Ghost Cult’s Albums of the Year 2022 Part 3 (20 – 1)


Press on, intrepid reader, to find out our top albums of 2022, as voted for by the cast, crew and hangers-on of the good ship Ghost Cult. Over 275 albums were nominated (including one stray and errant vote for Stryper… we’ve had words), some people lauded albums as the greatest of all time that no one else noticed, other albums picked up a steady stream of votes across the board without tickling the top of anyone’s charts, but through it all, we’ve been able to compile our team list of the best 75 albums of the year. And there are some absolute corkers, here. 75 of them, to be exact…

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Arctangent Festival 2023 Books Deafheaven, The Fall Of Troy, Cave In, Igorrr, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Elder, Russian Circles, Svalbard, Brutus, Jaga Jazzist, and More


Arctangent Festival has announced a second wave of bands for the 2023 event! Among the new names on the bill include Deafheaven (performing Sunbather, UK exclusive), The Fall Of Troy, Cave In, Igorrr, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Elder, Russian Circles, Svalbard, Brutus, Jaga Jazzist, And So I Watch You From Afar, and more. ATG dates are 16th,17th,18th,19th for August 2023 and tickets are on sale at the link below. The festival had already announced bands such as Bicurious, Conjurer, Dvne, Five the Hierophant, Hippotraktor, Scalping, and Skin Failure.

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Arctangent Festival Books Scalping, Conjurer, DVNE, Hippotraktor, Skin Failure, Bicurious, Five the Hierophant, and More for 2023


Arctangent Festival 2023 (ATG) has announced its first bands for next years event, with a selection of ‘Greatest Hits’ from 2022, for Wednesday 16th August 2023. These include Scalping (Wednesday headliner), Conjurer, DVNE and more! ATG 2023 dates are 16th/17th/18th/19th August. Tickets are avaialble at the link below. Read our review of the recent event here.

 

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PODCAST: Episode #183: The Steve and Keefy Power Hour – New Music July – August 2022


Prepare to have your mind blown! Two bald white guys give their options on music: a Brit and a Yank! Senior Editor Steve Tovey joins Chief Editor Keefy to discuss a recap of June and July releases, a forecast of the new music this month, and more! Shoutout to our amazing team of reviewers worldwide!Continue reading

Arctangent Festival Adds Scalping, Famyne, Outlander, Sergeant Thunderhoof, Cryptic Shift, and Ogives Big Band


 

Arctangent Festival is closing in on a sellout for their comeback festival later this month. The fest has now added new acts such as Scalping, Famyne, Outlander, Sergeant Thunderhoof, Cryptic Shift, Ogives Big Band, to the weekend. The fest already features headliners Opeth, Cult of Luna, and TesseracT as headliners, and has now added the updated festival map and clashfinder for fans to make use of!

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The Weekly Ritual Rock and Metal News Show 7/1/22


Check out our weekly news show! We cover the major stories of the week in heavy music, rock, and metal news, tour dates, and festivals, New Music Friday, and more!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Conjurer – Páthos


I like to listen to music while in the car and it so just happens that one of my side hustles involves me spending a lot of time in my Volvo driving about. What, did you think that writing alone pays the bills? In this economy? Today I found myself listening to Conjurer’s latest LP, Páthos (Nuclear Blast), while doing the usual of routine of picking up packages and dropping them off elsewhere. Conjurer was working nicely for me, but I recall the confused look etched on the young woman’s face who gave me my coffee at the Dunkin’ drive-through.

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Arctangent Festival 2022 Announce TWDY, Godflesh, Devil Sold His Soul, Puppy, Stake, and More


Arctangent Festival already has one of THE line ups for 2022 festivals, and today they announce the very final new band additions for the event, as well as move TesseracT up to main stage headliner status. The fest already features headliners Opeth, Cult of Luna, and more. For the FULL list of newly added bands and artists being announced for ATG Festival today:

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Conjurer Shares a New Music Video – “Thankless”


Brutal UK Sludge/Doom band Conjurer have shared a new music video from their acclaimed last full-length release – Mire. The clip captures the band performing live at festivals and clubs. Conjurer is working on new music for release next year, with an announcement expected soon. The band will next tour Europe in 2022, including a run of dates with French blackened post-metallers Celeste!Continue reading