Behemoth Shares New Video, New EP, Tour Edition of Last Album, UK Tour with Slipknot Looms

Blackened Death Metal legends Behemoth will release a tour edition of their last album, 2018’sI Loved You At Your Darkest, via their label Metal Blade. The band has debuted a live video from their BBC Radio Sessions and an unreleased documentary “Thou Darkest Art” taken from the band’s career affirming art gallery exhibition in London last year. Behemoth has also announced a live EP, all of this ahead of their highly anticipated tour with Slipknot in the UK to kick off 2020. Watch a video for “Wolves Ov Siberia” – BBC Radio 1 session. The song was recorded for Daniel P. Carter’s BBC Radio 1 Rock Show. Check out the stunning video of Poland’s darkest force and watch ‘Wolves Ov Siberia’. Continue reading

PODCAST: Episode 68: Chef Chris Santos Talks About Blacklight Media

Ghost Cult caught up recently with record label chief and world-famous chef Chris Santos. In addition to being an award-winning restaurateur, Santos co-owns Blacklight Media Records, a sub-label from Metal Blade Records. Black Light Media is home to bands such as Gozu, Eyes Of The Sun, Mother Feather, Winter Wolf, Made For Lying, and new signing Opulence. We chatted with Chris about his life growing up in the New York City Metal and Hardcore scene, what originally ignited his passion for cooking, and later restaurants, his relationship with Metal Blade’s Brian Slagel, how he goes about choosing bands to work with, as well as some hot takes on the current landscape of metal, such as Slayer’s retirement. Continue reading

Atreyu – Whitechapel – He Is Legend – Tempting Fate- Santa Cruz: Live at Toad’s Place

 

On November 3, 2019, the relatively quiet college town of New Haven, CT welcomed a five-part, earth-shaking line up to their prized venue, Toad’s Place. Back-to-back headbangers, Santa Cruz, Tempting Fate, He Is Legend and Whitechapel, all supported Atreyu on their 20th-anniversary tour and packed out the intimate venue. None of the “do not mosh” signs stood a chance against the excitable and enthusiastic fans who could not resist a circle pit. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Cattle Decapitation – Death Atlas

The Extreme/Grindcore/Death Metal act, Cattle Decapitation has been pleasantly surprising modern metal listeners for nearly a decade. Since their record, The Harvest Floor (Metal Blade Records) in 2009, this quintet from San Diego has been pushing barriers in several different metal genres. Their relentless resilience and unabashed creativity throughout the years has been unexpected and still surprises fans today. The band is getting ready to release their eighth studio album, Death Atlas (Metal Blade Records) and the genius that is Cattle Decap is once again pushing the norm.  Continue reading

Tribulation Shares New Live Video for “Strains Of Horror”

Swedish progressive band Tribulation will release their live concert package Alive & Dead At Södra Teatern via Metal Blade Records on November 15th. Recorded live at one of Stockholm’s oldest and most storied venues. Normally, this would be unceremonious, the band took a throwback approach to their early days as a more death metal focused band by having by ex-Nirvana 2002 vocalist Orvar Säfström, who also bedeviled the audience as master of ceremonies. Watch the video for ‘Strains Of Horror’ now! Continue reading

Behemoth Puts Out a Call To Fans To Appear in New Music Video

Behemoth will shoot a new music video soon for their next single from their amazing 2018 album I Loved You At Your Darkest (Metal Blade Records). Frontman Nergal put out a call to their Polish fans, looking for fifty fans to participate in a home country shoot video to come. Check it out and if you are in the area, sign up at the link below! Continue reading