Lamb of God Shares New Music Video for “Ghost Shaped People”


Lamb of God have dropped a new video for their current single “Ghost Shaped People” – the bonus track from their 2020 self-titled album. You can pre-order a three-disc deluxe edition of last year’s critically acclaimed self-titled album featuring the full record with two bonus tracks and a live version of the album, along with a DVD performance of Lamb of God on March 26 via Epic Records.

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Lamb of God Shares New Single – “Ghost Shaped People” – Deluxe Version of Last Album Incoming


Modern Metal legends Lamb of God have dropped a new single, the bonus track from their 2020 self-titled album. “Ghost Shaped People” is streaming now and you can pre-order a three-disc deluxe edition of last year’s critically acclaimed self-titled album featuring the full record with two bonus tracks and a live version of the album, along with a DVD performance of Lamb of God on March 26 via Epic Records.

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STAFF PICKS: Mat Davies – Top 20 Albums of the Year 2020


Ghost Cult stalwart, mainstay, and truly valued senior writer Mat Davies blesses us with his top twenty albums of the year, plus some thoughts on the year that has been, and that which is still to come… Continue reading


GIFT GUIDE: Ghost Cult’s Holiday 2020 Gift Guide


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The best Christmas gifts are the most useful ones. Slapping a bow on a bottle of Jack is the easiest gift you can give a metalhead. The great thing about it? Even if they have a preference, they aren’t going to turn down free alcohol. Type any brand and the words “gift set” into Google and you’ll find something. However, premade gift sets have a tendency to be overpriced and generic. You’re better off grabbing an empty box and filling it up with a variety of airplane bottles. It’s kind of like a box of chocolates—But booze.

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Ghost Cult Albums of the Year 2020 – Part 2 (40-21)


 

Following on from Part 1 of our celebrationof the very best albums of the year, we continue to uncover those albums that made the biggest impression over the course 2020.Continue reading


Lamb of God and BrewDog to Host Virtual Beer Tasting and Q & A


This past spring, Lamb of God and craft beer brewers BrewDog released their Ghost Walkerbeer, a specially created non-alcoholic beer with help from Willie Adler and D Randall Blythe. Now Randy and BrewDog will host a virtual beer tasting and Q & A sesh. on Thursday Dec 10 and Friday Dec 11 at 7pm EST. Tickets are $75 and include access to the 25 person Zoom Happy Hour, and a 12 pack of Lamb of God Beer and merch item that’s shipped to your home to enjoy during the event. Plus 15% of each ticket will be donated to NIVA – National Independent Venue Association – an emergency relief fund fighting to preserve independent venues across the US. More details and ticket links can be found below.

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LIVESTREAM REVIEW: Lamb of God – Ashes of the Wake Live Stream


As of this writing, the music world continues to be in a state of suspended animation as the Coronavirus outbreak – particularly in North America – dashes any hopes of returning to music venues anytime soon. We’ve bungled the pandemic so poorly here in the states that our moron President and many of his colleagues have been diagnosed with the disease due to failure to follow social distancing measures. Having fans in attendance is starting to seem like a thing of the past, so more and more artists will start turning to live-streamed performances.

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Lamb Of God Play New Song on Their Livestream, “Ashes of The Wake” Full Album Performance This Week


Modern Metal legends Lamb of God absolutely tore the roof off their performance of their recent self-titled album last Friday. They blasted through their entire album, played a few classics, and one new song, “The Death of Us”, from Bill and Ted Face The Music. The event was hosted by SirusXM host Jose Mangin and featured an interview with D. Randal Blythe, and an interview and livestream performance by UK tech-metal band Bleed From Within, who were awesome. . The band will perform their second live stream in a row this coming week, when they perform all of their classic album Ashes of The Wake Friday, September 25. Whitechapel will provide the pre-LoG music this week. Continue reading


Rising Metal Legend and Power Trip Vocalist Riley Gale Dies, Fellow Rockers Mourn


Terrible news for the music world as published reports announced that Power Trip frontman Riley Gale, has passed away. He was 34(UPDATE: Riley’s age was originally said to be 35, and we have edited this story). Power Trip ascended to the new wave of American Metal, combining Crossover Thrash and Hardcore, partly on the strength of Riley’s incredible performances, brilliant politically-minded lyrics, and killer style. No cause of death has been revealed and according to a statement from the band, funeral and visitation arrangements are pending. Riley was a brilliant talent and mind, and he will be missed. Many leaders of the music world paid respect from Ice-T of Body Count, Lamb of God, Code Orange, Slipknot, Hatebreed, Jesus Piece, Anthrax, Thursday, Thrice, Machine Head, Creeping Death and more you can read below. Even Fox News, once a source of ire from Riley, had to pay respect! We interviewed him a few years back and he was awesome.The band has been one of the best in the world live in a short period of time. Riley’s family released a statement via social media which you can read below and you can read the many condolences of fellow peers. RIP Riley.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Onslaught – Generation Antichrist


 

Whenever the subject of UK thrash metal arises, Bristolian act Onslaught are always one of the first names mentioned. From their 1985 debut to their split in 1991 and eventual reformation in 2005, the band have been one of the leading lights of the genre. Often heralded as the “English Slayer”, like their now defunct US counterparts, Onslaught draw from a history of both punk and classic metal to make their point.

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