Bloodstock 2017 Adds Devilment, Battle Beast, Devil’s Playground And More


As spring turns to summer Bloodstock 2017 is approaching fast. The festival has added new bands to the lineup including Devilment, Battle Beast, Devil’s Playground and more for this years’ fest taking place at Catton Park.Continue reading

Demoncy, Macabre, Profanatica And More Confirmed For Mass Destruction Metal Fest

If you love your metal as extreme as humanly possible, you need to get your ass to Atlanta, Georgia later this year. Continue reading

Bloodstock 2017 Adds Soilwork, Macabre, Wintersun And Scarab

Bloodstock Open Air 2017 continues to pile on the quality name bands from across the metal genre. Now joining the already packed bill are Swedish metallers Soilwork, US death metal legends Macabre, the enigmatic folk/prog band Wintersun, and Egypitian baddasses Scarab. Continue reading

Maryland Deathfest Less Than Six Months Away, Tickets Are Moving Fast

The crowd at MDF 2016, by Hillarie Jason

Maryland Deathfest 2017, sure to be North America’s metal event of 2017 has already announced its daily lineups. Headlined by Morbid Angel, Candlemass, Autopsy, Tiamat, Cryptopsy and others, according to a post to the MDF Facebook, there are now less than 100 4-day passes available and less than 200 Rams Head 3-day passes available for MDF XV. Once these are gone, they won’t be releasing more. Full details are below.Continue reading

Maryland Deathfest Announces Daily Lineups, All Tickets Onsale


The producers of Maryland Deathfest XV have announced the full daily lineups for 2017. Details below: Continue reading

Candlemass, Tiamat, Grave, Root, Oranssi Pazuzu, Samothrace, Gost Added To Maryland Deathfest XV



With a final salvo of bands, 2017’s Maryland Deathfest XV is set at last. Added to the final line-up are legends like Candlemass (Nightfall set), Tiamat (Exclusive U.S. Appearance), Grave (Exclusive U.S. Appearance), Root (Exclusive U.S. Appearance), Oranssi Pazuzu, Acheron, GosT, Samothrace, and more.Continue reading

Morbid Angel, Autopsy, Siege, Terrorizer, Macabre Booked For Maryland Deathfest 2017

Maryland Deathfest 2017 first wave of bands ghostcultmag

Maryland Deathfest, the long running American metal festival institution has announced their first wave of bands for MDF XV in 2017. Headlined so far by Morbid Angel and Autopsy, the first wave of bands includes Siege, Terrorizer, Macabre, Akercocke (Exclusive U.S. Appearance), Behexen (Exclusive U.S. Appearance), Brodequin, Decrepit Birth, Dopethrone, Embalmer, In The Woods… (Exclusive U.S. Appearance!), Iron Lung, Kerasphorus, Macabre, Nightbringer, Nordjevel, Sargeist (Exclusive U.S. Appearance!), and Usurper. In addition to special appearances denoted above, Morbid Angel will be performing with their new/old lineup including Steve Tucker, Terrorizer will perform all of their World Downfall album, and many more surprises to come. Limited early bird (4-day) passes go on sale today at 11 am EST at this link. Once these sell out, more will be released will be released at a later date.

Maryland Deathfest 2017 lineup so far:

Acid King

Akercocke (UK) – Exclusive U.S. appearance!


Behexen (Finland) – Exclusive U.S. appearance!


Decrepit Birth



In The Woods… (Norway) – Exclusive U.S. appearance!

Iron Lung



Morbid Angel (with Trey Azagthoth and Steve Tucker)


Nordjevel (Norway)

Sargeist (Finland) – Exclusive U.S. appearance!


Terrorizer (World Downfall set)


Ringworm Announce US Tour, Begin Europe Tour This Weekend

ringworm EU sum 2014



Cleveland metallic hardcore outfit Ringworm has announced their forthcoming North American tour with Macabre and Panzerfaust, starting on October 3rd in St. Louis, MO. Their European tour begins on Saturday, August 2nd at The Stateless Society Open Air Festival in Berlin, Germany.


Their Relapse debut, Hammer of the Witch, was produced by Ben Schiegel (Chimaira, Walls of Jericho) at Spider Studios in Cleveland, OH. Band vocalist Human Furnace handled the album’s cover art.



With Macabre and Panzerfaust:

10/3: St. Louis, MO @ Fubar

10/5: Kansas City, KS @ Riot Room

10/8: Cheyenne, WY @ Ernie November

10/9: Englewood, CO @ South Moe’s

10/10: Salt Lake City, UT @ Burt’s Tiki

10/11: Boise, ID @ The Shredder

10/13: Portland, OR @ Slabtown

10/14: Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven

10/17: Oakland, CA @ Oakland Opera House

10/18: Los Angeles, CA @ 13th Frame Lounge

10/19: Las Vegas, NV @ LVCS

10/21: Phoenix, AZ @ Club Red

10/22: Albuquerque, NM @ Sisters

10/23: Lubbcok, TX @ Jake’s Backroom

10/24: Dallas, TX @ 3 Links

10/25: Austin, TX @ Housecore Horror Fest

10/26: Longview, TX @ The Levee

10/27: Little Rock, AR @ Vinos

10/28: Memphis, TN @ Hi Tone


Ghost Cult caught Ringworm just last month opening for EyeHateGod. They totally crush live! Check out our review from that tour!



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