MY FAVORITE CONCERT MEMORY: Joel Quartuccio of Being As An Ocean

Being As An Ocean just released their slamming new album Proxy: An A.N.I.M.O. Story! and are currently getting ready for a month of dates for their new European tour kicking off on November 1st. Joel Quartuccio has checked in with not one, but two of his favorite concert memories ever in a guest post for Ghost Cult! Continue reading

The Punk Rock MBA Examines How Suicide Silence Redefined Deathcore

Music Marketing expert and YouTuber Finn McKenty’s Punk Rock MBA channel has done another video examining the wide-reaching impact of bands. In a brand new episode, Finn investigates Suicide Silence, their humble beginnings, their meteoric rise, and the factors behind their lasting impact and traction in the Deathcore genre. Check it out! Continue reading

Mark Heylmun Is “On Hiatus” From Suicide Silence

In a post to his Instagram account, Suicide Silence guitarist Mark Heylmun announced that has been on a hiatus from the band since February, and thus answering fan questions about why he has not been on the current tour with the band, the Rage Fest Tour. He has been temporarily replaced live in the band by Mike “Lonestar” Carrigan of Darkest Hour. Mark says he’ll return to the band at some point “when the time is right”. Read his statement below. Continue reading

Chelsea Grin – Eternal Nightmare

If I had to take a stab at it, I’d say that Chelsea Grin falls somewhere between Emmure and Thy Art Is Murder on the Deathcore Richter scale. Lots of breakdowns triggered kick drums, and chugging guitar bits to please the ear gauged masses, with the occasional flash of serious technicality, are in order on new LP Eternal Nightmare (Rise). That shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone who’s familiar with these Salt Laker’s past output, but the shame is that Eternal Nightmare could’ve been more. Continue reading

Suicide Silence’s Eddie Hermida Issues Statement On Recent Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

Earlier this week a woman (name redacted) accused Suicide Silence vocalist Eddie Hermida of “emotionally and sexually manipulating” her while she was 17 and he was 32 (read her full statement here). In the wake of the recent allegations, Eddie has now issued a public statement online. Continue reading