GUEST POST: Cold In Berlin – Top 10 Albums of 2019

It’s time for another Ghost Cult “End Of Year” Guest post! We’ll be sharing lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe all month long! Today we are lucky to have a list from Cold In Berlin. The band released their new album Rituals of Surrender on October 11th, via New Heavy Sounds and released a new music video for the single ‘Dark Days’ too! Check out their list right now! Continue reading

Undersmile to Reunite at 2020 Chaos Theory Festival

Doom legends Undersmile will reunite in 2020 for a special appearance at Chaos Theor Festival at Tuffnell Park, London on Feb 29 2020! Joining them will be Zu, Teeth Of The Sea, Vodun, Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard and more! Undersmile disbanded in 2016 following their sophomore album Anhedonia to focus on ventures in their personal lives. The band will begin writing a brand new studio album soon, with more live dates to follow! Continue reading

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: March 1st New Music Releases

Check out all of today’s new releases in the music world! Continue reading

Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard – Yn Ol I Annwyn

One of the stranger discoveries of recent years is that Doom Metal works really well in Welsh. And, of course, if it’s recorded in Wrexham (because, fuck Swansea!) Such is the ongoing revelation that is Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard, now on its third album, Yn Ol I Annwyn (New Heavy Sounds). Continue reading

Various Artists – The Wall Redux

Like the noble slice of pizza, a cover song, if done well, can be amazing. And if it’s not, it’s still pretty good. It’s tough to cover well-known songs and albums by famous bands because music becomes our lexicon and fans know every little nook and cranny of a track. This is the case with Pink Floyd and their iconic double album The Wall. Luckily Magnetic Eye Records and their incredible “Redux” series is here, and they always do a bang-up job of assembling the talent. Covering the entirety of The Wall seems both ambitious and a little crazy too. While The Wall is lower on my personal list of Floyd favorites, it’s as important as it is beloved by the masses. Continue reading

Desertfest London Starts Tomorrow, Remaining Tickets Moving Fast!

Candlemass, by Hillarie Jason

Desertfest’s 2017 London edition kicks off this Friday, April 28th and is set to shake music fans to their very souls. Headlined by the almighty SLEEP, Desertfest London also features Candlemass, Turbonegro, Slo Burn, Wolves In The Throne Room, Saint Vitus, John Garcia Band, Bongzilla and more. Tickets are running out for all venues fast and are expected to sell out. Get rolled up, dipped, and ready to blaze with Ghost Cult’s festival preview. Continue reading

GUEST POST: Pete Edwards Of Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard Top 10 Of 2016

 

Ghost Cult once more brings you “End Of Year” lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the world from 2016. Today we have Pete Edwards, bassist of the awesome and awesomely named Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard. Pete breaks down his top 10 albums of last year for our readers. Continue reading

GUEST POST: Simon Glacken Of I Like Press Top Ten Of 2016

Ghost Cult once again brings you another “End Of Year” list, full of memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the world. Today we have Simon Glacken of I Like Press, one of the top publicists in the UK. If you happen to not know his name, you certainly know the bands he reps due to his tireless work such as Anathema, Paradise Lost, Katatonia, Darkthrone, 65daysofstatic, Bloodbath, Black Moth, The Pineapple Thief, My Dying Bride, TesseracT, Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard, SikTh, Mos Generator, Crippled Black Phoenix, and Cradle Of Filth to name just a few. We thank Simon for his thoughtful and detailed list of his Top Ten Albums of 2016. Continue reading

Desertfest 2017 Adds Wolves In The Throne Room, Saint Vitus, Stoned Jesus And More

Desertfest 2017 has added twenty new bands to the already impressive lineup. Wolves In The Throne Room, Saint Vitus, Stoned Jesus and many more.  Continue reading