Avant-garde Sludge Metal chameleons THOU have released a cover of the classic Alice In Chains track ‘Them Bones’, which is featured on the forthcoming Magnetic Eye Redux series installment Dirt [Redux] More information about this record can be found below. Check out the track at Revolver!
Alice In Chains saw their stellar 1990 debut album Facelift turned 30 today, August 21st. The band themselves will be honoring the outing with a thirty-day look back at the album which will eventually culminate in a deluxe 30th-anniversary edition deluxe box set for the record. The band commented:Continue reading →
Magnetic Eye Records just dropped the first single from Dirt [Redux]. Colorado doom metal quartet Khemmis chose ‘Down In A Hole’, originally the fourth track on Alice In Chains’ 1992 classic, Dirt (Columbia Records). Listen to the song now!
Montreal hard rock and metal band The Naked High released their new EP this spring Tap Into The Evil, and have just released a new video for their single – “Jewel of The Crowd’! The live performance clip features the band’s visceral, heavy nature of the band and what they bring to the table with their massive riffs, bassy grooves. Formed in 2015, their DNA comes from the same well-spring as heroes such as Alice In Chains, Soundgarden, Black Label Society, and of course, the kings Black Sabbath! You can watch the clip for “Jewel of The Crowd’ here at Ghost Cult right now!
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 →
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 BlackSabbath, (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 →
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 →
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 →
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 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 →