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Armageddon Dildos - Dystopia



Düsseldorf leading EBM act Armageddon Dildos launch a new tour de force with their 14th album! Armed with punishing beats, powerful melodic hooks, upbeat sequences and gritty dark synths, Uwe Kanka takes his megaphone and protests loudly and without restraint against our world’s dystopia in general, and socio-political issues in particular like intolerance, abuse, disinformation or yet selfishness.

Surrounded by studio gurus and old time friends Mathias Black and Sven Mouhcine, the Armageddon Dildos frontman does not care much about music hypes and trends and prefer making his own thing merging his 80’s melodic influences with the 90’s power of industrial dark techno.

From the very catchy 80’s tainted melodies of "Night People" to the more martial assaults of "Kaltes Herz" whose dense ambience and aggressive vocals remind good old Laibach or other Rammstein, Armageddon Dildos remind us again to be one of the most unpredictable bands of the Electronic Body Music scene! Eclectic at wish, while still being very focussed and conceived to blast the apocalyptic dancefloors of the dark world, "Dystopia" rips straight into it with the gritty and dirty basslines of "Burn Baby Burn" that instantly imprints its viral chorus on your mind. Percolating synths, groovy basslines, hammering beats, vocoder lines, manipulated vocal samples… so many characteristic ingredients we are so happy hearing rolling again in our tortured ears for an absolute demonstration of less-is-more melodic simplicity and edgy dynamic attitude. Mastermind Uwe Kanka of course signs here again a bunch of what fans will call "Armageddon Dildos-classics" like the recent single "Heut Nacht", "Dance On Dead Bodies", the technoid "High Up In The Sky" or yet the title-song "Dystopia", but as always, he also takes us by surprise with the slower guitary ballad "Stay" or yet the lovely electrising Kraftwerk'ian "Neon" featuring a touching duet with his daughter Malin on vocals…

With over 30 years of electronic scene activities under his belt, Uwe Kanka and his gang confirm with "Dystopia" that the Armageddon Dildos spirit remained intact and is still driven by the same passion and energy as ever! So EBM-freaks, stand up, it’s time to shake your ass on dead bodies! Clubs will burn burn burn… baby burn!

Available from 31 August 2020 by Alfa Matrix.

1.Burn Baby Burn
3.Heut Nacht
6.Dirty Man
7.Ohne Dich
9.Kaltes Herz
10.Dance On Dead Bodies
11.Night People
12.High Up In The Sky
13.Dystopia (club mix)
14.Burn Baby Burn (Schramm – burning guitar mix)
15.Dystopia (Intent:Outtake – lager II mix)
16.Heut Nacht (First Aid 4 Souls – club mix)
17.Destruction (Inertia – subkultura mix)
18.Stay (Dave Anderson – b4 it’s 2 late mix)
19.Dirty Man (Digital Factor – tatortreiniger mix)
20.Ohne Dich (Orange Sector – beweg dich mix)
21.Kaltes Herz (Ad:Key – missing tolerance mix)
22.Neon (Fredrik Sjöberg – homage à Florian mix)
23.Dance On Dead Bodies (Lights Of Euphoria – stadium mix)
24.Night People (Rico Piller – vainerz hungary mix)
25.High Up In The Sky (Synapsyche – endless sky mix)
Author: hellium
Source: Alfa Matrix / 2020-08-24 / News

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