FESTIVAL REVIEW: Tons of Rock 2019

After six years at the Fredriksten Fortress in at Halden Norway, it was clear Tons of Rock needed more space. So here we are in the biggest city in Norway, Oslo, at the new home for the festival. From my American point of view, this was wonderful to see so many bands I have enjoyed but haven’t made it across the sea. With three stages and forty bands, two of the said stages named in honor of famous Norwegian expressionist artist Edvard Munch. The Scream and Vampire had an electric mix of hard and most styles of metal. In addition to the campgrounds, there was plenty of rides, painted art and music for sale to browse on these bright and sunny Oslo days. Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Tons of Rock 2019

We are just hours away from the start of Norway’s biggest Rock and Metal Festival of the Year, Tons of Rock! Ghost Cult will be on hand to cover the sights and sounds of the fest and bring you coverage via our socials as well as a full review and photo set after the festival. Check out our preview of the can’t miss bands each day! Taking place from 27-to the 29th of June at Ekebergsletta in Oslo, Norway, the successful festival entered into a partnership earlier this year with Live Nation Norway, for this and future editions of the festival! There was a pre-party last night at the Oslo Opera House where Accept performed with a Symphony Orchestra! In addition to camping, the festival has food, its own craft Beer Tonf of Pils, a metal marketplace and much more. Continue reading

Ulver Cancels West Coast Tour of The USA

Citing low ticket sales against a large risk financially, Ulver has canceled their previously announced west coast tour of the USA that was to kick off in a month. The band made a lengthy, candid apology on Facebook today, and hopefully, they will return to the US in the future. The band played two sold-out shows in New York City, their first two shows ever in America in March. Continue reading

Ulver Prepares New Live Release, First US Shows Incoming

Ulver has announced a new live album Drone Activity, coming from their label House of Mythology on May 11th, 2019. The band has shared a new teaser video “Blood, Fire, Woods, Diamonds”. This all comes on the eve of the bands first two tour dates ever in America on March 20th and 21st. Night one of the 21st is sold out. You can get tickets for night two at the link below. Continue reading