Basilysk – Emergence

Progressive music and Death Metal have always been strange but undeniable bedfellows. From the very early days of Death’s career, Chuck Schuldiner would play with a technical precision akin to the most progressive bands around and this overt musicianship has continued through the genres’ long and storied histories, from Dream Theater to Tool to Black Peaks, and from Cannibal Corpse to Venom Prison. Musical dexterity is the cornerstone of the two genres, so when they collide you get something mind-bendingly complex. Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #109: Getting Grim with The Necrosexual


Forging a unique personality is a crucial way to get people to pay attention to you, whether you are an artist, a journalist or both! The new Dumb and Dumbest Podcast is streaming and it’s all about  Getting Grim with the Necrosexual. Necrosexual is busy in is evil lair (his mom’s basement) writing reviews interviewing artists and putting the finishing touches on his new album due this spring, The Gory Hole Overture in F#. Dumb and Dumbest is a music industry podcast hosted by music executive Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR).   Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE STREAM: Basilysk – “Clouds”

Death metallers Basilysk are releasing their crushing new album Emergence, next week. The band has shared their instrumental super special bonus track ‘Clouds’, for your listening pleasure at Ghost Cult today. The track is a left turn from most of Emergence, but the band didn’t want to withhold the awesomeness from their fans. Jam is out now! Continue reading

GUEST POST: Necrosexual’s KVLT Classics for 2018

Master of all that is grim and ghastly, Necrosexual climbed another rung in his quest for world domination in 2018 with a new album and many shows. He shared the most gruesome albums he enjoyed this year with you, our readers/his future sacrifices. Continue reading