UK Sludge/Doom band Opium Lord is dropping their brand new album tomorrow, October 11th, via the mighty Sludgelord Records. The album is great, with magnificent riffs and a guest appeance by the legend himself, Mike Scheidt of YOB! Check out the full album stream, only at Ghost Cult! Continue reading
Ghost Cult is stoked to share the full album stream from Malmö Sweden’s sludge and psychedelic band Pyramido, Fem, due out later this week via The Sign Records. Fem is the veteran bands’ fifth release, and has all the elements that the band has relied on for years in the underground, DIY music scene: songs that are equal parts heavy, intellectual, and fun. Stream Fem right now! Continue reading
Finland is one of the capitals for Metal in the entire world. No surprise that larger than life doomsters DÖ have created an epic of cosmic proportions with their new album with Astral Death Cult! The new album releases this Friday, September 20th, on vinyl via Lay Bare Recordings, all digitals platforms, and eventually on cassette, via Mercyful Tapes (great name!)! Blending a mix of stoner, doom, sludge, and psychedelic elements with hints of death and black metal, Astral Death Cult an instant earpeeler. Stream it now here at Ghost Cult! As the band likes to say, Hail Cosmos! We’re all döömed! Continue reading
Ghost Cult is stoked to partner with Grimoire Records artists Lifetime Shitlist today to bring you the première of their new single, ‘Proud Boys’! The track is the first taste of new music from their upcoming new album Bad Blood, out on August 16th and is the follow-up to their heavy as hell 2017 album Slow March. The Baltimore-bred sludge/hardcore band brings the musical and lyric fist to your face with ‘Proud Boys’, a scathing, yet intellectual strike back at racists infiltrating our society at every turn, and the means to defeat them. This is going to be your new favorite go-to song for punching Nazis out cold! Pre-order the album and stream the track below.
Despite Massachusetts trio Cazador having been a going concern for five years, Failure To Thrive (Self Release) is the band’s debut studio album, even being preceded by a live album. Having started out as a purely Sludge-based unit, their sound has evolved to incorporate a number of styles which makes this effort a short but exciting journey.
Highly-respected Ulster Sludge/Doom outfit Slomatics is as well known for its countless splits, most prominently with fellow Doom yellers Conan, as it is for its own produce. So it’s something of a surprise to discover that Canyons (Black Bow Records) is the band’s sixth album in its fifteen-year existence, but as expected it shows a soupçon of originality in the unrelenting, slothlike heaviness. Continue reading
If you’re a fan of any music that Caleb Scofield created or played, bring the tissues for this one. Cave In‘s aptly-titled Final Submission (Hydra Head) is a collection of recordings made with the band’s late bassist before his tragic death last year and contains much input from the man himself. It’s a slightly different album than fans might expect, but in many ways, it’s more meaningful for it. Continue reading