Band Support

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Deadcell, Machine Rox + Cortex Defect

A three-band lineup at Elektrowerkz, with the Netherlands-based industrial metal band Deadcell headlining. I was filling in the gaps between the bands, and this is how it went.

Trial – Blut Aus Eisen – Brittle
Ghost & Writer – Man On A Wire – 8 Bits

<Cortex Defect>

Krystal System – I Love My Chains
Cyanotic – Sensory Deprivation
Decree – Fateless

<Machine Rox>

Blue Eyed Christ – Drown
Penal Colony – Product
Static-X – Love Dump
Sepultura – Refuse Resist
Killing Joke – Asteroid
MaxDmyz – Smells Like Victory
Fear Factory – Cars
Rammstein – Sehnsucht
Nine Inch Nails – March Of The Pigs


The Asylum

My first ever set outside of London took place on Friday at the Asylum Club in Chelmsford. In the end, I played several sets, both between the bands and then afterwards. Here was the eventual playlist.

Jesus and Mary Chain – Just Like Honey
Stone Temple Pilots – Creep
Pearl Jam – Jeremy
Alice In Chains – Man In The Box
Foo Fighters – The Pretender
Soundgarden – Black Hole Sun

<Faceless Dolls>

Smashing Pumpkins – Zero
My Bloody Valentine – Only Shallow
Lush – Ladykillers
Cranes – Can’t Get Free
Freebass – Lady Violence


Tool – Stinkfist
Pantera – Walk
Machine Head – Ten Ton Hammer
Faith No More – Epic
Rage Against The Machine – Killing In The Name
Nine Inch Nails – Wish
Pop Will Eat Itself – Ich Bin Ein Auslander
Depeche Mode – Never Let Me Down
Killing Joke – Eighties
The Damned – Eloise
Simple Minds – Don’t You Forget About Me
The Cult – She Sells Sanctuary
Fields Of The Nephilim – Moonchild
Metallica – Wherever I May Roam
Def Leppard – Pour Some Sugar On Me
Iron Maiden – Can I Play With Madness
Ozzy Osbourne – Crazy Train
Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
Garbage – I Think I’m Paranoid
Green Day – Basket Case
NOFX – Turning Japanese
Pennywise – Stand By Me
PUSA – Peaches
Toy Dolls – Nellie The Elephant

….that was initially it for that floor, but a encore of sorts ensued (from this point until the end of the night, most songs played were requests, which also explain the ‘releated projects’ feel!)

Covenant – Dead Starts (Version)
The Cure – A Forest (Tree Mix)

….and then a switch to the downstairs bar

White Zombie – More Human Than Human
Ministry – Just One Fix
Nitzer Ebb – Let Your Body Learn
New Order – Blue Monday (Original)
Alien Sex Fiend – Dead And Buried
Joy Division – Transmission
Cocteau Twins – Sugar Hiccup
Siouxsie and the Banshees – Happy House
Tubeway Army – My Shadow In Vain
Creatures – Dancing On Glass
The Birthday Party – Release The Bats
The Clash – I Fought The Law
AC/DC – Black In Black
Aerosmith – Crazy
Black Sabbath – Paranoid
The Rolling Stones – Paint It Black
The Kinks – You Really Got Me

Die Kur, MaxDmyz & Little Death Machine

A now-annual occurence at The Intrepid Fox. Three DJs (myself, Vade Retro and DJ 69) filled in the gaps. I got in a couple of sets on this occasion.


Nine Inch Nails – Help Me I Am In Hell
Ventenner – 1
Chris Connelly – Stowaway
The Young Gods – Skinflowers
Orgy – Stitches
Rico – Attack Me
Stabbing Westward – Lies
Interlock – Skinless


I:Scintilla – Havestar
Ministry – NWO
Front Line Assembly – Liquid Separation
Deja Vu II – World Alert (… special request!)

History Of Guns + The Infinite Three + Amon Zero

Set 3 in my triple-header – The first History of Guns gig for 5 years, the first activity from Amon Zero in a while, but my first ever in East London. Tonight’s set included a interesting collection of genres (reflective of the band line up), with more than a few salutes to the Wasp Factory and Line Out rosters, plus a couple of East London legends in the post-gig assortment.

Freudstein – Live This Lie
Kat5can – Bonesaw
AmGod – On The Hunt (Short Mix)
Run Level Zero – Black Cinder
Goteki – Ninjagrrl
Aphex Twin – Girl/Boy Song
Axiome – Traque

<Amon Zero>

Chrome – Firebomb
Pere Ubu – Street Waves
Killing Joke – Follow The Leaders
Public Image Ltd – Public Image
1919 – Cry Wolf
Magazine – Shot By Both Sides
Joy Division – Transmission

<The Infinite Three>

Broken Links – Within Isolation
Earth Loop Recall – Optimism Creeping In
The Chaos Engine – Employee Of The Year
Deathboy – Cheap Shot
Pitchshifter – Genius
NIN – You Know What You Are?

<History Of Guns>

The Clash – I Fought The Law
Ian Dury – Spasticus Autisticus (Live)
Dead Kennedys – California Uber Alles
Big Black – The Model
Anthrax – Got The Time
Slayer – Angel Of Death
Iron Maiden – Run To The Hills
AC/DC – Highway To Hell
Argent – God Gave Rock and Roll To You

Global Noise Attack + Machine Rox + Paresis + MixE1

Part one of my triple-header saw me go back to the upper reaches of Elektrowerkz to fill the musical gaps between the four bands on the billing tonight.

Kloq – Push It
Battery – Aftermath
Psy’Aviah – Into The Game


Je$us Loves Amerika – FYA
Psychopomps – Superpsycho
Weena Morloch – Kaputt!
Dawn Of Ashes – A Breathing Holocaust
KMFDM – A Drug Against War


Glis – No Pulse
Inertia – Angel (In The Psychiatrists Chair)
Deja Vu II – World Alert

<Machine Rox>

History Of Guns – Empty Eyes
Pigface – Divebomber
Killing Joke – Pandemonium (Cybersank Edit)
Nine Inch Nails – Heresy
Ministry – Stigmata
Skinny Puppy – Tin Omen

<Global Noise Attack>

Renaissance IV

Renaissance IV – A total of 23 different bands, projects and solo artists played the event, as well as 6 DJs. Credit must go not only to all artists involved, but especially Ays from Die Kur for bringing such an ambitious project to fruition.

Anyway, my own DJ stint “filled the gaps” between the final three bands. A pretty diverse selection, but here’s how it all pieced together

Leaves Eyes – Norwegian Lovesong
Ostara – Bavaria
Blood Axis – The Hangman and the Papist
Death In June – The Calling Mk2

<Jordan Reyne>

Sunshine Blind – Regodless
Gitane DeMone – Stars Of Trash (Guitar Version)
Psychophile – Vice Girl

<Cold In Berlin>

AC/DC – Highway To Hell
Judas Priest – Breaking The Law
Metallica – Enter Sandman
Pantera – Mouth For War

<Die Kur>

ABBA – Thank You For The Music

Elixir Bar Set

A birthday party set held at the Elixir Bar, and my first of two sets to be played on the night of 2 Feb 2013.  The second was across town at Neo-Noir.

The Long Set

Mediæval Bæbes – Salva Nos
The Moon Lay Hidden Beneath A Cloud – Amara Tanta Tyri IV
Sol Invictus – Looking For Europe
Fire + Ice – The Wind That Shakes The Barley
The Soil Bleeds Black – A Song For Thy Lady, Fair and Chaste
Ataraxia – Elevazione
Duivelspack – Unser Liebe Fraue
Cultus Ferox – Götterdämmerung
Cornix Maledictum – Devil Dance
Dunkelschön – Herr Mannelig
Feuerschwanz – Ich Will Tanzen
Schandmaul – Der Letzte Tanz
Ingrimm – Vogelfrei
Subway To Sally – Sieben
In Extremo – This Corrosion (yes, a Sisters cover!)
Saltatio Mortis – God Gave Rock’n’Roll (yes, an Argent cover!)
Tanzwut – Toccata (yes, a J S Bach cover!)
Delain – Frozen
Epica – Never Enough
Visions Of Atlantis – Lost
Within Temptation – Mother Earth
After Forever – Emphasis
Nightwish – Wish I Had An Angel

The Short Set

Dream Theater – Another Day
Iron Maiden – Can I Play With Madness
Gary Moore – Over The Hills and Far Away
Pat Benatar – Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Slade – Cum On Feel The Noise
David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust

Die Kur, MaxDmyz & Drilling Spree

My first DJing act of 2013 was at a free gig upstairs at the Intrepid Fox. Joining me tonight DJ-wise was Vade Retro and DJ 69. In the end, there was time for me to play 3 short slots – one before Drilling Spree and a couple of quartets after the show.

Drilling Spree Support

Black Sabbath – Evil Woman
Kiss – Hotter Than Hell
Aerosmith – Love In An Elevator

After-Show Set 1

Nine Inch Nails – March Of The Pigs
Danzig – 7th House
Ministry – Just One Fix
The Damage Manual – Damage Addict

After Show Set 2

Eisbrecher – Leider
Rammstein – Sehnsucht
Mortis – You Put A Hex On Me
Rob Zombie – Dragula

Let Them Eat Gak – Halloween Special

My musical selections tonight were based on both the style of the bands playing, and (later in the night) the nature of this particularly spooky occasion, hence the bizarre nature of the setlist later in the night.

Wendy Carlos – Title Music From A Clockwork Orange
John Carpenter – Halloween Theme
Alice Cooper – Welcome To My Nightmare
Sweet – Hellraiser
David Bowie – Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)
Iggy Pop – I Wanna Be Your Dog

<Urchin Child>

Curve – Chinese Burn
Queen Adreena – Pretty Like Drugs
L7 – Shitlist
Hole – Celebrity Skin
Heart – Barracuda

<Cat Bear Tree>

Blue Oyster Cult – (Don’t Fear) The Reaper
Marilyn Manson – I Put A Spell On You
White Zombie – Thunder Kiss ’65
Gothminister – Thriller


AlterRed – Emily
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Red Right Hand
Bobby ‘Boris’ Pickett & The Crypt Kickers – Monster Mash
Sheb Wooley – The Purple People Eater
Jumpin’ Gene Simmons – Haunted House
Dresden Dolls – Coin-Operated Boy
Katzenjammer – A Bar In Amsterdam

<Girl From The Castle>

Ray Parker Jr. – Ghostbusters

….and since that ‘go home’ song didn’t work, I ended up resorting to:

Mötley Crüe – Shout at the Devil

Cybersonik 2012

Set from the Cybersonik festival at Elektrowerkz, with a little bit of unscheduled power noise afterwards to fill in until the industek floor DJs began – therefore becoming my first go at DJing the Slimelight club proper!

Cryo – Does It Hurt
Neuroactive – Inside Your Head
Cesium 137 – Echoes


Caustic – Pull The Pin
Synapscape – Who Painted My Cat Black
Winterkâlte – El Niño

<Digital Deformation>

Sero.Overdose – Missing
Colony 5 – Big Brothel
High Level Static – Shine (Four Simple Words)
Tenek – Submission


Pzychobitch – Breakdown
Zombie Girl – Blood, Brains and Rock’n’Roll
Sara Noxx – Colder And Colder

<Machine Rox>

Cease2Xist – Tonight
Cenobita – Estrellas
Painbastard – Kein Vergeben
Hocico – Poltergeist
Punto Omega – Punto Omega
X-RX – Hit The Drums
Noisuf-X – Toccata Del Terrore

<Project Rotten>

Sheep On Drugs – 15 Minutes Of Fame
Cubanate – Body Burn


X-KiN – Believe In You (Darkmorte Mix)
Karl Bartos – 15 Minutes Of Fame (NOT the same song as earlier…..)
Fad Gadget – Ricky’s Hand
Depeche Mode – Ice Machine
Visage – Fade To Grey

<Mechanical Cabaret>

Imminent Starvation – Tentack One
Converter – Death Time
Punch Inc – Arm Against
Sonar – Silk Shades
Terrorfakt – Arsenal
Asche – Kiss The Whip
P.A.L. – Concrete Rage (Vinal Version)
Noisex – Inarrogance