After a successful return of Milwaukee Metal Festival in 2023, the iconic midwestern, multi-day event is now revealing 19 more bands and daily schedules for the highly anticipated 2024 edition, with more TBA! To celebrate this absolutely stacked lineup, Milwaukee Metal Fest is extending early bird tickets through December 11, 2023!
UPDATED: The fest has now announced the first wave of bands for 2024, including Mr. Bungle, Blind Guardian, Slaughter To Prevail, In Flames, Hatebreed, Deicide!
Milwaukee Metal Fest has announced the dates May 17th to 19th for its 2024 edition, with a pre-party May 16th. Now run by Jamie Jasta (Hatebreed, Kingdom of Sorrow) and Sound Talent Group‘s Tim Borror, the event this year featured Lamb Of God, Anthrax, Suicidal Tendencies, Biohazard, Machinehead. Keep reading below for tickets and more.
Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly—the world’s loudest, heaviest, two-day craft beer event—returns to the Fillmore Philly on April 12-13, 2024, for its seventh year! Headliners include unique full album play-sets from Deicide, Dying Fetus, Biohazard, Crowbar, and more.
The 2023 edition of 70000 Tons of Metal Cruise is here! Setting sail today with 61 other world-class metal bands and 3000 fans on board the Freedom of the Seas, sailing from January 30 – February 3, 2023, from Miami, Florida to Bimini, Bahamas, and back. Ghost Cult will be there! For a last-minute addition to the cruise, Hypocrisy has joined up. The cruise has announced its running order, singing schedule, and more. If you missed the boat (sorry ?) this year, stay tuned to Ghost Cult for our review of the cruise, and how you can go next year!
Full Terror Assault Festival, the only European-style open-air metal fest in America has announced its final lineup for September 8-11th at Cave In Rock, IL. You can see the full poster and buy tickets now for this year’s fest at the link below. Appearing this year are Exodus, Misery Index, MOD, Internal Bleeding, War Curse, Malignancy, BAT, and many more!
Extreme Metal band Begat The Nephilim has suffered a bad loss as their van caught on fire and was destroyed. Although no one was harmed, their drummer Josh was living out of the van and lost many personal items. This terrible news comes on the heels of the band landing the coveted spot opening for the much-anticipated tour from Death Metal legends Deicide, Kataklysm, and Internal Bleeding. Begat is one of the better bands in the New England scene and even better people too. A friend has launched a GoFundMe to help them recover from this loss, so please donate if you can.
Dark Forces Live announced their inaugural livestream event featuring the New York Death Metal legends Internal Bleeding! The band will perform a set honoring their three decades of unparalleled sonic aggression on January 2nd, 2021. The performance will broadcast from Designatronix Industries located in Ronkonkoma, New York. Watch teaser hear for this Dark Forces Live upcoming event:
New York Death Metal legends Internal Bleeding have announced Guy Worley as their new vocalist, replacing Joe Marchese who has amicably stepped down from the band. Worley is best known for his time fronting Sacrificial Slaughter and Pestilent Age. The band has some live dates next month and continues to work on a new album, the first since 2018’s Corrupting Influence (Unique Leader) their final album with late drummer Bill Tolley. Tolley was also a New York City Firefighter, who died tragically in the line of duty. Continue reading
If you don’t follow The Punk Rock MBA, the YouTube channel run by music and marketing expert Finn McKenty, you are missing out! We are huge fans of his! His videos explore all of your favorite genres of music, their rise and sometimes fall. He uses the “what killed____” tag to get people interested, but clearly, he means in a commercial cultural way, not the death or a genre, as in the case of death metal. He discusses the main bands like Cannibal Corpse, Death, Morbid Angel, Deicide, Bolt Thrower, Mortician, Incantation, and Suffocation, Cynic, Suffocation, Pyrexia, Internal Bleeding, Entombed, Dismember, the cultural forces that led to its popularity (Ace Venture Pet Detective and Beavis and Butthead) and more! Watch the clip below and like and subscribe to the channel.Continue reading
The Bungalow in Manchester, NH. Not the first place I would think of to have a death metal show, much less an indoor venue with two stages not even 25 feet apart from each other, with a slew of local openers, six in total. So let’s dive right in.Continue reading