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Laibach take a new direction with latest album Spectre

by Richard Stephens
Issue No. 2395

The controversial Slovenian giants of industrial metal have taken a more dancy direction in this latest album. The cement-mixing voice of Milan Fras is now accompanied by Mina Spiler.

The band have been accused of fascism, but are better described as nihilist with a critical edge.

But Spectre sees Laibach come out of the shadows with an album that’s consciously to the left, taking its title from the Communist Manifesto. It opens with a tribute to whistleblowers and ends with an upbeat nod to the Arab revolutions.

Spectre by Laibach, available on iTunes

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Tue 18 Mar 2014, 18:28 GMT
Issue No. 2395
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