INTERVIEW: Sarah Pendelton of The Otolith on The End of SubRosa, and a “Folium Limina” Album Breakdown


 

Ghost Cult caught up with Sarah Pendelton of The Otolith! Comprised of former members of SubRosa: Kim Cordray, Levi Hanna, Andy Patterson, and Pendleton; with the addition of Matt Brotherton on bass, the band carved out a masterful debut. The sound of the group advances the beloved Subrosa style on their debut “Folium Limina,” out now via Blues Funeral Recordings. Sarah talked candidly about the end of SubRosa, the birth of the new band, their debut performances, songwriting, a track-by-track analysis of the album, and much more!

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The Top Ten Stories at Ghost Cult This Week 12-25-22


In a new feature here, we recap the biggest stories of the week that was here at Ghost Cult! We went over ten, but it’s Christmas! This week the big stories include Dani Filth and Ed Sheeran making good on their promise to make music together, Slipknot’s pro-shot full concert video, our Crosses EP review and a new single, Metallica’s online art archive, a review of the final (ever?) Battlecross show, the first single from supergroup The Last Rockstars, a new single teaser from Orgy, a guest post from Greg at Allegeaon, Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin’s Hanukkah Sessions, interviews with Jared James Nichols, Tobey Amies (King Crimson doc filmmaker) and Casket Robbery, and more!

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The Top Ten Stories at Ghost Cult This Week 12-11-22


In a new feature here, we recap the biggest stories of the week that was here at Ghost Cult! We went over ten, but we are rebels at heart! This week the big stories include Metallica ending their vinyl club, Slipknot growing the Knotfest brand some more, our Album of The Year countdown coverage, new interviews with Bayside and Candlemass, Damnation Festival review, Led Zeppelin reunion concert stream, remembering Dimebag Darrell, Muddy Roots tickets on sale, a review of Soen and Oceans of Slumber, Ne Obliviscaris returns, a Tool statue drops this week, Crosses (deftones + far) and more! and more.

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INTERVIEW: John Bush of Armored Saint on Touring with W.A.S.P., and Much More!


 

Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with Armored Saint vocalist John Bush! The band is on tour supporting W.A.S.P., celebrating 40 years as a band. John discussed his career, changes in the music industry, touring with WASP, how much practice a band at this level needs to go on tour, how he keeps his voice in shape, thoughts on his time in Anthrax, his potential solo tour he has been contemplating, a new blues-based rock band he is working on, and much more!

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INTERVIEW: Dave Bruzza of Greensky Bluegrass Talks “Stress Dreams”


 

Catch up on our interview with Dave Bruzza of Greensky Bluegrass! We chatted with them at BottleRock Napa this year and discussed the return of touring, their 2022 release “Stress Dreams,” the crossover appeal of the band, and much more.

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INTERVIEW: Weslie Negrón Pagan of Moths PR Discusses “Space Force” and Album Release Strategy


 

Ghost Cult caught up with our pal Weslie Negrón Pagan of Moths PR to discuss their new album “Space Force” – out now! Weslie discussed the release of the album, the expansion of the sound of the band from the previous release, a change in the line-up with Damaris Rodríguez stepping down and Mariel Viruet joining, heading to Argentina to perform at Heresy Festival, working with cool artists, album release strategy, more new music coming soon, and the chances of the New York Yankees to win the 2022 World Series after their post-All-Star Game slump.

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PODCAST: Episode #199: Gary Alcock Interviews Phil Demmel of Vio-Lence About Their New EP and Phil-ing in with Lamb of God


Ghost Cult scribe Gary Alcock interviewed the swiss-army knife of metal guitarists, Phil Demmel of Vio-Lence, just after the band’s first-ever UK show at Bloodstock Open Air 2022. Phil discusses his past success in the UK with Machine Head, how hot it was at BOA, his current status with Vio-Lence, filling in with Lamb of God, gigs trying to navigate the landscape of being a working musician, the new EP Let The World Burn (Metal Blade), and more!

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The Top Ten Stories at Ghost Cult This Week 9-30-22


In a new feature here, we recap the biggest stories of the week here at Ghost Cult! We went to 12, because fuck it, it’s our list! This week Slipknot keeps ruling, footage from the Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins tribute show in LA, an Alice in Chains classic hits 30, Metallica books one more special gig this year, Desertfest 2023’s first lineup announced, help for Karyn Crisis, interviews with KEN Mode, and Pathos & Logos, Polyphia, a King Crimson documentary is geetting a big release in theaters, and more! Continue reading


INTERVIEW: Dennis R. Sanders of Spirit in The Room on His New EP “Flamingo” and Concept Albums


 

Ghost Cult caught up to Dennis Sanders of Spirit In The Room – who just released their new EP for Housecore Records Flamingo! We talked to Dennis about his career up to now, the new EP, signing with Housecore, his various influences, how he composes and is so prolific, the concept for the new album and music video, forming a permanent backing band, and his thoughts on the Pantera reunion!

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