Blackguard Shares New Single, “By My Hand”, Featuring Morgan Lander of Kittie

As Ghost Cult previously broke the news, Blackguard is back! The much-missed Canadian Melodic Death Metal band is releasing their new album Storm, and booking new shows! Now you can hear their first new single ‘By My Hand’, featuring their ally Morgan Lander of Kittie! The band has shared a visualizer for the track on their Facebook, which you can watch below! Continue reading

Blackguard Announces Comeback Album, First New Concert Booked In Four Years

As we broke the news last week, Blackguard has returned! The band melodic death metal band announced their first show in over four years and plans to independently release their long-awaited fourth studio album Storm in 2019. This is the follow-up to their 2011 full-length Firefight on Victory Records and 2009’s Profugus Mortis released on Sumerian and Nuclear Blast. More information to follow on the release of Storm. Their first show back will be at Coalition in Toronto on March 22nd with Crimson Shadows (Napalm Records) and Borealis (AFM Records). This news is awesome since Blackguard was one of the most talented, and heavy bands of the early part of the last decade before going on hiatus. Continue reading

Blackguard Teases A Return, Announcement Coming Next Week

Montreal Melodic Death Metal act Blackguard is teasing a comeback of some sort, with an announcement due this Monday, January 21st. The band has been largely inactive the latter half of this decade after touring behind 2011’s Firefight album, released on Victory Records. The band hit the scene with a blast(beat) with their impressive debut So it Begins (2007), the amazing Profugis Mortis (2009) and Firefight. The performed on The Summer Slaughter tour, Pagan Fest tours, Heavy Montreal Festival, and toured with wide-ranging acts such as Deicide, Nevermore, Necrophagist, Suffocation, Symphony X, Evergrey, Kittie, Soilwork, Kamelot, OTEP, Kamelot, Epica and more. Their fifth full-length album, tentatively titled Storm was completed in 2014, but never released. The band has shared they want to release new music and return to the stage in 2019. We’ll bring you more news about this story as it develops. Continue reading