Tag Archives: Cult of Luna

New & Noteworthy, April 8th – Graphic Nature

Posted by on April 8, 2016

We opened April with an album that appeals to many outside of the typical metal fanbase. Our second week sees an album released that might not appeal to those people as much, but they will certainly be aware of it. It’s also an album that typical metal fans will be very happy to see. Check […]

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Dissident Aggression: Cult of Luna and Julie Christmas – Mariner

Posted by on March 25, 2016

Sometimes worlds collide, and sometimes two already amazing entities transform into one. Sometimes the most provocative and most profound results can be achieved by the union of two seemingly unlikely sources. Such is the case with the stunning new collaboration between Sweden’s Cult of Luna and American vocalist Julie Christmas. Since their first studio album […]

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Cult of Luna are heeding A Greater Call

Posted by on February 12, 2016

Cult of Luna surprised quite a few people when they announced they were teaming up with singer Julie Christmas for a new album. Mariner will be released on April 8th, and yesterday, the band released the first song from the album, “A Greater Call.” Atmospheric for the first 3 1/2 minutes or so, distortion doesn’t come […]

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Cult of Luna team up with Julie Christmas for new album

Posted by on February 1, 2016

If you’re a fan of Cult of Luna’s post-metal sludge, you’ve probably been hoping for a follow-up to 2013’s Vertical, especially since they went on tour last year after initially stating that they were taking a hiatus. It turns out that we’re not going to have to wait that long, and they’ve got a guest vocalist […]

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Kylesa work hard on Shaping the Southern Sky

Posted by on August 20, 2015

Kylesa has unleashed another new song from their upcoming album, Exhausting Fire. The track, “Shaping The Southern Sky,” is the second song to be released from the new album, following “Lost and Confused” back in July. The band’s seventh studio album is self-produced, and comes out October 2nd on Season of Mist, their first new album since 2013’s Ultraviolet. […]

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Cult of Luna reschedule North American tour

Posted by on June 30, 2015

Swedish post-hardcore band Cult of Luna have definitely taken their fans on a roller coaster of emotion over the past few years. First, at the end of 2013, they hinted to fans that they would be going on a hiatus. At the beginning of the year, however, they announced a North American tour. Or rather, […]

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Recap: Psycho CA Succeeds On Almost All Fronts

Posted by on May 20, 2015

As I walked in through the looming doors of The Observatory, my senses were instantly bombarded by a potent amalgamation of hazy smoke, deafening music, and blinding lights. It was a complete and total inundation from the moment I stepped inside to the moment I left, and I’ve never felt more at home.   Following […]

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Cult of Luna announce three North American shows in May

Posted by on January 28, 2015

…Well, I guess that didn’t take too terribly long. At the end of 2013, Swedish post-metal band Cult of Luna announced – or rather hinted, to be more accurate – that they would be going on some sort of hiatus. Yesterday, just over a year since that cryptic announcement, the band posted the following status on […]

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Metal Radio’s Top 10 Albums of 2013

Posted by on December 17, 2013

It might come as a surprise to many, but metal still gets played on the radio!  In addition to channels like SiriusXM’s Liquid Metal and nationally syndicated shows like Full Metal Jackie, there are still hundreds of outlets for heavy music in the United States.  A large number of college radio stations have at least a metal show […]

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Cult of Luna To Go On Hiatus?

Posted by on December 17, 2013

Well, this is slightly cryptic. Swedish post-metallers Cult of Luna have made two posts on Facebook indicating that after performing at the Beyond The Redshift festival in London next May, there are no future plans as of yet. The following was posted first on the band’s page: The Beyond the redshift festival in London on may […]

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