FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 14, 2019 – Industrial rock band CHMCL STR8JCKT are pleased to announce their recent signing to iconic label Cleopatra Records.
Wrtchd Thngs will be available on CD and digital formats on August 16, 2019. The album was produced by John Bechdel (keyboardist of Ministry, ex-Fear Factory, ex-Killing Joke).
For fans of: KMFDM, Ministry & My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult
“I’ve had the new CHMCL STR8JCKT album running on repeat since I got it in my hands. Finally an industrial album I really can relate to instantly. Harsh but with melodies and great lyrics. A must have for a lover of old-school industrial with passion, balls and heart.” – Claus Larsen (about the self-titled debut)
“With their sophomore release, “Wrtchd Thngs”, Chmcl Str8jckt doubles down on their hard driving old school industrial rock. This album is raw, pulsing, and seething. From the infectious guitar on “Ode to Pekinpah”, to the pulse-pounding Baphomet, to the guttural Black Vulture, there is something for every industrial lover.” – Brian Fitzpatrick, author of Sci-fi thriller “Mechcraft”
“it’s been amazing to see the band grow into this unstoppable force and to see them create some of the best music I’ve heard in years.” – Steve Thomas-Green, DJ Ghost Wave Radio
Northern New Jersey’s Chmcl Str8jckt fuse old school metal guitars with classic Wax Trax! era industrial music to bring you sinister Industrial Rock with a vintage flavor.
Releasing their self-titled debut in 2017, they quickly got many excellent reviews and airplay on countless radio stations and internet platforms. In 2018, while writing their new material, they offered up their debut tracks for remix to other international industrial artists and put out the 18 track remix release, called “RMX”. Featuring artists like Leaether Strip and Adoration Destroyed, this also came out to rave review and much airplay. Chmcl Str8jckt has become known for a strong, engaging live show, with dark imagery and select theatrics to enhance the disturbing themes of their songs. They have been direct support for My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult and opened for acts such as Orgy, Christian Death and Skold.
Chmcl Str8jckt has recently finished recording their new CD Wrtchd Thngs with John Bechdel (keyboardist of Ministry, ex-Fear Factory, ex-Killing Joke) producing….releasing in August 2019 on Cleopatra Records.