INTERVIEW: Per Wiberg Breaks Down His New Album – “The Serpent’s Here”


Ghost Cult welcomed back former guest and a favorite of ours: Per Wiberg (Spiritual Beggars, ex-Opeth, Candlemass, Clutch/The Bakerton Group, Switchblade, Kamchatka)! He recently released his new solo album “The Serpent’s Here” via Despotz Records. Per broke down the the new album with us, chats about his artwork, and always looking to the future and not backwards musically!Continue reading


PODCAST: The Weekly Ritual Rock and Metal News Show Live 3-29-24


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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Per Wiberg – “Blackguards Stand Silent”


Swedish multi-instrumentalist and legend Per Wiberg recently released his new solo album The Serpent’s Here via Despotz Records. Ghost Cult has teamed up with Per to release his new music video for the track “Blackguards Stand Silent!” Stay tuned for more from Per and Ghost Cult, including our exclusive interview next week!Continue reading


Per Wiberg (Opeth, Spiritual Beggars, Candlemass) Shares His Single “Blackguards Stand Silent” from New Album, Out Soon



Swedish multi-instrumentalist, Per Wiberg, has just unveiled his latest solo single, “Blackguards Stand Silent.” This is the final single from his upcoming new album, The Serpent’s Here, which is due out March 15th via Despotz Records. Head into the article below to hear the new track, and read more from Wiberg.
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Inferno Metal Festival Announces Official Art Exhibition



Inferno Festival Norway has officially announced the Inferno Art Exhibition, a journey through different mediums, exploring the minds of artists across their personal worlds of creativity, inspiration and imagination. The exhibit will take place from March 27-31 at Clarion The Hub Hotel, and will be open for public access on the opening day and weekend. Keep reading below for more information.
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Gorgoroth Replace At The Gates at Inferno Metal Festival


Inferno Metal Festival has announced that Gorgoroth has been added to the lineup, headlining the Friday, after At The Gates cancelled all of their upcoming live appearances. Taking place from March 28-31, 2024 across several venues in Oslo (NO), the event has opened refund requests for the Friday. Keep reading below for more information.
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Inferno and Summer Breeze Join Forces with New Band Exchange Program


Norway’s Inferno Metal Festival and Germany’s Summer Breeze Open Air have partnered up to bring emerging talent a new opportunity. Starting in 2024, the events will be running a collaborative band exchange, trading developing artists between the two countries. Head into the article below to find out more about this new initiative.

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Me And That Man, Mantar, Befouled and More Added to Inferno Festival 2024


Norway’s Inferno Metal Fest have announced another batch of artists for their March 2024 lineup. Now joining the bill – which already features At The Gates, Candlemass, and many others – are Me and That Man, Mantar, Befouled, Zustand Null, and Visegard. Find out more about these new additions in the article below.

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Bloodstock Festival 2023 – Part 1


 

A lot has changed in the twenty years since my first Bloodstock. What began as a relatively small indoor gathering in the middle of Derby city centre now welcomes around fifteen thousand metal fans from around the world annually. From two days, two halls, a signing room, and a “Metal Market” to four days, four stages, a signing tent, art gallery, gaming zone, and curiosities such as Viking battles and even early morning Heavy Metal Aerobics sessions, the changes to Bloodstock have been gradual but necessary.

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KK’s Priest Replaces Helloween for Bloodstock Open Air, Festival Kicks Off Today


 

Final preparations are ready for this weekend’s Bloodstock Open Air, kicking off today, the 10th of August through the 14th at Catton Park, Derbyshire. Sad news as Helloween has been forced out of the fest due to a last-minute illness. They are being replaced by KK’s Priest, led by former Judas Priest guitarist KK Downing. BOA ‘s2023 Ronnie James Dio Main Stage Headliners are Killswitch Engage, Meshuggah, and Megadeth. with the full band list below.

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