EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Einherjer – “Kill The Flame”

Viking metal pioneers Einherjer, are releasing their new album, Norrøne Spor, via Indie Recordings this November 9th. The band has recorded their first track in English in 15 years, ‘Kill The Flame’, and Ghost Cult is proud to bring you the exclusive stream to jam out to right now! Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE TRACK PREMIERE: Devils Teeth- “Sakuraba”

Milwaukee rockers Devils Teeth have teamed up with Ghost Cult to drop their new single today, and the action is go! Known for their eclectic musical approach, loud volumes, proto-punk rock energy, feeling catchy tunes, and a lot of fun, ‘Sakuraba’ takes its inspiration from the Japanese MMA fighter and wrestler known for taking and receiving heavy beatings in his matches. Turn this one up to 11 and listen here. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE TRACK PREMIER: Randall Holt – I Felt Safe Again And Was At Home

 

Austin Texas-based classical and experimental cellists, Randall Holt may not be a household name to some, but fans of underground music surely have heard his work. In addition to being a member of a member of Knest (with Thor Harris & Jonathan Horne) and Horne + Holt. Randall has also played in Reverend Glasseye, and collaborated with Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Yann Tiersen, Eric McFadden Trio and jazz composer Adam Rudolph. Having released his current album (digital only) in March 2016, Inside The Kingdom of Splendor and Madness on Self Sabotage Records, next week will see the release of the album on cassette and compact disc. To celebrate Ghost Cult has teamed up with this important artist to bring you his new single, ‘I Felt Safe Again And Was At Home’. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE TRACK PREMIERE: Ruff Majik Streams New Single, New Album Coming Next Month

South African sludge metallers Ruff Majik has shared their new single, ‘Come All Ye Druids’. The track comes from their new album, Seasons, coming on April 20th. This badass power trio has all the bells and whistles of bands of the fiercest stoner sludge, stoner, and psychedelic bands, but done in a new and fresh way. Jam out to ‘Come All Ye Druids’ below. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Ondt Blod Streams New Single – Start Han Opp

Rising Norwegian melodic post-hardcore Ondt Blod is just weeks away from dropping their new album Natur on the world, from the always high-quality Fysisk Format label. The band has partnered with Ghost Cult to drop their newest single, ‘Start Han Opp’, which continues their penchant for catchy, heavy, and politically charged tracks that have made them one of the up and coming bands in the world right now. Jam out to ‘Start Han Opp’ now! Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Into The Great Divide Explores The End Of The Heroes Journey

All this week Ghost Cult been sharing EXCLUSIVE content from Into The Great Divide.  Led by Zack Zalon, this is a must know project for progressive metalheads everywhere. Their current self-titled album is a concept album that tells a story, and each track is narrated like chapters. Ghost Cult brings you the backstory behind each song, in the form of additional previously-unreleased bonus tracks, fleshing out the narrative of the story. In this final segment, the tracks explore rebounding from the depths of loss to discover new perspectives.  Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Feel The Call To Adventure With Into The Great Divide

Ghost Cult has partnered with Into The Great Divide to bring you the EXCLUSIVE backstory behind each track of their self-titled new album. In the vein of the best instrumental progressive metal albums, Into The Great is a concept album with a heavy plot, and each track is narrated, like a chapter in a story. Ghost Cult brings you the EXCLUSIVE backstory behind each song, in the form of additional tracks, fleshing out the narrative. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Dig Deep Into The Story Of Into The Great Divide’s Prog Masterpiece

Into The Great Divide released a progressive metal masterwork on January 26th,, a self-titled album that is the sole-vision of emerging artist Zack Zalon. The project is a re-interpretation Joseph Campbell’s classic and influential 1949 archetype The Hero’s Journey into 10 musical chapters. Musically the DNA has a lot in common with the best instrumental progressive metal albums, complete with story narration. The album was produced by Richard Chycki (Dream Theater, Rush) and features Mike Mangini of Dream Theater on drums. Ghost Cult is partnering with the band this week to bring you the EXCLUSIVE backstory behind each song in the form of additional tracks, fleshing out the narrative. Stay tuned to our site and our social media channels for more content from Into The Great Divide. Continue reading

Into The Great Divide Premiere “Challenge Accepted” Single

The unknown beckons us to take leave of the norm and embark on journeys of all kinds.” And so begins the journey into the instrumental progressive rock novel Into The Great Divide, due out January 26th. The project, whose mastermind has not revealed himself, re-interprets Joseph Campbell’s classic and influential 1949 archetype The Hero’s Journey. Produced by Richard Chycki (Dream Theater, Rush) and featuring Mike Mangini of Dream Theater on drums, the goal of the release is “to tell the story across 10 individual chapters, each constructed independently to evoke the specific characteristics of that part of the story.

We got our first taste of the material when they released the ‘Tests & Enemies’ single a few weeks ago, and today we have the exclusive premiere of another chapter. Continue reading