Friday, April 15, 2016

She Shreds Magazine talks campy horror and depraved pop with Touched By Ghoul, streams full album

"Mullenhour's vocals rise to heated roars worthy of stardom, which lend themselves perfectly to Touched by Ghoul's brand of rock that is loud and heavy..." -- Gaper's Block

"A thrilling, if at times terrifying, listen." -- Chicagoist

Chicago quartet Touched By Ghoul stream their debut album in full today in an interview with She Shreds Magazine. Read the complete interview with singer/guitarist Angela Mullenhour and hear/share the full album HERE. Or, Soundcloud and Bandcamp

Chicagoist recently premiered the song "Nice Corpse" HERE. (Direct Soundcloud). A video teaser featuring music and artwork from the band's full length Murder Circus, is available to watch and share via YouTube

Raised in a basement and surviving only on sheer will and flamin' hot cheetos, Touched by Ghoul clawed their way to the surface to induce the vomit of your soul. Touched By Ghoul exists in their own post-nostalgic now, rock and roll gravediggers tearing right through their dissonant yet beautiful Earth. Helmed by Angela Mullenhour (Sybris, Coins) along with a broody bunch of rock and roll ruffians of the Chicago scuzz scene, Touched By Ghoul constructs a soundtrack that is equally at home at a dive bar or a séance.

On their debut LP coming out on new Chicago imprint Under Road Records, Mullenhour hollers her way through a filthy, living, breathing, kidnapping, dead body finding love story backed by Paige Sandlin's animal drums kicking through the fog and fury of guitar wars. Recorded by Bill Skibbe (The Kills, Blonde Redhead, The Dead Weather) at the legendary Key Club Recording Company, the Ghouls have found that Eternity is today and blood in the sand is just mud. 

Sounds like: If Stephen King wrote an episode of Columbo scored by the bastard children of The Birthday Party, Babes In Toyland and Echo and the Bunnymen.

Murder Circus is available on LP, CD and download as of April 15th, 2016 via Under Road Records

Touched By Ghoul is:
Angela Mullenhour-Vocals/Guitar
Andrea Bauer-Guitar
Alex Shumard-Bass
Paige Sandlin- Drums 

04/18 Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle

Artist: Touched By Ghoul
Album: Murder Circus
Label: Under Road Records
Release Date: April 15, 2016

01) B.A.C.M.
02) Western Child
03) Whores
04) Rapevan
05) Immaculate Consumption (STREAM)
06) Nice Corpse (STREAM)
07) Murder Circus
08) Adios!

On The Web:

No comments: