Say what you like about Slipknot / Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor, whose ubiquity and happiness to share his thoughts on any and every subject put before him may well have contributed to his divisive standing, his love of music and willingness to represent the full spectrum of his tastes in his output is to be admired. And, while relentless touring may have previously restrained the recorded output, making the most of the opportunity to spend more time in the studio, the past couple of years have seen a rawkier debut solo record, and this sister piece.
New Melodic Death Metal band Darkness Everywhere unites vocalist – guitarist -drummer Ben Murray (Light This City), guitarist Cameron Stucky (Crepuscle), and renowned muscian, producer, and engineer Zack Ohren (Machine Head, All Shall Perish, Pathology) on bass. The band was formed in late 2020 with the goal of writing songs heavily influenced by the classic mid-1990s Swedish Melo-Death sound. The Bay Area-based band will release their new full-length album, The Seventh Circle, will see a digital release on February 25th through Creator-Destructor – the label owned and operated by Murray. There will be a vinyl version to follow shortly after. The digital preorders are live at their Bandcamp. Listen to the first single “Reign of Chaos” right now!
Re-activated Melodic Death-Metallers Light This City embark on a run of US tour dates this week starting tonight in Texas. The band continues to support they excellent comeback release Terminal Bloom (Creator-Destructor Records). The band will also undertake their first-ever European tour this fall. Continue reading →
Bay-area Melodic Death Metallers Light This City have booked their first dates of a European Tour for later in 2019. More dates TBA soon. The band is still touring behind their stellar album Terminal Bloom, out now via Creator-DestructorRecords. Continue reading →
Finally after about ten years, Light This City returned to New York City! With the release of their new album ‘ Terminal Bloom (Creator-Destructor) earlier in the year and a highly successful west coast tour, the east gets the same treatment. I got there just in time to catch Brooklyn’s own hardcore titans, Apparition threw down with an intense set, with Behind the Bullet drummer Tony Ortiz filling in.Continue reading →
As the Ghost Cult Albums of the Year 2018 run-down approaches the business end, picking up where Part 1left off, we invite you to peruse the albums that, democratically voted for by the entire crew, make our Top 25 and didn’t just prick up our ears, but smashed their way into our hearts and minds. Read on…
Melodic death metal masters Light This City are set to kick off a new run of tour dates with Gygax tonight in Cleveland. OH. Their recent album, Terminal Bloom (Creator Destructor), is a beast. and a west coast tour.
Bay area melo-death greats Light This City made their comeback complete this year with a new album, Terminal Bloom (Creator Destructor), and a west coast tour. Now they have announced an east coast tour with their buddies in Gygax. All dates on sale below. Continue reading →
Sometimes you don’t know you miss a band until you remember they’ve been gone. For California’s Light This City, it’s been over eight years since they broke up. Then they put out a new album in Terminal Bloom(Creator- Destructor) and it sounds like they never left. Plus the production is a killer. It sounds clean and gritty at the same time. Zach Ohren has once again produced a melodic thrash and death metal masterpiece.