When done right, industrial rock can be a strange, disparate combination of forces. It can simultaneously repulse listeners with harsh blasts of anti-music and still keep them drawn by its primal rhythms. It's that combination that brought acts such as Skinny Puppy and Front Line Assembly to prominence within the black-clad community and is also the road map that Industrial duo Decoded Feedback follows. Yone Dudas and Marco Biagiotti deliver the genre's standbys, in spades: convulsive synth sequences, a palpable sense of foreboding, and of course, vocals sent through the shredder. All of which get wrapped in an accessible beat. DF's latest, Shockwave
, hits hard from the start and doesn't let up through its conclusion -- a dire-sounding cover of Swans' "Love Will Save You." Like a good horror movie, DF will hold you for the duration -- even if you should have looked away awhile back.