CONCERT REVIEW: HEATH – Pixel Grip – King Yoseph – Sacred Skin Live at August Hall

San Francisco on a Tuesday. I decided to walk downtown since it was a nice night as I jammed out to help with my earbuds all the way there from West Soma. It was already a long line to get in but the staff there is always excellent and usher people in quickly. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Ghøstkid – Hollywood Suicide

After abruptly leaving Electric Callboy in 2020 after ten years, Sebastian “Sushi” Biesler wasted no time forming Ghøstkid, a project leaning far more into the darker side of nu metal. Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Gost (James Lollar) Discusses His “Prophecy” Album, Performing Live, and Touring

Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with James Lollar, aka Synthwave/Metal master Gost! His new album “Prophecy” is soon out on Metal Blade Records and we discussed his career, the differences between his recordings and live performances, touring, the music business, and more!Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Gost – Prophecy

The term “heavy” is most often associated with Metal. But Metal is not the only genre of music capable of invoking heaviness. Of all the other genres capable of tapping into heaviness, synthwave is not going to be first on the list. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: See You Next Tuesday – Relapses

In recent years, it seems there has been a heightened embrace of electronic music within Metal that is becoming increasingly at the forefront. From the likes of Perturbator and HEALTH sitting on Metal and Rock lineups so fluidly with the likes of LLNN capturing dystopian and pounding soundscapes in their John Cxnner project, it is seemingly becoming a more prominent and welcome aspect within the more extreme fringes of Metal. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Chelsea Wolfe – She Reaches Out To She Reaches Out To She

Chelsea Wolfe’s seventh solo full-length (and her first in around five years), She Reaches Out To She Reaches Out To She (Loma Vista Recordings), seems to represent something of a rebirth for Wolfe, both in terms of thematic content and sound.Continue reading


KMFDM is celebrating forty years of conceptual continuity with the release of their twenty-third album Let Go (Metropolis Records). Let’s give that one some thought. Forty years holding to a musical concept throughout 23 albums is an achievement not many bands of their ilk can boast, as how many of their peers are this prolific? The sticking point on Let Go might be how continuous that concept is, and at what point are we weighing it against? Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Jake Duzik of HEALTH Breaks Down The Entire “Rat Wars” Album

Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with Jake Duzik of HEATH to discuss their 2023 album “Rat Wars” – out now via Loma Vista Recordings! Not only was “Rat Wars” Ghost Cult’s album of the month for December 2023, the record also landed at #20 in our Album of the Year Poll (watch here! Jake discussed the creative process of the band, a track-by-track breakdown of the album, the musical and non-musical influences on the band, and much more! Continue reading


The Industrial-meets-Metal meets Electronic, meets any-other-genre-they-fancy trio HEALTH have made a name for themselves in the music world by doing what the name implies, anything they want to.

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EP REVIEW: Spiritbox – The Fear Of Fear


Spiritbox have seemingly been effortlessly surfing the a crest of a wave since their debut album Eternal Blue blew up back in 2021, and have enjoyed a whirlwind couple of years since hitting millions of streams and views on Spotify and YouTube, while playing some huge festival shows and hitting the road with the likes of Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage, Ghost and Bring Me The Horizon. Continue reading