Label: Retroactive Records - RAR 7800 • Format: CD Album, Limited Edition, Reissue, Remastered • Country: US • Genre: Electronic, Rock • Style: Techno, Industrial
Circle of Dust is an industrial rock project formed by Klaytoninitially known as Scott Albert, who is now more widely known for his Celldweller project. During its early years, Circle of Dust, along with contemporaries Mortal and Deitiphobiabrought industrial metal to the Christian alternative metal scene. Circle of Dust spawned numerous offspring projects such as Klank, fronted by former Circle of Doin The Funky Do - The Beginning Of The End - Doin The Funky Do / Fishman live-show guitarist Daren "Klank" Diolosa; Klayton's pseudonymous bands Argyle Park and Brainchild; and Chatterboxwhich featured future members of Stavesacre.
After buying back the rights to all of Circle of Dust's releases, Klayton re-launched the project in Klayton formed Circle of Dust in New York City after the disbandment of his former late '80s thrash metal outfit Immortal. Records inKlayton self-recorded and self-produced all of the Circle of Dust material. The self-titled debut album, released by R. The compilation also included Klayton's own remixes of songs from each of those three albums.
InR. As a stopgap measure, he re-recorded and remixed portions of Brainchild's Mindwarp album and re-issued it under the Circle of Dust moniker, altering the cover art to reflect the album's new status. Nothing Sacred - Circle Of Dust - Circle Of Dust live touring band, by this point, included Daren "Klank" Diolosa on guitars, Chris Donohue on bass and keyboard, and Jason Tilton on drums. When the tour concluded, Circle of Dust made plans to write and record new material.
Unfortunately, R. Even though R. As a result, Klayton opted to disband the touring lineup and put Circle of Dust on hiatus while awaiting the outcome of R. In between touring and recording for Circle of Dust, Klayton kept busy with a variety of other projects. Inhe contributed to and produced a side project with members of The Crucified called Chatterboxwhich released Despiteits sole album. That same year, Klayton teamed up with friend Buka and began work on yet another side project, Argyle Parkunder three pseudonyms: Dred, Deathwish, and Celldweller.
Argyle Park would go on to Turn On Your Receiver - Nazareth - Greatest Hits notoriety equal to that of Circle of Dust, losing the distinction of being a mere side project.
The unreleased songs Klank had written for Circle of Dust the year prior ended up on this album. After Klayton put Circle of Dust on hiatus inhe worked with illusionist Criss Angel to work on a theatrical music and magic show called Angeldust. During that same period of creativity, Klayton also recorded a posthumous Circle of Dust album as a formal gesture of farewell. Released in by Flying Tart RecordsDisengage marked the formal end of Circle of Dust and contained reworkings of earlier songs Klayton had written, some of which he had intended to release back in on a new Circle of Paha On Sanoa - DJ Polarsoul* - Pilvilinna album.
Thus the Nothing Sacred - Circle Of Dust - Circle Of Dust was markedly different, musically, from the earlier Circle of Dust and Brainchild albums. The liner notes of Disengage contains excerpts of an interview in which Klayton explained why he had disbanded Circle of Dust and started anew with Angeldust. Much like Klayton's Gibba Gibb - Halli og Laddi - Einu Sinni Voru Halli & Laddi with R.
Although Klayton intended to release Disengage in and precede its release with an EP of Disengage remixes titled RefractorchasmFlying Tart canceled the EP's release and delayed Disengage untilrequiring Klayton to tack the EP onto Disengage in order to ensure the release of the music.
Within two weeks of signing his contract with Flying Tart, the label was bought out and dissolved, ensuring the album saw extremely limited distribution. In NovemberKlayton announced that he had obtained the rights to the entire Circle of Dust catalog, including the Metamorphosis compilation and Argyle Park side project, and decided to revive his Circle of Dust moniker, stating on YouTube, "I I wanted to take what I'm doing now and reinterpret it in the way I used to produce.
There's another track coming, brand-new, with Circle of Dust involved in the production, and it will be in your hands before the end of this year. On March 4,Klayton released the remaster of the self-titled album,  which included a bonus track on the deluxe edition, "Neophyte", from the fifth studio album coming in December Circle of Dust was popular in Christian alternative metal circles during most of the s.
In writing the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian MusicMark Allan Powell refers to the Nothing Sacred - Circle Of Dust - Circle Of Dust as "the quintessential Christian industrial rock group. Continued interest had been sufficient enough that, in the early s, a small independent record company called Retroactive Records obtained the rights to the old Circle of Dust, Argyle Park, Brainchild, and Metamorphosis albums, remastered them, and re-issued them in limited runs of 1, each.
However, Retroactive Records produced the re-issues without the creative input or supervision of Klayton, who has expressed his displeasure at the fact that his old works were marketed again without his permission and without him receiving any royalties.
As early asCircle of Dust along with Argyle Park had been criticized heavily by some Christian music press and by numerous fans for not having religious enough lyrics, Nothing Sacred - Circle Of Dust - Circle Of Dust for prioritizing music over evangelism. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American industrial rock band. This article has been nominated to be checked for its neutrality. Discussion of this nomination can be found on the talk page.
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