ALBUM REVIEW: Babymetal – Metal Galaxy

The new Babymetal album starts off with a funky blend of techno video game and chunky 90s metal power chords. It then whiplashes into some futuristic techno power metal thing. The effect is a dizzying display of aural assault. If you aren’t into mind-bending disparate genre mixing, then you probably won’t like Metal Galaxy (earMusic/BMD Fox Records). Continue reading

Hear Zeal And Ardor Perform On BBC Radio 1‘s Rock Show

Perturbator, by Susanne A. Maathuis Photography

New York’s experimental artists Zeal And Ardor recorded an in-studio session at Maida Vale for BBC Radio 1‘s Rock Show With Daniel P Carter. The performance aired yesterday July 9th. You can check it out below. Continue reading

Southern Revolution: Warren Haynes of Gov’t Mule

With the imminent release of new Gov’t Mule record Revolution Come… Revolution Go (Spinefarm), Ghost Cult popped down to London to chat to Warren Haynes about the new album, the inspirations behind it, his upcoming UK tour and the unfortunate passing of his friend and fellow bandmate Gregg Allman Continue reading

Zeal & Ardor – Devil is Fine

How open-minded are you? I mean, really properly open-minded, not just trying to be too-cool-for-school open-minded? I ask the question because this beguiling, genre twisting and highly evocative second album from Zeal & Ardor will certainly put you through your paces. Continue reading