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Various Artists: Escape The Furnace



Disc 1:

  1. The Way Sect Bloom - Frustrate - 4:45
  2. Colossal Spin - Stone 3:34
  3. Audio Paradox - Parasitic - 4:45
  4. Cybershadow - Shattered Trust- 5:23
  5. Thymikon - Night - 3:43
  6. Sleepy Hollow - Legacy - 4:03
  7. Phase - Big Empty Space- 4:21
  8. Autovoice - The Initial - 4:15
  9. Ash Wednesday - Falling Down - 4:06
  10. Powerlab - Copper Boy - 2:20
  11. New Society - Broken - 2:50
  12. The Last Dance - Fairytale - 5:09
  13. Welt Washer - The Modern Man in Revolt - 2:44
  14. EnGrave - Vision of the Martyrs 5:37
  15. Twitch - The Insane Creatures of My Mind - 4:07

Disc 2:

  1. Cult of Jester - Retro O.G. (Pimp remix) - 4:24
  2. Blackhouse - TG-2- 5:48
  3. Incorporated - F# 9mm - 3:38
  4. Industry Eleven - Purity - 3:17
  5. Jagged Doctrine - So Inspired - 2:17
  6. Tempestuous All - Innocence - 4:31
  7. Pivot Clowj - Moonlight - 5:12
  8. Toxic Church - Martyr's Revenge - 4:56
  9. Fester - Those Who Will Burn Will Burn - 3:40
  10. Blank Face - Sin Disease (remix) - 5:03
  11. Millennia - [geowaste] - 4:47
  12. NuCre8tion - Machines (v2.1) - 4:08
  13. Signal Bleed - Lumps of Coal - 2:56
  14. Caul - The Seven Abominations of the Heart - 5:02
  15. Joshua Bourke - The Light - 1:04


Escape the Furnace is probably the largest collection of Christian Industrial artists that has been released to date. In all, there are thirty different artists, all members of the Christian faith who are have banded together not solely for the sake of the religion, but most likely because they been shunned by their fellow artists. For whatever reason, the term 'Christian Industrial' has become synonymous with oxymoron with both the press and the audience. Now while it is true that many of the artists present on Escape The Furnace are utilizing their music to help preach the word of God, not all of them deem it necessary to do so.

Standout tracks include Welt Washer's 'The Modern Man in Revolt' which consists of a rather provocative vocal track discussing the hyprocrisy of most political systems with a rather catchy bassline and percussive arrangement. Also of note is Cult of Jester's 'Retro O.G.', which is an amusing departure from the solo act's usual electro nonsense in which he employs a rather catchy Hip-Hop / Funk mood. Finally, Blackhouse contribute one of the noiser, yet still rather rhythmic tracks titled, 'TG-2.'

In conclusion, many of the artists who contributed tracks are simple people of the cloth who have felt akin to the Industrial genre and have chosen it as their means of expressing themselves. Of course you do have to wade through quite a number of rather preachy tracks to find some quality music that isn't trying to force it's faith on it's audience, but once you find those tracks, you will note that it was definitely worth the trouble.

Contact:
Blacklight Records
P.O. BOX 6552
Kokomo, In 46904-6552

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