Morne Streams New Single, New Album Coming Soon

Boston doom band Morne has announced their new album, To The Night Unknown, due out on September 7th via Armageddon/Morne Records. Stream the title track right now at the link below. Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE ALBUM STREAM: Vivisepulture – Omen

New England’s symphonic death metal band Vivisepulture are about to drop their new full-length album, Omen this weekend. The band has partnered with Ghost Cult to bring you the full-album stream, gratis. The band has grown their profile the last few years opening for national acts, headlining locally, and recently just completed a short east coast tour with Ice Giant. If you dig extreme bands like Fleshgod Apocalypse, Shade Empire, and at times early Children Of Bodom, this is your band! Jam out Omen below and catch the band at their record release show in Boston, at The Middle East on March 18th. Continue reading

Ehnahre – The Marrow

Let’s be honest – for all its talk of “extremes”, Metal is largely a pretty conservative genre. Few bands experiment beyond the controlled combination of rigorously defined subgenres, and even those who do truly push the boundaries are normally content to do so only once. Ehnahre – formed with the stated intention of creating the most horrible and perverse music imaginable – have been a dedicated exception to this rule from the beginning, to the extent that they frequently don’t sound like a Metal band at all. Continue reading

GOZU Signs To Metal Blade, New Album Due In 2017

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GOZU, by Hillarie Jason

Boston stoner rock gods GOZU have signed a world-wide deal to Metal Blade Records and their sub-label Black Light Media led by celebrity chef Chris Santos. They are currently writing a new album for release in 2017. Continue reading

Vanna At Chain Reaction

Vanna, by Meg Loyal Photography Photography

Vanna, by Meg Loyal Photography Photography

 

Vanna 10 -15-2015

Live At Chain Reaction  – Anaheim, CA

All Photos By Meg Loyal Photography

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Ice Nine Kills Books European Tour Dates For November

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Boston metalcore vets Ice Nine Kills have booked their very first European tour, beginning in Manchester on November 3rd. Direct support will come from Affiance and Shields. Tickets are on sales now and all tour dates are below: Continue reading

Hepatagua – Worms

Hepatagua Worms EP cover ghostcultmag

While the world of extreme music continues to flourish, many people seem to forget the local bands that are putting out amazing work right underneath our noses. Boston’s very own, Hepatagua, has recently put out their Worms EP (Self-Released) to hype up an upcoming full length release. The two piece, Aaron Gray on guitar/vocals and Nate Linehan on drums, put together a sound that sounds like four people are required to create. Five tracks just under a half hour is a perfect sample for new and old fans of the sludge/doom metal locals. Continue reading