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TOBIAS FORGE Still Considers GHOST To Be A 'Metal Band'

GHOST's Tobias Forge was interviewed backstage at this year's edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting, which was held earlier this month in Dessel, Belgium. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On what inspired him to form GHOST: Tobias: "It's a myriad of different things, but over ...

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DEFTONES Frontman Records 'Brief Exchange' Solo Song For 'Dark Nights: Metal' Soundtrack

DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno has released a new solo song, "Brief Exchange". Inspired by DC Comics' graphic novel "Dark Days: Metal", the track is collaboration with producer Mike Elizondo, MARILYN MANSON collaborator Tyler Bates and ex-THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN drummer Gil Sharone. "Brief Exchange" marks the second in a series of tracks inspired by "Dark ...

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GHOST's TOBIAS FORGE On Upcoming Arena Shows: 'Everything Needs To Be Done Ten Times Bigger'

105.7 The Point's Donny Fandango recently conducted an interview with GHOST leader Tobias Forge. You can listen to the chat below. Speaking about how GHOST's current theater tour will compare to the band's upcoming performances at arenas, Forge said: "It's two different things. When you go into a theater, you're basically presenting everything through a ...

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Muerte - WILL HAVEN

WILL HAVEN exists somewhere in the gray area between metalcore, noisecore, noise rock and sludge, synthesizing the best qualities into something the band can call its own. Social media and message board pundits can wrangle over the particulars, but what's important to note is that the freedom with which it roams continues to yield interesting ...

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TOBIAS FORGE Laments Lack Of Success For Pre-GHOST Outfit REPUGNANT: 'If I Look Back On How I Did Things, It Was Unprofessional'

Tobias Forge says he wanted his pre-GHOST death metal outfit REPUGNANT "to become a big band" similar to AMON AMARTH but laments their stalled progress because they were "unfashionable" and "unprofessional." Forge formed REPUGNANT in 1998 and performed under the name "Mary Goore", eventually releasing a few demos and an EP before recording their lone ...

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GHOST's TOBIAS FORGE On Lawsuit: 'It's Always Alarming When You Have People Working Diligently To Destroy Your Life'

GHOST leader and frontman Tobias Forge says that he hasn't "felt very anonymous for many years," this in spite of the great efforts he went through to conceal his true identity through various incarnations of his stage alter-ego Papa Emeritus. Forge has since "retired" Papa Emeritus and now performs as Cardinal Copia. Since GHOST arrived ...

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Watch JAMES HETFIELD Play GHOST's 'Cirice'

METALLICA's James Hetfield can be seen playing the GHOST song "Cirice" in a new video. The footage, which can be seen below, was filmed at METALLICA's headquarters in San Rafael, California and shows the guitarist/vocalist playing the opening riff from the track, which originally appeared on GHOST's 2015 album "Meliora". "Cirice" earned the Swedish-based band ...

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Watch Quality Footage Of GHOST's Concert In Washington, D.C.

Fan-filmed video footage of GHOST's May 20 concert at Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C. can be seen below. GHOST played the first official show of the "Rats! On The Road" U.S. tour on May 5 at Riverside Municipal Auditorium in Riverside, California. In addition to the previously released new single "Rats", which opened the concert, ...

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GHOST Releases New Song 'Dance Macabre' Via Instagram Stories

Grammy Award-winning rock band GHOST today treated fans to an early listen of track "Dance Macabre" off its forthcoming fourth sacred psalm, "Prequelle". The song is available to stream in its entirety for a limited time exclusively via @thebandghost Instagram Stories. Watch Sister Imperator, Chris Jericho, Kirk Hammett, Charlie Benante, Mike Mckenna, Aleister Black, Jessica ...

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Could GHOST One Day Continue Without TOBIAS FORGE? He Weighs In

Matt Bingham of the Z93 radio station in Saginaw, Michigan recently conducted an interview with GHOST founder and main songwriter Tobias Forge. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he feels GHOST can one day exist without any original members, like KISS leaders Paul ...

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Watch GHOST Perform In Houston

Fan-filmed video footage of GHOST's May 8 concert at Revention Music Center in Houston, Texas can be seen below. GHOST played the first official show of the "Rats! On The Road" U.S. tour on Saturday night (Saturday, May 5) at Riverside Municipal Auditorium in Riverside, California. In addition to the previously released new single "Rats", ...

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FOZZY Announces Summer/Fall 2018 Leg Of 'Judas Rising' Tour

Armed with two top 10 Active Rock hits, FOZZY is continuing the headlining "Judas Rising" tour this summer/fall with ADELITAS WAY, STONE BROKEN and THE STIR. The run kicks off in Atlanta on August 24, hitting major markets like Minneapolis, Cincinnati and St. Louis along the way. Tickets for this leg of the "Judas Rising" ...

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