ALBUM REVIEW: Zombi – Direct Inject

Great music, like great movies, can take you to another world. Instrumental synth-based duo Zombi work their transporting, soundtrack-oriented magic on the sublime, cinema-literate Direct Inject (Relapse Records).Continue reading

Brendon Small Interview Part I: Dethklok’s Return, and “Metalocalypse : Army of the Doomstar” Movie and Album

Ghost Cult’s Omar Cordy chatted with Brendon Small about the comeback of Adult Swim’s Metalocalypse’s Dethklok! In Part I of a wide-ranging two-part interview, Brendon discusses the creation and plot of The new Dethklok movie and soundtrack “Metalocalypse: Army of the Doomstar” which is now available Digitally and on Blu-ray.  Brendon discusses his love of Heavy Metal, Death Metal, concept albums, Broadway musicals, how we all have a little William Murderface inside every one of us, and much more! 

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PODCAST: Episode 5 Jean-Paul Gaster of Clutch Talks Touring, Drumkit Specs and More!

Clutch continues to tour in support of their excellent 2018 album, Book of Bad Decisions (Weathermaker Music). Recently, Ghost Cult scribe DJ Astrocreep caught up with drummer Jean-Paul Gaster at the O2 Academy in Manchester, UK to chat about the band, how his approaches his live drum sound, the specs of his kit, the bands’ own label Weathermaker hitting the ten year mark, the twenty-fifth anniversary of their debut Transnational Speedway League (EastWest), recording in the same place as their heroes and contemporaries Melvins and Sleep, being influenced by Jazz drummers, and much more! Check it out! Continue reading

Nine Inch Nails – Not The Actual Events

One thing about Trent Reznor, he never seems to get complacent. Part of that is the artist inside of him won’t allow atrophy of his creative muscles very long. The strength of his need to keep growing forward and evolving, Reznor continues an over decade long hot-streak of new and varied output either as a solo artist, entrepreneur, film composer, visual artist, fashion designer, his other band projects such as How To Destroy Angels and of course with Nine Inch Nails.

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