Ivan Muñoz of Vigilante talks about bringing awareness to his audience via “artivism.” Also, rattle your neighbors with free songs by electropunk artists FIGO, professional industrial troll Caustic, & aggrotech up-and-comers BlakOpz and Ludovico Technique.
Ted Phelps talks about his new direction for Imperative Reaction, the new self-titled CD, industrial’s incestuous nature, and a *little* bit about dubstep.
My mission at Pittsburgh’s I:Scintilla show was to ask all the bands there Doom’s favorite question: In the event of a Zombie Apocalypse, what are your plans?
Lonn of Twitch the Ripper talks what this synthpop duo is up to, what they’re going for, and the purity of raw, independent art.
When faced with disinterested, apathetic mainstream media and lazy or dishonest reporting, it’s become the responsibility of the people to cover what’s really happening.
From the strange to the clever to the outright mind-bending, the furries came to Anthrocon dressed to impress.
Dubstep artist Datsik liberally doles out the high-fives and the bone-shaking bass to a full house in Pittsburgh.
Ken and Scott of The Crystal Method talk about their new songs, their new instruments, decapitated penguins, zombie raves, and accidentally pegging people with Rock Star water.
The genre-bending DJing duo talks about their new CD, the non-stop work of unsigned/unagented artists, and the joy of sledgehammers.
This Miami-based electropop pair took over the Dim Mak/Rockstar stage of Identity Festival with boisterous enthusiasm . . . and a plastic pigeon.
The German electronic duo dishes on ten years of touring, the American music scene, the death of dubstep, and how they might be coming to YOUR town—just to check it out.
Jim Semonik talks about the impact and future of the cancer benefit compilation Electronic Saviors, as well as his personal humanitarian/self-appointed musical therapist goals.
Butler, PA, is a place for jacked up trucks, guys in sleeveless shirts & well-worn baseball hats, tractor pulls . . . and apparently thrash metal. Formed in 2007 as a garage-based cover band, Sick Twisted Debauchery picked up its two current guitarists in late ’09 and from there started crossing over to original works. [...]
In which I go to a metal show and learn what happened to the girl bands who aren’t on Warped Tour ’11.
One Sweet Burgh – Pittsburgh’s Dave Matthews tribute band—puts on a fun, laid-back show.
The Project Blue Book Tour–aka, How Skrillex Saved the Worst Show Ever.
To say Braddock’s not a very nice area of Pittsburgh is a bit of an understatement. It’s the epitome of what happens to a mill town once the industry dries up: Crumbling buildings are frequently splashed with graffiti, windows are boarded up, and storefronts are in utter disrepair. Amidst the harshly aged homes and decay is the city block of shredded metal and crushed concrete that used to be UPMC Braddock
Electronic music artist End.user announced a surprise show via his Facebook literally ten hours before he was supposed to go on stage. Google said the venue was an eight and a half hour drive away, and I didn’t think twice.
City of the Dead was an informal birthday party/zombie cosplay/industrial-metal show for George Romero. (He didn’t show up, but that’s okay. We all sent him a giant card.)