Tag: Ministry

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

Playthrough: “Alert Level” from Ministry!

There has been an almost daily playthrough video released by Guitar World Magazine’s online service during lockdown and their latest offering sees Ministry guitarist picking up his 6 string axe and hammering out their fiercely political new track “Alert Level“. Mind you, when haven’t the highly influential Ministry been fiercely political in recent times?

Review: “What We Saw Before The Darkness” by Jumpman

Last month we had the pleasure of reviewing double “A” side single “Shame” as Watford duo Jumpman prepared to unleash a new EP on an unsuspecting World. An experimental hardcore duo of Eliot Foster on Lead vocals and guitar Tom Cole on guitar who we lovingly call a “Nintendocore” band with a broad range of

Throwback: “Medication” from Psycore!

Heading back to 1998 and the Psycore album “Your Problem” for today’s throwback seems an obvious choice. We first heard about them from a Metal Hammer cover CD, which was a big thing to get on to back in the day. The band were formed in Gothenburg Sweden in 1996 and consisted of vocalist Markus

Review: “Shame” by Jumpman

We first caught a glimpse of what Jumpman, an experimental hardcore duo of Eliot Foster on Lead vocals and guitar Tom Cole on guitar who like to blend hardcore punk, tech-metal and 8-bit chiptune synths, when they played a show in support of Faces of Eve at Reading Facebar last August. We called them a

Throwback: “Stingwray” from Static-X!

Lets start with what we know. 2020 will see the partially new, partially old album of songs from Static-X entitled “Project Regeneration” appear for all those who participated in the crowd funding campaign as well as those who didn’t. Produced by Ulrich Wild, who has been at the boards for the majority of the bands

The 12 Days of Christmas #3: “Power Of The Damager” by Prong!

The festivity of the twelve days of Christmas runs from 25th December to 5th January, based on an English Christmas Carol that sees a lover give gifts cumulatively over the Christmas season starting with Christmas Day. Originally published in 1780, it’s probably French in origin, Skull Island has been conquered many times in it’s rich