CONCERT REVIEW: Crobot, ÆGES, and Like Machines at the Viper Room

On a relatively chilly Friday night at the Viper Room, one of the most iconic hole-in-the-wall night clubs on the Sunset strip, Los Angeles hosted a stop on Crobot’s US tour, featuring ÆGES and Like Machines, along with local openers The Jab and Tijuana Bullfight. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: ÆGES – Drømmen

Los Angeles-based act Æges is a genre-defying group of guys that are turning heads in multiple music scenes. This budding band has flourished in the last few years because they have a remarkable ability to avoid being pigeonholed. Now, this ear-catching gang is ready to independently release their fourth full-length album, Drømmen (Self-Released). The animation and spirit presented on their last release, Weightless (Another Century), which came out in 2016, is taken to a deeper level on this new record. They are showcasing their exploration of new energy by making some real, heartfelt pieces. Continue reading

Daily Lineups Revealed For 2017 Rock On The Range

The 2017 Rock On The Range festival will be taking place on May 19th, 20th & 21st at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, and they’ve just announced the daily lineups for the sold out weekend. Continue reading

Soundgarden, Def Leppard, The Offspring, Stone Sour, Seether And More Booked For Rocklahoma 2017

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Rocklahoma, now 11 years and counting has unveiled a massive lineup of rockers for its 2017 festival.Presented by Bud Light, the fest runs Memorial Day Weekend – May 26, 27 & 28, 2017 at “Catch the Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, just outside Tulsa. Soundgarden, Def Leppard, The Offspring, Stone Sour, Seether, Three Days Grace, The Cult, Skillet, Ratt (featuring Stephen Pearcy, Warren DeMartini, Juan Croucier and Carlos Cavazo), Jackyl, The Pretty Reckless, Pierce The Veil, Taking Back Sunday, Suicidal Tendencies, and more have been announced.  Continue reading

GUEST POST: Doc Coyle’s Top 10 Albums Of 2016

Ghost Cult once again brings you another of our guest “End Of Year” list, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the world. Today we have our pal Doc Coyle’s Top Ten Albums Of 2016 list. The metal personality, blogger and ex-God Forbid guitarist has had a banner year; touring with drummer and YouTube sensation Meytal Cohen, dropping an EP with his new rock band Vagus Nerve, and starting a killer podcast The Ex Man. Hailz!  Continue reading

Aftershock 2016: Live At Discovery Park, Sacramento, CA

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Disturbed, by Meg Loyal Photography

Sacramento, California once again hosted the top west coast rock and metal festival in America this year as Monster Energy Aftershock took over NorCal for an entire weekend. The lineup was killer, the fest goers were chill, and the non-music events and activities were fun for all. Danny Wimmer Presents and the team at AEG Live who also put on fests such as Rock On The Range, Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, Monster Energy Fort Rock, Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, Louder Than Life and more do a fantastic job from start to finish, as with every fest they manage. Continue reading

With Our Arms To The Sun To Play Hollywood Tonight, Work On New Album Continues

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Arizona prog metal rising stars With Our Arms To The Sun will play the world famous Whiskey A Go-Go, opening for Socionic, with Hell On Wheels, Se7ven 4, Little Tokyo, Red Devil Vortex, Koji, and The Nick Broduer tonight. Continue reading

Aftershock Festival Set Times Announced, Single Day Tickets Still Available

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The Monster Energy Aftershock Festival has announced it daily lineups and set times for this years event. Tool (in a rare U.S. festival appearance) and Avenged Sevenfold are the headliners along with Primus, Meshuggah, Korn, Disturbed.The fest takes place at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA on October 22nd & 23rd. The lineup is below: Continue reading

Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Primus, Meshuggah, Korn, Disturbed Booked For Aftershock Festival

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The première music festival on the west coast, Monster Energy Aftershock is booked for a fifth edition this October 22nd and 23rd at Sacramento, California’s Discovery Park. Continue reading

Everything New Again: Kemble Walters Of Aeges Talks Weightless

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Aeges. Photo credit, Another Century Records

 

Aeges has gone from buzz band to road dogs and back again over their career. From touring the nation and playing big festivals, to building a following in their hometown of Los Angeles, they have been a group many would label “the next big thing”. Continue reading