ALBUM REVIEW: Heaven Shall Burn – Of Truth and Sacrifice

It’s been four years since the German Extreme Metal act, Heaven Shall Burn, released their last album. After Wanderer (Century Media Records) came out, these hard-hitting fellas took a very justified break. Now with batteries recharged, they’re back with an adventurous new release. The band gifted us with the double album, Of Truth and Sacrifice (Century Media Records) earlier this month and it’s making quite the impression. Known for their aggressive sound and topical lyrics, this ninth full-length release is taking these extreme characteristics to a new level. The band has been around for nearly twenty-five years and they are still taking their massive sound to some exciting, uncharted territories. Continue reading

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ALBUM REVIEW: Sylosis – Cycle of Suffering

So, Cycle of Suffering (Nuclear Blast) is Sylosis‘ post-hiatus album? Considering how tight the musicianship is and the sense of urgency you could’ve told me that this was released six months after Dormant Heart, and I would’ve bought the lie hook, line, and sinker. For a band that just reformed last year and have worked their way through various personnel changes, this is some remarkable shit. Continue reading

Wolfheart Shares New Video and Single, New Album Due this Spring

Melodic Death Metal band Wolfheart has returned with new music, a new music video and a new album on the horizon. Wolves Of Karelia, due out on April 10, 2020, via Napalm Records. The album is available to pre-order now, via the link below.  Catch the band on tour with Devastation on the Nation tour w/ Rotting Christ, Borknagar, Abigail Williams and Imperial Triumphant. Watch their new video for their new single, ‘Ashes’. Watch the video and get a first taste of Wolves Of Karelia now! Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE STREAM: Asylence – “Eulogy of Man” EP

Detroit’s brutal Death metallers Asylence are releasing their new EP tomorrow, February 20th 2020. Eulogy of Man features top musicianship and is a heavy, melodic, groove-laden group of songs sure to excite old-school heads as well as forward-thinking fans of modern bands. Purchase and stream the EP now before its official drop, only at Ghost Cult! Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Black Royal – Firebride

 

After five years honing their craft with live shows and a trail of EPs, Finnish Stoner/Sludge quartet Black Royal garnered decent praise for 2018’s debut album Lightbringer (Suicide Records). Follow-up Firebride (also Suicide Records) delivers more of the same but with a certain refinement and increased maturity to that Death-flavoured, filthy anger. Continue reading

The Black Dahlia Murder Shares New Single “Verminous”

 

The Black Dahlia Murder has shared a new single via Spotify! The Melodic Death Metal masters have shared ‘Verminous’, the first salvo in what promises to be a slamming new album, released later this year via Metal Blade Records. The album is the follow-up to their 2017 release Nightbringers. Jam out to the track now, and catch the band on tour this spring with Testament! Continue reading