Ghost Cult’s Album Of The Year 2017: Mastodon – Emperor Of Sand

Mastodon, photo credit Jimmy Hubbard

We made it! We’ve reached the end of our countdown of the Top Albums of 2017. As voted on by our global team of experienced editors, reviewers, photographers and tabulated by fearless Ghost Cult Associate Editor Steve Tovey: we give you our number 1 pick: MastodonEmperor of Sand (Reprise). Continue reading

Watch Mastodon Perform “Toe To Toes” In The Studio

Last week we learned that Mastodon will be releasing their Cold Dark Place EP on September 22nd via Reprise Records. Along with that announcement, the band released their brilliant new ‘Toe To Toes’ single, and today they’ve teamed up with Revolver to premiere the official performance video of the new track. Continue reading

Mastodon Release ‘Toe to Toes’ Single From “Cold Dark Place” EP

Earlier this week we learned that Mastodon will be releasing their Cold Dark Place EP on September 22nd via Reprise Records. Brent Hinds said this on the new material, “One is an album I wrote myself, and recorded with Brann and Troy during the ‘Once More ‘Round The Sun‘ sessions. My part is called ‘Cold Dark Place‘, and it has to do with a nasty breakup that I went through. I wrote some pretty dark, beautiful, spooky, funky, ethereal, melancholy music, which also sounds like the Bee Gees a little bit.

Today we have have our first taste of the new material! Continue reading

Mastodon To Release A New Album In September

Back in June of 2016, Mastodon‘s Brent Hinds told Guitar World about a “pretty dark, beautiful, spooky, funky, and ethereal” solo record entitled Cold Dark Place. The record was originally supposed to be combined with what became their latest release, but as we all know by now, Emperor Of Sand came out by itself back in March. Continue reading