Tag Archives: industrial

SKOLD – Dead God

April 30, 2022

Cleopatra 2022 Two decades after its inception, marred by Marilyn Manson’s arrival, industrial metal’s apocryphal album sees the light of night – newly expanded and brought up to speed. For many artists, sophomore platters come difficultly; for Tim Skold, it … Continue reading

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JYRKI 69 – American Vampire

January 20, 2022

Cleopatra 2021 Scandinavian cool is laid out for the world to take a bite, bare its fangs and groove. Jyrki Linnankivi hasn’t been procrastinating since letting his solo debut “Helsinki Vampire” out in the streets in 2017, yet the Finnish … Continue reading

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CHROME – Scaropy

September 19, 2021

Cleopatra 2021 Circling back to industrial conveyor, American post-punk veterans close creative space to stress their sonic might. It’s been a steady 45-year-long run for this band, with peaks and plateaus, so there’s no stopping to them – and no … Continue reading

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BIG PAUL FERGUSON – Virtual Control

June 30, 2021

Cleopatra 2021 Groovy trip through an array of fierce, if frequently insipid, raves from veteran of industrial noise. As a founding member of KILLING JOKE, Paul Ferguson has a reputation to maintain, yet the “noblesse oblige” approach seems to be … Continue reading

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SKOLD – Dies Irae

May 13, 2021

Cleopatra 2021 No more riding shotgun, Swedish multi-instrumentalist takes charge and does a demon dance on emotional ruins. Marking his fifty-fifth anniversary and the twenty-fifth anniversary of his solo debut, Tim Sköld is on a roll with his fifth solo … Continue reading

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