Legendary UK electronic act Attrition have released nearly 30 albums over a 30 year period. The mastermind behind Attrition, Martin Bowes, last year gave up his day job teaching music technology, and opened up his studio called ‘The Cage’, which is part of his house, to public clients. The studio had previously been used primarily since 1993 to record and produce Attrition Material. In this interview for COMA he gives us an insight and talks about his hopes and dreams for the studio. (more…)
Australia based hardstyle duo StudioX had cancel a number of European festivals and dates due to a mixture of financial and family commitments. Read a statement by the band on their Facebook Page The dates that are affected are Resistanz Festival, Sheffield UK 7th of April 2012, and a number of club shows in Europe.
Out of line will reissue the first two Rabia Sorda, MÃ©todos Del Caos and Noise Diary, as a double CD set titled The Art of Killing Silence on March 2nd 2012. The recordings have all been remastered from the now either out of print or sold out original recordings. The release will also include 2 bonus tracks on each disk, and new artwork. Rabia Sorda is the side project of electro industrial heavyweights Hocico front man Erk Aicrag.
Holland based powernoise, experimental project The Peoples Republic of Europe, announced on their Facebook page that they have signed to Dutch industrial hardcore label Dark Descent. A new album is expected in the summer, but no details released on that as yet.
WTII announced the signing of Chicago based electronic punk outfit ‘Dead on TV’. The band will release their label debut, Fuck You I’m Famous E.P., on April the 24th. For more information please vist WTII Website
Swedish synthpop/ebm act Trakktor announced a new single, album and the addition of a new band member. The new single is called Blitzkrieg Galaxy and the single will host 5 mixes and will be a digital only release via their own label Katyusha. No definitive release date was given. This will be followed by the release of the new album Halo of Lies due in April or early May according to the press release. Finally, new member Robert Lundgren joins the band playing live keys and live guitarist, replacing Tobias Jannson. For information vist their Website
Harsh EBM act Grendel announced details of their new album Timewave Zero.Â The release date was announced as 4/21/12 on Infacted Recordings (EU) and Metropolis (US). No track listing has been published as yet, but you can listen to the trailer below: