EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Ural Umbo (Dark Buddha Rising, Waste Of Space Orchestra) – “Landmarks And Tears”

Atmospheric Avant-garde group Ural Umbo has shared a new single and video – “Landmarks And Tears.” The incredible track comes from the forthcoming new album Roomer, due out on the 21st of May 2021 through Consouling Sounds. Ural Umbo features Reto Mäder (Sum Of R, JeGong, RM74) and Marko Neuman (Dark Buddha Rising, Sum Of R, Waste Of Space Orchestra, Convocation), and makes uncompromising music for those looking for sounds beyond the typical. Check out the video now and pre-order the album at the links below. Continue reading

PODCAST: Episode 82: Jun-Hiss of Oranssi Pazuzu on “Mestarin Kynsi”

Ghost Cult caught up with Jun-Hiss of Finland’s incredible Psychedelic Black Metal group Oranssi Pazuzu recently to discuss their new album Mestarin Kynsi, due out this Friday, April 17th, 2020 via Nuclear Blast. He spoke about the concept of the album, lyrical influences, the writing process that created the album, their new music video for ‘Uusi Teknokratia’, the ways that their other band Waste of Space Orchestra and their main group differ and affect each other, thoughts on the impact Roadburn Festival and its organizers has had on the avant-garde black metal world, and much more. Listen to our interview below and pre-order the album hereContinue reading

Waste Of Space Orchestra – Syntheosis

Roadburn has a history of creating ‘once in a lifetime’ moments every year the festival comes around, and in 2018 we were exposed to the pairing of two of Finland’s most eclectic and psychedelic outfits performing a one-off commissioned piece of music never to be replicated. Oranssi Pazuzu and Dark Buddha Rising created something truly magical on stage that day, fans and critics alike cried out for more, be it a live recording of the set or just one more show. Thankfully, our prayers were not only answered but exceeded, as the dynamic duo of weird and wonderful artists got together again to create Syntheosis (Svart); an entirely new piece of mind-bending brilliance.Continue reading

Kjeld Added To Roadburn, Festival Begins Next Week

Long-revered European music festival Roadburn kicks off four days of heavy, avant-garde and challenging music and art experiences in Tilburg, NL. Dutch black metal entity Kjeld has been added to the bill due to Cocatenatus dropping off due to a family situation. In a post, Roadburn founder and creative force Walter Hoeijmakers updated attendees on the last minute changes to the bill.Continue reading

Dark Buddha Rising Announces New Album Coming Next Month

Rising Finish doom band Dark Buddha Rising has announced their new album, II EP, due for release on April 20th from Neurot Recordings. The band has booked some live appearances, including the prestigious Roadburn Festival next month. As part of their appearance at Roadburn, they will team up with their countrymen Oranssi Pazuzu in a collaborative group dubbed the Waste Of Space Orchestra. You can watch the album trailer and pre-orders are live at the link below. Continue reading

Roadburn Announces Cul De Sac Lineup And Pre-Party

Roadburn 2018 is shaping up to be another incredible festival. In addition to the main lineup of bands, and special programs, Roadburn has announced its Cul de Sac lineup of special bands in Roadburn’s most intimate venue as well as the site of its Pre-Party. The festival takes place, as always, Tilburg, NL between April 19-22 and tickets are expected to sell out as usual. Continue reading