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 →

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Ghost – Live photos 2013 (3 shows)

Photos by Greg Maki May 13, 2013 - 9:30 Club - Washington, D.C. May 19, 2013 - Crew Stadium - Columbus, Ohio - Rock on the Range July 29, 2013 - Rams Head Live - Baltimore, Maryland

Ghost announces fall 2019 North American tour dates

Ghost has announced a six-week North American headline tour that will see the Swedish rock band's elaborate rock theater presentation metamorphose into a full-on arena production. Billed as the "Ultimate Tour Named Death" and produced by Live Nation, the tour is due to kick off Friday, Sept. 13, in at the Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield,... 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 →

PICKS OF THE WEEK: Ghost – ‘Dance Macabre’

My pick of the week for the 3rd week of May 2018 is an easy one—Ghost's catchy brand new track, "Dance Macabre." And if you don't know Ghost, then you've either never visited our site, or have been living under a rock for the past several years or more.  Watch the video for the song... Continue Reading →

Ghost to release ‘Prequelle’ on June 1

Ghost will release its fourth full-length studio album, "Prequelle," on June 1 via Loma Vista Recordings. The band is led on the effort by its "new" frontman, Cardinal Copia, replacing Papa Emeritus III, its leader throughout the "Meliora"/"Popestar" album cycle. Watch the video for the record's first single, "Rats," and see the "Prequelle" cover art... 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 →

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 →

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