Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan) Shares New Video, New Album Due This Fall

As first reported on The Weekly Ritual, Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Black Queen, Killer Be Killed) has announced his debut solo album, Child Soldier: Creator Of God, is due for release via his label Federal Prisoner on Oct. 23rd. Pre-orders are available at the link below. Listen to the new single and watch the video for  “Do You Need Me To Remind You?“, via Revolver.  Continue reading

Watch SEVEN)SUNS Cover Cult Leader’s “Lightless Walk” 

SEVEN)SUNS has shared a video of the band performing a cover of Cult Leader’s song “Lightless Walk”! The video was recorded during quarantine and shows the band performing, along with some trippy visuals. The cover will be available for streaming next week, and they also announced their next album, Death Meditations, will be available on August 11th. You can pre-save it on Spotify in the post below. Recast under the string quartet’s hands, the track has an entirely different power and vibe to it than the original. The band is signed to Ben Weinman’s Party Smasher Inc. and appeared on The Dillinger Escape Plan’s final album and final shows ever. Watch the clip below!  Continue reading

PODCAST: Episode 97: Will Putney (Fit For An Autopsy) on his New Album with END and his Career in Producing

Ghost Cult ‘s Chief Editor Keefy caught up with uber-producer Will Putney (Fit For An Autopsy, producer for Every Time I Die, Gojira, Body Count, Knocked Loose) is releasing his new album with grindcore/hardcore metal supergroup END, Splinters From An Ever-Changing Face, this June 5th via Closed Casket Activities. We caught up with Will to discuss the origins of END, which includes members of Counterparts (Brendan Murphy — Vocals), The Dillinger Escape Plan (Billy Rymer — Drums), Fit For An Autopsy (Will Putney — Guitars), Misery Signals/Shai Hulud (Gregory Thomas — Guitars), and Reign Supreme (Jay Pepito — Drums), the new album, the bands writing process, the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on both of Will’s bands and his production work, how he got started in music as an intern with Machine, and much more. You can pre-order the new END album here, and support FFAA as well, and listen to our chat with him. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Azusa – Loop of Yesterdays

As we are stuck at home wondering what to do with all this unprecedented free time, I believe that we should invest our time to catch up with all the releases that have come out this year. Actually, I have to get into that myself, there are a lot of releases that I have missed so far this year and Azusa’s Loop of Yesterdays (Solid State Records) was one of them. I’m glad I listened to this album though, it has a very interesting balance between really heavy Melodic Death Metal riffs and progressive/experimental segments that present big ambient soundscapes.

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Greg Puciato (The Black Queen, The Dillinger Escape Plan) Shares New Solo Video

Greg Puciato has shared a new single and video from the upcoming debut solo album. Child Soldier: Creator Of God, releasing from his label Federal Prisoner and Revolver has premiered the clip for “Fire For Water” which you can watch now. Continue reading

Proggy Supergroup Azusa Shares New Single and Video, New Album Incoming

International Supergroup Azusa, featuring vocalist Eleni Zafiriadou (Sea + Air), bassist Liam Wilson (The Dillinger Escape Plan), guitarist Christer Espevoll (Extol), and drummer David Husvik (Extol) — have dropped the new single and video for the track ‘Monument’ over at Revolver Magazine. The song comes from the forthcoming second album, Loop of Yesterdays, due out April 10 via Solid State Records. Loop of Yesterdays is available for pre-order at the link below! Watch the clip for Monument. Continue reading

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: January 17th New Music Releases

Purchase And Stream All The New Music Released Today!

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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

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: September 6th New Music Releases

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PODCAST: EPISODE 31: Steven Alexander of The Black Queen Talks History, Technology, and The Future

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