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08 Oct 2008
SMPT010: Evolve or Die
26_smpt010.jpg My third solo release just came from the pressing plant! I'm very proud of this release and it already has pretty good DJ support. Here's the official press release:

After having only participated in other projects for the last 3 years, Mental Wreckage is finally back for a new solo-release. Symp.tom 10, called "Evolve Or Die", takes on a different direction compared to MW's previous releases... hence the title. This will also be the first Symp.tom release with a brand new cover-design.

Salvation Within Death will destroy everything in its path, with distorted sounds and a massive kick. Secret Government is a monotone and empty track, but its pounding drive can do some pretty good damage. The Exile Returns is a chaos of messed-up and retriggering loops, accompanied by a deep kick. Recommended for the jocks who don't fear the experimental side of the core. Neural Framework has a groovy techno-feel with nice rhytms and a solid kick. The Afterlife is an outtro, dedicated to the ones who were lost in October 2007.

This release is already having some serious DJ-support:
Peaky Pounder, The Outside Agency, DJ Daisy, Mindustries, Stormtrooper, Broken Rules, Petrochemical, Hamunaptra, Genosha All-Stars, Mental Wreckage & The Relic.

Available at Mid-Town Records now!
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24 Sep 2017
New Release: Lawaai Remixes

69_DD16088.jpg After a 5-year recording hiatus, my new release is out.. Grab it now! Press release: Industrial hardcore will never die - Dark. Descent. revisits its own roots with this look back at a track that appeared on a 12" in 2005 on Symp.tom – which could arguably called the Dark. Descent. predecessor. "Lawaai" (i.e. "Noise") is a more than appropriate title for this scorching classic with its distinct analogue sound modulation. Of course the original ... Read more
22 Mar 2016
Update: Upcoming material!

It's been a while since I posted some updates about my upcoming material.. so this is a perfect opportunity. As some of you know, several releases are fully or almost ready. Some have been for a long time, even. But I've been holding them out deliberately, despite earlier posts. Unfortunately, for those who didn't know yet, I've been having health-related issues for a long while, that interfere with finishing stuff up or adding some proper fin ... Read more
20 Mar 2015
Announcement regarding DJ-Bookings

67_mw.jpg Now that my Defqon.1 performance has been made public, I also have another announcement to make: As most of you know, last year I decided to take a break from DJ-ing. I needed this time off to re-evaluate certain priorities & goals in life, as I have changed a lot over the course of the years. I've been pondering things like: Who am I really? What do I really want in life? Do I do certain things because I genuine like it / because others want me ... Read more
19 Mar 2015
Defqon.1 Festival

66_defqon.jpg Hell yes! After the edition of 2010, I'm proud to announce that I'm back to play @ this year's Defqon.1 Festival! Expect to hear some of my new material. ... Read more
09 Sep 2014
Podcast @ Third Movement Radio

65_t3rdm.jpg Be sure to tune in @ Third Movement Radio tomorrow evening from 20:00-21:00 (CET) to check out my new podcast at the Dark Menace Show. This special podcast is 100% own material and will showcase my best work from 2004-2014, containing a few brand new tracks as well! [url]http://www.thirdmovement.nl/radio[/url] [url]http://facebook.com/TheDarkMenaceShow[/url] ... Read more
23 Feb 2013
Hardshock Festival 2013

64_hardshock2013.jpg I will be playing at the Industrial Stage @ Hardshock Festival (27 April, Wijthemenerplas, Zwolle), along with The Outside Agency, Deathmachine, Petrochemical, Omkara Techichi, Cemon Victa and many others. Read the (Dutch) press release @ Partyflock.nl: [url]http://partyflock.nl/news/24396[/url] ... Read more
14 Jan 2013
Into the Dark Lands

63_itdl.jpg On Saturday 9 February, the dark and raw beats reign @ Waregem, Belgium! It's time to celebrate "Into the Dark Lands", which is the very own record label party of [b]Dark Descent[/b], hosted by New Electronic Order. I will be playing a DJ-set there, other artists who will be giving you serious ear damage are: Embrionyc, Razor Edge, Sei2ure, The Relic, Raum 107, T.P.R.O.E., Carnage, Cluster and Sound Abuse. Also, the first 50 visitors will receive ... Read more
18 Dec 2012
Intersection

62_intersection.jpg I will be playing at Intersection on 26 January in Baroeg, Rotterdam (NL). Intersection is a new party concept for styles like Drum & bass and Industrial hardcore Crossbreed, and is the idea of several party-minded people from the TOA-topic (The Outside Agency fan topic) on the forum of Partyflock.nl, myself included. Headliner will be The Outside Agency (2 hour set!) followed by myself as Warchetype aka Mental Wreckage and a talented selection o ... Read more
22 Nov 2012
New track on Sarin Assault Album

61_redreign.jpg Sarin Assault's new album "Red Reign" is finished and will be hitting the stores around the end of December. It will be a pretty diverse album, varying from 139 to 258 BPM and also includes several collaboration tracks with Deathmachine (UK), Fiend (USA), Nawoto Suzuki (JP), Akira, The Relic and me. Red Reign will be released on Sarin Assault's own record label KTR Productions Ltd. and comes in two different versions; CD (11 tracks) or Digital (1 ... Read more
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