ALBUM REVIEW: Hideous Divinity – Unextinct


When it comes to Italian Brutal Technical Death Metal heavyweights Hideous Divinity, you tend to know what you’re getting yourself into prior to sitting down to give a listen or two.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Skeletal Remains – Fragments of the Ageless


On paper, Skeletal Remains should be on top of the mountain for many a Death Metal connoisseur. All the parts are here, really: plenty of double-kick drums, blast beats and screaming lead guitars to go around.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Blind Channel – Exit Emotions


Taking over the charts in their home country, Finnish nu-metal outfit Blind Channel are on the road to spreading that stardom internationally with their fifth album Exit Emotions (Century Media Records). The album expands on their shameless blend of Metalcore, Rock, Hip-Hop, Electronic and Pop for a sound that is familiar, yet distinct and accessible to a wide range of audiences. Upbeat melodies are accompanied by bouncing and booming riffs, while breakdowns are emphasized with gleaming synth effects. Continue reading


INTERVIEW: Joel and Niko of Blind Channel Breakdown “Exit Emotions” Track-By-Track


Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with rising rockers Joel and Niko of Blind Channel! Their new album drops March 1st via Century Media and we caught up with the guys Helsinki hellraisers, about the new album, Nu-Metal, Thrash, and much more!Continue reading


Fever 333 Drop New Single “Ready Rock” Teasing Upcoming Album



Fever 333 have released their new single, “Ready Rock,” to tie in with Black History Month. The track pays homage to black artists of the past that unequivocally built rock n’ roll into what it is today, with the assertion, “rock music is black music.” “Ready Rock” is the first taste of the band’s 2nd studio album set to arrive later this year, and is their first new music since 2023’s “$wing” single. The record will arrive via their own 333Wreckords Crew label, via an exclusive collaboration with Century Media. Check out the new track and more below.
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INTERVIEW: Mixi of Stitched Up Heart on “To The Wolves” and Growing as An Artist


Ghost Cult Keefy chatted with Mixi of Stitched Up Heart to discuss her 2023 album “To The Wolves” – out now via Century Media! Having followed her entire career, we chatted about the new album, how she makes music, working with collaborators, and more! Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Upon Stone – Dead Mother Moon


Look alive kids, it’s time for America’s favorite game: initial impressions. Not going to lie, there was some editorial concern when noticing the album art for Upon Stone’s Dead Mother Moon (Century Media). When presented with an image depicting an armored warrior with broadsword in hand and the full moon lighting him from behind, I had some thoughts. Worst case scenario is this is some Dungeons & Dragons inspired Power Metal nonsense. Best case scenario, it’s very Castlevania by way of airbrushed art on the side of a van.Continue reading


Borknagar Shares a New Single and a Video for “Summits” – New Album Incoming


Norway’s pioneers of avant-garde and progressive Black Metal Borknagar are proud to announce their upcoming monumental twelfth studio album entitled Fall, which will be released worldwide on February 23 via longtime record label partners Century Media Records. Pre-order it below. Today, the album’s first single and opening track “Summits” is being launched. Listen and check out the visualizer clip, created by Wanderley Perna/W Designer, below! Fall includes eight majestic tracks across 54 epic minutes of playing time, once again brilliantly mixed by Jens Bogren/ Fascination Street Studios (Opeth, Amon Amarth, Kreator) and featuring stunning album cover artwork by Eliran Kantor (Testament, My Dying Bride, Sodom). Watch it now!

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Deicide, Dying Fetus, Biohazard, Crowbar Daeva, Internal Bleeding, Will Haven and More Booked for Decibel Magazine Metal and Beer Fest: Philly 2024


 

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly—the world’s loudest, heaviest, two-day craft beer event—returns to the Fillmore Philly on April 12-13, 2024, for its seventh year! Headliners include unique full album play-sets from Deicide, Dying Fetus, Biohazard, Crowbar, and more.

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