In the 3 years prior to this release, 16 Volt
had become a major player in the industrial scene. Released in 1996 on renowned Re-constriction records at the height of the industrial machine's infiltration of the mainstream, 'LetDownCrush' found itself in a rather odd and exciting place in music history - Chemlab were huge on the east coast, KMFDM
released their hit album 'Xtort', Nine inch Nails
and Gravity Kills
were on the peak of their success, Ministry
were being filthy pigs and Skinny Puppy
entered a process of bitter hibernation.
It was the year of industrial, and 16 Volt
were by now a well oiled war machine, locked and loaded for action. This re-mastered edition comes with the bonus of a band's cover of Cypress Hill classic 'Ain't going out like that' and is an album that is as diverse as it is consistent and concise; a piece of industrial rock history that reached #1 in the Rolling Stone alternative charts. 16 Volt
had come a long way in the 3 since their debut and 'LetDownCrush' solidified 16 Volt
as the premiere coldwave force!