Tag: Ministry

Review: “The Bilious Hues of Gloom” by Wolok

A growing concern since their self released demo “Universal Void” appeared in 2003, Wolok have made a regular habit of creating troubling records since, tormenting the eardrums with music best described as too Punk for Black Metal, too Doom for Punk and arguably too Industrial for Doom. You see the trio have for almost 20

NEWS: Ministry play with WMDs?

Joined by guitarist Billy Morrison of Billy Idol and Royal Machines fame, the second single from the 1st October dropping new Ministry album “Moral Hygiene” is a cover of “Search And Destroy” by The Stooges. A post apocalyptic music video shot in an airplane graveyard and directed by Dean Karr may help sell it to

Throwback: “My Dark Place Alone” from Murderdolls!

Hearing of the death of a hero and a legend is never easy and in Joey Jordison we lost a man who was the epitome of a Metal musician and a much loved human being. How much his suffering from acute Transverse myelitis, a neurological disease that causes inflammation of the spinal chord was a

NEWS: Ministry announce “Moral Hygiene”!

Pretty sure that Al Jourgensen said he was going to stop recording new Ministry material at some point… but come 1st October Nuclear Blast Records will be putting out a new album titled “Moral Hygiene” which features this new single “Good Trouble“. Curiously its one that sounds like a “Psalm 69” demo and you can

Review: “Oblivion” by Scattered Storm

The men behind Scattered Storm are not new entrants to the Metal game. Seasoned musicians from the El Paso Texas scene occupy the ranks with Jay Arriaga (Drums, Keyboards, Samples) having played in Random Allusion and Years of Cold; Andre Acosta (Vocals) also belonged to Pissing Razors and Years Of Cold; Kevin Armstrong (Guitars) is currently

NEWS: Scattered Storm hold the King’s card…

Left for dead in the scorching heat of the El Paso Texas sun, Scattered Storm have risen and in the summer of 2021, they are unleashing their debut EP “Oblivion” via Blood Blast Distribution powered by Nuclear Blast. They may have only formed in 2019 but the men behind Scattered Storm are well known in these

Riff Police! Pull Over! #115: Nine Inch Nails Vs Godmack

Between Nine Inch Nails 1989 debut album “Pretty Hate Machine” and 1994’s highly influential “The Downward Spiral” were a pair of EPs entitled “Broken” and “Fixed” which sowed the seeds that would become that sophomore record. The first of those, “Broken” saw something of a style shift from essentially darkwave gothic 80’s inspired synth pop

Review: “Project Regeneration Vol. 1” by Static-X

“Project Regeneration” probably has to stand up as one of the most highly anticipated albums of 2020 with original members of Static-X in Tony Campos (bass, backing vocals), Koichi Fukuda (guitars, keyboards programming) and Ken Jay (drums) creating new music around the vocals from unused demos from the much missed and dearly departed Wayne Static.

Review: “Host Rider” by Zebadiah Crowe

Influenced by the writings of H.P. Lovecraft, Clive Barker and Edgar Allan Poe, Forrrthen (Guitars) and The Horrid (Vocals, Bass, Drum Programming) are a duo who create music that sits in the space between Blackened Thrash, Industrial Metal and Grindcore in their outlet Zebadiah Crowe. Having the same influences as Ministry and Cradle of Filth