EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Tearing Up Shares Their New Single and Lyric Video for “Said Something”


Acclaimed Ontario Psych-Punk singer-songwriter Graham Caldwell, who previously shared music under the moniker Billy Moon is back with a new project, Tearing Up! Doubling down on punk abandon, but the songwriting chops of Jonathan Richmond or Frank Turner, Caldwell will release a new album as Tearing Up, Heavy, on January 27th, 2023. Caldwell has multi-disciplinary talents, as he created the art for heavy and also directs music videos. Check out the new single and lyric video for “Said Something” here at Ghost Cult!Continue reading

Anti-Flag Shares a New Single and Video for “Victory or Death (We Gave ‘Em Hell)” ft. Campino of Die Toten Hosen

Pittsburgh Political Punks Anti-Flag will release their new album Lies They Tell Our Children on January 6th, 2023 via Spinefarm Records. Pre-orders are live at the link below. With a few shows booked for late 2022, and a tour with Flogging Molly & Skinny Lister in 2023, the band is ramping up to hit their release hard. In that spirit the band has dropped a new single and video “Victory or Death (We Gave ‘Em Hell)” ft. Campino of Die Toten Hosen, which you can watch now!

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The Weekly Ritual Rock and Metal News Show 12-01-22


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Uprising Festival “Vol 6” Books Paradise Lost, Combichrist, Saor, Palm Reader, Priest, And More!

Uprising Festival Returns For Its Sixth Edition 2023 Coming April 29th In The O2 Academy, Leicester. Headline The Fest Will Be Gothic Metal Legends Paradise Lost, Along With Combichrist, Saor, Palm Reader, Priest, Saor, Palm Reader, Priest, Internal Conflict, Blood Oath, and Lowen. More bands to be announced! Tickets are on sale now (kids under 12 are free, 12-16’s £20) at the link below!

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The Final Bandcamp Friday of 2022 is Today, December 2nd

Bandcamp Friday is back this week! Today, Friday December 2nd, 2022 is the final Bandcamp Friday this year, and perhaps ever. On every Bandcamp Friday the company forgoes its usual cut of every sale and donates that back to the band. Please support underground artists ,indie labels, and merch sellers today, and every day! Bandcamp was sold to Epic Games earlier this year, but so far we have not seen any radical changes. Bandcamp fridays have accounted for $78 million extra dollars from sales and the company has paid artists $973 million dollars since its inception. Continue reading

INTERVIEW: John Cobbett of Hammers of Misfortune – “Overtaker” Album Discussion

Ghost Cult was honored to catch up with John Cobbett of Hammers of Misfortune, Ludicra, and Vhol to discuss the new Hammers album, “Overtaker!” John discussed the new album in detail, the gap between albums, moving to Montana from the Bay Area with his family, the challenges of the music industry, going DIY, and more! Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Appalling – Sacrilege


With just a quick glance of the album art to Sacrilege (Personal Records), metalheads can quickly figure out what they are in for. Richmond, Virginia’s Appalling are back with more blasphemous, blackened death metal. According to legend (or possibly the band’s press release) the music on this album is so evil, that God tried to burn the band’s tour van with the group inside.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Getsemane – Viimaa


Part experimental jazz, part progressive, part sultry but all Getsemane – the newest work of art they’ve created for Svart Records is entitled Viimaa. There is a darkness to the sound, like mushrooms and the mycelial network dark. It’s taking the Hobbits to Isengard black. It’s underground clubs in New York City and Frankfurt, the ones with the brick on the inside; smokey, dense, hot.

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ALBUM REVIEWS: Black Sabbath Reissues – Heaven and Hell and Mob Rules

Photo credit: Mark Weiss with permission

Photo credit: Mark Weiss with permission

When Ronnie James Dio joined metal legends Black Sabbath in 1980 the former Rainbow frontman’s appointment couldn’t have come at a better time. Sabbath were a sinking ship. A drowning vessel from which enigmatic frontman Ozzy Osbourne had been trying to escape for some time. However, even though it was painfully clear that new blood had to be added to halt the band’s alarming deterioration the hostility that greeted Dio from some corners was quite shocking.

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