Spirit Adrift Drops New Single “Screaming From Beyond”

Stoner Doom and Heavy Metal leaders Spirit Adrift have shared a new single and music video, “Screaming From Beyond”, the second single from their upcoming Enlightened In Eternity, due this fall via 20 Buck Spin in North America (on Century Media in the rest of the world). Preorder directly from 20 Buck Spin and on Bandcamp. Watch the clip right now Continue reading

Devin Townsend Shares Episode Ten of His Podcast – “Ziltoid The Omniscient”

Devin Townsend who launched his own podcast series during the pandemic has released its tenth episode. Check out Episode #10, featuring Devy’s take on “Ziltoid The Omniscient” Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Napalm Death – Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism

Napalm Death choosing to drop Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism (Century Media) is the definition of perfect timing. For those not keeping score at home, the current leader of the free world is an ass-clown who smears his face daily with greasy self-tanner and fancies white supremacists and McDonald’s food. Oh, and there’s a bit of a global pandemic that has paused the world and crippled economies.

It isn’t looking too good out there, folks.

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Devin Townsend Shares Episode Nine of His Podcast – “The New Black” by Strapping Young Lad

Devin Townsend who launched his own podcast series during the pandemic has released the ninth episode. Check out Episode #9, featuring Devy’s take on The New Black by Strapping Young Lad! Continue reading

Lacuna Coil’s “Black Anima: Live from the Apocalypse LiveStream” Concert Taking Place Today

Lacuna Coil is airing their exclusive “Black Anima: Live from the Apocalypse LiveStream”   on September 11th at 3PM ET via A-Live. The band is performing their new album “Black Anima” in full for the first time at Alcatraz Club, which will include songs never performed live, rare footage of backstage and BTS moments, and a spectacle that will match or even outdo “The 119 Show’ tour. The long-running Milan-based Gothic Heavy metal band released Black Anima via Century Media on October 11th, 2019. 

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Devin Townsend Shares Episode Eight of his Podcast – Synchestra, The Hummer, Devlab

Devin Townsend who launched his own podcast series during the pandemic has released the seventh episode. Check out Episode #8, featuring Devy’s take on his solo works such as  Synchestra, The Hummer, and Devlab. Continue reading

Nasty Drops New Video For “666 AM”, New Album Incoming

Belgium’s hardcore punk maniacs Nasty have signed with Century Media and will release their label-debut album Menace, 14-tracks of pure, pummeling musical violence on September 25th. The band has been crafting punishing metallic hardcore,  since 2014. Fans of bands like Hatebreed, Knocked Loose, Kublai Khan, The Acacia Strain, and Vein; this will be your new favorite band and the band has toured with Suicidal Tendencies, Terror, Madball, Strife, Evergreen Terrace, Ramallah and played festivals such as Wacken Open Air, Hellfest, Graspop Metal Meeting, With Full Force, Resurrection Fest and more. The album cover was created by artist Michael Shantz (Bring Me The Horizon, Architects, Your Demise). The band just shared their new video for “666AM”! Check it out

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PODCAST: Episode 112: Cammie Gilbert of Oceans of Slumber on their New Album and Shattering Expectations

Ghost Cult caught up with Oceans of Slumber’s frontwoman Cammie Gilbert recently to discuss their upcoming new album, Oceans of Slumber, due out September 4th via Century Media. We discussed the current state of affairs with both the coronavirus pandemic and the Black Lives Matter protests in their hometown of Houston, their new self-titled album, new sounds and styles the band felt emboldened to incorporate on the records, Cammie’s own background as a singer and her goals for the album, the influence of bands like Katatonia and Opeth, the bands phenomenal cover of Jazz legend Billie Holliday’s “Strange Fruit”, the bands’ Type O Negative cover of “Wolf Moon”, some love for Peter Steele, and much more. You can pre-order the album here! and check out our chat. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Havok – V

Judging by its title, the latest release by US thrashers Havok is either a bold, singular statement about this being their fifth full-length studio release, or, rather less plausibly, that it’s actually a concept album based on the 1980s sci-fi series about alien lizard people who wear big red jumpsuits. Sadly, it is, in fact, the rather more mundane first option, but that doesn’t stop V (Century Media) from being bigger and almost as frightening than the hairstyles on that show. Continue reading