LIVE RECAP: Ghost – 10/24/19 – Giant Center – Hershey, Pennsylvania

Live photo galleries: GHOST, NOTHING MORE-----Review by Greg Maki-----With reasonable certainty, I can say I was a witness to the first time anyone, anywhere, asked the following question: “Hershey, do you like to have your assess wobbled?!” Same goes for this one: “Hershey, do you like to have your taints tickled?!” CARDINAL COPIA (TOBIAS FORGE)... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Ghost – ‘Prequelle’

Review by Greg Maki ------ Ghost’s third album, “Meliora” (2015), is a masterpiece, one of my favorites of the current decade. Its fourth, “Prequelle,” is the record that will take the occult-themed, formerly niche band into the stratosphere of superstardom. Outed last year in a lawsuit brought against him by former bandmates as the man... Continue Reading →

Ghost announces ‘Rats on the Road’ U.S. tour

Ghost has announced a tour that will kick off May 5 in Riverside, California, and visit U.S. cities throughout the spring. Tickets and VIP packages for the "Rats on the Road" tour will go on sale on this Saturday, March 3, at Last December, Ghost release the live double-album "Ceremony and Devotion," which was recorded... Continue Reading →

Ghost – 11/07/16 – The Ritz – Raleigh, North Carolina

Review by Greg Maki-----On the eve of the U.S. presidential election, with both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton ending their campaigns here, Nov. 7 was a momentous day in Raleigh, North Carolina. But for a couple thousand people at the Ritz, a concert venue in an industrial park just outside the city’s downtown, politics took... Continue Reading →

LIVE RECAPS: Shindig Music Festival, Three Days Grace, Ghost and Trivium & Tremonti – 09/19-23/15

Review by Greg Maki-----For some people, a vacation is a time of relaxation, of escaping the real world and the responsibilities that come with it. Some visit with friends and family. Others travel to new and exotic locations around the world. Me? I take a break from my day job to cover four concerts in... Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: Tobias Forge of Ghost

Ghost is much more than a gimmick, even though the band members themselves acknowledge the gimmick has gone a long way toward establishing its broad fan base. The Swedish group’s recently released third album, “Meliora,” borders on masterpiece quality, a musical statement more powerful than the macabre appearance of “new” frontman Papa Emeritus III and... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Ghost – ‘Meliora’

Review by Greg Maki ----- Summer is not quite over yet, so is it too early declare an album of the year? Whether it is or not, I nominate “Meliora,” the third proper album by Ghost. It comes in the middle of a period that has seen new releases from a lot of the heavy... Continue Reading →

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