Ghost Cult continues our “End of Year Guest Post Extravaganza” with a slew of posts from bands, industry, PR pros, and more! We’ll be sharing lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe. In this edition, we have a list from Marcus Bryant of Spirit Adrift! Their excellent new album Enlightened in Eternity is out now!
Ghost Cult continues our “End of Year Guest Post Extravaganza” with a slew of posts from bands, industry, PR pros, and more! We’ll be sharing lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe. In this edition, we have a list from Nate Garrett of Spirit Adrift! Their excellent new album Enlightened in Eternity is out now!
Ten Bands One Cause are teaming up with artists such as Metallica, Mastodon, GWAR and others to reissue their music on pink vinyl for the fourth annual event. The initiative has raised over $144,000 for Gilda’s Club NYC, an organization that provides community support for both those diagnosed with cancer and their caretakers. Continue reading
Veteran Canadian hard rock act Finger Eleven will release a new album this summer, titled Five Crooked Lines via The Bicycle Music Company/Concord Music. The first single from the album, ‘Wolves and Doors’ including a music video which premiered today. Watch the video below:
The JUNO award-winning band (2007) crafted their new record in Nashville with Dave Cobb (Rival Sons, Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell). Singer Scott Anderson explains the meaning behind the title of the album:
“For me it’s symbolic of fortune and luck and how fragile those things are… In one instance you’ve got five crooked lines, which in one position is just a heap of bent sticks. But in the right way, they make a star, which is the most glorious shape there is.”
Finger Eleven has an extensive tour booked, including a string of dates with fellow countrymen Three Days Grace.
Finger Eleven tour dates:
Jun 13: Sound of Music Festival – Burlington, ONT.
Jun 18: Krautfest – Franksville, WI
Jun 19: Iowa Speedway (NASCAR Camping World Truck Series) – Newton, IA
Jun 20: Mojoes – Joliet, IL
Jun 21: Ground Zero – Traverse City, MI
Jul 03: Festival Hommes – Fort Warwick -Warwick, PQ.
Jul 09: Stage AE – Pittsburgh, PA
Jul 10: Com Ground Music Festival – Lansing, MI*
Jul 11: LC Pavilion – Columbus, OH*
Jul 13: Cannery Ballroom – Nashville, TN*
Jul 14: Diad Pub Concert Hall – Louisville, KY*
Jul 15: Limelight – Peoria, IL*
Jul 16: Rock Fest – Cadott, WI
Jul 18: Moondance Jam – Walker, MN
Bonnaroo Festival has announced their line-up for 2015 with their annual Bonnaroo Line-up Announcement Megathon or B.L.A.M. Billy Joel who has never played the festival, was a surprising but inspired choice as a headliner. Joining the veteran rocker on the line-up is Robert Plant and the Sensational Space, who once again plays the fest. From the metal world Slayer was announced earlier as well as artists from the across rock, pop and indie music landscape. Past metal bands to play the fest include Metallica, Opeth and Mastodon. The B.L.A.M. event ramps up fan excitement while enticing fans to share and promote their favorite artists on the fest via Social Media.
Other confirmed acts include Mumford and Sons, Shifters, Florence and the Machine, Tears For Fears, Belle and Sebastian, Spoon, Run the Jewels, Gary Clark Jr., Earth Wind & Fire, Bassnectar, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Against Me!, Flying Lotus, Caribou, The War on Drugs, Dawes, Mac DeMarco, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib, Shabazz Palaces, SBTRKT, Jamie xx, Courtney Barnett, Benjamin Booker, Rustie, Hozier, STS9, Bleachers, Flume, Sturgill Simpson, Sylvan Esso, Rudimental, Strand of Oaks, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Woods, Tycho, The Bluegrass Situation Superjam hosted by Ed Helms, Ryn Weaver, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Gramatik, Brandi Carlile, Rhiannon Giddens, Guster, Houndmouth, Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood, Punch Brothers, Trampled By Turtles, Jerry Douglas presents Earls of Leicester, Shakey Graves, The Very Best, Twenty One Pilots, G-Eazy, Odesza, Moon Taxi, SOJA, Glass Animals, Jungle, The Growlers, Bahamas, Temples, Pokey LaFarge, and Tove Lo.
Bonnaroo is set for June 11-14in Manchester, Tenn. Tickets go on sale at noon on Jan. 17.