PODCAST: Episode 123: Derek Sherinian on “The Phoenix”, Prog, and More!

Ghost Cult caught up with progressive music legend and keyboardist/producer Derek Sherinian, (Sons of Apollo, Black Country Communion, ex-Dream Theater) to chat all about this new solo album, out this week, September 18th, via InsideOut Music. Derek discussed the new album, working with special guests such as Tony Franklin, Jimmy Johnson, Billy Sheehan, Joe Bonamassa, Zakk Wylde, Steve Vai, Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal, Kiko Loureiro, Derek’s approach to composition, how he lays down guest tracks for bands around the world every day from his home studio, his with mentor and friend Simon Philips, covering Buddy Miles, a hint at future Sons of Apollo plans, discussing his keyboard heroes from history, and a cool story about Patrick Moraz. Pre-order the album here: https://dereksherinian.lnk.to/ThePhoenix and check out our chat. Continue reading

CKY Streams GG Allin Cover – “Bite It You Scum”

CKY is currently on tour in the US with Nekrogoblikon, causing a ruckus in ever club in the land. They are touring behind their 2017 album The Phoenix (eOne), and are now releasing a new EP for Record Store Day Black Friday! Too Precious To Kill, which will be released in stores on Black Friday, November 23, 2018 and features their new cover of GG Allin’s ‘ Bite It You Scum’, which you can jam out to right now! Continue reading

CKY Shares New Video For “Wiping Off The Dead”

CKY has shared a brand new video for their track ‘Wiping Off The Dead’. The track comes from their 2017 release The Phoenix (eOne). Directed by Dave Causa, you can watch it below. Continue reading

CKY – The Phoenix

 

“Oh wait, CKY. They’re that band from Jackass – right?” Ladies and gentlemen, do not feel ashamed if that is the only remembrance you have of this alternative rock band. They’ve been on hiatus for roughly 8 years since the release of their 2009 album Carver City (Roadrunner) and it seems Deron Miller and Chad I Ginsburg have found the solution to their never-ending saga of conflict and confrontation. CKY’s fifth studio album The Phoenix (Longbranch/SPV/eOne) to not only puts Ginsburg front and center, it puts Miller completely out altogether leaving the band as a trio alongside Jess Margera and Matt Deis. Continue reading