INTERVIEW: Will Turpin of Collective Soul Discusses Touring, Cover Songs, and Big Plans for 2024


Ghost Cult Keefy caught up Will Turpin of Collective Soul! The band is on tour supporting their recent 2022 album “Vibrating!” Will chatted about the current tour, their history of choosing cover songs, the early roots of the band, Will’s family-owned recording studio, and major releases and other plans for 2024, he is very excited to share!

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INTERVIEW: Luke Fabian of Pupil Slicer Talks “Blossom” and The Pressure That Comes with Success

(Note to fans: we had some issues with the video quality on this one, so it is our interview with some visuals only. Sorry.)

Luke Fabian and of rising Death Metal band Pupil Slicer just released their new album Blossom via Prosthetic Records! The band has been making a name for themselves for years in the underground, with Blossom being one of 2023’s most-anticipated albums. Luke chatted about the last few years for the band, if they felt pressure to make this new album following their debut Mirrors, the shocking effect of hearing their name out loud, and the high cost of touring. Continue reading

PODCAST: Episode 265 – Jyrki 69 of The 69 Eyes on “The Death of Darkness” – Goth Rock, and More!


Ghost Cult’s chief Keefy chatted with Jyrki 69 of The 69 Eyes recently to discuss their new album “The Death of Darkness” out now on Atomic Fire Records. Jyrki is as amazing at interviews as he is ruling the stage. We discussed their entire career, the new album, signing with Atomic Fire Records, touring, discussing the Sick New Work Festival, doing guest appearances on records with friends – such as his recent collab with Blak29 (Steve Zing of Danzig), the age-old question of cassettes versus vinyl, and much more!

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INTERVIEW: Dave Brenner of Theory of a Deadman on “Dinosaur” – Cover Songs, and More


Keefy caught up with Dave Brenner of Theory Of A Deadman! Their new album Dinosaur is out now via Roadrunner Records. We discussed the new album, how the band writes together, choosing a challenging cover song, and much more!

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INTERVIEW: Jared James Nichols on Festivals, Touring, and New Music Coming Soon!


Keefy caught up with Jared James Nichols at Aftershock Festival this year. Jared discussed his new singles from his upcoming new self-titled album, released on January 13th via Black Hill Records. Jared discussed performing at festivals, what a typical day on tour is like, touring with Black Label Society, what to expect from his new album, and more!

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INTERVIEW: Janosch Rathmer of Long Distance Calling on “Eraser” and Concept Albums


Ghost Cult recently caught up with Janosch Rathmer of instrumental post-rock band Long Distance Calling, to discuss their new album Eraser – out now via earMUSIC. Read our review here. Janosch discussed LDC being prolific writers, spending extra time on the new album, concept records and music videos, sexy saxophone parts, playing festivals versus intimate venues, touring in the pandemic era, switching record labels, climate change, and more!

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GHOST CULT PODCAST: Episode #162: Kevin Starrs of Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats – The Ghost Cult Interview

We caught up with Kevin Starrs – the founder and frontman of Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats. The band followed a headline tour of the USA with a run across Europe opening for Ghost! The band is still touring behind their acclaimed album “Wasteland” which came out in 2018 via Rise Above Records. Kevin discussed touring, the high expectations of fans, and when we can expect the next Uncle Acid album to come out!

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INTERVIEW: Richie Faulkner of Judas Priest – The Ghost Cult Interview

Ghost Cult had the pleasure of chatting with Richie Faulkner of Judas Priest! The band has been back on tour supporting their “50 Years of Heavy Metal tour.” The tour performances have been stellar, but not without issues, as Rob Halford missed a show due to a cold. Richie chatted about all the health struggles the band has faced, the bands’ performances on this current leg of the tour, Richie’s personal practice routine while on the road, wellness tips, his personal opinion of the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame and if the band belongs in it, and an update on the progress of the follow up to Firepower and more!

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #565: Ben Umanov of Metal Sucks Returns

Matt and Curtis welcome back Ben Umanov of Metal Sucks/Blast Beat Network. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #565 is an interview with Ben Umanov of Metal Sucks on Whether Where you Are From Matters. The podcast is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR).Continue reading