PODCAST: Ghost Cult’s Weekly Rock and Metal News Livestream 11-24-23


Catch up on what you missed this week in the world of Rock and Metal news with our show! 

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PREVIEW: Ghost Cult Magazine’s Record Store Day Black Friday 2023 Primer

Buckle up record collectors, music lovers, and hipsters! Record Store Black Friday is upon us! While the list is long, these albums will almost only be available at your local record store, and the process of getting these records varies from store to store, this is a great way to get some rare vinyl to add to your collections. Check out our top picks for this years’ event, and see the entire list below

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Alice In Chains, Corey Taylor, Chris Cornell, Post Malone, Anthrax, Puscifer, Baroness, and Ice-T All Have Releases for Record Store Black Friday 2020

Today is the final Record Store Day event of 2020, Record Store Black Friday 2020. While this has been a devastating year for the entire world financially, the music industry has suffered the most. None more so than DIY bands and Record shops, the lifeblood of purchasing music and supporting the ecosystem. As many in the media have pointed out, of the countless great Record Store Day special releases out this year, today’s seem to be among the very best including Alice In Chains, Corey Taylor, Chris Cornell, David Gilmour, Anthrax, Puscifer, Post Malone, Masters of Reality, Baroness, Ice-T, Best Coast, Motorhead, Sonny Rollins and many more. If you have the cash and can support record stores and your favorite bands, today is one of the last days in 2020 to do it. Continue reading

Baroness to Release “Live at Maida Vale BBC – Vol. II” for Record Store Day Black Friday

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Baroness has announced the release Live at Maida Vale BBC – Vol. II, a limited edition vinyl release featuring four tracks from the band’s Fall 2019 session at the famed London studio, as part of this year’s Record Store Day Black Friday event (Nov. 27, Abraxan Hymns). The release features black splatter vinyl with an etched b-side, custom artwork created by Baroness’ John Baizley, and will retail for $23.98. 

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Pre-Order Metallica’s Helping Hands Unplugged Charity Concert Vinyl

After putting out a limited edition version of the album for Record Store Day Black Friday, Metallica is now releasing high-res and standard 2 LP vinyl versions of the Helping Hands…Live & Acoustic At The Masonic (2LP), Helping Hands…Live & Acoustic At The Masonic. The recordings come from the All Within My Hands Helping Hands Concert & Auction at The Masonic in San Francisco, CA on November 3, 2018. The album costs $34.99 plus s + h and will be available February 1st, 2019 Metallica is still donating all net proceeds from the purchase of this item to the All Within My Hands Foundation. Purchase info and further album info below. Continue reading

Record Store Day Black Friday Essentials

Record Store Day Black Friday not only supports artists and labels you love but it an opportunity to support small businesses, indie record shops and basically keep your scene alive, And if you can’t get out of the house, for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, don’t have a lot of money to spend, or just plain hate consumerism, consider heading over to our pals at Bandcamp and purchase even one track from one of your favorite bands. Consider joining Metal Bandcamp Gift Club or starting your own with friends. If you are participating in #RSDBlackFriday2018, Ghost Cult has you covered with our exhaustive list below.Continue reading

A Perfect Circle Shares Video For “So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish”

A Perfect Circle is currently on a headline tour of North America, supporting their current album Eat The Elephant (BMG). The album is in many ways the salve to calm the burn that is the state of our current society. Now the band has released a new video clip for ‘So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish’ that also has the feel of the end-times. The band will also celebrate with a limited edition 7 inch of the same track. Record Store Day Black Friday Continue reading

Watch BABYMETAL Perform Their New Single From Download, 12 Inch Vinyl Coming Soon

BABYMETAL surprise released a brand new single, ‘Distortion’ this past May, delighting their fans. Now with a month to go the band have confirmed their release of a Distortion 12 vinyl worldwide on November 23rd, including a special version as part of Record Store Day Black Friday in the US and Canada. This vinyl will coincide with the bands Babymetal Wold Tour 2018 In Japan, including a show opening for Babymetal friends/fans Judas Priest. The single release ushered in a new storyline in the Babymetal mythos, including a new stage show in time for their current tour as well. Along with the studio recording, the new vinyl includes the recording of their live performance at Download Festival 2018 (UK) on June 9th. Watch the band play “Distortion” live at Download Festival 2018 now. Continue reading

Every Important Record Store Day Black Friday Release For Rock And Metal Fans


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Record Store Day continues to help lend support to small businesses and local music stores that keep the experience of artist discovery alive every April and November.Today’s  Record Store Day Black Friday event will see releases from across rock, metal, punk, indie and pop music this year. More details and a full shopping list for the discerning fan can be found below:Continue reading