Mastodon Records New Single, Releasing Soon

In a new interview, Mastodon has revealed that they have recorded a new single, that they will release soon. It will be the first new music since the band released 2017’s Emperor of Sand (Reprise). The band recently opened their own new studio and will spend part of 2019 recording their new album there. The band hits the road in Europe next week. The track, potentially timed to release with the tour will feature frequent collaborator and inspiration to Mastodon, Scott Kelly of post-Metal legends Neurosis, who will also feature on the tour and perform live with the band.  Continue reading

All Hail The Yeti – Highway Crosses

Reputation is a weird and wonderful thing. See, All Hail The Yeti haven’t really done anything wrong on their first two releases, yet depending on who you speak to, the picture painted isn’t always positive which, considering the component elements of their sound – polished Sludge Metal with mainstream stomp elements and a knack for vocal hooks – is quite surprising. Yet each album cycle is a chance to stake a new claim, and by enlisting Grammy award-winning producer Warren Ryker the Yeti is showing ambition on third album Highway Crosses (minusHEAD). Continue reading

Mastodon And Mikeller Brewery Launch A New Beer – “Ancient Kingdom”

Mastodon has teamed up once again with Mikeller Brewery for another beer collabo! Mastodon’s Ancient Kingdom Kingdom Beer is named for the track of the same name from their acclaimed last album Emperor Of Sand (Reprise). The release of this beer marks the third collaboration between the band and the brewery, and it is in select European stores right now! Continue reading

Mastodon To Begin Writing New Album In Early 2019

In a new interview, Mastodon drummer and lead vocalist Brann Dailor revealed the band is already planning the follow-up to 2017’s Emperor Of Sand (Reprise) album. The band is already sketching out ideas while on tour, most recently with Primus and upcoming Canadian tour dates with Dinosaur Jr., and will reconvene officially early next year to begin in earnest. Continue reading

GUEST POST: Gavin Bushell Of Godsticks Shares His Top 10 Of 2017

 

Ghost Cult once again brings you “End Of Year” lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the world. In this post, Gavin Bushell of Godsticks share his Top 10 Albums Of 2017. Continue reading

GUEST POST: Centuries Of Decay’s Top 10 Albums of 2017

Ghost Cult once again brings you “End Of Year” lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the world. In this post, Centuries of Decay share their Top 10 Albums Of 2017 with our readers. Thanks dudes!  Continue reading

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