The latest in the long line of Alternative Rockers are Mantra, a British trio who formed three years ago. This year sees the release of their debut album Dreamland (Dine Alone Records), produced by Tom Dalgety whose body of work ranges from Ghost and Opeth to The Pixies and Royal Blood – with the latter two providing the inspiration here. Continue reading
Legendary Alternative Rock darlings the Pixies have entered the studio with famed producer Tom Dalgety (Ghost, Opeth, Therapy?, Royal Blood) to record their next album, due out in September 2019. The eighth Pixies album and the second with their new lineup, the as yet untitled album was written over 2018 and recorded in December at Dreamland Recordings near Woodstock, NY. In an unprecedented move, the band is going to share their creative process and album behind the scenes in a series of podcasts, coming this summer. Pixies teamed up with Signal Co. No1, the New York-based podcast company that focuses on music culture. Starting June 27, a 12-episode weekly audio podcast, “Past is Prologue, Pixies” will debut with a new installment each week leading up to the album’s release. Hosted and narrated by New York Times best-selling author Tony Fletcher, the series will be available globally on these podcast platforms: Apple, Spotify, Acast, Stitcher, Google, and more. Check out the trailer for the series now. Pixes celebrates the thirtieth anniversary of their acclaimed album Surfer Rosa in 2018 and Ghost Cult has been following the band closely post-reunion, so we are definitely excited about new Pixes music. Continue reading
Occult rockers Ghost just wrapped up their highly successful Popestar 2016 Tour on the USA. The band has just announced a brief run of dates for Scandinavia next spring, including their home-country of Sweden. Continue reading
Ghost have released another new teaser clip entitled The Summoning VI: The Proceedings Intensify in the wake of the release of their new Popestar EP which debuted at the No. 1 position on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums and Hard Rock Albums. The release is also the first EP to top the Top Rock Albums chart in its 10:year history. You can watch the teaser below: Continue reading
Grave Pleasures (ex-Beastmilk) have announced the addition of new drummer Uno Bruniusson (ex-In Solitude) and have inked a new recording deal with Sony Music. They will enter the studio in May to begin tracking their new album with producer Tom Dalgety (Royal Blood, Killing Joke), with a tentative September release date. Read the statement here.