Cult Of Luna Guitarist Launches Riwen


Cult of Luna’s Johannes Persson has forged a new hardcore project called Riwen. “This is my new band. We are called Riwen and will be releasing a 3 song 10-inch this fall and hopefully record an album before the end of the year. Musically it is pretty far from Cult Of Luna but some of […]

Cult Of Luna Not Breaking Up

Cult of Luna

Fuck what you heard, because Cult Of Luna, as they’ve put it, “are not quitting.” They are, however, taking a break of sorts. Just to get their heads straight before regrouping again somewhere down the line. Says the band: “2013 have been a very active year for us and neither do we want or think […]

Cult Of Luna Releasing Vertikal II

Cult of Luna

And they’re releasing it next month. Yes, friends — Cult of Luna have announced that on September 17, they’ll release Vertikal II through Density Records. The 4-track release contains over 30 minutes of music and is available to pre-order here. The Swedish band released their sixth full-length album Vertikal in January. This fall, Cult of […]

Katatonia Releasing Dethroned & Uncrowned This September


That’s right, you awesome individuals. Katatonia’s crowd-funded new LP Dethroned & Uncrowned will see a September 10 release in North America on Kscope. Pre-order the fucker here. Why the need for crowd-funding if they’re doing pre-orders anyway…with a label? The album’s basically the band’s reimagining of its Dead End Kings release. “The synopsis is simple […]

Katatonia, Cult Of Luna Tour Confirmed


It’s legit, folks! Find the official dates for the upcoming Katatonia and Cult of Luna tour — which was just confirmed moments ago — at the end of this post. Yes, folks. This fucking tour will kick major ass. The “Uncrowned & Vertikal Tour” which feature Katatonia, Cult Of Luna, Intronaut and TesseracT. It’s a […]

Katatonia, Cult Of Luna Tour In The Works?

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Yes sir. ThePRP claims such a tour is being planned. Not only will Katatonia and Cult Of Luna hook up for a trek of North Amerca, they’ll be bringing Intronaut and TesseracT with ‘em. The tour will travel under the “Uncrowned & Vertikal” banner. The tour will be going down this fall, with dates to […]

Guest Column: Three Bands You May Not Know But Should By Cult Of Luna’s Johannes Persson

Guest Column

We’ve reached out to our metal and hard rock brethren across the land, asking that they contribute prose to our recent series of guest columns. We ran a recent series on Five Albums That Will Change You, and the response was overwhelming. The new topic is Three Bands You May Not Know About But Should, […]

Stream A New Cult Of Luna Track — Right Now!

Cult of Luna

Cult of Luna are dope. That that girl you went to high school with the ass that would talk to you. I’m a fan, and actually listened to the new album the other night whilst working. One of the songs that stood out to me immediately was “I: The Weapon.” Why? It’s a nice composition […]

Kongh Releasing New Album In February

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Kongh have a new record coming. The new record — called Sole Creation — comes out February 19 in North America and February 5 in Europe. That’s the album art, if you didn’t already figure that shit out. The album is the band’s third and will consist of four new tracks and 45 minutes of […]

General Lee Exclusive Song Stream: “Medusa Howls With Wolves”

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Today is a good day for all of us. Today, Gun Shy Assassin is proud to be able to bring you a stream from French post-hardcore outfit General Lee, who recently inked a worldwide deal with New Jersey-based Play The Assassin Records. The stream follows at the end of this post. General Lee’s new full-length, […]