Interview – Tom Shear of Assemblage 23

Some bands use their platforms to say virtually nothing, while others allow their music to create a cycle of catharsis. Such is the case for Electro-Industrial’s Assemblage 23, the sonic guise of singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Tom Shear. With over 22 years beneath his ... Read More

Assemblage 23 – Mourn (Album Review)

EBM meets Industrial, Electro-Industrial, Futurepop. Call it what you will, but the genius behind Assemblage 23 is an absolute master of his unique craft. Beginning to build a name for himself in 1998, singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Tom Shear would make his official full-length ... Read More

Absolva – Defiance (Album Review)

Rising from the ashes of Fury UK after brother Luke Appleton joined the mighty Iced Earth to tour the world as their bassist, Absolva became a new vehicle for talented Guitarist/Vocalist Chris Appleton to conquer his own musical empire. With Martin Mcnee remaining loyal behind ... Read More