PODCAST: Episode #128: Larissa Stupar of Venom Prison on “Primeval”, Activism, and New Music

Ghost Cult to catch up with Venom Prison’s vocalist/activist Larrisa Stupar to chat about their new album Primeval via Prosthetic Records (review here). We chatted all about the bands’ activism in the scene, the current state of the world in 2020: the failure of our leaders during the pandemic, fighting the patriarchy, and outing sex abusers, but also a lot of positive forces we have right now, such as music and art. Larissa discussed the pivotal role producer Tom Dring has, the art of Eliran Kantor, and the progress on a new full-length Venom Prison album out, hopefully, to be released in 2021. Support the band and purchase Primeval here, and listen to our conversation now. Continue reading

Testament Shares New Single – “Children Of The Next Level”

Thrash Metal legends Testament have shared a new single, ‘Children Of The Next Level’ from their forthcoming Titans Of Creation, which will be released on April 3 via Nuclear Blast. Jam out to the song now! The album was produced by singer Chuck Billy and guitarist Eric Peterson while Juan Urteaga of Trident Studios handled co-producing, recording and engineering. Andy Sneap was responsible for the mixing and mastering of the album. Eliran Kantor stepped up once again to create a new masterpiece of artwork for the cover of this release. The band is currently on its The Bay Strikes Back tour with Exodus and Death Angel! Watch the video now! Continue reading

Testament Shares New Single “Night of The Witch”, Reveal New Album Details

Testament will release their highly anticipated new album Titans of Creation, which will see its release April 3rd via their long-time label Nuclear Blast. The band recorded with their frequent collaborator’s producer Juan Urteaga and mixed by Andy Sneap, with artwork by the legend Eliran Kantor (Sepultura, Septicflesh). The band is streaming the sick new single ‘Night of The Witch’ right now! Continue reading

Sigh Shares New Single ft. Phil Anselmo, New Album Due This Fall

Legendary Japanese avant-garde band Sigh has announced details of their new album Heir To Despair set for release on 16th November via Candlelight Records. Better still they have also shared new track ‘Homo Homini Lupus’ which features the one and only Phil Anselmo! Jam the track out right now! Continue reading

Watch Max Cavalera Discuss The Artwork For Soulfly’s “Ritual”

As previously reported, Soulfly will release a new album, Ritual, October 19 via Nuclear Blast. Watch guitarist/vocalist Max Cavalera discuss the incredible album artwork created for Ritual by Eliran Kantor and (Testament, Iced Earth, Sodom) and additional booklet art was handled by Marcelo Vasco (Slayer, Hatebreed, Kreator), who also handled the package design. Continue reading

Soulfly Streams New Single – “Evil Empowered”

As previously reported, Soulfly’s new album Ritual will drop on October 19th from Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The album will feature guest vocals from Randy Blythe of Lamb of God and Ross Dolan of Immolation. The band has now streamed the first official single, ‘Evil Empowered’, which you can hear right now! Continue reading

Testament To Host A Listening Party For Brotherhood Of The Snake At Affliction Studios Tonight

Testament, by Hillarie Jason

Testament, by Hillarie Jason

In conjunction with Affliction Clothing, Testament are hosting a listening party for their new album Brotherhood of The Snake, due out on October 28th , from Nuclear Blast Records. Details are below: Continue reading

Watch Testament Discuss Their New Album Artwork

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Testament are closing in on the release of their new album Brotherhood Of the Snake, due out on October 28th from Nuclear Blast . You can watch Chuck Billy and Eric Peterson discuss the artwork concept by created by Eliran Kantor (Hatebreed, Soulfly, Kataklysm) in the clip below: Continue reading