ALBUM REVIEW: The Monolith Deathcult – The Demon Who Makes Trophies Of Men


Avant-Garde Death Metal mentallers with serious swagger and a slew of crazed ideas, Netherlands-based wild bunch The Monolith Deathcult are back.

The Demon Who Makes Trophies Of Men (Human Detonator Records) is an imaginative, irreverent slice of noise that screams “Attack! Attack! Attack!” for much of its grim, punishing but seriously rewarding running time.Continue reading


Cult Of Fire to Perform with Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Prague at Brutal Assault



In a unique tribute to Czech classical composer, Bedřich Smetanat, black metal band, Cult Of Fire will join their forces with the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Prague. Together they will deliver a special set commissioned by Brutal Assault, an experience not seen at the festival before, and rarely elsewhere. Keep reading below for more details.
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ALBUM REVIEW: KMFDM – Let Go


KMFDM is celebrating forty years of conceptual continuity with the release of their twenty-third album Let Go (Metropolis Records). Let’s give that one some thought. Forty years holding to a musical concept throughout 23 albums is an achievement not many bands of their ilk can boast, as how many of their peers are this prolific? The sticking point on Let Go might be how continuous that concept is, and at what point are we weighing it against? Continue reading


Laibach Streaming “Resistance Is Futile” Remix


Credit: Luka Kaše

Credit: Luka Kaše

Laibach is streaming Function aka Dave Sumner (techno producer / Sandwell District collective member) remix “Resistance Is Futile,” off the forthcoming Spectre Digital Deluxe Album, out March 31, 2015 via Mute, here.

SPECTREMIX will feature mixes from labelmates Diamond Version (aka Olaf Bender and Carsten Nicolai), Sandwell District’s Function, Marcel Dettmann, longtime collaborator iTurk, Slovenian electro-pop band Torul, Scottish DJ and producer Alex Smoke, German DJ, producer, mastering engineer and co-founder of the Common Sense People event series, Konstantin Sibold and Slovenian producer, DJ and musician Gramatik.

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SPECTRE DIGITAL DELUXE TRACKLISTING
The Whistleblowers
No History
Eat Liver!
Americana
We Are Millions And Millions Are One
Eurovision
Walk With Me
Bossanova
Resistance Is Futile
Koran
BONUS TRACKS
The Parade
Love On The Beat
Just Say No!
See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
Love On The Beat – Live (Edit) – recorded at the Tate Modern
SPECTREMIX
Eurovision (Torul remix)
The Whistleblowers (Marcel Dettmann remix)
The Whistleblowers (Diamond Version remix)
Koran (Alex Smoke remix)
Eat Liver! (Gramatik remix)
Resistance Is Futile (Function remix)
Koran (iTurk remix)
We Are Millions and Millions Are One (Konstantin Sibold remix)
Eurovision (Marcel Dettmann remix)

In addition, the band will embark on a worldwide tour beginning next month in Germany, including extensive dates across the US and Canada. Full tour routing can be found below.

LAIBACH – WORLDWIDE TOUR DATES 2015
European Dates
Feb 13: Alte Seilerei – Mannheim (DE)
Feb 14: Kampnagel / Krass Festival – Hamburg (DE)
Feb 15: Zeche – Bochum (DE)
Mar 12: Mau Club – Rostock (DE)
Mar 13: Moriska Paviljongen – Malmö (SE)
Mar 14: Debaser Medis – Stockholm (SE)
Mar 16: Tavastia – Helsinki (FI)
Mar 17: Rockcafe – Talin (EE)
Mar 18: Klubi – Tampere (FI)
Mar 21: Dark Dance Festival – Lahr (DE)
Mar 22: Beatpol – Dresden (DE)
Mar 24: Sono Centrum – Brno (CZ)
Mar 25: Fabryka – Krakow (PL)
Mar 26: Palladium – Warsaw (PL)
Mar 27: Astra / Out of Line Weekender – Berlin (DE)
Mar 28: Turbinenhalle / E-tropolis Festival – Oberhausen (DE)
Mar 29: Mezz – Breda (NL)
Mar 30: Concorde 2 – Brighton (UK)
Mar 31: Classic Grand – Glasgow (UK)
Apr 02: Electric Ballroom – London (UK)
Apr 03: Academy 2 – Manchester (UK)
Apr 04: Muziekgieterij – Maastricht (NL)
Apr 05: Divan Du Monde – Paris (FR)
Apr 08: Arena – Vienna (AT)
Apr 09: Barba Negra Music Club – Budapest (HU)
Apr 11: Residenztheater – Munich (DE) (part of The Dark Ages production)

North American Dates
May 11: Black Cat – Washington, DC
May 12: Theatre Of The Living – Philadelphia, PA
May 13: Irving Plaza – New York, NY
May 16: Danforth Music Hall – Toronto, ON
May 20: Abbey Pub – Chicago, IL
May 23: Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
May 26: El Corazon – Seattle, WA
May 27: Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC
May 28: Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR
May 30: The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
Jun 01: The Roxy Theatre – Los Angeles, CA

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Laibach Streaming Marcel Dettmann Remix Of “Eurovision”


Credit: Luka Kaše

Credit: Luka Kaše

Laibach is streaming Marcel Dettmann’s remix of Laibach’s “Eurovision,” off of their forthcoming SPECTRE DIGITAL DELUXE ALBUM, out on March 31, 2015 via Mute, here. The deluxe version of 2014’s Spectre will feature the original album plus bonus tracks and SPECTREMIX, an album of remixes (also available separately on the same date).

As well as Marcel Dettmann, SPECTREMIX will feature mixes from labelmates Diamond Version (aka Olaf Bender and Carsten Nicolai), Sandwell District’s Function, longtime collaborator iTurk, Slovenian electro-pop band Torul, Scottish DJ and producer Alex Smoke, German DJ, producer, mastering engineer and co-founder of the Common Sense People event series, Konstantin Sibold and Slovenian producer, DJ and musician Gramatik.

Included in the European tour dates is a performance at Munich’s Residenztheater on April 11th, part of their collaboration with the award winning Swiss director Milo Rau for his latest production, The Dark Ages. The Dark Ages is the second part of Rau’s Europa trilogy, focusing on the dark history of a Europe in the process of unifying. Actors from Bosnia, Germany, Russia and Serbia tell their stories of displacement and homelessness, of departure and arrival, of dedication and despair.

Watch the trailer for The Dark Ages featuring Laibach here.

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SPECTRE DIGITAL DELUXE TRACKLISTING
The Whistleblowers
No History
Eat Liver!
Americana
We Are Millions And Millions Are One
Eurovision
Walk With Me
Bossanova
Resistance Is Futile
Koran

BONUS TRACKS
The Parade
Love On The Beat
Just Say No!
See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
Love On The Beat – Live (Edit) – recorded at the Tate Modern

SPECTREMIX
Eurovision (Torul remix)
The Whistleblowers (Marcel Dettmann remix)
The Whistleblowers (Diamond Version remix)
Koran (Alex Smoke remix)
Eat Liver! (Gramatik remix)
Resistance Is Futile (Function remix)
Koran (iTurk remix)
We Are Millions and Millions Are One (Konstantin Sibold remix)
Eurovision (Marcel Dettmann remix)

European Dates
Mar 12: Mau Club – Rostock (DE)
Mar 13: Moriska Paviljongen – Malmö (SE)
Mar 14: Debaser Medis – Stockholm (SE)
Mar 16: Tavastia – Helsinki (FI)
Mar 17: Rockcafe – Talin (EE)
Mar 18: Klubi – Tampere (FI)
Mar 22: Beatpol – Dresden (DE)
Mar 24: Sono Centrum – Brno (CZ)
Mar 25: Fabryka – Krakow (PL)
Mar 26: Palladium – Warsaw (PL)
Mar 27: Astra / Out of Line Weekender – Berlin (DE)
Mar 28: Turbinenhalle / E-tropolis Festival – Oberhausen (DE)
Mar 29: Mezz – Breda (NL)
Mar 30: Concorde 2 – Brighton (UK)
Mar 31: Classic Grand – Glasgow (UK)
Apr 02: Electric Ballroom – London (UK)
Apr 03: Academy 2 – Manchester (UK)
Apr 04: Muziekgieterij – Maastricht (NL)
Apr 05: Divan Du Monde – Paris (FR)
Apr 08: Arena – Vienna (AT)
Apr 09: Barba Negra Music Club – Budapest (HU)
Apr 11: Residenztheater – Munich (DE) (part of The Dark Ages production)

North American Dates
May 11: Black Cat – Washington, DC
May 12: Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
May 13: Theatre Of The Living Arts – Philadelphia PA
May 15: Colisee A – Victoriaville, QC (Canada)
May 16: Danforth Music Hall – Toronto, ON (Canada)
May 17: Rex Theatre – Pittsburgh, PA
May 19: Vogue Theatre – Indianapolis, IN
May 20: Abbey Pub – Chicago, IL
May 21: Slowdown – Omaha, NE
May 23: Gothic Theatre – Englewood, CO
May 26: El Corazon – Seattle, WA
May 27: Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC
May 28: Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR
May 30: The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
Jun 01: The Roxy Theatre – Los Angeles, CA

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Laibach Releasing Spectre Deluxe Edition March 31, Euro, North American Tour Dates


Credit: Luka Kaše

Credit: Luka Kaše

Laibach have announced details of the Spectre Digital Deluxe Album out on March 31st, 2015 via Mute. The deluxe version of 2014’s Spectre will feature the original album plus bonus tracks and Spectremix, a remix album (also available separately on the same date).

Spectremix features remixes from Spectre from techno producer and DJ Marcel Dettmann, labelmates Diamond Version (aka Olaf Bender and Carsten Nicolai), Sandwell District’s Function, longtime collaborator iTurk, Slovenian electro-pop band Torul, Scottish DJ and producer Alex Smoke, German DJ, producer, mastering engineer and co-founder of the Common Sense People event series, Konstantin Sibold and Slovenian producer, DJ and musician Gramatik.

Listen to Diamond Version’s remix of “The Whistleblowers” here. Watch the video for “No History” from Spectre, directed by Vuk Jevremović here.

Laibach are currently in the studio working on the original soundtrack for Iron Sky: The Coming Race, the follow up to the award winning film Iron Sky (Timo Vuorensola, 2012). The crowd sourced pre-production for the film has already raised in excess of its initial goals, further information including the trailer can be found here.

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SPECTRE DIGITAL DELUXE TRACKLISTING
The Whistleblowers
No History
Eat Liver!
Americana
We Are Millions And Millions Are One
Eurovision
Walk With Me
Bossanova
Resistance Is Futile
Koran

BONUS TRACKS
The Parade
Love On The Beat
Just Say No!
See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
Love On The Beat – Live (Edit) – recorded at the Tate Modern

SPECTREMIX
Eurovision (Torul remix)
The Whistleblowers (Marcel Dettmann remix)
The Whistleblowers (Diamond Version remix)
Koran (Alex Smoke remix)
Eat Liver! (Gramatik remix)
Resistance Is Futile (Function remix)
Koran (iTurk remix)
We Are Millions and Millions Are One (Konstantin Sibold remix)
Eurovision (Marcel Dettmann remix)

LAIBACH – WORLDWIDE TOUR DATES 2015
European Dates
Feb 13: Alte Seilerei – Mannheim (DE)
Feb 14: Kampnagel / Krass Festival – Hamburg (DE)
Feb 15: Zeche – Bochum (DE)
Mar 12: Mau Club – Rostock (DE)
Mar 13: Moriska Paviljongen – Malmö (SE)
Mar 14: Debaser Medis – Stockholm (SE)
Mar 16: Tavastia – Helsinki (FI)
Mar 17: Rockcafe – Talin (EE)
Mar 18: Klubi – Tampere (FI)
Mar 21: Dark Dance Festival – Lahr (DE)
Mar 22: Beatpol – Dresden (DE)
Mar 24: Sono Centrum – Brno (CZ)
Mar 25: Fabryka – Krakow (PL)
Mar 26: Palladium – Warsaw (PL)
Mar 27: Astra / Out of Line Weekender – Berlin (DE)
Mar 28: Turbinenhalle / E-tropolis Festival – Oberhausen (DE)
Mar 29: Mezz – Breda (NL)
Mar 30: Concorde 2 – Brighton (UK)
Mar 31: Classic Grand – Glasgow (UK)
Apr 02: Electric Ballroom – London (UK)
Apr 03: Academy 2 – Manchester (UK)
Apr 04: Muziekgieterij – Maastricht (NL)
Apr 05: Divan Du Monde – Paris (FR)
Apr 08: Arena – Vienna (AT)
Apr 09: Barba Negra Music Club – Budapest (HU)
Apr 11: Residenztheater – Munich (DE) (part of The Dark Ages production)

North American Dates
May 11: Black Cat – Washington, DC
May 12: Theatre Of The Living – Philadelphia, PA
May 13: Irving Plaza – New York, NY
May 16: Danforth Music Hall – Toronto, ON
May 20: Abbey Pub – Chicago, IL
May 23: Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
May 26: El Corazon – Seattle, WA
May 27: Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC
May 28: Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR
May 30: The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
Jun 01: The Roxy Theatre – Los Angeles, CA

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