Author Archives: Alex Zander

About Alex Zander

Alex Zander resides in Chicago, IL and is the founder and publisher of MK ULTRA Magazine, established 1995. He can also be heard on the MKULTRASOUND PodCast

Tracii Guns obtains US trademark for words “L.A. Guns” but still shares one for logo with Steve Riley

L.A Guns founder and guitarist Tracii Guns has seemingly obtained an advantage over his “nemesis” Steve Riley with respect to the dispute over the L.A. Guns name since Guns recently obtained a trademark in the United States of America for the words “L.A. Guns.” The guitarist posted on his Facebook … Continue reading

Gothic Industrial Band BATAVIA Unveils New Album, “Batavia And Their Friends”

The Florida-based duo, BATAVIA has just released their new album, Batavia And Their Friends. This new album is a cacophony of voices who give their individual interpretations on BATAVIA’s previously released EPs from 2020. You will find reimagined works from … Continue reading

Phil Spector, the revolutionary ‘wall of sound’ music producer convicted of murder, has died at 81

Producer Phil Spector, the legendary studio revolutionary of the ’60s and ’70s who ended his life imprisoned for a sensational 2003 murder, has died. He was 81. “Phillip Spector, 80, was pronounced deceased of natural causes at 6:35 p.m. on Saturday, … Continue reading


LUDOVICO TECHNIQUE have just released their newest single entitled “Up to the Flames,” accompanied by a lyric video that offers stunning visuals that are intensified by the song’s poignant lyrics. This goth tinged metal opus is a reflection of our … Continue reading

Brand new releases from Front 242 (2 different albums), Implant, Daniel B. And 808 DOT POP

Since the early 80’s, FRONT 242’s ever-growing fanbase has always proven to be the 5th member of the band. A unique communion and interactive relationship between fan and artist that has grown and matured over the course of 4 decades.  Because … Continue reading


Sylvain Mizrahi, better known as Sylvain Sylvain, songwriter and founding member of the NEW YORK DOLLS, has died at the age of 69. The news of his passing was confirmed by former PATTI SMITH GROUP guitarist Lenny Kaye, who wrote: “Sylvain Sylvain, the heart and … Continue reading