ALBUM REVIEW: A Burial At Sea – Close To Home


With all the technical and specialist instrumentalism that goes into the world of post-Rock, it is no wonder that the sub-genre has almost become synonymous with being a tad bit pretentious, with acts at times focusing on how skilled their members are than writing a good song.

It’s only been six years since A Burial At Sea formed, but quickly they have cemented in their earlier works that this has not been the case for them at all. Continue reading


Fazi Announce European “Folding Story” Album Re-Release


Chinese post-punks, Fazi, have shared the news that they will be re-issuing their 2022 opus, Folding Story, for the European market. First released by pioneering Chinese record label Space Circle, the 10-track collection is scheduled for re-release in Europe via Pelagic Records, on January 26th. Head into the article below to find out more.Continue reading


BEAR Shares a New Single for “Serpents” New Album Incoming



Bear has shared the fierce new single “Serpents” from upcoming new album Vanta, due out from Pelagic Records, on September 29th, 2023. Hailing from Belgium, the band has honed their musical style with a sound owed somewhat to their heroes such as Dillinger Escape Plan, Botch, Norma Jean, but also remaining wildly original at the same time. Check out “Serpents” now!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Jaye Jayle – Don’t Let Your Love Life Get You Down


 

Jaye Jayle is effectively the solo project of Evan Patterson, and Don’t Let Your Love Life Get You Down (Pelagic Records) is his first offering since his divorce from Emma Ruth Rundle — a topic which seems to have informed both the title and the content of this new record.

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INTERVIEW: John Cxnnor Discusses Their New Live Album with The Devil’s Trade, and Roadburn Festival 2023


 

As part of our preview of Roadburn Festival 2023, Ghost Cult Keefy interviewed Rasmus and Ketil a.k.a. John Cxnnor! The duo, who also have the hardcore band LLNN, are curating a special presentation and curated performance at Roadburn this year. In addition, they are releasing their collaborative live album with The Devil’s Trade – “Live At Roadburn” album out April 21 via Pelagic Records. The guys discussed the genesis of the project, how they connected with Roadburn founder and artistic director Walter Hoejimakers, touring, future plans for both projects and their favorite Terminator flick!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Druids – Shadow Work


 

Psych rockers Druids have historically inspired scribes to reach for the thesaurus, turn to the epic, mythic and mystical – words like ‘monumental’, ‘colossal’, ‘ominous’. ‘bludgeon’, ‘pulverise’, ‘rampage’. Now their splendid, accomplished and invigorating new album inspires another word: ‘Family’.

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Burst Reunites For Live Shows and Reissue Boxed Set “A Labyrinth of Layers” Due Later This


Swedish Progressive Metal icons Burst have reunited after a 12-year abscence. They disbanded indefinitely after a string of acclaimed albums and a final live show in December 2009. Aside from a one-off appearance at Spain’s Be Prog festival in 2018, the band has been silent. This fall, Pelagic Records will release A Labyrinth of Layers – an exclusive vinyl box set of the classic triptych Prey On Life (2003), Origo (2005) and Lazarus Bird (2008). Originally released on CD through Relapse Records, the box set will include the band’s three masterworks, remastered and graphically refurbished, with all new artwork and special collector’s items. To celebrate the upcoming box set, the band announce their new partnership with Netherlands-based booking agency, Doomstar Bookings and a short string of live performances in the Nordic this coming November, with more European plans for 2023. Check out a message from the band:

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