Millencolin’s SOS (Epitaph) has a lot going for it which is only natural as it’s the ninth full-length from a band with 27 years of experience under its belt. You also must factor in that it’s got the right amount of songs, running time and a clean and crisp mix. So far everything is coming up Milhouse, but I have a gripe. Continue reading →
AFI is dropping a new EP next week dubbed The Missing Man (Ex Noctem Nacimur). The band has dropped a new single today to get you amped and ready. The EP was produced by guitarist Jade Puget and is the follow up to 2017’s AFI (The Blood Album) full-length. Check it out!Continue reading →
Punk heroes AFI have surprise dropped a new single, ‘Get Dark’. The track comes from their just announced new EP, The Missing Man (Ex Noctem Nacimur), which was produced and mixed by AFI guitarist Jade Puget and is slated for a December 7th release. Jam out to and receive ‘Get Dark’ FREE when you pre-order the new EP. Continue reading →
On tour all summer, Smashing Pumpkins have been playing secret shows, hosting fan contests and more to celebrate their return. Now they have announced numerous special guests for their upcoming 30th Anniversary Performance at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ on August 2, 2018. AFI frontman Davey Havok, Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook, Killers members Dave Keuning and Mark Stoermer,Courtney Love, Mark McGrath, and Deftones frontman Chino Moreno will join the band throughout the momentous show. Announced due to overwhelming demand for a second New York area date, the special 30th anniversary performance will feature a career-spanning setlist, covers, never before seen production, and more surprises. Indie rock band Metric will provide support. Tickets for the show are on sale now and are available at www.smashingpumpkins.com, LiveNation.com, and via the Live Nation App.
As the dust begins to settle on what will undoubtedly go down in a history as a fine year for heavy and progressive music, the Ghost Cult crew present our favourite albums of 2017. While a year with only a couple of genuine life-changing, genre redefiners, nevertheless 2017 has seen an absolute plethora of very, very high quality releases. With over 400 albums reviewed this year, at an average of 7.5/10, there was a deep pool of quality releases selected and dissected throughout the year. A genuinely democratic inner sanctum here, we now present Part 1 of an official Ghost Cult Album of the Year (2017) run down that s truly representative of Ghost Cult, our writers, and our musical position as a site. Please share your thoughts and comments on the music we collectively love, as we countdown from 50 through to 26… Continue reading →
Already featuring a massive lineup of bands, Download 2017 has added 20 more names to the roster with Devin Townsend Project, Code Orange, Max & Iggor Cavalera playing their ‘Return To Roots’ show, Sick Puppies, rapper Machine Gun Kelly, Sikth, Suicide Silence, Ty Bryant And the Shakedown, Krokodil and many more announced. Continue reading →
The thing I like about AFI is that they are AFI. They have been an on again, off again staple in my cassette collection since the mid-1990’s. A lot of that is due to my many moods. You see, AFI is a very organic, internal type of band. AFI are the band you need, when you need them. So I am super happy to present to you AFI’s tenth studio album, affectionately called The Blood Album (Concord) or AFI. Continue reading →