Frank Bello to Sit Out Upcoming Anthrax South American Tour Dates and Festivals, Original Bassist Dan Lilker to Fill-In

Anthrax bassist Frank Bello will sit out the band’s upcoming South American tour dates, as well as two U.S. festival shows in May, due to personal reasons. Filling in for Bello will be founding Anthrax bassist Dan Lilker, was dismissed from the band back in 1984 due to conflicts with former lead singer Neil Turbin. Read messages from Anthrax, Frank, and Dan below.Continue reading

At The Gates Cancels All 2024 Tours Dates and Festival Appearances

Melodic Death Metal legends At The Gates have canceled all of their 2024 tour dates and festival appearances. They have not revealed a reason why as yet, but all refunds are available from the point of purpose. The band had been on tour for several years performing all of their classic Slaughter of The Soul (Earache Records) album in full, plus other Death Metal hits. Continue reading

GIFT GUIDE: Black Friday and Holiday Gifts for Rockers and Metalheads 2023


We are back for another year of our list of what to get the music lover that already has everything? Find out with our handy 2023 Black Friday and Holiday Gift guide For Rockers and Metalheads. Check out all the links below to support bands, labels, festivals, record stores, and other small and local businesses this year for Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. And don’t forget to donate to some worthwhile charities on Giving Tuesday!

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PODCAST: Episode 303 – Kat and Malachi of Scowl at Sick New World Festival


Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with Kat and Malachi of Bay Area Hardcore Punk band Scowl! They have had an amazing year with their new EP Psychic Dance Routine (Flatspot Records), tours and fests, and even a ⁠Taco Bell⁠ event! Check out our chat with them at Sick New World Festival where they killed it!

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Borknagar, Sólstafir, Finntroll, Keep of Kalessin, Crypta and More are Booked for Inferno Festival 2024


Inferno Metal Festival is now revealing the first wave of bands for its 2024 edition, taking place from March 28-31, 2024 across several venues in Oslo (NO). So far, the iconic festival is revealing a mixture of classic bands as well as some vital and exciting new-comers! The current lineup is as follows:Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Sam Loeffler of Chevelle on Playing Festivals and a New Album Update


We got to catch up briefly with Sam Loeffler of Chevelle at Aftershock Festival! Sam discussed the pros and cons of playing music festivals, bands he’d like to see, bringing the music from NIRATIAS to the fans, songwriting progress on the new Chevelle record, and more! Continue reading

GIFT GUIDE: 2021 Black Friday and Holiday Gift Guide For Rockers and Metalheads

What to get the music fan that has everything? Find out with our handy 2021 Black Friday and Holiday Gift guide For Rockers and Metalheads. Check out all the links below to support bands, labels, festivals, record stores, and other small businesses this year.

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Judas Priest Rebooks 50 Years of Judas Priest Tour Dates for Europe 2022

Heavy Metal legends Judas Priest have rescheduled their previously postponed tour days supporting their 50 Years of Heavy Metal tour in Europe to summer 2022. The trek will now run from May 27, 2022 in Moscow, Russia until July 31, 2022 in Oberhausen, Germany. The band is still planning to perform at Bloodstock Open Air this August.

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