While She Sleeps – So What?

The phrase “paid their dues” has been applied to so many bands throughout history that it may feel that this notion is now somewhat redundant, though While She Sleeps perhaps more than any other band in the UK fully deserves to have the label applied. There are only a handful of bands that have been as consistent as they have been in recent memory. And so to fourth album So What? (Sleeps Brothers / Spinefarm), and as with their previous albums we simply do not know what to expect. Continue reading

Blacktop Mojo Talks About Their New Album, Pledge Music, Publicity and More!

Ghost Cult caught up with up and coming Texan band Blacktop Mojo last fall at Rock Allegiance Festival in Camden, New Jersey. Speaking to Matt James and Ryan Kiefer right after they performed, we chatted about the festival, their upcoming new record, crowdfunding with Pledge Music, building a close relationship with fans, what good publicity does for underground bands, their famous cover songs like Aerosmith’s ‘Dream On’ and Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’, how much Stevie Nicks rules, natural disasters, and more! Their current album Burn The Ships is out now via Cuhmon Records! Interview conducted by Keefy with Omar Cordy of OJC Photography.  Continue reading

Three Tremors Announce Self-Titled Album And Pledge Music Campaign

Already one of the most anticipated albums of 2019, The Three Tremors, which counts three of metals’ greatest vocalists in its ranks, has revealed details about their debut album. Tim “Ripper” Owens (Judas Priest, Iced Earth, Dio Disciples), Harry “The Tyrant” Conklin (Jag Panzer, Satan’s Host, Titan Force), and Sean “The Hell Destroyer” Peck (CAGE, Denner/Shermann, Death Dealer) have come together to form this beast and their self-titled debut will arrive on January 18, 2019. The band has also launched a Pledge Music campaign for pre-orders! Continue reading

Failure – In The Future Your Body Will Be The Furthest Thing From Your Mind

And so concludes a very interesting approach to releasing an album, one that, I believe has serious merit to it. Released in four instalments throughout the year as a quadrilogy of EP’s In The Future Your Body Will Be The Furthest Thing From Your Mind (Failure Music/Pledge), Californian alternative rockers Failure has come up with a way to appeal to the immediacy of today’s playlist culture while also getting material to their fans as soon as it is ready, with no long lead-ins, no convoluted or extended marketing campaigns, just “here’s some new material” at regular intervals throughout the year. Continue reading

Downpour Release New Track, New Album Due Next Month

Downpour, the metalcore supergroup featuring members of Shadows Fall and Unearth, have dropped a new single, ‘Truth In Suffering’. September 7th will see the release of their self-titled debut album, and the band is offering pre-order packages via Pledge Music. Check out the single now. Continue reading

Watch Members Of Metallica, Slipknot, Korn, And Prophets Of Rage Discuss Upcoming “Long Live Rock” Documentary

A new documentary releasing soon covers the lifestyles of rock and metal fans and bands. Long Live Rock is directed by Jonathan McHugh and features everyone from Metallica, Stone Sour, Slipknot, Korn, Prophets Of Rage, Greta Van Fleet and many more, as well as fans and deals with a multitude of societal issues facing our culture, including drug abuse. Watch the trailer for the film below and consider backing their Pledge Music campaign as well. Continue reading

Megadeth To Celebrate 35th Anniversary of Killing Is My Business With A Deluxe Re-Issue

Thrash metal legends Megadeth have announced that they are releasing a deluxe version of their debut, Killing Is My Business… and Business Is Good!, originally put out by Combat Records. The band has partnered with Century Media and Legacy Recordings for a June 8, 2018 release in North America & Europe, and in Japan on June 6, 2018, via Sony Japan. Some pre-order sales are taking place over at Pledge Music. The album has been re-christened Killing Is My Business…and Business Is Good – The Final Kill. Continue reading

Die So Fluid Announce New Album, New Music Coming Soon

Die So Fluid has spent the last year making new music, making their rabid fans happy with a Pledge Music campaign, and picking up the pieces after the 2016 untimely passing of their beloved friend & drummer Al Fletcher. Now armed with a new album One Bullet From Paradise, the duo returns on March 30th via the Strataville label.  Continue reading

Korn Bassist Fieldy To Release Solo Jazz Album In November

Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu, internationally known as the bassist and co-founder of Korn will release his long-awaited jazz fusion album titled Bassically this November 17. The album will have 17 tracks and be a departure from rap-metal some of his other projects outside of Korn have featured. Continue reading