SikTh Reunites Original Line Up and Announces Comeback Shows


Legendary British Prog-Metallers SikTh have announced a reunion, bringing back their explosive original line up for two exclusive shows in Manchester and London. Dual vocalists Mikee Goodman and Justin Hill, guitarists Dan Weller and Graham Pinney, bassist James Leach and drummer/percussionist Dan Foord will perform for the first time in five years. The band commeted on this momentous news:

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MY FAVOURITE CONCERT MEMORY: Creature discusses Slipknot, Bon Iver, Radiohead, Deftones and More


Creature just released their brand new EP Hound, their second release in 2019 following their brutal Hex EP. The band will kick off a mini-tour of the UK in a few weeks. The band checked in with some of their favorite concert memories for our readers!Continue reading


Khaidian – Penumbra


London’s Khaidian, while not exactly new to the UK’s DIY metal scene, start 2019 off with ambition to set themselves apart from the herd. Not content to be catalogued as one thing or the other, the foursome present to us their debut record Penumbra (Armalyte Industries) in the hopes to push Metal’s boundaries with their blend of poly-rhythmic technicality and electronic flair.Continue reading


Black Peaks – Bossk – Gold Key: Live at The Underworld


It’s a sell-out. This won’t come as any surprise to those who have followed the rapid, upward trajectory of Brighton’s Black Peaks but this is, as they say, a bit of a “moment” for a band that many have got justifiably excited about. This current tour, a showcase for their second album, the widely admired All That Divides (Rise Records), will see the band traverse the UK, but this stop off in the capital, on the same day that Marmozets are playing up the road and Crossfaith playing down the road still has touts asking (and getting) silly amounts of money outside the tube station is proof positive that this band have engineered more than a little bit of excitement about them.Continue reading


Monuments – Phronesis


Back in the early days of the djent scene, British metallers Monuments were seen as one of the early originators of the style and rose alongside the likes of Textures and TesseracT (plus, of course to some influential degree Meshuggah and SikTh), yet seemed slower than most to ride the tide of momentum, with a full-length debut release coming significantly later than other bands from that cadre.Continue reading


Krank’d Up Festival Books Sikth With More To Be Announced


Krank’d Up Festival, South Africa’s leading metal festival has announced progressive metal legends Sikth as their first international act to perform this year. They will be joined by many more names coming soon. Sponsored by Monster Energy, Krank’d Up Festival takes place on Saturday, 29 September at Sundowners, Alberton. An international headliner will be announced soon, along with 19 spectacular South African rock and metal acts.Continue reading


Camden Rocks To Take Over London Next Month


Camden Rocks will spread through London next month as two-hundred bands will play across twenty venues from June 2nd on to kick odd the summer Maxïmo Park, Public Image Limited (PiL), Twin Atlantic, Sikth, Mallory Knox, Hacktivist, Pop Will Eat Itself, The Professionals and Crazytown are among the bands confirmed and many more bands to be announced still. Continue reading


Carnifex, The Faceless, Oceano, Sikth, John Frum And More Lead This Weekend’s Complexity Fest


Taking over The Netherlands this weekend, Complexity Fest brings together the best in deathcore, death metal, progressive and other kinds of extreme music under one roof kicks off tonight. Running at the venerable Patronaat hall in Haarlem, NL, Complexity Fest features Carnifex, The Faceless, Oceano, Sikth, John Frum, Aversions Crown, Dodecahedrone, Blanck Mass, Dodheimsgard, Vola, Three Trapped Tigers, and many more. Tickets are on sale now at the link below.Continue reading


GUEST POST: Gavin Bushell Of Godsticks Shares His Top 10 Of 2017


 

Ghost Cult once again brings you “End Of Year” lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the world. In this post, Gavin Bushell of Godsticks share his Top 10 Albums Of 2017.Continue reading