Corey Glover of Sonic Universe Talks About Their Debut Album “It Is What It Is”


In our latest episode Ghost Cult’s Omar Cordy chatted with Corey Glover (Living Colour, Disciples of Verity, solo) to discuss his new rock supergroup Sonic Universe, ft. shredder Mike Orlando (Adrenaline Mob)! Their debut album It Is What It Is – out soon from earMUSIC! Corey discussed the formation of the band, the new album, and much more!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Folterkammer – Weibermacht


BDSM, black metal and opera.

There. If that doesn’t get your attention, nothing will.

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CONCERT REVIEW: Folterkammer – Witching – Sarmat – Viserion Live at The Kingsland


The great thing about metal shows in NYC is you never know what kind of metal it will be, but probably all the kinds: Black Metal, Doom Metal, Jazz Metal and more graced the Kingsland on the night before Easter.Continue reading


EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Masonic Wave (Yakuza, Naked Raygun, and Sybris) Shares a New Single and Music Video for “Nuzzle Up”


L – R Bruce Lamont, Scott Spidale, Fritz Doreza, Clayton DeMuth, Sean Hulet (Photo by GENE AMBO)

Chicago’s underground music supergroup Masonic Wave featuring members of Yakuza, Naked Raygun, and Sybris will drop their self-titled debut LP, out April 12, 2024 via War Crime Records. The band has teamed up with Ghost Cult to debut their new video for their single “Nuzzle Up” which features a guest spot from Allen Epley (Shiner/ The Life and Times). Pre-orders are live at the links below. Comprised of vocalist/saxophonist Bruce Lamont (Yakuza), bassist Fritz Doreza (Naked Raygun), drummer Clayton DeMuth (Sybris), and guitarists Scott Spidale (God Damn Your Eyes) and Sean Hulet (Land of the El Caminos), Masonic Wave was produced and tracked by legend Sandford Parker! Watch “Nuzzle Up” now! Continue reading


Better Lovers Share a New Single and Music Video for “The Flowering”


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Better Lovers, former featuring members of The Dillinger Escape Plan and Every Time I Die, have been wrapping up work on their eagerly-awaited debut album, return to the road this Spring as a very busy remainder of 2024 kicks off, with numerous North American, European tour dates and festival performances already confirmed. In anticipation of the band’s back-to-back North American and European Spring treks, Better Lovers have released “The Flowering, a three-minute track where the band, once again, demonstrates their explosive energy and the remarkable chemistry the fledgling band already possesses. The song is complemented by a Anthony Altamura-directed video that revels in its campiness, showcasing the five-piece outfit as they confront the less-than-friendly aspects of the natural world. Watch the video and stream the track on all DSPs below.

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Supergroup Cemetery Skyline (Dark Tranquillity, Insomnium, Amorphis, Dimmu Borgir) Shares a New Single and Video for “Violent Storm”


Photo credit: Sam Jamsen

Supergroup Cemetery Skyline – featuring Melodic Death Metal Royalty Markus Vanhala, Mikael Stanne, Santeri Kallio, Vesa Ranta, Victor Brandt – drops single/video, “Violent Storm!” While you can check out “Violent Storm” on all digital platforms, make sure to watch the video that was filmed by Patric Ullaeus (rEvolver Film Company), as it documents a very special moment in the band’s history:Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Mario Lalli and The Rubber Snake Charmers – Folklore From The Other Desert Cities


Mario Lalli is a legend in the Desert Rock scene whose career started in the mid-eighties with a short-lived outfit, Across the River. From there, he’d form Yawning Man and then Fatso Jetson, (the latter with brother Larry and who’d put out their first couple of releases on the legendary SST Records label). Other bands such as

would come and go over the years, not to mention a never-ending raft of guest appearances. Continue reading


Sonic Universe (Living Colour, Adrenaline Mob) Shares Their a Teaser for Their Debut Single and Video Coming Soon


Sonic Universe is a brand new Rock supergroup featuring vocalist Corey Glover of Living Colour and Disciples of Verity, and guitarist Mike Orlando of Adrenaline Mob. The band has shared a teaser for their first single “It Is What It Is!” The band’s debut album, coming soon from earMusic, also features drumming sensation Taykwuan Jackson of Sworn Enemy and bassist Booker King. Watch the teaser below and follow the band on their socials to keep tabs on when they will drop the full single. Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Big Scenic Nowhere – The Waydown


Ranging from members of Fu Manchu to Mos Generator to Yawning Man in their lineup, prolific Stoner Rock overlords Big Scenic Nowhere have left an everlasting legacy through their works for the past years. Now they are back with their third studio release, namely The Waydown– released via Heavy Psych Sounds. Consisting of seven tracks, the album presents the purest form of desert-styled riffs while also fusing them with jazz fusion-inspired elements. It’s fairly off-kilter to combine Desert/Stoner Rock with Jazz Fusion elements, so this has been a unique, newfound take, but of course in the finest way possible.Continue reading


INTERVIEW: Fake Names (Bad Religion, Refused, Minor Threat, Girls Against Boys, Fugazi) Interview at Riot Fest


Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with Brendan Canty and Brian Baker of Punk Rock supergroup Fake Names at Riot Fest 2023! The band features Brian Baker (Minor Threat, Bad Religion, Dag Nasty), Michael Hampton (S.O.A., Embrace), Dennis Lyxzén (Refused, INVSN, The [International] Noise Conspiracy), Johnny Temple (Girls Against Boys, Soulside) and Brendan Canty (Fugazi, Rites of Spring), and released their newest album “Expendables” on Epitaph Records last spring. Brendan and Brian caught up with us, discussed the formation of the band at a past Riot Fest, and the legacy of punk, bands they enjoy such as Turnstile and Quicksand, and what is so great about Riot Fest as a whole, and more! Continue reading