Ghost Cult continues our “2021 End of Year Guest Post Extravaganza” with a slew of posts from bands, industry, PR pros, and more! We’ll be sharing lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe. In this edition, Adam Joad of Scattered Hamlet breaks down his top albums (read: more than 10) of 2021! Their new album – Stereo Overthrow is out now and can be purchased here. https://www.scatteredhamlet.com
Legendary Cannibal Corpse vocalist George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher will release a self-titled solo album through Perseverance Music Group on February 4th, 2022. Corpsegrinder – the album is a 10-song effort is co-produced by Nick Bellmore (Dee Snider/Kingdom Of Sorrow) and Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed). The album features a guest appearance from Erik Rutan (Cannibal Corpse, Hate Eternal) on the track “Acid Vat” and will be released through Jasta’s new label, Perseverance Music Group. Corpsegrinder will be available for pre-order in the coming weeks; in the meantime, fans can check out the new video teaser here:
What the hell happened there? When I was a teenager, sexagenarians looked and acted like sexagenarians, damn it. Politicians, gardeners, doctors, Victor Kiam (Google him, kids). The lady down the road who only ever seemed to buy tea bags and cat food, and that embarrassing uncle who used to try and Moonwalk at every family party.
Heavy Metal icon Dee Snider shared a tweet tonight (March 11th, 2021) in which he announced his upcoming album Leave A Scar, due out via Napalm Records this summer. The former frontman of Twisted Sister posted tonight on Twitter that his new album features George “Corspegrinder” Fisher of Cannibal Corpse on a song called “Time To Choose.” “HOLY HELL!! Just heard mix of a duet (if you can call something this brutal that) with me and #corpsegrinder of CANNIBAL CORPSE for my next album! ‘Time to Chose’ is BEYOND HEAVY! @jameyjasta @CorpseOfficial #HAAAAAARD !!!”
In a new interview with New York’s Q104.3 radio station to promote his involvement with Rock Me Amadeus – The Musical, Dee Snider dropped that his new solo album will be called Leave A Scar, due out tentatively in July, via Napalm Records. Dee’s last album, For The Love Of Metal, released in July 2018 via Napalm Records. That effort, which was produced and co-written by Hatebreed vocalist Jamey Jasta, who again produced the new album. 2020 saw the release of For The Love of Metal Live(interview here)on cd/vinyl and blu-ray and marked the 35th Anniversary of Dee defending music and Freedom of Speech against the PMRC. Watch the full interview below. Continue reading →
Heavy Metal legend Dee Snider is the star of the upcoming musical production “Rock Me Amadeus” – owing as much to his roots in Rock and Metal and in musical theater as well. Conceived by world-renowned opera singer Alyson Cambridge and guitar virtuoso Tony Bruno, Rock Me Amadeus is a new show blending Rock, Classical, and Broadway. After first announcing the upcoming show last fall, they are releasing their newest music video, “Love Hurts Uninvited,” as part of a series of videos to build anticipation for the show. Arranged by Tony Bruno, the song is an original mashup that combines 80s rock of Nazareth’s “Love Hurts,” 90s angst of Alanis Morissette’s “Uninvited,” and the classical strings of Tchaikovsky’s iconic theme to “Romeo and Juliet.” Rock vocalists Dee Snider, Kia Warren and Chloe Lowery co-star in the video. Watch the clip now!
After Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take” became part of the classic training montage scene in Cobra Kai Season 2, Dee Snider showed up for more during Season 3, which debuted on New Years’ Day. The entire season features rock and heavy metal music on the soundtrack from Motley Crue, Journey, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, other 1980s classics, and more. At a concert featuring Dee’s solo band, protagonist WilliamZabka’s Johnny Lawrence character even remarks “That’s Dee Snider, the most badass rocker ever!” Watch Dee perform “The Kids Are Back” and “I Wanna Rock.”Continue reading →