Industrial Dance

Industrial dance is a North American alternative term for electronic body music and electro-industrial music. Fans, who are associated with this music scene, call themselves Rivetheads.

In general, "industrial dance" was characterized by its "electronic beats, symphonic keyboard lines, pile-driver rhythms, angst-ridden or sampled vocals, and cyberpunk imagery".

Since the mid-1980s, the term "Industrial dance" has been used to describe the music of Cabaret Voltaire (early 80s), early Die Krupps, Portion Control, The Neon Judgement, Clock DVA, Nitzer Ebb, Skinny Puppy, Front Line Assembly, Front 242, Ministry (mid-80s era), KMFDM, Yeht Mae, Meat Beat Manifesto, Manufacture, Nine Inch Nails, My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, Leæther Strip or early Spahn Ranch.

In March 1989, SPIN magazine presented a two-paged article about the industrial dance movement in Canada and the US.

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