Marilyn Manson is no stranger when is comes to making distinctive cover versions of classic songs, case in point his cover of ‘Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This’, by the Eurythmics. Now he is at it again having recorded a cover of Gerard McMahon’s ‘Cry Little Sister’, which is best known as the theme to the 1987 cult classic vampire film The Lost Boys, which starred 1980s icons Corey Haim and Corey Feldman. The song will appear on the soundtrack of the forthcoming X-Men movie The New Mutants, which is due in August 2019. Hear the track right now! Continue reading
Since the release of their debut album in 2010, Swedish act Ghost has divided the Metal community like no other band has for years. Frequently berated for a seemingly endless list of equally meaningless reasons, you just know the band are laughing themselves stupid underneath their masks each time the latest horde of terminally outraged cynics appear, summoned to their keyboards, as if by magic, whenever the word “Ghost” is mentioned on the internet, to inform the world using block capitals that “they’re just ripping off Blue Öyster Cult and Mercyful Fate”, “they’re not metal”, or “they’re only a gimmick anyway” etc. etc.
Yawn. Continue reading