GIVEAWAY: Win A Stoner Doom Cassette Bundle from Unknown Controller Records

Time to win some free shit! Oakland, California’s awesome Unknown Controller Records has relaunched and Ghost Cult is helping them celebrate! The indie label is headed by musician Paul Kott (Kalas, High Tone Son of a Bitch) and they are kicking things off with a cool, cassette-only series featuring releases from HTSoB, Ails (ex-Ludicra, Abrupt), Keverra (current and ex-Goatsnake, -(16)-) and Worshipper. You can win the entire cassette series right here, right now! Enter at the links below, but before you do, jam out to this awesome new HTSOB track “Tribute’, featuring High on Fire / Sleep guitarist Matt Pike!Continue reading

Audio: Metal Blade Founder Brian Slagel Guests On The Jasta Show

Brian Slagel of Metal Blade Records, photo credit Stephanie Cabral

Brian Slagel of Metal Blade Records, photo credit Stephanie Cabral

Metal Blade Records founder/CEO Brian Slagel is the latest guest on The Jasta Show Podcast, hosted by Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed. Brian and Jamey discussed changes in the record industry, vinyl, cassettes, Candiria, Guns N’ Roses, Motley Crue, Metallica, Armored Saint, Chef Chris Santos and Black Light Records, Goo Goo Dolls, publishing, Metal Blade’s 35 anniversary in 2017, Between The Buried And Me, King Diamond and much more.

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