Ghost is Back On the Road This Fall

Ghost_Prequelle_Standard_1_hiThe Grammy-winning Swedish rock/pop band is led by creative powerhouse Tobias Forge, who has been referred to as “the Andrew Lloyd Webber of rock.” He is Ghost’s creative force, singer, songwriter, musician, and architect of the elaborate storylines that are woven throughout the band’s four full-length studio albums, EPs, music videos, webisodes, and live shows.
Ghost is well-known for its theatrical stage shows – they also just announced a 2019 tour with Metallica in Europe. A Ghost show is presented in two acts with an intermission, similar to a play. For the upcoming “A Pale Tour Named Death Tour,” frontman Cardinal Copia (Forge’s character) and the now expanded band featuring seven Ghouls and Ghoulettes will present a two-hour program on a striking stage set performing some of the band’s most popular songs from Ghost’s catalogue including selects from the band’s new album Prequelle like “Dance Macabre,” the band’s brand new single, and “Rats,” the song that held the #1 position on the Active and Mainstream Rock Radio charts for nine weeks, becoming the longest-running track to top those charts this year. Prequelle, is loosely based on The Black Plague of 14th century Europe, a metaphor Forge hopes will apply to the societal ills of today.
Forge grew up listening to a wide array of 70s and 80s rock – Alice Cooper, Journey, Kansas, Boston, Black Sabbath, Jefferson Starship, Iron Maiden, and Foreigner – and is a hardcore music junkie; at home in Sweden, he has a most impressive collection of vinyl, cassettes, CDs, and VHS tapes, and when on tour, he regularly arranges for visits to local record haunts and ships back even more treasures.
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October
25   The Theatre at Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie, TX
26   Cox Business Center Ballroom, Tulsa, OK
29   Palace Theatre, Louisville, KY
30   Murat Theatre, Indianapolis, IN
31   Riverside Theatre, Milwaukee, WI
November
 1    Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL
 2    Peoria Civic Center – Theatre, Peoria, IL
 3    The Sylvee, Madison, WI
 4    Stephens Auditorium, Ames, IA
 6    Orpheum Theatre, Omaha, NE
 8    Kiva Auditorium, Albuquerque, NM
 9    Abraham Chavez Theatre, El Paso, TX
10   Comerica Theatre, Phoenix, AZ
12   Spreckels Theatre, San Diego, CA
13   Community Center Theatre, Sacramento, CA
15   City National Civic Center, San Jose, CA
16   The Forum, Los Angeles, CA
17   The Joint @ the Hard Rock Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
19   Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center, Midland, TX
20   Bass Concert Hall, Austin, TX
21   Orpheum Theatre, New Orleans, LA
23   Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts – Walt Disney Theatre, Orlando, FL
24   The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason Theatre, Miami Beach, FL
25   Ruth Eckert Hall, Clearwater, FL
27   North Charleston Performing Arts Center, North Charleston, SC
29   Saenger Theatre, Mobile, AL
30   Roxy Theatre, Atlanta, GA
December
 1    Florida Theatre, Jacksonville, FL
 2    Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte, NC
 4    Dominion Energy Center, Richmond, VA
 5    F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, Wilkes-Barre, PA
 7    Place Bell, Laval, QC Canada (Montreal)
 8    Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto, ON
10   The Hippodrome, Baltimore, MD
11   Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PA (Philly)
13   Palace Theater, Albany, NY
14   Wang Theatre, Boston, MA
15   Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY

Get your tickets and Merch HERE

If you haven’t seen their videos yet, I highly suggest checking out “Rats,” released earlier this year
Here’s also their latest series of webisodes for Prequelle:
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