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 →

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 →

Ghost scores second straight #1 active rock single

"Dance Macabre," the current single from Ghost's Grammy-nominated "Prequelle" album, has become the album's second consecutive track to hit number one on Active Rock Radio chart. The record's first single, "Rats," held the number 1 spot at rock radio for eight straight weeks, setting a record for 2018. Having taken a short break from Ghost's... Continue Reading →

From the tabletop to the swamp: Greg’s top 10 of 2018

By Greg Maki ----- Everyone is welcome to have an opinion, but with respect, anyone who still thinks rock is dead wasn’t paying attention throughout the year that’s about to end. In 2018, it was a rare week that didn’t feature at least one or two new releases in hard rock or metal to get... Continue Reading →

Ghost releases ‘Dance Macabre’ music video

Ghost has released a music video for "Dance Macabre," a song from its fourth full-length studio album, "Prequelle," released earlier this year. In the clip, two party crashers talk their way into a surreal bash one will never remember and one will never forget.  The  video was directed by Zev Deans (Ghost's "Square Hammer" video).... Continue Reading →

Ghost’s ‘Dance Macabre’ gets Carpenter Brut remix

With 15 million streams worldwide, "Dance Macabre" already is one of the most popular tracks from "Prequelle," the new album from Grammy Award-winning Swedish rock band Ghost.  But now, "Dance Macabre" is reborn with a remix by the eclectic and mysterious French synthwave band Carpenter-Brut.  You can check out the track and its companion animated visual below. ... Continue Reading →

Ghost’s ‘Rats’ is longest running #1 track at rock radio this year

"Rats," the latest single from the Grammy Award-winning Swedish hard rock band Ghost, has entered its seventh consecutive week as the number one song at Rock Radio, becoming the longest-running track to top that chart this year. Released this past spring, "Rats" has accumulated more than 25 million streams worldwide, and the music video has logged more than 11... 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 →

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