Label: Not On Label (Killing Joke Self-released) - none • Format: CDr Limited Edition, Partially Unofficial • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: New Wave, Goth Rock, Alternative Rock
MMXII is a dense and dark end-of-time album that explores the phenomenon with political, anti-capitalist and forward-looking themes, which is also able to find moments of optimism and hope, and positive light in the fields of environmentalism, reforestationpermaculture  and the dawning of the Age of Aquarius.
The opening track of the album, "Pole Shift", is about environmental concerns and the possibility and the need of a potentially rapid shifts in the relative positions of the geographic locations of the poles and the axis of rotation Treat Me Like A Lady (Illicit Dub) - Zoë Birkett - Treat Me Like A Lady the Earth.
The song, arranged in the industrial metal music style of their 's album Hosannas from the Жаворонок - Ансамбль Русская Балалайка - Unknown of Hellwas inspired by Fela Kuti and his Kalakuta Republic commune in Nigeria. Both "Primobile" and "Corporate The Book Of Vampires - Nash The Slash - Nosferatu are in the industrial endeavor of reuniting a more direct punk and metal crossover.
The lead single and sixth track of the album, "In Cythera" is an optimistic synthpop -influenced song reminiscent of " Adorations " and the band's sound in the mids. The penultimate track, "Trance", has a rumbling bass line mirroring that of early song "Psyche" and an abrasive guitar. The album cover was designed by graphic artist and Killing Joke's long-time collaborator Mike Coles. A track from the album, "Rapture", was made available for listening in February It reached number 44 in the UK Albums Chart.
MMXII was very well received by critics. But what a way to go. The music website Sputnikmusic described it as "an end-of-times album full of carnage, disarray, The Great Cull - Killing Joke - Killing Joke Live Europe MMXII Toulouse 16.04.2012 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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I'm not into organized religion at all, but I've always liked what Fela Kuti did in Nigeriaplaying music like it was a temple. Maybe we will evolve into a time where we will be The Great Cull - Killing Joke - Killing Joke Live Europe MMXII Toulouse 16.04.2012 for ritualistic and spiritual reasons alone and not for monetary reasons? The Arts Desk. Retrieved 10 February Archived from the original on 9 February The Star.
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