PODCAST: Episode #129: Andy of Thou on Working with Emma Ruth Rundle, Roadburn and More!

Ghost Cult scratched one off the interview bucket list recently by chatting with Andy Gibbs of Thou! We talked all about Thou’s new collaborative album with Emma Ruth RundleMay Our Chambers Be Full (read our review here), due out on October 30th via Sacred Bones. Andy candidly chatted about writing with Emma, long in the works and put into fruition via Walter Hoeijmakers of Roadburn, how the band and Emma complemented each other, the concepts delved into the album, working with photographer Craig Mulcahy,  their hoped-for joint tour and festival plans for the album getting ruined by covid-19, the bands’ penchant for covers and slowing down on them in the future, and what the next phase of Thou music might look like. Purchase the album here and listen to our chat.

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ALBUM REVIEW:  Emma Ruth Rundle and Thou – May Our Chambers Be Full

Roadburn Festival, largely due to the impetus of its main organiser and curator Walter Hoeijmakers, has often acted as a hub for all manner of interesting collaborations between artists who sit in the arty or experimental corners of the heavy music world. May Our Chambers Be Full (Sacred Bones) the new collaboration album from Emma Ruth Rundle & Thou, is the latest creation which owes a debt to the festival, conceived as it was in the wake of the two artists’ joint set at 2019’s Roadburn. Continue reading

Audio: Darkthrone Stream New Single – Tundra Leech

Darkthrone.- photo credit Ester Segarra

Darkthrone.- photo credit Ester Segarra

 

Darkthrone has releases the first single from their high;y-anticipated forthcoming new album Artcic Thunder, due on October 14th via Peaceville Records. You can here the new track “Tundra Leech’, complete with a commentary from band leader Fenriz at this link or below: 

Joining Fenriz in the Norwegian duo is his partner Nocturnal Culto , Darkthrone, return with their first new studio material since 2013’s The Underground Resistance.

You can pre-order the album at the following links: Arctic Thunder will be released on CD / Limited Edition orange vinyl LP (with MP3 download code) / black vinyl LP (with MP3 download code) / digitally and is available to pre-order now:

CD – https://www.burningshed.com/store/peaceville/product/233/7884/

Limited Edition Orange LP- https://www.burningshed.com/store/peaceville/product/233/7885/ (NOTE due to huge demand more copies have been made available and pre-orders will resume on Monday 22nd August at 13:00 UK)

Black LP – https://www.burningshed.com/store/peaceville/product/233/7886/

Digital – http://smarturl.it/ARCTIC_THUNDER_DIGI

Tshirt – https://www.burningshed.com/store/peaceville/multiproduct/233/6267/

Tshirt – https://www.burningshed.com/store/peaceville/multiproduct/233/6267/