Black Peaks – Phoxjaw: Live at Wedgewood Rooms

With barely a break for a cup of tea and a biscuit after their tour with Enter Shikari, Black Peaks hit the road again alongside Noise-Rockers, Phoxjaw in support of their new sophomore release, All That Divides (Rise/BMG). With the new release moving in a more progressive direction to their debut, how well will this translate onto the live circuit? Continue reading

Underground Metal Round-up feat. Unendlich, Leach, Pulchra Morte and more…

Look, it’s as cold as a witch’s tit, and I’m not talking about the variety that likes PVC. With that in mind, here are seven attempts by the underground Metal scene to raise the temperature. As it were. (Come on, give me that one. I have an A-Level in English, and everything). Continue reading

WOORMS – Slake

I always found it interesting how so many Sludge Metal bands can have the same foundation for a sound but then branch out to sound completely unique from each other. WOORMS has done just that with their latest release, Slake (Hospital/Sludgelord). A ten-track journey a bit over 30 minutes felt just like the right amount of material to quench my Sludge thirst but not be overkill. Meanwhile the emotions on the album span pretty wide between depressing and almost psychedelic sound sample intros to aggressive guitar riffs and song lyrics. Both of which made this album stand out early on in 2019. Continue reading

MY FAVOURITE CONCERT MEMORY – Matthew Sutton (TAYNE)

Tayne is a London based Experimental, Noise, Pop outfit by Matthew Sutton. Tayne’s music is an aural assault that weld moody, atmospheric vocals, punishing guitars and overwhelming electronics, to pulsating rhythms that create an intense listening. Debut album Breathe (Strange Brew) is out now. Continue reading

Svarta Stugan- Islands/Öar

When we think of island land masses, amongst many things, there are a couple of notable thoughts and ideals which spring to mind. First is the idea of separation and seclusion, with the idea of remote, undiscovered or unknown locales, untouched by outsiders. Second is the diversity and uniqueness that they provide from both one another and from other land masses; different climates, cultures, unique creatures and flora. Continue reading

MY FAVOURITE CONCERT MEMORY EVER: Matt Deamer Of Irk

Leeds UK math-rock band Irk are releasing their new album their debut album “Recipes from the Bible” on 7th December. In a guest post for Ghost Cult, drummer Matt Deamer shared his favorite concert memory ever. Continue reading

KEN Mode – Loved

Canadian metallic hardcore-influenced noise rock band KEN Mode are back with a new album, Loved (Season of Mist), but there’s no love to be found on it. Contrary to the name, the Winnipeg, Manitoba band’s seventh album is a solid slab of slow churning, nihilist hardcore that sounds like it could self-destruct at any minute. Continue reading

Daughters Announce New Album Details, Stream New Single

 

Noise masters Daughters have set You Won’t Get What You Want as the title of their new album, coming October 26th via Ipecac Recordings. In addition to opening pre-orders, the band has shared the first single, ‘The Reason They Hate Me’. Jam it right now! Continue reading

Abstracter – Cinereous Incarnate

Neil Gaiman once wrote in Sandman: Season of Mists that “hell is something you carry around with you, not somewhere you go” and with Cinereous Incarnate (I, Voidhanger et al), Abstracter aim to ensure that the feeling of your own personal hell is something that stays with you throughout the remainder of the year. Continue reading