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



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

Watch A New Video From The Federal Empire – “I Never Liked Your Friends”

Recent Sumerian Records signees The Federal Empire have shared a video for their acoustic version of their recent single “I Never Liked Your Friends”. Check it out now and purchase and stream the track as well. 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