You can call it Punk; you can call it Noise; you can, if you will call it Beat poetry. One thing that Manchester UK experimentalists Locean do produce is a thrilling, vibrant energy and Chav Anglais (Artificial Head Records), the band’s first full-length album, is full of such attitude: from crashing strings and rhythms to sparse, protesting, dominant sexuality. Continue reading
UK Sludge/Doom band Opium Lord is dropping their brand new album tomorrow, October 11th, via the mighty Sludgelord Records. The album is great, with magnificent riffs and a guest appeance by the legend himself, Mike Scheidt of YOB! Check out the full album stream, only at Ghost Cult! Continue reading
I like to think that I’m at least a bit cultured. I enjoy a sip of tea from time to time and do have a college degree. Let’s see, I’ve read several of William Shakespeare’s works and once shelled out top dollar to import a David Lynch Blu-ray box set all the way from Germany. I am a man of some taste and refinement, so I figured I was ready to take in Lingua Ignota‘s Caligula (Profound Lore). Continue reading
Experimental noise/art project Murderspell quietly released their first music last year to Soundcloud, creating a nightmarish soundscape that invades the subconscious mind. Their tracks are complemented by short art films set to their music, creating an ongoing narrative about trauma, feminism, anti-patriarchal spell casting, magic, goddess worship as a means to end rape culture. One of the video pieces the group has created is currently part of an exhibition at the prestigious Westbeth Gallery in New York City. It runs through Augst 15th and open to the public.
Indiana Noise punks Burial Party are releasing a debut 7-inch, Please, Electric Move Slow next month, with four tracks full of chaotic riffs and an anarchy-fueled molotov cocktail of attitude in their songs. The band filters their old-school hardcore influences through a modern filter, making for a great, catchy style! Check out their new single “Digital Greenboots” here at Ghost Cult! Continue reading
Stereotypes are such a crass and ugly thing. Used as a lazy and offensive descriptor of someone’s personality due to their nationality, they are something that should be abolished. The stereotypical view of Belgium and its people is one of being reserved and downright boring. How better to dispel that myth that with some high-velocity anarcho-Punk? Enter Cocaine Piss. Continue reading
Florida Noise metallers The Glorious Rebellion are dropping a new EP next month, and it is pure fire. A step up and over their previous material, the band will find fans in music ranging from KEN Mode, early Prong, Helmet, Melvins, Converge, Jucifer, Misery, Unsane and more. Scholars of War releases from Sludgelord Records on March 29th and you can pre-order it now, Ghost Cult is stoked to bring you their new single, “This is Fine” today! Continue reading