In a story we have been following, Psycho Las Vegas has announced that bands such as Mayhen and Satyricon have dropped off the upcoming metal festival later this month. This is due to ongoing travel/work visa and pandemic related issues. To their credit, the fest has been dealing complaints and addressing on social media, and in emaisl to ticket holders. Other bands still hoping to gain entry into the USA to perform include Efforts are continuing for Emperor, Watain, Crippled Black Phoenix, Cult of Fire, and Psychlona, and we’ll keep tracking this story. Continue reading →
Psycho Las Vegas has announced their return in the summer of 2021. If you had tickets for this year, you are in luck! Most of the lineup will return next year, except Rebel Motorcycle Club, Ty Segall & The Freedom Band, and Crowbar. This still looks like one of the best festivals in the world next year, in a year overpacked with re-scheduled events and tours. See the full lineup below.Continue reading →
Psycho Swim, Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV 8/15/19
Psycho Las Vegas has shared the bad news that they have canceled the 2020 festival that was set for August due to ot the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Psycho Las Vegas 2021 has been scheduled to August 19-22, 2021. “Nearly all the bands” have agreed to return for the 2021st dates. The full announcement is expected after they confirm those last bands. Continue reading →
As we wind down our Album Of The Year coverage with staff and guest posts, we have another from our newest scribe to join the Ghost Cult team! In her first piece on the site noted music journalist and author Addison Herron-Wheeler shares her personal top albums of 2018. Continue reading →
Due to previous accusations of Nazism and pressure from groups like Antifa, the NYC stop of Taake’s upcoming headlining tour was cancelled last week. As of now, the rest of the tour is still happening, but King Dude has announced that he will no longer be a part of it. Continue reading →
Olympia, WA metallers Christian Mistress will be hitting the road across North America in support of their upcoming third full length release To Your Death, out this fall via Relapse Records, with Sabbath Assembly and a September run with High Spirits and Savage Master. The new album was recorded at Louder Studios with Tim Green (Melvins, Earthless, Sleater Kinney) in April. Watch the music video for “Pentagram and Crucifix” below.
Jun 11: Hindenburg (Covenant Fest) – Vancouver, B.C. (with Ritual Necromancy, Spell, Rites of Thy Degringolade, etc.) Jul 10: Elbo Room – San Francisco, CA (with Sabbath Assembly, Alaric & Ails) Jul 11: Starlight Lounge – Sacramento, CA (with Sabbath Assembly) Jul 12: Garberville Theater – Garberville, CA (with Sabbath Assembly) Jul 13: Wisp House – Salem, OR (with Sabbath Assembly) Jul 14: Old Nick Pub – Eugene, OR (with Sabbath Assembly) Jul 15: The Highline – Seattle, WA (with Sabbath Assembly and King Dude) Jul 16: The Shakedown – Bellingham, WA (with Sabbath Assembly) Jul 17: Obsidian – Olympia, WA (with Sabbath Assembly and Eigenlicht) Jul 18: Rotture – Portland, OR (with Sabbath Assembly) Aug 15: Linda’s – Seattle, WA (with Black Breath) Sep 02: The Triple Rock – Minneapolis MN Sep 03: Red Line Tap – Chicago IL (with High Spirits) Sep 04: The Cactus – Milwaukee WI Sep 05: TBA (with High Spirits and Savage Master) Sep 06: The Earl – Atlanta GA (with High Spirits and Savage Master) Sep 07: TBA – Richmond VA (with High Spirits and Savage Master) Sep 08: Smiling Moose – Pittsburgh PA (with High Spirits and Savage Master) Sep 09: St Vitus – Brooklyn NY (with High Spirits and Savage Master) Sep 10: Ralph’s – Worcester MA (with High Spirits and Savage Master) Sep 11: TBA Sep 12: TBA Sep 13: TBA – Toronto ON (with High Spirits and Savage Master) Sep 14: TBA – Detroit MI (with High Spirits and Savage Master) Sep 15: TBA – St. Louis MO Sep 16: TBA – Denver CO Sep 17: TBA – Boise ID Sep 18: The Know – Portland OR