CONCERT REVIEW: Amon Amarth – Cannibal Corpse – Obituary – Frozen Soul Live at The Oakdale Theatre

The Viking metal titans, Amon Amarth, descended upon the Toyota Oakdale Theatre last night, delivering an epic metal extravaganza for the Metal Crushes All Tour 2024 Tour. The powerhouse lineup for the night included death metal titans Cannibal Corpse and Obituary, alongside new-school death metal leaders Frozen Soul. The atmosphere was electric, with fans eagerly anticipating a night filled with relentless riffs, growling vocals, and anthemic metal. Continue reading

Corey Glover of Sonic Universe Talks About Their Debut Album “It Is What It Is”

In our latest episode Ghost Cult’s Omar Cordy chatted with Corey Glover (Living Colour, Disciples of Verity, solo) to discuss his new rock supergroup Sonic Universe, ft. shredder Mike Orlando (Adrenaline Mob)! Their debut album It Is What It Is – out soon from earMUSIC! Corey discussed the formation of the band, the new album, and much more!

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REVIEW: Sweeny Todd Live at The Lunt Fontanne Theatre

Prepare to be mesmerized and transported into the dark, macabre world of Victorian London with Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York. This Broadway rendition of the classic musical is tailor-made for the heavy music fans. Most of us know the 2007 movie starring Johnny Depp and directed by Tim Burton. Which is fine But it is barely the tip of that iceberg of the story. I suspect even fewer know or remember the Angela Lansbury (Murder She Wrote) and Len Cariou (Fraiser) original from 1979. That being said, this a timeless show you should see. From the opening number of “The Ballad of Sweeney Todd” to the finale, this the most diverse Broadway cast I’ve ever seen. Continue reading

CONCERT REVIEW: Cattle Decapitation – Immolation – Sanguisugabogg – Castrator Live at The Warsaw

Brooklyn’s newly reopened Warsaw venue, and witnessed an unforgettable night of extreme metal. The line-up boasting Cattle Decapitation, Immolation, Sanguisugabogg, and Castrator delivered performances that showcased the raw energy and technical prowess of the genre. This diverse range of death metal styles made it a night to remember for fans.Continue reading

CONCERT REVIEW: Lucifer – Coven – Early Moods Live at Le Poisson Rouge

The renowned venue Le Poisson Rouge hosted an unholy night of Heavy Metal, in the heart of New York City. A triple bill dubbed “The Satanic Panic Tour” – featured Lucifer, Coven, and Early Moods. It was the perfect environment for this tour. The bands did not disappoint, giving a modern throwback feeling of heavy metal.Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Brendon Small Part 2: Metalocalypse – Dethklok – Dethalbum IV and Dealing with a Burglary

In the second part of this two-part feature, Omar Cordy and Brendon Small of Adult Swim’s Metalocalypse – Dethklok discuss the making of Dethklok’s “Dethalbum IV”, the difference between the album and movie score, and Brendon’s guitar robbery.

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Brendon Small Interview Part I: Dethklok’s Return, and “Metalocalypse : Army of the Doomstar” Movie and Album

Ghost Cult’s Omar Cordy chatted with Brendon Small about the comeback of Adult Swim’s Metalocalypse’s Dethklok! In Part I of a wide-ranging two-part interview, Brendon discusses the creation and plot of The new Dethklok movie and soundtrack “Metalocalypse: Army of the Doomstar” which is now available Digitally and on Blu-ray. Brendon discusses his love of Heavy Metal, Death Metal, concept albums, Broadway musicals, how we all have a little William Murderface inside every one of us, and much more!

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CONCERT REVIEW: Biohazard – Indecision – King Nine Live at Irving Plaza

Irving Plaza in New York City was the home for what I called the “New Yorkers only night” of the sold-out reunion shows of Hardcore Punk and Heavy Metal Crossover legends, Biohazard. This night kicked off with Long Island’s own King Nine, who were new to my ears. Known for their abrasive, heavy sound, took to the stage with ferocity, that set a ferocious tone for the evening. They proved captivating with their blend of abrasive vocals and abrasive riffs, reminding the crowd why they have earned their spot on the stage tonight.Continue reading

CONCERT REVIEW: The Black Dahlia Murder – Phobophilic – Fuming Mouth – Frozen Soul – Terror, Live at Irving Plaza


The night of April 16h, 2023, was a momentous occasion for music fans as Phobophilic, Fuming Mouth, Frozen Soul, Terror, and the New York return of The Black Dahlia Murder, shook the walls of Irving Plaza. With a revamped lineup for TBDM since the tragic passing of vocalist Trevor Strnad, I like a lot of people were curious to hear this new version. Guitarist Brian Eschbach took over vocals and replacing him is former guitarist, Ryan Knight, keeping it in the family. It was emotional, to say the least.

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CONCERT REVIEW: Heathen – Arrival of Autumn – Invicta Live at The Kingsland

The night began in Brooklyn, at The Kingsland with Invicta, a Canadian band with some killer technical prowess and a Melodic Thrash sound. They are new to my ears and definitely a good find and worth your time. As the opening act, they immediately set the tone for the evening with their energetic performance. Their set was a perfect blend of aggression and melody, getting the crowd pumped up and ready for more.

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