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  • unnamed - Double Negative - new album from The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing Double Negative – new album from The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing

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    Ahead of their 2018 tour, The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing have announced details of their 4th album.

    “We wanted to create a short, angry album that emphasised our punk side and pushed our sound forward,” explain the band.

    “It’s dark, savage, brutal and holds up the rotten corpse of Britain’s past as a mirror to the sorry state of the present…and then rubs yer face in it so you won’t do it again”

    The album is entitled ‘Double Negative’ and drops on March 9th, just before they embark on their tour. read more


  • Goth Weekend 1 - Goth Weekend : Theatre Review/Preview Goth Weekend : Theatre Review/Preview

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    Earlier this week I was invited to the Live Theatre to check out a new play, ‘Goth Weekend’.

    Reading over the synopisis I decided to attend, with more than a hint of scepticism.

    Although my interests are multi-faceted, I am extremely passionate about the Goth scene, it’s been something I embraced since a teenager and I did spend 13 years as part of Newcastle’s leading Goth Nights… so, in that time I’ve seen lots of TV, Film, Radio, etc. poke into the Goth scene and often not quite being very reflective. read more


  • eu - EU Referendum and the Music Industry EU Referendum and the Music Industry

    Unless you’ve been under a rock for a while, you’ll be aware that next Thursday the UK will host a referendum on whether to continue to be a member of the European Union.

    Like us, you’re probably bored of some of the tit for tat, scaremongering and prophecies of doom by both sides.

    It’s one of those really difficult things as facts are unfortunately scarce, there is no real “use case” on leaving the EU and then negotiating new trade terms.
    We can point to Switzerland and Norway for pros and cons of either argument, but neither of those has been previous part of the EU. read more


  • combideath - Combichrist announce This is Where Death Begins... Combichrist announce This is Where Death Begins…

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    Norwegian-American group Combichrist returns with an unapologetic masterpiece. The new long player “This Is Where Death Begins“ is an apocalyptic behemoth of guitars, electronica, infernal drums and dark elemental force.

    The album is released on June 3rd on CD, Deluxe 2CD, Double LP and Special Fan Box.

    Thudding tribal drums, guitars slammed in your face like a 20-ton-weight, chopped up synth-attacks and in the midst of it Andy LaPlegua rampaging like an unrestrained demon of wrath: on their new album, “This Is Where Death Begins”, Combichrist are conjuring up a proverbial hellfire. A black monolith of unbridled aggression. Produced by Oumi Kapila (Filter) and Andy LaPlegua, with guest vocals from Chris Motionless (Motionless In White) and Ariel Levitan (MXMS) and mastered by the legendary Vlado Meller (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Slipknot, to name just a few), Combichrist have created a milestone of their career. “This Is Where Death Begins” is released as a regular album CD, as a lavish colored gatefold double vinyl, incl. the album CD and as a deluxe 2-CD-Digipak-version which contains the bonus disc “History Of Madness: Old School And Rarities Live At Complex, LA” (a fine selection of the group’s early Industrial classics.) The album is also released as a strictly limited fan set in a deluxe A5-Digipak containing the double-CD plus the complete recording of the group’s energetic live show at Summer Breeze Festival 2015 on CD and DVD (Combichrist’s first ever official live release) as an exclusive bonus. The party is over, the world is on the brink of disaster… but we stand tall and face it, guns cocked: My Life, My Rules! read more