Ghost Cult caught up with Death Valley High mastermind Reyka Osburn recently to discuss their brand new covers/remixes EP Duel, out now via minusHEAD Records. We chatted with Reyka about the new EP, how the group chooses covers from bands such as Metallica, Faith No More, Eurythmics, collaborating with peers and friends on remixes, the mix between Goth rock and dance music, working with a mentor and friend like Chino Moreno of Deftones/Crosses, and the timeline for a new full-length DVH album. Continue reading
Gothic-tinged electronic band Death Valley High are releasing a new EP this week, Duel releases from MinusHEAD Records this Friday, August 23rd, 2019. The EP is have composed of inventive 1980s covers by inspired bands (think Faith No More, Eurythmics, Metallica, Bananarama) made in collaboration with music legends and underground tastemakers, while the other half is made of remixes of current DVH material. Watch this incredible new video of the band covering Christian Death’s classic ‘Cavity – First Communion’ with help from Chino Moreno of Deftones!
Modern metal band Incite is gearing up for the release of their new album this week on January 25th, Built To Destroy, via Minus Head Records. The band has shared a fiery new video for their song ‘Resistance’ which you can watch right now.
For the next edition of our end of year guest posts, we have El, bassist of Incite, and all-around good dude and his Top Albums of 2018. Incite drops their new album, Built To Destroy next month from minusHead Records. We’ll be sharing more lists like this one, 2018 memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe all month-long. Continue reading
Picture the scene, you’re a young (ish) nu-metal head standing in the Civic Hall in Wolverhampton eagerly awaiting your heroes Deftones who are currently touring the now landmark record Around The Fur (Maverick). But of course, there are always those pesky support bands to get through until you reach the main course. On that night Will Haven was the first band up and had just released their classic début record El Diablo (Crisis) and I had no idea what I was in store for. They completely blew me away. I’d never up to that point heard anything quite like them. Slower, heavier more creepier sounding than Deftones but seemed to share the same almost ethereal aesthetic so common with the headliners’ music. Continue reading