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Live Review: Days of Darkness, Part 1 (Saturday, October 28 @ Rams Head Live in Baltimore)

November 7, 2017

Neurosis make an East Coast appearance. Dälek joins. Manilla Road and Perturbator show up to make their own noise. We try to keep our heads from exploding.

Neon Knights: Q&A with Carpenter Brut

February 21, 2017

We talk to synthwave digital god Carpenter Brut about his inspirations and upcoming US tour.

Rise of the Machines: A Dark Electronic/Ambient Starter Kit

June 25, 2015

Heavy metal has been flirting with electronic music for decades now, but the lines between the two worlds seem blurrier today than ever before. Chalk it up to Internet culture—with instant access to all the world’s information comes a vast multitude of subgenres that have enough permutations to satisfy all but the most discerning purists. Add to that the recent popularity of synth-heavy horror flicks like It Follows and numerous electronic artists signing to metal labels (Goblin Rebirth on Relapse, Gost/Dan Terminus/Perturbator on Blood Music) and it becomes pretty obvious: dark electronic/ambient music has pulled off a full-scale crossover!

Life to False Metal: Perturbator’s Dangerous Days

June 17, 2014

Okay, Perturbator’s Dangerous Days is obviously a retro 80s electro album, but it’s got a giant fuckoff pentagram on the cover and robots and a woman in a sexually compromised position, and that if that isn’t metal, what is? Besides, and this is the important thing, the vibe is metal. It may be synthesizer-based with…