Surviving Members of Rush Comment on Neil Peart’s Death, Other Rockers React

As new spreads around the globe of the passing of drumming and Progressive Music Giant Neil Peart, reactions have been swift and the outpouring deep. Beginning with a statement from Rush band members Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson, many icons of the music world themselves, including many great Canadians, commented on the profound impact Peart had on us all. Fans have joined in the world over with their tributes as well.  We’ll have more information about this tragic and terrible loss for the music world as it develops. Continue reading

Ghost Cult’s Top 10 News Stories of 2019

As we barrel into the new year we want to take one last look at our most popular news stories (by topic) on our website in 2019. Thanks for being here with us and choosing us for your music news, interviews, reviews and other entertaining content we try to provide daily! Continue reading

Watch Dan Weiss, Ramin Djawadi, Tom Morello, Scott Ian, Nuno Bettencourt, and Brad Paisley Cover The Game of Thrones Theme Song

Tonight marks the last episode of the eight seasons of Game of Thrones on HBO, “the most metal show ever“. Check out this performance of the GOT theme song, the dyadic track ‘The Rains of Castamere” organized by Fender Guitars. The performance features series co-creator Dan Weiss, award-winning composer Ramin Djwadi, Tom Morello, Scott Ian, Nuno Bettencourt and Brad Paisley. Check it out! Continue reading

Anthrax Guitarist Scott Ian To Unveil Art Collection Made From Guitar Playing

 

Scott Ian, a legend of thrash metal with his band Anthrax will unveil an art collection made from guitar performance. Working with Los Angeles art team SceneFour, Ian’s work on the fretboard resulted in the visuals seen in the collection. Other artists who have done similar works include Page Hamilton of Helmet, Dave Lombardo of Suicidal Tendencies and Dead Cross, and Bill Ward, formerly of Black Sabbath. You can watch a teaser trailer below to learn about the collection and sign up for an update from the website about the collection, you get a full press release with information. Anthrax is still touring behind 2016’s Worship Music (Megaforce/Nuclear Blast) and while on a break from the road, Ian’s “One Man Riot” spoken-word tour of Australia will kick off on September 24 and will include stops in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane. Continue reading