Tool, Run The Jewels, Tenacious D, Primus, Dashboard Confessional, King Gizzard and More booked for Bonnaroo 2020

The famous Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is returning this year to Manchester, Tennessee, from June 11-14. The headliners for 2020 are Tool, Tame Impala, and Lizzo, and also includes Lana Del Rey, Vampire Weekend, Flume, Miley Cyrus, the 1975, Run the Jewels, Young Thug, Megan Thee Stallion, Brittany Howard, DaBaby, Jason Isbell, Tenacious D, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Nelly performing all of Country Grammar, Cuco, Makaya McCraven, and more. See the full lineup poster below. You can reserve your ticket right now for just $35 dollars down at this link! Continue reading

Coachella 2020 Confirms Rage Against The Machine, Thom Yorke, Run The Jewels, Frank Ocean, Travis Scott, Lana Del Rey and More

Coachella Festival has announced its full lineup for their two weekends of festivals this spring. The mostly Rap and Pop music lineup had already confirmed headliner Rage Against the Machine for April 10th and 17th. Other artists performing April 10-12 and 17-19 includes headliners, and so are Frank Ocean and Travis Scottand Thom Yorke, Lana Del Rey, Lil Uzi Vert, FKA twigs, DaBaby, Run the Jewels, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Nas X, City Girls, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Idles, Charli XCX, 21 Savage, Disclosure, Big Sean, Carly Rae Jepsen, Yaeji, Snail Mail, Swae Lee, Noname, Caribou (and Daphni), DJ Koze, Calvin Harris, Denzel Curry, Danny Elfman, Cuco, 100 gecs, and Fatboy Slim are among the artists on this year’s lineup. Duck Sauce—the A-Trak and Armand van Helden project—is on the lineup after being inactive since 2014. Japanese digital pop star Hatsune Miku will also perform. Danny Elfman will also perform a set as well. The reunited My Chemical Romance was heavily rumored to appear at the festival, but they’re not on the lineup. Tickets for weekend 1 are already sold out. The pre-sale for weekend two begins on 1/6 and is also expected to sell out.

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My Chemical Romance Heavily Rumored for Coachella Festival

According to a report from Consequence Of Sound, My Chemical Romance will be performing at next year’s Coachella Music Festival. The website reports is saying industry source. In a story first reported by Ghost Cult, Rage Against The Machine is already confirmed with other potential headliners in Frank Ocean, Travis Scott and more. Other acts that will reportedly be performing include Thom Yorke (Radiohead), Lana Del Rey, and Australian electronic artist Flume. The recently reunited MCR have never played Coachella. The festival returns for its 21st edition on April 10-12 and April 17-19 2020 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. The festival typically reveals the official lineup in January with tickets going on sale shortly after.

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Guns N Roses To Headline Lollapalooza in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile in 2020

Guns N Roses. Photo credit: Katarina Benzova

Guns N Roses will continue their wildly successful “Not In The Lifetime Tour” that has been going since 2016, with shows at three Lollapalooza Festivals in 2020: in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile. No word if they will join the US version next summer in Chicago. Joining GNR will be Travis Scott, The Strokes, Lana Del Rey, Martin Garrix and Gwen Stefani. The Lineup Also Includes Armin Van Buuren, Vampire Weekend, Cage The Elephant, James Blake, Brockhampton, Alan Walker, Illenium, The Lumineers, Kacey Musgraves, Rex Orange County, Rita Ora, A Day To Remember, Charlie Xcx, Perry Farrell’s Kind Heaven Orchestra, King Princess, LP, Jaden Smith, Madeon and more. Tickets are on sale now. Continue reading

Tool Has the Number One Record On Billboard Top 200, Worldwide Charts Too

Although heavy music rarely concerns itself with popularity and chart rankings, the hits this summer of Rammstein, Slipknot and now Tool have been especially impressive. Following Slipknot’s #1 position on Billboard for We Are Not Your Kind (Roadrunner), Tool’s Fear Inoculum (Tool Disectional/Volcano/RCA Records) is the number one record on the Billboard (America) chart, beating out platinum pop artists such as Lana Del Rey and Taylor Swift. The band sold over the U.S. sales charts, selling 270,000 units, of that total over 248,000 were in traditional album sales (the physical album version). The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equivalent album units. Units are comprised of traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). The band also has #1 records with the album debuting at #1 in Australia, Norway, New Zealand, and Belgium, as well as Top 5 debuts in the UK, Germany, The Netherlands, Ireland, Italy, and Finland. Continue reading

Emma Ruth Rundle – On Dark Horses

The haunting Goddess that is Emma Ruth Rundle just doesn’t know when to stop. Since releasing an EP as a founder member of The Nocturnes in 2008, she has released a product every year with Post-Rockers Red Sparowes and under her own guises. Oft mentioned in glowing terms alongside such powerful performers as PJ Harvey, Tori Amos and Lana Del Rey, On Dark Horses (Sargent House) is the LA chanteuse’s fourth album under her own name, and is again filled with deep, shuddering emotion. Continue reading

GUEST POST: Top 10 Of 2017 From Coilguns

Ghost Cult brings you more “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, we get a Top 10 Albums Of 2017 list from Coilguns. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Bitch Hawk launch New Video For Death, Featuring ElectroBOOM

The Beastie Boys meets Bathory? The songwriter behind hits by Lana Del Rey and Lorde teaming with the vocalist from Satan Takes A Holiday and a renowned jazz musician? A genuine molotov cocktail of styles and ideas wrapped into 2 minutes of a punky, thrashy, trashy, violent, provocative, fuzzy, dirty, wild ride all featuring YouTube sensation ElectroBOOM?

Yep, you betcha!

All of this, and more makes up the enigma that is Swedish Extreme Noise reprobates BITCH HAWK, who have teamed with Ghost Cult to exclusively premiere their headfucking  track, ‘Death’, the second advance track from their upcoming debut album, coming soon on Adrian Recordings. Continue reading