From Bootblacks to The Mission, 2016 has been a year filled with an extensive amount new alternative music and plenty of Industrial, EBM, Darkwave, Gothic, & Postpunk offerings. It has been great having so much to listen to this year and here is the selection of Top 5 Albums of 2016.
5. Bootblacks – Veins
From Brooklyn comes Bootblacks debut album with a dark and memorable combination of new wave and post-punk sound.
4. Peine Perdue – Nuit Blanche
The French / German duo of Coco Gallo and Stéphane Argillet deliver electro-synthpop-minimal wave.
3. Ash Code – Posthuman
Ash Code produce a collage of new darkwave and electronic music blending dark ballads and obsessive beats.
2. Combichrist – This Is Where Death Begins
Dark and fast – the new Combichrist album ushers in a blend viscous metal and hardcore industrial.
1. The Mission – Another Fall From Grace
Veterans of the postpunk and gothic rock sound return with a tour to commemorate their 30th anniversary and a new album that is an excellent experience beginning-to-end!