Jerry Cantrell Signs New Endorsement Deal with Gibson Guitars as a Brand Ambassador

Jerry Cantrell has announced a new partnership with Gibson Guitars. Gibson, in business for the past 126 years, has announced today, January XX, 2020 that Cantrell–main songwriter, lead guitarist, and vocalist for the pioneering rock band Alice in Chains–will join as the brand ambassador. Jerry Cantrell will be doing a signing in the Gibson experience space, 3rd Floor, Ballroom A at Winter NAMM on Saturday, January 18 at 4:00 pm. Cantrell is synonymous for his signature G & L Rampage Guitar. Jerry has also played, and Explorers on tour in his career. Continue reading

Watch Geoff Tate, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Chris Poland and More Cover “Paranoid” by Black Sabbath

 

Last night in Anaheim during NAMM, The Metal Hall of Fame (formerly the Hall of Heavy Metal), an all-star band of metal legends covered metal classic ‘Paranoid’ Black Sabbath. The band was comprised of Geoff Tate (formerly of Queensrÿche), Joe Satriani (Chickenfoot), Steve Vai, Chris Poland (formerly of Megadeth), Bjorn Englen (Dio Disciples) and Pat Gesualdo last night’s (Wednesday, January 15). Watch fan-filmed footage below! Metal Hall Of Fame event at the Marriott Delta Garden Grove in Anaheim, California. Watch fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. Continue reading

Metal Allegiance – Fallen Heroes Tribute Concert At The Grove In Anaheim

 

For the last five years Ghost Cult has covered some part or all of THE NAMM Show, the bi-annual music industry and gear convention that is a music fan’s dream come true. Not only do all of the music industry gear companies , celeb endorsers, and other music companies all get together and hang out, demo gear, and general have a good time, it makes for a great time. Continue reading

Metal Allegiance Begin Writing Second Album, All-Star Tribute Show Nears

Metal supergroup Metal Allegiance have shared a tweet to report writing for their second album is underway. Continue reading

Mobile Deathcamp Announce North American Tour with Final Drive

 

Ohio punk/metallers Mobile Deathcamp have announced their first tour dates of 2017 dubbed the “NAMM You All To Hell Tour” , kicking off on Jan 12th in Tulsa. Direct support will come from Final Drive. Continue reading

Angel Vivaldi Releases Three Play Through Clips And Announces The Guitar Collective

Angel Vivaldi has been one of my favorite guitar players on the planet ever since I first heard ‘A Mercurian Summer‘ back in 2011. Since then he has dedicated to his life to his music, and you can tell that through the progression of his past few releases. This year Angel released The Speed of Dark:Revisited, where he re-recorded his EP from 2009, and you can watch him play through three of those incredible tracks below! Continue reading

Metal Allegiance Adds More Big Names For Major Concert Event In Los Angeles

Metal Allegiance, by Omar Cordy/OJC Pics

Metal Allegiance, by Omar Cordy/OJC Pics

Metal Allegiance, the all-star band of metal legends led by Mark Menghi, will take over City National Grove of Anaheim during NAMM on January 20th for a monumental tribute to our fallen musical heroes. Hosted by Jackson, Charvel & EVH, with Loudwire, and Musician’s Institute and Monster Energy joining as co-sponsors of the event. Mikkey Dee (Motorhead), Eddie Hermida (Suicide Silence), Arejay Hale (Halestorm) and Carla Harvey (Butcher Babies) are now added to the line-up. Continue reading