Japanese Supergroup The Last Rockstars (Yoshiki, Hyde, Sugizo and Miyavi) Announces Debut Singles and Tour Dates


 

Inconceivable Japanese Supergroup The Last Rockstars, featuring legit superstar artists Yoshiki, Hyde, Sugizo, and Miyavi, from Japan’s rock scene, have announced their new star-studded band. A teaser video for two new songs, “The Last Rockstars” (lyrics by Yoshiki, composed by Yoshiki) and “Psycho Love” (lyrics by Yoshiki/ Hyde, composed by Hyde) has been released today. It was announced that these two songs are slated to be released very soon. The band will unleash their debut live performances on January 26th & 27th at Ariake Arena and January 29th & 30th at Tokyo Garden Theatre; fan club presale is available now. U.S. shows on February 4th at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York and February 10th at Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles are on sale now. [Los Angeles] [New York]. Watch the teaser now for the debut singles.Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Living Wreckage – Living Wreckage


Not long after sitting down with the self-titled release (M-Theory Audio) from Living Wreckage, it becomes abundantly clear that metallic, dazzling and thumping guitars take center stage.Continue reading


EP REVIEW: Malefic Throne – Malefic Throne


Formed last year, Malefic Throne finds Morbid Angel frontman Steve Tucker joining forces with former Angelcorpse guitarist Gene Palubicki and drummer John Longstreth (also of Origin and Hate Eternal), the trio producing an eponymously titled four track EP (released via Hells Headbangers) of finest quality death metal.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Azusa – Loop of Yesterdays


As we are stuck at home wondering what to do with all this unprecedented free time, I believe that we should invest our time to catch up with all the releases that have come out this year. Actually, I have to get into that myself, there are a lot of releases that I have missed so far this year and Azusa’s Loop of Yesterdays (Solid State Records) was one of them. I’m glad I listened to this album though, it has a very interesting balance between really heavy Melodic Death Metal riffs and progressive/experimental segments that present big ambient soundscapes.

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Tomahawk Are Working on New Music


According to a published report, in a new interview with Premier Guitar, Duane Denison (Jesus Lizard) says that supergroup Tomahawk is working on a new album. It will be the follow-up to their 2013 release Oddfellows (Ipecac Recordings). Watch the video below! Continue reading


The Three Tremors Talk About Supergroups, Power Metal, and More!


Ghost Cult caught up with the guys from The Three Tremors before their show in New York City. Hanging out at the Gramercy Ale House, We chatted with Tim “Ripper” Owens (Judas Priest, Iced Earth, Dio Disciples, Spirits of Fire), Harry “The Tyrant” Conklin (Jag Panzer, Satan’s Host, Titan Force), and Sean “The Hell Destroyer” Peck (Cage, Denner/Shermann, Death Dealer). About how the project came together. We also touched on topics like Power Metal and Heavy Metal making a resurgence in America, pop fans versus metal fans, the cover art of Marc Sasso, Spotify versus fans buy physical merch and much more! The Three Tremors debut album is out now via Steel Cartel Records. Check out the interview with these legendary and distinct metal voices and personalities! Interview by Keefy, with videography by Omar Cordy for OJC Photography.

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All Souls – All Souls


When the word came out last year that Tony Aguilar and Meg Castellanos were finally releasing their début album with their side project, fans rejoiced. The former Totimoshi members haven’t released anything together since 2011’s Avenger. In 2015, they came together with guitarist Erik Trammel of Black Elk and Fatso Jetson’s Tony Tornay on drums to form the heavy All Souls. Continue reading


GUEST POST: David Gates Of Season of Arrows Top Ten Albums Of 2016


Ghost Cult once again brings you another “End Of Year” list, as we close out 2016. Today we get a list from David Gates of Nashville sludge and doom rockers Season Of Arrows. The band just signed a new record deal with Argonauta Records, Give it to the Mountain, due out on March 24th 2017. David puts down his axe, and picked up his laptop to send us in his essential list of albums from this past year, and it’s killer!Continue reading


Superjoint – Caught Up In The Gears of Application


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One thing that is apparent as we grind down to the end of 2016 in the music world, is the dearth of quality legacy acts. Sure there are some great bands still kicking around and the dad metal crowd will always love the reunions that seem to be on tour forever. It’s definitely tough be nostalgic when you don’t have time to miss anyone. So when a quality act like Superjoint makes a comeback, you need to pay attention to it.Continue reading


Vanishing Life Debuts New Single, Debut Album Out Tomorrow


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Punk rock supergroup Vanishing Life which counts members of Rise Against!, Quicksand, …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, Gorilla Biscuits and Bad Religion, have their début album Surveillance dropping tomorrow from Dine Alone Records. Check out new single ‘Thinking Weightless’ below:Continue reading