NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: October 2nd, 2020 New Music Releases

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Devildriver Shares New Single and Video for “Wishing”

Devildriver has shared a new single and new lyric video for their new song, “Wishing”! Arguably the best song on their new album, and the best vocals of Dez Fafara’s career, the upcoming new Devildriver album, Dealing With Demons I – is set for release on 9th October, 2020 via Napalm Records and will be available in several formats. Watch the clip now! Continue reading

Devildriver Shares New Single and Video for “Nest of Vipers”

Devildriver has shared a powerful new single and new lyric video for their new song, ‘Iona’! The song is from the upcoming new Devildriver album, Dealing With Demons I – which is set for release on 9th October, 2020 via Napalm Records and will be available in several formats. The song is brutal and the video is a slick bit of film noir-inspired drama. Watch the clip now! Continue reading

Slipknot’s Knotfest At Sea is Now Postponed “Indefinitely”

Previously announced and much anticipated, Slipknot’s Knotfest at Sea metal cruise has now been totally canceled, after being initially only delayed until August 2021. The band made an announcement to social media that the cruise would now be canceled due to logistical issues. All currently booked guests will receive a full refund. While there are no immediate plans for Knotfest at Sea to take place as of now, the band hopes to revisit the idea” in the future”. To follow their future plans, they encourage fans to stay connected via their mailing list below. The debut edition Knotfest at Sea cruise was to set sail August 10-14 from Barcelona, Spain to Naples, Italy and included over 40 different shows & intimate onboard experiences across 5 stages. All shows & food are included. Flexible payment options are available. They finally announced their debut lineup and it’s a banger! Along with two headline sets by Slipknot, multiple performances were expected from Anthrax, Behemoth, DevilDriver, Sevendust, Skindred, Ho99o9, Higher Power, Sleep Token, and more to be announced! Book your cabin at the link below now!

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Devildriver Shares New Single and Lyric Video for “Iona”

Devildriver has shared a powerful new single and new lyric video for their new song, ‘Iona’! The song is from the upcoming new Devildriver album, Dealing With Demons I – which is set for release on 9th October, 2020 via Napalm Records and will be available in several formats. The song is brutal and the video is a slick bit of film noir-inspired drama. Watch the clip now! Continue reading

Devildriver Shares New Single and Lyric Video “Keep Away From Me”, New Album Due This Fall

Devildriver has shared a powerful new single and new lyric video for their new song, ‘Keep Away From Me’! The song is the lead track from the first of two new planned Devildriver albums, Dealing With Demons I – is set for release on 9th October, 2020 via Napalm Records and will be available in several formats. Watch the clip now! Continue reading

Knotfest at Sea Books Slipknot, Anthrax, Behemoth, DevilDriver, Sevendust and More

Slipknot’s debut edition Knotfest at Sea cruise is going to set sail August 10-14 from Barcelona, Spain to Naples, Italy and include over 40 different shows & intimate onboard experiences across 5 stages. All shows & food are included. Flexible payment options are available. They finally announced their debut lineup and it’s a banger! Along with two headline sets by Slipknot, multiple performances are expected from Anthrax, Behemoth, DevilDriver, Sevendust, Skindred, Ho99o9, Higher Power, Sleep Token, and more to be announced! Book your cabin at the link below now! Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Black Royal – Firebride

 

After five years honing their craft with live shows and a trail of EPs, Finnish Stoner/Sludge quartet Black Royal garnered decent praise for 2018’s debut album Lightbringer (Suicide Records). Follow-up Firebride (also Suicide Records) delivers more of the same but with a certain refinement and increased maturity to that Death-flavoured, filthy anger. Continue reading

Rock and Shock Festival Disbands

Sad news on the Festival and Convention front as the long-running Rock and Shock Festival in Worcester, Massachusetts has disbanded after 15 years. The announcement was made in a post to social media about the festival canceling all further festivals. The fest paired the best Horror convention and concert series in the USA and made use of both the famous Worcester Palladium venue and the convention center at the DCU Center up the block. Ghost Cult covered many Rock N Shock fests which featured incredible conventions, horror celebrities, amazing vendors , indie films,  headliners such as Rob Zombie, Alice Cooper, Disturbed, Danzig (including a pre-reunion Misfits headline set with Doyle), ICP, Ministry, GWAR, King Diamond, Type O Negative, Lordi, Disturbed,  Mushroomhead, Voivod, Amorphis, Twiztid, Dark Tranquility, Hatebreed, Devildriver, Motionless In White, Death Grips, Superjoint, Wednesday 13, Sabaton, Prong, Witch Mountain, Sanctuary, Soilwork, OTEP, Shadows Fall, God Forbid, Cavalera, Conspiracy, Anthrax, Overkill, Misfits, and more! Continue reading

REVIEW: The MegaCruise 2019

Like most metalheads, I’ve been to a lot of metal shows over the years. Over the hundreds of metal shows I’ve attended, never once did I think to myself “You know what would make this even better? Being trapped on a boat in the middle of the fucking ocean.” And yet, having taken some time to reflect on my experiences aboard the inaugural MegaCruise by Megadeth, I revel in the memories of experiencing choppy water while thrashing through the Pacific, convinced I’m going to die on a boat watching Dragonforce and being oddly ok with it. Continue reading