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


ALBUM REVIEW: Mother Vulture – Mother Knows Best


 

The boisterous Mother Vulture have created quite a stir, and judging from their debut Mother Knows Best (Lockdown Records) it is very easy to see why. The Bristolian four piece are a whirlwind of different sounds – punk, metal and Royal Blood like rock rolled into one rowdy whole.

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INTERVIEW: 96 Bitter Beings – “Synergy Restored ” Album Breakdown with Deron Miller


Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with Metal and Rock legend Deron Miller of 96 Bitter Beings to discuss the debut album – “Synergy Restored” – out now via Nuclar Blast. We talked to the ex-CKY founder about his entire career, and his new project before delving into a track-by-track song-writing breakdown of the album.

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PODCAST: Glacially Musical Episode #102: Emily Burton of Fireball Ministry and Black Sabbitch on The Best Stoner Doom Albums Ever


 

The Glacially Musical Pouredcast is a weekly Podcast that has three principles: Beer, Metal, and Swearing (and also Vinyl, NHL, and other topics)! Hosted by Nik Cameron – grown out of the Glacially Musical blog is all about great music and vinyl collecting. For this special chaser episode we are joined by Emily Burton of Fireball Ministry Official and Black Sabbitch! This is our first episode featuring an interview with an artist we covered in a past series. Emily fact-checked the shit out of us, and corrected some stuff we got wrong (oops, sorry), and was delightful. After a discussion about her many projects and some F.M. news, we discussed some of our favorite stoner doom records ever.

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PODCAST: Glacially Musical Episode #101: Pink Floyd – “Animals” (Three Different Ones) Part 3


 

The Glacially Musical Pouredcast is a weekly Podcast that has three principles: Beer, Metal, and Swearing (and also Vinyl, NHL, and other topics)! Hosted by Nik Cameron – grown out of the Glacially Musical blog is all about great music and vinyl collecting. Nik and Keefy conclude the deep dive series on Pink Floyd’s album Animals, and why the final tour date supporting the album directly affected the outcome of The Wall, and why Roger eventually split from the band.

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PODCAST: Glacially Musical Episode #100: Pink Floyd – “Animals” (Three Different Ones) Pt 2


 

The Glacially Musical Pouredcast is a weekly Podcast that has three principles: Beer, Metal, and Swearing (and also Vinyl, NHL, and other topics)! Hosted by Nik Cameron – grown out of the Glacially Musical blog is all about great music and vinyl collecting. Nik and Keefy begin a deep dive series on Pink Floyd’s album Animals. We go deep into the backstories and origins of the songs and the band!

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