France's RockNLive recently conducted an interview with one of the nameless ghouls from Swedish occults rockers GHOST. You can now watch the chat below.
Speaking about the band's new costumes, the nameless ghoul said: "This album ['Meliora'] takes place not at the same time as the last one. So we wanted it to look like [the] art deco [influential visual arts design style from the] '20s in the U.S., being that the ghouls should look like a gang of very rich people having a secret meeting at a hotel. And then we didn't want to have clothes or robes and the religion mask. We wanted to have beautiful costumes, suits and masks that look like statues from the 1920s."
GHOST's third album, "Meliora", will be released on August 21 via Loma Vista Recordings. The follow-up to 2013's "Infestissumam" was helmed by Klas Åhlund, a prolific songwriter, producer and guitarist who is also a member of the Swedish rock band TEDDYBEARS, and was mixed by Andy Wallace (SLAYER, NIRVANA, SEPULTURA, LINKIN PARK, GUNS N' ROSES).
GHOST's June 3 show at at Doom in Linköping, Sweden served as the group's live debut with "new" singer Papa Emeritus III, the three-month-younger brother of GHOST's previous frontman, Papa Emeritus II.
GHOST will embark on the "Black To The Future" North American headlining tour in the fall. The procession will begin at The Fillmore in Washington, D.C. on September 22.