GUEST POST: Thieves Top Albums Of 2016

Ghost Cult once again brings you “End Of Year” lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the world. Indie pop-punk up and comers Thieves have had a big 2016, releasing their new album No Motive on Revival Recordings and are touring like crazy all of 2017. Billy, Nathan, and Chris from the band shared with us their favorite music of the last year, in no particular order.Continue reading

Alesana Announce Upcoming European Tour

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Alesana has announced an upcoming European tour in support of their latest album Confessions, out now via Revival Recordings.

Aug 16: Zahid Fest – Lviv (UKR)
Aug 17: The Garage – London (UK)
Aug 18: Rock City Basement – Nottingham (UK)
Aug 19: Studio 24 – Edinburgh (UK)
Aug 20: Key Club – Leeds (UK)
Aug 21: Joiners – Southampton (UK)
Aug 22: Sin City – Swansea (UK)
Aug 23: The Fleece – Bristol (UK)
Aug 25: Magnet Club – Berlin (DE)
Aug 26: Keller Klub – Stuttgart (DE)
Aug 27: Backstage Club – Munich (DE)
Aug 28: Rockhouse – Salzburg (AT)
Aug 29: Legend Club – Milan (IT)
Aug 30: Kulturfabrik Kofmehl – Solothurn (SI)
Aug 31: Batofar – Paris (FR)
Sep 01: Werktstatt – Cologne (DE)
Sep 02: Kosmonavt Club – St Petersburg (RU)
Sep 03: RED – Moscow, (RU)

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The Things They Carried Book Brief May Tour, New Album Out In May

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The Things They Carried will be releasing their new album via Revival Recordings in May. Their new album Melancholia was produced by company president Shawn Milke and engineer Neil Engle (Alesana, A Skylit Drive, Dance Gavin Dance). The band will also venture on a brief May tour run with Bitter Kids and Caramel Carmela.

May 13: Irving Theater – Indianapolis, IN
May 15: Howdy’s Concert Venue – Buffalo, NY
May 16: Amityville Music Hall – Long Island, NY
May 17: Keystone Firehall – Boyertown, PA
May 18: VB Retro Café – Virginia Beach, VA
May 20: Swayze’s – Marietta, GA
May 21: A&M Theater Panama City, FL
May 22: Insomniacs – New Port Richey, FL
May 23: Voodoo – Port Charlotte, FL

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Album Stream: Alesana – Confessions

Alesana is streaming their newest album Confessions, which will be released on April 21, 2015 via Revival Recordings. The album was recorded at Raleigh, NC’s Adelaide Studios with Producer Shawn Milke (Alesana) and Engineer Neil Engle (Dance Gavin Dance, The Funeral Portrait, A Skylit Drive).

In support of Confessions, they are currently on a nationwode tour with Capture The Crown, The Browning, Conquer Divide, and The Funeral Portrait.

Apr 19: Warehouse – Lacrosse, WI
Apr 20: Val Air Balloon – West Des Moines, IA
Apr 21: The Firebird – St Louis, MO
Apr 22: Aftershock – Merriam, KS
Apr 23: Marquis Theatre – Denver, CO
Apr 24: In The Venue – Salt Lake Cit, UT
Apr 25: The Boardwalk – Orangevale, CA
Apr 26: Jerry’s Pizza – Bakersfield, CA
Apr 27: Whiskey A Go Go – West Hollywood, CA
Apr 28: The Rock – Tucson, AZ
Apr 29: Joe’s Grotto – Phoenix, AZ
May 01: Warehouse Live – Houston, TX
May 02: Dirty Dog Bar – Austin, TX
May 03: Curtain Club – Dallas, TX

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KISS Kruise V Confirmed For October

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KISS has confirmed The Kiss Kruise V, happening October 30-November 3, 2015, sailing from Miami, FL to Jamaica aboard Norwegian Pearl, the central hub for all KISS maniacs worldwide. The band will be performing their first gold album Alive! in its entirety.

Cruise itinerary (subject to change)
Thursday, October 29, 2015 – Pre-Party on Ship (additional purchase; departs 8PM ET)
* Friday, October 30 – Depart Miami, Florida (approx. 4:00 p.m. ET)
* Saturday, October 31 – Day At Sea
* Sunday, November 1 – Jamaica
* Monday, November 2 – Day At Sea
* Tuesday, November 3 – Arrive Miami, Florida (approx. 8:00 a.m. ET)

Additional acts are expected to be added and announced at a later date.

The Funeral Portrait and Vanity Strike US Tour, Streaming “Wax Romantic”

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Theatre rock quintet The Funeral Portrait will be touring with Vanity Strikes. They will be touring behind their EP For The Dearly Departed, out via Revival Recordings (owned by Shawn Milke of Alesana). The EP was produced by Milke and engineered/mixed by Neil Engle. Stream “Wax Romantic” here.

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Jan 22: GroundZero – Spartanburg, SC
Jan 23: His Rock – Cumming, GA
Jan 24: Swayze’s Venue – Marietta, GA
Jan 25: A&M Theatre – Panama City, FL
Jan 26: TBA – Jacksonville, FL
Jan 27: The Frankendiner – Brunswick, GA
Jan 28: Fat Cat Cafe – Myrtle Beach, SC
Jan 29: Southland Ballroom – Raleigh, NC
Jan 30: Metal Mermaid – Muncheez, WV
Jan 31: The Fire – Philadelphia, PA
Feb 01: TBA – Pittsburgh, PA
Feb 02: Montage Music Hall – Rochester, NY
Feb 03 : TBA – NY
Feb 04: My Pizza Place – Poughkeepsie, NY
Feb 05: Ottobar – Baltimore, MD

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