IAMX: Metanoia

Nothing is quite as effective—not love, not drugs—as emotional or mental breakdown to inspire artistic expression. It is particularly fortuitous when that kind of affliction befalls a really talented artist...
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Disorder @ QXT’s

NEWARK, NJ—Joy Division tribute band Disorder pulled a late night performance before an adoring crowd of about 100 guests this Friday night at a famous goth/industrial dance club in the heart of Newark. QXT’s l...

Redrum Ball @ 49 Grove

NEW YORK, NY—Whenever a legal, bank holiday is set for a Monday, impresario Sir William Welles and his crew usually plan to hold a costume and music event, the Redrum Ball, on the preceding Sunday evening. ...

iVerdensphere: Fables

This tribal/industrial Canadian group has been around since 2009. Having, regrettably, no prior exposure to their oeuvre, I was stunned by the varied richness and the grim appeal of this 14-track masterwork...

Decadence @ QuBo

BOLOGNA, ITALY—Decadence is a recurring event held in many and varied locations throughout northern Italy and elsewhere in Europe, ranging from dance clubs to historical locations; from the Slimelight in Lo...
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The Dreaming: Rise Again

Stabbing Westward’s lead vocalist Christopher Hall and programmer/keyboardist Walter Flakus have been reinventing themselves as The Dreaming since the demise of the parent band in 2002. Three EP releases, a vid...

Halloweekend In New Orleans

There are tons of Halloween-related events here in the New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia area, but this year something possessed me into traveling with my crew south, to the Big Easy—to the capital of V...