ALBUM REVIEW: Banks Arcade – Future Lovers


New Zealand newcomers Banks Arcade describe themselves as a heavy metal boyband. That might sound like an oxymoron, but there truly isn’t a more accurate way to describe their sound. Their debut album, Future Lovers (UNFD), utilizes tried and true methods – intro designed to establish atmosphere ahead of a set blended seamlessly into the first track, a few radio-friendly bangers, and a closing epic while also implementing innovative musical components. A winning combination. Continue reading


Dirty Honey Shares Their “Down The Road” Suitcase Sessions Video


L-R: Corey Coverstone/drums, Marc Labelle/vocals, Justin Smolian/bass, John Notto/guitars

California rockers Dirty Honey took to the hills – with suitcases in tow – and shot an acoustic performance clip of their song “Down The Road’, for the newest installment in their “Suitcase Sessions” video series. Due to the COVID-19 shutdown, Dirty Honey launched the series when the band had to cancel its plans to travel to Australia to record new music with producer Nick DiDia, as well as perform their first-ever concerts there and in Japan. The video’s gentle transition from late afternoon to dusk is courtesy of cinematographer Nick Almanza and Director of Photography Jonathan Suarez.

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Exclusive Video: Spirit In The Room – A Tropical Hell Hole


spirit-in-the-room-band-2016-ghostcultmag Ghost Cult is bringing you the exclusive première of Los Angeles rock act Spirit In The Room today for their new single ‘A Tropical Hell Hole’. Watch it below: Continue reading