Limp Bizkit, Weezer and Blink-182 and More Booked for 2020 Inkcarceration Festival

The third annual Inkcarceration fest looks stacked Ohio’s premiere summertime rock and metal festivals has landed headliners Limp Bizkit, Weezer, and Blink-182, as well as Papa Roach, Halestorm, Mastodon, Underoath, Hollywood Undead, Steel Panther, Falling in Reverse, Candlebox, Badflower, Atreyu, Static-X , Puddle of Mudd, New Politics, All That Remains, We Came as Romans, The Devil Wears Prada, Emmure, Attila, Stick to Your Guns, New Years Day, Escape the Fate, Cold, Carnifex, The Aquadolls, Band-Maid, Stitched Up Heart, September Mourning, Damn Nation, Paralandra, Along Came a Spider, A Killers Confession, MissYou, Sink the Ship, Dread Engine, Mollo Rilla, Saving Escape, and more. The fest takes place July 10-12, 2020 at the Historic Ohio State Reformatory a.k.a. Shawshank prison, and tickets are available now. Continue reading

PODCAST: Episode 69 – Scooter Ward of Cold Talks About Stomping Out Bullies and The Cold Army

Ghost Cult caught up with alt-Rock legend Scooter Ward,  vocalist of the band Cold recently by phone. The band is riding high on the strength of their powerful and successful new album, The Things We Can’t Stop (Napalm Records). We spoke with Scooter who game many thoughtful answers about the message of the new album, his approach to writing, his feelings about bullying, why social media is bad for you, his hopes for the younger generation following Generation-X, the importance of his family, and a look back on his career. Check out our chat and buy the album now. Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: Cold: Live at Fine Line, Minneapolis, Minnesota

I can still remember the very moment the band Cold came hurtling into my atmosphere like a brilliant meteor, hell-bent on causing upheaval. Scooter Ward and his musical cohorts were the direct support band for the St. Louis, Missouri Industrial band, Gravity Kills. Cold, with their first studio album, just released, was still flying under the radar as far as getting mainstream exposure and radio play. The small venue in La Crosse, Wisconsin was sold-out on that balmy summer evening. I was unaware of how my life would be altered forever by a band I had never even heard of when I walked into that venue. Continue reading

Cold Streams New Single “Shine, New Album Due This Fall via Napalm Records

Cold has returned with a brand new album announcement and lyric video! The Things We Can’t Stop is due out September 13th via Napalm Records. The first single is the new track ‘Shine’ and has an accompanying lyric video with a staunch anti-bullying stance. The band will soon announce tour dates to support the release. It’s great to have this vital band back and clearly, they have important things to say with their new music. Check out the clip for ‘Shine’ now at Billboard.com or below!  Continue reading