Goatwhore Books Additional Headline Tour Dates for 2023


Goatwhore has booked a short run of US headlining shows through the Gulf States to kickoff a long-expected year of 2023. The trek begins January 5th in Pensacola, Florida and runs through January 14th in Long Beach, Mississippi. Support will be provided by Caveman Cult, Herakleion, and others on select dates. The band’s latest live run serves as a precursor to their month-long European tour with Revocation, Alluvial, and Creeping Death. Tickets are on sale now! See all confirmed dates below.

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Cannibal Corpse Books a 2023 Tour with Dark Funeral, Ingested, and Stormruler


Cannibal Corpse continues to tour behind their acclaimed 2021 album Violence Unimagined (Metal Blade). Read our review here. The band has now booked a 2023 headline tour of Europe and the UK. Direct support from Dark Funeral, Ingested and Stormruler. The tour kicks off in Hengelo, Netherlands on March 10, 2023, including 5 UK dates and ending at Nottingham Rock City, UK on April 23, 2023

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PODCAST: Episode #199: Gary Alcock Interviews Phil Demmel of Vio-Lence About Their New EP and Phil-ing in with Lamb of God

Ghost Cult scribe Gary Alcock interviewed the swiss-army knife of metal guitarists, Phil Demmel of Vio-Lence, just after the band’s first-ever UK show at Bloodstock Open Air 2022. Phil discusses his past success in the UK with Machine Head, how hot it was at BOA, his current status with Vio-Lence, filling in with Lamb of God, gigs trying to navigate the landscape of being a working musician, the new EP Let The World Burn (Metal Blade), and more!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Revocation – Netherheaven


To say that Revocation has another banger on deck seems a bit obvious, right?

Speaking only from this author’s perspective this Boston unit has never fumbled the ball on a studio album. Dispute that amongst yourselves in the comment section, just don’t tag me along in your spirited debates. Last thing I need are more notifications via my phone. So, the point is Netherheaven (Metal Blade) may as well be subtitled “Revocation continues to be awesome and David Davidson is more talented than you, will never run out of riffs and can make out with your special lady friend whenever they like”.Continue reading

Riley McShane Has Quit Allegaeon

Sad news as popular Death Metal vocalist Riley McShane has quit Allegaeon. The band has not made a statement yet, but Riley posted it to his personal social media pages. Riley wished the band well and thanked them and fans for his time with the group. Riley From the sound of his post, expects the band to follow through with their upcoming European headline tour. The band has been on tour supporting their excellent early 2022 album Damnum. In addition to his music career, Riley is an entrepreneur with several successful businesses, incldung the gaming company Proponent Games as the CEO. We will update this story as we get more details. Continue reading

Goatwhore Shares a New Single and Video “Born Of Satan’s Flesh” – New Album Coming Soon

Death Metal legends Goatwhore have shared a new single, “Born Of Satan’s Flesh!” This is the first track from their new album Angels Hung From the Arches of Heaven, releasing on October 7th, 2022 via Metal Blade Records! Check out the track now! Continue reading

Arch Enemy Announces New Single and 7-Inch – “Sunset Over The Empire” – Tour Dates with Behemoth, Napalm Death, and Unto Others Underway

Melodic Death Metal legends Arch Enemy have launched a pre-order for their next single “Sunset Over The Empire” – complete with a 7″ pre-order! This is a preview of another track from their much-anticipated new album, Deceivers, due out July 29th, 2022 via Century Media Records. The band kicked off their North American tour with Behemoth, Napalm Death, and Unto Others so do not miss it! Rock out to “Sunset Over The Empire” now!

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CONCERT REVIEW: Igorrr – Otto Von Schirach – Club Academy, Manchester

Heading up to Club Academy, for the first time in a number of years and I had forgotten how cramped the stage was. The seating around the venue though is a welcome change from most of the other academy venues, it is the most intimate of them, although down in the bowels of the building the phone signal was non-existent.

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CONCERT REVIEW: Dragonforce – Firewind – Visions of Atlantis – Seven Spires: Live at Worcester Palladium

October 9th, 2009. That was the last time I saw Dragonforce live, with Sonata Arctica and Taking Dawn so needless to say, I was very excited for this show… in the same venue as last time, no less! Added only to the fact that this tour has been on the minds of everyone that originally planned to see it last year when Unleash The Archers were on the bill, but we now have Firewind, Visions of Atlantis, and New England based titans Seven Spires to look forward to. Let’s stop wasting time and get into this symphonic and power-metal night of fun.

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