Shows and festivals are coming back, as we discuss nearly weekly here at Ghost Cult. Live Nation is often the scourge of concert goers since they service all of the tours and own many of the venues worldwide in the music business. To celebrate the return of live music and honestly, our social life, Live Nation are offering $20 “All-In” tickets for nearly 1,000 shows from tons of artists, such as Slipknot, Korn, Judas Priest, Megadeth, Alice Cooper, Rise Against, 311, Coheed and Cambria, Alanis Morissette, KISS, The Black Crowes, and more!
In 2019 things were on the up for the independent LA quartet Dirty Honey; their debut single ‘When I’m Gone’ topped the Billboard Mainstream Rock charts, they toured with Alter Bridge, Guns n Roses, and The Who and sold out their first headline tour in the first two months of 2020 but then covid reared its ugly head put life on hold. Finally things are opening up again and their debut album Dirty Honey is out, and its sound is firmly rooted in 1970s rock.
The Black Crowes will release a 30th-anniversary edition of their classic album Shake Your Money Maker the multi-platinum debut by the seminal blues rules. The album re-released in multi-format sets on February 26 through UMe/American Recordings. Band founders brothers Chris and Rich Robinson, with original producer George Drakoulias, oversaw the creation of the re-release. Most exciting are the 4LP and 3CD Super Deluxe versions, which includes the original album, remastered; three never-before-heard studio recordings; two previously unreleased demos from the band’s early incarnation as Mr. Crowe’s Garden; B-sides; a spectacular, high-energy 14-song unreleased concert recorded in their hometown of Atlanta, Georgia in December 1990; reproductions of an early Mr. Crowe’s Garden show flyer, setlist and tour laminate; a four-inch patch; and a 20-page book with liner notes by David Fricke. A 2CD Deluxe version has the remastered album along with the unreleased studio songs, demos, and b-sides. There are also standard 1CD and 1LP versions that are the mastered version of the original. The band reunited in 2019 to the surprise of the rock world.
Retro Rock apostles Revelry have teamed up with Ghost Cult to share their debut single, “Dirty” today. Throwing it back to a simpler time when the riffs were bluesy, the vocals were honest, and the “rock” was of the classic variety. Old-school fans of bands like The Black Crowes, Rival Sons, Blackberry Smoke, and more will dig this band a lot. Check out the single “Dirty” now before you can stream and buy it this Friday, January 8, 2021 via Heart Songs Records! Continue reading
The Black Crowes’ summer 2020 tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of their 1990 debut album, “Shake Your Money Maker” has been officially postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic which is sweeping the globe. The trek was scheduled to start on June 17 at Austin’s Austin360 Amphitheater in Austin wrap on September 19 at the Forum in Los Angeles. On Wednesday (May 20), the band released the following statement via social media: “While Chris, Rich and the band were so excited to play for you all this summer, the North American Shake Your Money Maker 30th Anniversary tour dates are being rescheduled to 2021 in the interest of everyone’s health and safety. Hold on to your tickets as they will be honored at the new show dates. Keep an eye on this space and www.theblackcrowes.com for more information, to be announced soon. The whole band and crew can’t wait to get back on the road as soon as its safe. Much love #TBC’. The new lineup of The Black Crowes played two concerts in November — in West Hollywood, California and in New York City, as well as a media tour, such as playing live on The Howard Stern show. Joining Chris and Rich Robinson in The Black Crowes current incarnation are Earthless guitarist Isaiah Mitchell, former Tedeschi Trucks Band bassist Tim Lefebvre along with Once And Future Band members Joel Robinow on keyboards and Raj Ojha on drums.
Mark Morton (Lamb of God) has shared a new single from us upcoming mostly acoustic Ether EP, due next week on January 17th via Rise Records. ‘All I Had To Lose’ ft. Mark Morales is a soulful unplugged jam. In addition to his work in Lamb of God and his soundtrack work, Ether looks to be a much more personal and intimate bunch of songs compared with 2019’s Anesthetic record. Watch the visualizer for the track now! Continue reading
The Black Crowes popped up in Los Angeles last night (11/14/2019) and played their second reunion tour since announcing it earlier this week. at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. The concert took place three days after brothers Chris and Rich Robinson announced a 46-date 2020 tour to celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Black Crowes ‘ classic debut album, 1990’s Shake Your Money Maker. Watch fan-filmed footage here!Continue reading
1990s Blues-Rock revivalists, The Black Crowes have confirmed previous rumours for with an official announcement of their reunion and 2020 tour dates celebrating the 30th anniversary of their 1990 debut album, “Shake Your Money Maker”. The trek will see the band performing the LP in its entirety “plus all the hits.” This morning (Monday, November 11) radio legend Howard Stern, one of The Black Crowes’ earliest supporters, announced the reunion of Chris and Rich Robinson, who will tour as The Black Crowes once again, playing the iconic record start to finish. The tour starts on June 17 in Austin, Texas and ends on September 19 in Los Angeles, California. Chris and Rich will be joined by guitarist Isiah Mitchell (Earthless), bassist Tim LeFebvre (David Bowie’s “Blackstar”) and keyboardist Joel Robinow and drummer Ojha of Once And Future Band.Continue reading
While bands such as Pallbearer and Khemmis have been roundly lauded as the prime exponents of modern Progressive Doom, Boston’s Magic Circle has received less attention but is no less of a creative talent. The third album Departed Souls takes up where predecessor Blind Journey (both 20 Buck Spin) left off but sees positively lumimous advances from a whole host of instruments.Continue reading
The world of Psychedelic Rock has enjoyed a population resurgence over the past couple of years, with all manner of newcomers coating their grooves in a warm, oscillating fuzz. In such a world it helps to gain patronage from a respected name and French sunshine crew Komodor have done just that: debut mini-album Komodor (Soulseller Records) carrying contributions and production work from Swedish Psych rulers Blues Pills.Continue reading