May 20, 2024

Malice Machine present new aggro-punk album, ‘Act Of Self-Destruction’ – Out now


Malice Machine

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Pennsylvania’s aggro-punk duo, Malice Machine have released their new album, “Act Of Self-Destruction”. “Act Of Self-Destruction” introduces the band’s original concept of aggro-punk.

Inspired by the song “Corpse Painter” from their previous album “Chemical Violence”, the Malice Machine duo have now meshed harsh electronic synth, bass, and drum assault of aggrotech with “the rebellious, raw energy, and to-the-point aspects of punk” so they comment.

Working on the follow up album, Syn and Juliex wrote and recorded 14 songs, then scrapped them all “in a pursuit of something less traditional and more cutting edge.” They then completed a setlist of this new material and introduced it to a live Public in Texas during a show with Antania (Doc Luna of Luna13, Kali Mortem) and Death Hex. That first gig was followed up with an East Coast tour alongside Antania. They then completed the songs in a studio.

“Act Of Self-Destruction” is available on all major digital outlets including Bandcamp and Spotify.

Below is the video for “Living On Video”.

About Malice Machine

Malice Machine was formed in NYC’s underground scene and is the collaboration of Syn Thetic and Juliex. Originally started as an industrial project, it continually evolved .

Their first album, “Digital Scars”, was released in 2017 after which they worked with John Bechdel of Ministry who co-produced songs for their next album, “Chemical Violence”. Released at the end of 2021, “Chemical Violence” is a hybrid of retro and modern electronic influences built upon a heavy dance foundation.

And now there is “Act Of Self-Destruction”.

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Bernard - Side-Line Staff Chief editor
Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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