Roskilde has completed its program for the 2018 festival (June 30-July 7). [more...]
Erk Aicrag’s (Hocico) electro/industrial/punk/metal project Rabia Sorda has enlisted Nils Lesser (Cypecore) for a tighter production on the new album. [more...]
Ladytron has released the music video for their ”comeback” single ”The Animals”. Watch the short film, filmed in Sao Paulo, below. [more...]
Remember Empirion? The British XL Recordings act did a great body-techno mix of The Prodigy’s ”Firestarter” back in ’96 and released some solid material. Now Oz Morsley (Kloq) and Jamie Smart will soon be back with a new album, “Resume”, on Dependent Records in Germany.
During Ministry’s latest show in Chicago, Chris Connelly joined Al Jourgensen on stage. He sang on ”So What” from the 1989 album ”The Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Taste” and the two icons hugged. [more...]
American EBM act Youth Code is continuing their two year-long tour with latest album “Commitment to Complications” with yet a new headliner, in yet a new music scene. After supporting acts as metal band Baroness, post metal act Deafheaven and, for Release readers, well known industrial act Skinny Puppy, Youth Code is back in Europe. This time with the major synthwave act Carpenter Brut, a tour that, however, kicked off with two shows supporting Front 242.
Release writer Jimi Nilsson and photographer Jule Roge met up with Youth Code before their show in Hamburg to get insight into their unusual background in the hardcore/punk scene, how it is to support such completely distinct acts in disparate music scenes and the sound of the next album. This is our second Youth Code interview. [more...]
Orbfest will take place at the Roundhouse in Camden, London, on 23rd June this year. Marking their 30th anniversary, it promises to be a celebration of the Orb and the music they have inspired in one of London’s most interesting music spaces. [more...]
Celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, Sonar Barcelona are planning to send more tracks into space. [more...]
Franck Hueso is on tour under his alter ego Carpenter Brut and with his new album “Leather Teeth”. The king of syntwave returns to the stage with an astonishing live show coated in a dazzling mix of 80:s horror film clips, harsh electronic synth lines and with metalhead attitude. Release spoke with the mythical French synthwave star about his roots on the metal scene, to reach the Nine Inch Nails level of live shows and following the DIY path. [more...]