ALBUM REVIEW: Them Moose Rush – Dancing Maze

Croatian trio Them Moose Rush, for those who’ve never had the pleasure, are pleasantly bonkers. It’s kind of like putting Jane’s Addiction and Captain Beefheart in a blender, and seeing what crazy shit results. The chaotic twists and turns within third album Dancing Maze (Dostava Zvuka) are all named after random people’s belongings or actions and allow accessibility despite the complexity of the music. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Dio – Late Era Reissues

One thing every metal fan can agree on is the eternal majesty of Ronnie James Dio. Whether you liked his music or not (and if you didn’t, then why are you reading this?), the simple fact is that the man’s talent was unquestionable. Whether you preferred his solo work or his time with Rainbow, or Black Sabbath, (or for you picky little contrarians out there – The Electric Elves, Ronnie Dio and the Prophets, or Elf), the fact remains that there is still a gaping void in the world of metal, even now, nearly ten years(!) after his death. Continue reading

William DuVall of Alice In Chains to Host a Livestream Concert Today

Alice In Chains frontman William DuVall bummed that his upcoming tour of UK and Europe this month was canceled, will host a live stream a performance via his Facebook page today/tonight to everyone, on what would have been the start of the tour. The Live Stream concert will start today at 4:00 PM Eastern U.S. time, which is 20:00 UK time – via the link below. He’ll be performing songs from his debut solo acoustic album One Alone (DVL Records), which features a mix of news songs and reimagined tracks from over his entire thirty-plus-year career in music. Duvall’s live shows have also included stories and inventive cover songs. Continue reading

Watch Blacktop Mojo Cover “Nutshell” by Alice In Chains

Blacktop Mojo just wrapped up their “Defy the Sun” co-headline tour with Otherwise to end 2019 and kicked off the new “It Won’t Last Tour” earlier in the year. They had a bunch more dates planned for 2020 before the pandemic hit. While they are plotting their next moves, check out singer Matt James performing an acoustic cover of ‘Nutshell’ by Alice In Chains, live at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA. Continue reading

Jerry Cantrell of Alice In Chains is In The Studio Working on His New Solo Album

As we previously reported, Jerry Cantrell of Alice In Chains is working on a new solo album for release later in 2020 or early 2021. Jerry shared a post from the studio, Dave’s Room Recording Studio in North Hollywood, CA. The new Cantrell solo release will be his first since 2002’s epic Degradation Trip (Roadrunner Records). Continue reading

Jerry Cantrell (Alice In Chains) is Working on His First Solo Album Since 2002

Jerry Cantrell of Alice In Chains has revealed that he is working on a new solo album, his first in almost twenty years. His last solo album was Degradation Trip (Roadrunner Records), released in 2002 the epic solo album he made in 2002 with future Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo and Faith No More drummer Mike Bordin. Degradation Trip was the heavy and psychedelic follow-up to several singles and Cantrell’s 1998 solo-debut, Boggy Depot (Columbia). Continue reading

Jerry Cantrell Signs New Endorsement Deal with Gibson Guitars as a Brand Ambassador

Jerry Cantrell has announced a new partnership with Gibson Guitars. Gibson, in business for the past 126 years, has announced today, January XX, 2020 that Cantrell–main songwriter, lead guitarist, and vocalist for the pioneering rock band Alice in Chains–will join as the brand ambassador. Jerry Cantrell will be doing a signing in the Gibson experience space, 3rd Floor, Ballroom A at Winter NAMM on Saturday, January 18 at 4:00 pm. Cantrell is synonymous for his signature G & L Rampage Guitar. Jerry has also played, and Explorers on tour in his career. Continue reading

REVIEW: William DuVall: Live at Cutting Room

 

If you have read these web pages of Ghost Cult, you know one of our favorite albums of 2019 is the solo début album from William DuVall of Alice In Chains. While many know him for fronting that legendary band since their comeback in 2006. However, as discussed in our review of One Alone, Duvall’s lengthy career has traversed genres and time-space in a way that all great singer/songwriters can. The album is introspective, yet fiery and lends itself to this solo setting. With the artist doing a brief tour to promote the release, we were excited to see a new side of the man in person at Cutting Room in midtown east neighborhood of Manhattan.  Continue reading

Watch Guns N Roses “Welcome To The Jungle” in the Styles of Lady Gaga, Rammstein, Billie Eilish, Periphery, Amy Winehouse, Alice In Chains, Lizzo, Korn, and more

YouTuber Anthony Vincent is at it again with another 10 Second Songs Video! Watch Guns N Roses mega-hit ‘Welcome To The Jungle’ performed in the styles of Lady Gaga, Rammstein, Billie Eilish, Periphery, The Smiths, Amy Winehouse, Alice In Chains, Celtic Folk, Bluegrass, Eurobeat, Bollywood, Lizzo, James Brown, Korn, Aerosmith/Run DMC and more! Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Silvertomb – Edge of Existence

One of the most anticipated albums of 2019, Silvertomb is made up of some pretty famous alumni of pretty legendary bands. Flying behind the sails of creativity from the talents of Kenny Hickey and Johnny Kelly of Type O Negative fame, the pair have played together since their were teens, and in other bands as well. But this time with help from some other stellar musicians, they have really coalesced sound of their influences, mainly classic Doom, Prog Rock, and Stoner Rock, into a signature style, to create the music that makes up their full-length debut album, Edge of Existence (Longbranch/SPV). Continue reading