Brutal Assault 2020 Adds Cattle Decapitation, Fever333, Katatonia, Life of Agony and More!

Brutal Assault has added a plethora of new bands for 2020! Among the new bands playing the festival include Cattle Decapitation, Fever333, Katatonia, Life of Agony, Shadow of Intent, Fueled By Fire, Katatonia, Psykup, Mysticum, and Imperial Triumphant. The twenty-fifth edition of Brutal Assault Festival takes place August 5 – 8th at historic Fortress Josefov, in Czech Republic and will feature 130+ bands on five stages over four days. Watch a new trailer for the fest right now! Continue reading

Cradle of Filth, Static-X, Kvelertak, Havok, While She Sleeps and More Added to Brutal Assault 2020

Brutal Assault has added twenty more bands for their 25th anniversary in 2020. Now joining the bill (in alphabetical order) are 1914, Arcturus, Author & Punisher, Beyond Creation, Cradle Of Filth, Draconis Infernum, Frontierer, Havok, Kvelertak, Mass Infection, Me And That Man, Necrophobic, Ottone Pesante, Pensées Nocturnes, Ring Of Saturn, Sigh, Static–X, Toxic Holocaust, Vader, and While She Sleeps. Brutal Assault 25 takes place August 5-8, 2020at the legendary Fortress Josefov and boasts 140+ bands on four days over five stages. Tickets and full band list below. Continue reading

Havok – Darkest Hour – Cephalic Carnage – Harlott: Live at Camden Underworld, London

 

Thrash has long been perfected on record. Indeed, it’s hard to justify owning many Thrash records made post-Rust in Peace. Live, however, is a different beast entirely. Continue reading

Anthrax Live At The Worcester Palladium

Anthrax has been spending their winter on the road with touring pals Killswitch Engage on round two of the “Killthrax Tour”, with openers Havoc. Anthrax are frequent visitors to New England but haven’t played The Palladium for a few a while. The band has been just killing it live and are getting ready to release new live album and DVD package, Kings of Scotland (Nuclear Blast/Megaforce). You can pre-order the collection here, or pick it up on April 27th. In the meantime check out this photo set of the performance at The Palladium from Evil Robb Photography. Continue reading

Heavy Montreal 2018 To Feature Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, And More!

After skipping 2017, Heavy Montreal is officially back, and the 2018 lineup is HUGE. Continue reading

David Sanchez Of Havok Talks Thrash Metal, Thinking For Yourself And More

Havok has become of one of America’s best, most-consistent thrash metal bands. On the back of their excellent 2017 release, Conformicide (Century Media), the band has worked tirelessly to get their music in front of as many new fans as possible. Ghost Cult’s Keefy caught up with frontman David Sanchez at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest last fall to catch up on all things Havok. We also got a special appearance by Sammy from Goatwhore!  Look for the band coming to a venue near you in 2018. Videography by Omar Cordy/OJC Photography. Continue reading