EXCLUSIVE ALBUM STREAM: A Fall to Break – “Divided By Tyrants”

Long-running Tucson, Arizona-based heavy rockers A Fall to Break has released their brand new album, Divided By Tyrants, and we are excited to share it with you, here at Ghost Cult! Not only has the band released the album on streaming services such as Apple Music and Spotify, but they have created a series of lyric videos for every track, in collaboration with Originate Designs, in order to bring the songs to life. These songs are melodic, heavy, and heady, catching your attention and pulling you in deep. Formerly signed to KBB Records (Benjamin Bruce of Asking Alexandria), the band has made a name for themselves over the years supporting such luminaries as Alice In Chains, Jane’s Addiction, Five Finger Death Punch, Three Days Grace, Sevendust, Mushroomhead, In This Moment, HellYeah, Asking Alexandria, Candlebox,  Lacuna Coil, Soil, Hed PE, and others as they became a fixture on the festival circuit in the Southwestern United States for years. Enjoy the full album stream and lyric videos of Divided By Tyrants right now. 

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: The Nocturnal Affair – “Beyond The Wall Of Sleep” Lyric Video

Just in time for the season of all things spooky, we bring you melancholic Gothic Metallers The Nocturnal Affair and their creepy new music video for “Beyond The Wall Of Sleep”! The band is led by singer/songwriter Brendan Shane, with his smooth and dusky voice and deft melodic sense, he creates a stark contrast to the heavy and gloomy instrumentation. Riffs, double-bass beats, and haunting synths will catch you in the feels and bring you closer. The Haunted House vibe of the lyric video is the perfect Autumn bring me down, to the grave! The track is the first taste of their debut album (Meta)morphosis, due out in early 2021 and it was produced by John Moyer (Disturbed), with mixing and mastering by Logan Mader (Machine Head, Once Human). Logan also contributed to some of the songwriting and production. Check out the video now! 

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Grimgotts – “Rise Again” Lyric Video

Epic Power Metaller pirates Grimgotts have shared a new single and lyric video today for their new sing;e “Rise Again”! Originally formed in 2015 as a Harry Potter parody outfit, Grimgotts has since graduated into their own original fantasy realm: the mythical land of Andria. Their well-received albums Lions of the Sea (2017) and Dragons of the Ages (2019), and their just-released EP Tales in May all chronicled epic battles between men and dragons on Andria’s high seas. Now on the eve of releasing the EP Sagas, due out on August 14th, 2020. Watch the lyric video for “Rise Again” now!   Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: OvertheTop – “The Beating” Lyric Video

New York City’s synth-based/grindcore innovators OvertheTop have been steadily dropping new singles and videos for the last year, and their current album Resist released last spring. Today they have shared a new single and lyric video for the track “The Beating”! For the uninitiated, OvertheTop mashes up the awesome sounds of the 1980s dance and post-Punk, cinematic soundtracks, and classic grindcore, unapologetically and unironically so. The band is made up of members of stalwart NYC bands Alekhine’s GunDesolate, and Severed, and is a must-listen. Watch the clip for “The Beating” here!

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Bad Citizen – “Demolition” Lyric Video

Veteran New York City rockers Bad Citizen are back with another brand new single! The latest single is the third in a series of tracks the band was holding back for their future EP, also titled Demolition, but opted to get the music out to the people now, due to the state of the world in 2020. The raw bluesy swagger of the main riff and verse of “Demolition” gives way to the insanely hooky chorus! It’s like a mashup of Queens of The Stone Age and The Ramones, two solid influences on any modern band.  According to the band, lyrically the track is about not giving a fuck about what people think about you and staying grounded in your own sense of individuality. Check out “Demolition’ right now! 

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Razorwire Halo – “Cover My Eyes” Lyric Video

Kansas City industrial rockers Razorwire Halo have teamed up with Ghost Cult to debut their new lyric video for their single, “Cover My Eyes”! The lyric video is a great foil for the hypnotic track, full hammering beats, throbbing bass, and great riffs. All capped off by vocalist Tak Kitara’s smokey, urgent voice, the sensory overload feeling of the clip helps the narrative of the lyrics claw their way inside you. Watch “Cover My Eyes” now!

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Judas Priest Shares Lyric Video for Their Classic Track – “Breaking The Law”

Judas Priest is celebrating its 50 Years in Heavy metal in 2020, even if touring is up in the air due to coronavirus. The band just released the official lyric video for their classic song “Breaking The Law”. The track originally appeared on the band’s 1980 album British SteelWe interviewed the band last year all about the 50th anniversary and their stellar 2018 album Firepower (Epic Records). Watch the ‘Breaking The Law’ lyric video now!

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New Years Day Drops a New Lyric Video, European Tour Starts This Week

Metalcore band New Years Day has released a brand new lyric video for their song ‘Skeletons’ from their latest record Unbreakable, out now via Century Media Records. Led by dynamic frontwoman Ash Costello, the band is kicking off their new European tour this week, with direct support coming from Lowlives. Watch the clip now. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Juliet Ruin – “Fight To Win” Lyric Video

Western Canada’s Juliet Ruin just released its new album Old Stardust, Love and Chaos last month to strong reviews. The eclectic Metalcore band has teamed with Ghost Cult for the debut of their new lyric video for their single ‘Fight To Win’ today, which you can check out below! The band has two major shows coming up later this month when they support Jinjer on their current headline tour on October 29th in Calgary and October 30th in their hometown of Edmonton. Check out the lyric video clip now! Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: The Devil’s Party Band Share’s “Banned Outta Town” Lyric Video

Ghost Cult has teamed up with South Africa’s “first hard rock supergroup” –  The Devil’s Party Band for the debut of their new lyric video today! Among its members are notable fixtures of the SA scene such as Anthonie van der Walt (ex. Thysis and JackHammer), Chris van der Walt (Vulvodynia), Werner Bosman (Led Zeppelin Tribute Band), and Jason Oosthuisen (Van Coke Cartel, Oooth). The band throws it back to the hairspray and riffs of the Sunset Strip’s glory days, while also evoking memories of Led Zeppelin and Metallica on their upcoming debut EP coming later this year. Watch the lyric video for ‘Banned Outta Town’, and if you dig it, purchase it from the links below and support this band! Continue reading