ALBUM REVIEW: Yatra – Blood of the Night

Yatra‘s 2018 début album Death Ritual (Grimoire Records), rather than being a “grower”, receded in appeal due to the unflinching harshness of their slow, Doom-laden sound and the voice of Dana Helmuth, which sounds as if Gaahl had been gargling on hop-bombs. There were flickers of invention in the Maryland trio’s sound, however, and these are further explored in follow-up Blood of the Night (STB Records).Continue reading

PHOTO SET: Yatra Live at Saint Vitus Bar

Doom metal band Yatra just released new album Blood of the Night, via STB Records and it’s a ripper! They have a full slate of gigs planned for 2020 to promote the album, including Desertfest NYC next fall!. Order the album now, including, iTunes, spotify, and with special limited edition colored vinyl runs for collectors in US through and, and in Europe through Check out the photo set below by Jamie Sherwood, live at Saint Vitus Bar!


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Emerging Doom Metal leaders Yatra will release their crushing new album Blood of the Night, tomorrow, January 31st 2020 via STB Records. The album is really amazing and already among the most talked about releases in the genre this year. You can watch their brand new video for “Sorcerer”, directed by Tom Hughes at Ritual Video, exclusively at Ghost Cult! Continue reading

Exclusive Song Stream: DoctoR DooM – Behind Your Shadow

DoctoR DooM, photo courtesy of Ripple Music

DoctoR DooM, photo courtesy of Ripple Music

Ghost Cult Magazine is proud to premiere the new song from retro rockers DoctoR DooM today. ‘Behind Your Shadow’. You can hear the track below via Soundcloud:


‘Behind Your Shadow’ comes off of This Seed We Have Sown (Ripple Music/STB), their new full-length album dropping on July 24th. Formed in 2011 in the French town of Ariège by guitarists Jean Laurent Pasquet and Jérémie Delattre, DoctoR DooM is going to elbow drop unsuspecting eardrums with their infectious, funky licks, mellow grooves and lack of pretentiousness. Full of tasteful songcraft and high energy fun, this band is one to watch.



DoctoR DooM is:

Jean-Laurent Pasquet (Vocal, Guitar)

Jérémie Delattre (Guitar)

Sébastien Boutin Blomfield (Bass, Keys)

Michel Marcq (Drums)


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