FESTIVAL REVIEW: RPM FEST 2022 – Live at Millers Falls Rod and Gun Club

RPM Fest… three days in the woods at Millers Falls Rod and Gun Club in Montague, Massachusetts of Western MA with all of the homies, great food, great drinks, yard games, drag bingo, metal yoga, karaoke, and more metal, punk, and ska music than you can shake a battle vest at. It’s been two years since RPM Fest happened due to the ongoing pandemic. But this year it was able to make its mighty return as the official end-of-summer send-off party that it is known to be, this past Labor Day Weekend.

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EP REVIEW: Volcandra – Border World

Coming out of Louisville, Kentucky is Volcandra with a brand new 4 song EP jam-packed and overflowing with melodic Black Metal fury. Their 2020 debut full-length debut, Into the Azure, was met with tons of fanfare thanks to their science fiction futuristic driven songwriting approach and furious live performances. Border World (Prosthetic) is just enough to satisfy their fan’s appetites until another proper full length can be produced.Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Listen to Volcandra Cover Opeth’s Classic – “Demon Of The Fall”


Melodic Black Metal band Volcandra have cooked up something particularly sinister to escort you into the holidays. The band has released a blistering cover of Opeth’s classic song “Demon of The Fall”, originally heard on their third album, My Arms Your Hearse. They also had excellent contributions from Emily Low (Oubliette / The Artisan Era) on guest backing vocals and artwork from the talented Varises Otak. 2020 was a big year for the group from Louisville, as they released their debut album, Into The Azure. The band knocked it out of the park with this cover and an exciting surprise to be sure. Check out the stream now, only at Ghost Cult. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE ALBUM STREAM: Volcandra – “Into The Azure”

Louisville-based Melodic Black Metal entity Volcandra is releasing their debut full-length album, tomorrow, February 28th, 2020. Apt for the chilling winter, Into The Azure culls the band’s love of both classic and modern sounds with a flair for dramatic tunefulness in their songcraft. Ghost Cult is hyped to bring you the exclusive full-album stream! You can pre-order the album now at their Bandcamp and catch the band on their mini-tour celebrating the release, kicking off tomorrow night at their hometown haunt, Magnolia Bar. Continue reading