Ghost Cult caught up with Jake Luhrs of August Burns Red on their brand new album Guardians, coming out April 3rd, 2020, via Fearless Records. Jake chatted all about the theme of the new album of support and not being afraid to reach out for help, relevant themes at this time. He also discussed the writing of the album, the band’s approach to recording, how the band has achieved longevity, how the goals of the band and the new album align with Jake’s foundation Heart Support (https://heartsupport.com), and Jake’s feelings on the bands’ debut release Thrill Seeker! You can purchase Guardians here. Continue reading
Do you remember where you were the first time you ever went to Vans Warped Tour? A lot of us do! This year’s final farewell to twenty-five years of amazing music and shared experiences came to a close with some of our favorite Warped Tour artists, old and new, and it was a heartfelt goodbye. Ghost Cult Magazine got a chance to cover the Mountain View, California Warped Tour to celebrate with the most nostalgic of performers. Continue reading
The World Alive will spend this fall touring opening for Our Last Night on their 15th-anniversary tour. Other direct support acts on the tour are I See Stars and Ashland. The tour begins November 5th in Houston, Texas through December 8th in Orlando, Florida. The band is on tour supporting their 2018 release, Violent Noise, out now via Fearless Records. Continue reading
Underoath released the deluxe edition of their Erase Me album today via their label Fearless Records, with a bunch of additional tracks. Listen to the bands’ inventive, unplugged-ish cover of Nirvana classic hit ‘Heart-Shaped Box’ with this cool visualizer. Continue reading
The final Warped Tour event, or at least the final one for now, begins in a few hours in San Manuel, California. Paying respects on the twenty-five-year history for the festival Kevin Lyman build and nurtured, the final two-day celebration will showcase of the tour’s iconic culture. Fifty bands will play on dozens of stages and returning big-name bands are fan favorites like Bad Religion, Circa Survive, Frank Iero, Less Than Jake, Save Ferris, Simple Plan, Sleeping With Sirens, The Offspring, The Starting Line, Thrice, We The Kings, and more!
Volumes has dropped a surprise and surprising brand new EP, Coming Clean (Fearless Records) last night. The EP has six tracks and features Atilla frontman Chris “Fronz” Fronzak on the lead track ‘No Love’. The EP is available to purchase and stream right now! Continue reading
With the numbers they put up with debut LP Lifelines and the warm reception they received at Warped Tour, I Prevail clearly has designs on going mainstream. How grand are these designs? Well if Lifelines was them knocking at the door of stardom, Trauma (Fearless Records) is an urban assault vehicle demolishing the front gate and making its way through mainstream America.