Ne Obliviscaris, Scattered Due to COVID-19, Unsure When They Will Complete Next Album

Multi-national extreme progressive metal band Ne Obliviscaris has informed fans of the uncertain status of completing their next album due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Tentatively due later this year or early in 2021, the band was underway recording the follow-up to the globally acclaimed album Urn (Season of Mist) in 2017. The band which has members spanning the world has already cut their drum tracks for the new album but nothing else. Apparently, until they can reconvene in person, little to no further progress will be made. We’ll keep tracking this story as we get more information. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Omega Infinity – Solar Spectre

If a band consists of members from Ne Obliviscaris and Todtgelichter, it’s a fair bet that the results will be 1) bloody dark, 2) as mad as a sheep in a tree. Sure enough, Omega Infinity provides all of this, with the frosted vocal of the Aussies’ mystical Xenoyr tangling with the musical machinations of ‘lichter drummer and keyboardist Tentakel P for debut album Solar Spectre (Season of Mist). Continue reading

Lindsay Schoolcraft and Cradle of Filth Have Parted Ways

Sad news as Lindsay Schoolcraft, the longest-tenured keyboardist and backing vocalist in Cradle of Filth has departed the band. The separation was mutual and respectful as Lindsay is focusing on her growing solo career under her own moniker with a JUNO Awards nominated solo-album Martyr, from 2019, and her black metal band Antiqua with Xen of Ne Obliviscaris. The band has replacement selected, but not yet announced. Cradle is working on a new album, which Lindsay has been working on with them. It will be the follow up to Cryptoriana – The Seductiveness Of Decay, out now via their long-time label Nuclear Blast. Continue reading

Dead Letter Circus, Hellions and Orpheus Omega Added to Download Australia

Download Festival Australia is coming up soon and has added three more bands, to the already stacked bill. Dead Letter Circus, Hellions, and Orpheus Omega have joined with the likes of My Chemical Romance, Deftones, Jimmy Eat World, Ministry, In Flames, Testament and more. Download Australia takes place Friday, 20th March at Showgrounds, Melbourne, and Saturday, 21st March at Parramatta Park, Sydney. Moshtix is the official partner for tickets for both the Melbourne and the Sydney leg of Download Festival and are on sale now. Continue reading

PODCAST: Episode #52 – Lindsay Schoolcraft Discusses Debut Solo Album

Ghost Cult caught up with the incredible artist Lindsay Schoolcraft (Cradle of Filth) to discuss her upcoming debut solo album, Martyr (Self-Released) releasing this Friday, October 7th. We chatted with her about the path to her creating the album, working with one of her heroes Rocky Gray (Evanescence), choosing guest artists, hiring her touring band, working with her team for a truly DIY release, and much more. Continue reading

Lindsay Schoolcraft Shares Lyric Video to New Single “See The Light”, ft. Xenoyr of Ne Obliviscaris

Lindsay Schoolcraft (Cradle of Filth) has now shared a stunning lyric video for the second single from her debut solo album. Co-written by Rocky Gray (Evanescence), ‘See The Light’, features vocals from Xenoyr of Ne Obliviscaris. Her album, Martyr,  releases in October, but you can purchase and stream the tracks now! Continue reading

Lindsay Schoolcraft Shares New Single “See The Light”, ft. Xenoyr of Ne Obliviscaris

Lindsay Schoolcraft (Cradle of Filth) has shared her second single from her debut solo album. Co-written by Rocky Gray (Evanescence), ‘See The Light’, features vocals from Xenoyr of Ne Obliviscaris. Her album releases in October, but you can purchase and stream the tracks now! Continue reading

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Download Festival UK 2019

Throughout the journey from my home in the North of England to Leicestershire’s infamous Download Festival, I could be sure of only two things as a first time attendee; that I would absolutely see Tool headline, and that I would have to endure what was to become the muddiest weekend of my life in order to reach that point. Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Download Festival 2019

The granddaddy of UK music festivals, Download Festival takes flight this weekend and Ghost Cult is there! The forecast calls for rain (surprise!) but the spirits will not be dampened! Here is the day by day rundown of indispensable bands to not miss and the running order!  Continue reading

Download 2019 Books Stone Temple Pilots, Halestorm, Clutch, Behemoth and more

Download 2019 has mad a major announcement today as forty-three new bands have been added! Among the new bands added are Stone Temple Pilots, Halestorm, Clutch, Behemoth,  Beartooth, Alcest, Animals As Leaders, At The Gates, Bad Wolves, Three Days Grace, Twelve Foot Ninja and more. Slipknot, Tool, and Def Leppard are the headliners for the annual rock extravaganza. The three-day festival takes place on 14-16 June 2019 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Kerrang! Radio have also launched a talent search for a chance to open the Avalanche Stage at the festival. Continue reading