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26 Feb 2011
Interview & Podcast @ The Harder View
47_thv.jpg I recently did an Interview and Podcast Mix for the Australian-based website / online magazine "The Harder View". My Podcast Mix features a lot of new and still unreleased tracks and already received a great deal of positive feedback throughout the internet.

The Interview can be read here:
* Interview: Mental Wreckage (The Netherlands) | The Harder View

The Podcast Mix can be found here:
* Harder View Podcast 20: Mental Wreckage (The Netherlands)
* Liveset Database
* Soundcloud

Or just go to the Discography page; it's embedded there as well.

01. The Outside Agency – Hidden Strengths
02. Syndemic – 17th Floor Nights
03. Enginoir – Sanity Is for the Weak
04. Sound Abuse – Fire Still Burning
05. Leeloo – French Bitch (Polish Bastard Remix by Moleculez)
06. Mental Wreckage & Syndemic – Out of Light
07. Cubic Nomad – World Enders
08. Dep Affect – Spine Sparkler
09. Synapse – Primal & Pure
10. Mental Wreckage – Secret Government
11. Tymon – That's Why
12. Moleculez & Mental Wreckage – Rawk & Roll
13. Moleculez & Mental Wreckage – Consumed by Corpses
14. Sei2ure – Decompression
15. Mindustries – Facerocker (The Immobilizers VIP)
16. Mental Wreckage – Unusual
17. Dual Mechanism – Sociopath
18. Razor Edge – Zeta Reticuli
19. The Relic – Industry Decay (Brutal Makeover by Mental Wreckage)
20. The Outside Agency & Tapage – Industrial Cooking Spray
21. N-Vitral – Return of the Lo-Fi Death Crew
22. Moleculez & Mental Wreckage – Crushed by Noise (Part 1)
23. Switch Technique – Exo
24. Deathmachine – Descent
25. Sarin Assault & Fiend – Devil on Earth (Lost Deadline Remix by Mental Wreckage)
26. The Ouside Agency – Our Fear

I will also put the interview on this website soon.
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][/url] [url][/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 @ [url][/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

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, 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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Interview & Podcast @ The Harder View