EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Sea Sleeper – “Salt” Lyric Video

Ghost Cult is proud to team up with brutal Portland Death Metal band Sea Sleeper on their new lyric video for their track “Salt.” The song comes off of their forthcoming debut album Nostophobia, due out February 4th via Metal Assault Records. Due out February 4th via Metal Assault records. The track is a hellish slide of Tech Death greatness, but surprising moments of both prog and OSDM vibes too. Check out the lyric video to “Salt” now! Continue reading

GUEST POST: Sea Sleeper’s Top Albums of the Year 2020

Ghost Cult continues our “End of Year Guest Post Extravaganza” with a slew of posts from bands, industry, PR pros, and more! We’ll be sharing lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe. In this edition, we have a list from Portland Death Metal band Sea Sleeper. Their self-titled debut album is coming out soon via Metal Assault Records. Continue reading

Old Blood Shares New Video For “Pentahead”

California Psychedelic Doom band Old Blood released their stellar new album Acid Doom (read our review here) this summer on Metal Assault Records, to much acclaim. The band just dropped the new music video for the song “Pentahead” which you can see at the links below. The video is part performance and party creepy vibes that Acid Doom has to spare, and was Directed by Cole Donovan Gunner and Edited by J.F. Stone. Watch it now!Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Old Blood – Acid Doom

It’s oddly satisfying when an album’s title is also an accurate descriptor for the music it contains. This is more or less the case with Old Blood’s second full-length album, Acid Doom (DHU Records/Metal Assault Records). While the group’s style may not be crushing in the traditional sense, their brand of Heavy Psych has a dark sultriness that should sit well with fans of groups like Uncle Acid and Blood Ceremony. And considering the four-year gap since their self-titled debut, it’s fair to say that things have only gotten more off-the-wall in that time.

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #323: Finn McKenty of Punk Rock MBA Talks DIY!

Finn McKenty of The Punk Rock MBA has impressed us for years and years, first by building a community on Facebook, and more recently with his YouTube Channel and his new podcast! Dumb and Dumbest Episode #323 is streaming now and its an interview with Finn McKenty of Punk Rock MBA Talks DIY!Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenges, low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for detailsContinue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #322: Andrew Bansal Of Metal Assault Talks DIY!

We got deep with Andrew Bansal of Metal Assault records on how he leveraged a music journalism career into a DIY Record label with an acclaimed Mixtape series, music booking endeavors and more! Episode #322 is streaming now and its an interview with Andrew Bansal Of Metal Assault Talks DIY!!Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenges, low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for detailsContinue reading

EXCLUSIVE TRACK PREMIERE: Hell Kross – “Howl Of The Wolf Brigade”

Ghost Cult is stoked to bring you to the new single from badass Trad Metallers Hell Kross – ‘Howl Of The Wolf Brigade’! The track can be found on Metal Assault Mixtape: Vol. 2 due for release on January 31 2020 from Metal Assault Records. Available on cassette tape and limited to 150 copies only, as well as digital download via Bandcamp, Metal Assault Mixtape: Vol. 2. is follow-up to the sold-out Vol. 1 in the series. Every cassette purchase will include a free download of the entire compilation. Pre-orders are live on the Metal Assault web-store. Details for the full tracklisting for the tape as well as special release shows in the Los Angeles area can be found below. Hell Kross rips, so turn your volume up to 11 for this one!Continue reading