Cell Zero - After Everything
Industrial Rock Cell Zero is an industrial rock and noise outfit we discovered a little bit back in 2017 when he released his single 'Skin'. The one man band has been honing his skills like a Samurai in seclusion for quite some time now releasing a remix every now and then for the likes of Angelspit, The Gothsicles, Aesthetic Perfection, and Harcore Pong. Nearly a decade of work has finally come to fruition in his debut album After Everything. While there is not much information available on the album, Cell Zero has included all the lyrics to his songs on his Bandcamp page, so it's easy to read the themes and ideas behind the album since Cell Zero is very blunt with his words. 

The lyrics are inflammatory and challenging, striking against frustrations in typical industrial rock fashion. Everything from depression to facing your opponents (the song is called 'Enemies' - you don't really need to read between the lines for that one) to signs of addiction, be it drugs or another human being, are all prevalent on the album. While all this is not relatively new in exploration, the words are written well. It's easy to see that Cell Zero did not just throw these songs together just for shits and giggles. 

Lyrics are nothing without a good beat behind them, and luckily for us Cell Zero provides exactly that. While his mainstay is industrial rock, Cell Zero borders the line between the electronic side and the noisier side of the genre. His true animosity is seen on crunching tracks such as 'Skin' where the mechanical elements take control of the song and the chorus is overloaded with rough walls of guitar and angst. Other standout tracks include 'Noose', 'Dragged from the Bottom', and 'You're Not Here'. 

With "After Everything" Cell Zero has proved himself to be a very capable producer and musician. His songs are well created and emulate the bigger guys in one sense but stands out on his own as well. For a debut album I am very impressed and I can only imagine that Cell Zero will get better and better the longer he goes on. The album is currently available on Bandcamp so be sure to check that out. 


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Brutal Resonance

Cell Zero - After Everything

7.5
"Good"
N/A
Electroracle
Released off label 2018
Cell Zero is an industrial rock and noise outfit we discovered a little bit back in 2017 when he released his single 'Skin'. The one man band has been honing his skills like a Samurai in seclusion for quite some time now releasing a remix every now and then for the likes of Angelspit, The Gothsicles, Aesthetic Perfection, and Harcore Pong. Nearly a decade of work has finally come to fruition in his debut album After Everything. While there is not much information available on the album, Cell Zero has included all the lyrics to his songs on his Bandcamp page, so it's easy to read the themes and ideas behind the album since Cell Zero is very blunt with his words. 

The lyrics are inflammatory and challenging, striking against frustrations in typical industrial rock fashion. Everything from depression to facing your opponents (the song is called 'Enemies' - you don't really need to read between the lines for that one) to signs of addiction, be it drugs or another human being, are all prevalent on the album. While all this is not relatively new in exploration, the words are written well. It's easy to see that Cell Zero did not just throw these songs together just for shits and giggles. 

Lyrics are nothing without a good beat behind them, and luckily for us Cell Zero provides exactly that. While his mainstay is industrial rock, Cell Zero borders the line between the electronic side and the noisier side of the genre. His true animosity is seen on crunching tracks such as 'Skin' where the mechanical elements take control of the song and the chorus is overloaded with rough walls of guitar and angst. Other standout tracks include 'Noose', 'Dragged from the Bottom', and 'You're Not Here'. 

With "After Everything" Cell Zero has proved himself to be a very capable producer and musician. His songs are well created and emulate the bigger guys in one sense but stands out on his own as well. For a debut album I am very impressed and I can only imagine that Cell Zero will get better and better the longer he goes on. The album is currently available on Bandcamp so be sure to check that out. 


Mar 02 2018

Off label

Official release released by the artist themselves without the backing of a label.

Steven Gullotta

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I've been writing for Brutal Resonance since November of 2012 and now serve as the editor-in-chief. I love the dark electronic underground and usually have too much to listen to at once but I love it. I am also an editor at Aggressive Deprivation, a digital/physical magazine since March of 2016. I support the scene as much as I can from my humble laptop.

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