PODCAST: Episode 94: Tom Gabriel Warrior of Triptykon on “Requiem” Live Album

Ghost Cult had the massive honor to chat with music legend Thomas Gabriel Fischer of Triptykon (also Celtic Frost, Hellhammer, and Triumph of Death) to discuss his brand new album Requiem (Live at Roadburn 2019) featuring the Metropole Orkest out now via Century Media Records. We discussed the masterpiece creation of this opus that had begun with Celtic Frost in 1987, the massive undertaking that is composing for and working with a live orchestra, how his band also collaborated live, the preparation process, his new band members, the importance of Roadburn Festival and its leader Walter Hoeijmakers, Thomas personal creative journey towards completing Requiem, how he carries on the spirit of Martin Ain (RIP) and his mentor H.R. Giger (RIP) in his work, the progress of future music in the face of the current pandemic, and much more. You can purchase Requiem here (USA https://triptykon.lnk.to/RequiemLiveAtRoadburn, or Europe https://www.cmdistro.de/Category/Requiem/173? Page=1&PageSize=25&Sort=13) and check out our chat below. Continue reading

Watch Metallica Cover A Celtic Frost Classic Live In Geneva

Every night on their Worldwired Tour, Metallica’sKirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo take solos, and then jam together, usually to play a cover specific to the town they are playing. Last night in Geneva, Switzerland, they played Celtic Frosts kvlt classic ‘Procreation Of The Wicked’, in tribute to Martin Ain, who passed away last fall at age 50. Watch this snippet fo the performance, posted by Ian Christie (Sirius XM/Bazillion Points Publishing).Continue reading