Ghost Cult’s Albums of the Year 2022 Part 3 (20 – 1)


Press on, intrepid reader, to find out our top albums of 2022, as voted for by the cast, crew and hangers-on of the good ship Ghost Cult. Over 275 albums were nominated (including one stray and errant vote for Stryper… we’ve had words), some people lauded albums as the greatest of all time that no one else noticed, other albums picked up a steady stream of votes across the board without tickling the top of anyone’s charts, but through it all, we’ve been able to compile our team list of the best 75 albums of the year. And there are some absolute corkers, here. 75 of them, to be exact…

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Ghost Cult’s Album of the Year 2022 Part 2 (40-21)


As we move into the meaty part of the Ghost Cult albums of the year for 2022 (as chosen solely by the team that dedicate their time to promote, analyse and share the love for the great alternative music that we exist to talk about), we find a mix of old favourites and a sprinkling of new rising and shining stars…Continue reading


Ghost Cult’s Albums of the Year 2022: Part 1 (75 – 41)


 

After a false start, someone (naming no names) got rather over-excited about a new Power Metal band that promptly disappeared out of the collective consciousness, it wasn’t until mid-January, and a new 40 Watt Sun album, that alternative, rock and metal really got out of the starting blocks for 2022.Continue reading


Roadburn 2023 Books Deafheaven, Julie Christmas, Wolves In The Throne Room, Bruts, Giles Corey, Chat Pile, Burst, KEN Mode, and More!


 

The first bands have been announced for Roadburn 2023! Among the first bands announced are Deafheaven, Julie Christmas, Wolves In The Throne Room, Brutus, Giles Corey, Chat Pile, Burst, KEN Mode, Big ‡ Brave, and more! The first commissioned project for 2023 is JOHN CXNNOR performing All My Future’s Past. Tickets go on sale on November 15th, at the link below.

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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


KEN Mode Returns with a Charity Split Release with Shallow North Dakota and Kowloon Walled City


 

Acclaimed Canadian Sludge Metal band KEN Mode has dropped a split 12-inch charity release! The record features Shallow North Dakota and Kowloon Walled City and is a charity fundraiser for Shallow North Dakota bandmember Tony, who is battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer, and needs help to support his family. Purchase and stream the release now to help Tony and check out a message from the band

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KEN Mode Books North American Tour Dates and Festivals


 

Acclaimed Noise band KEN Mode have booked new tour dates in North American tour this spring. The trek will kick off on May 21 in Regina, SK and will conclude on June 3 in Denver, CO. The band is also performing at several big festivals, JUNOfest, Manitoba Metal Fest, Modified Ghost Festival, and Northwest Terror Fest. KEN Mode is still supporting their 2018 release Loved, out now via Season of Mist. Continue reading


August 31st 2018 New Music Releases


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KEN Mode – Loved


Canadian metallic hardcore-influenced noise rock band KEN Mode are back with a new album, Loved (Season of Mist), but there’s no love to be found on it. Contrary to the name, the Winnipeg, Manitoba band’s seventh album is a solid slab of slow churning, nihilist hardcore that sounds like it could self-destruct at any minute.Continue reading