Following their triumphant appearance at Chicago’s prestigious Cold Waves festival last year, UK Industrial titans CUBANATE return home to celebrate the release of their forthcoming ‘Brutalism’ retrospective. With their early hits ‘Body Burn’ and ‘Oxyacetylene’ retaining the powerful, anthemic edge that originally won them Single of The Week in mags like Kerrang! and Melody Maker, and with the world descending into chaos and ruin, it’s no wonder that Cubanate are more relevant today than ever, continuing to inspire artists including The Prodigy to Fear Factory and beyond.
With their track ‘Narcotic Influence’ holding a position in Mixmag’s Top 100 Dance Tracks of All Time, EMPIRION are no strangers to bringing a party to life. Whilst the success of their milestone ‘Advanced Technology’ debut album in ”96 cemented their position as leaders not followers, Empirion continue to wow crowds to this day, and are currently hard at work on a new album.
With her self-titled debut album picking up numerous “Album of the Year” plaudits, KANGA, all the way from Los Angeles, USA, bridges the chasm between introspective masochism and indulgent pop excess.
Scotland’s JE$US LOVES AMERIKA bring brutal socio-political ideals underscored with a searing blast of technology for maximum casualties.
LONDON ONLY: Nihilistic disaster zone CEASE2XIST follow the sell-out releases ‘You Are Expendable’ and ‘WIYGN?’ with blistering new album ‘Zero Future’. Co-headlining their own tour later in the year, this is an early opportunity to catch C2X as they unveil their most confrontational sound yet.