Album Review: Killing Joke -MMXIIWednesday 23rd May, 2012 2:13PM
Two years ago we witnessed the resurrection of the mighty Killing Joke. Although they have been releasing an album every few years for some time now they seemed to be running on fumes and goodwill since the early 90s. After the hellacious comeback album that was Absolute Dissent – with original line-up in tow - many were left wondering if it was all too good to be true. Could these goth / post-punk / metal / industrial pioneers stay the course and continue to function as a cohesive unit or, like many other bands that have followed a similar career trajectory, would Killing Joke dissolve back into the void from whence they came? Their latest album is MMXII and while the name might lead you to believe that Killing Joke have embraced the end of all things, it actually represents new beginnings and a myriad of exciting possibilities.