Ghost Cult Turns 7! Celebrate with Us and Win Our “Mystery Box” Prize!

Way back in 2012, Ghost Cult started as a magazine in The Netherlands, specializing in avant-garde and extreme metal, stoner rock, and doom. We ran 19 issues as a digital magazine, which was fairly successful with wide-spread and acclaimed features on Behemoth, Neurosis, Ghost, Megadeth, Amon Amarth, Dragged Into Sunlight, Dream Theater, Korn, Bill Ward, Anathema, Ihsahn, GWAR, Anthrax, COC, Down, Intronaut, High on Fire, The Atlas Moth, and many more. We’ve improved and grown every year with your help. We’d like to think that we provide news, reviews, interviews and concert, and festival coverage with integrity, and without the drama and BS you see from most other websites out there. We will always do what we do and curate and cover all kinds of rock, metal, punk, hardcore, and indie artists. Now in our seventh year, we move boldly into the future! Thanks for being here and supporting us! As a bonus, we have a gift for one lucky fan! Enter to win below!Continue reading

Slayer Books Final Tour Dates with Primus, Ministry and Phil Anselmo and the Illegals

As previously teased Slayer has announced their final tour dates ever in America. Dubbed “The Final Campaign”, the seventh and final leg of its farewell world tour. Direct support will come from Primus, Ministry, and Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals performing “A Vulgar Display of Pantera”. Tickets on sale Friday, July 12 at the link below, with pre0sale and VIP options as well.Continue reading

Misfits Book Los Angeles Arena Show This June with Rise Against, The Distillers, Anti-Nowhere League, and Cro-Mags

With their Chicago arena show coming up soon, Misfits have announced a very special 2019 U.S. date that will take place Saturday, June 29 at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, California. Featuring the lineup of original singer/songwriter Glenn Danzig and original bassist Jerry Only the band will be joined by Rise Against, The Distillers, Anti-Nowhere League, and Cro-Mags as special guests. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, April 5 at 10 a.m. local time at the link below. Misfits played two historic comeback concerts in 2016 at Riot Fest in Denver and Chicago that drew rabid fans in droves from all over the world and shattered attendance records at the festivals. More recently, Misfits played two shows in December 2017 in Los Angeles and in Las Vegas, and in May 2018 in New Jersey.Continue reading

Watch Metallica Play “Motorbreath” Live In Milwaukee

Metallica continues to push out awesome pro-shot videos from their past and present on their YouTube channel MetOnTour. If you love the band, definitely subscribe to it. In another video from their 2018 WorldWiredTour, watch them perform Kill Em All classic cut ‘Motorbreath’! Their next concert after their holiday break is January 18, 2019 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.Continue reading

Ghost Cult Launches Spotify Playlist With The Soundtrack To Your Halloween Party

Attention music lovers, Ghost Cult is on Spotify! Check out new our series playlists which we will update weekly! We created a special list for all of your Halloween party needs including creepy favorites, Horror genre Soundtrack music, Death Metal gore-soaked classics, Thrash jams, Hardcore, Post-Punk, and the obligatory monsteriffic songs needed for hours for fun. We’ll also share our weekly #NewMusicFriday playlists to coincide with our posts every Friday morning,and special lists, such as the one we made for Ghost Cult’sSpooky Empire last weekend. Just follow our lists for any updates and new playlists!Continue reading

70000 Tons Of Metal Cruise Tickets Now On Sale To The Public

Tickets went on sale today for the biggest metal party of 2018! 70000 Tons Of Metal, “The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise”, released their tickets to the public today. The cruise takes place February 1-5, 2018 voyage and sails from Miami / Fort Lauderdale to Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands and back.Continue reading

Metallica Are Planning The Return Of Their Orion Music Festival


Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich said in an interview over the holiday weekend that the band would like to bring back their Orion Music + More Festival for their upcoming tour cycle for their new album Hardwired… To Self-Destruct (Blackened Recordings). The tentative plan being discussed is to make more of a moving festival, perhaps the same as Knotfest has become for Slipknot. More details below: Continue reading