Graspop Metal Meeting Books Pantera, Slipknot, Disturbed, Amon Amarth, Arch Enemy, Kreator, Meshuggah, Gojira, Parkway Drive, Testament, Voivod, and More


Pantera, Disturbed, Amon Amarth, Arch Enemy, Architects, Behemoth, Kreator, Meshuggah, Gojira, Parkway Drive, Testament, Voivod are among the 103 artists who have been added to the 26th edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 15-18, 2023 in Dessel, Belgium. Tickets are on sale tomorrow at the links below. Continue reading


EP REVIEW: END – Cult Leader – Gather and Mourn


 

It is one thing to put together a memorable album, but to do so in the form of a split with multiple bands recording tracks for the album takes quite a vision. On many occasions, labelmates will end up putting out splits, or perhaps just friends in the scene. For END and Cult Leader, this match-up feels as natural as salt and pepper. In thirteen minutes (two songs per band), Gather & Mourn (Deathwish Inc/Closed Casket Activities) puts forth so much energy and aggression, no wonder only four tracks could fit.Continue reading


The Weekly Ritual Rock and Metal News Show 7-15-22


Catch up on what you missed this week in the world of Rock and Metal news with our show!

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This Is Hardcore 2022 Announces Full Line-Up Hatebreed, Thursday, Madball, Terror and More!


This Is Hardcore has announced its full lineup for this summer, taking place July 9th at Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia, PA. Heading up the stacked bill are headline bands such as Hatebreed, Thursday, Madball, Terror, and More! Tickets are on sale now at the link below:

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Killswitch Engage, Taking Back Sunday, Andrew W.K., Underøath, and More Booked for Furnace Fest This Fall


Bringing together the best bands in Metalcore, Punk, Rock, and Metal, Furnace Fest has been announced for this fall at Sloss Furnaces September. 24-26 this year and features a plethora of huge bands such as Killswitch Engage, Taking Back Sunday, Andrew W.K., Underøath, Astronoid, Cave In, Converge, Defeater, Eighteen Visions, Emery, End, ERRA, Every Time I Die, All Get Out, Anberlin, The Appleseed Cast, The Beautiful Mistake, Beloved, Better Off, The Bled, As Friends Rust, August Burns Red, Bad Cop Bad Cop, Be Well, Boy Sets Fire, The Casket Lottery, Comeback Kid, Counterparts, Darkest Hour, Face to Face, Fit for a King, The Get Up Kids, Hatebreed, Zao and more! The full day-by-day lineups and tickets can be found below!

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GUEST POST: Nicholas of Frail Body – Top Albums of the Year 2020


 

Ghost Cult continues our “End of Year Guest Post Extravaganza” with a slew of posts from bands, industry, PR pros, and more! We’ll be sharing lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe. In this edition, Nicolas of Frail Body shares his Top Albums List for 2020. Their 2019 A Brief Memorium, can be streamed and purchased here.

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Counterparts, Fit For An Autopsy, Ex-Structures, Ex-Misery Signals Supergroup Debut Another Track


END is the new group featuring Brendan Murphy (Counterparts), Will Putney (Fit For An Autopsy), Andrew McEnaney (ex-Structures, Trade Wind), Greg Thomas (ex-Misery Signals, ex-Shai Hulud), and Jay Pepito (Reign Supreme), and their From The Unforgiving Arms Of God EP will be hitting stores on September 8th via Good Fight Music. Just in case the ‘Usurper’ and ‘Chewing Glass’ singles weren’t enough to get you to pre-order the EP immediately, they’ve released ‘Necessary Death’ today. Continue reading


Counterparts, Fit For An Autopsy, Ex-Structures, Ex-Misery Signals Supergroup Debut Another Track


END is the new group featuring Brendan Murphy (Counterparts), Will Putney (Fit For An Autopsy), Andrew McEnaney (ex-Structures, Trade Wind), Greg Thomas (ex-Misery Signals, ex-Shai Hulud), and Jay Pepito (Reign Supreme), and their From The Unforgiving Arms Of God EP will be hitting stores on September 8th via Good Fight Music. Just in case the ‘Usurper’ single wasn’t enough to get you to pre-order the EP immediately, they’ve released ‘Chewing Glass’ today! Continue reading


Counterparts, Fit For An Autopsy, Ex-Structures, Ex-Misery Signals Supergroup Debut Track


Last year Lambgoat revealed that Brendan Murphy (Counterparts), Will Putney (Fit For An Autopsy), Andrew McEnaney (ex-Structures, Trade Wind), Greg Thomas (ex-Misery Signals, ex-Shai Hulud), and Jay Pepito (Reign Supreme) were working on a new project together, and their first single has just been unleashed. Continue reading