By Andi Harriman

Italian EBM progenitors Pankow premiere new single “Blockupy” + US Tour Dates

Since 1979, the Italian-based EBM band Pankow has become a cornerstone in the genre. With dance floor staples such as “Kunst Und Wahnsinn” and “Me & My Ding Dong“, Pankow remains to be a favorite among the old schoolers and has caught the attention of a newer generation with their more current releases. Their 2013 […]


101 Freeway emblazoned with Morrissey’s name during a series of events in Hollywood yesterday celebrating the singer

Yesterday Hollywood belonged to Morrissey, as several events aligned in his honor. The first being his 11th studio album Low In High-School being announced for a November 17th release, the second being the announcement of a Hollywood Bowl Gig with Billy Idol on November 10th, the third being the Hollywood Bowl freeway exit sign being emblazoned with Morrissey’s […]


The “Original Misfits” to perform in Los Angeles December 30th

The “Original Misfits” have announced a special one night only gig in Los Angeles on December 30th. This is the follows the pair reunion gigs Glen Danzig and Jerry Only  teamed up for last year at RiotFest in Chicago and Denver. Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only, and his brother Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein will be headlining the Forum in Inglewood, with a […]


A special screening of ‘Industrial Accident: The Untold Story of Wax Trax! Records’ in Los Angeles this fall

Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records the documentary chronically one most important institutions Industrial Music— the Wax Trax! Records shop and record label—will be  having a “test screening” this November in Los Angeles at an special event featuring current and former members of My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, Revolting Cocks, Ministry and Front 242. […]


Nick Cave gets a graphic novel biography

Nick Cave is getting another addition to his strange and post-modern biographical material. Following 2014’s documentary musical 20,000 Days on Earth—this time the Caveman is chronicled via a graphic novel written by Reinhard Kleist. The 328 page book is titled Nick Cave: Mercy On Me. Upon it’s paneled pages it employs a cast of characters drawn from Cave’s music and […]


Watch the final ‘First and Last and Always’ era Sisters of Mercy concert ‘The Wake’

The end of an Era Right after guitarist Gary Marx had left The Sisters of Mercy mid-tour to form Ghost Dance with Anne Marie Hurst of Skeletal Family, the remaining trio of Andrew Eldritch, Wayne Hussey, and Craig Adams performed a farewell concert on June 18th, 1985, at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The concert was Produced […]


Electronic Body Matrix 2 to feature unreleased Nitzer Ebb and Front 242 remixes

Belgian label Alfa Matrix is set to release their 2nd volume in their ‘Electronic Body Matrix series, and this new box set includes 2 previously unreleased remixes of EBM legends Front 242, and Nitzer Ebb. The first is the Front 242 track Take One (KOREA HUNTINGTON remix) and the second is Nitzer Ebb track Down On Your Knees (KANT KINO MIX). There are […]


Peter Hook and Ministry cover Captain Beyond’s ‘Dancing Madly Backwards’

Peter Hook and Ministry have teamed up for a double A-side split single vinyl release where Hooky and Al each give their interpretation of 70s Space Rock band Captain Beyond’s Dancing Madly Backwards, the first track off of the band’s 1972 debut LP. The Peter Hook version definitely imbues a hypnotic post-punk vibe turning the […]


Legendary 1983 New Order gig has its audio surface online for the first time

“one of the hottest gigs I have ever done,” This was how Peter Hook described New Order’s first concert in Chicago on June 30th 1983, at Chicago’s Metro in his book “Substance: Inside New Order. The packed house and the blistering hot weather caused the onstage temperature to reach up to 118 degrees, inevitably knocking out the band’s power out mid-set, […]


The Jesus and Mary Chain to headline Cloak & Dagger Festival in Los Angeles this October

The Cloak & Dagger Festival, named after a strictly enforced all black dress code weekly members only club in LA (akin the glory days of Slimelight) has announced its lineup, and it’s impressive. The festival—takes place on October 20th and 21st at the Globe and Palace theaters in Los Angeles, and features a variety of Goth, Post-Punk, […]