Inkcarceration Music and Tattoo Festival ft. Shinedown, Godsmack, Breaking Benjamin, The Offspring, Bad Omens, Halestorm, Machine Head, and More Announces Set Times


Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival has announced the music set times and additional onsite experiences for the highly anticipated July 19, 20 & 21 event at historic Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio that features a music lineup packed with top rock acts, more than 115 tattoo artists, haunted attractions and more.Continue reading


Mayhem Festival Returns for 2024 and Books Bad Omens, Parkway Drive, Architects, Jinjer, Poppy, Kittie, August Burns Red and More


As previously reported, Mayhem Festival will return as a single-destination event in Southern California on October 12, 2024. 23 bands will perform at the festival, which will be held at Glen Helen Amphitheater in San Bernardino, California, where Mayhem first began. Bad Omens will headline, along with Parkway Drive, Architects, Jinjer, Poppy, Kittie, August Burns Red, and many more at the list below. 19 bands will perform at the festival for the first time and tickets are not on sale yet. Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Northlane – Mirror’s Edge


With time being the ever tricky and questionable beast, it is easy to still consider Aussie’s Northlane as a brand new band and not 15-year veterans with six prior studio releases under their belt… yet here we are. What is perhaps also overlooked is their nature of change across their sound with releases encompassing progressive tinged modern Metalcore to more electronic ambient sounds elsewhere; meaning, every new release may offer something different and comes with anticipation as a result.Continue reading


INTERVIEW: Marcus Bridge of Northlane Breaks Down Their New “Mirror’s Edge” EP


Ghost Cult Keefy welcomed back in Marcus Bridge of Australia’s Metalcore kings Northlane. Their new EP Mirror’s Edge is out on April 12th, 2024 and is a star-studded affair. We caught up on the last few years of life for the band, why the EP is like a reverse “greatest hits” release, working with Will Putney, having collabs with Winston McCall of Parkway Drive and Ian Kenny of Karnivool, bringing back Brendon Padjasek for some guest growls, and the future of the band, and his favorite Marvel Comics!
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ALBUM REVIEW: ERRA – Cure


If it wasn’t for bands like ERRA, Metalcore would have lost relevance a long time ago, dragging by the coattails of As I Lay Dying and Parkway Drive nostalgia that millennials still eat up today. Fortunately, the Progressive Metalcore quintet has the drive and vision to keep the genre not only alive, but thriving. The group’s sixth album, Cure (UNFD), is a true testament to that vision.Continue reading


Godsmack, Shinedown, Bad Omens, Parkway Drive, Killswitch Engage, Machine Head, Shadows Fall, Biohazard, As I Lay Dying, The Offspring, Booked for Inkcarceration Tattoo and Music Fest 2024


Brought to you by Danny Wimmer Presents, the biggest presenter of Rock and Metal festivals in the USA, Inkcarceration Tattoo & Music Festival has released the full line-up for 2024. Taking place July 19th to the 21st at the Historic Ohio State Reformatory, the festival boasts headliners Breaking Benjamin, Godsmack, Shinedown, The Offspring, Halestorm, Bad Omens, Parkway Drive, as well as Killswitch Engage, Machine Head, Shadows Fall, Biohazard, As I Lay Dying and many more. Tickets are available at the link below. Continue reading


Northlane Shares a New Single “Miasma” ft. Winston McCall of Parkway Drive, New EP Incoming


Australian heavy vanguards Northlane have announced their new EP, Mirror’s Edge, out April 12 (Self-Released). Alongside the news comes the colossal new single “Miasma,” featuring Winston McCall from Parkway Drive. Watch the video and pre-order the EP at the links below!
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FESTIVAL REVIEW: New England Metal And Hardcore Festival 2023 Live at The Worcester Palladium


 

Day 1:

At five o’clock in the evening, on Friday, September 15th, masses of music fanatics flooded the streets of Worcester, Massachusetts. What for you ask? The first day of the highly anticipated return of the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. Held at the Palladium Outdoors & created by Scott Lee and Mass Concerts, this two day event housed local food, brews, various vendors, three stages and over thirty incredible acts!

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INTERVIEW: Scott Lee on the Return of The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival


Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with Scott Lee to catch fans up on the return of the legendary New England Metal and Hardcore Festival at the Worcester Palladium! It takes place September 15th and 16th 2023, and is headlined by Parkway Drive, Lamb of God, Hatebreed, Shadows Fall, Black Dahlia Murder, Dying Fetus, and many more! Scott gave a preview of the festival, discussed all the extra cool stuff going on this year, took a stroll down memory lane of NEMHCF of years past, and talked about Jamey Jasta’s importance to Metal and Hardcore historeeeeeeee!

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Download Festival 2023 Part 2, Live at Castle Donnington


 

Saturday, and as will be of no surprise to anyone, it was pretty damn hot today too, people were noticeably moving much slower through the arena, and people were checking their phones for the forecast of tomorrow’s storm with excitement.

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