Cwn Annwn – Patron Saint

According to Welsh folklore, Cŵn Annwn (probably not pronounced the way you’re currently trying to say it) were spectral hounds from the mythical otherworld of Annwn. The creatures were dubbed “hounds of hell” by Christians, although Annwn was actually less of an infernal landscape full of pitchforks and torture, and more of a heavenly afterlife of eternal youth and plenty. Oh well. Christians gonna Christian. Continue reading

Holy Grove – Holy Grove II

Formed in 2012 in Portland, Oregon, doomsters Holy Grove follow-up their 2016 debut Holy Grove (Heavy Psych Sounds) with the rather imaginatively titled Holy Grove II (Ripple Music).  Thankfully, the music contained on this weighty slab of metal is far more inventive than its moniker, as the band delivers five mighty tracks of absorbing progressive Cosmic Doom. Continue reading

Huntress Singer Jill Janus, Dead At 43

Sad news has come down as singer Jill Janus of Huntress has died of an apparent suicide. She was 43. Janus had been open about her lifelong battle with depression and mental illness, all of her life. She also had a bout of Uterine Cancer and a resultant hysterectomy in 2015 that kept the band off of the road during their tour to support their album Static (Napalm Records). Static featured Lemmy from Motorhead on a track and was well-received. The news of her death was broken in posts by her bandmates. Casey Wood, who posted the following message on Facebook: “I’m in shock and can’t stop crying. My X best friend, singer has left the world. She was the biggest sweetheart and I hope that her Legacy lives on as it should! You were supposed to be on your way back here Jill Janus. I love you I miss you, and my door is still open for you always. Rest in peace my sister.” Johnny Jetson also commented “Very sad news… Just talked to my drummer Casey Wood who informed me that our singer Jill Janus has passed away. My deepest condolences to her family and loved ones… Jill was amazing and will be missed…” Continue reading

Realm of the Damned -Tenebris Deos

If you’re a fan of metal music, there’s a big chance you’re also a fan of all things horror. Just released from 3 Wolves is the motion comic version of the Realm of the Damned comic book series, and it’s a Black Metal delight. Written by Alec Worley, who’s done a huge amount of work with UK publisher 2000 A.D., Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on Nickelodeon, and Star Wars. With artist, colorist, and letterer, Pye Parr they created a tale worthy of a metalheads’ time. Continue reading

CONTEST: Win A Realm Of The Damned DVD Merch Bundle From Ghost Cult

Here is another awesome contest you can win from Ghost Cult! We have teamed up with Realm Of The Damned to get you an amazing merch bundle from Realm of the Damned – Tenebris Deos, the awesome animated motion comic film from the graphic novel of the same name, out today on DVD and Blu-ray via 3 Wolves. Details how you can win are below: Continue reading

Watch the Trailer For Animated Metal Comic – Realm of The Damned, Out Tomorrow

Last year the recently formed Werewolf Press released the amazing Realm of the Damned – Tenebris Deos graphic novel. Now re-imagined as an animated motion comic version, packed with metal personalities adding voiceover work, it will be available tomorrow, April 7th. Watch the trailer below: Continue reading