Blink-182, Gwen Stefani, Shinedown, Beck and More Booked for First South Star Festival in Alabama



Huntsville, AL is welcoming the inaugural South Star Festival to John Hunt Park on September 28-29. The event will make its debut this fall, with headliners Blink-182 and Gwen Stefani alongside Shinedown, Beck, Jane’s Addiction, Sublime, Goo Goo Dolls, Jimmy Eat World, TLC, Ludacris, Juvenile and the 400 Degreez Band, Big Boi, Gin Blossoms, Pete Yorn, Candlebox, Vanessa Carlton, Winona Fighter, Bully, Dexter & Moonrocks, and Billy Allen + The Pollies. Keep reading below for further details.
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LIVESTREAM: Ghost Cult’s Weekly Ritual – Rock and Metal News Show Livestream 9-29-23


 

Catch up on what you missed this week in the world of Rock and Metal news with our show! #musicnews #rocknews #interviews #newmusicfriday #metalfestivals #tourdates #metalconcerts #vinylcollector #metalmerch

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INTERVIEW: Kevin Martin of Candlebox Breaks Down “The Long Goodbye” Album


Ghost Cult Keefy caught up once again with Kevin Martin of Candlebox! The band just released their farewell album “The Long Goodbye” and are on their final tour through the rest of 2023, at least. Kevin discussed the new album, gave his perspective on his life and career, the music industry right now, the legacy of Candlebox, and a lot more!

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: New Music Friday New Rock and Metal Releases 8-25-23


 

Check out our preview of the new Rock and Metal albums releasing this week, on 8-25-2023!

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PREVIEW: New Music Friday New Rock and Metal Releases Preview 8-25-23


 

Check out our preview of the new Rock and Metal albums releasing this week, on 8-25-2023!

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Slipknot, Limp Bizkit, Rob Zombie, Chevelle, Halestorm, Anthrax, and More Booked for Rocklahoma 2021


Rocklahoma previously confirmed they were happening this year and now the lineup is here! Hosted by Eddie Trunk, the festival features headliners Slipknot, Limp Bizkit, Rob Zombie, with Chevelle, Halestorm, Anthrax, Falling in Reverse, Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals Perform A Vulgar Display Of Pantera, Sevendust, The Hu, Motionless In White, Pop Evil, Badflower, Grandson, Jelly Roll, Candlebox, Puddle Of Mudd, Stephen Pearcy The Voice Of Ratt, Andrew W.K., Knocked Loose, From Ashes To New, Tremonti, John 5 And The Creatures, Ayron Jones, All Good Things, Light The Torch, Zero 9:36, Bones UK, Butcher Babies, George Lynch & The Electric Freedom, Diamante, Austin Meade, Cory Marks, Jeris Johnson, BulletBoys, Liliac, Another Day Dawns, Dead Metal Society, Color Of Chaos, East Side Gamblers, Budderside, Paralandra, and many more will perform. The even takes place labor day weekend Friday, September 3th, Saturday, September 4th and Sunday, September 5th, and returns to Pryor Creek Music Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma. Early Bird Passes go on sale to the public Friday, June 11 at 10:00 AM CST.

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Candlebox Shares New Single “My Weakness” – New Album Incoming


Seattle-based multi-platinum rock band Candlebox has announced its new album, their seventh, Wolves, via Pavement Entertainment. This album is the follow-up to the 2016 album Disappearing In Airports. Lead singer Kevin Martin says, “It comes from where we are as humans right now, and what we’ve become. Yes, there’s beauty in these wolves, but there’s the pack mentality, and that lone wolf mentality on the other side.” also shared a lyric video for the song “My Weakness” and a lyric video as well. Check it out!

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Limp Bizkit, Weezer and Blink-182 and More Booked for 2020 Inkcarceration Festival


The third annual Inkcarceration fest looks stacked Ohio’s premiere summertime rock and metal festivals has landed headliners Limp Bizkit, Weezer, and Blink-182, as well as Papa Roach, Halestorm, Mastodon, Underoath, Hollywood Undead, Steel Panther, Falling in Reverse, Candlebox, Badflower, Atreyu, Static-X , Puddle of Mudd, New Politics, All That Remains, We Came as Romans, The Devil Wears Prada, Emmure, Attila, Stick to Your Guns, New Years Day, Escape the Fate, Cold, Carnifex, The Aquadolls, Band-Maid, Stitched Up Heart, September Mourning, Damn Nation, Paralandra, Along Came a Spider, A Killers Confession, MissYou, Sink the Ship, Dread Engine, Mollo Rilla, Saving Escape, and more. The fest takes place July 10-12, 2020 at the Historic Ohio State Reformatory a.k.a. Shawshank prison, and tickets are available now. Continue reading


PODCAST: EPISODE 33 – Kevin Martin Talks Candlebox Past, Present, and Future


Ghost Cult’s Keefy caught up recently with Kevin Martin, the mastermind and leader of long-running rockers Candlebox for an interview. The band was on tour in Europe, supporting the 25th anniversary of their multi-platinum, classic self-titled debut album. The band was also promoting their current album, the excellent Disappearing in Airports. In a candid chat, Kevin looked back at the bands’ history, his memories of the early years of the band, performing at Woodstock `94, the ups and downs of the music industry, making new music, the trajectory of the next Candlebox album, and what the future of Kevin’s music career looks like a few more years down the road. Continue reading


Candlebox Books UK Tour for Summer 2019


Candlebox celebrated twenty-five years of their acclaimed self-titled debut album in 2018, which helped launch the Maverick Records label (Madonna, Deftones, Alanis Morissette, The Prodigy). In addition to an extensive tour of the USA this year, the band will return to Europe, for their first international run since 2017. Kicking off June 11 in Bristol, UK at Fleece, the routing will feature performances at iconic venues, including King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut in Glasgow on June 16 and Islington Academy in London on June 19th. The band reunited last summer to play their debut album in full twice and will be performing it again in 2019 at select shows. In addition to co-founder and vocalist Kevin Martin, the current band includes a return of Dave Krusin, who also played on Pearl Jam’s iconic Ten album (Epic Records). Continue reading