Iconic New York Hardcore Vocalist Eddie Leeway Pompino of Leeway Has Died


Sad news as legendary Leeway frontman Eddie Leeway has died. The news was shared on the Official Eddie Leeway Instagram that Eddie, Edward Anthony Pomponio, had passed in his sleep on April 19th, 2024. The post was immediately followed by an outpouring of love and grief in the comments from the Hardcore and Metal music community. Eddie had been in hospice care since March 30th as he battled cancer for over four years. In true Eddie fashion, he fought and was positive until the end. Leeway is one of the most distinctive and copied hardcore bands, but hard to replicate their sound due to Eddie’s unique vocal delivery. Funeral arrangements have been announced at the links below. RIP Eddie Leeway!Continue reading

PREVIEW: Record Store Day 2024 Essential Rock, Metal and Punk Releases

Another Record Store Day is upon us and we are still to bring you our pretty comprehensive list of what releases we think you should be picking up, and labels you ought to support. We get that commercialism and capitalism a kind of destroying the whole world, but at the same time if you love music, and if you especially love underground music, you want to support artists as hardcore as possible. The best way to do that is to put money in their pockets so they can keep doing what you love, and what they love. Continue reading

CONCERT REVIEW: HEATH – Pixel Grip – King Yoseph – Sacred Skin Live at August Hall

San Francisco on a Tuesday. I decided to walk downtown since it was a nice night as I jammed out to help with my earbuds all the way there from West Soma. It was already a long line to get in but the staff there is always excellent and usher people in quickly. Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Jack Grisham of T.S.O.L. Talks The “A-Side Graffiti” Album and Being An Elder Punk

In this episode, Ghost Cult Keefy chatted with Punk Rock legend Jack Grisham of T.S.O.L. ! Their new album “A-Side Graffiti” is out now on Kitten Robot Records! Jack discussed the new album, his choices of cover songs, his love or RnB singers such as Amerie, working with Keith Morris of Circle Jerks , the many hats he wears such as actor – published author – screenwriter, and his memories if the classic 1980s Punk movie “Suburbia” by Penelope Spheeris! Continue reading

From Ashes To New Share a Single and Video for “One Foot In The Grave” Featuring Aaron Pauley (Of Mice and Men)

Alt-metallers, From Ashes To New, have announced the release of a digital deluxe edition of their 2023 concept album, Blackout. It comes out on June 07th, via the Better Noise Music record label. This news comes along with the release of their new single, “One Foot In The Grave” (featuring Aaron Pauley from Of Mice and Men),” accompanied by a music video directed by longtime collaborator JosiahX. Check it out below and read more from the band.
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Mandoki Soulmates Share a Single and Video for “We Stay Loud” – New Album Out Soon

International, inter-generational, rock and fusion supergroup, Mandoki Soulmates, have released their new single and lyric video, “We Stay Loud.” It is the 3rd track to be taken off their upcoming album, A Memory Of Our Future. The full-length is due out May 10th, via InsideOut Music records. Head into the article below to catch the new video and more from Mandoki Soulmates.
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The Exies Share Their New Single and Video for “For What It’s Worth” – Reunion Show at The Viper Room Coming Soon

Alt-rockers, The Exies have just released their latest comeback single and video, “For What It’s Worth.” The new video features never-before-seen footage transports fans of the band’s formative years. They will also be performing a reunion show at infamous LA venue, the Viper Room, on May 29th. Head into the article below for the new track and more information.
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Aatmaa Share Their Debut Single and Video “Hidden Bruises – New Album “Cataclysm” Coming Soon

Brand-new alt-rock outfit, Aatmaa, have just released their very first single, “Hidden Bruises.” The track comes with an official music video, directed and produced by the band’s own Ashwin Deepankar, assisted by videographer Aaron Ehinger. It is the first taste of music off their debut album, Cataclysm, which they release independently on Friday, June 07th, digitally and on vinyl. Check out the new video and more below.
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