Tag: Wax Trax! Records

Wax Trax! ‘Retrospectacle’: Front 242, Thrill Kill Kult, members of KMFDM, RevCo

Wax Trax! ‘Retrospectacle’: Front 242, Thrill Kill Kult, members of KMFDM, RevCo

Former members of KMFDM and Revolting Cocks will join Front 242 and My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult this spring at the Wax Trax! Records Retrospectacle: 33⅓ Year Anniversary, a two-night multimedia concert in Chicago celebrating the legendary record store and industrial music label.

My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult preps ‘Sinister Whisperz’ ’87-’91 comp, touring U.S.

My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult preps ‘Sinister Whisperz’ ’87-’91 comp, touring U.S.

Industrial mainstays My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult will revisit their late-’80s, early-90s tenure on Chicago’s trailblazing Wax Trax! Records with a new compilation this summer and tours with Psychotica and Lords of Acid.

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 5/9/10

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 5/9/10

The highlights of tonight’s ‘Dark Wave’ on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave include a couple album cuts off The Cure’s ‘Disintegration,’ a Tones on Tail song that’s not ‘Go!,’ Shriekback’s excellent ‘My Spine Is the Bassline’ and Wax Trax! industrial act Braindead Soundmachine’s cover of Patsy Cline’s ‘Walkin’ After Midnight.’

Catching up with Depeche Mode… and Paul Westerberg, Duran Duran, Echo & Bunnymen

Catching up with Depeche Mode… and Paul Westerberg, Duran Duran, Echo & Bunnymen

Round-up of headlines from last week while we were on vacation, including news about Paul Westerberg, Echo & The Bunnymen, Depeche Mode, Front Line Assembly, Nine Inch Nails, Talking Heads’ Christ Frantz, Duran Duran and more.

Dannie Flesher, co-founder of Chicago’s famed Wax Trax! Records, 1951-2010

Dannie Flesher, co-founder of Chicago’s famed Wax Trax! Records, 1951-2010

Tweet This week saw the passing of a key figure in the ’80s and early-’90s industrial-dance scene: Dannie Flesher, co-founder of Chicago’s hugely influential Wax […]