Holy Wars Shares Their New Single and Video for “TV Dinner”


Los Angeles pop-Rock band Holy Wars dropped a new single and video today for “TV Dinner.” The track comes from their forthcoming debut full-length LP tentatively titled Eat It Up / Spit It Out. The track blasts consumer society and misogyny with Kat Leon’s maniacal vocals and Nicolas Perez’s screaming guitar riffs. One part Mad Men and two parts Riot Girl punk, “TV Dinner” gives the finger to modern conventions and the status quo. Watch the clip now!

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Pistols at Dawn – “Crown”


Rockers Pistols At Dawn have dropped another killer new single from their forthcoming EP, Nocturnal Youth, due out on May 7th, 2021! You can watch the video for the track “Crown” here at Ghost Cult, and the track is fresh with an anthemic feel and major Muse vibes! The video, directed by Michael Mueller (M3 Media), is also fun and creative. Watch the video now and pre-order the EP at the link below.

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Carnivora Shares New Video – “Hypnogenic” ft. Jon Donais and Matt Bachand of Shadows Fall


Modern metallers Carnivora’s official music video for ‘Hypnogenic’ featuring Jon Donais (Anthrax, Shadows Fall) and Matt Bachand (Shadows Fall, Act Of Defiance) made its debut today. Donais chipped in a shreddy guitar solo which Bachand chipped in some killer vocals and produced the track. Watch the video right now!

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Legendary Rapper DMX Has Died, Age 50


PHOTO CREDIT: CHRIS MINOR

Legendary Hip Hop artist DMX a.k.a. Earl Simmons, has died following a stroke caused by a drug overdose. He was just 50 years old. DMX was taken to a White Plains New York hospital following a debilitating heart attack and a stroke that left him in a vegetative state for a week. Born in Mount Vernon, and raised in Yonkers, DMX (short for Dark Man X) exploded on the scene in 1998 with his debut album It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot, followed by his best-selling album, … And Then There Was X, in 1999, which included the hit single “Party Up (Up in Here)”. His 2008 single “X Gon’ Give It to Ya” were huge hits used in movies, TV commercials, and movies. DMX raised the game for the genre with his aggressive style, yet showing a rare vulnerability and religious references, at the time not often heard from MCs. He was also an actor featured in films such as Belly, Romeo Must Die, Exit Wounds, Cradle 2 the Grave and Last Hour. In 2006, he starred in the reality television series DMX: Soul of a Man, which was primarily aired on the BET cable television network. In 2003, he published a book of his memoirs entitled, E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX. We send out sympathy out to his family, friends, and fans, at this time.

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Dino Cazares Announces New Fear Factory Album – “Aggression Continuum”


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In a new video announcement to social media, Fear Factory has announced a new album Aggression Continuum due out this year via Nuclear Blast Records. Last week,, Dino Cazares has posted a snippet of him playing a new song, now dubbed “Disruptor.” Cazares has been posting a lot on Twitter to stay in touch with his fans, and we are likely to learn the identity of the new vocalist for the band next week as well, replacing Burton C. Bell, who announced his departure from the group after thirty years last month.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Magg Dylan – “Pawns”


Virginia Beach Alt Metal band Magg Dylan has dropped a new music video for their new single our today “Pawns” via their label, respected underground tastemakers, Eclipse Records. You can watch it exclusively today at Ghost Cult! The anthemic metal track with a huge ear-worm chorus sounds fun on the surface but has a lot of pain between those melody lines. A song about getting out from under manipulative people and situations, this is your early spring banger of a track for your playlists. The track was produced by Bruce Jordan and Jonathan Dolese (Skywalker, Brave New World). Watch the clip now!

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C-Squared Podcast Episode #31 with James Shotwell of Haulix


 

C2 is a new podcast series from the minds of Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Cori Westbrook (Metal injection) focusing on helping bands with their music marketing, sales, and promotion. In episode #31 of the podcast, Curtis and Cori interview James Shotwell of Haulix and theHigh Notes Podcast.Continue reading


War Curse Shares New Video for Their Cover of Anthrax’s Classic “Only”


Modern Thrash Metal band War Curse has shared a new single and video for a cover of Anthrax’s 1990s metal classic “Only.” the trach comes from “The Big 4 of Thrash Metal” founders’ platinum-selling album The Sound of White Noise. The trach is a stand-alone single for War Curse, unrelated to their upcoming new full-length album, due out for Blacklight Media, a sub-label of Metal Blade Records later in 2021. Check out the clip here:

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