PODCAST: Episode 318: Ragin Rosie Interviews Mark of Fuming Mouth at Milwaukee Metal Fest


Ragin Rosie caught up with Mark Whelan from Fuming Mouth at the comeback edition of Milwaukee Metal Fest! They chatted about touring, Fuming Mouth’s hardcore scene background, remembering Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder, the infamous show in Texas with Terror that got shut down for moshing, beating cancer, the upcoming new album from the band coming soon, and much more!

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Ghost Cult’s Weekly Ritual Edition LIVE Rock and Metal News Show 5-12-23 Las Vegas Edition


Catch up on what you missed this week in the world of Rock and Metal news with our show!

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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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The Black Dahlia Murder Announces “The Verminous Remnant Tour” with Terror, Frozen Soul, Fuming Mouth, and Phobophilic


The Black Dahlia Murder will return to the stage this Spring on “The Verminous Remnant Tour.” The band’s first trek following the tragic death of frontman Trevor Strnad will mark the close of the Verminous touring cycle and introduce a reformed lineup consisting of remaining and returning members of the band. The journey will commence on April 14th with an appearance at the Decibel Metal & Beer Fest in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and run through May 26th in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Support will be provided by Terror, Frozen Soul, Fuming Mouth, and Phobophilic. Tickets go on sale this Friday, January 20th at 10:00 am local time. See all confirmed dates below.

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Watch The Black Dahlia Murder Perform Their First Show with Their New Lineup at The Trevor Strnad Tribute Show


The Black Dahlia Murder performed their first show since the passing of Trevor Scott Strnad on May 11th, 2022. The show was a hometown celebration of life for Trevor and tribute to his memory, at Saint Andrews Hall in Detroit. The concert marked the debut of founding member Brian Eschbach as vocalist and the return of guitarist Ryan Knight. Support for the show came from Darkest Hour and Plague Years. Watch the full set here;Continue reading

The Black Dahlia Murder to Release “Yule ‘Em All: A Holiday Variety Extravaganza”


The Black Dahlia Murder will release “Yule ‘Em All: A Holiday Variety Extravaganza!” The holiday special will be available on DVD Digipak, and digital/streaming on November 11th, 2022. Originally set for release in July of 2022, before the heartbreaking and untimely death of beloved frontman Trevor Strnad, you can now watch a trailer with a sample of the holiday madness, right here:

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The Top Ten Stories at Ghost Cult This Week

In a new feature here, we recap the biggest stories of the week here at Ghost Cult! We went to 12, because fuck it, it’s our list! This week we have new reviews from The Mars Volta, Behemoth, and The Devil Wears Prada, an interview with Mike of TDWP, new album news from In flames, concert reviews from Ghost and Oceano, Part 2 of our Bloodstock Festival 2022 coverage, the new plans for The Black Dahlia Murder, Allegeaon welcomes back a vocalist, a potential farewell show from an influential band, and the tragic loss of a member of the metal family.

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The Black Dahlia Murder Releases a Charity Tribute Shirt to Trevor Strnad

Six weeks after the passing of their iconic frontman Trevor Strnad, The Black Dahlia Murder has released a charity tribute shirt worldwide. All proceeds will help his family cover expenses incurred by Trevor’s death and benefit the Common Ground Resource & Crisis Center. There has been an ongoing outpouring of love and tributes to Trevor from bands, fans, and friends. Please consider picking up this shirt and show your love for one of the best dudes ever to live, as well as a great artist.

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IN MEMORIAM: Remembering Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder (1981-2022)

I’m not going to start this write-up and pretend like I have a solution for grief or that I’ve made peace with the fact that Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder is no longer with us. As of this writing, it’s been nearly a week since his passing and frankly, I’m still trying to process that. Telling myself that it can’t be true since I’ve seen Strnad and his bandmates have seemingly all the fun onstage at least seven times.

In time I’ll accept what has occurred. But let’s take a look back.

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CONCERT REVIEW: The Bay Strikes Back Tour: Testament – Exodus – Death Angel live at Newport Music Hall.

The Bay Strikes Back Tour – Testament, Exodus, and Death Angel – brought a massive dose of thrash to the edge of the Ohio State University campus on Wednesday night with their stop at the Newport Music Hall. The tour celebrates the origins of thrash metal stretching back to the late 1970s and early 1980s. It is incredible that these three bands are still standing on the stage and belting out their music for long-time and new fans alike.

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