Skyharbor- Sunshine Dust

As a part of the early djent movement of bedroom projects that also birthed the likes of TesseracT, the multinational Skyharbor, despite gaining a decent critical reception, almost feel like the forgotten sons in comparison to many of their peers. Two excellent albums in Blinding White Noise and Guiding Lights (both Basick) saw a particularly innovative approach within that sphere, with increasing progressive influences throughout, yet didn’t see them quite reach the heights of the likes of the aforementioned TesseracT or Monuments. Continue reading

Bury Tomorrow – Black Flame

It has been a slow but steady build for Southampton metalcore band Bury Tomorrow. They have been around for longer than most people might actually think, releasing debut album Portraits (Basick) way back in 2009 and they have always been just behind the forefront of the scene in the UK and indeed mainland Europe, where they have a sizeable following but never quite breaking through into that next echelon. Last album Earthbound (Nuclear Blast) was somewhat of a turning point ensuring a lot more eyes are now trained on them. Continue reading

Album Reviews Round-Up Week 41: Stick To Your Guns, Fozzy, The Walking Dead Orchestra, Samael And More

In the first of a new feature, Ghost Cult rounds up recent albums that didn’t receive the full review treatment, for your vulgar delectation… Continue reading

Harbinger- Human Dust

If there is one thing that can be said for London Tech Death outfit Harbinger, it’s that they don’t wait around at all. Only in 2016 did they have their début shows, and in seemingly quick succession signed to Basick Records and released their début EP, Paroxysm; a release that showed plenty of promise, if still showing that the band needed to undertake a lot of work to stand out from the crowd. Continue reading

Metal Hammer Golden Gods Award Show And Nominees Announced

Back in December we weren’t even sure if Metal Hammer would be around this year, but thanks to Future Publishing, they are, and it’s time for them to celebrate as only they know how. Continue reading