The Gaslight Anthem has been thrilling crowds on their current North American Tour! In addition to a set list of hits, deep cuts, and their recent single “Positive Charge,” the band has been playing their usual covers with their own spin on them. In addition to covering Pink Floyd’s “Time” from The Dark Side of The Moon (featuring Emily Wolfe), and their favorite pre-grunge Mother Love Bone classic “Chloe Dancer,” and now they added in “Would?” by Alice In Chains as well. Watch the clips below and catch the band on tour!
Who’s your favourite time traveller? Whoever it is, you’ll surely know about The Doctor’sTARDIS (Time And Relative Dimensions In Space). Now, Dutch prog-meister Arjen Lucassen, he of Ayreon, Star One, and Guilt Machine, takes us back to the 1970s for some Tremendous Awesome Rock Delivering Intense Sensations! Well, sort of. Continue reading →
Crown Lands claim the crown with this truly fearless album. Which crown? The crown of the New Kings of Progressive Rock. This virtuoso, exciting and engaging Canadian duo – guitarist/bassist/keys player Kevin Comeau and singer/drummer Cody Bowles – have delivered a record that, if you hold any prog in your soul, will leave you smiling from sated ear to sated ear. It’s also a record full of ideas, that will make you think, that fulfills its promise, and is well worth the wait – how many albums can we say that about? As Bowles sings on ‘Context’: “If life is a wheel/ Please let it spin/ And doors that may open/ Please let me in …” You’re in guys, you’re in.
Warner Music [Sony Music outside Europe] today release the newly remastered Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side Of The Moon as a deluxe box set to celebrate 50 years since the release of one of the best-selling albums of all time. Click here for details. The album will also be available for the first time in Dolby Atmos on streaming platforms, as well as part of the deluxe box set.
Beyond Vision (Blues Funeral Recordings) marks Acid King‘s fifth full-length album to date and its thirtieth anniversary as a band since their formation. It’s also the follow-up to 2015’s overlooked Middle of Nowhere, Centre of Everything album which Lori referred to in a recent interview on Conan Neutron‘s Protonic Reversal show with a hope of reissuing it at some point. Fingers crossed.
Though hailing from Chicago, Illinois, the doom metal of Rezn displays a touch of East-Asian mysticism about it, on Solace – the band’s self-released fourth full-length. Slow-to-mid-paced, hypnotic riffing goes from nimble and floating to heavy and crushing (and back again) all fluidly and with an altogether gorgeous production that makes this metal album akin to some exotic sweet that still delivers satisfying, crushing heaviness.
Ghost Cult welcomes in guest contributor, podcaster and Pink Floyd expert Nik Cameron of The Glacially Musical Pouredcast to wax on about Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon, which turned 50 years old today (March 1st, 2023).
The Dark Side of the Moon, 50 Years Later
As we sit here, author and reader, what could be arguably called the greatest prog rock album of all time, The Dark Side of the Moon, by Pink Floyd, has aged fifty years. At the time of this writing when I attempt some words about this massive achievement, I am 47 years old.Continue reading →
Thunderous. Anticipatory. Windswept. A Bugatti Veyron driving at top speed through the Uyuni Salt Flats. Batman. Witch Ripper’s The Flight After the Fall (Magnetic Eye Records) is all of this and more.
Roger Waters, the co-founder of Pink Floyd, has released a new version of the band’s song “Comfortably Numb,” “Comfortably Numb 2022” via his long-time label Sony Music. The iconic song originally appeared on the seminal Pink Floyd album, The Wall. “Comfortably Numb 2022” is now on all streaming platforms, and watch the animated video, produced and directed by Sean Evans with photography by Kate Izor, now!
TheGlacially 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 EmilyBurton of FireballMinistry Official and BlackSabbitch! 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.