new wave

Quantum Pig release futuristic video for new single “Statement of Intent”

Ahead of the online and physical release of their debut album “Songs of Industry and Sunshine” on February 1st, 2019, the Carl Sagan, Queen and Husker Du-inspired duo Quantum Pig have recently unveiled the slick, futuristic video single for “Statement of Intent”.

Watch the “Statement of Intent” video below.

Quantum Pig to release debu album “Songs of Industry and Sunshine” on February 1st 2019

Following the recent announcement of their signing to White Star Records and the release of lead single “Citizen and State”, Quantum Pig - the Carl Sagan, Queen and Husker Du-inspired duo - are pleased to announce the tracklist, artwork and pre-order details of “Songs of Industry and Sunshine”, which will arrive online and in stores on February 1st, 2019!

Quantum Pig signs to White Star Records and reveal first single “Citizen and State”

Citing a diverse palette of influences that adventures through the likes of Carl Sagan, Queen, Husker Du and beyond, Ian Faragher and Mark Stevenson, otherwise known as Quantum Pig, are thrilled to announce their signing to White Star Records.
 
Commenting on their induction to the White Star Records “family”, Ian Faragher remarks:
“It’s the perfect home for us. We’ve been huge fans of John Mitchell’s work for years, whether that’s as a songwriter, musician or producer. We couldn’t have found a better fit in terms of our intentions for the band going forward”.
 

Ministry release visualiser for “We’re Tired of It”

Industrial-metal legends Ministry will continue to support their critically acclaimed album “AmeriKKKant” with a full U.S. tour later this November, supported by synth-wave sensations Carpenter Brut.

In anticipation of the trek the band has released a visualiser for the track “We’re Tired of It” - watch it below.

“"AmeriKKKant" is a masterpiece and contains political and sociological ideas for the listener to consider. All Americans should really have a listen”, states Dave Navarro.

Holygram to release debut full-length album “Modern Cults” on November 9th 2018

German post-punk shoegaze outfit Holygram has announced their long-awaited debut LP “Modern Cults”.

Comprised of eleven tracks, “Modern Cults” will be released on CD and double vinyl, as well as digitally via Cleopatra Records, on November 9th, 2018.

This is the first major release for the Cologne-based outfit since their 2016 self-titled EP. Here, the collective blend new wave and Krautrock with post-punk and shoegaze to achieve headstrong multi-layered bliss. This is a thoroughly contemporary homage to the sound of the 80s with a resolute look to the future - the result is driving, dark and catchy.

Johnny Wore Black release music video for “Southern Storm”

UK rockers Johnny Wore Black feat. David Ellefson (Megadeth) on bass guitar have released a new music video for “Southern Storm”, the track is taken from their third full-lenght album “Ultra Violent Light”, which was released in June 2018 via EMP Label Group.

The video can be viewed below.

The album was produced by David Bottrill (Tool, Stone Sour, Dream Theater) & Gez Walton (Earthtone9), mastered by Joao Carvalho & Bryan Lowe. Album artwork was designed by Andy Pilkington (Soil, Flotsam & Jetsam, Fury, Kissin’ Dynamite, Bloodstock Festival).

Ministry release visualiser for “AmeriKKKant” and announce November & December 2018 US Tour

After several headlining tours of Europe and North America with the likes of Chealsea Wolfe and Death Grips, Ministry will continue to support their critically acclaimed album “AmeriKKKant” with a full US tour this November / December.

Joining the American industrial juggernaut are new wave of synthwave cessations Carpenter Brut.

Today, the band has released a visualiser for the track “AmeriKKKa” in anticipation for that tour. Watch it below.

Get “AmeriKKKant” here.

Healthy Junkies to release new studio album “Delirious Dream” on October 12th 2018

UK punk/grunge rock band, Healthy Junkies, have announced the release of their fourth album “Delirious Dream”, in stores on October 12th, 2018, via Banana Castle Records/Cargo Records UK.

The album was recorded at Bark Studios by Brian O’Shaughnessy, who recorded Primal Scream and My Blood Valentine at the very same studio in the 90s. It was mastered by Pete Maher whose recent projects have included The Pixies, The Rolling Stones and Jack White.

Tracklist:
1. When All is Said and Done
2. This is Not a Suicide
3. Juliet's Call
4. Johnny Demented
5. Some Kind of Girl

The Pull Of Autumn to release debut self-titled album on August 24th 2018

The Pull Of Autumn has announced the forthcoming release of their debut self-titled album via Boston-based RBM Records.

Ahead of this release, which includes 10 tracks, they are previewing “Laurasong”, the lead track from this album. Listen to the track below. 

The Pull Of Autumn, a ‘super group’ of sorts, is comprised of members of pioneering 1970-80s British new wave band Fashion, Rhode Island’s Johanna’s House of Glamour, and Fred Abong, founding member of Belly with Tanya Donelly and early member of Throwing Muses with Kristin Hersh and Donelly.