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, Nicolas of Frail Body shares his Top Albums List for 2020. Their 2019 A Brief Memorium, can be streamed and purchased here.
Arctangent Festival has made a major announcement, their third of many for the 2020 event! Chelsea Wolfe has been named as the mainstage headliner for the Thursday night kickoff. Also added to the bill are Caspian, Emma Ruth Rundle, Bell Witch & Aerial Ruin, Intronaut, Talons, Arabrot, Wheel, The Guru Guru, Latitudes and many more. Opeth, Tesseract (UK festival exclusive), Swans, Metz, Oathbreaker (exclusive), The Locust (exclusive), This Will Destroy You, Amenra (UK 2020 exclusive), Ihsahn, Perturbator, maybeshewill (exclusive), Rolo Tomassi (performing two full albums sets – ‘Grievances’ and ‘Time Will Die And Love Will Bury It’), Earthtone9, Giraffes? Giraffes!, Fronterier and many more to be announced still. The fest takes place on August 20th/21st/22nd 2020 at Fernhill Farm, Compton Martin near Bristol, and tickets are on sale now at the link below. Continue reading →
The amazing proggy and heavy Arctangent Festival 2020 have added a few more amazing bands, including some long-awaited returns! Swans, Metz, The Locust, Maybeshewill, Wear Your Wounds, Car Bomb, Jo Quail, Oathbreaker, Leprous, Agent Fresco, The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, A.A.Williams, Tides From Nebula, and many more. They join the bill with the already announced headliners Opeth, Tesseract (UK festival exclusive), This Will Destroy You, Amenra (UK 2020 exclusive), Ihsahn, Perturbator, Rolo Tomassi (performing two full albums sets – ‘Grievances’ and ‘Time Will Die And Love Will Bury It’), Earthtone9, Giraffes? Giraffes!, Fronterier and many more. The festival will take place on August 20th/21st/22nd 2020 at Fernhill Farm, Compton Martin near Bristol, and tickets are on sale now at the links below. Continue reading →
Rhode Island noise duo Lightning Bolt will be touring the US with Liturgy this spring. They will be touring in support of their forthcoming Fantasy Empire album, due March 24, 2015 via Thrill Jockey. Stream “The Metal East” here.
LIGHTNING BOLT: Apr 15: Mohawk Place – Buffalo, NY w/ METZ Apr 16: Double Happiness – Columbus, OH w/ METZ Apr 17: Beachland Ballroom – Cleveland, OH w/ METZ Apr 18: The Loving Touch – Ferndale, MI w/ METZ Apr 19: Empty Bottle – Chicago, IL Apr 20: Turf Club – Saint Paul, MN Apr 21: The Luminary Center for the Arts – St. Louis, MO Apr 22: Jackpot Music Hall – Lawrence, KS Apr 24: GLOB – Denver, CO Apr 25: Kilby Court – Salt Lake City, UT Apr 27: The Shredder – Boise, ID Apr 28: Neumos – Seattle, WA w/ Liturgy Apr 29: Dantes – Portland, OR w/ Liturgy May 01: The Chapel – San Francisco , CA w/ Liturgy May 02: Leo’s – Oakland, CA w/ Liturgy May 03: Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA w/ Liturgy May 04: Constellation Room – Santa Ana, CA w/ Liturgy May 05: Casbah – San Diego, CA w/ Liturgy May 06: Valley Bar – Phoenix, AZ May 08: Austin Psych Fest – Austin, TX May 09: Siberia – New Orleans, LA May 10: Mammal Gallery – Atlanta, GA May 11: Kings – Raleigh, NC May 12: Rock & Roll Hotel – Washington, DC May 13: Floristree – Baltimore, MD May 14: Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA May 15: The Wick – Brooklyn, NY May 16: Le Poisson Rouge – New York, NY