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Genre: Industrial, Trance, Electro
Shiv-r is a new force in the field of dark electronic music and in 2010 signed simultaneously to Infacted Recordings (Germany), Metropolis Records (North America) and Deathwatch Asia (Japan/Oceania).

The key characteristics of the Shiv-r sound are haunting, neoclassical melodies, harsh percussive club sounds, clean male vocals delivered in shouts and whispers, sparse rhythm guitars and an overwhelming dark atmosphere.

The duo consists of Pete Crane (aka Virul3nt) and Lee Bulig (aka Kong), with both collaborating on the music and Pete taking up vocal duties. The 2 members have already built up an impressive discography prior to starting this project.
Lee Bulig is the solo mastermind of projects Stark, which released 2 albums and 1 EPCD on GUP, and Neon Womb, releasing 1 album on Cranial Fracture Recordings.
Pete Crane is responsible for creating all music for The Crystalline Effect, releasing 2 albums and 1 EPCD on different labels, and Plague Sequence, with 1 EP and 1 album released on digital labels.

The 2 members are originally from Australia, however Shiv-r was conceived while Pete Crane was living in London and Lee Bulig was living in Bangkok, with the members coming together for live shows and photoshoots. Pete has used this time in Europe touring regularly and performing with his own projects and as a guest in other bands at internationally renowned gothic/industrial festivals and clubs.

Lee's past releases were infamous for their unsettling darkness and were reviewed to draw directly from the depraved aspects of humanity, and his time in the pollution and uncertainty of Bangkok has fed this. Despite the geographical distance, the 2 personalities have been collaborating on music in various projects for the better part of the last 10 years, so are in tune enough to write together in sync over long distances.

In 2008, Shiv-r released their debut maxi-single "Parasite". 23 April 2010 saw the release of "Hold My Hand", the debut full-length album, in no less than 3 versions care of Infacted Recordings, Metropolis Recordings and Deathwatch Asia.

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Shiv-r remixes SAM for Japanese Limited Edition of "Brainwasher"

In other Shiv-r-related news, while completing the video for "The End", Pete and Lee kindly also made time to transform one of SAM's new tracks into a pulsating club-frendly Shiv-r remix!
Shiv-r - "The End": Promo video now online

Editing is finally complete on Australian dark electro duo Shiv-r's debut video for the song "The End", taken from the album "Hold My Hand".
February 1st, 2011
The Electro/Techno Industrial band from Netherlands releases its first album titled "Product" in both physical and digital format. The debut album is finally released and available from here.
UNDER COVER: New album released and for free
May 5th, 2010
Under Cover releases "Beats Scene Imperium", the first out of three albums available for free download from here.
May 6th, 2010
Finally its second full album entitled "Global Genocide" is released, which has a plenty of distorted, violent, heavy, dark, atmospheric and rhythmic sounds. To purchase it, click here.
SUICIDAL ROMANCE: Shattered Heart Reflections
May 7th, 2010
Estonia based Suicidal Romance return with their second studio album to date. Co-produced by Vasi Vallis (Frozen Plasma, Reaper)

Click here to buy the CD.
FREAKANGEL: The Faults of Humanity
June 10th, 2010 (PRE-ORDER)
Freakangel is a mixture of aggrotech, industrial and dark electro with a touch of rock and alternative music.
"The Faults of Humanity" is mixed/mastered by Jan L (X-Fusion, Noisuf-X).

Click here to buy the CD.