EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: New Way Vendetta – “Love In Quarantine”

Modern post-Punk/New Wave disciples New Way Vendetta (Electric Frankenstein, Christian Death) have dropped a hypnotic video for their killer new track, the gloriously creepy “Love In Quarantine’ which we are debuting here at Ghost Cult! The track is from their new single release Love: Light (“Love In Quarantine” b/w “Light As A Feather (Stiff As A Board)”) out via Mosquito Hawk Records. This is the second virtual 7″ single from the upcoming Rites Of The Black Mask full-length coming in 2021. For fans of Gothic dance-punk, “Love in Quarantine” scratches all the familiar itches of the dusky club days of the early 1980s. The slinky track is heavy with anxiety building riffs and vocals and reveals a slick multi-faceted approach to writing. Which shows influences, but next copies them. The video, especially the old medical footage will unsettle you in places, which is a nice mix with the upbeat, but not a happy song. The track is available for purchase on Bandcamp, Spotify, and iTunes today, so watch the clip now and support this rising act Continue reading

Audio: Kings Destroy – Mr. O

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New York City stoner doom rockers Kings Destroy is streaming “Mr. O”, off their upcoming self titled full length release, out on May 5, 2015 via War Crime Recordingshere.

The band features guitarist Carl Porcaro and Chris Skowronski (Killing Time), vocalist Steve Murphy (Uppercut), drummer Rob Sefcik (formerly of The Begotten, Uppercut, Fur and Electric Frankenstein) and bassist Aaron Bumpus.

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King Destroy was produced and mixed by Sanford Parker (Twilight, Voivod, Eyehategod, Yob etc.) at Studio G in Brooklyn, New York mastered by Collin Jordan (Eyehategod, Indian, Wovenhand, Voivod etc.) at The Boiler Room in Chicago, Illinois, and boasts seven, soulful, lead-footed rock hymns.

Stream “W2” below.

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Kings Destroy Streaming “W2”

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Brooklyn stoner/doom rockers Kings Destroy is streaming “W2”, off their self titled full length out May 5, 2015 via War Crimes Recordings below.

The follow-up to last year’s critically-adored A Time Of Hunting full-length was produced and mixed by Sanford Parker (Twilight, Voivod, Eyehategod, Yob etc.) at Studio G in Brooklyn, New York, mastered by Collin Jordan (Eyehategod, Indian, Wovenhand, Voivod etc.) at The Boiler Room in Chicago, Illinois and delivers seven, lead-footed doom rock hymns. With their third album in four years, Kings Destroy leaves their hardcore-born stamp on noise rock and doom. After sharing stages with Pentagram, Winter, Saint Vitus, Church of Misery, Yob, Pallbearer, Vista Chino, Orange Goblin, Trouble, Acid King, Corrosion Of Conformity and so many others, the five-piece stand tall with their defining statement.

The band unites musicians from many of the genres’ most prolific bands. Hailing from the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn, Kings Destroy features guitarists Carl Porcaro and Chris Skowronski from legendary, 100K album selling Killing Time, vocalist Steve Murphy from Uppercut, drummer Rob Sefcik formerly of The Begotten, Uppercut, Fur and Electric Frankenstein and bassist Aaron Bumpus.

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Kings Destroy Releasing Self Titled Album May 5th

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Brooklyn stoner rock/doom unit Kings Destroy will release a self titled album on May 5, 2015 via War Crimes Recording. The album was produced and mixed by Sanford Parker at Studio G in Brooklyn, NY, mastered by Collin Jordan (Eyehategod, Indian, Wovenhand, Voivod etc.) at The Boiler Room in Chicago and delivers seven, lead-footed doom rock hymns.

Kings Destroy Track Listing:
1. Smokey Robinson
2. Mr. O
3. W2
4. Mythomania
5. Embers
6. Green Diamonds
7. Time for War

Kings Destroy is the name of an infamous graffiti gang from the Bronx circa late ’70s/early ’80s. The band members met in this vicinity and were heavily involved in the New York Hardcore scene of the late ’80s that merged hardcore music, metal, graffiti and hip hop. The band unites musicians from many of the genres’ most prolific bands. Hailing from the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn, Kings Destroy features guitarists Carl Porcaro and Chris Skowronski from legendary, 100K album selling Killing Time, vocalist Steve Murphy from Uppercut, drummer Rob Sefcik formerly of The Begotten, Uppercut, Fur and Electric Frankenstein and bassist Aaron Bumpus.

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