Sevendust Drummer Hospitalized, Band Drops off of UK Tour

Sad news as Sevendust drummer Morgan Rose has been hospitalized. The band has announced on social media that as a result they are dropping off their upcoming UK tour with Alter Bridge that takes place starting next week. Sevendust recently finishex tracking their new album, due later in 2020 via Rise Records Continue reading

Palaye Royale Books Tour of the UK For Early 2020

Rising Rock stars Palaye Royale will return to the UK in early 2020 with a five-date headline run that includes London’s famous O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. The band is having a huge 2019, opening for Enter Shikari, performing at Donington’s legendary Download festival, appearing this weekend at Reading & Leeds fests this weekend. All dates go on sale next week at the links below. Continue reading

Bad Wolves Singer Tommy Vext Hospitalized In The UK

Bad Wolves are currently on their first tour of Europe, opening for rockers Three Days Grace. Sadly things are not going according to plan as Frontman Tommy Vext has been hospitalized in Nottingham UK for the last two days with “a severe viral bronchial infection.” The band is waiting to hear if the have to cancel any dates. We wish Tommy a speedy recovery. Continue reading

Ulcerate Confirm UK Tour with Bell Witch


New Zealand’s Ulcerate, purveyors of scintillating technical Death Metal, have confirmed they will be returning to the UK in October, this time to perform a full tour in support of their highly rated release, Vermis (Relapse)

Speaking exclusively to Ghost Cult, drummer and founding member Jamie Saint Merat had the following to say:
 “After being unable to logistically make the UK a part of our 2014 European tour, it’s going to be great to return to the region for a full run.  And having Bell Witch along for the ride is going to be pure and absolute audio decimation…”

Support comes from highly rated doom sludge overlords Bell Witch

Oct 08: Nambucca- London, UK
Oct 09: Green Door Store-  Brighton, UK
Oct 10: Temple of Boom-  Leeds, UK
Oct 11: Chameleon Arts Cade-  Nottingham, UK
Oct 12: Asylum 2- Birmingham, UK
Oct 13: Star and Garter- Manchester, UK
Oct 14: Bannermans-  Edinburgh, UK
Oct 15: Audio- Glasgow, UK
Oct 16: Northumberland Arms-  Newcastle, UK
Oct 17: The Anvil- Bournemouth, UK
Oct 18: The Exchange- Bristol, UK

Will Haven, Raging Speedhorn & Palm Reader UK Tour


Sacramento noise-merchants Will Haven bring their cascading, lurching live deep aural battery to the UK in May ahead of their impending Artery Records release Open The Mind To Discomfort 

Main support comes from Corby’s greatest, Raging Speedhorn.

Opening act on the tour is Palm Reader, who will release their second opus of skull-splitting post-hardcore, Besides The Ones We Love via In At The Deep End on 6th April.

Ahead of the tour, Palm Reader have premiered a new track ‘By The Ground, We’re Defined’

Tour dates:

May 24: Sound Control – Manchester

May 25: Duchess – York

May 26: ABC 2 – Glasgow

May 27: Academy 2 – Newcastle

May 28: Rock City (Basement) – Nottingham

Oblivionized announce February UK tour


Up and coming UK grind trio Oblivionized are hitting the boards to promote their upcoming new album Life Is A Struggle, Give Up which is due for release via fledgling label Secret Law Records in March of this year by taking the fight to the UK gig scene in February.

Bringing the chaos with them are French quartet Plebeian Grandstand, whose latest slab of atmospheric metal Lowgazers is out now on Throatruiner.

Catch the pair at the following venues near you.

7-8/02/15 – Lisbon (Portugal) – RCA Club (Burning Light Festival)

14/02/15 – Plymouth – Underground 

15/02/15 – Bristol – Exchange (Rad Not Sad Fest) 

16/02/15 – Canterbury – The Lady Luck Bar

17/02/15 – Leeds – Santiagos Bar

18/02/15 – Hull – O’Rileys

19/02/15 – Chester – The Compass

20/02/15 – Nottingham – Stuck On A Name Studios

21/02/15 – Brighton – The Green Door Store and Fitzherberts (two separate shows)




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AC/DC Confirm UK/European Tour Dates


AC/DC have confirmed their UK and European tour dates. This is behind their new album Rock Or Bust, their 17th album and first without longtime guitarist Malcolm Young who was forced to retire due to reportedly having dementia. Watch the music video for the title track here.

The status of drummer Phil Rudd remains unclear, due to accusations of threatening to kill and possession on drugs in New Zealand. He is due in court in February, facing seven years in prison if found guilty of all charges. The band has stated their would tour with or without him, and no word on if they have a replacement chosen at this time.

May 05: Gelredome – Arnhem, NETH
May 08: Zeppelinfeld – Nürnberg, GER
May 10: Rinne Dresden- Dresden, GER
May 16: Hockenheimring – Hockenheim, GER
May 19: Olympiastadion – München, GER
May 29: Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys – Barcelona, SPA
May 31: Estadio Vicente Calderón – Madrid, SPA
Jun 19: Jahnwiesen – Köln, GER
Jun 21: Messe – Hannover, GER
Jun 25: Olympiastadion – Berlin, GER
Jun 28: Hampden Park – Glasgow, UK
Jul 01: Aviva Stadium – Dublin, IRE
Jul 04: Wembley Stadium – London, UK
Jul 12: Veltins Arena – Gelsenkirchen, GER
Jul 15: Roskilde Dyrskueplads – Roskilde, DEN
Jul 17: Valle Hovin Stadion – Oslo, NOR
Jul 19: Friends Arena – Solna, SWE
Jul 22: Kantolan Tapahtumapuisto – Hämeenlinna, FIN

Korn Books UK/Europe Run in Early 2015


Korn has announced an early 2015 run of UK and select European dates.

Jan 14: 3 Arena – Dublin, IRE
Jan 16: Motorpoint Arena – Sheffield, UK
Jan 18: The Hydro – Glasgow, UK
Jan 19: Metro Radio Arena – Newcastle, UK
Jan 20: Manchester Arena – Manchester, UK
Jan 22: Echo Arena – Liverpool, UK
Jan 23: Wembley SSE Arena – London, UK
Jan 24: Motorpoint Arena – Cardiff, UK
Jan 26: The Capital FM Arena – Nottingham, UK
Jan 27: Barclaycard Arena – Birmingham, UK
Jan 29: De Oosterpoort en de Stadsschouwburg – Groningen, NET
Jan 30: Palladium – Cologne, GER
Feb 01: Alcatraz – Milan, ITA

Black Label Society and Crobot Team Up For Upcoming UK Tour

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Black Label Society and Crobot are teaming up for an upcoming UK tour in February:

Feb 11: O2 ABC – Glasgow, UK
Feb 12: The Institute – Birmingham, UK
Feb 13: Roundhouse – London, UK
Feb 14: O2 Academy – Bristol, UK
Feb 15: O2 Academy – Leeds, UK
Feb 17: UEA – Norwich, UK –
Feb 18: Rock City – Nottingham, UK
Feb 19: Academy – Manchester, UK