ALBUM REVIEW: Heaven Shall Burn – Of Truth and Sacrifice

It’s been four years since the German Extreme Metal act, Heaven Shall Burn, released their last album. After Wanderer (Century Media Records) came out, these hard-hitting fellas took a very justified break. Now with batteries recharged, they’re back with an adventurous new release. The band gifted us with the double album, Of Truth and Sacrifice (Century Media Records) earlier this month and it’s making quite the impression. Known for their aggressive sound and topical lyrics, this ninth full-length release is taking these extreme characteristics to a new level. The band has been around for nearly twenty-five years and they are still taking their massive sound to some exciting, uncharted territories. Continue reading

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UPDATED: Rammstein Says that Frontman Till Lindemann Tested Negative For Coronavirus

UPDATED: Rammstein frontman has posted an update regarding frontman Till Lindemann. According to published reports from German newspaper Bild, and Blabbermouth.net Till was in intensive care in a Berlin hospital after being diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Rammstein’s FB post now says TIll was in the hospital, in intensive care, but DID NOT have a positive coronavirus test. Bild is a formerly respected newspaper and Blabbermouth.net reported the story first in America, which we then shared. We hope Till gets well soon and Ghost Cult apologizes for any confusion our post has caused. Continue reading

UPDATED: Rammstein Refutes News That Frontman Till Lindemann Has Contracted Coronavirus

UPDATED: Rammstein followed up this news by confirming that Till Lindemann was admitted to the hospital for pneumonia, but that he tested negative for Coronavirus. The German newspaper Bild has not posted a retraction but updated the story with the corrected news. Shameful. More news here. According to published reports from German newspaper Bild and Blabbermouth.net, Rammstein frontman Till Lindemann is in intensive care in a Berlin hospital after being diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Rammstein performed in Moscow earlier this month on March 15th. Once he returned home to Berlin he was hospitalized with an extremely high fever and he later tested positive for coronavirus. He was immediately sent to intensive care and placed under quarantine. Rammstein has released a new live DVD concert today, Rammstein Live Aus Berlin (Universal), and is in the midst of a world tour supporting last years’ self-titled album. 

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: March 27th New Music Releases

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Watch Vocal Coach Beth Roars Analyze Rammstein’s “Engel” Live

Vocal coach and YouTuber Beth Roars is back again with another reaction/critique video. Here she takes on Rammstein’s classic track ‘Engel’ with a firey live video! She breaks down Til Lindemann’s singing and the performance of the track as well. Catch the band on tour all summer! Check out the video now! Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Delain – Apocalypse and Chill

The fifth full-length release from Delain finds the Dutch symphonic metal act looking towards the future with a combined sense of fear and optimism. Appearing to presage dark, dystopian times, the riffs and beats on the latest album Apocalypse & Chill (Napalm Records) are countered (for the most part) by the uplifting vocal melodies of singer Charlotte Wessels as they suggest a more hopeful future. Continue reading

Rammstein Officially Announces Tour Dates, Venues and Ticket On Sale Date

Rammstein has officially announced their North American tour for this summer. The tour will kick off in Montreal on August 20 and will end in Mexico City on September 27. Tickets go on sale on January 24th local time. Watch this tour teaser trailer and lock in your date to see one of the most exciting bands in the world, potentially for the last time ever. Continue reading