Jinjer, Converge, God Forbid, 3 Inches Of Blood, Hanabie, Carbomb, Gost, Cave In, and More are Booked for The Second Ever Metal injection Festival


Metal Injection announces their second annual Metal Injection Festival, ft. Jinjer, Converge, God Forbid, 3 Inches Of Blood, Hanabie and many more bands! 31 bands, 3 stages + 2 days of rock and metal that runs the gamut between death metal, djent, metal core, hardcore, doom, rock, gothic metal, thrash, industrial, slam and more! Taking place in Brooklyn, NY at Meadows and Brooklyn Monarch from September 21-22, 2024! Early Bird Tix now on sale in limited quantities.Continue reading


Oceans Of Slumber Share a Single and Video for “Where Gods Fear To Speak” – US Tour Dates Kicking Off Soon



Houston’s Oceans of Slumber have just dropped their latest video single for the new track, “Where Gods Fear to Speak.” The song is the first to be released from a forthcoming fifth album by the band, set to be put out via Season of Mist records. It comes ahead of their upcoming US tour with Lacuna Coil and New Years Day. Check it out in the article below.
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ALBUM REVIEW: BRAT – Social Grace


Where to start with BRAT? The potential is on the wall as I don’t recall too many bands that get to release their debut LP – Social Grace, by the way – via Prosthetic Records. And bear in mind that this is an outfit that formed right before the golden days of the Coronavirus pandemic so it’s not like they’ve been toiling away in the dark for the better part of a decade. So, therefore, these kids must have the goods. Continue reading


PREVIEW: 70000 Tons Of Metal 2023 Announces Running Order, Sets Sail Today


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!

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Keep Of Kalessin Have Been Booked For 70000tons Of Metal 2023, with Two Exclusive Sets Including a Full New Album Performance


 

Keep Of Kalessin was previously announced as one of the bands on the upcoming 2023 edition of 70000 Tons of Metal Cruise. For one of its two sets on the cruise, the band will perform its entire new album Katharsis in its entirety for one of their sets. They will also perform a special 25th Anniversary Anthology show for their second. They will join 59 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. Have you secured your cabin yet? Only a limited amount of select cabins remain, so book your cabin now at the link below.

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The Top Ten Stories at Ghost Cult This Week 12-11-22


In a new feature here, we recap the biggest stories of the week that was here at Ghost Cult! We went over ten, but we are rebels at heart! This week the big stories include Metallica ending their vinyl club, Slipknot growing the Knotfest brand some more, our Album of The Year countdown coverage, new interviews with Bayside and Candlemass, Damnation Festival review, Led Zeppelin reunion concert stream, remembering Dimebag Darrell, Muddy Roots tickets on sale, a review of Soen and Oceans of Slumber, Ne Obliviscaris returns, a Tool statue drops this week, Crosses (deftones + far) and more! and more.

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CONCERT REVIEW: Soen – Oceans of Slumber Live at Lincoln Hall


 

Chicago is renowned for being home to some of the country’s most acclaimed concert venues. Lincoln Hall resides just north of downtown and has been voted as one of the best spots for live music in the city by sites like Yelp and Foursquare. The owners of Schubas Tavern opened their second location in 2009 in a hundred-year-old building and have been hosting transcendent live appearances since. Soen picked well to make this their Midwest stop on their one-month-long North American tour.

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70000tons Of Metal Cruise Public Sales for 2023 Kick-Off Next Week


 

Public Sales for the eleventh voyage of 70000tons Of Metal, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise, will start Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 12PM EST (9AM PST, 18:00 CET and respectively 17:00 GMT). Round 11 will sail from Miami, Florida to Bimini, Bahamas and back from January 30 – February 3, 2023 on board the Freedom of the Seas. Continue reading


CONCERT REVIEW: Oceans of Slumber – Grey Skies Fallen – Solemn Vision Live at Saint Vitus Bar


Waves of melodic metal crashed upon Saint Vitus Bar on Saturday as three bands served an eclectic mix of musical flavors. Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Oceans of Slumber – Starlight and Ash


 

Patience is a virtue. And, no, this isn’t some flippant or patronising reference to Oceans of Slumber “finally fulfilling the potential shown on their first album”, because they fulfilled that already from the off and especially on their third / self-titled release a couple of years ago. I mention it because the benefits and, yes, virtues of Starlight and Ash (Century Media) may not be immediately apparent. Continue reading