GOATVERMIN "Detruire" black/death metal album review and bandcamp stream

The first quarter of 2017 sees the spectacular return of French black/death metal, thanks to the debut albums of three excellent bands: Ritualization, Necroblood and Goatvermin. The timing couldn’t be better as there exist strong rumors that Arkhon Infaustus, Read more

INFESTER “To the Depths, in Degradation” death metal re-release review and youtube stream

Re-releases of “best kept secret” type of old bands, usually package attractively mediocre quality content using 80’s/90’s nostalgia and vinyl fetishism. Even when the music is good, most such bands were mere clones back at the day, therefore their (re-) Read more

NECROBLOOD “Collapse of the Human Race” black/death metal album review and bandcamp stream

Parisian old-school metal band NECROBLOOD have penetrated violently my musical microcosm back in 2011. They have done so with the best credentials that an underground metal band could possibly have according to my book: a debut self-titled 7”EP released by Read more

ANTAEUS "Condemnation" black metal album review and bandcamp stream

Last year, Antaeus have ended out of the blue 10 years of discographic absence with their fourth album, “Condemnation”. Due to the evolution and mutation of the genre, it is now clearer than ever what is the position that the Read more

A complex beer that will resonate with wine lovers: Straffe Hendrik – Heritage (2014) craft beer review

Pours into an oversized Cognac snifter. Deep reddish-brown colour with some ruby hues, and quite murky. Beige frothy head, which lingers ‘til the end with half a finger lacing. A rather unusual -for a Quad- nose, a tad acidic, that Read more

REZNYCK EP The ‘MUSCLE CARdiac’

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If you are looking for some new bands offering a mixture of powerful industrial and synth sounds, look no further. REZNYCK is pushing the limits of those genre hard with “Muscle CARdiac” his latest EP release available for a listen on Bandcamp.  5 tracks full of big dark riffs and distortions, raw techno, screaming synths, killer arpeggios and EBM beats, roughly 18mins of pure electronic mayhem.  All tracks are amazing by “Ebolada” is definitely my favorite one, make sure you turn your speakers loud before hitting play.

Reznyck has also worked on the soundtrack of Blood Irony “Shooting Stars” which is currently available for iOS and Android. You can check the game on the video below:

IDM/Electronic Music Playlist 2015

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The monthly podcast series began back in 2004 when I was running Enochian Apocalypse E-zine and was a collection of songs I really enjoyed listening at that time. I’ve decided to revive this here in Legacy Future and post on a monthly basis at least an hour of music I enjoy listening these days. It will mainly come from the IDM/electronic scene, wether it is a new or an old song.

Spotify Playlist for September

The playlist posts will include a spotify list and information about some of the bands/songs I selected as well as additional clips and videos. My intention is to update this list monthly, ideally around the 15th of each month. For September I decided to include 10 songs (49mins length) from Autoclav1.1, Carpenter Brut, Detritus, Perturbator, Blanck Mass, The Night Terrors, Stendeck, Byetone & Amon Tobin.

UPDATE: I originally planned to do this every month but due to limited time I wasn’t able to update the list montly, thus I rename this to a “2015” list instead of “September 2015” playlist and will do my best to update frequently this year.

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E.S.A Themes of Carnal Empowerment Pt.3: Penance

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ESA’s (Electronic Substance Abuse) sound is always a hard one to pin down. Taking influences initially from rhythmical noise acts, the overall structures have developed and integrated countless influences from the broad spectrum of alternative and extreme music. The tone of ESA is harsh and oppressive, dripping with destructive and corroded grooves whilst still emanating sub conscious melodies and a strong sense of Spirituality. ESA’s compositions are undoubtedly threatening and offensive floor stomping club tunes but also twist and churn enough to warrant more attentive listening.

With the much revered ‘Themes 1 & 2’ releases causing such a stir within the noise and harsh industrial scene, ESA’s creator, Jamie Blacker, is ready to unleash the closing album to this destructive trilogy; Themes of Carnal Empowerment Pt.3 : Penance. From the anthemic rhythms of “2nd Movement” to the tribal chants of “Juju Yako,” Blacker calls this ESA’s most complete work to date.

Here is a video preview of their latest work:

Or SoundCloud should you prefer just ears and no eyes.

Godflesh Announce New Album “A World Lit Only By Fire” after 13 years!

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What made Justin K. Broadrick (Jesu, Pale Sketcher, Final,) revived his pioneering industrial metal act Godflesh  remains unknown, but I am more than happy to say that after 13 years of abscence the band is back full force with a new EP titled “Decline and Fall” (the band’s first new music in 13 years) and a brand new album “A world lit only by fire” set to be released this October. As a teaser they’ve shared “New Dark Ages” which you can listen below.

GODFLESH’s “Decline & Fall” EP was released on June 26 in the U.S. via Avalanche Recordings. The Japanese version of the EP includes two bonus songs.

GODFLESH released its first new recording in over 12 years through Decibel magazine’s Flexi Series. A cover of the track “F.O.D. (Fuck of Death)” by legendary death thrashers SLAUGHTER (Canada) was included in the subscriber version of the magazine’s November 2013 issue.
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Blitzkrieg Baby: Kids’ World EP Review

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Blitzkrieg baby kids world ep

I have to admit that Blitzkrieg Baby chose the hard music road. Not that musicians can control their creativity and influences, but choosing a road full of soundscapes and electronic experimental sounds makes it always harder to appeal  than choosing the more commercial path, if I may say. Having said that, what we are dealing here is not simply an industrial EP, but a very specific industrial genre release that will appeal to few. Not that this is necessarily a bad thing!
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March 15: Our Love Becomes A Funeral Pyre Album Review (Vinyl Only release)

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march15 

March 15′s newest vinyl release “Our love becomes a funeral pyre”, was maybe one of the greatest surprises that landed my inbox recently, as it brought up memories from my glorious industrial past back in 1999; when I first started spinning releases over the radio such as NON, DAF, Psychic TV and Suicide. The mastermind behind this LP release, Sami Albert “Witchfinder” Hynninen – who is mainly known to the wider audience for his participation with other bands such as TÄHTIPORTTI, REVEREND BIZARRE, THE PURITAN, OPIUM WARLORDS, SPIRITUS MORTIS and AZRAEL RISING, decided to wrap up some old school tracks (originally composed in 2004) and add a couple of new ones (2010 and 2013) in order to produce this “vinyl only” edition; which will be limited to 315 copies only and available on February the 14th.  Read more

Author & Punisher – Women & Children LP/CD Review

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author & punisher

Industrial as a genre is maybe the most used and misunderstood term the last few years in the music underground scene. Truth be told, there are a lot of bands calling their music “Industrial” – a statement that leaves me cold as I don’t consider bands that use dance EBM rhythms to be Industrial, even if they claim to be! So, I decided review on Author & Punisher as I think it’ a very nice addition to the Industrial scene and “Women & Children” is an LP you should definitely pay attention to…..

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HAUJOBB: Dead Market CDEP Tympanik AUdio

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It’s been absolutely ages since we heard from Daniel Myer’s main project Haujobb and boy has it been well worth the wait with this prelude to the forthcoming album ‘New World March’. This EP comprises of 2 new tracks in the haujobb-deadmarket-coverform of the title track and a mix of another new track ‘Letting the Demons Sleep’ along with five mixes of Dead Market along with an extended mix.
So onto the main track itself; it reeks of pure Haujobb with pulsating bass and beat structures and futuristic electronics along with Daniel’s vocals sounding better than ever, it’s psychotic and off kilter and thoroughly engaging and things are looking good for this project circa 2011.
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