Red Fang – El Club, Detroit – December 9th, 2016

Review and photos by Mike Bax Red Fang with support from Torche and Whores. A cool club that holds just under 300 patrons. A relatively easy drive. Sign me up. Red Fang, along with Torche and Whores are currently entering their last week of U.S. tour dates together – ending on December 17th with a hometown…

Interview with Klayton – Circle Of Dust – November 21st, 2016

By Mike Bax Industrial is a term that was used to describe a great many bands in the 1980s and 1990s. The term became so hated by the very people involved in its inception, it became an easy way to irritate the musician simply by describing them as such. Now, twenty-five years later, Industrial is…

Animals as Leaders – The Opera House, Toronto – November 28th, 2016

Review and photos by Mike Bax Performing to an utterly sold out venue this evening, instrumental three piece prog wizards Animals As Leaders dominated the stage performing a dozen songs from their four studio albums. Tosin Abasi, Javier Reyes and Matt Garstka released The Madness of Many a few weeks prior to this show, and…

Circle Of Dust – Machines of Our Disgrace review

FIXT Review by Mike Bax Excerpted from AllMusic – Industrial Music: The most abrasive and aggressive fusion of rock and electronic music. Initially a blend of avant-garde electronics experiments (tape music, musique concrète, white noise, synthesizers, sequencers, etc.) and punk provocation. Industrial is a term that was used to describe a great many bands in…