September 28th 2018 New Music Releases

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All Them Witches Release New Single,  New Album Next Month

All Them Witches

Mega-talented psychedelic rock band All Them Witches are releasing a new album next month, ATW, on September 28th via New West Records. The bands has toured with the likes of Primus and Mastodon recently and played Download Fest in the UK this past June. Crank up the first single from the album, ‘Fishbelly 86 Onions’ now! Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Ozzy Osbourne, Guns N Roses And Avenged Sevenfold Lead Download 2018

One of the biggest heavy music festivals in the world takes place starting today at Download Festival UK 2018 lifts off! With headliners like Ozzy Osbourne, Guns N Roses, and Avenged Sevenfold, one might be hard-pressed to find a better top of the bill in 2018. Ghost Cult brings you the day by day can’t miss bands in our preview below! Continue reading

System of a Down, Deftones, Alice in Chains, Incubus, Godsmack, Shinedown, 311, Slash Booked For Aftershock 2018

California biggest rock and metal event of the year, Aftershock Festival,  just announced their lineup for 2018! It features System of a Down, Deftones, Alice in Chains, Incubus, Godsmack, Shinedown, 311, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, At The Drive In, Seether, Jonathan Davis, Bullet for My Valentine, Underoath, Black Veil Brides, HELLYEAH, Asking Alexandria, Sevendust, Everlast, GWAR, Emmure, Stick To Your Guns, Dance Gavin Dance, Monster Magnet, RED SUN RISING, Bad Wolves, The FEVER 333, Dorothy, Wage War, Plague Vendor, Hyro The Hero, Amigo The Devil, All Them Witches, Slothrust, The Dose, Viza, The Jacks, and more! Ticket link and on sale date info below!

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WWE NXT Wrestling, Plus Avatar, Andrew W.K., Bad Religion, CKY, And More Added To Download 2018

Download Festival 2018 has made another major announcement, adding 21 bands and WWE NXT Live! Wrestling to the line-up. Added to the bill are Avatar, Andrew W.K., Bad Religion, CKY, Nothing More, Black Foxxes, Hell Is For Heroes and many more. WWE will bring an immersive NXT show starring Aleister Black, Adam Cole, Velveteen Dream, Ricochet, Nikki Cross, Shayna Baszler, Kairi Sane, The Undisputed Era and more. Continue reading

Volbeat, Baroness, The Bronx, Hatebreed, Greta Van Fleet, Cradle of Filth And More Added To Download 2018


Volbeat, by Trebmal Photography

Already looking stacked with a huge lineup, Download Festival 2018 added 65 more bands today, including Volbeat, Baroness, The Bronx, Hatebreed, Greta Van Fleet, Cradle of Filth, Black Stone Cherry and many more. Download takes place August 8-10 at Donington Park. Full band list and ticket links below. Continue reading

GUEST POST: Martin Wegeland Of Domkraft – 10 Heavy Hitters for a Heavy Year

Ghost Cult once again brings you “End Of Year” lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the world. Martin Wegeland of Domkraft shares his list of 10 Heavy Hitters for a Heavy Year.

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Desertfest Belgium Part II: Live At Trix, Antwerp

Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats, by Susanne A. Maathuis Photography

When it comes to after parties Desertfest is certainly no Roadburn, where shenanigans are abound after the bands finish, but the brilliant cocktail bar outside, and rum n coke’s so strong you can see right through them in the venue itself, do get the party started, even if it takes a while. And by three in the morning, as venue security tries to sweep us out the door, most want to linger for a bit more dancing.

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Watch All Them Witches In Their New Video- Bruce Lee, New Album Due In 2017

All Them Witches

All Them Witches

All Them Witches have released a new music video for their track ‘Bruce Lee’. The song is the first salvo from their upcoming new album Sleeping Through The War, due out on February 24th 2017 via New West Records. You can watch the video below: Continue reading

Desertfest Antwerp 2016 Preview

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The Desertfest franchise is a well-known concept throughout the heavy stoner scene in Europe, having started in London and spread to other major cities like Berlin, Athens, and the last two years to Antwerp in Belgium as well. This year the line-up is incredible, and even the sad loss of Graveyard as a headliner can’t stop the momentum this fest will have.  Continue reading