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Last updated 28.05.06

[ 28.05.2006 ] - «Astronaut» - new EP from Unheilig


German electro/industrial band Unheilig will release new «Astronaut» EP on June 9th, 2006 via Four Rock. This EP includes two brand new versions of the tracks «Astronaut» and «Mein Stern» plus a new club Version of «Ich Will Alles». Additionally «Astronaut» includes 3 brand new unreleased songs.


[01] Astronaut (Radio Version)
[02] Mein Stern (Piano Version)
[03] Ich Will Alles (Club Version)
[04] Der Himmel über Mir
[05] Schneller Höher Weiter
[06] Astronaut (Orchester Version)
[07] Lebe Wohl
[08] Mein Stern (Radio Version)

Info submited by Music Non Stop online music store.

[ 28.05.2006 ] - In Strict Confidence will tour Europe

In Strict Confidence
In Strict Confidence

As we already inform you, In Strict Confidence released their new album «Exile Paradise» on May 12th, 2006 via Minuswelt Musikfabrik. They will promote it live at upcoming concerts across Europe:


13 - Hildesheim, Germany - Mera Luna Open Air


15 - Madrid, Spain - Ritmo Y Compas
16 - Barcelona, Spain - Sala Salamandra


13 - Rostock, Germany - MAU-Club
14 - Hamburg, Germany - Markthalle
27 - Bielefeld, Germany - Movie
28 - Vlissingen, Holland - Arsenaaltheater
29 - Bochum, Germany - Matrix
30 - Frankfurt, Germany - Batschkapp
31 - Stuttgart, Germany - Röhre


01 - Heidelberg, Germany - Schwimmbad
02 - Berlin, Germany - K 17
03 - Glauchau, Germany - Alte Spinnerei
04 - Erfurt, Germany - Centrum
05 - München, Germany - Alabamahalle

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Info taken from official In Strict Confidence web site.

[ 28.05.2006 ] - «Brave New World» - second Covenant single

On August 18th, 2006 Covenant will release «Brave New World», second single from their recent amazing «Skyshaper» album. It will include remixes by Covenant themselves and Client, bonus track «The New Virus» and an extensive trailer for an upcoming Covenant DVD.

Info taken from various sources.

[ 28.05.2006 ] - «Love to Blame» - third APB single

«Love to Blame»
«Love to Blame»

Norvegian Apoptygma Berzerk will release third single release from the «You And Me Against The World» album. It will be track «Love to Blame» set to release on June 16th, 2006 via Gun Record (Sony BMG). It will available as Basic and as Premium Editions.


Basic Edition

[01] Love To Blame
[02] Lost In Translation (Sweep Remix)

Premium Edition

[01] Love To Blame
[02] Tuning In To The Frequency Of Your Soul (F.A.Q Remix)
[03] Lost In Translation (Sweep Remix)
[04] Black Pawn (Elec This! Remix)
[05] Love To Blame (Video)

Also band is touring Europe once again. Look at confirmed live dates:


21 - Sheffield, UK - Corporation
22 - London, UK - Islington Academy
23 - Birmingham, UK - Edwards No. 8
26 - Barcelona, Spain - Sala Bikini
27 - Madrid, Spain - Sala Arena
28 - Porto, Portugal - Hard Club


06 - Stuttgart, Germany - LKA Longhorn
07 - Heidelberg, Germany - Karlstorbahnhof
08 - Paderborn, Germany - Uni Open Air
11 - Duisburg, Germany - Pulp
16 - Salzwedel, Germany - Parkfest
17 - Athens, Greece - Gagarin 205
30 - Krakow, Poland - Klub Studio
28 - Dresden, Germany - Campusparty


07 - Giessen, Germany - WM-Open Air
08 - Hamm, Germany - Hammer Summer


12 - Altena, Germany - Burgrock
13 - Hildesheim, Germany - Mera Luna

Info taken from official Apoptygma Berzerk web site.

[ 22.05.2006 ] - Fresh releases via Q-CODE Records

As we informed recently, Russian Q-CODE Records announced several updates in their catalog: new album of Russian industrial band Sobaki Tabaka «V mozg!» (Q-Code, cat. no.: 4607122360119, released on May 14th, 2006), new album of Russian nu-metal band Amnezia «Amnezia» (Q-Code/Torch Management, cat. no.: 4607122360126, released on May 1st, 2006) and already classic debut album from US synthpop band Iris «Disconnect» (Q-Code/A Different Drum, cat. no.: 4607122360089, released on May 22th, 2006)

Info submitted by Q-CODE Records.

[ 22.05.2006 ] - Third new single from Madonna!

«Get Together»
«Get Together»

More Madonna news! Third single release from «Confessions On A Dance Floor» will be track «Get Together» set to release on June 6th in USA as maxi-CD and on June 8th in Europe as 2- and 3-track singles.



[01] Get Together (Album Version)
[02] Get Together (Jlc Gt Remix Edit)


[01] Get Together (Radio Edit)
[02] Get Together (Jacques Lu Cont Mix)
[03] Get Together (Tiefschwarz Remix)


[01] Get Together (Album Version) 5:15
[02] Get Together (Jacques Lu Cont Mix) 6:18
[03] Get Together (Danny Howells & Dick Trevor KinkyFunk Mix) 9:13
[04] Get Together (Tiefschwarz Remix) 7:34
[05] Get Together (James Holden Remix) 8:00
[06] I Love New York (Thin White Duke Mix) 7:43

Info taken from official Madonna web site.

[ 22.05.2006 ] - «I'm Going To Tell You a Secret» - in June

«I'm Going To Tell You a Secret»
«I'm Going To Tell You a Secret»

Madonna will release her new documentary movie «I'm Going To Tell You a Secret» - on June 16th in Europe and June 20th in USA. Release will contain CD and DVD. CD will feature 14 live tracks, recorded during Re-Invention Tour 2004. DVD will be complete documentary about that tour, directed by Jonas Akerlund


Disk 1 - CD

Live Songs From The Re-invention Tour 2004

[01] The Beast Within
[02] Vogue
[03] Nobody Knows Me
[04] American Life
[05] Hollywood (Remix)
[06] Die Another Day
[07] Lament
[08] Like A Prayer
[09] Imagine
[10] Mother And Father
[11] Susan MacLeod/Into The Groove
[12] Music
[13] Holiday
[14] I Love New York

Disk 2 - DVD

I'm Going To Tell You A Secret Documentary

I'm Going To Tell You A Secret
American Life
Mother & Father
Nobody Knows Me
Hollywood (Remix)

Bonus Footage:

Bike Ride
The Other Side
Steve / Stuart In L.A.
Vocal Coach
Birthday Party
French Trilogy
Steve / Stuart In Paris
Monte's Guitar Faces
Fans Singing In Paris
After Show
Wailing Wall
American Life (Director's Cut)

Info taken from official Madonna web site.

[ 22.05.2006 ] - «Body Rework Remixes» from Nitzer Ebb

«Body Rework Remixes»
«Body Rework Remixes»

As an accompaniment to the Nitzer Ebb «Body of Work 1984-1997» compilation album, Mute sublabel Novamute will release on July 21st for the first time on CD a collection of Nitzer Ebb remixes commissioned between 1989-2006 - titled «Body Rework Remixes».

Nitzer Ebb's influence on the US and European dance scene has been inestimable over the years and Novamute has been steadily releasing 12" only remixes of classic Ebb tracks by Derrick May, LO, The Hacker, Phil Kieran, Terence Fixmer and Thomas Heckmann throughout the period of the label's tenure. These 12" singles are all still available.

New and previously unreleased remixes by Dubfire (Deep Dish), Motor, Black Strobe, Xpress 2 and Robag Wruhme will be added to the CD package and will also released on vinyl for the first time.


Cat. no.: NOMU166CD

[01] Control (I'm Here) (Dubfire's Jamrock Remix)
[02] Getting Closer (Black Strobe EBM Homage)
[03] Join In The Chant (Xpress 2 Remix)
[04] Lightning Man (Motor Remix)
[05] Shame (Derrick May Remix)
[06] Control (I'm Here) (The Hacker Remix 2006)
[07] I Thought (Robag's Schikkuli Vocal Rework)
[08] Murderous (Phil Kieran Remix)
[09] Getting Closer (Black Strobe Moderne Remix)
[10] Let Your Body Learn (Terence Fixmer Remix 2006)
[11] Join In The Chant (Knarz Ist Machine) (Thomas P. Heckmann Remix)

Cat. no.: NOMU166LP

[01] Control (I'm Here) (Dubfire's Jamrock Remix)
[02] Getting Closer (Black Strobe EBM Homage)
[03] Join In The Chant (Xpress 2 Remix)
[04] Getting Closer (Black Strobe Moderne Remix)
[05] Lightning Man (Motor Dub)
[06] Control (I'm Here) (Dubfire's Arrowhead Dub)
[07] I Thought (Robag's Schikkuli Instrumental)

Info taken from official Nitzer Ebb web site.

[ 22.05.2006 ] - Marc Almond at Serge Gainsbourg's tribute

«Monsieur Gainsbourg Revisited»
«Monsieur Gainsbourg Revisited»

Hot news from our adorable Marc Almond! The tribute to French legend Serge Gainsbourg that Marc recorded a track for some time ago has now been released (on May 19th via Barclay/Universal). Entitled «Monsieur Gainsbourg Revisited» the album features «Boy Toy» by Marc Almond and TrashPalace along with 13 other tracks by a variety of different artists such as Brian Molko, Tricky and Franz Ferdinand.


[01] A Song For Sorry Angel (Franz Ferdinand & Jane Birkin)
[02] I Love You (Me Either) (Cat Power & Karen Elson)
[03] I Just Came To Tell You That I'm Going (Jarvis Cocker & Kid Loco)
[04] Anna (Portishead)
[05] Requiem For A Jerk (Faultline, Brian Molko & Francoise Hardy)
[06] L'Hôtel (Michael Stipe)
[07] Goodbye Emmanuelle (Tricky)
[08] Lola R. For Ever (Marianne Faithful & Sly and Robbie)
[09] Boomerang 2005 (Gonzales, Feist & Dani)
[10] Boy Toy (Marc Almond & Trash Palace)
[11] The Ballad of Melody Nelson (Placebo)
[12] Just A Man With A Job (the Rakes)
[13] I Call It Art (The Kills)
[14] Those Little Things (Carla Bruni)

Info submitted by official Marc Almond web site.

[ 22.05.2006 ] - Complete Depeche Mode show - live on MTV!

David Gahan - Live
David Gahan - Live

For the first time ever complete Depeche Mode concert will be shown live on TV. Everybody will able to watch their performance at the forthcoming Rock Am Ring appearance - via MTV Germany.

During the weekend June 2nd-4th, Rock Am Ring will once again take place in Nürburgring (Germany). MTV will broadcasting shows and reports live, and on Sunday MTV will exclusively broadcast the complete Depeche Mode live concert.

For more information check this page!

Info submitted by MTV web site.

[ 08.05.2006 ] - Estonian electro rock - at your taste!

«War in Wonderland»
«War in Wonderland»

The Estonian electro rock band No Big Silence released their new album «War in Wonderland» - on April 17th, 2006 via NBS Recordings. Look at tracklisting:

[01] Gore Gore Girls
[02] She's Got Hyper Power
[03] Dreamriders
[04] Diabolic Speed
[05] Robot Super Lover Boy
[06] The Outer Suns
[07] Red Sky
[08] War In Wonderland
[09] Psycho Creeping
[10] My Tears Are Fire

Info submitted by official No Big Silence web site.

[ 08.05.2006 ] - We present: Mainstream Distortion


We are proud to present a new band, finely combined dark wave, industrial and razor-edged punk - UK band Mainstream Distortion released on April 3rd their debut album «Bully» via Some Bizzare Records.

Mainstream Distortion create passionate, industrial, techno which takes the listener on a journey through angst ridden, cyber punk and dark landscapes of sound fused with commercial poetic melodies. Also album enhanced with a video by cult movie director Alex Chandon (Pervirella/Cradle of Fear).


[01] Isect
[02] My Beautiful Hate
[03] Your Kind
[04] Thrust
[05] Glution
[06] Bully
[07] Devil In Your Eye's
[08] Sad Suffering
[09] Golden Stars
[10] She's Gone
[11] Insect (video)

Info submitted by official Mainstream Distortion web site.

[ 08.05.2006 ] - New Smashing Pumpkins album!

As written on The Smashing Pumpkins website, «It's official, the Smashing Pumpkins are currently writing songs for their upcoming album, their first since 2000. No release date has yet been set, but the band plans to begin recording this Summer.»

Really exciting news! More details - later!

Info taken from official The Smashing Pumpkins web site.

[ 08.05.2006 ] - Front 242 - Europe 2006

Our Belgium favorites Front 242 will perform following live shows in Europe:

26.05 - Madrid, Spain - Space of Sound
27.05 - San Sebastian, Spain - Play Club
30.06 - Roskilde, Denmark - Roskilde Festival
08.07 - Barcelona, Spain - Summer Music Conference
15.07 - Bilbao, Spain - Festival
28.07 - Nivelles, Belgium - Octopus Rock Festival
11.08 - Neerpelt, Belgium - Neerpelt Open Air

Info submitted by official Front 242 web site.

[ 08.05.2006 ] - «Artificial Soldier» in June!

«Artificial Soldier»
«Artificial Soldier»

On June 20th, 2006 legendary project Front Line Assembly will release new album «Artificial Soldier» - via Metropolis Records.


[01] Unleashed
[02] Low Life
[03] Beneath The Rubble
[04] Dissension
[05] Buried Alive
[06] Dopamine
[07] Social Enemy
[08] Future Fail
[09] The Storm
[10] Humanity (World War Three)

Artificial Soldier Tour 2006



04 - Seattle - Underground
06 - San Francisco - DNA Lounge
07 - Las Vegas - Krave Club
08 - Los Angeles - Key Club Hollywood
09 - Santa Ana - Galaxy Theatre
11 - Denver - Ogden Theater
13 - Chicago - Logan Square Auditorium
15 - Austin - Elysium Club
16 - Dallas - The Lizard Lounge
17 - Houston - Club Middle Earth
19 - Tampa - State Theater
20 - Ft Lauderdale - Culture Room
22 - Washington - Nation (with support from Conjure One)
23 - Philadelphia - The Trocadero (with support from Conjure One)
24 - NYC - Chamber/Pacha (with support from Conjure One)
25 - Montreal - Club Soda
27 - Toronto - The Opera House
28 - London, Canada - Dissent London



11 - Rostock, Germany - Mau Club
12 - Germany - M'era Luna Festival
13 - Utrecht, Holland - Summer Darkness Festival
14 - Frankfurt, Germany - Club Batschkapp
16 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Amager Bio (With Eskil from Covenant and Jean-Luc De Meyer from Front 242)
17 - Gothenburg, Sweden - Club Statisch
18 - Stockholm, Sweden - Stockholm University
19 - Malmö, Sweden - Malmöfestivalen (Free show!)
20 - Dresden, Germany - Strasse E
21 - Nurnberg, Germany - Der Hirsch
23 - Zürich, Switzerland - Divus Modus
24 - Stuttgart, Germany - Club Universum
25 - Geneva, Switzerland - La Usine
27 - Bradford, UK - Infest Festival
28 - London, UK - Scala
30 - Moscow, Russia - TBA


01 - Prague, Czech Republic - Club Abaton
02 - Munich, Germany - Backstage
03 - Paris, France - La Locomotive

Info submitted by Metropolis Records.

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