Swedish Rockers Hällas Have Signed a Worldwide Contract with Napalm Records

Retro Psychedelic rockers from Sweden, Hällas, have long been a hidden treasure known to the European crowds for their work on the fest scene. Now they have signed a new worldwide record deal (excluding Nordics) with Napalm Records. The band begins a new European tour on March 12, 2020 supporting Kadavar! don’t fret! Their new album, Conundrum, comes out in Scandinavia on January 31. The album will also see release internationally via Napalm Records this spring. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE STREAM: The Sonic Dawn Shares “Young Love, Old Hate” Single

Danish throwback Psychedelic Rockers The Sonic Dawn will release their new album next spring, via one of our favorite labels, Heavy Psych Sounds. Ghost Cult is jazzed to share their excellent new single ‘Young Love, Old Hate’ today! The track calls back to the swinging 1960s musically but definitely turns up the pathos and depth in terms of songcraft as the band ready their crucial fourth album. Enter The Mirage releases next March 27th, but in the meantime ‘Young Love, Old Hate’ will get you warmed up! Get ready to jam this great track and turn it up right now! Continue reading

PODCAST: Episode 54: Tiger of KADAVAR Talks New Album and Stoner Rock

Ghost Cult chatted with Tiger from KADAVAR about their new album For The Dead Travel Fast, out tomorrow, October 11th via Nuclear Blast Records. The drummer for the pivotal Desertscene Stoner/Doom band discussed how the band creates new music, the process for making the new album, the emergence of stoner/psychedelic music in the mainstream, the bands’ plans for 2020 and beyond and more!

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CLASSIC ALBUMS REVISITED: The Beatles “Final” Album “Abbey Road” Turns 50

Fifty years ago, The Beatles released what was their final recording together, Abbey Road (Apple Records). Even though the ‘Get Back’ single sessions and the massive Let it Be (also Apple). Let it Be is always remembered as the swansong and has the epic title track ear-wormed into our souls, but Abbey Road was the last time the band would work together collectively on music. Although they were the biggest band on the planet at the time, and their relationships were disintegrating, the group made some of its best music ever on this album. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE ALBUM STREAM: DÖ – “Astral Death Cult”

Finland is one of the capitals for Metal in the entire world. No surprise that larger than life doomstershave created an epic of cosmic proportions with their new album with Astral Death Cult! The new album releases this Friday, September 20th, on vinyl via Lay Bare Recordings, all digitals platforms, and eventually on cassette, via Mercyful Tapes (great name!)! Blending a mix of stoner, doom, sludge, and psychedelic elements with hints of death and black metal, Astral Death Cult an instant earpeeler. Stream it now here at Ghost Cult! As the band likes to say, Hail Cosmos! We’re all döömed! Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE – Book of Wyrms – “Blacklight Warpriest”

Richmond, Virginia’s Psychedelic rockers Book of Wyrms dropped their brand new and second album, Remythologizer, a few weeks back on August 23rd via Twin Earth Records/Stoner Witch Records. Just as you imagined, it’s full of fun and trippy jams that will have you rocking out and questioning your grasp on reality. Watch this mind-bending new video for their single ‘Blacklight Warpriest’, only at Ghost Cult! Watch the clip and them purchase and stream the full album now! Continue reading