CONCERT REVIEW: Electric Callboy – Bury Tomorrow – If Not For Me at MGM Music Hall

MGM Music Hall, another venue that I have (shockingly) yet to shoot in, until tonight, and boy howdy, is it a show for books! We covered the Tekkno Tour last year here at Ghost Cult and it was genuinely one of the funnest shows I’ve ever been to or had the privilege of covering, and this time around we have a new crop of bands along for the ride. This time around the US, Electric Callboy brought along British metalcore legends Bury Tomorrow and Pennsylvanian metalcore outfit If Not For Me out on the road this time to bring the party. Electric Callboy just dropped their new collab single with BABYMETAL that rules! So gang, it’s a Sunday night in Boston and we have German party metal and international metalcore on the menu… LET’S EAT!Continue reading

CONCERT REVIEW: Architects – Of Mice and Men – While She Sleep Live at House of Blues Boston

Five years. It’s been five long years since Architects made the trek across the pond to play live in the states again, but we finally got them back here for the Seeing Red Tour alongside Of Mice & Men and While She Sleeps. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Capstan – The Mosaic

Brace yourself for this one — grab some popcorn and a comfy chair, because you’re in for a long, thrilling ride. Continue reading

EP REVIEW: Save Us – Lucid

Metalcore is quite the saturated genre in 2023, with plenty of micro-genres of its own sprouting across. Melodic Metalcore has been one that has really had another bout in the past five years with the likes of Bad Omens, Holding Absence, Catch Your Breath, and countless others taking inspiration from the likes of Atreyu and more recently and notably, Bring Me The Horizon.

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The late 2000s and early 2010s had a surge of metalcore and melodic metal genres. As the genre reached its peak, there was no shortage of upper-echelon talented vocalists who were the hallmark of the era. Former Of Mice & Men guitarist Shayley Bourget‘s range, control, and warbling vocal vibrato caused his talents to stand out amongst the never-ending horizon of unclean/clean dual-vocalist bands.

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Endure The Affliction – “Identity”

Louisiana Melodic Metalcore band Endure The Affliction will release their new single tomorrow, August 6th, 2021, “Identity” – which you can hear at Ghost Cult today. The track is the first taste of new music from their upcoming new EP, due later in 2021. Blending heavy, aggressive tracks, with catchy tunefulness; the band also values their Southern roots and influences in their writing. Jam out to “Identity” right now!

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PODCAST: Episode 86 – Monica Strut of The Last Martyr

Ghost Cult Keefy got to catch up with vocalist Monica Strut of Australian Metalcore band The Last Martyr. We chatted about the bands’ last two releases, the single ‘Like a Ghost’ and their EP Creatrix, some of the new directions the band is headed in with their new music, how the band is coping with self-isolation due to the coronavirus, Monica’s throwback vocal influences, a deep discussion on singing and extreme vocal techniques, her career as a music marketer and coach to bands, her Being In a Band Podcast, her new membership group and much more! Stream and purchase ‘Like a Ghost’ here, and check out our chat!

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Glamour of the Kill Reunite, Book Mini-UK Tour

Metalcore band Glamour of the Kill reunited last year after four years on hiatus and based on the initial response and sold-out shows, the band has decided to keep it going full steam. They have booked a mini-tour fo the UK next month, with direct support from Silent Screams and Invisions. Tickets go on sale on Wednesday 16 January at 9AM via regular ticket vendors. The band also released a comeback single, ‘Fire Fight’ which is a banger! Check it out below. Continue reading

All That Remains – Madness

I’m pretty good at separating the art from the artist. James Woods’ political leanings aren’t my cup of tea, but that doesn’t mean I’m going to change the station whenever Videodrome or Casino comes on. I can ignore his tweets and enjoy the work. That’s the approach I took with All That Remains’ latest, Madness (Razor & Tie).Continue reading

Our Hollow Our Home – Hartsick

There is something other than faeces and fluoride in the water down on the South Coast of England. And it’s contributing to a burgeoning scene of some repute; while the energetic and promising Saint(The)Sinner passed into the night, Southampton’s Creeper stand the dark denizens hotly tipped to become the UK’s next mainstream breakthrough. So where in the pecking order do melodic Metalcore merchants and fellow Hampshire dwellers Our Hollow Our Home sit Continue reading