Legendary Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen passes away at the age of 65

Legendary and pioneering guitarist Eddie Van Halen has sadly passed away at the age of 65 after a battle with throat cancer. His son broke the news via social media just a short time ago. Wolfgang wrote: “I can’t believe I’m having to write this, but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has lost his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning. He was the best father I could ever ask for. Every moment I’ve shared with him on and off stage was a gift. My heart is broken and I don’t think I’ll ever fully recover from this loss. I love you so much, Pop.”

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Cardijum set to release their new EP on October 10th!

Cardijum is a new force to be reckoned with in the metal community. The newly founded group has quickly found their footing in the short time since their first song found light earlier this year. This new deathcore band manages to collide old school with modern in a unique form. The heavy hitting group is gearing up to release their first ever EP! The EP is a self-titled record that will showcase Cardijum’s unique ability in a seamless genre. October 10th will mark the arrival of the EP, and the start of Cardijum.

Cardijum has released 4 songs in the build-up to the release of their self-titled EP. The newly spawned group has a impressive sound and quality execution in both their music, and their image. Pre-save their upcoming EP here!

 

Interview: GHØSTKID (ex-Eskimo Callboy) on instant success, fulfilling his vision

Sebastian “Sushi” Biesler, known to the music world as GHØSTKID, is our latest interviewee! The new act, which hearkens to a sound similar to Bring Me The Horizon’s That’s The Spirit and Motionless in White’s Disguise, is a riveting success from the get-go, as he’s already signed to Century Media Records and amassed hundreds of thousands of streams a song in just a few months. Let’s find out more about the new project as we talk to Sushi!

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Motionless In White will perform ‘Creatures’ in its entirety during special livestream event

Motionless In White are celebrated the 10 year anniversary of their fan favorite debut full-length, Creatures, with a special reissue — available on vinyl, cassette, and digital formats this Friday, October 9. The vinyl release features newly reimagined artwork, while the deluxe digital release includes three bonus tracks — “Dragula”, “Creatures” (Celldweller Beauty Remix), and “Mallevs Maleficarvm” (Tim Skold Remix). The band also plans to perform “Creatures” in its entirety during a streaming event on October 28. Tickets for the livestream are on sale now at miwmerch.com.

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