Body Count to Host “Carnivore” Listening Party in New York City with Revolver and SiriusXM Liquid Metal

Hardcore, Hip-Hop and Metal legends Body Count led by Ice-T in partnership with Revolver Magazine & SiriusXM Liquid Metal will present the official Carnivore listening party at Sony Square NYC on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Space is limited, first come first serve. Fans should arrive between 7-7:30. Ice-T will be talking with SiriusXM Liquid Metal’s own Shawn The Butcher on the inspiration behind Carnivore. The Q&A will also be live-streamed on Revolver & Inked Magazine’s Facebook pages. After the Q&A, fans will be treated to an exclusive first listen of Carnivore with refreshments provided by AriZona. Fans can RSVP via the link below. Continue reading

Ice-T’s Body Count Shares New Single and Visualizer for “Carnivore”

 

Ice-T and his legendary Hardcore, Metal and Hip-Hop band Body Count just shared a new single, the title track from their new album, due out next spring via Century Media Records. The song is brutal as hell! The video is by Guilherme Henriques, using the original cover artwork by Zbigniew M. Bielak. The track like the album was produced by Will Putney, and engineered, mixed and mastered by Putney for Graphic Nature Audio and by Body Count. Watch the visualizer right now, and follow this space closely for more Body Count and “Carnivore” news. Continue reading

Ice-T Announces New Body Count Single Due on December 13th

In a post on Twitter, Hip-Hop, Hardcore and acting legend Ice-T announced that Body Count’s new single from their upcoming 2020 album will drop on December 13th. The new album dubbed Carnivore, which is the follow-up to 2017’s Bloodlust, is due soon via Century Media Records. Continue reading

Body Count Shares Unboxing Video For Deluxe “Bloodlust” Package

Body Count has shared an unboxing video for their deluxe CD and merch package for their 2017 Bloodlust album, due out this Friday, June 26th via Century Media. Pre-orders are live at the link below. The band continues to make progress on their next album, dubbed Carnivore according to a recent update from Ice-T. Continue reading

Remembering Peter Steele of Type O Negative 1962 – 2010

 

April 14th is a hard day for fans of Type of Negative, as we continue to mourn the loss of legendary frontman Peter Steele who died on this day in 2010. He was only 48 years old. He would have turned 57 this year. Join us as we recall the life and musical legacy of the titan from the 1990s.

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Type O Negative’s Bloody Kisses Turns 25 Years Old

The early 1990s of metal were a veritable free for all. In the years preceding the Nu-Metal age, there was definitely a push back if you were trying to be unique and blending genres of metal in any way. If you were anything beyond a typical thrash or hardcore band, with a few exceptions (some death metal, Faith No More) you might have been shunned. In the case of Type O Negative, they didn’t just innovate and try new things, they kicked the goddamn door in and blew us all away. They never did this more than on 1993’s Bloody Kisses (Roadrunner) albumMostly eschewing the straight up thrash hardcore of frontman Peter Steele’s previous band, Carnivore, Type O was a swampy, sexy mix of Black Sabbath doom riffs, Beatles melodies and The Cure meets Sisters of Mercy Goth rock. The sound would shift the landscape and make unlikely stars of arguably the greatest band to ever emerge from Brooklyn. Continue reading

Peter Steele Passed Away Eight Years Ago Today

As we do every day of the year here at Ghost Cult, we celebrate the life and work of Peter Steele from Type O Negative, who passed away on this date (4/14) in 2010. We remember him especially on the day of his passing, and his birth, January 4th, but really all the time. Carry Peter with you today, and if he affected you personally with his music in Type O or Carnivore, or just in some special way. Share it with others to keep his memory alive. You can see a bunch of retrospective content below.  Continue reading