EXCLUSIVE STREAM: Veio Shares New Single – “Centauri” – New Album Out Tomorrow


Portland proggy Rockers Veio are Releasing their new album Vitruvian – Reimagined tomorrow, April 23rd, 2021. The album builds off their excellent 2020 album Vitruvian but with several tracks with their DNA re-jiggered completely in some cases, to hear them in a totally new and fresh way. You can pre-order the album at the link below, but in the meantime check out the band’s final new single ahead of the album drop, “Centauri,” only at Ghost Cult!

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King Diamond to Release Graphic Novel Based on “Abigail” Story with Z2


 


Z2 Comics, infamous for their collaborations with music artists from Anthrax, Black Veil Brides, BABY METAL, Skillett, and more hve teamed with heavy metal legend King Diamond for the graphic novel adaptation of Abigail, one of the most beloved stories in the horrific heavy metal lore of King Diamond’s career.

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EXCLUSIVE STREAM: SD-17 – “Last Chance”


Born out of the chaos that was the lockdown year and back from a lengthy hiatus from music overall, SD-17 is the Rock and Metal project of New Mexico artist Tim Hagerman. Armed with a new single – “Last Chance,” Tim is back and with an exclamation point! He has written over forty songs to plot his return, but “Last Chance” is a veritable statement track with surging riffs and passionate vocals guaranteed to inspire!! Listen to it right now

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EXCLUSIVE STREAM: Chalk Portraits – “Memory III”


When we last brought you news of Chalk Portraits, the ambient music instrumental project from New Jersey musician Greg Kennelty, we shared the full EP stream of his debut, No Visibility. Now returning with a new release, Memory, we hear the sound evolving in a more cinematic style. Listen to “Memory III” now!

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The Bronx Shares New Video for “Side Effects” – New Releases Incoming


Acclaimed rock band The Bronx have shared their new music video for “Side Effects.” Directed by Christian Jacobs (MC Bat Commander of the Aquabats / co-creator of Yo Gabba Gabba), the video was filmed in a house owned by renowned photographer and sculptor Adam Wallacavage, whose octopus-shaped chandeliers have earned him global notoriety and have led to exhibitions in Sao Paulo, Rome, London, Miami, New York, and LA. The singlencomes from their upcoming series of 7 inch singles – Superbloom, due out in June. The band also announced a new full length album due out this summer.. Watch the clip right now!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Bewitcher – Cursed Be Thy Kingdom



Bewitcher has always stood out for having a more melodic slant than their Blackened Speed Metal peers and that distinction is at its most apparent on their third album. The band’s Venom meets Running Wild style leans much in the latter’s favor on Cursed Be Thy Kingdom (Century Media Records). The guitar rhythms are noticeably more accessible with more flamboyant leads above them and more dynamic song structures to match. Even the blatant Welcome To Hell worship on ‘Satanic Magick Attack’ has an almost Hard Rock flair to it.

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Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society to Release “None More Black” Vinyl Boxed Set


Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society has released their None More Black Vinyl boxed set via their longtime label, eOne Music! The set contains all twelve of BLS’s studio albums and a trove of other cool merch and extras. The set retails for $375.00 USD and is on sale now at the link below. To celebrate, the band has released a hilarious commercial, an unboxing video, and a new music video for “Blind Man” from the set, but also from Book of Shadows II.Continue reading


Deftones New Video Video for “Ceremony” by “The Invisible Man” Director Leigh Whannell


Deftones have launched a new cinematic noir-style video for their latest single “Ceremony” directed by Leigh Whannell, writer of Saw and director of Upgrade, and the 2020 blockbuster The Invisible Man. The band is gearing up for their headline tour of the USA. Their recent album Ohms (Reprise Records) was the Ghost Cult Album of The Year for 2020and we recently reviewed their White Pony 20th Anniversary remix album, Black Stallion as well. Continue reading


GoFundMe Launched to Help Tom Hunting in His Fight Against Cancer


A GoFundMe campaign has been launched to help Exodus drummer Tom Hunting offset the high cost of his battle against cancer, following the start of treatment for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the stomach. The campaign, titled “Help Tom Hunting with his cancer battle!,” was organized by Exodus/Slayer guitarist Gary Holt and created on Tuesday, April 20. In less than 24 hours, the campaign has amassed nearly $4,500 and is now more than $15,000 from hitting the target goal of $20,000. At press time, the campaign has 89 donors, 25 shares and 87 followers. Donate now at the link below and read a message from Gary.

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