Outline Fest 2024 Books The Armed, King Woman, Chat Pile, Cloakroom, Ragana, and Couch Slut


In partnership with Saint Vitus, Outline Fest 2024 invites The Armed to headline a two-stage, full-venue takeover in the first days of summer at The Knockdown Center in Queens, New York, taking place on Saturday, June 22nd . King Woman headlines the Saint Vitus stage in the Ruins, joined by Cloakroom and Couch Slut (our recent Album of the Month recipient for April). Chat Pile and Ragana join forces with The Armed indoors in the Atrium. Tickets are on sale now at the link below! Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Couch Slut – You Could Do It Tonight


How many times have you heard a band described as genuinely “unsettling” to listen to? In all honesty, this scribe in question has probably described a few in writing as such. Well, more than likely those acts cannot come even close to the nauseating realism, punishing content and sonic barrage of New York’s Couch Slut over the last few years.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: New Rock and Metal Releases for 4-19-24


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PREVIEW: New Music Friday – New Rock and Metal Releases for 4-19-24


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Couch Slut Share a New Lyric Video for “The Donkey (Abridged)” – New Album Incoming


NYC’s resident misfits Couch Slut’s new full-length album You Could Do It Tonight is out April 19th, 2024 on Brutal Panda Records. Today, the band shares the official lyric video for “The Donkey (Abridged).” The video was created by Frank Huang (Maximum Volume Silence) and features additional footage captured by occasional Couch Slut collaborator Davindar Singh from a haunted house in Thailand, along with special guest appearances from guitarist Amy Mills’ personal doll collection. Watch the video and preorder the album here.Continue reading


Oxbow, Couch Slut, and More Complete the Caterwaul Festival Lineup


With ten of this year’s artists announced in January, including Brainiac, J. Robbins (Jawbox), Part Chimp, and Thrones, Caterwaul now reveal the entire 2024 lineup. New additions include Oxbow, Couch Slut, Bronson Arm, Pretty Please, and many others. The event is set to take place in Minneapolis May 24-27th. Keep reading below for more information.

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Migration Fest Tickets on Sale Now!


Migration Fest tickets are on sale now! Presented by 20 Buck Spin and Gilead Media, Migration Fest III has booked False, Mizmor, Spirit Adrift, Yellow Eyes, Immortal Bird, Obsequiae, Thou and Emma Ruth Rundle Obsequiae, Imperial Triumphant, Buried At Sea, Falls of Rauros, Kowloon Walled City, Spirit Adrift, Tomb Mold, Ulthar and many more. The full list can be seen below. The fest takes place July 31st – August 2nd, 2020 and returning to Mr. Smalls in the Pittsburgh suburb of Millvale, PA.Continue reading


Migration Fest Books False, Mizmor, Spirit Adrift, Yellow Eyes, Immortal Bird, Obsequiae, Thou and Emma Ruth and More!


Migration Fest is coming back for its third edition and it looks like a rager! Presented by 20 Buck Spin and Gilead Media, Migration Fest III has booked False, Mizmor, Spirit Adrift, Yellow Eyes, Immortal Bird, Obsequiae, Thou and Emma Ruth Rundle Obsequiae, Imperial Triumphant, Buried At Sea, Falls of Rauros, Kowloon Walled City, Spirit Adrift, Tomb Mold, Ulthar and many more. The full list can be seen below. The fest takes place July 31st – August 2nd, 2020 and returning to Mr. Smalls in the Pittsburgh suburb of Millvale, PA.Continue reading


GUEST POST: Danny Tatom of Rabirtup Shares His Favorite Music Of 2017


Ghost Cult once again brings you “End Of Year” lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the world. In this post, Danny Tatom of Rabirtup shares his Top 10 Albums Of 2017.Continue reading


KEN mode Posts Trailer For New Album, Blessed Music Video


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KEN mode will be releasing their new album titled Success on June 16, 2015 via Season Of Mist. The album was produced by Steve Albini (Nirvana, The Pixies, ZAO). A trailer for the album can be viewed below.

Success Track Listing:
01: Blessed
02: These Tight Jeans
03: The Owl
04: I Just Liked Fire
05: Management Control
06: A Passive Disaster
07: Failing At Fun Since 1981
08: A Catalog Of Small Disappointments
09: Dead Actors

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Their music video for their Christopher Mills (Rush, Interpol) directed video for “Blessed” in Toronto, ON can be viewed below.

The band has confirmed a string of upcoming tour dates:

Apr 05: Velbloud – Ceské Budejovice (CZ)
Apr 06: 007 – Praha (CZ)
Apr 08: Usine – Geneva (SW)
Apr 09: Roadburn Festival – Tilburg (NL)
Apr 10: L’Oreille Qui Traine – Rouen (FR)
Apr 11: Gaswerk – Winterthur (SW)
May 29: OTB Festival – Paris (FR)
May 31: Audio – Glasgow (UK)
Jun 01: Macbeth – London (UK)

With Fight Amp:
Jun 16: The Shop (Parts & Labour) – Toronto, ON (feat. The Great Sabatini)
Jun 17: Turbo Haus – Montreal, QC (feat. The Great Sabatini)
Jun 18: St. Vitus – Brooklyn, NY (feat. Pyrrhon, Couch Slut)
Jun 19: Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA
Jun 20: Ace of Cups – Columbus, OH (feat. Lo-pan)
Jun 21: The Burlington – Chicago, IL
Jun 26: The Goodwill – Winnipeg, MB (feat. Pop Crimes (no Fight Amp)