GHOST CULT PODCAST: Episode #163: Jarboe – The Ghost Cult Interview

We had the honor of chatting with world-class artist Jaboe to discuss her recently re-imagined album of classics and rareities Skin Blood Women Roses, released via Consouling Sounds / Sonic Rendezvous for Record Store Day. Jarboe discussed this new album, and highlighted points from her entire career, her feelings about Roadburn Festival, and her time featuring with Swans on their best-known and loved material. She also discussed her other artistic disciplines, upcoming world tour, and much more!

Continue reading

GHOST CULT PODCAST: Episode #162: Kevin Starrs of Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats – The Ghost Cult Interview

We caught up with Kevin Starrs – the founder and frontman of Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats. The band followed a headline tour of the USA with a run across Europe opening for Ghost! The band is still touring behind their acclaimed album “Wasteland” which came out in 2018 via Rise Above Records. Kevin discussed touring, the high expectations of fans, and when we can expect the next Uncle Acid album to come out!

Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Heriot: Rising Stars of The UK’s Metal Underground

The last two years have been a hell of a ride for Heriot, the English Post Hardcore/Extreme Metal band who have experienced a rebirth of sorts and are firmly riding the crest of a wave on a distinct upward trajectory. They started life in 2016 as a three-piece, consisting of Jake Packer (vocals/bass), Erhan Alman (guitar), and Julian Gage (drums), but in 2020 drafted in former Dead Hands guitarist Deb Gough, applying depth to their musicianship, while also adding a new voice for the band to share vocal duties with Jake, enabling an intriguing expansion of their sound.

Continue reading

GHOST CULT PODCAST: Episode 159: The Steve and Keefy Power Hour – New Music April-May 2022

In a new monthly series of pods, Senior Editor Steve Tovey joins Chief Editor Keefy to discuss a recap of April releases, a forecast of new music in May, and trends in heavy music in 2022. Shoutout to our amazing team of reviewers worldwide!

Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Rob Dietrich of Blackened Whiskey on Metallica, The Distilling Process, and More!

Ghost Cult was honored to spend some time chatting with Rob Dietrich of Blackened American Whiskey by Metallica! Rob is the Master Distiller of Blackened and he talked all about making whiskey with Metallica, the ground- breaking process that makes Blackened so special, his career in spirits, how involved the members of Metallica are, making the perfect whiskey drink, and more!

Continue reading

INTERVIEW: GAYC/DC on Kicking Down Doors, Loving AC/DC, and Comedy Gold!

Ghost Cult caught up recently with GAYC⚡DC – the self-proclaimed greatest Gay AC/DC tribute band in the world” about their west coast tour dates in 2022 and much more! In a hilarious interview with the band we discussed how they formed, the mission of the band, their unique approach to being a band, why they go beyond just a paroidy or tribute band, their importance to the LGBTQ community, the affect they have on fans, their origins in the music business (and related bands like Pansy Division), favorite AC/DC songs and albums, and generally a lot of laughs!

Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Rich Moss of Stone Broken on New Music, Growth, and Gaming!

We caught up with Rich Moss of Stone Broken for a new interview! Their new album “Revelation” just dropped via Spinefarm Records, and we discussed the arc of the bands’ entire career, changes in their music, their excitement about the return of fests and shows, their love of gaming and more! Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Igor “Iggor” Cavalera – The Ghost Cult Interview

We chatted with Igor “Iggor” Cavalera on the upcoming “Return Beneath Arise” with his brother Max Cavalera of Soulfly. We talked to the metal drumming legend about their upcoming tour celebrating Sepultura history, the early days of the band, recording “Beneath The Remains, and “Arise,” working with producer Scott Burns, being in a band with his Max Cavalera, classic Sepultura breakdowns, how his drumming has changed over the years, his web series on drumming, working with bassist Mike Leon (Soulfly) and drummer Daniel Gonzalez (Possessed/Gruesome), his other projects including Absent in Body (Relapse Records), and more! Continue reading

INTERVIEW: John 5 Talks “Sinner” – Tips for Touring, and New Gigs with Rob Zombie


Ghost Cult caught up with guitar great John 5 ! John is kicking off a new headline tour to support his 2021 solo album “Sinner” – with support from The Haxans! We talked to John about tour plans, tips for successful touring, his guitar rig, his playing regimen, the upcoming “Freaks on Parade” with Rob ZombieMudvayne – Static- X – and Powerman 5000 ! Interview by Keefy ( Video editing by Omar Cordy of OJC Photography (​​​​). Theme music by Salted Wounds ( reading