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Mind Ripper

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This compilation contains unreleased remixes from the Van Richter Records catalogue titles VR1001-1007. Featured artists include TESTIFY, THE FAIR SEX, PLASTIC NOISE EXPERIENCE, SIELWOLF, and DEATH & HORROR Inc. Testify hailed as the heir to Ministry contributes two tracks off the infamous "Ballroom Killer" EP mixed by the engineers of Ministry, and one off the debut "01". The Fair Sex acclaimed godfather of Electro adds one track off "Machine Bites" and "Labyrinth" CDs respectively. Plastic Noise Experience, called by some Europe's answer to Front Line Assembly, bring you a great cover version of "Small Town Boy", the Bronski Beat classic from the "Neural Transmission" CD as well as a track off "-196°C" CD. Sielwolf, likened to old school Godflesh, contribute their brand of noise off of the "Metastasen" CD. Finally comes our hidden track from our latest signing, Death & Horror Inc. This genre leader from Toronto, Canada will hit the U.S. market later this year with their first domestic release entitled "Bitter Alloys/Pressures Collide". These rare unreleased remixes are not only a collector's must but also a great representation of the Aggro - Electro Industrial Genre.

Mind Ripper II

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Mind Ripper II is the second in a compilation series which contains songs from the Van Richter Records catalogue titles VR1010-1022. Featured artists include TESTIFY, THE FAIR SEX, PLASTIC NOISE EXPERIENCE, SIELWOLF, DEATH & HORROR Inc and GIRLS UNDER GLASS. The Fair Sex, often compared to Skinny Puppy contribute with two track off the double retrospective CD "The Dark Ages". Heavyweight Gothic and Darkwave pioneers Girls Under Glass add one track each off the "Nightmares" and "Frozen" CDs. a href="testify.html">Testify, the band that has evolved beyond the aggro influence of Ministry contribute a remix off "Crack the Mind" mixed by the seminal band "Die Warzau", and a track off their latest release "Triviality Beyond Acceptance". EBM minimalists Plastic Noise Experience add two tracks from their latest and last record "Noised" as a duo, and one unreleased track . Toronto Canada's Darkwave Industrial Death & Horror Inc add two tracks off the sought after release "Transmissions from the Chemical Land". Sielwolf, who have been compared to Rammstein and Godflesh contribute two tracks off the "Nachtstrom" and "Magnum Force" releases . This compilation is not only a must for collector's and fans of true old school industrial music but also a great introduction and representation of the Aggro, Electro, Darkwave and Experimental sub genres of Industrial music.

Hellfire

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Hellfire - VR1026 is the ultimate Halloween collection and includes exclusive and unreleased tracks by the finest Gothic, Synthpop, Industrial and Metal bands on the music scene today. Testify has been called the German Ministry for over a decade and this compilation includes a previously unreleased remix "Seed of Wrath" by Chicago Industrial legends Die Warzau. The Fair Sex also compared to Skinny Puppy for over a decade bring you the scary track "Cold Contempt" with original Hellraiser samples. EBM dance floor kings Plastic Noise Experience contributes the classic Motorhead cover version theme song from Hellraiser III. Sielwolf delivers with "The Guns Eye" for fans of "Henry - Portrait of a Serial Killer". DHI from Toronto Canada who have been featured on Much Music as well as worked with William Gibson submit their brand of darkwave crossover with "New Vision". Girls Under Glass often compared to Sisters of Mercy over the years bring you the Gothic track "New World Order" Trauma (Girls Under Glass side project) presents a dark soundscape with "The Last Rose". Finally Underwater Pilots considered the brightest new band in Future Pop and compared to VNV Nation and Covenant contribute the classic Ministry cover version of "Everyday is Halloween" which takes the seminal Halloween classic to a new level of artistic creativity. Various Artists "Hellfire" is a Hot Topic Exclusive title through the end of 2006.

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