PODCAST EPISODE 4: Martin Lopez of Soen Talks “Lotus” and Learning From Mistakes

Martin Lopez is a progressive metal and drumming legend, with his many projects including a long stint in Opeth and his current band, Soen. Soen’s new album Lotusis out now via Silver Lining Music. The band has been prolific writers over the years and Lotus is a masterpiece, so the band is ready to share it with the world. Check out our chat with Martin now! Podcast produced by Omar Cordy for Ghost Cult.Continue reading

Soen – Lotus

Featuring, at various times past and present, former members of Opeth, Testament, Death, Willowtree, and Sadus, Swedish Progressive Metallers Soen are one of that rare breed of ‘supergroup’ that actually makes good music and isn’t just a disappointing ego trip. Soen have spent their career balancing Tool atmospherics and Opeth’s staccato shredding and clean moments to create a style all of their own that is full of light and shade and a back catalogue filled with quality. With their fourth album, Lotus (Silver Lining) the band have crafted their most enjoyable record yet. Continue reading

Death Engine Books Upcoming European Dates

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French noise/dark hardcore outfit Death Engine has a string of upcoming European tour dates, supporting their new album Mud out now via Throatruiner Records and Apocaplexy Records. Stream “Still” below.

Mud tracklist :
1. Medusa
2. Organs
3. Cure
4. Zero
5. Still
6. Entertain
7. Negative

death engine mud tour

Mar 13: Scène Michelet – Nantes (FR)(w/ Dirge & Machete)
Mar 14: Chapeau Rouge – Troyes (FR)(w/ Valve)
Mar 15: No Man’s Land – Volmerange-Les-Mines (FR) (w/ Valve)
Mar 16: Molodoï – Strasbourg (FR)
Mar 17: L’Usine – Genève (CH)
Mar 18: Klubi – Zurich (CH)
Mar 19: Kapu – Linz (AT)
Mar 20: Azyl Pivni – Liberec (CZ)
Mar 21: Piekarnia – Opole (PL)
Mar 22: Alive – Wroclaw (PL)
Mar 23: Cassiopeia w/ Easy Lover – Berlin (DE)
Mar 24: Reil78 – Halle (DE) (w/ Ckomono)
Mar 25: Black Hammer – Leipzig (DE)
Mar 26: Bunker – Bruxelles (BE) (w/ Crowd Behavior, Lotus)
Mar 27: Le Bateau Ivre – Mons (BE)
Mar 28: Emporium Galorium – Rouen (FR) (w/ Anna Sage, Like Pigs On Embers, Tromblon)
Apr 18: Le Manège – Lorient (FR) (w/ Godflesh)

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