Search in the magazine

What's industrial rock?
All articles
Heatwave s/f book
Tech and social media
Legal music
Podcast archive
Review submission
PR interview submission
Recommended albums
CD artworks
Music Xray
About magazine
Contact magazine
Fabryka promo events
New legal download

Dr. Melancholia
The Source (2009)
Gemini are twins and that is the reflection of balance. Yin Yang, positive negative. To have duality, you need both sides. Gemini Syndrome (2013)
Media Support

About Fabryka Magazine
Latest reviews
Flash news
Jump to
Home > All articles > SNOW BLACK > Snow Black [reviews]
Snow Black [reviews]
The Suggestion of Power |self-released, 2006|

01. Money Shot, 02. Stick It In, 03. Say What You Mean, 04. Wake Up, 05. Car Crash, 06. Excessive Misery, 07. Taste, 08. At War With Myself,
09. Silent Screams,

This is how about the cult albums of our favourite style of music are being made, where a ratio between guitars and computers is 2:1. The advantage and a dominant factor of Snow Black's music are edgy guitar riffs and an experience gained in Revolting Cocks. Phil Owen, a founder of Snow Black was also a producer of Skrew's first album called Burning In Water, Drowning In Flames.

It's totally hard to drag away of a song 'Car Crash', which has all the features to become an industrial-metal 'blockbuster', worked out the success thanks to low tuned and looped guitar riffs, shouted vocals with that old WaxTrax! vibe, and the general dynamics of the song. Besides this one I do recommend to listen to a song promoted in Fabryka podcasts 'Stick In It' and also a track 'At War With Myself' with a police car sirens sound, predatory guitar riffs characteristic for the 90's Ministry music which presumably might make every longhair listener head-banging ;)

There is also a song called 'Silent Screams' which gives me an image of a blurred dream with children playing with the merry-go-round while we can be almost sure somewhere there is a hidden danger to make them have a bad trip suddenly. After the song comes up a track which might be compared to the music of those hot industrial-metal blades like Bile or N17. 'Wake Up' it's a final song with an amazing bass line and guitars which reminds me the cold wave vibes of the 80's. Some of the songs contain rap style of singing but listen to The Skatenigs, a former Phildo's band to know where the influence comes from.

The Suggestion of Power is a very mature, professionally produced release which proudly can stand for industrial-metal style of music along with such albums like The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste by Ministry, Defy Everything by N17 or The System Doesn't Work by Project .44.

(Katarzyna 'NINa' Górnisiewicz. Must not be used for promotional or commercial purposes. See a Legal Note for the copyrights below)

Legal notices, copyright
Fabryka is hosted by
New and updated articles
[non-industrial] Below The Sun - Katharsiss
[non-industrial] VIA - Closets
[non-industrial] Stiletto Ghetto - Don't Call Me
[non-industrial] Ferni - Blame
[Fabryka] Review and interview opportunities
[non-industrial] BROBST - Life Of Gypsies
[non-industrial] The 88's - The 88's EP
[Fabryka] Testimonials
In_zekT [reviews]
[non-industrial] Dead of Day - Sick and Twisted

Current opportunities:
One song review + publishing
Album review + publishing

Promotional interview
Legal mp3 and CD Baby
Links and Encyclopedia
Artist database (open)
Ad Space
Available ads (open)
Content (open)
Keywords (open)
Follow us: SoundCloud | Twitter | Last.FM | Tumblr | Blogger | LinkedIn | Google+ Magazine | Google+ Reviews | Google+ Heatwave | YouTube

Design created by Look | Coded by eWe | Modified by NINa. Theme by modified by NINa | Social icons by Komodomedia, Icondock, PR. Lloyd and NINa.

3,868,829 unique visits

Powered by PHP-Fusion copyright © 2002 - 2014 by Nick Jones.
Released as free software without warranties under GNU Affero GPL v3.