This Sunday Sept 25th on the MKULTRASOUND PodCast: Industrial Supergroup THE JOY THIEVES!

Video by: Joel Lopez. Featuring: Chris Connelly (Ministry / Revolting Cocks). Marcus Eliopulos (Stabbing Westward). James Scott (She Rides Tigers). Jeff Harris (Mary’s Window). Dave Suycott (Machines Of Loving Grace). Dan Milligan (Drownbeat). Matt Clark (Mary’s Window). Ania Tarnowska (I Ya Toyah).

 

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Evi Vine to tour with Wayne Hussey in support of ‘Black Light White Dark’ LP (feat. members of The Cure, Fields of The Nephilim, Shriekback & Goldfrapp)

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London’s ethereal alt-rock artist Evi Vine will be touring the UK in support of herr new album ‘Black Light White Dark’, a stunning collection of six tracks produced by Dave Izumi (Nordic Giants, Ed Harcourt, Magic Numbers) and mixed by Phill Brown (Talk Talk, Jimmy Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, John Martyn, Robert Palmer). She will join Wayne Hussey of seminal alt-rock group The Mission for 17 shows across the UK, plus Stockholm.

Evi Vine has also previously toured with both Wayne Hussey and The Mission. After including Evi Vine’s debut LP among his top five albums, Wayne Hussey invited them to tour in 2016 and then with The Mission in 2017. The seed was sown and Evi Vine joined The Mission as featured vocalist for their 30th Anniversary Tour. In recent years, she has also toured with Chameleons Vox, Phillip Boa and The Voodoo Club, And Also The Trees, and Her Name is Calla.

Evi Vine contributed backing vocals on The Mission’s 2016 album ‘Another Fall From Grace’, which hit the UK top-40 album chart, and recently collaborated with Michael Ciravolo on the debut album from LA-based Beauty in Chaos, involving members of The Cure, Ministry, The Mission, Cheap Trick, The Offspring, King’s X and Ice T, among others.

‘Black Light White Dark’ also features contributions from The Cure’sSimon Gallup and Peter Yates of Fields of the Nephili, as well as Martyn Barker (Shriekback, Billy Bragg, Marianne Faithfull, Goldfrapp) and Geraldine Swayne (Faust).

Evi Vine first performed this material live in Paris in support of Brendan Perry (Dead Can Dance). Standout singles off this album include ‘Sabbath’ with a thriller video by Craig Murray, videographer for Mogwai, and ‘My Only Son’, a touching track inspired by a close friend’s suicide. Writing this song helped her work through her pain. The accompanying video was directed by Phillip Clemo and shot by Clemo, Colin Gary and Tim Shepherd.

“The new album is intense – dark, layered, wonderfully atmospheric, fragile, and at times stripped bare – an album to get lost in….and then surface with Evi’s haunting and delicate vocals and the endless space. An intriguing band. I’m always amazed that 4 musicians can deliver such a large, dense and involved audio landscape while making it feel effortless…the musicians disappear and you are left in another world,” says engineer Phill Brown.

As a group, Evi Vine is joined by Steven Hill, Matt Tye and David ‘GB’ Smith. Their music explores the dark elemental nature of the human heart, as well as environmental and post-apocalyptic themes. Sublime and haunting, they create a unique and uncompromising atmosphere with gossamer vocals and precise orchestration. Reverential, physical music, it evokes a rare experience that is beautiful, sparse and deeply intimate.

Evi Vine’s debut album ‘..And So The Morning Comes’ was heralded as “the underground gem of 2011” by Drowned in Sound, and championed by Simon Raymonde (Bella Union, Cocteau Twins) as his album of the year. Directed by Oscar winning Nick Brooks (Fight Club, The Matrix, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Evi joined with internationally acclaimed photographer Patrick Fraser to make the stunning video ‘For the Dreamers’.

Their second ‘Give Your Heart to The Hawks’ LP was co-produced by Richard Formby (Mogwai, Spacemen 3, Wild Beasts) and mixed by Phill Brown. It featured Martyn Barker, Peter Yates, Tatia Starkey (My Vitriol/Lola Colt) and Billy Cote (Madder Rose).

“Behind the anger and frustrations of political agendas in the world, the destruction of the earth, the pain we cause each other and of the lifeforms that all the earth. We’re into our journey with music with a new band and we’ve become a tight knit family, band of brothers, sharing music and tales of childhood we have a different but collective story,” says Evi Vine.

Evi formed this band while living in LA, initially opening for Slash at the Whiskey-agogo. She has collaborated with Graham Revell (SPK, The Crow Soundtrack), The Eden House, Tony Pettit (Fields of the Nephilim), and Peter Yates (Fields of the Nephilim). In 2016, Evi sang on Phillip Clemo’s ‘DreamMaps’ LP, together with Talk Talk’s Simon Edwards and Martin Ditcham, and appeared on BBC6, BBC3 Late Junction and Jazz FM.

‘Black Light White Dark’ is available across online stores and streaming platforms, including SpotifyiTunes and Bandcamp. Limited to just 300 copies, it can also be ordered on vinyl or CD via the band’s website with a full bundle package also available. Tour tickets can be obtained at www.ticketsource.co.uk/songsofpreysgigs.

TRACK LIST

 
1. I am the Waves
2. Afterlight
3. Sabbath
4. My Only Son
5. We Are Made of Stars
6. Sad Song No.9

 
TOUR DATES  *** indicates tour dates separate from Wayne Hussey

 
Aug 26 Nuneaton – Queens Hall
Aug 27  Winchester – Discovery Centre
Aug 28  Bristol – Hen & Chicken Club (H & C Club)
Aug 29  Worcester – Marr’s Bar
Aug 30  Cardiff – The Fuel Rock Club
Aug 31  Oxford – The Bullingdon
Sept 1  Hastings – Black Market VIP
Oct 22  Southend-On-Sea – Chinnery’s
Oct 23  Bedford – Esquires
Oct 24  Manchester – Night People
Oct 25  Blackpool – Bootleg Social
Oct 26  Newcastle – Cluny
Oct 27  Glasgow – The Audio
Nov 2   Whitby Pavillion – Tomorrow’s Ghosts Festival
Nov 5  London – Nambucca
Nov 6   Bath – Komedia
Nov 8   Stockholm – Nalen Klubb
Nov 30 Leipzig – Grey Days Festival ***

 

 

“One of those under the radar successes… Sit back put your headphones on and let her sing to you, you won’t regret it” – God Is in the TV

“This LP demonstrates a maturity, depth and level intrigue so rarely seen on today’s music scene, comparable to output from This Mortal Coil, Marissa Nadler, Julianna Barwick, Cocteau Twins, and Simon Raymonde’s own pet project Snowbird” – The Spill Magazine

“Ever astounding, Evi’s voice sits comfortably between Beth Gibbons (Portishead) and Roisin Murphy (Moloko) – all the darkness is there and yet her timbre is perfect throughout.  It would be no overstatement to say they’ve blown me out of the water” – Big Takeover Magazine

“A powerhouse track with dark and mysterious gossamer vocals and masterful and emotionally captivating orchestration” – Louder Than War

Keep up with Evi Vine
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Video Premiere: DORO’s ‘Freunde Fürs Leben’

German metal queen Doro Pesch has released the official music video for her new single “Freunde Fürs Leben” (Friends For Life). The song is the only German-language cut on her latest double album “Forever Warriors, Forever United”, which charted higher than any other Doro album in Germany, reaching the No. 1 spot on the Vinyl chart as well as No. 4 on the official German chart.

 

Says Doro: “The fans love the song as much as I do. The video for ‘Freunde Fürs Leben’ turned out to be awesome and offers lots of really touching scenes of and with the fans. I wanted this song as my new single and definitely wanted the video to turn out how it looks right now.”

 

This past March, Doro released a four-song vinyl EP, “Backstage To Heaven”, to coincide with the start of the second leg of her world tour. The EP features two previously released album tracks as well as two new live recordings.

 

“Forever Warriors, Forever United” was released in August 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The LP features guest appearances by Johan Hegg of AMON AMARTH; German comedian and jazz musician Helge Schneider; and former WHITESNAKE and DIO guitarist Doug Aldrich.

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Former BIOHAZARD Frontman EVAN SEINFELD Launches Hip-Hop Project SVG$

SVG$, the new hip-hop project featuring former BIOHAZARD frontman Evan Seinfeld, has released its debut single and music video, “Authentic”. The track was released via Inked Music, a subsidiary of the tattoo lifestyle digital media company Inked.

 

Inked said in a statement: “The long wait is over. We at Inked are proud to be launching Inked Music with the world debut of hip-hop artists SVG$’s new song called ‘Authentic’! This is the first-ever song release in the history of Inked Music. We have been looking forward to this day, and it is here! We had so much fun making this video with our beautiful Inked and IsMyGirl models. We put our hearts into this project, especially for you, and we hope you like it as much as we do!”

 

Seinfeld made his final recorded appearance with BIOHAZARD on 2012’s “Reborn In Defiance” album, which marked the first LP featuring the band’s original lineup in 18 years.

 

The group, which is acknowledged as one of the earliest outfits to fuse hardcore punk and heavy metal with elements of hip-hop, has been out of the public eye since Evan’s replacement, Scott Roberts, left more than three years ago.

 

For the past eight years, Seinfeld has been married to Lupe Fuentes, a Colombian house music producer, DJ, and former pornographic actress.

 

Last year, BIOHAZARD guitarist/vocalist Billy Graziadei told Mass Movement that he no longer has any contact with Seinfeld, who left BIOHAZARD eight years ago after fronting the group since its 1987 inception. “I haven’t talked to him since he quit the band a long time ago.” Billy said. “I was a little bit… I would say ‘bitter,’ but hurt. But I think he quit the band years before he actually physically quit. But I wish him well. I don’t have any ill thoughts on that situation. We moved on. And Scott was a great addition to BIOHAZARD, but he also quit.”

 

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Latest MKULTRASOUND PodCast is now up at YouTube

The latest MKULTRASOUND PodCast is now up at YouTube with live video from our guest vocalist and multi-instrumentalist for projects such as The Insect Pins, In OrgAnic, Space, Virus, The Obscene Kiss and Misery Machine (a goddamn tribute to Marilyn Manson). Also a very good friend of your host, Alex Zander.

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DAVID HASSELHOFF’s New Album To Include Collaborations With AL JOURGENSEN, TRACII GUNS And STEVE STEVENS

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MINISTRY frontman Al Jourgensen, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns and BILLY IDOL axeman Steve Stevens are among the guest musicians who appear on “Open Your Eyes”, the new album from David Hasselhoff.

 

Due on September 27, the disc includes 67-year-old “Baywatch” and “Knight Rider” star’s collaboration with Jourgensen on a cover of Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline”. also featured are Hasselhoff’s takes on THE LORDS OF THE NEW CHURCH’s “Open Your Eyes”, MODERN ENGLISH’s “I Melt With You”, ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN’s “Lips Like Sugar” and David Bowie’s “Heroes” (with verses sung in German).

 

“Open Your Eyes” track listing:

 

01. Open Your Eyes (feat. James Williamson)
02. Head On (feat. Elliot Easton)
03. I Melt With You (feat. Steve Stevens)
04. Lips Like Sugar (feat. A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS)

 

05. Heroes (feat. Tyler Bates)
06. Here I Go Again (feat. Tracii Guns)
07. Jump In My Car (feat. Todd Rundgren)
08. Rhinestone Cowboy (feat. Charlie Daniels)
09. If You Could Read My Mind (feat. Ava Cherry)
10. Sugar, Sugar (feat. Steve Cropper)
11. Mit 66 Jahren (feat. Patrick Moraz [Cd Only]
12. Sweet Caroline (feat. MINISTRY)
13. That’s Life

 

Earlier in the year, Hasselhoff told the German news agency Deutsche Presse-Agentur that he was recording “a couple of heavy metal songs” for his new studio album. He said: “Why not? Because I can. Because I want to.”

 

Last fall, Jourgensen revealed that he teamed up with DJ Swamp to remix Hasselhoff’s cover of “Sweet Caroline”. “It was the most surreal project I’ve ever been involved with,” Jourgensen told Billboard. “I didn’t even have to take acid, and I felt like I was trippin’ balls. David Hasselhoff has a new album coming out, some originals and some covers, and for whatever reason — and this is the part that still perplexes me since I haven’t met David Hasselhoff yet — he decided I would be the perfect person to mix this. [Laughs] So it’s, like, ‘I’m game! I’ll take the challenge. This could be cool.’ And sure enough, man, as soon as I heard it, I felt like I was on some of Timothy Leary’s best MDMA I’ve ever been on.”

 

Hasselhoff has a successful singing career in Germany and neighboring Austria, where, in 1985, his debut album, “Night Rocker”, unexpectedly shot to No. 1 on the local chart. His second and third albums, “Lovin’ Feelings” and “Looking For Freedom”, eventually topped out at No. 5 on the album chart in West Germany, as well as being immensely popular in East Germany. The single “Looking For Freedom” was a hit, reaching No. 1 on the German chart, and was seen by many Germans on both sides of the Iron Curtain as a makeshift pro-unity song, according to The Post.

 

Even though Hasselhoff is of German descent — there’s a village named Hasselhof outside Frankfurt — it wasn’t his ethnic connection that resonated. “I think Germans rather like the American-ness about him,” Hanna Pilarczyk, a culture writer for Der Spiegel, told The Hollywood Reporter. “Also, his music is very simple and it’s something to clap along to. Germans like to clap along to very straightforward rhythms.”

 

Back in 2014, Hasselhoff was invited to perform at the Austrian hard rock and heavy metal festival Nova Rock, where he appeared after IRON MAIDEN. He told Kurier.at at the time that he was a heavy metal fan. “I like IRON MAIDEN and METALLICA,” he said. “That’s the kind of music I like to hear.”

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