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
During The Black Queen’s (members of The Dillinger Escape Plan, Teflon Tel Aviv) headline tour of the US this spring, Ghost Cult’s Keefy caught up with Steven Alexander at Music Hall of Williamsburg for an interview. In a candid chat in their dressing room before the show, Steven discussed his formative years as a musician, what he learned being a guitar tech for major bands that translates over to being in a working band, the difference between writing the first TBQ album and Infinite Games (Federal Prisoner), and just how long we will have to wait for new music from the group. Continue reading
Post-Hardcore band Pleiades are releasing their new EP, At Your Mercy via the AWAL label this week, on May 31st. Some of the guys in the band submitted themselves to our unforgiving feature, recounting their single favorite concert ever. Pre-order the EP at this link here, check out their new video, and their stories. Continue reading
Diminished twin lead guitars fade in above a filthy, distorted bass line. It segues into the intro of the title track, and Death Becomes My Voice (Relapse Records) begins in ill-conceived circumstances. This intro segment is a slow crawl through power chords and crashing cymbals, and completely unrepresentative of the album as a whole. When the main bulk of the title track begins it’s clear that the slow introduction was a calm before a storm, but perhaps an unnecessary breather to kick things off. It may have worked better somewhere in the middle of this unrelenting album as something of a palate cleanser, but more on that later. Continue reading
Astronoid just released their stellar sophomore album via Blood Music. The band is currently on tour opening for Between The Buried and Me and Tesseract. Casey Aylward shares his Favorite Concert Memory in a guest post for Ghost Cult. Submitted for your approval: the greatest live band ever, The Dillinger Escape Plan!
Just yesterday we marked the one year anniversary of the end of The Dillinger Escape Plan, in the year since Greg Puciato has kept busy with his band The Black Queen. Their excellent new album Infinite Games is out now via Federal Prisoner, a label and art collective and extension of the band. The label will release Greg’s new book Separate The Dawn. In early 2019. Separate The Dawn is “220 pages of poetry, photography, and manipulated photography culled from a much larger collection of journal entries, free writing, and photos that mostly manifested from September 2016 to December 2017. 5.5″x 8.5″. Hardcover. Edition of 1000. First press. There will not be a softcover. Digital/e-book release will be at a later date. Ships around January 18th.” You can sign up for Federal Prisoner’s mailing list at the link below to get more information on the book and future news. Continue reading