German goth-rock innovators WISBORG are back – stronger than ever!

 

Only four years after their formation, the duo presents their third album: INTO THE VOID is the final piece of WISBORG's trilogy and concludes their first creative chapter with a bang! "Nikolas and I improved significantly since our early days", front man Konstantin Michaely states, "both personally and musically. We never stuck to the boundaries of the genre, but with INTO THE VOID we fully went on our own creative path." Their open mind and an even bigger production than for their previous records turned INTO THE VOID into a gloomy masterpiece. WISBORG blow the dust off the goth-rock skeleton and flirt with both metal and pop simultaneously.

 

The first single "I Believe In Nothing" for example is a punkish uptempo track with Billy Idol flair – "Fall From Grace" on the other hand leans more towards Nine Inch Nails with crunchy guitars and a buzzing bass synth. "L'Amour Fait Mal" is even more electronic – a sexy club hit between New Order, Lady Gaga and The Sisters Of Mercy on which fetish model Dani Divine gives her singing debut. You want it harder? "Oblivion" is a nine minute track with Rammstein riffs and, yet again, a famous guest: Jørgen Munkeby from Shining added his vocals and an epic sax solo to the nihilistic banger!

 

It is astonishing how WISBORG manage to incorporate so many different elements into their music and yet maintain their personal style. INTO THE VOID is rooted in the tradition of goth but is as far from gatekeeping as Bela Lugosi is from being alive. A genuine piece of art!