ALBUM REVIEW: Slash – Orgy Of The Damned


Slash’s much-anticipated blues cover album is studded with fine performances – Chris Stapleton singing on “Oh Well”, Iggy Pop on “Awful Dream”, Brian Johnson loving it on “Killing Floor”.Continue reading


Slash Adds Salt Lake City Date to S.E.R.P.E.N.T. Festival Tour – New Album Out Soon



In celebration of his forthcoming new album, Orgy of the Damned, out May 17 on Gibson Records, Slash has curated an all-star Blues lineup for the S.E.R.P.E.N.T. Blues Festival touring North America this summer. The S.E.R.P.E.N.T. Blues Festival has now added a new date on Tuesday, July 16 in Salt Lake City, UT at the Red Butte Garden. Keep reading below for the full listings and more.
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Slash Shares His Single “Oh Well” Ft. Chris Stapleton – New Album “Orgy Of The Damned” Out Soon



Slash is coming up on the release of his star-studded debut blues album – the sixth solo album of his career – Orgy of the Damned. It is due out on May 17 via Gibson Records. The iconic guitarist has just released the latest track from the full-length, a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “Oh Well,” featuring vocals from outlaw country star Chris Stapleton. Listen to the song and find out more below.
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Slash Drops A New Single and Video for “Killing Floor” Featuring Brian Johnson and Steve Tyler – New Album Coming Soon



Slash has released a new single; his take on the Howlin’ Wolf blues classic, “Killing Floor.” The track features Brian Johnson of AC/DC on vocals, Steven Tyler of Aerosmith on harmonica, and Slash’s blues band; Johnny Griparic (bass), Teddy Andreadis (keyboards), Michael Jerome (drums), and Tash Neal (vocals/guitar). The iconic guitarist has also announced that his sixth solo album, Orgy of the Damned, will be released on May 17 via Gibson Records. The 12 song collection shakes up and revitalizes blues classics, with a stripped-down, instinctive approach. Watch the new video for “Killing Floor” and find out more below.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers, Post Malone, Cage the Elephant, Idles, Taking Back Sunday, Thundercat and more Booked for Bonnaroo 2024


Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is proud to share the lineup for this year’s edition of the internationally acclaimed camping festival, taking place June 13-16, 2024 on the Bonnaroo Farm, located just 60 miles southeast of Nashville in Manchester, TN. Bonnaroo 2024 will as always host a spectacular roster of top artists performing around the clock across more than 10 unique stages over the four-day festival, with live music and much more through the night and into early morning with special sunrise sets.Continue reading


Tool, Cage The Elephant, and Gary Clark Jr. Win for Metal and Rock at the 62nd Grammy Awards


The Grammy Awards announced their winners for the Rock and Metal categories for the 2020 award ceremony, their 62nd edition. Tool won for the Best Metal Performance category for the song ‘7empest’ from their album Fear Inoculum (Tool Dissectional/RCA). Tool members Danny Carey and Justin Chancellor were in attendance to collect the award, which was announced before the broadcast portion of the show. Gary Clark Jr. who was nominated over several categories for multiple tracks won both Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song for the track ‘This Land’. Best Rock album honors went to Cage the Elephant for Social Cues. In the more pop-orientated Alternative Rock category, Vampire Weekend won, while other Rock and Metal related artists such as Chris Cornell won for the packaging of his posthumous self-titled boxed set, and The Best Instrumental Album went to metal fans and sometimes cover artists Rodrigo y Gabriella for Mettavolution (ATO Records) The 62nd Grammy Awards are once again hosted by Alicia Keys and will air on CBS.

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Tom Morello Details Solo Album To Lars Ulrich On It’s Electric Podcast


Tom Morello appeared on the new episode of Lars Ulrich’s Apple Beats 1 podcast “It’s Electric”. He discussed his debut solo album, The Atlas Underground. An all-star affair, Morello, best known for Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave and Prophets Of Rage worked with GZA, Gary Clark Jr., K. Flay, Pretty Lights, Portugal. The Man, Whethan, Marcus Mumford, Rise Against’s Tim McIlrath, Carl Restivo, Nico Stadi, Leikeli47 and Herobust on the album. Watch the interview below.

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GUEST POST: Doc Coyle’s Top 10 Albums Of 2016


Ghost Cult once again brings you another of our guest “End Of Year” list, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the world. Today we have our pal Doc Coyle’s Top Ten Albums Of 2016 list. The metal personality, blogger and ex-God Forbid guitarist has had a banner year; touring with drummer and YouTube sensation Meytal Cohen, dropping an EP with his new rock band Vagus Nerve, and starting a killer podcast The Ex Man. Hailz! Continue reading


Sepultura With Steve Vai, Hollywood Undead, etc Added To Rock In Rio USA


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More updates have been made to the inaugural 2015 Rock In Rio USA Festival, happening May 8-9, 2015 and May 15-16, 2015 at the City of Rock venue in Las Vegas, NV. May 9th is the ‘rock day’ of the festival with the updated lineup:

Mana

Mana

 

The Pretty Reckless

The Pretty Reckless

May 8th

Main Stage:
No Doubt
Mana
The Pretty Reckless

Sunset Stage:

Foster The People
Gary Clark Jr
Bleachers
Saints of Valory

May 9

Main Stage:
Metallica
Linkin Park
Rise Against
Hollywood Undead

Sepultura

Sepultura

Steve Vai

Steve Vai

Hollywood Undead

Hollywood Undead

Sunset Stage:
Deftones
Sepultura (feat. Steve Vai)
Coheed And Cambria
Of Mice & Men

Of Mice And Men

Of Mice And Men


Billy Joel, Robert Plant and Slayer Among The Names For Bonnaroo


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Bonnaroo Festival has announced their line-up for 2015 with their annual Bonnaroo Line-up Announcement Megathon or B.L.A.M. Billy Joel who has never played the festival, was a surprising but inspired choice as a headliner. Joining the veteran rocker on the line-up is Robert Plant and the Sensational Space, who once again plays the fest. From the metal world Slayer was announced earlier as well as artists from the across rock, pop and indie music landscape. Past metal bands to play the fest include Metallica, Opeth and Mastodon. The B.L.A.M. event ramps up fan excitement while enticing fans to share and promote their favorite artists on the fest via Social Media.

 

Other confirmed acts include Mumford and Sons, Shifters, Florence and the Machine, Tears For Fears, Belle and Sebastian, Spoon, Run the Jewels, Gary Clark Jr., Earth Wind & Fire, Bassnectar, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Against Me!, Flying Lotus, Caribou, The War on Drugs, Dawes, Mac DeMarco, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib, Shabazz Palaces, SBTRKT, Jamie xx, Courtney Barnett, Benjamin Booker, Rustie, Hozier, STS9, Bleachers, Flume, Sturgill Simpson, Sylvan Esso, Rudimental, Strand of Oaks, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Woods, Tycho, The Bluegrass Situation Superjam hosted by Ed Helms, Ryn Weaver, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Gramatik, Brandi Carlile, Rhiannon Giddens, Guster, Houndmouth, Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood, Punch Brothers, Trampled By Turtles, Jerry Douglas presents Earls of Leicester, Shakey Graves, The Very Best, Twenty One Pilots, G-Eazy, Odesza, Moon Taxi, SOJA, Glass Animals, Jungle, The Growlers, Bahamas, Temples, Pokey LaFarge, and Tove Lo.

 

Bonnaroo is set for June 11-14in Manchester, Tenn. Tickets go on sale at noon on Jan. 17.

 

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