In a surprising move, legendary Swedish musician Freddie Wadling (Blue for Two, Fläskkvartetten, Cortex, and old punk bands like Liket Lever and Leather Nun) has signed to Swedish synth label Progress Productions.
An astounding number of electronic/industrial/dub bands have submitted remixes for black metal band Morbid Angel’s remix album “Illud Divinum Insanus – The Remixes”.
Sonar is back in 2012 with four festivals spread across the globe – Barcelona, the main festival, running between June 14 to 16 will feature such artists as Hot Chip, Modeselektor, Richie Hawtin, Squarepusher, Austra and Mouse on Mars, while two inaugral events in two different continents will be added to the 5th installment of Sonar Tokyo.
After the Arvika festival is no more, it seems Emmabodafestivalen takes on more of “our” music in Sweden (even though they have booked interesting names in the past).
The Unsigned Only Music Competition we wrote about the other day has extended its deadline until April 11.
Just to remind you that Howard Jones will embark on a UK tour from Wednesday April 11 – performing for the first time his first two studio albums in full.
Tom Shear and his project Assemblage 23 gave us a really strong album last time, namely “Compass”.
Bill Leeb has stated on his Facebook page that a new Delerium album is finished, mastered and just waiting for artwork. We should expect an announcement soon, and a release this summer.
If you’re on Twitter, you could follow an interesting (and drunk) Twitter drama where all four members of Kent posted about their adventures in Italy recently. And somewhere in the middle, they suddenly decided to announce their new single via the social network as well. Then the press release arrived.
Metropolis just announced that they’re releasing a Skinny Puppy live album.