Slash ft. Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators – Joyous Wolf Live At The Paramount

Slash, through his work with Guns N Roses, Velvet Revolver and his iconic solo career, has become an institution of guitar playing. A modern-day hero who has a legacy but doesn’t ignore his other muses to stay current and vital. Armed with a new album and his killer band did over a month on the road promoting their new album, they treated fans to a career spanning show. Continue reading

Scattered Hamlet – Swamp Rebel Machine

Much of the time music comes across the desk here at Ghost Cult HQ that is very pretentious, over-wrought and generally trying too hard to fit in with a scene or a sub-genre. A lot of the music business is actually geared that way, to drive bands to conform and cling hard to that approach in an attempt to get a foothold in the ears of fans. Then there’s Scattered Hamlet: no frills rock and metal with a simple approach to kick ass much ass, take names, and just have as much fun as possible. These are the kinds of albums we only hear a few times per year, but always appreciate as reviewers. Continue reading