NEW MUSIC FRIDAY – New Rock and Metal Releases for 7-5-24


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ALBUM REVIEW: Xasthur – Disharmonic Variations


Dark folk is an all-around enthralling genre with a wide range of well-known names, from Vàli to Ulvesang, but recently, what especially has been catching my attention is the new release from Xasthur – namely Disharmonic Variations, out via Lupus Lounge. Specializing in Black Metal and avant-garde releases, the label has worked with various names of note, including Nachtmystium and Austere.Continue reading


PREVIEW: New Music Friday – New Rock and Metal Releases for 7-5-24


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New Music Friday Rock and Metal New Album Releases 6-23-23


 

Check out our preview of the new Rock and Metal albums coming out this week! 

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Prophecy Productions Represses Five Classic Albums from Xasthur


Prophecy Productions has made available five represses from Black Metal icon Xasthur. While Xasthur has evolved as an artist and perform over his career adding a folksy Appalchian flair to his grim USBM style, these early albums – A Gate Through Bloodstained Mirrors, Ominous Fates, Subliminal Genocide, Defective Epitaph, and Portal Of Sorrow are genre classics. Pre-order these now at the link below. 

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: July 9th New Music Releases


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CONTEST EXTENDED: Last Chance To Win Tickets To Prophecy Fest In New York This Weekend


Alcest, by Rich Price Photography

Prophecy Fest USA is getting closer, and going down this weekend in Brooklyn, NY on November 2nd and 3rd at the Knitting Factory! Celebrating the Prophecy Productions label and featuring Alcest ( playing Kodama in its entirety – possibly for the last time) Novembers Doom, Eye Of Nix, Crowhurst, Xasthur, So Hideous, Year of The Cobra, new signees Kayo Dot and more! To win a pair of tickets for the weekend head over to Ghost Cult’s Instagram account and share our post to win. You can also see the full lineup, set times, a preview trailer, and a link to buy tickets. Continue reading


CONTEST: Win Tickets To Prophecy Fest In New York City


One of the events of the fall is going to be the first Prophecy Fest in Brooklyn, NY on November 2nd and 3rd. Celebrating the Prophecy Productions label featuring the best the label has to offer with both legend status bands and future greats. Among the bands appearing are Alcest ( playing Kodama in its entirety – possibly for the last time), Novembers Doom, Eye Of Nix, Crowhurst, Xasthur, So Hideous, Year of The Cobra, new signees Kayo Dot and more! To win a pair of tickets for the weekend head over to Ghost Cult’s Instagram account and share our post to win with the hashtags #ProphecyFest & #GhostCultMag. Entries are open until 10/29 at 5 PM EST, and the winner will be announced on 10/30. You can also see the full lineup, set times, a preview trailer, and a link to buy tickets below. 

http://us.prophecy.de/prophecy-fest/prophecy-fest-us-ticket.html

Friday, November 2nd

7-7:30 – Völur

8-8:30 – Xasthur

9-9:30 – Kayo Dot

10-10:45 – So Hideous

11:15-End – Novembers Doom

Saturday, November 3rd

7-7:30 – 1476

8-8:30 – Year of the Cobra

9-9:30 – Crowhurst

10-10:45 – Eye Of Nix

11:15-End – Alcest

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/38Fba5TtqsSY51GkgdPkB8

*Disclaimer: Winners are chosen completely at random, and selected at the discretion of the editors of Ghost Cult Magazine. Entry for the contest is free of charge via Ghost Cult’s Instagram account (www.instagram.com/ghostcultmag) The grand prize available is one pair (2 tickets), of tickets given to one winner to attend Prophecy Fest in Brooklyn 11/2 and 11/3 in Brooklyn, NY at The Knitting Factory. There are no other prizes and this prize is non-transferable. This prize does not include transportation or other costs or local taxes associated with attending the show. Entries are open until 10/29 at 5 PM EST, and the winner will be announced on 10/30. The winner must be 21 years old and give their full legal name (with ID) to collect the prize, in the form of will call tickets the day of the show. No other claims may be made against Ghost Cult, Prophecy Productions, or The Knitting Factory after entering this contest.

 

 


FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Shadow Woods Metal Fest IV


Today is the day! America’s best underground brutal, blackened underground music festival, Shadow Woods Metal Fest begins today. Although a few bands have been last minute cancellations due to Hurrican Florence and Ghost Bath canceled their entire tour due to van troubles, the festival is 100%taking place with only rain expected at Camp Hidden Valley, in Whitehall Maryland. The lineup includes  Abigail Williams, Xasthur, Aether Realm, Rozamov, Heavy Temple, A Sound of Thunder, Barishi, Destroyer of Light, Husbandry, God Root, Hepatagua, Cloak, Wolvhammer, Imperial Triumphant, Black Mass,  and many more. Tickets are still available at the gate for you late deciders. Continue reading


Prophecy Productions Signs Xasthur, New Music Incoming


Prophecy Productions, one of the leading underground heavy music labels in the world has announced a partnership with USBM legend Xasthur! In addition to their upcoming US tour and an appearance at Shadow Woods Metal Fest IV, new music will eventually see the light. Starting as a one-man black metal band, Xasthur has evolved into an unconventional, but incredible live entity with other players. Prophecy will launch this partnership with a new, limited edition EP, an exclusive preview of Xasthur’s upcoming full length, building on his new doomgrass style. The EP, Aestas Pretium MXVIII, will be sold exclusively on his forthcoming, extensive US tour.Continue reading