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    the cure The Cure are a successful English punk-cum-new wave band, widely seen as one of the leading pioneers of the British alternative rock scene of the 1980s. A combination of lead singer Robert Smith's iconic wild hair, pale complexion, smudged lipstick, and the frequently gloomy and introspective lyrics have led to The Cure being primarily re-classified as gothic rock.

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    Aeverium causes Out Of Line to go modern-metal

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/06/15

    Out Of Line goes modern-metal with the late April release of Aeverium's 'Break Out' album which is also their debut. (...)

    Cardinal Noire pops self titled debut end of March

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/06/15

    Out via EK Product at the end of March is Cardinal Noire's self titled debut album. (...)

    Wumpscut returns with DJ Dwarf number 15 announcing the new album 'Blutspuker Tavern'

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/06/15

    Wumpscut's imprint Beton Kopf Media will be releasing it's 15th pre-Album remix 'Dwarf' album to date. (...)

    Frozen Plasma goes 'Dekadenz' in April

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/05/15

    Out by mid-April is the brand new Frozen Plasma album 'Dekadenz'. As with all previous album releases, Felix Marc also produced another two songs on his own which are featured on 'Dekadenz'. (...)

    Motorhead to release 9 classic albums on vinyl

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/05/15

    Nine Motörhead albums dating back to the 1979 classics "Overkill" and "Bomber" are to be reissued on heavyweight 180g vinyl. (...)

    Acylum launches 'Pest' on CD/2CD and as HQ download

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/05/15

    After having been active with various side-projects (Totem Obscura, Aengeldust, ...) for some time, dark elektro musician Pedro Engel announced his comeback with the recently released controversial download EP 'Zigeunerjunge' EP. (...)

    The Psychic Force returns with a brand new album, first track to appear on 'Endzeit Bunkertracks 7' 4CD Boxset

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/05/15

    The legendary cult electro act The Psychic Force are preparing a new album on the Belgian electro label Alfa Matrix. (...)

    Alfa Matrix launches pre-sales for volume 7 in the massively popular 'Endzeit Bunkertracks' 4CD boxset series

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/04/15

    One of the most successful (it's actually the most successful) compilation concepts on the dark electronic scene returns with its 7th volume. This Spring 2015, 'Endzeit Bunkertracks 7' will be released, once again as a deluxe 4CD carton box, including an extended 32 page booklet designed by Japanese designer Tomoki Hayasaka and a bonus download card giving you access to some 50 additional songs. (...)

    Essence Of Minds returns with 'The break up!' album with exclusive CD extras (not available on the download)

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/03/15

    After the EP trilogy 'Escape', 'Hate' and 'Wrong' Norway's Essence Of Mind returns with a brand new album - 'The break up' - which will be out on April 10th. (...)

    Martin Gore (Depeche Mode) to release instrumental album 'MG' on Mute

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/03/15

    Out on April 28th via Mute is a new solo album by Martin Gore, songwriter and founding member of Depeche Mode. Titled 'MG' it holds 16 electronic instrumental tracks. (...)

    Metroland to launch massive 3CD album: 'Triadic ballet' - pre-orders accepted now

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/27/15

    Today the band's label Alfa Matrix has announced a massive 3CD album set (no 'normal' edition will be available), titled 'Triadic ballet'. (...)

    à;GRUMH... member Phillippe Genion not representative enough for city of Charleroi according to mayor Paul Magnette (PS)

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/26/15

    (Photo by Giovanni Troilo) Drama in Chareloi, also often called Palermo à la Meuse, where mayor Paul Magnette (PS) is 'shocked' after the World Press Photo Award was awarded to the photo series as made by the Italian photo journalist Giovanni Troilo. (...)

    Testing 1,2,3: Sporting Events Best Musical Performances

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/26/15

    Live musical performances are often the highlight of some of the biggest and best sporting events around the world, especially when the teams or players are not performing at their usual world-class standards in front of sell-out crowds and fans. (...)

    Essence Of Mind launches trailer for upcoming album 'The Break Up!'

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/26/15

    Norway's finest Essence Of Mind have launched a little teaser for their upcoming album, 'The Break Up!', which will be released on April 10th. (...)

    Freakangel hits the road with 'The Ones To Fall Tour - Part 2'

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/26/15

    Industrial act Freakangel have done quite well recently, not in the most thanks to the very well received album 'The Ones To Fall' which was released in late 2013. (...)

    Sopor Aeternus & The Ensemble Of Shadows see double vinyl release for 'Like a corpse standing in desperation' album

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/25/15

    Out by early April is the next step in the completion of the Sopor Aeternus & The Ensemble Of Shadows vinyl catalogue with the double vinyl release of the 'Like a corpse standing in desperation' CD. (...)

    EBM day today! Everything goes for only 2,42 Euro!

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/25/15

    Today's date is the 24th of February aka 24/2 (for Europeans that is), in other words, it's EBM-day! Each year this is celebrated by many EBM music fans, and some shops go very far to celebrate this. (...)

    Neuroticfish return with new album 'A sign of life' - watch the 'Silence' video now

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/23/15

    In 2012 we announced that Neuroticfish was preparing a comeback. We also showed you a screenshot of their website which opened with a looped tune and the words 'A sign of life?' and posted the track 'Former me' taken from the new album. (...)

    Ministry announces huge final world tour

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/20/15

    Industrial metal pioneer and Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen revealed the 'From Beer To EternaTour' which will kick off on Saturday 21 February 2015. (...)

    Side-Line Exclusive : Cronos Titan album missing for 17 years, found again and now to be released February 27th

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/20/15

    Imagine you are an artist and you have finished working on an album in 1997, and you are not be able to release it until 2015? It happened to the Norwegian act Cronos Titan. (...)

    Elektron Music Machines launch record label Elektron Grammofon

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/20/15

    'Only fools start a record label these days' is often the thing you hear when new labels emerge. This time it's Elektron Music Machines (a Swedish - Gothenburg - based manufacturer of synthesizers, samplers, and drum machines) which announces the launch of an own record label called Elektron Grammofon. (...)

    The Neon Judgement call it quits - announce Farewell tour

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/20/15

    Dirk Da Davo and Tb Frank from The Neon Judgement have decided to call it quits. (...)

    Azar Swan's debut album to be released on vinyl via Toronto's Artoffact Records

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/20/15

    New York / New Orleans industrial pop duo Azar Swan are set to release their debut 'Dance Before the War' on Artoffact Records. (...)

    Qntal to release 'Qntal VII' album with bonus tracks in USA

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/18/15

    Out by mid-May is the US version of Qntal's seventh studio album 'Qntal VII'. (...)

    Haxby Swango preps 'Banana Songs' debut EP, offers '5Deep' video

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/18/15

    York-based alternative electronic production duo Haxby Swango have announced the release of their first free-to-download EP, 4Banana Songs'. (...)

    a-ha's 'Live in South America' concert video finally to be made available for the first time on DVD

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/18/15

    In 1993 a-ha released a live video of their South America tour called 'Live in South America'. The material was shot on their tour in South America where they played to over 3 million fans during 25 shows in countries such as Chile, Argentina and Brazil. (...)

    John Fryer project Silver Ghost Shimmer launches 'She Keeps Me Hoping' video

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/13/15

    The track comes from their forthcoming debut album 'Soft Lading' but can also be purchased for a pay what you want price. (...)

    Steve Strange from Visage fame dies of heart failure

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/13/15

    Steve Strange died earlier today at 11.15 local time on Thursday 12th February, in Sharm El Sheik International Hospital, Egypt, 55 years old. (...)

    Imminent release new Terence Fixmer album 'Depth Charged' - video teaser available now

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/13/15

    French producer Terence Fixmer returns with 'Depth Charged', the follow-up to his previous solo album, 'Comedy of Menace', which he released already five years ago. (...)

    Preemptive Strike 0.1 and Rave The Reqviem join Cynical Existence for 3rd album 'We are the violence'

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/12/15

    'We are the violence' is the 3rd album under the Cynical Existence moniker for Swedish artist Fredrik Croona. For this album he surrounded himself with 2 other musicians, Filip Lönnqvist (Rave The Reqviem) on guitars and George Klontzas (Preemptive Strike 0.1) in the production seat. (...)

    Star Industry announces March release for 5th album 'The Renegade' - available on CD/2CD and as HQ download

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/12/15

    Star Industry's new studio album, 'The Renegade', will hit the shops on March 27th, that's been confirmed by Alfa Matrix. (...)

    Spotify cancels launch in Russia due to the poor political and economic climate in the country

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/12/15

    Due to the poor political and economic climate in the country, Spotify has decided to cancel its launch in Russia. (...)

    Metroland back with double download EP 'Zeppelin'

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/10/15

    After there very well received debut album 'Mind The Gap' and the recent conceptual 'Thalys' 12inch vinyl release, today, the Belgian duo presents 'Zeppelin', the first EP (available in 2 versions) from their forthcoming 2nd album 'Triadic Ballet'. (...)

    Vinyl release for Selofan's 'Tristesse' album

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/10/15

    Out via the Fabrika label by early April is the second full-length by the Athens (Greece) based electro-minimal duet Selofan. (...)

    Agent Side Grinder's 'Alkimia' album gets the vinyl treatment

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/10/15

    Progress Productions is to release a vinyl edition of Agent Side Grinder's newest album 'Alkimia'. (...)

    5 duo-tickets to win for New Wave Club Class-X party in Aarschot (BE) (Saturday March 28th 2015)

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/10/15

    Side-Line is giving away 5 duo-tickets for the New Wave Club Class-X party in Aarschot (BE) taking place on Saturday March 28th 2015. (...)

    Bella Lune releases new album as free download, name your price or as digipack

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/09/15

    Arizona indie electro group Bella Lune have released their 4th studio album, 'Tranzendance'. (...)

    Eureka Machines project by Sisters Of Mercy guitarist Chris Catalyst announce 4th album

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/09/15

    West Yorkshire powerpop band Eureka Machines, featuring Sisters Of Mercy guitarist Chris Catalyst, have announced their 4th album, 'Brain Waves' for release in March 2015. (...)

    John Fryer launches first video from forthcoming Silver Ghost Shimmer album 'Soft Landing'

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/09/15

    Fresh news from the John Fryer headquarters. Above is the 1st video taken from the forthcoming Silver Ghost Shimmer album 'Soft Landing'. (...)

    Side-Line presents 2nd free exclusive download from Sacha Korn: 'Funkenflug' - 100 downloads only!

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/07/15

    The first 100 downloads of Sacha Korn's previous free download 'Der Ganze Hass' went very fast and on popular demand, here's a 2nd free download. This time it's 'Funkenflug', the title track of his 2013 album, a slower track. (...)

    New Beat veteran project Tragic Error launches 'Der Terrorist' under Tragic (T)error flag

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/06/15

    Back in the New Beat era (more precisely in 1989) Belgian composer Patrick De Meyer had a mega-hit with 'Tanzen' under the Tragic Error moniker. Today he relaunches the project under a slightly different name, Tragic (T)error flag, to launch a new song, 'Der Terrorist', which is based on the recent events concerning IS and related terrorist scum. (...)

    God's Bow is back with brand new album 'Tranquilizer' - vinyl version available now

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/04/15

    The Polish electro-dark-wave band God's Bow breaks the silence almost 7 years after their last CD 'Follow'. (...)

    Dani'el presents new single 'To Dare' incl. remix by Psyche

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/04/15

    Out on February 9th on every major digital store is a brand new single from Croatian synth-pop artist Dani'el, called 'To Dare For Love'. (...)

    Apoptygma Berzerk's 'Imagine there's no Lennon' gets the 2LP vinyl treatment

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/04/15

    Out by early March for the first time on vinyl is Apoptygma Berzerk's live album, 'Imagine There's No Lennon', recorded in 2009 on the Rocket Science tour and previously only available as a CD/DVD. (...)

    Avarice In Audio land 'The Cassandra Complex' EP for immediate download

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/04/15

    Out now and available for immediate download is the newest 6-track EP from the female fronted electrodance act Avarice In Audio. (...)

    Etienne Daho tribute compilation ready for ordering!

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/04/15

    A while back we announced that BOREDOMproduct prepared an electronic tribute to the French pop singer Etienne Daho... (...)

    Camouflage returns with 'Greyscale' in vinyl/CD package - orders accepted now

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/04/15

    Bureau B is releasing the new Camouflage album 'Greyscale' by mid-April. The band worked with two of the band’s most loyal companions: Volker Hinkel (guitar, production) and Jochen Schmalbach (production, mixing). (...)

    Wumpscut returns with 'BlutSpukerTavern' - order your copy now

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/04/15

    April of 2015 Wumpscut mastermind Rudy Ratzinger returns with the new release 'BlutSpukerTavern'. The new 10-track album is Wumpscut's 23rd release. (...)

    Anneli Drecker (Bel Canto) to return with new solo album

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/03/15

    Good news from the Nordics. Tromsø, Norway based Bel Canto frontwoman Anneli Drecker is working on a new solo album. It was Anneli who confirmed it to us. (...)

    Side-Line launches follow-up to the free mega-compilation 'Face The Beat 1' - send your submissions now for 'Face The Beat 2' !

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/03/15

    Ever since we launched the free 'Face the beat 1' compilation a few years ago, Side-Line has been receiving requests to 'please please' launch a follow-up to that first compilation (which reached over 24.000 downloads). (...)

    Apoptygma Berserk reissue 'Unicorn' on 3 different vinyls - order now!

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/03/15

    Originally released on Harmonizer in 2002 as a duet with Propaganda's Claudia Brucken, 'Unicorn' is one of those Apoptygma Berzerk signature tracks that still does very well in clubs worldwide. (...)

    Acylum drop 'Zigeunerjunge' download EP - available now !

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/03/15

    Out now as download via Bandcamp and soon on iTunes and other stores is a brand new Acylum EP, the 6-tracker 'Zigeunerjunge'. (...)

    Marsheaux re-record Depeche Mode classic album 'A Broken Frame', track by track - available on vinyl here

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/30/15

    Greek electro pop duo Marsheaux (Marianthi and Sophie) are paying tribute to one of their favourite albums of all time, namely Depeche Mode's 1982 album 'A Broken Frame'. (...)

    Side-Line presents free exclusive download from Sacha Korn - 100 downloads only!

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/29/15

    After all the turmoil that Funker Vogt got into when contracting Sacha Korn as lead singer, one would almost forget that music is the most important thing. So today we are happy to offer you a free download of some brand new Sacha Korn material. (...)

    Best of compilation for Suicidal Romance including Blutengel remix and featuring guest vocals by Felix Marc (Diorama, Frozen Plasma) - order now

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/29/15

    'Rêves & Souvenirs' is a brand new compilation compiling the best work of the female fronted electropop act Suicidal Romance. (...)

    Embers releases 12 inch vinyl on Enfant Terrible productions

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/29/15

    Out now is a fresh 12 inch release from the Belgian/Flemish act Embers on the Dutch label Enfant Terrible productions. (...)

    Fields Of The Nephilim playing at Eurorock 2015

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/29/15

    Eurorock have announced a few minutes ago that Fields of the Nephilim, the gothic rock band formed in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England in 1984, will be playing the festival in May. (...)

    Sam Rosenthal from Black Tape For A Blue Girl announces Patreon page

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/28/15

    Sam Rosenthal from Black Tape For A Blue Girl has come up with a different way to let fans support his music, namely via Patreon. (...)

    The Force Dimension's debut reissued on vinyl and CD

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/28/15

    Out via the Minimal Maximal label is the vinyl/CD reissue of The Force Dimension's debut album, simply titled 'The Force Dimension'. (...)

    Erasure announce new single 'Sacred' featuring Chris Cox remix

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/28/15

    Out on March 17th is a brand new single for Erasure, called 'Sacred'. The single is the latest to be taken from their Richard X produced album, 'The Violet Flame'. (...)

    Tangerine Dream founder Edgar Froese dies, 70 years old

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/26/15

    Very bad news reaches us from the Tangerine Dream camp. Edgar Froese unexpectedly passed away in Vienna last Tuesday from the effects of a pulmonary embolism. (...)

    D.A.F. calls it quits and announces farewell-tour

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/26/15

    It's over for the German band D.A.F. (Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft). The duo Gabriel Delgado-López and Robert Görl R.Goerl co-formed D.A.F. in 1978 together with Kurt Dahlke, Michael Kemner and Wolfgang Spelmans. (...)

    The Frozen Autumn launch new EP 'Lie in wait' as picture vinyl - order here

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/23/15

    Out via Calembour Records by early February is The Frozen Autumn's new EP 'Lie in wait'. (...)

    Here's what the vinyl 'comeback' really looks like

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/22/15

    Max Roser, researcher at the university of Oxford posted a graphic showing what the vinyl 'comeback' really looks like. (...)

    Orders accepted now for new Energy Rekords compilation 'Anarchy in the E.Y. – Eletronically Up Yours'

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/21/15

    As you could read 2 days ago on Side-Line, Energy Rekords returns after lying dormant for many many years. One of the 2 brand new releases for this swedish cult label is the wave punk rock cover compilation called 'Anarchy in the E.Y. – Eletronically Up Yours'. (...)

    March release for new Prager Handgriff album 'Roburit' - get yours now

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/21/15

    'Roburit' is the brand-new 10th album by Stefan Chaefer and Volker Rathmann aka. Prager Handgriff. (...)

    Lebanon Hanover to launch 'Besides the abyss' vinyl in mid-March - order your copy now

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/21/15

    Out via Fabrika Records by mid-March is the 'Besides the abyss' vinyl, the newest album from Lebanon Hanover. (...)

    Laibach announce Digi Deluxe / Remix albums and tour dates

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/21/15

    Laibach have announced details of the 'Spectre' digital deluxe album out on March 31st, 2015. (...)

    Leaether Strip releases tribute to Alan Wilder (Depeche Mode)

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/21/15

    It's no secret that Claus Larsen from Leather Strip is a big Depeche Mode fan (he recorded various Depeche Mode covers for Alfa Matrix for instance under the Klutae and Leather Strip flag) and it's also no secret that he especially adores the production work done by Alan Wilder in the band for what were Depeche Mode's best albums. (...)

    Energy Rekords returns from the dead with new Sista Mannen Pa Jorden EP and a wave punk rock cover compilation

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/20/15

    Energy Rekords returns after lying dormant for years. The first 2 new releases are a new Sista Mannen På Jorden EP and a wave punk rock cover compilation called 'Anarchy in the E.Y. – Eletronically Up Yours'. (...)

    Cult Italian act Alio Die & Lorenzo Montana launch 'Holographic Codex' album on Projekt Records

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/20/15

    Limited to an edition of 500 copies in 4-panel digipak, Alto Die & Lorenzo Montana's 'Holographic Codex' album is out now on Projekt Records. (...)

    Alien Hand Syndrome launch video for the song 'A New Day'

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/19/15

    Alien Hand Syndrome's brand new video clip for the song 'A New Day' is available now. The video features a performance by ballet dancer Sophia Hoermann and was shot and directed by Joanna Babicka (Music Obscure). (...)

    Blutengel returns with 'Omen' album in 3 formats - order yours now!

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/19/15

    Berlin-based dark-pop act Blutengel returns with their new album 'Omen', the successor to 'Monument'. (...)

    Covenant sees 'Europa' album re-issued as picture vinyl - order now

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/19/15

    Out by early March is an exclusive picuture vinyl of Covenant's third album 'Europa'. (...)

    Die Krupps to launch new 'Robo Sapien' single as 12 inch vinyl - order now

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/19/15

    Out by the end of March is the newest Die Krupps single 'Robo Sapien' on 12 inch vinyl. (...)

    All female act Dark Poem launch video for 'Euphoria'

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/19/15

    The electropop act Dark Poem, an (almost) all female act from Belgium, have just launched the video for the track 'Euphoria' directed by Alain Oosterlinck and Schaduwjaagster. (...)

    Neon Electronics to release new album, 'NE'

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/16/15

    Out on February 3rd via the French label Unknown Pleasures Records is the newest Neon Electronics album 'NE'. (...)

    Ataraxia reissues for 2015 + new album

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/16/15

    Ataraxia's 'Paris Spleen' has been re-issued in a digipack format by Twilight Records. And that's not the only reissue, after 17 years from its very first pressing, 'Historiae' will be re-issued by Ark Records in Spring 2015. (...)

    Watch the first videoclip for neofolk act Har Belex

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/16/15

    Har Belex (the project by Salva Maine of Culture Kultür and Manix S. of Pail) have just released a videoclip of 'Freedom', one of the songs of their debut album 'Chandelle'. (...)

    Rammstein keyboardist to release autobiography

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/14/15

    Keyboardist Flake of Rammstein is to release an autobiography, 'Flake: Der Tastenficker'. He grew up in Prenzlauer Berg. (...)

    Dir En Grey to release 9th album 'Arche' by early March - order now

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/14/15

    Out via the Okami label by early March is 'Arche', Dir En Gery's 9th album in their 15th year together since their debut. (...)

    Spark! returns with 'Spektrum' album by the end of February - order now

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/14/15

    Out via Progress Productions by the end of February is Spark!'s newest 'Spektrum'. It is the first album for the band after their lead singer Stefan Brorsson left the band in 2013 due to personal reasons. (...)

    Blancmange to release new album 'Semi Detached' on 23rd March via Cherry Red Records

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/14/15

    Blancmange have signed with Cherry Red Records to release their new album, 'Semi Detached'. (...)

    The Incredible Impact of Music On Young Minds

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/13/15

    Growing up we knew the impact music had on our lives. It wasn't something we could see in a big picture, but something that made small appearances in our lives on a regular basis. (...)

    Rome sees 'A passage to Rhodesia' reissued as digipak

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/12/15

    Out by Mid March, but available already for ordering right here, is 'A Passage to Rhodesia', Rome's 10th album. (...)

    March release for new Mantus 2CD album 'Melancholia'

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/12/15

    Mantis returns with a new studio album, 'Melancholia'. The album comes as a 2CD with a bonus CD containing new versions of classics like 'Wir warten auf den Tod' which for instance has been interpreted by Chiara. (...)

    The Electropop series back with jubilee edition: 'Electropop.10'

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/12/15

    Out on February 27th is the 10th instalment of conzoom Records' 'Electropop' series. In the usual style, conzoom again presents 13 new emergent groups and artists on 'Electropop.10'. (...)

    Ex-Swans singer Jarboe and doom cellist Helen Money announce new collaborative EP to be released 16 February

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/09/15

    Ex-Swans singer Jarboe and doom cellist Helen Money (real name Alison Chesley) will be releasing a collaborative 6-track EP, simply called 'Jarboe & Helen Money'. (...)

    EKP label welcomes Cardinal Noire and release self titled album

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/09/15

    Out via the Italian label EKP is the self-titled debut by Cardinal Noire. The release focuses on complex EBM/industrial including the necessary 'aggression and icy ruthlessness'. Below is a promo video for the release. (...)

    Attrition compiled on new 30 track compilation

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/09/15

    On the 5th. January, Sub Culture Records released a comprehensive 30 track compilation by UK darkwave/electro/industrial act Attrition, 'In Dark Dreams - 1980 - 2015'. (...)

    Ethan Fawkes launches 'From The Chaos Night' EP

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/09/15

    Out via Tailwhip Records is the newest EP by Ethan Fawkes, 'From The Chaos Night''. The EP holds the title track plus remixes by two young Liège based projects, Anamorphosis and E-Squad. (...)

    Black day for artists worldwide as freedom of speech ends in bloodbath at French office Charlie Hebdo

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/08/15

    Today, we are all Charlie. With over 12 people killed and several severely injured during a terrorist raid by Islam extremists on the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, January 7th, 2015 will go into history as the 9/11 of art. (...)

    Mega-limited 5 vinyl boxset for The Legendary Pink Dots - order now

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/06/15

    Out by early March but probably sold out in record time is a 5 vinyl boxset for The Legendary Pink Dots. (...)

    3rd volume In Strict Confidence's 'Lifelines' available from mid-March on

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/06/15

    Volume 3 of In Strict Confidence's 'Lifeline' series will be out by mid-March . (...)

    New single for Blutengel: 'Sing'

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/06/15

    Out by mid-February is the brand new Blutengel single 'Sing'. (...)

    Desireless & Operation of the sun to release Pink Floyd cover

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/06/15

    Desireless & Operation of the sun have announced the imminent release of their new music video 'Another Brick In The Wall' which is a Pink Floyd cover. (...)

    Rammstein frontman Till Lindemann launches Lindemann project with Pain/Hypocrisy's Peter Taegtgren

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/06/15

    Rammstein frontman Till Lindemann has joined up with Pain/Hypocrisy producer Peter Tägtgren for a new project called Lindemann. (...)

    2nd album for Dave Gahan (Depeche Mode) and Soulsavers

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/06/15

    Dave Gahan and Soulsavers are planning a sequel to 'The Light The Dead See' album which was released in 2012. The follow up album will be out by end of 2015. (...)

    mind.in.a.box back with 'Memories' album, expected for late March - order now

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/06/15

    mind.in.a.box is planning a return with the imminent release of 'Memories', an album which will be out by the end of March. Expect dense, complex electronics for which the band is known for. (...)

    Angels & Agony return with 'Monument' album mixed by John Fryer - order now

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/06/15

    People who bought the new Schwarzblut album 'Gebeyn aller Verdammten' will have noticed a feature by futurepop act Angels & Agony. The band now returns with a full album, 'Monument' which is out by early February. (...)


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    Frozen Plasma goes 'Dekadenz' in April

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/05/15

    Out by mid-April is the brand new Frozen Plasma album 'Dekadenz'. As with all previous album releases, Felix Marc also produced another two songs on his own which are featured on 'Dekadenz'. (...)

    Motorhead to release 9 classic albums on vinyl

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/05/15

    Nine Motörhead albums dating back to the 1979 classics "Overkill" and "Bomber" are to be reissued on heavyweight 180g vinyl. (...)

    Acylum launches 'Pest' on CD/2CD and as HQ download

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/05/15

    After having been active with various side-projects (Totem Obscura, Aengeldust, ...) for some time, dark elektro musician Pedro Engel announced his comeback with the recently released controversial download EP 'Zigeunerjunge' EP. (...)

    The Psychic Force returns with a brand new album, first track to appear on 'Endzeit Bunkertracks 7' 4CD Boxset

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/05/15

    The legendary cult electro act The Psychic Force are preparing a new album on the Belgian electro label Alfa Matrix. (...)

    Alfa Matrix launches pre-sales for volume 7 in the massively popular 'Endzeit Bunkertracks' 4CD boxset series

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/04/15

    One of the most successful (it's actually the most successful) compilation concepts on the dark electronic scene returns with its 7th volume. This Spring 2015, 'Endzeit Bunkertracks 7' will be released, once again as a deluxe 4CD carton box, including an extended 32 page booklet designed by Japanese designer Tomoki Hayasaka and a bonus download card giving you access to some 50 additional songs. (...)

    Essence Of Minds returns with 'The break up!' album with exclusive CD extras (not available on the download)

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/03/15

    After the EP trilogy 'Escape', 'Hate' and 'Wrong' Norway's Essence Of Mind returns with a brand new album - 'The break up' - which will be out on April 10th. (...)

    Martin Gore (Depeche Mode) to release instrumental album 'MG' on Mute

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/03/15

    Out on April 28th via Mute is a new solo album by Martin Gore, songwriter and founding member of Depeche Mode. Titled 'MG' it holds 16 electronic instrumental tracks. (...)

    Metroland to launch massive 3CD album: 'Triadic ballet' - pre-orders accepted now

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/27/15

    Today the band's label Alfa Matrix has announced a massive 3CD album set (no 'normal' edition will be available), titled 'Triadic ballet'. (...)

    à;GRUMH... member Phillippe Genion not representative enough for city of Charleroi according to mayor Paul Magnette (PS)

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/26/15

    (Photo by Giovanni Troilo) Drama in Chareloi, also often called Palermo à la Meuse, where mayor Paul Magnette (PS) is 'shocked' after the World Press Photo Award was awarded to the photo series as made by the Italian photo journalist Giovanni Troilo. (...)

    Testing 1,2,3: Sporting Events Best Musical Performances

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/26/15

    Live musical performances are often the highlight of some of the biggest and best sporting events around the world, especially when the teams or players are not performing at their usual world-class standards in front of sell-out crowds and fans. (...)

    Essence Of Mind launches trailer for upcoming album 'The Break Up!'

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/26/15

    Norway's finest Essence Of Mind have launched a little teaser for their upcoming album, 'The Break Up!', which will be released on April 10th. (...)

    Freakangel hits the road with 'The Ones To Fall Tour - Part 2'

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/26/15

    Industrial act Freakangel have done quite well recently, not in the most thanks to the very well received album 'The Ones To Fall' which was released in late 2013. (...)

    Sopor Aeternus & The Ensemble Of Shadows see double vinyl release for 'Like a corpse standing in desperation' album

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/25/15

    Out by early April is the next step in the completion of the Sopor Aeternus & The Ensemble Of Shadows vinyl catalogue with the double vinyl release of the 'Like a corpse standing in desperation' CD. (...)

    EBM day today! Everything goes for only 2,42 Euro!

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/25/15

    Today's date is the 24th of February aka 24/2 (for Europeans that is), in other words, it's EBM-day! Each year this is celebrated by many EBM music fans, and some shops go very far to celebrate this. (...)

    Neuroticfish return with new album 'A sign of life' - watch the 'Silence' video now

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/23/15

    In 2012 we announced that Neuroticfish was preparing a comeback. We also showed you a screenshot of their website which opened with a looped tune and the words 'A sign of life?' and posted the track 'Former me' taken from the new album. (...)

    Ministry announces huge final world tour

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/20/15

    Industrial metal pioneer and Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen revealed the 'From Beer To EternaTour' which will kick off on Saturday 21 February 2015. (...)

    Side-Line Exclusive : Cronos Titan album missing for 17 years, found again and now to be released February 27th

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/20/15

    Imagine you are an artist and you have finished working on an album in 1997, and you are not be able to release it until 2015? It happened to the Norwegian act Cronos Titan. (...)

    Elektron Music Machines launch record label Elektron Grammofon

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/20/15

    'Only fools start a record label these days' is often the thing you hear when new labels emerge. This time it's Elektron Music Machines (a Swedish - Gothenburg - based manufacturer of synthesizers, samplers, and drum machines) which announces the launch of an own record label called Elektron Grammofon. (...)

    The Neon Judgement call it quits - announce Farewell tour

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/20/15

    Dirk Da Davo and Tb Frank from The Neon Judgement have decided to call it quits. (...)

    Azar Swan's debut album to be released on vinyl via Toronto's Artoffact Records

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/20/15

    New York / New Orleans industrial pop duo Azar Swan are set to release their debut 'Dance Before the War' on Artoffact Records. (...)

    Qntal to release 'Qntal VII' album with bonus tracks in USA

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/18/15

    Out by mid-May is the US version of Qntal's seventh studio album 'Qntal VII'. (...)

    Haxby Swango preps 'Banana Songs' debut EP, offers '5Deep' video

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/18/15

    York-based alternative electronic production duo Haxby Swango have announced the release of their first free-to-download EP, 4Banana Songs'. (...)

    a-ha's 'Live in South America' concert video finally to be made available for the first time on DVD

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/18/15

    In 1993 a-ha released a live video of their South America tour called 'Live in South America'. The material was shot on their tour in South America where they played to over 3 million fans during 25 shows in countries such as Chile, Argentina and Brazil. (...)

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