Welcome To Rockville 2019 Review

How can you top an unforgettable end to a three day Welcome to Rockville festival in 2018 when Ozzy gave us one hell of a send-off? You take the anticipation of thousands of Tool fans who are busting at the seams waiting for the new album to release, and you give them more of a tease by making Tool the final headliner in this year’s Welcome to Rockville Festival, that’s how. We all heard the rumors that Tool was going to debut two new songs (‘Descending’ and ‘Invincible’) during Welcome to Rockville, and they delivered with this history-making moment that fans have not stopped sharing and talking about, whether they were present to witness it or not. Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Epicenter Festival 2019

Kicking off today, Epicenter Festival the replacement for Carolina Rebellion, makes its debut event by Danny Wimmer Presents gets underway in North Carolina! Tool, Judas Priest, Foo Fighters, Korn, Rob Zombie, Evanescence, The Cult, Meshuggah, Mark Lanegan Band, Mastodon,Killswitch Engage, Architects, Tom Morello, High On Fire, Zeal & Ardor, Knocked Loose, Slothrust, Vein, Ho99o9o, Basement, The Dirty Nil, and many more have joined the bill. Epicenter takes place May 10-12 at the Rockingham Festival Grounds with the rest of the lineup below. Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Welcome To Rockville 2019

Welcome To Rockville returns to rule over Florida this weekend as southeasts home for amazing rock and metal experiences. Heading up the bill will be Tool, Korn, Rob Zombie, Incubus, Evanescence, Shinedown, Judas Priest and many more. Taking over Metropolitan Park In Jacksonville, FL, Welcome To Rockville 2019 takes place May 3rd, 4th, & 5th. Tickets and VIP packages go on sale Friday, December 7 At Noon ET at the link below. Continue reading

Zeal & Ardor Stream A Brand New Song – ‘Baphomet’, New Live Album Incoming

Zeal & Ardor, by Susanne A. Maathuis Photography

Experimental Blues, Gospel, and Black Metal band Zeal & Ardor has released a brand new single, the decidedly aggro ‘Baphomet’ for your ears to bleed to. The previously unreleased track comes from their forthcoming new live album Live In London, due out on March 22 via record label MVKA. Including 4 previously unreleased songs for a total of 22 tracks, ‘Live In London’ is the entire recording of the band’s headline show at the Electric Ballroom in London last December. Besides CD and digital formats, fans will also be able to pre-order a special double 180g white vinyl. Jam out the new track now! Continue reading

GUEST POST: Marius Sjøli of Fauna Timbre – Top Albums Of 2018

As we now countdown to the final few sleeps of 2019, it’s time to share more of these End of Year lists from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe. Norwegian dark doom band Fauna Timbre released their excellent new EP, Altering Echoes recently via Red Orchard Records. Vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Marius Sjøli has shared his eclectic and thoughtful Top 10 albums of 2018. Continue reading

GUEST POST: Donnay Clancy from The Noise Cartel – 2018 in Review

 

Not only is Donnay Clancy, publicist at The Noise Cartel, one of the friendliest (and most patient with us!) going, she also sends us great music from Century Media and Sumerian Records (amongst other labels), including acts such as Asking Alexandria, and Ghost Cult favourites At The Gates, and Between The Buried And Me. She also, as you will see, continues the theme of the UK’s metal PR people have THE best taste in music… Continue reading

GUEST POST: El of Incite’s Top Ten Albums Of 2018

For the next edition of our end of year guest posts, we have El, bassist of Incite, and all-around good dude and his Top Albums of 2018. Incite drops their new album, Built To Destroy next month from minusHead Records. We’ll be sharing more lists like this one, 2018 memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe all month-long. Continue reading

GHOST CULT ALBUMS OF THE YEAR 2018 Part 3 (10-6)

With another calendar year of stellar heavy, alternative and progressive music behind us, we continue our countdown of the best of the best albums, as voted for by the Ghost Cult global team. People Power Part I took us from 70 through to 26, Part II took us down the back straight, ticking off albums 25 to 11, and now we come round the final bend and as Part III presents the albums that charted 10 through 2 of the Ghost Cult Albums Of The Year, 2018. 

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