Inferno Metal Festival Announces Official Art Exhibition



Inferno Festival Norway has officially announced the Inferno Art Exhibition, a journey through different mediums, exploring the minds of artists across their personal worlds of creativity, inspiration and imagination. The exhibit will take place from March 27-31 at Clarion The Hub Hotel, and will be open for public access on the opening day and weekend. Keep reading below for more information.
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Defects Share “Lockdown” Video from Upcoming New Album


UK metallers, Defects, have announced the release of their brand new debut album, Modern Error, on 24 May via Mascot Records. The band have also revealed the video for their song “Lockdown,” and started booking out their live schedule for 2024, including festival appearances and tour dates with Orbit Culture. Keep reading for the new video and more.Continue reading


Gorgoroth Replace At The Gates at Inferno Metal Festival


Inferno Metal Festival has announced that Gorgoroth has been added to the lineup, headlining the Friday, after At The Gates cancelled all of their upcoming live appearances. Taking place from March 28-31, 2024 across several venues in Oslo (NO), the event has opened refund requests for the Friday. Keep reading below for more information.
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CONCERT REVIEW: Machine Head – Fear Factory – Orbit Culture – Gates To Hell Live at The Warfield


Kicking off 2024 with bang, we headed out to the first show of the year at legendary The Warfield! Hometown heroes Machine Head have not played the city in a few years, and joining them on this epic tour was Fear Factory who missed last year’s show in the city with Static-X. Joining them on this joint are current buzz band Orbit Culture who just got signed to Century Media Records, and Gates To Hell from Louisville opening This is a very strong bill top to bottom especially with two of the most dominant and enduring names in Metal from the nineties still at the top!Continue reading


Watch a Sock Puppet Version of Machine Head in a New Trailer for Their Upcoming “Slaughter The Martøur Nørth America 2024” with Fear Factory


Bay Area Thrash icons Machine Head have shared a new teaser trailer for their first leg of their “Slaughter The Martøur Nørth America 2024” tour, featuring sock puppet versions of the band. The hilarious clip touts a new song “Metal Is Fucking Awesome” that is then heard in the video. Forgoing their “An Evening With…” format for the first time in a decade, Machine Head will have LA’s cyber-metal masters Fear Factory, Sweden’s Orbit Culture, and Louisville, KY’s Gates To Hell. The run of dates kicks off in a few weeks on January 19th in San Francisco at The Warfield. The band continues to tour behind 2022’s ØF KINGDØM AND CRØWN, the Ghost Cult Album of the Year for 2022, as voted on by our staff. The two bands and labelmates also recently teamed up to jam on Machine Head’s weekly livestream. Watch the trailer here and get tickets and VIP options at the links below!

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END OF YEAR GUEST POST: Corey Pierce of God Forbid and Disciples Of Verity – Top Albums of 2023


We are still wrapping up all the goodness of 2023 with some fun guest posts from bands, friends, and fiends! Our bro – drummer and producer Corey Pierce of God Forbid and Disciples Of Verity has a lot of plates spinning for 2024 with shows, new music, and more! Check his list of top Albums that came out in 2023. Continue reading


Watch Machine Head’s Robb Flynn Perform On a Livestream From Their Recently Flooded Studio


Robb Flynn of Machine Head held a short-notice livestream to test out the band’s studio following a recent flood. As we reported, all their gear was in danger of potential damage although their touring gear and stage instruments were spared. Flynn performed a half-hour “Electric Halfy Hour” SET in the style of their usual Electric Happy Hour live streams. The good news is all the gear that was drenched in the flood worked, and the band will return with their live streams ahead of their upcoming Slaughter The Martour North American dates with Fear Factory and Orbit Culture. The band continues to tour behind their album OF KINGDOM AND CROWN (Nuclear Blast), the Ghost Cult Album of The Year for 2022. Watch the video here. Continue reading


Orbit Culture Books Headline Tour Dates, is Planning New Music, and Looking For a New Label


Catton Park, United kingdom, 14 Aug 2022, Orbit Culture performing on the Sophie Lancaster Stage at Bloodstock Open Air Festival Credit: Rich Price/Ghost Cult Magazine

In addition to booking their first headline tour of Europe and the UK next, year, Orbit Culture updated fans on social media that they are working on new music in addition to a full year of touring. The band announced they have amicably completed their commitment to the Seek and Strike record label, after surprise releasing a new EP, The Forgotten, a few weeks back. The band released their recent full-length album Descent, and are seeking a new album deal for their next album. The much hyped Swedish metal band is likely to draw a bidding war amongst metal labels for their services. Check out the statement from the band and our review of Descent below, along with their upcoming tour dates on the Slaughter The Martour run with Machine Head and Fear Factory.

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Inferno Metal Fest Announces Full 2024 Lineup Including Taake and More


This week, Norway’s Inferno Metal Festival has revealed the full lineup for its 2024 edition. The Oslo event will take place from March 28-31, 2024 across several venues in the city. New additions include Taake, Orbit Culture, and more. Keep reading for the full details.

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Machine Head and Fear Factory Book the “Slaughter The Martøur Nørth America 2024”


In an electrifying announcement that will cause anticipatory convulsions through the world of metal, Bay Area icons Machine Head have announced the first leg of their “Slaughter The Martøur Nørth America 2024” tour. Forgoing their “An Evening With…” format for the first time in a decade, Machine Head will have LA’s cyber-metal masters Fear Factory, Sweden’s Orbit Culture, and Louisville, KY’s Gates To Hell in tow guaranteeing your 2024 starts off as heavy as humanly possible! Machine Head continues to tour behind 2022’s ØF KINGDØM AND CRØWN, the Ghost Cult Album of the Year, as voted on by our staff. The two bands and labelmates also recently teamed up to jam on Machine Head’s weekly livestream. Watch the trailer here and get tickets and VIP at the links below!

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