Nuclear Blast Records have had a storming year, and they continue their hot streak with the release of Hell Is Where The Heart Is by Oceans. The four piece whose members hail from Berlin and Vienna released their debut EP Into The Void in 2019 followed by Cover Me In Darkness, a second EP in the same year featuring their interpretations of tracks from the likes of Alice In Chains, Deftones and Radiohead, before dropping their debut LP The Sun And The Cold in 2020.
Radiohead has put the majority of their catalog on Bandcamp for free. Fans can listen to or purchase all nine of the band’s studio albums, the 2001 live album I Might Be Wrong, the King of Limbs remix album, 2007’s In Rainbows Disk 2, and the reissues OK Computer OKNOTOK 1997 2017 and Kid A Mnesia. Kid A Mnesia is Radiohead’s new box set, featuring Kid A, Amnesiac, and an album of previously unreleased material. The album is due November 5th, 2021. The band has a rocky past with streaming, pulling most of their music off Spotify in 2013 (they returned a short time later), and opening their own online archive, the Radiohead Public Library in 2020.Continue reading →
Comedian Dave Chapelle joined Foo Fighters on stage at Madison Square Garden for their show last night, June 20th, 2021. They covered the Radiohead pop rock classic “Creep” with Dave on lead vocals. Dave is actually a skilled Jazz pianist who used to personally chose the musical guests on his series Chappelle Show series. Chappelle, who was in New York City to premiere his new documentary, “Dave Chappelle: This Time This Place”, at the Tribeca Festival, previously sang “Creep” live several times over the years. Watch them now. Continue reading →
Enigmatic Alt-Rock legends Radiohead has created a fan archive dubbed “Radiohead Public Library”. From today, visitors at Radiohead.com will be able to create their own library card and membership number, and access a highly curated and organized archive of the band’s catalogue and corresponding visuals and various artifacts associated with each album: Detailed artwork, official videos, and ad-free HD live and TV performances, B-Sides and compilation tracks, previously out-of-print merchandise to be custom made on demand, band members’ “office chart” playlists from around the time of In Rainbows, The King of Limbs and A Moon Shaped Pool recording sessions, and more.Continue reading →
According to a report from Consequence Of Sound, My Chemical Romance will be performing at next year’s Coachella Music Festival. The website reports is saying industry source. In a story first reported by Ghost Cult, Rage Against The Machine is already confirmed with other potential headliners in Frank Ocean, Travis Scott and more. Other acts that will reportedly be performing include Thom Yorke (Radiohead), Lana Del Rey, and Australian electronic artist Flume. The recently reunited MCR have never played Coachella. The festival returns for its 21st edition on April 10-12 and April 17-19 2020 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. The festival typically reveals the official lineup in January with tickets going on sale shortly after.
It’s time for another Ghost Cult “End Of Year” Guest post! We’ll be sharing lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe all month long! Andrew Mikhail and his Orchestral Blackened Death Metal band Serpents (US) released their immaculate Temet Noscerelease, played some tour dates formulated many plans for 2020. Andrew took some time out to share his personal Top 25 albums of 2019, and he also curated a Top 50 Spotify playlistavailable on the Serpents U.S. Page that deserves your attention too! Continue reading →
Creature just released their brand new EP Hound, their second release in 2019 following their brutal Hex EP. The band will kick off a mini-tour of the UK in a few weeks. The band checked in with some of their favorite concert memories for our readers!Continue reading →
Radiohead has announced the immediate release of eighteen hours of unreleased OK Computer (Parlophone) era outtakes and demos for the next 18 days for 18 pounds. This stems from frontman Thom Yorke suffering a computer hack and his stolen music archives and the thief demanding $150,0000 payment to get the archive back. You can see the details and the Bandcamp link below. Continue reading →
Much like Roadrunner Records in the 1990s, a mark of contemporary quality is any band on the Holy Roar Records roster. You are guaranteed an absolute slobber knocker with pretty much everything they have put out over the last decade, whether it’s the all-out Hardcore of Employed to Serve or Secret Cutter, the Screamo of Portrayal of Guilt or the psychedelic Stoner Prog of Boss Keloid. Now turning to Post Hardcore, we as listeners should welcome the arrival of We Never Learned To Live‘s latest offering; The Sleepwalk Transmissions (Holy Roar Records).Continue reading →
After many years of eligibility, Def Leppard was inducted into TheRock N Roll Hall of Fame last night. Inducted by their friend and peer, Dr. Brian May of Queen, the band was gracious and overcome with happiness. Band members entering the Rock Hall include the current lineup — Joe Elliott, guitarists Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell, bassist Rick Savage and drummer Rick Allen along with founding guitarist Pete Willis and late guitarist Steve Clark. For the performance part of the evening, the band played four of its biggest hits: ‘Hysteria’, ‘Rock Of Ages’, ‘Photograph’ and ‘Pour Some Sugar On Me’. The 2019 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame concluded with an all-star performance of David Bowie’s “All The Young Dudes”, featuring Def Leppard, Ian Hunter, May, Steve Van Zandt, The Bangles’ Susanna Hoffs, and The Zombies’ Rod Argent. HBO will broadcast a truncated version of the ceremony on Saturday, April 27 at 8 p.m. EST.Continue reading →