GIVEAWAY: Win A Pair of VIP Tickets to See The Slayer Reunion at Riot Fest


Ghost Cult and our partners in the Lambgoat Media Network are stoked to bring you the opportunity to win tickets to the metal event of 2024: one pair of VIP tickets to see Slayer reunite at Riot Fest 2024! Slayer recently announced their return at a series of festival headline slots this fall Enter to win at the links below and be sure to visit our friends at Lambgoat, This Day In Metal, Nu Metal Agenda, and Metal Insider! There are 5 chances to win between all five sites with 10 VIP tickets up for grabs. This Giveaway is only for VIP tickets to the festival.* Enter at the form below!Continue reading

PODCAST: The Weekly Ritual Rock and Metal News Show Live 3-1-24

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CONCERT REVIEW: Hulder – Devil Master – Worm – Necrofier Live at Thee Stork Club

The Bay Area is a funny place. In the three-plus years I have lived here I have seen countless great shows in venues large and small. When it comes right down to it, the best shows have been the intimate ones. The uncomfortable ones. The ones when you are right up against people to an unhealthy level, but you’re all feeling every moment of the music together, the ritual, the metal of it all. These are the unforgettable ones that are burned into my brain. Having never been to Thee Stork Club before, I can tell tonight was going to be one of those nights as I headed over for The Decibel Tour, featuring Hulder, Devil Master, Worm, and Necrofier.Continue reading

Capra Books US Headline Tour as Dates Supporting Escuela Grind Kickoff This Weekend

Louisiana-based metallic hardcore outfit Capra Books US Headlining Tour as Dates Supporting Escuela Grind Kickoff This Weekend will head West this April/May on a short headlining tour. The journey begins April 25th in Houston, Texas and runs through May 8th in Fort Worth, Texas. Support will be provided by Slow Pulse and Cold View on select dates.Continue reading

Blacktop Mojo Releases New Single “As The Light Fades” – New Album “Pollen” Coming Soon

Post-Grunge Rock band Blacktop Mojo has shared a new single “As The Light Fades” – a track totally unlike anything they’ve created before, to be followed by their latest full-length studio album, Pollen, on April 5th 2024. “As The Light Fades” is a feel-good anthem and a passionate track that oozes with infectious energy of summer and young love.Continue reading

Austin Psych Fest 2024 Adds Metz, Sweeping Promises, Luna Li, Golden Dawn Arkestra, Joy Again, Caramelo Haze, Gouge Away, Jaron Marshall (Black Pumas), and More

Marking two months to the festival, Austin Psych Fest (brought to you by the producers of Levitation Fest) has announced lineup additions + kick off parties! The news follows Levitation winning Best Festival in The Austin Chronicle’s Music Awards, as voted by the Austin public, taking home the top fest award for the 3rd year in a row ahead of music festival juggernauts like SXSW and ACL Fest. The fest has added Metz, Sweeping Promises, Luna Li, Golden Dawn Arkestra, Joy Again, Caramelo Haze, Gouge Away, Jaron Marshall (Black Pumas), along with Courtney Barnett, Alvvays, Kurt Vile & The Violators, The Black Angels, All Them Witches, Chicano Batman, Witch, Dehd, Blondshell, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Frankie And The Witch Fingers, Earthless and many more! Austin Psych Fest takes place April 26-28, 2024 at The Far Out Lounge and other venues in Austin, TX. Passes are available for purchase at the links below.Continue reading

Supergroup Black Country Communion Shares a New Single and Video “Stay Free” – New Album “V” Incoming

Black Country Communion, the iconic rock supergroup featuring the talents of Joe Bonamassa, Glenn Hughes, Jason Bonham, and Derek Sherinian, is thrilled to announce the upcoming release of their highly anticipated fifth studio album, V, available worldwide on June 14. To celebrate, fans are treated to the immediate release of the album’s heavy funk lead single, “Stay Free,” out today on all major streaming platforms. Watch a teaser for the upcoming music video here.Continue reading

S.O.R.M Drop New Single “Under My Skin” Featuring Doug Blair (W.A.S.P.)

Rising hard rock outfit S.O.R.M has just dropped their new single, “Under My Skin.” This an alternative, original version of the piano piece title track from the band’s recent album, released in 2023. It features guest appearances from legendary W.A.S.P. guitarist, Doug Blair, and The Nightflight Orchestra’s Anna Brygård. Check it out in the article below and read more from the band.
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Kid Brunswick Shares New Single and Video “Collide”

London born Kid Brunswick has revealed his latest single, “Collide,” which has been released via the believe label. It kicks off a series of new music to be released by the artist over the next few months, culminating in the final part of his EP series later this Summer. Check out the new video below.
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Bob Vylan Share Single “Makes Me Violent” – New Album Out Soon

Following on from their recent BBC6music B-list track “Hunger Games,” Bob Vylan have released their brand new single, “Makes Me Violent.” It comes from the bands new album, Humble As The Sun, which is due out on the 05th of April via their own Ghost Theatre records. Check out the new song below, and read more from the duo.
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