Dark Tranquility Shares New Single “Phantom Days”, New Album “Moment” Incoming

Dark Tranquility has shared a new single, “Phantom Days”, the first new single from their forthcoming album Moment, which will be released on November 20 via Century Media. Pre-orders are live for the album at the link below. Listen to the single now and watch a visualizer! Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Oceans Of Slumber – Oceans Of Slumber

Oceans Of Slumber is still exercising their now-signature Progressive/Gothic Metal style but their fourth album comes with a noticeably different attitude. The music is still eclectic and dynamic though the structural shifts aren’t as abrupt as before. The themes and delivery are still driven by heavy emotions but feel more grounded than the overbearing urgency that came with 2018’s The Banished Heart. This is a decidedly more mature execution, which goes along well with the decision to release this album as a self-titled affair. Continue reading

Misery Index Signs with Century Media and Announces Livestream Concert This Week

Long-running death metal and grindcore leaders Misery Index have signed with Century Media. The band is are currently working hard on their seventh studio album, which is expected to be released in 2021 to coincide with the group’s 20th anniversary. As a special treat for all of their fans, who currently miss seeing Misery Index live, the band has teamed up with Revolver to present a brutal live set captured on March 6th, 2020 in Munich during “The Campaign for Musical Destruction” with Napalm Death, Eyehategod, Rotten Sound, and BAT. Visit the link below. Continue reading

Napalm Death Shares New Music Video – “Amoral”

Napalm Death has shared a new video for their single “Amoral” from their upcoming “Throes Of Joy In The Jaws Of Defeatism”, due out on September 18 via Century Media Records. The grindcore legends new album is the follow-up to 2015’s “Apex Predator – Easy Meat” was again recorded with longtime producer Russ Russell and features artwork by Frode Sylthe. Watch the video for “Amoral” now! Continue reading

New Years Day Shares a New Lyric Video for “I Survived”

New Years Day shared a new lyric video for their song “I Survived” from their 2019 album Unbreakable, released via Century Media Records. The band is also releasing a new boxed set from their entire career with all seven of their albums, pressed on custom-colored vinyl, Through The Years! Watch the video and pre-order the set from the link below. Continue reading

Black Crown Initiate Invite Fans To Early Access Listening Party And Q&A Hosted By WSOU

Black Crown Initiate, in partnership with WSOU, are offering 100 fans an early listen to their forthcoming album, Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape (Aug. 7th Century Media Records), on Thursday, Aug. 6 at 12 pm pacific/3 pm eastern. The listening session will be followed by a live Q&A with members of the band.  Continue reading

CLASSIC ALBUMS REVISITED: Nevermore’s This Godless Endeavor Turns 15

While Nevermore never quite broke into the mainstream, they always seemed to be just under the radar ready to make an impression. The band’s signature combination of proggy rhythms, gothic vocals, groovy chugs, extreme drums, and shredding solos seemed to have something for everyone in the Metal sphere, but their eccentric execution also meant they never found belonging in any single demographic. That all seemed like it was poised to change with their sixth album, 2005’s This Godless Endeavor (Century Media Records), which saw them gain greater exposure compared to their earlier efforts and more unanimous acclaim.

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Body Count Shares Animated Music Video for “Thee Critical Beatdown”

Body Count, featuring Hip Hop and Metal legend Ice-T has released a music video for the hard-hitting track “Thee Critical Beatdown” from their recent full-length album Carnivore, out now via Century Media Records. The animation work was done by Tommy The Animator, who previously created the music video for “The Ski Mask Way” off Body Count’s previous release Bloodlust (2017). Watch the animated music video of “Thee Critical Beatdown” right now! Continue reading

PODCAST: Episode 113- Imperial Triumphant Discusses “Alphaville”

Ghost Cult recently caught up with Zachary Ilya Ezrin of Imperial Triumphant over Zoom ti discusses their new album Alphaville, which is due out July 31st, 2020 via Century Media. Zachary discussed the surprising global acclaim of Vile Luxury, the creation of the new album, how Zach – drummer Kenny Grohowski and bassist Steven Blanco approach composing, the theme of the new album, working with guests such as Tomas Haake (Meshuggah), Phlegeton (Wormed) on guest vocals, Yoshiko Ohara (ex-Bloody Panda) as part of the choirs, RK Halvorson as part of the Barbershop quartet, Sarai Chrzanowski as part of the choirs, Andromeda Anarchia (Folterkammer, Dark Matters) as part of the choirs, J Walter Hawke on the trombone, and Colin Marston on guitars, choosing the distinctive cover songs that close the album, opinions on other costumed groups such as KISS and Ghost, and what comes next for the band. Pre-order Alphaville here and check out our chat.  Continue reading

Finntroll Shares New “Ormfolk”, New Album Incoming

Finnish Folk Metal masters Finntroll have returned with new music for the first time in seven years. The band shared their new single, “Ormfolk” from their forthcoming new album Vredesvävd, due out September 18 via Century Media Records. The title translates to “Wrath-woven,” which aptly implies what the vigorous, unapologetic, and ill-spirited record is all about. Watch the video “Ormfolk” now.

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