SSD (Society System Decontrol) Are Re-issuing Their Classic Album “Get It Away”

Following the 2023 reissue of The Kids Will Have Their Say, SSD are set to re-release Get It Away, via Trust Records, on vinyl on  July 19th, and across digital platforms for the first time ever. It features remastered audio by Dan Johnson at Audio Archiving Studios and deluxe packaging. The album has been out of print for almost three decades, and this is the first officially sanctioned repress of the album since 1983. In addition, Trust Records has partnered with Six Stair Productions to tell the SSD story, in the short film, Get It Away, directed and edited by Coan Buddy Nichols. It recently premiered at Brain Dead Studios in LA. Check it out below and read more from the band.
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The Venomous Pinks Share New Documentary About Their “Vita Mors” Album

Arizona femme punks, The Venomous Pinks, have shared a new documentary – We Must Prevail: The Making of Vita Mors. The film chronicles the creation of their latest album, Vita Mors, recently released via SBÄM Records. It was directed and edited by Alexander Thomas, and filmed at Maple Sounds Studios, Santa Ana, CA, with cameos by Brenna Red (The Last Gang), Linh Le (Bad Cop/Bad Cop) , Cameron Webb (Alkaline Trio, Motorhead), Dan Palmer (Death By Stereo, Zebrahead) and Stefan Beham (SBÄM Records). Check it out below.

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Life of Agony Books an “Up Close and Unplugged Tour” for This Winter

Long-running New York City Metal band Life of Agony has booked a limited-date special tour An Intimate Evening with Life of Agony: Up Close & Unplugged. The dates kick off on February 16, 2024, in Munich, Germany, and will end on February 24th in Dusseldorf, Germany. Dates are already selling out in the few weeks since the tour was announced. The shows will feature a showing of the acclaimed LOA documentary Life of Agony:The Sound of Scars, a Q&A with the band, and then a stripped-down acoustic set with Mina Caputo, Joey Z, and Alan Robert. The band is said to be working on a new album, their first since 2019s The Sound of Scars (Napalm Records). Tickets are on sale at the link below. Continue reading

KK’s Priest Share Mini Documentary – New Album Imminent

KK’s Priest – featuring K.K. Downing and Tim “Ripper” Owens, along with A.J. Mills, Tony Newton, and Sean Elg – have revealed a brand new, 13-minute documentary film directed by up and coming British filmmaker Sam Singer. They will also release their new sophomore offering, The Sinner Rides Again, on September 29, via Napalm Records! Watch the documentary and find out more in the article below. 

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GWAR’s Documentary “This Is GWAR” is Now Streaming on Shudder

Following an acclaimed week of showings in theaters around the country at Alamo Drafthouse, and other major media notice, mutant overlords GWAR are now streaming its documentary The Is GWAR on Shudder. Shudder is AMC’s network for all things horror films, slasher splatter, and gore! aAnd also amazing documentaries in general! The film, which world premiered at Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX, and won the 2021 Audience Award at NIGHTSTREAM, is available exclusively on Shudder in the U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand now. You can watch with a FREE trial of Shudder and you can extend the free trial period with the code below! 

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Warbly Jets – Making of “Monsterhouse” Documentary

Genre blending alt-Rockers Warbly Jets will release their new album Monsterhouse, due out November 12, 2021). The band pulls in all of their influences, and every conceivable instrument to concoct their mix of catchy, and funky tunes. With a slew of infectious singles, and next level songcraft and production values, the Los Angeles based duo have put a lot of blood, sweat and tears into this new release. In that spirit, the band is giving fans an inside look at their creative process and studio skills with their Making of Monsterhouse Documentary, which you can watch in full, here at Ghost Cult!

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Life Of Agony Announces Virtual Screening Event For Full-Length Documentary – “The Sound Of Scars”

Life of Agony has announced the release of a new feature-length documentary, directed Leigh Brooks, about the making of their last album, 2019 The Sound of Scars, out now via Napalm Records. The band also announced a limited, two-week screening of The Director’s Cut starting Friday, April 16th, 2021. Watch the trailer now!

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Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, Slipknot, Halestorm, Korn,and More Featured in Upcoming “Long Live Rock… Celebrate The Chaos” Documentary

Long in the works music documentary, “Long Live Rock… Celebrate The Chaos” will finally see its release, March 12th, 2021. The film regards itself as “a deep dive into the culture of hard rock” and features Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, Slipknot, Halestorm, Korn,  Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Rage Against The Machine, Shinedown, Papa Roach and many more artists and bands. Filmed over the last few years at various US rock festivals, following passionate fans as they take time out from their everyday lives to commune with their ‘rock families. Long Live Rock…Celebrate The Chaos, will premiere worldwide March 12, 2021, as a Watch Now @ Home Cinema release via global distributor, Abramorama. Watch the Official Trailer now!Continue reading

Enslaved Celebrated with a 12-Part  Documentary Series On Norwegian TV

Legendary Progressive Metal band Enslaved has been honored with 12-part documentary series on Norwegian television and on Youtube. The series is named Heimvegen (The Way Home) and all episodes are subtitled into English. The first five episodes are live now and new episodes will run every Saturday. The documentary offers a detailed insight into the history of the band, following Ivar Bjørnson and Grutle Kjellson as they guide us through the journey of Enslaved’s formative years. Check out some classic and current photos from the band.  Their new album Utgard is out now via Nuclear Blast/By Norse Records.  

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Alex Winter’s Frank Zappa Documentary to Debut at South By Southwest

Alex Winter (Bill and Ted 3, The Lost Boys) will finally premiere his long in the works Frank Zappa documentary at South By Southwest (SXSW) 2020, according to a published report by Rolling StoneThe festival takes place in Austin, Texas, between March 13th and March 22nd. Although Zappa has been the subject of many films, Winter’s movie is unique in that it covers the artist’s entire life; he had access to the Zappa family’s vault of uncirculated and rarely seen footage. The film will include commentary from Frank, his wife Gail, his one-time “stunt guitarists” Steve Vai and Mike Keneally, Mothers of Invention members Ruth Underwood, Ian Underwood and Bunk Gardner, and GTOs member Pamela Des Barres, among many others. Winter is known for his iconic roles in pop culture hits, but has also made several award-winning documentaries. He sifted through hundreds of hours of footage to make the picture. “Zappa was an extremely complicated and brilliant man who had as many detractors as he had fans,” Winter told Rolling Stone. “I hope that our audience finds him as captivating and significant an American artist as I do.”Continue reading