WHOURKR AND NEXT LIFE PROVE INDUSTRIAL METAL IS FAR FROM DEAD
Every time I think industrial metal is tolling its death knells, new and exciting bands like Norway’s Shining (the Blackjazz one, not the Swedish one) come along and prove that mixing electronica with metal can still be done in new and interesting ways. In that spirit, here are two bands that impressed the hell outta me on first listen.
Two mostly naked French dudes in WHOURKR who make it their business to annihilate:
(Thanks: Andrés Jeff Barrejón. More here.)
The crushing industro-grind of Norwegian one-man outfit Next Life: