Watch Fan-Filmed Video of Metallica’s Second Concert of the M72 World Tour 2024, Including The Tour Debuts of “Inamorata” and “Breadfan”

Metallica kicked off year two of their M72 World Tour last Friday, May 24th in Munich Germany! The band continues to tour behind their 2023 album 72 Seasons (Blackened Recordings, read our review here) performing deep cuts, and hits. The band again on Sunday with a “no repeats performance” with the tour debut of “Inamorata” and “Bredfan!” Every weekend’s events features two different shows, with no repeated songs in the set list either night, along with other events, including their extended merch pop-up shops their M72 Takeover Weekend! Check our our review of the St. Louis weekend last year, and videos from the first show of the year!

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INTERVIEW: Eddie Berg of Imminence Discusses Their New Album “The Black” and More

In our latest episode – Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with vocalist/violinist Eddie Berg of Swedish Progressive Metalcore band Imminence! The band just released their killer new album “The Black” via Believe Music! Eddie discussed the origins of the band, some love for native bands like In Flames, how they make music, the local scene where they live, and some love for Linkin Park!Continue reading

Peanut Butter Mosquito Announce First New Single in Almost Two Decades “When I Die” – Out Soon

After a nearly 20-year break from the public eye, alt-rockers, Peanut Butter Mosquito, have returned with their new single, “When I Die.” The song explores the impact of technology on society, and is due to drop on May 31st. Keep reading in the article below to find out more.
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Honey Revenge Drop Their New Single “Recipe For Disaster” – Extended Re-issue of the Album “Retrovision” Coming Soon

Pop-rock duo, Honey Revenge, have shared a brand new single, “Recipe For Disaster,” via Thriller Records. This is their first single since their debut album, Retrovision, and will feature on the extended version of the album, due out August 2024. Retrovision originally released in 2023, featuring fan-favorites, “Airhead,” “Rerun” and “Distracted.” Check out the new single and more below.
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Gozu Book US Tour Dates with Baroness

After recently touring with The Obsessed and Howling Giant, Boston rock outfit, Gozu (Blacklight Media/Metal Blade Records), have announced a run of US live dates supporting Baroness. Gozu will appear on the tour from May 31st in Portland, Maine through June 10th in Des Moines, Iowa. Following this, they will appear on this year’s Louder Than Life festival in September and Aftershock in October. Find more details below.
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The Dollyrots Share a Video for “Trees Sway” – Band On Tour Soon

The DollyrotsKelly Ogden (bass and vocals), Luis Cabezas (guitar and vocals), and Simon Hancock (drums) – have just released the official video for their track, “Trees Sway.” The song is taken from their recent album, Night Owls, which was released in October 2023 by Wicked Cool Records. They are also about to set off on a Sumner of US tour dates, starting in Seattle on June 14th. Check out the new video, live listings, and more below.
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Primordial Play at Maryland Deathfest, US Tour Dates with Bloodbath, Archgoat, and Severe Torture This Week

Dublin-based pagan metal legends, Primordial, performed at the Maryland Deathfest in Baltimore, Maryland on May 26th. The festival appearance will then be followed by four special shows supporting Bloodbath. The short live run begins on May 28th in Chicago, continuing through Seattle, Mesa, and Los Angeles. Primordial are touring in continued support of their latest Metal Blade Records album, How It Ends. Additional support comes from Archgoat and Severe Torture. Keep reading below for live listings and more.
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Shepherds Reign Share Their New Single and Video “Ala Mai”

Polynesian metal band, Shepherds Reign, have just shared their latest single and video, “Ala Mai,” via Golden Robot Records. The song is the title track of their most recent album, which came out last August, and translates to “Awaken” in Samoan. Keep reading below to catch the brand new video and more from Shepherds Reign.
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CLASSIC ALBUMS REVISITED: Slipknot – “Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)” Turns 20

The album that would become Slipknot’s third album, and the crucial masterpiece in their history, almost didn’t happen at all. Between the hard-fought success of Iowa (Roadrunner Records), the well-documented interpersonal relationship issues between the nine band members, rising fame and pressure, side bands like Stone Sour, To My Surprise, and Murderdolls, and “off the field issues,” you couldn’t blame this band if they imploded totally around this time. However, overcoming themselves and all of these obstacles; Slipknot’s Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Versus) (a great pun on Salman Rushdie’s controversial book, The Satanic Verses, is one of their best albums, along with their debut might be their finest hour. It is certainly their biggest hit album on a lot of levels. It yielded six singles and as we like to say on the Glacially Musical podcast (where we reviewed this album), an album has a bunch of singles if it’s selling and the band is doing well on tour. Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Lionheart Guitarist Steve Mann on Crafting Hard Rock Magic for “The Grace Of A Dragonfly”

In this episode, guitarist Steve Mann of the British hard rock band Lionheart (ft. ex-members of Iron Maiden, Shy, Grand Slam, The Sweet, MSG, Pat Travers) checks in with Keefy. Steve dives into the creative process behind the album and the band’s journey in crafting their signature hard rock sound. Their new album “The Grace Of A Dragonfly,” is now available on Metalville Records. Continue reading