Cody Souza of Hatriot on New Music, Social Media, and Next Gen Thrash Metal


 

We caught up with Cody Souza of Bay Area thrashers Hatriot! Their new album “The Vale of Shadows” due out July 22nd, 2022! We talked to Cody about the evolution of the band, the decidedly heavier vocals on the new album, the importance of social media, connecting with fans in person – even when there are no shows, being in a band with his brother Nick, their famous dad – Zetro from Exodus, and more!

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INTERVIEW: Nik Nocturnal – The Ghost Cult Interview


YouTuber and Metal influencer Nik Nocturnal joined Ghost Cult Keefy for a discussion about his budding music career with Termina, social media, reaction videos, how he got his start in music, shred guitar, cover songs, working with superstars on music on collabs such as Will Ramos and Matthew Kiichi Heafy, listening to your audience, the “Heaviest Riffs” series, and much more! Continue reading


INTERVIEW: MC Will Brooks of dälek on “Precipice” – Hip-Hop History, and The Music Industry


 Photo credit: Michael Patras

Photo credit: Michael Patras

 

Will Brooks of alt-Hip-Hop pioneers dälek caught up with Ghost Cult recently to discuss their new album “Precipice” – out now on Ipecac Recordings! We chatted about the history of the band, the new album, changes in Hip-Hop music and culture over the years, how he got his start in music, how technology is affecting underground artists, the punk and indie rock influences of the band, the messaging on the album, and conquering new frontiers as an artist.

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PODCAST: Episode #175 Art Alexakis of Everclear: The Ghost Cult Interview


 

Ghost Cult caught up with Everclear’s founder and frontman Art Alexakis from the tour bus while on the road. We discussed the remaster and reissue of World of Noise – the 30th-anniversary edition of their debut album. We chatted about Art’s pre-Everclear roots in the DIY punk scene in the Pacific Northwest, and the label world with his earlier band Colorfinger and his own Shindig Records, fast-forward to the World of Noise sessions, new and bonus track on the new edition of W.O.N., thirty-plus years of memories, and much more!

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INTERVIEW: Sean Dowdell of Grey Daze on “The Phoenix” – The Ghost Cult Interview


Ghost Cult caught up with Sean Dowdell of Grey Daze to discuss their new album The Phoenix – out now via Loma Vista Recordings! We discussed the new album, unearthing the recordings of Chester Bennington (Linkin Park), their production style, the history of the band, and plans for future releases.Continue reading


PODCAST: Episode #174: Dorothy – The Ghost Cult Interview


PHOTO BY COURTNEY DELLAFIORA

PHOTO BY COURTNEY DELLAFIORA

Ghost Cult caught up with Dorothy at BottleRock Napa. We chatted about her new album Gifts From the Holy Ghost out now via Spinefarm/Roc Nation. Dorothy discussed the making of her record, her awesome band, working with superstar collaborators, her influence on a new generation of rockers, and more!

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INTERVIEW: Dan Nastasi of Kings Never Die Talks New Music and Hardcore History


 

Ghost Cult caught up with Dan Nastasi of Hardcore supergroup Kings Never Die (members of Murphys Law, Stigma, Dog Eat Dog, Robots and Monsters, Agnostic Front , SubZero, Mucky Pup) all about the latest on the band. Dan took us through how the band linked up, their new EP The Good Times And The Bad, touring with Life of Agony, New York and New Jersey hardcore history, new music Dan is writing with Eddie Leeway, and more!

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INTERVIEW: Daniel Beckman of Urferd on “Resan” – Norse Music, and More!


Ghost Cult caught up with Daniel Beckman (Twilight Force, Ages) of Urferd! His solo ancient Norse music project just released its debut album “Resan” via Black Lodge Records. Daniel spoke about the genesis of this project, the long road from concept to the finished album, his composing and production styles, new music he is already working on, and much more!

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INTERVIEW: Tyler Cox of Wrack on Sludge Metal, and the Oakland Metal Scene


Ghost Cult caught up with musician Tyler Cox of the solo project Wrack released his new album “Solo Gravity” this spring via King of Sticks Records. Tyler is also known for his work in other bands such as Thought Leaders, Young Lions (with Noah of Neurosis), The Mass, ex- Totimoshi, and more! We chatted about his entire career in music, his varied interests as an artist and producer, his move to the Bay Area, and much more!

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PODCAST: Episode #172: Jacob Charlton of Thornhill – The Ghost Cult Interview


Ghost Cult caught up with Jacob Charlton of Thornhill for a new interview on the podcast! Jacob discussed their new album Heroine, out now on UNFD. Jacob discussed avoiding the sophomore jinx as a band, signing to UNFD and the company they keep with other bands, and much more!

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