Monday, 28 March 2016
Rome, Italy - Mastermind of Electro-Rock/Cyberpunk band Dope Stars Inc, Victor Love, has announced the release of his first solo album titled Technomancy on Metropolis Records.
Technomancy, due out May 6th, features collaborations with such artists as KMFDM, Deathstars, Army of the Universe, Spiritual Front, and many more. Artwork for Technomancy was done by world renowned pixel artist Valenberg.
"Bitchcraft" will be available as a digital single April 15th, and includes remixes by Deathstars, Cyanotic, Aesthetic Perfection, Chant, Army Of The Universe, Andy Selway (KMFDM), Latexxx Teens, and Obszön Geschöpf.
Click here to pre-order Technomancy
Technomancy track listing
01. Bitchcraft (feat. KMFDM) 02. Irrationality (feat. Spiritual Front) 03. Cocaine (feat. Deflore) 04. Surrenders (feat. Deathstars) 05. Machine Gun (feat. Army Of The Universe) 06. The New System (feat. Aborym) 07. I Curse You (feat. Zu) 08. Blind Or Dead (feat. The Enigma TNG) 09. Can’t You Remember (feat. Hate Inc.) 10. Black Dreams (feat.ORAX)
About Victor Love
Victor Love is the mastermind behind long running industrial-cyberpunk-rock and rollers Dope Stars Inc. Outside of his work with that project, Victor Love is a prolific artist, producer, and musician having also released music with the orchestral/anthemic/industrial crossover project Epochate and the electronic-post-industrial side project Hacking The Wave, remixed such artists as KMFDM, Deathstars, Suicide Commando, 3TEETH, Funker Vogt, Mortiis, L'ame Immortelle, ASP and Emilie Autumn, and had music on the soundtracks for 3 movies of the SAW series.
With his new eponymous solo project, Victor Love explores various aspects on his musical range and experiences, creating a sound that is a crossover of industrial and dark electro, healthy doses of cyberpunk, cryptowave, distorted beats, obscure leads, and synth guitars.
09/13 - San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge 09/14 - Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre 09/15 - Vancouver, BC @ The Rickshaw 09/16 - Pasco, WA @ La Tropicana 09/17 - Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven 09/18 - Spokane, WA @ The Palomino 09/19 - Idaho Falls, ID @ The Falls Venue 09/20 - Denver, CO @ Herman's Hideaway 09/21 - Colorado Springs, CO @ Sunshine Studios 09/22 - Omaha, NE @ Sokol Underground 09/23 - St Louis, MO @ The Ready Room 09/24 - Minneapolis, MN @ The Cabooze 09/25 - Des Moines, IA @ Val Air Ballroom 09/26 - TBA 09/27 - Waterloo, IA @ The Reverb 09/28 - Stevens Point, WI @ Live On Main 09/29 - Chippewa Falls, WI @ Every Buddy's 09/30 - Battle Creek, MI @ Music Factory 10/01 - Flint, MI @ Machine Shop 10/02 - TBA 10/03 - Toledo, OH @ Realm 10/04 - Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall 10/05 - Cleveland, OH @ The Agora 10/06 - Columbus, OH @ Park Street Tavern 10/07 - Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club 10/08 - Stroudsburg, PA @ Sherman Theater 10/09 - Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall 10/10 - Toronto, ON @ Sneaky Dees 10/11 - Ottawa, ON @ Mavericks 10/12 - TBA 10/13 - Amityville, NY @ Revolution 10/14 - TBA 10/15 - Baltimore, MD @ Fish Head Cantina 10/16 - TBA 10/17 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade 10/18 - TBA 10/19 - Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar 10/20 - Houston, TX @ Scout Bar 10/21 - Dallas, TX @ Trees 10/22 - Merriam, KS @ Aftershock 10/23 - Oklahoma City, OK @ 89th St. Collective 10/24 - TBA 10/25 - Gallup, NM @ The Juggernaut 10/26 - Phoenix, AZ @ Club Red 10/27 - San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick 10/28 - Las Vegas, NV @ Counts Vamp'd 10/29 - Anaheim, CA @ The Grove 10/30 - W. Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky
Dope's ultimate goal through their ongoing crowdfunding campaign is to take the reunion tour around the entire globe in 2016.
"The United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, and Australia are all part of the plan" says Edsel Dope. "We are all stoked with the insane amount of enthusiasm from fans asking us to bring this lineup around the world"
Dope has put together some awesome, exclusive merch packages for the campaign, and everyone who participates will be recognized by having their name featured in the liner notes..
"We are all really excited about this tour!" says Edsel Dope.."It's been a long time since Dope has done a full USA tour….The fact that we are able to do this with the Die Mother Fucker Die Reunion lineup makes it that much sweeter and more fun for all involved. We are gonna play the longest sets of the band's career…20 plus song sets every night. Several songs from each of our 6 albums, including brand new tracks from the upcoming studio album Blood Money. Which is due out later this year via E1 Entertainment…"
In addition to the live album, the band plans to film the entire tour, with the intention of creating Dope's first ever "Live DVD". The DVD will also include tons of classic backstage footage, unreleased music videos, as well as various, never before seen clips spanning the bands entire career.
"If you are a fan of the band Dope, this is one that you don't way to miss… Who knows when the 4 of us will all be able to do this together again…"
"In addition, we have selected a sick band for our direct support slot"… Due to contractional reasons, support for the Die Mother Fucker Die Reunion tour will be announced at a later date.." Edsel Dope assures fans that they will be very happy with the tour package; it's a pairing that Edsel says is " long over due "…
"These will be the only USA DOPE shows of 2016.."
The live album will ship in June and is exclusively available at: www.dopereunion.com
The album will not be available on iTunes or in retail stores.