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Einstürzende Neubauten: Let's Hear It For The Untergang Show

Profile and Interview by Chris Bohn, New Musical Express, February 1983

"The destructive character is cheerful," boast Berlin's new cold stars Einstürzende Neubauten (Collapsing New Buildings) who have armed themselves with road drills, sledgehammers and axes ...

SPK Riot at ICA

Report by Neil Taylor, New Musical Express, October 1984

ARMED WITH arc-welders, paint sprays, sculpture gear, drills and various other odd-bod instruments, metallic industrialists SPK were due to take the ICA stage last Thursday ...

Test Dept.: Freedom is Frightening

Interview by Biba Kopf, New Musical Express, April 1986

On the abandoned building sites of Britain, a new life is stirring. TEST DEPT. sound the charge on scrap metal and bugle, waging a war ...

Einstürzende Neubauten: Five On The Open Ended Richter Scale (Some Bizzare BART 332/CD)*****

Review by Jack Barron, Sounds, July 1987

GOOD VIBRATIONS ...

Einstürzende Neubauten, Showaddywaddy: Kilburn National, London

Live Review by Jack Barron, New Musical Express, September 1987

SAY WADD? ...

Einstürzende Neubauten: A Berlin of the Mind

Interview by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, September 1987

As EINSTÜRZENDE NEUBAUTEN return from their two years of self-imposed exile, group-face Blixa Bargeld tells DELE FADELE why they remain the best burst on the ...

Einstürzende Neubauten: Fünf Auf Der Nach Oben Offenen Richterskala (Some Bizzare/Relativity)

Review by Howard Wuelfing, Spin, November 1987

AT THE CORE of the Neubies' schtick is a knee-jerk rejection of every last element considered essential to rock music: guitars, drums, blues-based chord changes, ...

Skinny Puppy: Fulham Greyhound, London

Live Review by Roy Wilkinson, Sounds, June 1988

AS SKINNY PUPPY'S frontman Kevin Ogilvie – a man known to friends as Nivek Ogre – hoists a hideously pathetic dog dummy over his shoulder ...

Throbbing Gristle: Astoria Theatre, London

Live Review by Ian Gittins, Melody Maker, June 1988

NEVER GO back. So why is he doing this, the inspired maniac? Just to show there's still air in his lungs? Chris & Cosey are ...

Einstürzende Neubauten: Apocalypse Neu!

Interview by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, January 1993

Be honest, you missed the sheer noise terror, the rampant metal-bashing, the power drills and the quite literally explosive live show didn't you? Well now, ...

Zoviet France: Collusion

Review by Ian Christe, Alternative Press, November 1993

INSIDE AN artful cardboard CD holder, liner notes for Collusion explain that Zoviet France refused to participate in compilations for many years for two reasons: ...

Swans Song

Retrospective and Interview by Howard Wuelfing, Addicted To Noise, January 1997

Michael Gira, leader of the influential but little-known band Swans, isn't just floating along with the current. He's controlling it. ...

The Pogues: Brixton Academy, London

Live Review by Ian Watson, Yahoo! Music, December 2004

BECAUSE HE'S A true poet, we'll always forgive him. With lesser mortals, you'd gaze upon a man staggering and swaying, mumbling his words and randomly ...

Einstürzende Neubauten: Einsturzende Neubauten: The Forum, London

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, Times, The, April 2005

WHAT HAPPENS when enfants terribles of avant-garde industrial noise grow into comfortable middle age? In the case of Einsturzende Neubauten, the former godfathers of Berlin's ...

Einstürzende Neubauten: Postbahnhof, Berlin

Live Review by Chris Campion, Daily Telegraph, April 2005

THIS YEAR Einstürzende Neubauten, the German godfathers of Industrial Rock, celebrate a quarter century of existence. One suspects that the irony of this is not ...

Coil, Throbbing Gristle: This Mortal Coil: A Final Report on Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson

Retrospective by Mark Dery, Thought Catalog, November 2010

Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson, who in the '80s pioneered the industrial aesthetic with the band Throbbing Gristle, died in his sleep at his home in Bangkok ...

Chris & Cosey: From Death Factory To Fenland

Interview by Luke Turner, Stool Pigeon, The, May 2011

At home with electronic and industrial music pioneers Chris & Cosey ...

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