Ghost Cult Albums of the Year 2020 – Part 1 (75-41)


It feels rather redundant to preface this year’s celebration of the music that got us through what was annus horribilis maximus unprecedentius with much of a narrative of 2020 because we were all affected. We all lived through it. Some of us in un-splendid isolation. Some of us irreversibly overhauling the way we live, work, and support our dependents. Some of us welcomed changes we had to make while mourning the root cause behind them and that each and every person on this planet we call home was affected, impacted, and touched in a negative way by the events of a global pandemic and high-profile political situations.Continue reading


Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer To Reunite with Matt Barlow Christmas Album


Iced Earth’sJon Schaffer will reunite with the band’s former singer, Matt Barlow, under the name Schaffer/Barlow Project to record Christmas classics on a new record called Winter Nights. The project has a Kickstarter that you can contribute to and has surpassed the $15k goal in a brief run with $19k funded so far in less than a day. Watch the trailer and see the tracklisting now. Barlow played his last official show with Iced Earth in 2011 Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany. He joined Demons & Wizards on stage in New York City for a cover of Iced Earth’s “I Died for You”, which is on this Winter Nights album. Continue reading


NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: February 21st New Music Releases


 

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Demons & Wizards Release Lyric Video For “Heaven Denies” Off Newly Remastered Self-Titled Album


Progressive metal supergroup Demons & Wizards have just released the lyric video for the track “Heaven Denies”, off of their remastered album Demons & Wizards (2000), created by Scott Rudd. Watch the video below. The highly acclaimed self-titled album is set to be released again, along with Touched by the Crimson King (2005) as remastered versions on June 7th via Century Media Records.Continue reading