PODCAST: Episode #175 Art Alexakis of Everclear: The Ghost Cult Interview


Ghost Cult caught up with Everclear’s founder and frontman Art Alexakis from the tour bus while on the road. We discussed the remaster and reissue of World of Noise – the 30th-anniversary edition of their debut album. We chatted about Art’s pre-Everclear roots in the DIY punk scene in the Pacific Northwest, and the label world with his earlier band Colorfinger and his own Shindig Records, fast-forward to the World of Noise sessions, new and bonus track on the new edition of W.O.N., thirty-plus years of memories, and much more!

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Megadeth To Perform Entire “Youthanasia” Album Next Halloween

Megadeth will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their Youthansia album on Halloween, October 31st by playing the record in its entirety on October 31 at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, Colorado. The album, released on November 1st 1994 via Capitol Records, was certified platinum in an age when physical albums, specifically CD’s drove sales. Continue reading

Alice In Chains Announces New Album “Ranier Fog”, Shares New Single

Alice In Chains are on tour in Europe playing festivals and headline shows. Now they have announced their highly anticipated new album, Ranier Fog, due out on August 21st from Capitol Records. They also shared a new single, ‘So Far Under’ which you can hear now.

Rainier Fog track listing:

01. The One You Know

02. Rainier Fog

03. Red Giant

04. Fly

05. Drone

06. Deaf Ears Blind Eyes

07. Maybe

08. So Far Under

09. Never Fade

10. All I Am

Pre-orders are available now at this link:


Remaining AIC tour dates

June 28 – Padua, Italy – Sherwood

June 30 – Bezirk-Landstrasse, Austria – Arena Open Air Wien

July 1 – Budapest, Hungary – Budapest Park

July 3 – Berlin, Germany – Huxley’s Neue Welt

July 4 – Cologne, Germany – Live Music Hall

July 8 – Belford, France – Les Eurockeennes 30

July 10 – Milan, Italy – Ippodromo Snai San Siro

July 13 – Madrid, Spain – Mad Cool Festival

July 14 – Lisboa, Portugal – NOS Alive

July 17 – Tel Aviv, Israel – Caesarea

July 18 – Tel Aviv, Israel – Caesarea

Aug 22 – Vancouver, BC – Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Aug 28 – Paso Robles, CA – Vino Robles Amp

Aug 29 – Los Angeles, CA – Palladium

Aug 31 – Riverside, CA – Riverside Municipal Auditorium

Sept 1 – Las Vegas, NV – The Pearl

Sept 3 – Tucson, AZ – Tucson Music Hall

Sept 4 – El Paso, TX – Abraham Chavez Theatre

Sept 6 – Austin, TX – ACL Live

Sept 7 – Houston, TX – Revention Music Center

Sept 8 – Dallas, TX – Pavilion @ Toyota Music Factory

Sept 10 – Tulsa, OK – Brady Theatre

Sept 11 – Kansas City, MO – Midland Theatre

Sept 13 – Denver, CO – Fillmore

Sept 15 – Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre

Avenged Sevenfold Is Working On New Music, May Record Later This year.

Only 15 months removed from the release of The Stage, and its expansive stream of singles, covers and a deluxe edition, Avenged Sevenfold is already plotting a course for a new album. Frontman M. Shadows indicated in an interview with ABC Radio that the band is in writing mode now, and gave a potential timeline for hitting the studio. Continue reading

Avenged Sevenfold – Live At Pacific Coliseum

The formula for the perfect rock and roll show is a two-part deal. As long as the band brings the energy and the precisely choreographed showmanship, the fans will bring the head-banging, fist pumping and the singing your heart out on every word. That’s exactly what Avenged Sevenfold illustrated at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver on Saturday, February 17. Continue reading

Avenged Sevenfold Appears At New York Pop Up Merch Store, Hangs With Fans



Avenged Sevenfold surprised the entire rock world last night releasing their new album The Stage (Capitol Records), and simultaneously live streaming a miniconcert from Hollywood around the world. As promised, they opened pop-up merch stores in Los Angeles and New York, and the band is at the New York City store tonight, hanging with fans.Continue reading

Avenged Sevenfold’s Global Livestream Event Shortly, New Album Tomorrow


As previously reported Avenged Sevenfold is hosting a global live streaming 3D and virtual reality event to launch their new album. There are indications based on information leaked today that Avenged Sevenfold may release their new album as soon as tomorrow:Continue reading

Avenged Sevenfold To Host 3D, 360 Degree VR Performance



On Thursday night, October 27, Avenged Sevenfold will host a global, 3D, 360-degree, live-streamed virtual reality performance in partnership with Universal Music Group (UMG), Capitol Records and Vrlive. A7X fans worldwide will be able to view the live stream. Full details below: Continue reading

Watch The New Avenged Sevenfold Video For The Stage


As reported by Ghost Cult last night, Avenged Sevenfold’s new single is called ‘The Stage’, and is is out today. You can watch the new video for the track below: Continue reading

Avenged Sevenfold Launches New Website, New Single This Week


Avenged Sevenfold who are currently touring the US and playing music festivals such opening for Metallica in Minnesota, at High Elevation Festival, Rock Allegiance, Louder Than Life and next weeks’ Aftershock Festival will debut a new single this week from their forthcoming album. The album title and single name (‘The Stage’) were leaked accidentally by A7X fan and friend Chris Jericho. See the deleted Instagram image below:Continue reading