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New and Upcoming Releases on Metropolis Records

April 27, 2007

Assemblage 23Meta. Available now on Metropolis. Canadian industrial-dance favorites unleash their latest offering with the signature sound but with unexpected surprises of “sweeping synths and emotional lyrics”. Tom Shear brings clarity to electronic sound in this lineup.

Frontline AssemblyFallout. Available now on Metropolis. Industrial music headed up by the venerated Bill Leeb who have come full circle on their latest production with three brand new tracks and nine remixes to assault your senses with pounding industrial mayhem. Be sure to catch them on tour this season.

WumpscutBody Census. Available now on Metropolis. This long-time beloved industrial giant is the output of mastermind of Rudy Ratzinger. German electronic dark body music at its finest.

Edge of DawnEnjoy the Fall, available May 8. Songwriter Mario Schumacher joined with Seabound lead vocalist Frank Spinath and what resulted is one of Germany’s most innovative electro acts around.

God ModuleLet’s Go Dark. Available now on Metropolis. Elements of synthpop, darkwave, techno, goth and EBM make this lineup an unstoppable powerstation of sound. Founded in 1999 by Jasyn Bangert, GM have released three additional full-length albums prior to the new release – Artificial, Perception, and Viscera.

KMFDMAdios and Symbols, available May 8th. German Industrial pioneers are back with two classic album releases. Kick it with KMFDM and watch for more re-issues of other favorites.

Funker VogtAviator, available May 22 from Metropolis. Aggressive electronic energy that displays fresh form with great musical diversity on this third release from the German artists.

The Birthday MassacreNothing and Nowhere, available June 5. Re-issue of the band’s self-released 2002 album with an additional 5 tracks previously unavailable. Intoxicating female vocals are shrouded with heavy guitar, bass, and drums for a scintillating electro sound reminiscent of the 80’s but with a new twist.

GrendelHarsh Generation, available June 5. Dark and formidable electronic sounds for the underground dancefloor, this European act has completed a full decade of album production and deliver a punch in this new release with catchy synths, driving bass-lines, and uneven vocals to push the adrenaline and get you moving.

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Cruxshadows

January 14, 2007

Advanced online ticket sales are now closed. Please purchase your tickets at the door tonight (1/26/2007).

This is The Cruxshadow’s 3rd visit to Boise; don’t miss it! If you have never seen this band live, you have definitely missed out and will not be disappointed. Check out their newest release, the much anticipated DreamCypher (followup to Ethernaut – 2003), coming out on January 16th.

Presented in conjunction with our good friends at Wicked Wonderland Productions. Many thanks to Ginger and Hatter and The Loft.

For all the latest news and events that are The Cruxshadows, visit their website.

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Attrition and High Blue Star, The Bouquet, December 8th

October 29, 2006

attrition_blue_sm.jpg On December 8th, you will have the pleasure of seeing Attrition at The Bouquet in downtown Boise with special guests High Blue Star. Show starts at 9 p.m and tickets are $5. Attrition are one of the most respected and talented bands in the industrial/gothic/experimental genres, and have stood the test of time as veteran musicians in the scene. Their first album put out in 1982, Death House showcases their penchant for combining modern and classical sounds they are so well-known for producing. From their early works containing stark and simpler componets to a more mature sound of orchestral and electronic aesthetics, the melding of industrial and gothic soundscapes into one is so smooth and flawless, it is easy to see why Attrition have been around as long as they have.

Don’t miss this show and check out both bands music online at Attrition’s Myspace Page and High Blue Star’s Myspace page .

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What Would Halloween be Without Zombie Nation?

October 29, 2006

zombie_nation.jpg Come on down to The Bouquet in downtown Boise on Saturday, October 28th for the biggest Halloween stomp of the season – the virus has been unleashed, Zombies are taking over & the world as we know it is about to end!

Don’t miss Wicked Wonderlands‘ biggest, freakiest, sickest rave of the entire year- Zombie Nation!!!!

Featuring: Vert Sin, Chris Miles, Flashburn, DJ Savage, cage dancing zombie hookers, zombie death-match 4 (cage match to the death), & a full invasion of Zombies!!!

With an awesome pre-party show to kick off the night: Local industrial favorites mend link up with Industry leaders, Carphax Files, to bring you one night of solid boot-stomping-vocal bending-soul-suffering-mind-controling-revolutionary-noise-for-the-masses!!!!

The show starts at 8pm & the rave runs until 4am. Since it’s Halloween…we are charging $10 for an entire night (8hrs) of entertainment! $10!!!
Special $2 discount for all zombies!