Industrial Metal legends Fear Factory have announced their new album is in the works and will be released in 2021 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. They are trying to raise at least $25k USD for the process. Read the band’s message to fans to support the process of finishing a new album, taking into account the global downturn in 2021. The campaign is called “Fear Factory Regenerate.” Any extra monies collected over their goal will be used to create music videos for the album. Continue reading
Black Star Riders have released a new single, “Candidate For Heartbreak”, via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The official lyric video for the track can be seen below.
Progressive Metal legends Opeth have finally booked a US tour in support of their acclaimed new album In Cauda Venenum, out now via Moderbolaget / Nuclear Blast. Fellow Swedish band Graveyard will open! The dates include two nights at the legendary Apollo Theater in New York and performances at the renowned Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and at the famed Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. Tickets will sell fast, beginning 10:00AM Local Time Friday, October 4th at the link below. Opeth mastermind Mikael Åkerfeldt recently spoke to Ghost Cult about the album. Continue reading
Ghost Cult had the distinct pleasure of chatting with the one and only Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth recently. In a wide-ranging chat with our Chief Editor Keefy, Mikael discussed the new album, In Cauda Venenum, due out September 27th via Moderbolaget Records / Nuclear Blast Entertainment. We discussed his creating both English and Swedish language versions of the album, using an orchestra and choir, concept records, progressive rock artists he likes such as Pink Floyd, King Crimson and Peter Gabriel, working at Park Studios, philosophical lyrics, and why he treated this album like it was the final Opeth album. Continue reading
Opeth has just shared an incredible new single and epic visualizer, ‘Dignity’/’Svekets Prins’ ‘! The track can be streamed below. Taken from the band’s 13th album, In Cauda Venenum (Moderbolaget/Nuclear Blast Entertainment) coming in both English and Swedish versions, and releasing on September 27th. Continue reading
Opeth released their new live album Garden of the Titans: Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre via Moderbolaget Records / Nuclear Blast Entertainment, yesterday. Filmed during their performance on May 11th, 2017 at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver, CO, this release celebrates the entire history of Opeth. The band have shared a clip of their performance of ‘Ghost Of Perdition’, which you can watch now. Continue reading
Light The Torch– 7-09-2018
Saint Vitus Bar- Brooklyn, NY
by Omar Cordy – OJC Photography
Supergroup Metal Allegiance, featuring David Ellefson (Megadeth), Alex Skolnick (Testament), Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs, ex-Dream Theater) and Mark Menghi will release its sophomore album, “Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty”, on September 7 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The band released its second single, ‘Voodoo Of The Godsend’, featuring Max Cavalera (Soulfly, Sepultura, Cavalera Conspiracy). A new trailer for the disc in which Cavalera discusses his involvement with the project can be seen below. Continue reading
Earthless released their Nuclear Blast debut, Black Heaven, this past spring. Ghost Cult’s Keefy caught up with drummer Mario Rubalcaba at Brooklyn New York’s Market Hotel venue to discuss the new album, their new creative process, touring the world, Roadburn festival and more. Live photos and videography by Omar Cordy of OJC Photography.
Machine Head‘s new album will be hitting stores tomorrow, and to help you get more excited for its release, we have a brand new single off Catharsis for your headbanging pleasure today. Continue reading