Ghost to release new album August 21 (stream samples here)

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Ghost is set to release “Meliora” on August 21, via Loma Vista Recordings. The body of work is the follow up to 2013’s “INFESTISSUMAM” and is available for pre-order here. Fans who pre-order the album will receive a complimentary download of album track “Cirice” that can be streamed here.

Ghost to release new album August 21
Photo courtesy of: Loma Vista Recordings

 

The band will also tour across the continent this fall for their “Black To The Future” headlining tour. The tour will kick off at The Fillmore in Washington, DC on September 22nd.

Ghost released their second album “INFESTISSUMAM” on April 16th, 2013 via Loma Vista Recordings. The 10-song offering was produced by Grammy® Award winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, Alice in Chains) in Nashville, TN and debuted at #1 on the iTunes Rock Album Chart.

Rolling Stone described their sound as:

Somewhere between Mastodon and Metallica, with a heavy dose of Swedish synth mixed in.

In November of 2013, the band released “If You Have Ghost”, a five track EP recorded and produced by Dave Grohl, including cover versions of songs by Roky Erickson, ABBA, Army of Lovers, and Depeche Mode. Ghost have toured the U.S. Extensively and appeared at various music festivals across the country, including Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Rock on the Range.

Tracklisting:

Spirit
From The Pinnacle To The Pit
Cirice
Spöksonat
He Is
Mummy Dust
Majesty
Devil Church
Absolution
Deus in Absentia

Live Dates

September 22 – The Fillmore – Washington, DC
September 23 – Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH
September 25 – Stage AE – Pittsburgh, PA
September 26 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA
September 27 – Terminal 5 – New York, NY
September 28 – House of Blues – Boston, MA
September 30 – Metropolis – Montreal, QC
October 1 – Sound Academy – Toronto, ON
October 2 – The Majestic Theater – Detroit, MI
October 3 – The Riviera – Chicago, IL
October 5 – Liberty Hall – Lawrence, KS
October 6 – The Pageant – St. Louis, MO
October 8 – The Civic Auditorium – New Orleans, LA
October 9 – The Tabernacle – Atlanta, GA
October 10 – Beacham Theatre – Orlando, FL
October 11 – The Ritz – Tampa, FL
October 13 – House of Blues – Dallas, TX
October 14 – Aztec Theater – San Antonio, TX
October 16 – Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM
October 17 – Sumitt Music Hall – Denver, CO
October 19 – Knitting Factory – Boise, ID
October 20 – El Corazon – Seattle, WA
October 21 – Roseland Theatre – Portland, OR
October 23 – Warfield – San Francisco, CA
October 26 – The Mayan Theater – Los Angeles, CA
October 27 – Knitting Factory – Reno, NV
October 28 – The Depot – Salt Lake City, UT
October 30 – Northside Park Theater – San Diego, CA
October 31 – House of Blues – Las Vegas, NV
November 1 – Monster Mash Festival – Phoenix, AZ

An avid drummer whose discography includes albums on Digital Nations (a Steve Vai imprint), music critic Louis Raphael has always kept a pulse on the San Francisco music scene. After many years as the San Francisco Music Examiner for Examiner.com and AXS.com, he decided to start Music in SF® as a way to showcase what the San Francisco music scene really has to offer.