Ghost Cult To Sponsor Annual Charity Concert In Boston

For the third year in a row, Ghost Cult is co-sponsoring a charity concert to benefit those less fortunate, using the power of heavy metal music to raise money for those less fortunate. This years’ event features two New England-based fundraising groups joining together for the common good: The Big 4 Charity Tribute Concert Series and Metal For Nepal Boston. The two day event features top flight musicians from all the Boston area and all over the country, and a deep raffle of incredible prizes. Details below. Continue reading

Chicago Open Air – Daytona Park, Bridgeview, IL

Korn at Chicago Open Air, by Isabel Uzcategui/Originate Designs Photography

Fans gathered from around the USA and even the far reaches of the globe to attend the second annual Chicago Open Air festival. Although Rock On The Range, Louder than Life, Aftershock and others wear the crown for the greatest commercial rock and metal festivals in America, COA is poised to challenge both of those fests. Over 70,000 fans from everywhere came out to the fest in one of America’s greatest cities to see 40 bands on two stages. From what Ghost Cult saw, heard, tasted, and imbibed this weekend, this is a legit possibility. Continue reading

Boston’s Aversed To Perform At Chicago Open Air Next Weekend

Boston’s extreme melodic metal band Aversed, has been selected to perform at Chicago Open Air next weekend. As part of Berklee’s Popular Music Institute (BPMI), Aversed frontwoman and current Berklee student Haydee Irizarry, is part of the program which gives students important performance experience and prepares them for the evolving music landscape including music festivals. Continue reading

Chicago Open Air Set Times Announced For Festival Next Month

Slayer, by Lisa Schuchmann

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Watch This Amazing Cover Of Wintersun’s Land Of Snow And Sorrow

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Finland’s Wintersun inspires droves of fans and other bands with their progressive folk-metal enmeshed with heavier influences. Watch this duo slay with this acoustic cover of the modern classic ‘Land Of Snow And Sorrow’. Continue reading