EXCLUSIVE STREAM: The Amblers – “Sixteen 100 Year Olds”

South African Alternative Rock band The Amblers have returned with a new single ‘Sixteen 100 Year Olds’ via Mongrel Records. The bands lo-fi aesthetics can’t mask the primal bluesy energy and sensuality of this track. Check out the single from this exciting two-man band right now!  Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO STREAM: Echo 2 Locate – “Clear”

Maryland Alternative rock band Echo 2 Locate has shared their new music video today for their track “Clear”. The clip is the first in a series of narrative videos by the band, revealing a deeper meaning and story with each chapter. The anthemic track shows off the rising band’s many talents, and the visuals make it that that much more an immersive trip into their world. Check out the video below and check back at this space for the next few weeks for new videos.  

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CLASSIC ALBUMS REVISITED: Deftones Released “Diamond Eyes” Ten Years Ago

Deftones, even at their best, have been a band of dichotomies. That is what makes them a special band in the history of heavy music: opposing forces pulling and pushing them apart and back again. They may have been coming apart at the seams in the run-up to making Diamond Eyes (Reprise), and you couldn’t blame them. If you follow the band closely, you know the history. The band was nearly done tracking their highly anticipated album Eros in the fall of 2008, when founding bassist Chi Cheng was in a car wreck, on his way home from a funeral. Chi was left in a vegetative state, and the band was in shock. As Chi fought for his life (he passed in 2013, RIP), the band was left wondering what to do. They wanted to make music, but the experience with their best friend caused them to shelve Eros, never to be heard (almost never). When they came back together, the results were unexpected and wild. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: The Color Blew – “The Man”

Alternative Rock band The Color Blew just released their new album Light Switch, last week, November 1st. The Johannesburg-based quartet just dropped a new video for their single ‘The Man’ and Ghost Cult is gonna bring it to ya! Frustrated with a system that has let everyone done, ‘The Man’ is as political and topical as you can get for 2019, reflecting the angst many feel. The video was shot by renowned videographer and director Dizzy Khaki during the band’s performance at Speedofest. Check it out! Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Swandy – “Anchor”

Johannesburg based electro-Rock band Swandy (members of Pollinator, Running with Scissors) released their debut EP, The Second Shift on October 5th 2019. The band has some series Alternative, Synthwave and even Punk vibes to it at times. Watch the clip for their new video, ‘Anchor’, right now! Continue reading

CONTEST WINNER: Caustic Casanova Prize Announcement, On Tour Now

Ghost Cult wrapped up our contest with the badasses in Caustic Casanova! Congrats to Martin .D. of Milwaukee, WI won the bands’ entire discography on CD from their Big Cartel store. The band is on tpur all this fall and drops a new album via Magnetic Eye Records, next month. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE STREAM: The Cabin Fever – “Window Pain”

Ghost Cult has teamed up with Los Angeles-based enigmatic musical chameleons The Cabin Fever for the debut stream of their new single, ‘Window Pain’! The track comes from their forthcoming new album, Alone Together, releasing on September 27th! Pulling from a place of Alt-Rock throwback feels and shoegaze melancholy, the band always couches glimmers of optimistic humor inside their tracks. You can pre-order the track now or pick it up in person from the band at their record release show on September 26th at Resident in L.A. (event link below). Jam out to ‘Window Pain’ now! Continue reading

CONTEST: Win Music from Caustic Casanova, On Tour Now

Washington DC-based Caustic Casanova rocks in the grand tradition of the great D.C. area scene alt-rockers and punks, with a touch of modernism too! The band is currently on tour throughout the USA, with date through the end of September. This includes the incredible Black Out Cook Out Festival in Youngstown, OH with Inter Arma, Big Business, Child Bite, Brain Tentacles, Ken Mode, Lo-Pan and more. The band will release their new full-length album, God How I Envy The Deaf, via Magnetic Eye Records in October too! The tour also features new guitarist Jake Kimberley. To win the contest just head over to Ghost Cult on Facebook and enter by listing your favorite team-up ever (partners, lovers, enemies, cinematic partners/couples/team-ups/villains/heroes fictional or real life). The grand prize (1) is the bands’ entire discography on CD from their Big Cartel store. The contest ends on September 3rd! Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE STREAM: From This World – “Let It Go”

Ghost Cult does its best every week to uncover exciting new and artists who might be unsung today but could be important acts in the future. In this spirit, we bring you a new track by From This World, ‘Let It Go’! The song comes from their debut album Variations on a Dream and is a powerful mix of self-described “New Classic Rock”. We would liken these sounds and the album overall to a blend of Desert Scene rock, Jazz, proto-punk, great Americana, and Indie Rock bands of yesterday. At the same time, even with the throwback vibes, there is a modern nuance to the songs that will capture fans of Queens of The Stone Age, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, and even The White Buffalo! Jam out to this track and be on the lookout for more From This World soon. Continue reading