but he has not one, but at least four projects at any given time spanning many different genres. The Derision Cult is his project that fits our little genre in the world of music. McAnaly has been writing and recording since the early ’90s and this [...]

Lords of Acid announces new album

Mar 12, 2018

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  Having completed the Sextreme Fest ’17 tour, the Belgian electro/sexual sensation that is Lords of Acid returns with a new album, titled Pretty In Kink. As always spearheaded by the band’s legendary mastermind Praga Khan with longtime collaborator Ehran Kurkun, Pretty In Kink features in the role of lead vocalist Marieke Bresseleers of Belgian progressive/metal [...]

Word Made Flesh InterView: More Electronic, More Noisy

Mar 9, 2018

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From Cubanate to Be My Enemy and now to Word Made Flesh, Phil Barry is a man of considerable talent, one of the underground electronic and industrial scene’s pioneering musicians. He speaks with ReGen about his latest musical endeavors, making things more electronic and noisy than ever!     An InterView with Phil Barry of Word Made Flesh By [...]

Alec Empire to join electronic music pioneer Morton Subotnick and visual artist Lillevan in special festival performances

Mar 9, 2018

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  Radical artist and innovator Alec Empire – best known for his work in Atari Teenage Riot – will join electronic music pioneer Morton Subotnick in a concert celebrating the 50 year anniversary of Subotnick’s seminal Silver Apples of the Moon album on March 16 in Paris, France. Empire cites the album as an early influence [...]

NightPulse releases second single, music video

Mar 9, 2018

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  Dark pop artist NightPulse (renowned drummer Lena Zawaideh, formerly of Bad Things) has released a new music video for “The Rush” via Nasty Gal/Nasty Galaxy. Zawaideh explains that although the song is an up-tempo dance track, it has a deeper message about “chasing elusive highs. They say the definition of insanity is doing the same [...]

Fotocrime releases first single from upcoming debut album

Mar 9, 2018

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  Post-punk trio Fotocrime has announced its first full-length album, Principle of Pain as the follow-up to the band’s 2017 Always Hell EP. The album defines the group’s sound, with drum machines and analog synths set against traditional guitar rock. The album opener, “Nadia (Last Year’s Men)” has been released as a single and is up [...]

PIG announces new album

Mar 8, 2018

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  The prophet of pork, the mighty swine, PIG has announced the release of a new album, titled Risen. Following hot on the heels of 2017’s Prey & Obey EP, the new album will feature a bevy of guest musicians – longtime collaborators and PIG band mates like Z.Marr, En Esch, Ben Christo, Tim Skold, Cubanate’s [...]

Owl Vision faces off with the devil in new remix of Blue Stahli

Mar 8, 2018

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  Ever maintaining a prolific pace, hybrid electro/rock artist Blue Stahli unveils a remix of the track “Ready Aim Fire” off his 2015 album The Devil. Transforming the song into an ambient/tribal blend of ritualistic beats with entrancing Arabian-esque melodies, the remix was created by Swedish dark electronic artist/producer Owl Vision.     The Owl Vision remix of “Ready [...]

Gang of Four announce new EP, releases first single

Mar 7, 2018

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  English post-punk act Gang of Four will release a new EP, Complicit, on April 13. This is the first new material from the group since the critically acclaimed 2015 album, What Happens Next. The band has released “Lucky” as a streaming single to tide fans over until the full release.     The track was jointly written by [...]

CHANT InterView: Spreading Wings of Adoration

Mar 7, 2018

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Life on the road isn’t easy for a working drummer in the industrial scene – just ask Bradley Bills of CHANT… in fact, that’s what Dawn Woodkill has done, allowing us into his world of percussive and musical pursuits.     An InterView with Bradley Bills of CHANT By Dawn Wood (DWoodkillMW) CHANT – the tribal-infused apocalyptic drum project created [...]

The 6ix List – NOUSIA: Carlos Henriquez

Mar 6, 2018

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Venezuelan electro producer Carlos Henriquez checks in with ReGen Magazine for our second entry in The 6ix List. Writing dark techno and EBM, his project NOUSIA had made waves in the underground. See what makes him tick and what influenced him to create the music you hear today.     The 6ix List   6 favorite artists/bands/musicians   Henriquez: I’ll mention three [...]

Armageddon Dildos to release new EP in anticipation of upcoming full-length album

Mar 4, 2018

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  After a long silence, German electro/industrial duo Armageddon Dildos has announced the release of Herbstzeitlose, an EP of four all new songs and seven remixes. Included on the EP is the 7-Inch version of “Intimidated” and what the band describes as a “2.0 version” of the Gulf War inspired protest hit “Resist,” transformed into an [...]

Serbia’s dreDDup teases new album, first to feature new lineup

Mar 4, 2018

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  Fresh off of two years of touring, Serbian industrial/rock group dreDDup is back in the studio for the band’s eighth album, Soyuz. The band plans to release one of the album’s 10 planned tracks as a single each month, leading up to the full release at the end of 2018. The first song, “Run Baby [...]

Voicians signs management deal with FiXT

Mar 4, 2018

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  Having released his latest full-length album, Wasteland, via FiXT on February 23, German electro/rock hybrid artist Voicians solidifies his longstanding relationship with the prominent U.S. label and joins FiXT’s boutique roster with a new management deal. Voicians has been one of FiXT’s most visible and prolific artists, appearing on numerous remixes and releasing numerous albums [...]

Klayton announces new solo release, Scandroid remix album

Mar 4, 2018

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  Seemingly unable to creatively sit still or settle into a single space for very long, Klayton of Celldweller has unveiled a new release under his own name, titled Weapons of War. The album showcases the artist’s long revered skills in sound design and audio FX with 11 tracks designed as trailer music cues, following in [...]

IAMX premieres new music video featuring Kat Von D and previewing upcoming tour

Mar 3, 2018

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  IAMX, the transgressive electro/rock band headed by Chris Corner, has premiered via Alternative Press a music video for the latest single from new album Alive In New Light, titled “Stardust.” Featuring guest vocalist, legendary tattoo artist, makeup mogul, and IAMX superfan and kindred spirit Kat Von D, the video for “Stardust” showcases a striking fetishistic [...]

Ladytron releases new single, launches PledgeMusic campaign for first new album in seven years

Mar 3, 2018

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  After a seven year absence, Ladytron is back with a new single, “The Animals,” which premiered via Flood Magazine. The track and a remix by Vince Clarke (Yazoo, Depeche Mode, The Assembly, Erasure) are due out March 5 and are available exclusively through the Liverpool synth-meets-shoegaze quartet’s PledgeMusic campaign for an upcoming album. “The Animals” [...]

Jarboe to release limited edition box set, announces new collaborative projects, European tour

Mar 3, 2018

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  In between interviews for the upcoming authorized Swans documentary and book, and an eight date European tour with Italian duo Father Murphy, singer/songwriter Jarboe has released a limited edition box set titled Artbox. The four CD set includes As Mind Dissolves As Song Begins, a deluxe version of My Delicate Beast, a live concert of [...]

PRONG announces West Coast dates for Zero Days Tour with Powerflo

Mar 1, 2018

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  Alt. metal power trio PRONG will be conducting a West Coast leg of the tour in support of the band’s latest album, Zero Days. Joining the band for these dates is Powerflo, a heavy metal/hip-hop hybrid act that features Cypress Hill’s Sen Dog on vocals and former Fear Factory bassist/guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers. “It really [...]

Jim Marcus – Wonderland

Mar 1, 2018

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Jim Marcus Category: Electronic / Ambient / Alternative Album: Wonderland Blurb: Less aggressive than his other bands, but just as intense and poignant in its songwriting, this album marks a fine solo outing from one of the Chicago industrial scene’s most creative and celebrated figures.   Throughout his career spanning three decades, Jim Marcus has been one of the Chicago [...]

Alfa Matrix releases reissues of Mentallo & The Fixer and side projects, remastered by Gary Dassing

Feb 20, 2018

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  Alfa Matrix has begun a reissue series of cult industrial band Mentallo & The Fixer, all fully remastered by Gary Dassing. Included in the series are Mentallo & The Fixer albums Continuum, a collection of unreleased material from the band’s earlier days, and the eponymous debut album No Rest for the Wicked, complete with bonus [...]

LÆBEL announces The Stricken – new collaboration between Claus Larsen and Bronski Beat’s Ian Donaldson

Feb 20, 2018

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  With several collaborations and projects under his belt, Claus Larsen (Leæther Strip, Klutæ, Am Tierpark) has now teamed up with Ian Donaldson (Bronski Beat, Sordid Soundz) for a new project to be released on March 1 via his LÆBEL imprint. With Donaldson taking on music and production with Larsen as vocalist, The Stricken began a [...]

Psy’Aviah – Lightflare

Feb 18, 2018

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Psy’Aviah Category: Electro / EBM Album: Lightflare Blurb: With a bevy of guest vocalists, Psy’Aviah unveils its latest electrified opus as a commentary on human relationships, a “testament to hope” that may be the band’s most accomplished record to date.   Psy’Aviah, the project of Yves Schelpe, has been a mainstay of the electronic music scene for over 15 years [...]

Anders Manga releases first new album in a decade, plans to tour

Feb 18, 2018

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  Emerging from a decade long silence, darkwave artist Anders Manga has unveiled a new album, titled Perfectly Stranger as a pay-what-you-want item on Bandcamp. Released on January 1 and dedicated to the memory of Angela Renee Barnes, Perfectly Stranger marks Manga’s attempt to revisit the sounds and emotions that informed his 2004 debut One Up [...]

DIVE – Underneath

Feb 18, 2018

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DIVE Category: Industrial / EBM Album: Underneath Blurb: Industrial pioneer Dirk Ivens returns to music with his new album after a 13 year hiatus from DIVE.   Dirk Ivens needs no introduction in the world of industrial music – he has been helming DIVE for longer than many bands in this scene. Underneath is his first album in 13 years [...]

DOYLE – DOYLE II: As We Die

Feb 18, 2018

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DOYLE Category: Rock / Doom Metal / Goth Album: DOYLE II: As We Die Blurb: Here’s to a son of the house of Frankenstein.   DOYLE was founded in 2012 by longtime Misfits lead guitarist Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein and Cancerslug front man Alex “Wolfman” Story following the dissolution of their previous project Gorgeous Frankenstein. The debut album Abominator was [...]

DOYLE announces tour dates in the U.S., U.K., and Russia

Feb 17, 2018

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  A band seemingly incapable of losing momentum, horror rock/doom metal act DOYLE has announced the World Abomination Tour in 2018 for a Spring run that will take the band through the U.S., the U.K., and Russia. Supporting the band’s sophomore album, DOYLE II: As We Die, the U.S. run will begin on February 21 in [...]

Amelia Arsenic releases long anticipated sophomore EP via Glitch Mode Recordings

Feb 17, 2018

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  More than three years after her 2015 debut EP Carbon Black, Australian artist Amelia Arsenic has unveiled her sophomore release with Glitch Mode Recordings, titled Queen of Risk. Once again displaying her inimitable blend of cyberpunk electronics and hip-hop vocal stylings with melodic songwriting, topped off by a darkly visual aesthetic driven by her work [...]

Miss FD reveals cover image to upcoming fourth album

Feb 17, 2018

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  With her fourth studio album nearing its release date of March 27, gothic electro/rock artist Miss FD has unveiled the cover art for Transcendence, created by renowned graphic designer Joshua Smith and photographer Chad Michael Ward. Funded via PledgeMusic, Transcendence will be release via Quantum Release Records and features seven new compositions, with a music [...]

Galen Waling InterView: Practice Makes Power!

Feb 16, 2018

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One of the hardest working and most impressive drummers in modern music, Galen Waling speaks with Dawn Wood about life on the road and behind the drum kit.     An InterView with Galen Waling By Dawn Wood (DWoodkillMW) Drummer Galen Waling is a rising force in the industrial realm of music today. You may not recognize his name right [...]