Continuum – Designed Obsolescence

Designed Obsolescence (Unique Leader), the latest LP from Technical Death Metal supergroup (we’ll get to that) Continuum has a quite a bit going for it. Continuum hails from the modern death metal hotbed that is California and features former members of acts ranging from Rings of Saturn, Allegaeon, Pathology, Decrepit Birth and more, so you don’t even have to listen to a single note on Designed Obsolescence to know that these dudes can play. Yeah, they can fucking play with technicality and precision that this writer will never grasp. Continue reading

The Faceless Announce “Planetary Duality” 10th Anniversary Tour

The Faceless have announced their “Planetary Duality” 10th Anniversary Tour taking place this fall. The brilliant but volatile tech death band has tapped Rings of Saturn, The Last Ten Seconds of Life, Vale of Pnath, and Interloper as direct support. Tickets are on sale at the link below. Continue reading

Origin, Rings Of Saturn, Hideous Divinity And Graveslave Team Up For Spring Tour Of Europe

In what may be the best death metal bill of the spring, Origin, Rings Of Saturn, Hideous Divinity and Graveslave have announced a European tour. All dates on sale now. Origin continues to tour behind their 2017 album Unparralled Universe, released via Nuclear Blast. Hail space!

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Ozzfest Meets Knotfest Live At Glen Helen Amphitheater, San Bernadino, CA

 

Fans from all over the world converged in the mountains of San Bernadino, California for Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2017. Taking place at the Glen Helen Amphitheater & Festival Grounds, the scenic vista of mostly blue skies and mountains all around us was the perfect setting for a weekend of some of the most entertaining, heaviest bands on Earth. After arriving in California a night early, but missing the pre-party show, the Ghost Cult crew got settled in at our hotel, had a great meal and beers at BJ’s Brewhouse, and rested up for the big weekend ahead. Continue reading

Ozzfest Meets Knotfest Takes Over Southern California This Weekend

 

Ozzfest Meets Knotfest returns again to San Bernadino California today in a weekend jam-packed with incredible metal headliners, and some of the best up and coming bands in the world. The 2017 Ozzfest Meets Knotfest takes place Glen Helen Amphitheater & Festival Grounds in California today, November 4th and tomorrow, November 5th, and we get you ready to go! Continue reading

Rings of Saturn – Ultu Ulla

While the deathcore genre really has not put out any stellar releases this year, or really in the past couple of years, Rings of Saturn have put together quite a collection of songs in their latest release, Ultu Ulla (Nuclear Blast). While not being a fan of the earlier material, this latest album from the Bay Area Deathcore group actually had me intrigued for a few spins. Between the guitar wankery and the well-placed/tasteful breakdowns, the record carries itself from start to finish with no real need for a skip button. Continue reading