Get In The Holiday Spirit With Ghost Cult’s Spotify Playlist

We know the holiday can be a sucky time for a lot of people and some heavy music fans don’t love classic Christmas music on infinite repeat. Ghost Cult has just the thing to help you get through the holidays, our new Spotify playlist! Featuring a plethora of Rock, Thrash, Punk, Indie, Pop and even some Extreme Metal bands, hearing these fresh takes on this old music makes your Aunt’s umpteenth terrible fruitcake or your touchy drunk uncle more manageable. Enjoy! Continue reading

Listen To Steve Perry Cover “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”

Steve Perry, the iconic former lead singer of Journey returned with force in 2018, with new music via a new album, his first in more than two decades. Traces was released on October 5 via Fantasy Records (a division of Concord Records/UMG). Now as a thank you to fans, Perry has released a cover of the Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane penned Christmas Classic, “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”. The song was made famous by Judy Garland in the 1944 MGM musical Meet Me In St. Louis. Continue reading

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Reads “Stick Man” On BBC

Following in the footsteps of last year’s reading of “The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas“, Lars Ulrich was invited back to the BBC to spread more holiday cheer by telling the children’s classic “Stick Man” by Julia Donaldson earlier this week. Continue reading

Tarja – From Spirits and Ghosts (Score for a Dark Christmas)

The Venn diagram of people who like symphonic metal and people who like Christmas music is most certainly not a circle, but it is statistically probable that there is some kind of overlapping area in there. Is From Spirits and Ghosts (Score for a Dark Christmas) (earMUSIC) the perfect album for this niche crowd? NO. Continue reading

Trans-Siberian Orchestra To Perform In Honor Of Paul O’Neill

Co-founder and driving force of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Paul O’Neill, passed away back in April (details), but the band has vowed to carry on and perform in his honor. Continue reading