Hailing from the artistic and musically cultural hub of Berlin, The Ocean are certainly no ‘ordinary’ band. Founded in 2000 by guitarist and principal songwriter Robin Staps, the collective have released a staggering amount of fine music, with around forty different musicians lending their talents to the cause over the years. Always an outlet for extreme experimentalism, The Ocean explores both the light and dark sides of music as eloquently as anyone else in the business, and to catagorise their sound into any one genre is impossible. Continue reading →
Ghost has used distinct, ever-evolving personas to brand build into a monster band that is about to embark on their first headline arena tour! Dumb and Dumbest #238 is streaming live now and it’s all about Talking Ghost and Marketing Strategy with Keefy from Ghost Cult Mag. Hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! Message them at the links below. Continue reading →
Ghost riding high off a huge year, releasing the worldwide smash album Prequelle (Spinefarm), and headline tours of Europe and the USA have even more in store for next year. In addition to a full tour of Europe with Metallica, frontman Cardinal Copia, a.k.a. Tobia Forge hinted at an already recorded new EP ready for release. The band has interspersed all of their major full-length albums with EP’s of originals and carefully chosen covers. There is also a possible DVD/concert film release possible according to the interview with Oklahoma City radio station 100.5 KAAT. Listen to it below. The band continues on their current “A Pale Tour Named Death”of America this week. Continue reading →
At the Metal Hammer Awards this weekend, Ghost’s Tobias Forge (a.k.a. Papa Emeritus III) announced that their new album would be finished next spring. The next album from the band will be one of the most-anticipated releases of 2018. Details below.
In a story Ghost Cult broke and has tracked for several months, the band Ghost has been hit with a major lawsuit in the bands’ original home town Linköping, Sweden over the dismissal of the previous lineup.Continue reading →