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GHOST TO RELEASE THIRD SACRED PSALM MELIORA AUGUST 21ST ON LOMA VISTA RECORDINGS

Thomas Bellflower June 9, 2015

 

 GHOST TO RELEASE THIRD SACRED PSALM MELIORA AUGUST 21ST ON LOMA VISTA RECORDINGS 

WATCH THE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “CIRICE” 

‘BLACK TO THE FUTURE’ U.S. HEADLINING TOUR ANNOUNCED

 

LINKÖPING, SWEDEN – JUNE 9, 2015Ghost have declared the release date of their third sacred psalm, Meliora, would be August 21st on Loma Vista Recordings. The body of work is the follow up to 2013’s heralded INFESTISSUMAM and is available for pre-order beginning today HERE. Fans who pre-order the album will receive a complimentary download of album track “Cirice” (stream HERE).  Late last month the congregation revealed a video of the summoning of Papa III which was immediately picked up by VH1 on its VH1 Classic Channel.  It can be viewed HERE.

Ghost have also revealed a brand-new music video for “Cirice”, directed by Roboshobo,  which can be viewed  HERE

Papa Emeritus III and his nameless ghouls today issued a message announcing their return to North American to deliver their satanic melodies to audiences across the continent this fall for their ‘Black To The Future’ headlining tour. The procession will begin at The Fillmore in Washington, DC on September 22nd. Tickets for all dates will be available for purchase beginning this Friday, June 12th at 10:00 AM local time. See below for a complete itinerary.

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. SPIN called the album, “one of the most anticipated heavy metal albums of 2013” and Pitchfork praised its “addictive as sin” hooks. 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.

 

Meliora Tracklisting

1.     Spirit

2.     From The Pinnacle To The Pit

3.     Cirice

4.     Spöksonat

5.     He Is

6.     Mummy Dust

7.     Majesty

8.     Devil Church

9.     Absolution

10.  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

 

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