INTERVIEW: Janosch Rathmer of Long Distance Calling on “Eraser” and Concept Albums


 

Ghost Cult recently caught up with Janosch Rathmer of instrumental post-rock band Long Distance Calling, to discuss their new album Eraser – out now via earMUSIC. Read our review here. Janosch discussed LDC being prolific writers, spending extra time on the new album, concept records and music videos, sexy saxophone parts, playing festivals versus intimate venues, touring in the pandemic era, switching record labels, climate change, and more!

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INTERVIEW: MC Will Brooks of dälek on “Precipice” – Hip-Hop History, and The Music Industry


 Photo credit: Michael Patras

Photo credit: Michael Patras

 

Will Brooks of alt-Hip-Hop pioneers dälek caught up with Ghost Cult recently to discuss their new album “Precipice” – out now on Ipecac Recordings! We chatted about the history of the band, the new album, changes in Hip-Hop music and culture over the years, how he got his start in music, how technology is affecting underground artists, the punk and indie rock influences of the band, the messaging on the album, and conquering new frontiers as an artist.

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PODCAST: Episode #170: Niklas Stalvind of Wolf – The Ghost Cult Interview


Ghost Cult caught up Niklas Stalvind of Wolf for a new interview on the podcast! Niklas discussed their new album Shadowland, out now via Century Media Records. Niklas discussed the making of the new album, his creative process, the entire history of the band, how he got started in music, how he manages his work-life balance, and much more! Continue reading


INTERVIEW: Richie Cavalera of Incite on “Wake Up Dead” and Changing Labels


Ghost Cult caught up with Richie Cavalera of Incite to discuss their new release Wake Up Dead – (review here) out now on Atomic Fire Records. Richie discussed the changes in the band over the years, their new guitarist and collaborator Eli Santana , his past and current relationship with minusHead Records, his love of travel, and future touring plans with his band.

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GHOST CULT PODCAST: Episode 159: The Steve and Keefy Power Hour – New Music April-May 2022


In a new monthly series of pods, Senior Editor Steve Tovey joins Chief Editor Keefy to discuss a recap of April releases, a forecast of new music in May, and trends in heavy music in 2022. Shoutout to our amazing team of reviewers worldwide!

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PODCAST: Episode #151 – Robert Vigna of Immolation on “Acts of God”


As our podcast continues its grand return on a new platform – Anchor.fm, we are resuming interviews with an EXCLUSIVE chat with Death Metal legend Robert Vigna of Immolation! Their new album “Acts of God’ is releasing on 2/18/2022 via Nuclear Blast Records. Robert discussed the history of the band, the new album, dealing with the current environment for putting out new music, some death metal history, working with Eliran Kantor on the artwork, lessons on how to treat other bands on tour with you, and the only regret of his career.

CONCERT REVIEW: Tool – Blonde Redhead: Live at The Chase Center


By my own admission, I have been to some weird Tool shows in my nearly thirty years as a fan. Some of them have been weird thanks to the band, and some have been weird, because well I’m (not a creep), a weirdo. One of my last shows before the world shut down was Tool at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, complete with an army of relentless rent-a-guards practically assaulting fans due to the notorious Tool cell phone policy. I’ve no issue with the policy, just the way it is implemented. Tonight was by far the weirdest Tool show ever for many reasons.

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