GUEST POST: Brian Platter of The Last Reign – 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, Brian Platter of melodic Death Metal band The Last Reign shares his Top Albums List for 2020. The Last Regin just shared their new holiday-themed video for their song “Terminal Threshold” from their current album Evolution.

Ronny Gutierrez Dismissed from Kobra and The Lotus

There seems to be some trouble in the Kobra and the Lotus camp. It seems guitarist Ronny Gutierrez was fired from the band last week after a blow-up inside the band between him and frontwoman Kobra Paige. The issue stemmed from posts Ronny made about the band being nominated for the 2020 JUNO Awards (the Canadian version of The Grammys). No official announcement has been made yet by the band, but judging from Ronny’s social media posts about this (which you can see below), this relationship not getting repaired and he is moving on. This is a bummer as we are big fans of this up and coming band. KOTL are nominated for their album Evolution out now on Napalm Records and are up against artists such as Striker, Single Mothers Dine Alone, and Lindsay Schoolcraft (Cradle of Filth). Continue reading

Disturbed Shares New Video For “A Reason To Fight”, Launches “You Are Not Alone” Campaign

Disturbed is inspiring their fans to disrupt the twin hells of addition and depression with their new video for their song “A Reason To Fight”. They have also launched the “You Are Not Alone” campaign, enlisting their rabid fanbase to chime in. The video for ‘A Reason To Fight’, which was directed by Rafa Alcantara and can be seen below, and sees the two-time Grammy-nominated band working to raise awareness and reduce the stigma associated with addiction and mental health.Continue reading

Disturbed – Evolution

There have been some bold claims coming out of the Disturbed camp with regards to seventh album Evolution (Reprise Records); and for one of Rock and Metal’s biggest, most successful and most stable acts to be making noises about a release setting them up for the next phase of their career, this must mean the feeling in the camp must be that this album is “the one” – the definitive release. From the redesigning of the logo, the stripping away of the Heavy Metal demon that has fronted most of their stock, to the slick and calculated pre-release campaign, there is a weight of evidence that Disturbed have gone away and found their new selves.Continue reading

Disturbed Share Lyric Video, And Pro-Shot Release Concert, New Album Out Now

Disturbed’s new album Evolution, is out today via Reprise Records. Last night they played an intimate hometown show in Chicago where they played new songs and hits. At the 1,000-capacity Vic Theatre presented by SiriusXM, saw the band perform the live premieres of the first two singles from Evolution, ‘Are You Ready’ and ‘A Reason To Fight’, You can see pro-shot video from the show below. They have also released a new lyric video for ‘Hold On To Memories’. Continue reading

Disturbed Announces North American Tour With Three Days Grace

Disturbed’s new album Evolution arrives tomorrow, October 19th via Reprise Records. They band has announced a tour of North America with Three Days Grace from January 9th in San Diego, through March 8th new Chicago. All tickets on sale this week. iHeartMedia will present a Disturbed album-release party with at the iHeartRadio Theater in New York on October 19 at 7 p.m. EST. The band will perform music from its new album, and you can stream it online at the link below. Continue reading

Disturbed Announced Their New Album – “Evolution”, New Video And Single Out Now

Disturbed has finally revealed the details and first new music from their forthcoming new album, their seventh. Evolution will drop from Reprise Records, on October 19. The pre-order goes live at all digital retailers today with special D2C packages available on the band’s website. The official first single ‘Are You Ready’ as an instant download. Directed by Roboshobo, you can watch the video now! Continue reading

Once Human – Evolution

If you slept on Once Human’s The Life I Remember, you need to wake up. Right now. Evolution (both earMUSIC) is exactly as the name states; an evolution of extreme music blended into one glorious molten mold of metal.Continue reading