Sacred Reich Shares New Music Video for “Salvation”

Sacred Reich has debuted their new music video for ‘Salvation’ from their amazing 2019 comeback album Awakening, out now via Metal Blade Records. Shot and edited by Fiaz Farrelly, watch the clip now! Continue reading

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CLASSIC ALBUMS REVISITED: Pantera’s “Reinventing The Steel” Turns 20

What happens when a band hits maturity? It’s bound to happen to all the bands you love. It’s definitely hard for some fans to accept when their favorite band, was once new and youthful have become the elder statesmen of the scene. Some bands also struggle to come to terms with aging and changing. Others try and recapture their earlier sounds, while others strive to evolve. This is what happened to Pantera twenty years ago when they created their album Reinventing The Steel (East/West). Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Body Count – Carnivore

You gotta face the facts, you will never be as cool as Ice-T. Never. He came from the streets of Los Angeles to become an iconic figure of Hip-Hop, movies and television, and Metal music. For some people, it seems like there is no mountain they can’t climb, and Ice is one of those guys. Sure, he could chill and sit back on the Law and Order: SVU Special Victims Unit money, and all those royalties. In actuality, he has been working harder than ever on music the last decade-plus, specifically for his groundbreaking band Body Count. All the evidence you need is on their new album, Carnivore. (Century Media). Continue reading

Battlecross Shares Photo from The Studio, Working on New Material

Detroit metallers Battlecross has teased a new photo from the studio where the band is working on mateiral for a future release. The band has been teasing the idea of new music for some time, and their last release was 2015’s Rise To Power via Metal Blade Records. The band performed last fall as opening support for Philip H. Anselmo and The Illegals, in their hometown (video below). Hopefully, this activity means we will get some new tunes from this awesome, essential heavy band soon! Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE STREAM: Kill Ritual “Touch the Dark” Official Lyric Video

Ghost Cult is bringing you the furiously savage and melodic Thrash Metal of Kill Ritual today, and their anthemic new lyric video for ‘Touch The Dark’. The track comes from their upcoming third full-length album The Opaque and the Divine, and the Bay Area-based group are not only looking to follow their forbearers’ footsteps but also chat their own path. T/he new album is due out The album is scheduled for release on March 27th, 2020 via “POS illegal torrent file sharing and old school metal head tape trading”. For the uninitiated, Kill Ritual will find fans in modern bands, but also old school heads that love Forbidden and Kreator. Check out the ‘Touch the Dark’ lyric video right now! Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Beekeeper – “Vargas”

 

San Diego Thrash metallers Beekeeper are streaming their debut music video today, here at Ghost Cult! The clip for their track ‘Vargas’ is a comedic romp that shows off track and will remind you of the hilarious 1990s videos Beastie Boys made with Spike Jones and the kind of videos Exodus would make is Paul Baloff were still alive, Satan rest his soul! ‘Vargas’ was directed by Luc Hollywood, edited by Luc Hollywood and Adam Wollach, and comes off of their 2017 album Slaves To The Nothing. Watch the clip now! Continue reading

Josh Pappe, Early Bassist for D.R.I. Has Died, Age 53

Josh Pappe, Punk rock bassist who played on two crucial albums of Crossover Thrash for Dirty Rotten Imbeciles (D.R.I.) has died. He was 53. As of press time, no cause of death has been revealed. Pappe who was in D.R.I. from different periods from 1983 -1984, and 1985 -1998 and played on both Crossover and 4 of A Kind contributed to both legendary albums for the genre. Josh had performed most of his life in bands in and out of D.R.I. We send our condolences out to Josh’s family and friends at this time. Continue reading