The Electric Highway Festival 2024 is Kicking Off this Week ft. Anciients, Dead Quiet, Hombre, Buffalo Bud Buster, Empress, Gnarwhal


The Electric Highway Festival returns April 4th to 6th in Calgary, AB at Dickens (1000 9 Ave SW) for its 2024 edition with Canadian Juno Award-winning Vancouver band Anciients headlining the festival. They will be joined by various Western Canadian bands including Dead Quiet, Empress, Flashback, Buffalo Bud Buster, Hombre, and Set & Stoned along with festival newcomers Prisoner, Passing Pluto, Mors Sanctorum, Gnarwhal, Black Daggers, and more! This is the biggest festival lineup yet with 23 bands over 3 days. Ghost Cult is also a media partner of the festival.
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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY – New Rock and Metal Releases 3-15-24


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ALBUM REVIEW: Prisoner – Putrid – Obsolete


Technological horror, the literal or metaphorical collision of organic life with machines, from JG Ballard to David Cronenburg to Akira, there’s something so compelling (and often terrifying) about the welding of machine and flesh. The jaws of the thresher know no remorse, while the body is destined to suffer in its grip. Such thoughts occur listening to Putrid / Obsolete (Persistent Vision Records), the latest record from Richmond, Virginia’s extreme-metal unit Prisoner. Continue reading


Anciients, Dead Quiet, La Chinga, and More Feature On The Electric Highway Festival 2024 Spotify Playlist



Calgary festival, The Electric Highway, is gearing up for its 2024 edition. The event will take place on April 4th, 5th, and 6th, at Dickens (1000 9 Ave SW). The festival is now giving a preview of its bands, with their EHF 2024 Spotify Playlist. It includes tunes from Canadian Juno Award-winning Vancouver band Anciients who will headline the whole festival. They will be joined by various Western Canadian bands including Dead Quiet, Empress, Flashback, Buffalo Bud Buster, and others. Ghost Cult is an official media partner for the festival in 2024. Find the playlist and more in the article below.
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PREVIEW: New Music Friday – New Rock and Metal Releases 3-15-24


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Prisoner Drop New “Leaden Tomb” Single and Video From Upcoming Album


Richmond’s Prisoner have shared “Leaden Tomb,” the lead single from their second album, Putrid|Obsolete. Combining elements of death metal, doom, crust, and industrial, the long-player is due out on March 15th via Persistent Vision Records. Head into the article below to catch the new video and read more from Prisoner.

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