Ozzy Osbourne, Jane’s Addiction, Lenny Kravitz are Nominated For The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Class 2024


The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame has seemingly favored fewer and fewer Rock bands and very few Metal bands. They have announced their nominees for the class of 2024 and it does include Ozzy Osbourne as a solo artist, (he was inducted in 2006 with Black Sabbath) Jane’s Addiction, Lenny Kravitz, Foreigner, Peter Frampton, Oasis, on the Metal and Rock side along with Mariah Carey, Cher, Dave Matthews Band, Eric B. & Rakim, Kool & the Gang, A Tribe Called Quest, Sade, and Mary J. Blige are all potential inductees. The fan voting which only counts for 1% towards induction, is open now. Continue reading


PODCAST: Glacially Musical 164: Dolly Parton – “Rockstar” Track-By-Track Review and Analysis


In a new chaser episode, Nik and his co-host Keefy of GhostCultMag review the first ever Rock album from Country royalty and national treasure, Dolly Parton! Following up her 2022 induction into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, she made a double album (actually a triple) full of duets and guest stars such as Rob Halford of Judas Priest, Joan Jett , Stevie Nicks, Chris Stapleton, Miley Cyrus, Steve Perry of Journey, John Fogerty (CCR), Sting, Peter Frampton, Elton John, Duran Duran, and Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr of The Beatles! Continue reading


Almost Famous Movie Cast Reunites for 20th Anniversary Podcast


For a generation of music fans, Almost Famous is the music movie! Chronicling the start of the music journalism career of teenage music journalist William (a stand-in for director Cameron Crowe in a glamourized version of his early life story) and fictitious 1970s rock band Stillwater, Almost Famous had great storytelling, a fantastic cast and an amazing soundtrack, with originals written by Peter Frampton and Nancy Wilson of Heart. The film turns 20 this year and will be celebrated by the entire cast on a podcast series. James Andrew Miller has managed to gather up the entire cast and crew to reunite on his podcast. Almost Famous writer Cameron Crowe will be joining stars alongside Kate Hudson, Patrick Fugit, Billy Crudup, Jimmy Fallon, Zooey Deschanel, Frances McDormand, and Nancy Wilson among others will join.

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Surviving Members of Rush Comment on Neil Peart’s Death, Other Rockers React


As new spreads around the globe of the passing of drumming and Progressive Music Giant Neil Peart, reactions have been swift and the outpouring deep. Beginning with a statement from Rush band members Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson, many icons of the music world themselves, including many great Canadians, commented on the profound impact Peart had on us all. Fans have joined in the world over with their tributes as well. We’ll have more information about this tragic and terrible loss for the music world as it develops. Continue reading


Ancient Ascendant – Raise The Torch


As far back as 2008, with the independently released EP The Heathen Throne, Ancient Ascendant have been very clear in their intentions. And with a couple more EPs and two very well received albums under their belts, the English Black/Death Metal quartet have raised the bar again with latest full length, Raise The Torch (Candlelight).Continue reading