The Glorious Rebellion – Scholars of War

An attacked guitar fades in with a straight Rock n’ Roll riff before spacious strings reverberate around the listeners’ skulls. They give way into the abyss as an almighty Sludge riff threatens to swallow the world whole. ‘This Is Fine’ centres on this aforementioned riff and grinds in a cyclical manner around one’s speakers eviscerating the local surroundings. ‘This Is Fine’ is an understatement: as an opener to an EP, it is borderline excellent. Billy Myers III’s shouted vocals have the force necessary to level council flats, and come across as blissfully effortless to listen to.Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE ALBUM STREAM: Vous Autres – “Champ Du Sang”

Ghost Cult is proud to partner up with the amazing folks at Sludgelord Records to bring you the première of the full album stream by Vous Autres, Champ Du Sang, out this Friday, March 1st 2019 on digital and limited edition cassette. The French atmospheric sludge and doom band has grown their sound organically, discovering new textures and possibilities from where their 2018 EP Trente Pièces D’argent left off. Philosophical, without navel-gazing, the lyrics are meaningful and deserve focusing on. The heaviness of the music moves with a purpose, reflecting the subject matter. Members β (Vocals) and ₣ (Guitar, Bass, Keyboard) have their identities shrouded in mystery, which adds to the aura of the music. Pre-order the album at the links below and enjoy this album stream now! Continue reading

Nest – Metmepsychosis

I mean we all love a good wash and the occasional shower from time to time, don’t we……?! After all, as they say “cleanliness is next to godliness”, which is where Nest come in with their record Metmepsychosis (Sludgelord). This is the total antithesis of the aforementioned phrase and an absolutely gloriously wretched listening experience for anyone who chooses to partake of it.Continue reading