PODCAST: Episode 11- John Nolan of Taking Back Sunday Talks 20 Years as a Band And More

Ghost Cult caught up with Taking Back Sunday guitarist John Nolan about the bands’ twenty-plus years in music, celebrated by their new album Twenty (Craft, Concord). John reflected on the bands’ roots in Long Island, some of their peers they came up within the metalcore scene, playing Warped Tour, their current tour, and the importance of making new music from the band rather than relying on the “hits”.  Continue reading

GHOST CULT ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2017: Part 1 (50 – 26)

As the dust begins to settle on what will undoubtedly go down in a history as a fine year for heavy and progressive music, the Ghost Cult crew present our favourite albums of 2017. While a year with only a couple of genuine life-changing, genre redefiners, nevertheless 2017 has seen an absolute plethora of very, very high quality releases. With over 400 albums reviewed this year, at an average of 7.5/10, there was a deep pool of quality releases selected and dissected throughout the year. A genuinely democratic inner sanctum here, we now present Part 1 of an official Ghost Cult Album of the Year (2017) run down that s truly representative of Ghost Cult, our writers, and our musical position as a site. Please share your thoughts and comments on the music we collectively love, as we countdown from 50 through to 26… Continue reading

Video: Finger Eleven New Album Out Now, Wolves And Doors Video

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Finger Eleven, on the strength of their first new album in five years, dubbed Five Crooked Lines (The Bicycle Music Company/Concord), is on a brief headline tour to promote the release. The band recently released a video for the single ‘Wolves and Doors’ at this link or below:

 

Finger Eleven remaining headline tour dates:

Aug 4: Buffalo, NY Iron Works

Aug 5: Manchester, NH Jewel

Aug 14: Mount Brydges, ONT. RockinWheel Fest Lion’s Park

 

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