Watch a Pro-Shot Video of Metallica Playing “For Whom The Bell Tolls” in Brazil


Metallica has shared yet another pro-shot video of the band performing a classic song in concert from their current tour of South America! Watch them play “For Whom The Bell Tolls” on their recent tour stop in Brazil right now, and catch up on other videos they have shared from the tour! The bands’ next gig is BottleRock Napa and Boston Calling this week!

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Watch Fan-Filmed Footage of Porno For Pyros Performing For the First Time in 26 Years at Welcome to Rockville!


Photo credit: Porno for Pyros-NathanZucker 2022 with permission

Photo credit: Porno for Pyros-NathanZucker 2022 with permission

Alt-Rock legends Porno for Pyros returned to perform live for the first time in 26 years this weekend at Welcome to Rockville 2022. The band was a last-minute fill-in for Jane’s Addiction, who had to bow out due to Dave Navarro catching COVID-19. Drummer Stephen Perkins was also not able to make the gig, so his tech Mike Gryciuk performed in his place. The band performed their hits, a few Jane’s classics, and had backup singers/dancers! Watch the fan-filmed footage and check out the setlist! Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Blut Aus Nord – Disharmonium – Undreamable Abysses


Blut Aus Nord is not available for interviews” proclaims the press release accompanying Disharmonium — Undreamable Abysses (Debemur Morti), the band’s fourteenth full album since their inception in the mid-nineties. That Blut Aus Nord are conspicuous about being enigmatic says a lot about their attitude.

 

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Super7 Toys to Release a Slayer – “Show No Mercy” Ultimates Edition Figure


Super7 Toys will release an Ultimates Edition of their Slayer “Show No Mercy” figure! Pre-orders are live now at the link below and willstart shipping in summer of 2023. Each figure is custom made-to-order, limited-edition, 7” scale and immortalizes the iconic minotaur from the cover of Slayer’s 1983 debut album Show No Mercy! The heavy metal beast is brought to life with premium paint and details, interchangeable heads and hands, a soft goods cape, and its eternally recognized sword. In addition to the ReAction figures, Super7 has released a Slayer Live Undead playset as well as figures based on other music, movies, toy lines, and other pop culture icons. Other reaction figures in the line include Ozzy Osbourne, Cliff Burton of Metallica, Johnny Cash, Misfits, Alice Cooper, several versions of Papa Emeritus, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Agnostic Front, Anthrax, Motörhead, Venom, Circle Jerks, Gorilla Biscuits, King Diamond, Megadeth, Rancid, Judas Priest, Napalm Death, Paul Baloff of Exodus and many more! Order right now since these usually sell out.Continue reading


Vinnie Paul’s Estate (Pantera, Hellyeah, Damageplan) Auctions Decades of Personal Memorabilia


The Estate of the late Vinnie Paul, a legendary Metal and Rock drummer, and personality, is hosting a massive auction with almost 700 lots of items available. The historical online auction event will feature rare music memorabilia, including early day Pantera, Damageplan and Hellyeah collectibles as well as personal items from the private collection of Vinnie Paul. The bidding begins May 26th with info at the link below.

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Claustrofobia Shares their Version of Pantera’s “Strength Beyond Strength”


Brazilian Thrash Death Metallers Claustrofobia have released an incredible cover of Pantera’s “Strength Beyond Strength” – recorded entirely in their native Portuguese. No less brutal than the original, “Força Além da Força”, is a great tribute the Pantera classic from the album Far Beyond Driven (East West/ Elektra) the first metal album to debut at #1 on the Billboard charts. The cover also comes with a killer lyric video, produced, directed and edited by Caio D`Angelo. Watch it now, here at Ghost Cult!

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Anathema Gives an Update on Their New Project – Weather Stations, Daniel Cavanaugh’s Heath, and Their GoFundMe


 

TW for metal illness, suicide, and similar issues.

Anathema has been officially on hiatus for two years and it was thought to be over a musical project. The band launched a new related band Weather Stations during the pandemic, meant to be a vessel for new music and creative covers of Anathema songs with new singers. They also launched a GoFundMe to help frontman Daniel Cavanaugh who has struggled through mental heal issues and a suicide attempt. In addition to a slew of new and familiar tracks, the band relelased a cover of Pink Floyd’s classic “Shine On You Crazy Diamond.” Read the post from the bandContinue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Fracture Type – Pickaxe


On the right night, if you walk out from North Quincy Station, past the “brutalist McDonalds,” following the funk towards Wollaston Beach, you might come across a house that seems to be pulsing. On a night like that, if you fight your way through the mass of burly beards, skateboarders, and pitbulls and take a sonic blast to the face, you’ll find yourself in Ugly Robot Studios, and if you’re lucky, you’ll be treated to a front-row performance of Fracture Type. Continue reading


Rock Supergroup Projected Releases Second Single and Video, “Stain” – New Album Incoming


Rock and metal supergroup Projected today released “Stain” – the latest track from their upcoming album Hypoxia, out June 24th via Rat Pak Records. The charged-up single comes in right away with a galloping snare beat before the band quickly soars into the chorus, with John Connolly’s (Sevendust) vocals and layered guitars setting the bedrock. The powerful track juxtaposes a message of navigating a wide array of emotions with a video of a lone astronaut, trying to find his way after a brutal touchdown on a foreign planet. The upcoming album features 13 brand new songs from the group consisting of Connolly, Alter Bridge/Creed drummer Scott Phillips, Sevendust bassist Vince Hornsby and Tremonti guitarist Eric “E-ROCK” Friedman. Check out the video for “Stain” here:

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