The Great Old Ones, Spirit Possession, Perchta and Belore Booked for Fortress Festival



The UK’s Fortress Festival has just confirmed four more exclusive performances for its 2025 edition. The Great Old Ones, Spirit Possession, Perchta, and Belore join the recently announced Agalloch, Ulcerate, RUÏM, and Forteresse at Scarborough Spa, 31 May – 1 June 2025. Standard weekend tickets are on sale. Keep reading below for more details.
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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY- New Rock and Metal Releases 6-14-24


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ALBUM REVIEW: Ulcerate – Cutting the Throat of God


On Cutting the Throat of God (Debemur Morti Productions) Auckland, New Zealand’s Death Metal three-piece Ulcerate continue to refine their musical representation of an exploding volcano raining down molten rock and laying waste to all below. 

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PREVIEW: New Music Friday – New Rock and Metal Releases 6-14-24


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Ulcerate Shares a New Single and Video “The Dawn Is Hollow” – New Album Incoming


Ulcerate, the New Zealand trio who Decibel Magazine hailed as “one of the most forward-thinking death metal bands around,” return with their highly-anticipated new album, Cutting the Throat of God, on June 14 via Debemur Morti Productions.
A preview of the seven-song album is available now with the release of “The Dawn Is Hollow” and its accompanying video at the link below:

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GHOST CULT PRESENTS: Mini-Metal Mixtape #11


Metal and Coffee’s Mini-Metal Mixtape, presented by Ghost Cult Magazine kicks off the new year in style. The episode of the series features the Top 10 albums of 2020, by Metal & Coffee. In her 12-year journey as an extreme metal DJ, Metal & Coffee has dived into the deepest depths to find the bands worth your ears. Metal & Coffee has been featured on Philadelphia’s most popular college radio station, WKDU 91.7 FM, and has also spent time as the resident New Releases DJ over on GIMME METAL. Mixtape #11 features the new releases from UlcerateChaos DevineIgorrrTombsOranssi Pazuzu. and more! Stream the newest playlist right now!

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GUEST POST: Marcus Bryant of Spirit Adrift -Top Albums of the Year 2020


Ghost Cult continues our “End of Year Guest Post Extravaganza” with a slew of posts from bands, industry, PR pros, and more! We’ll be sharing lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe. In this edition, we have a list from Marcus Bryant of Spirit Adrift! Their excellent new album Enlightened in Eternity is out now!

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GUEST POST: Nate Garrett of Spirit Adrift -Top Albums of the Year 2020


Ghost Cult continues our “End of Year Guest Post Extravaganza” with a slew of posts from bands, industry, PR pros, and more! We’ll be sharing lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe. In this edition, we have a list from Nate Garrett of Spirit Adrift! Their excellent new album Enlightened in Eternity is out now!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Barishi – Old Smoke


You remember the first time you heard Leviathan (Relapse Records) by Mastodon? I do. It was as if my world had shifted on its axis: a relentless display of monumental, complex power that left me unsure how to feel…except that it felt exciting, enlivening. I never thought that Vermont quartet Barishi would recreate those emotions: a great band yes, but its Harsh Stoner grooves had the intricacies without such immediate power. Suddenly, out goes vocalist Sascha Simms, being replaced by guitarist Graham Brooks and reducing the band to a three-piece. Third album Old Smoke (Season of Mist) follows. Fuck…Continue reading


NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: April 28th New Music Releases


Purchase And Stream All The New Music Released Today!

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