Rivers Of Nihil Share a New Video Single for “Criminals” – On Tour Now

Reading, Pennsylvania progressive death metallers, Rivers Of Nihil, have just unleashed their brand new single, “Criminals.” The band recently began sessions at Atrium Audio with Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland to finish recording their fifth full-length album, from which the track is taken. The album is due in 2025 via Metal Blade Records. Meanwhile, Rivers Of Nihil are currently out on the Chaos & Carnage Tour tour in the US, with Cattle Decapitation, Carnifex, and others. Check out the video for “Criminals” below and find more details.
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Cult Of Fire to Perform with Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Prague at Brutal Assault

In a unique tribute to Czech classical composer, Bedřich Smetanat, black metal band, Cult Of Fire will join their forces with the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Prague. Together they will deliver a special set commissioned by Brutal Assault, an experience not seen at the festival before, and rarely elsewhere. Keep reading below for more details.
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Cattle Decapitation and Carnifex Book the 2024 Chaos and Carnage Tour with Rivers of Nihil, Humanity’s Last Breath, The Zenith Passage, Vitriol, and Face Yourself

Catton Park, United kingdom, 14 Aug 2022, Cattle Decapitation performing on the Ronnie James Dio Stage at Bloodstock Open Air Festival Credit: Rich Price/Ghost Cult Magazine

The Chaos & Carnage tour 2024 has been announced featuring
Cattle Decapitation and Carnifex with special guests Rivers of Nihil, Humanity’s Last Breath, The Zenith Passage, Vitriol and Face Yourself! Tickets go on sale Friday January 12th at 10 AM local time!Continue reading

ALBUMS OF THE YEAR: STAFF PICKS – Matt Cook’s Top 25 Albums of 2023

With our sights set on the end of one year and the start of another, we are sharing End of Year lists from staff, bands, and some friends in the business. Ghost Cult scribe (and part of our new, expanded reviews editorial team) Matt Cook has great taste in metal, has the most luxurious beard on staff, and is a great dude. Check out his top picks for his Top Albums of 2023!Continue reading

Hellsinki Metal Festival Has Booked Avantasia, Hammerfall, Kreator, Satyricon, Insomnium, Doro, Blackbraid and More for 2024

Hellsinki Metal Festival has announced their first bands for the 2024 event! The fest takes place on August 9th & 10th in Helsinki@! The first announcement includes Avantasia, Hammerfall, Kreator, Satyricon, Insomnium, Doro, Blackbraid and many more! Hellsinki Metal Festival, organized for the first time this year, found its own place on the Finnish festival grounds on the second weekend of August in 2023. More than 11,000 visitors were able to enjoy a bold and versatile lineup of performers, which also included several bands that rarely visit Finland. The official aftermovie of this year’s event can be viewed here.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Rock and Metal New Album Releases 8-04-23

ALBUM REVIEW: Humanity’s Last Breath – Ashen


It’s inevitable: the world will one day cease to exist, and mankind will be relegated to the pages of history like everything that’s come and gone beforehand. How or when that happens is anyone’s guess. But Humanity’s Last Breath gives us quite a glimpse of what the apocalypse might sound like.

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PREVIEW: New Music Friday Rock and Metal New Album Releases Preview 8-04-23

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: February 12th New Music Releases

Purchase And Stream All The New Music Released Today!

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