Skillet Shares New Single and Video For “Legendary”, New Album Coming This Summer

Skillet will release a brand new album this summer dubbed Victorius, via Atlantic Records on August 2nd. Three years out from Unleashed, with a bunch of other projects in between, Victorious promises to be the most accomplished album in the bands’ career. Check out the first single and video from the new album right now, ‘Legendary’! Continue reading

PODCAST EPISODE 3: John Cooper Talks Fight The Fury, Skillet and Mad Love for Metallica

Ghost Cult’s Keefy had the pleasure of chatting with John Cooper of Skillet a while back at Rock Allegiance in Camden, New Jersey. He was super jazzed about his new band Fight the Fury and his new debut EP, ‘Still Breathing’ (Atlantic). John discusses getting his jones for heavy riffs out in a side project, when to expect a new Skillet record, Jen Ledger’s solo EP, why Metallica is the greatest band ever, and a lot more! Podcast production by Omar Cordy. Continue reading

King’s X Hit Record “Dogman” Turns 25 Years Old

The early-to-mid 1990s was a wild time for heavy music. With the Seattle bands like Pearl Jam and Nirvana blowing up and killing off a lot of hair metal bands, and Metallica and Pantera dominating, and death and black metal gaining steam and mainstream success, other kinds of rock bands struggled to cut through. King’s X already had four albums out by the time Dogman (Atlantic) landed in shops. Their heavy rock flirted with metal, but really they have always bucked trends and classifications. Interpreting their influences and their bare lyrics full of religious symbolism and metaphors have earned them a legion of fans and lengthy career worthy of respect. Continue reading

Rival Sons Streams New Song – “Look Away”

California rockers Rival Sons have released a new single, ‘Look Away’ streaming on services now. The track comes from their upcoming album, Feral Roots, dropping on January 25 via Low Country Sound/Atlantic Records. Feral Roots was produced by Grammy Award winner Dave Cobb at Nashville’s famed RCA Studio A, and the equally legendary Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Check it out now! Continue reading

Led Zeppelin’s Debut Album Turns 50

Led Zeppelin has few peers on record in their fiery but brief career. Born from the crowded blues-rock wave, post-British Invasion 1960s, the band expertly and cleverly guess the tastes and whims of the growing music world and capitalized on them. Long gestated in Jimmy Page’s brain as a way to create his own band with a distinct identity that could touch many music bases, but not be commercial and weak. Page created Led Zeppelin and the album Led Zeppelin I (Atlantic) on the back of years of writing, planning, and plotting. The marriage of Jimmy Page’s writing and Robert Plant’s voice, in particular, is the secret sauce of the album and the early era of the band and what makes their debut one of the all-time greats. Continue reading

Rival Sons Book First North American Headline Tour

Rival Sons have booked their very first headline tour of the USA this spring. The Sheepdogs will support all US dates. Pre-sales begin Wednesday, December 5th at 10:00 AM local time; all remaining tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, December 7th at 10:00 AM local. The tour will be in support of Rival Sons’ much-anticipated new album, Feral Roots which arrives everywhere on January 25th via Low Country Sound/Atlantic Records. Continue reading

Watch Halestorm’s Live VR Performance Videos For “Black Vultures” And “Vicious”

Rockers Halestorm are currently on tour in the USA with In This Moment and New Years Day. The band just released a virtual reality clip (VR) of live performances of ‘Black Vultures’ And ‘Vicious’. The clip was created this summer at a show at the Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort in Uncasville, Connecticut, was shot with a multi-rig VR camera system with director Craig Ziogas and producers Mike Mushok (Staind, Saint Asonia) and Charlie Callahan. Both tracks come from taken from Halestorm’s recent album, Vicious, which was released on July 27 via Atlantic Records. The disc was recorded last year at Nashville, Tennessee’s Rock Falcon studio with producer Nick Raskulinecz.

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In Memorium: Malcolm Young Of AC/DC- The Architect Of Rock

When Malcolm Young of AC/DC died yesterday at age 64 after a long illness, a small bit of the flame of Rock `n Roll was put out. Al thought the music Young created will live on forever, as an observer of music history, you have to marvel at the longevity and the quality of the songbook he has left and wonder if anyone will ever come along to replicate it. Continue reading

Stone Temple Pilots To Play First Show With New Singer

Stone Temple Pilots, long rumored to be ready to return with a new singer, will officially play their first live show with that new singer Tuesday, November 14 at a special invitation-only concert for SiriusXM listeners at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. Continue reading