Ghost Cult’s Ojaay caught up with Thrahs legend Bobby Blitz of Overkill to discuss their new album Scorched- coming soon from Nuclear Blast Records. Dwelling on almost 40 years of Overkill history, Blitz discussed the changes in the band over the years, how he and DD Verni write songs, how he has evolved as a singer, and a track-by-track breakdown of the new album.
Ghost Cult’s Keefy caught up with Ricky Warwick of Black Star Riders to discuss their new album, “Wrong Side of Paradise” – out now via Earache Records. Ricky chatted about the new album, signing to Earache, a track-by-track rundown of all the songs on the new album, his past with Thin Lizzy, and maybe a future for his first band The Almighty!
We chatted with Mark Vollelunga of Nothing More, who just released their new album “Spirits” via their label Better Noise Music. Mark discussed the current state of the music industry, their new album “Spirits” – the nature of being more experimental for the first time in the bands’ career, the time and care spent on album production, how the band approaches songcraft, how to write an “arena rock song,” and much more! Continue reading
Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with Charlotte Wessels to discuss her new album “Tales From Six Feet Under Vol II” – out now via Napalm Records! We discussed her career post-Delain, her recent two albums, building her own studio, her forrays away from metal into rock, pop, and other sub-genres of music, the return of live shows, her tight-knit Patreon community, and the relationship and mutual respect she shares with her fans. Continue reading
Ghost Cult caught up with our old pal Matt Harvey of Exhumed to discuss the new album from the band, “To The Dead” – out now from Relapse Records. In addition to catching up on his life and the band and Bay Area Death Metal, Matt treated us to a track-by-track breakdown of the new album. In addition, he discussed the many contributions from members of the band, current, and past who made an impact on the new album!
We caught up with Willie Adler of Lamb of God to discuss their new album “Omens” – (Epic Records). We chatted about the last few years of the band, incorporating new sounds into their style, and the impact drummer Art Cruz made on this album. Then we did a track-by-track breakdown of the album, in which Willie opened up about the band’s songwriting process, and much more!
Ghost Cult caught up with rock royalty Chip Z’Nuff of Enuf Z’Nuff to discuss their2018 album Diamond Boy (Frontiers SRL). Chip who become the frontman of the band discussed the writing approach to the new album, performing lead vocals live, all the partying he did in the 1980s and 1990s, working with other artists like Kanye West, and much more. You can purchase or stream the Diamond Boy album here: http://radi.al/DiamondBoy, and check out our pod.Continue reading
Episode 49 of the Dumb and Dumbest Podcast is streaming right now, hosted by music executive Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). Today’s episode is all about the value of writing short songs, and how they help a band get further than writing long epics. Ghost Cult is proud to partner with Dumb and Dumbest Podcast to host and promote these insightful daily shows! Continue reading
Cattle Decapitation will be wrapping up their U.S. headlining tour with Revocation, Full of Hell and Artificial Brain this weekend, and as you’ve seen from the footage we’ve shared, this has been one of the sickest tours of 2017. Before their recent set in New York City, I got to talk with Cattle Decapitation‘s Josh Elmore about the current trek, as well as get an update on their plans for 2018. Continue reading
King Parrot released Ugly Produce to the world last month, and as Hanz Lopez wrote in his 9/10 review, “it’s brutality, technique, and catchiness all in a 27-minute package.” Ever since its release, the band has been bringing that new material along with them on the road in support of Housecore label mates Superjoint (dates). Before their set here in New York City, I got to catch up with vocalist Matt Young to talk about their current tour, Ugly Produce, video ideas, and much more. Continue reading