- Staff Picks
- July 23, 2021
Big Whoop. Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Atari Teenage Riot came to Firestone Live to pound out the techno into a modern political landscape where the people rise above totalitarian and authoritarian control. It’s the kind of futuristic idealism that local scribe Eric Donath can’t miss, and to ice that cake is Otto von Schirach, a bass-heavy freak with street-cred like a rap-sheet symphony.
Delerium brings its spacey warmth to the 9:30 Club in this 2008 concert film. Carl F. Gauze knew he was saving those glowsticks for something…
100mNYC (100m Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
An Epiphanic Vomiting of Blood (Crucial Blast). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Judgement (Metropolis Records). Review by Jorge C. Galban.
The MasterbaTour is the Al Jourgensen show. Headlined by Ministry and also featuring Jourgensen’s longtime side project, Revolting Cocks, it’s an evening of industrial, experimental metal, and mayhem. Jen Cray finds herself front and center.
Hey, Heartland America! Where’s the heart? In Go Ask Ogre, Jolene Siana welds a Skinny Puppy obsession into her painful Middle American adolescence. But Tom “Tearaway” Schulte assures us happy valleys await on the other side of the early ’90s, Midwest goth scene.
October (Transparent). Review by Kiran Aditham.
Whispering Wall (ROIR). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Error (Epitaph). Review by Addam Donnelly.
Jorge Galban reviews Skinny Puppy on their Greater Wrong of The Right US Tour.
WWIII Live 2003 (Sanctuary). Review by Jen Cray.
The Horror of Amusement ((self-released)). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Houses of The Mole (Sanctuary). Review by Jorge C. Galban.
Sunnypsyop (Spitfire Records ). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Kali Yuga Bizarre (World War III Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Spend an hour with Al Jourgensen and you’re guaranteed to get a lot of dirt. But probably not quality dirt, like Gail Worley digs up. Reissues, the parting of ways with Paul Barker, and the dreaded Curse of Seattle — get a fresh pack and pour the wine for this one.