GIVEAWAY: Win a Music and Merch Bundle from Necrofier, Kicking off The Decibel Tour This Week

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Ghost Cult has teamed up with Houston’s Black Metal legion Necrofier to give some lucky fans killer music and merch from the band! The band released their killer full-length album Burning Shadows in the Southern Night via Season of Mist in June of 2023 and it’s full of bangers! The band joins The Decibel Tour this week, with Hulder, Worm, and Devil Master! Enter to win at our post on Instagram, with bonus entries on other socials. Make sure when you enter you use the hashtag #necrofierghostcultmag and tag some friends! Winners will be chosen at random on March 1st and notified via DM on Instagram only! Enter to win and buy your tickets to the Decibel Tour before it sells out!Continue reading


Inter Arma Return Shares a New Single and New Album Title Track “New Heaven”


New Heaven, Inter Arma’s anticipated new album, is a compelling testament to perseverance, top to bottom. The album releases April 26th, 2024 via their long-time label Relapse Records. Its thicket of ever-dense layers of doom, death, and black metal occasionally let bits of light slip in, fleeting reminders to keep going amid the tumult. The record marks a sharp turn for Inter Arma, showcasing some of the most extreme and angular songwriting the band has ever laid bare. Known for their cinematic take on sludgy, extremely cavernous, and borderline psychedelic Metal, the Richmond band broadens their dynamics by seesawing between piledriving momentum and swirling oblivion. New Heaven crushes and conquers, and illustrates what Inter Arma can truly be. Stream “New Heaven” now and pre-order the album now.Continue reading


Lamb Of God, System Of A Down, Wage War, Spiritbox and More Book Sick New World 2024 Pre-Shows


According to a published report from Lambgoat.com, Sick New World has announced a handful of pre/post-shows scheduled for prior to the day long event being held at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds in Las Vegas, NV on April 27th. Tickets for each show will go on sale Friday, March 1st at 10 AM PT. Side shows include Lamb Of God, System Of A Down, Wage War, Spiritbox and more!Continue reading


Eloy Casagrande Quits Sepultura, Replaced by Greyson Nekrutman (Suicidal Tendencies)


Sepultura announced that they has added drummer Greyson Nekrutman (Suicidal Tendencies) to the band for their planned upcoming farewell tour, in the wake of the surprise announcement that Eloy Casagrande has quit the band “for another opportunity” after almost 10 years. Read an extensive statement from the band below. Casagrande informed the band in the last month he was leaving. Eloy has been rumored to be the replacement for Jay Weinberg in Slipknot. Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Pissed Jeans – Half Divorced


Even in a world of Butthole Surfers and Cuntroaches, there’s something about the name Pissed Jeans that’s so… gross. In terms of bands with names that might bother your parents though, the Pennsylvanian four-piece’s latest record Half Divorced (Sub Pop), has more in common with The Circle Jerks (not to mention Black Flag and Fear). This album here is quintessentially hardcore in spirit (and often in sound too). Continue reading


Knocked Loose Shares a New Single and Video “Blinding Faith” – New Album Incoming


Knocked Loose has announced their new album and dropped a new single and video for “Blinding Faith” On You Won’t Go Before You’re Supposed To coming May 10th 2024 via Pure Noise Records, Knocked Loose have honed in on a diverse, cohesive, and savagely aggressive album that sums up the massive strides they’ve taken during their decade as a band, and asserts their boundless potential going forward. Internally, there was the need to challenge themselves as songwriters while retaining the merciless intensity and unflinching honesty that have always been their calling cards. Externally, there was a whole new set of eyes on the hard-touring Louisville quintet, following a banner year on the road, during which they’d brought their underground-seasoned sound to some of the world’s biggest stages. Watch the “Blinding Faith” video, stream the single, and pre-order the album below! Continue reading


INTERVIEW: Max Cavalera Talks About the Power of Go Ahead and Die, Hardcore, and More


Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with our old friend Max Cavalera (Soulfly, Cavalera, Killer Be Killed, ex-Sepultura) to discuss another of his heavy projects Go Ahead And Die! We talked about their recent album “Unhealthy Mechanisms” (read our review here) and their current headline tour of the same name, how the new material is going over live, the band’s new lineup, some thoughts on the timeline for the next Soulfly record, and much more! Continue reading


Kerry King Books Additional European Tour Dates For His New Band



Kerry King of Slayer
has booked additional tour dates in Europe, in addition to Rock AM Ring and Rock IM Park, and other previously announced US festivals and tour dates with Lamb of God and Mastodon. King is riding high on the news of the Slayer reunion and new single “Idle Hands” The debut release
From Hell Rise, will be out on May 17th, 2024. More details to follow soon. Continue reading


Something Corporate Book First Original Lineup US Tour in 20 Years



Early 2000s pop-punk band, Something Corporate, have announced their first official tour featuring the band’s five original members in over 20 years. The 16-date Out Of Office Tour kicks off June 21st in New York City at The Rooftop at Pier 17. The five-piece, with special guests to be announced, will be stopping in various cities across the US, before wrapping back home in California at LA’s Hollywood Palladium on October 11th and The Warfield in San Francisco on October 12th. Keep reading for live listings and more from the Something Corporate.
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Green Day’s Iconic Track “Basket Case” Joins The Billions Club on Spotify


Having just celebrated the 30th anniversary for their landmark Pop Punk album Dookie (Reprise Records), Green Day’s hit single “Basket Case” has joined the exclusive “Billions Club” on Spotify for crossing 1 Billion streams. “Basket Case” joined the list on the same day as Taylor Swift’s “Don’t Blame Me” (many times on the list) and while rock bands don’t often feature on the list, both AC/DC and Guns N Roses had songs cross the mark this year too. Check out Green Day’s post celebrating the “B!”

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Wax Donut Records Streaming New Wave Tribute Album “New Wave Donut” – Out Soon



Wax Donut Records are about to release their latest tribute album, New Wave Donut, due out on March 01st. Various contemporary noise rock and punk acts feature on the release, covering songs from pioneers of the new wave movement. The complete full-length is being currently being streamed via Decibel Magazine. Keep reading below to find the album and more from the label.
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