FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Rocklahoma 2019

Ready to lift off down in Pryor, Oklahoma, Rocklahoma 2019 is going to be a three-day, non-stop rock and metal party, and Ghost Cult will be there to bring you the coverage! The lineup boasts Korn, Disturbed, Shinedown, Bush, Seether, In This Moment will be joined by Steel Panther, Jackyl, Sevendust, Bad Wolves, GWAR, Buckcherry and many more this Memorial Day weekend, Friday, May 24, Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26, 2019, at “Catch The Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, just outside of Tulsa. Get ready to rock out with our day by day must-see bands, set times and other info. Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Epicenter Festival 2019

Kicking off today, Epicenter Festival the replacement for Carolina Rebellion, makes its debut event by Danny Wimmer Presents gets underway in North Carolina! Tool, Judas Priest, Foo Fighters, Korn, Rob Zombie, Evanescence, The Cult, Meshuggah, Mark Lanegan Band, Mastodon,Killswitch Engage, Architects, Tom Morello, High On Fire, Zeal & Ardor, Knocked Loose, Slothrust, Vein, Ho99o9o, Basement, The Dirty Nil, and many more have joined the bill. Epicenter takes place May 10-12 at the Rockingham Festival Grounds with the rest of the lineup below. Continue reading

Axl Rose Has Written “Magnificent” New Guns N Roses Music According To Duff McKagan

Guns N Roses bassist Duff McKagan appeared on Eddie Trunk’s n SiriusXM’s “Trunk Nation” show to promote his new single from his upcoming solo album. Discussing potential new GNR music, Duff stated: “I heard some new material and there’s been some jams going around, and that’s the next step for us, for the GN’R thing.” Further quotes can be found below. As we previously reported GNR has at least recorded one new track, a T. Rex cover for release in 2019, likely for Record Store Day, but as yet unannounced. Continue reading

Megacruise Tickets Onsale To The Public Now, More Details Announced

Megadeth’s Megacruise plans to be the ultimate heavy metal music experience at sea! The public on sale is live right now, with tickets now available at the links below. Departing out of Los Angeles aboard the Norwegian Jewel, the five-day/five-night full ship charter cruise will set sail October 13-18, 2019, visiting two ports of call (Ensenada, Mexico and San Diego, California) and host two heavy metal-filled days of music and events. The cruise will also feature an optional pre-cruise party in Los Angeles (details to be announced). Cabins start at $1,349 per person (double occupancy). Government fees, taxes, and gratuities are additional and mandatory for all passengers, regardless of age. Continue reading

Slash Says New Guns N Roses Music Is Possible

In a new interview with Eddie Trunk’s (Friday, August 3) edition of “Trunk Nation LA Invasion: Live From The Rainbow Bar & Grill” on SiriusXM, Slash said the current members of Guns N Roses have discussed making new music. This is the first time since 3/5ths of the classic lineup (Slash, Axl Rose, Duff McKagan) reunited two years ago for the wildly successful Not In This Lifetime Tour. Continue reading

Rob Zombie To Release New Album In 2019

Rob Zombie has announced that his next album is coming out early in 2019 from his long-time label Universal. The band has completed recording the follow-up to his last album, 2016’s The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser. Zombie and his band will hit the road this summer on a co-headline tour with Marilyn Manson. Rob gave an interview with Eddie Trunk on his SiriusXM Trunk Nation show where he discussed the new album. Continue reading

King Diamond Is Set To Enter The Studio To Begin His New Album

Photo Credit: Hillarie Jason

Several years in the making, King Diamond is finally set to enter the studio to begin working on a new album for an expected 2019 release via Metal Blade Records, which will be the first for the metal legend and his band in over ten years since Give Me Your Soul…Please in 2007. The band is also finishing up their forthcoming new live DVD – Blu-ray filmed during the bands 2015-2016 tour which saw them perform the classic Abigail album in full. The live concert film will include two full Abigail performances. King Diamond recently signed with 5B Artist Management (Megadeth, Slipknot). Continue reading

Don Jamieson Talks Comedy, Metallica, Lemmy, Kiefer Sutherland And More

 

 

 

Ghost Cult caught up with comedian Don Jameson at The Watering Hole in New York City to hang out and talk about his comedy album, Communication Breakdown, which came out in April on Metal Blade Records. Don is known for his hilarious comedy, as the co-host of That Metal Show, and much more. We knocked back a few with Don and talked about a lot of topics close to his heart. Videography by Omar Cordy/OJC Photography. Continue reading

Select-A-Head Announce New Discounted Pricing And New Designs From Rob Zombie, Alter Bridge, Mastodon And Kxm

Makers of incredible one of a kind drum wall art Select-A-Head, LLC, have announced new reduced pricing for their popular 22” pieces of art for some of the most popular bands. The new pricing comes just in time as the Seattle-based company has also established new partnerships with Rob Zombie, Alter Bridge, Mastodon and supergroup KXM. Continue reading

The Third Annual Ride for Ronnie: Live At Harley-Davidson of Glendale, California

 

Eddie Money, by Meg Loyal Photography

 

The Third Annual “Ride For Ronnie” Motorcycle Rally and Concert took place earlier last month and raised $40,000 for the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund. Attended by motorcycle enthusiasts and rockers by equal measure; bikers, bands, and fans young and old represented to raise money in memory for late heavy metal legend Ronnie James Dio  of  Black Sabbath, Heaven And Hell, and Rainbow fame, who passed away from Gastric Cancer in 2010. Continue reading