Ghost (Swadish baund)

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Ghost performin @ Hellfest 2013.
Background information
An aa kent as A Group of Nameless Ghouls, Ghost B.C.
Origin Linköping, Sweden[1]
Genres Hivy metal, doom metal,[2] stoner rock[3]
Years active 2008–present
Labels Iron Pegasus, Rise Above, Metal Blade,
Trooper Ent., Seven Four Ent., Loma Vista Recordings
Members Papa Emeritus II
Nameless Ghouls

Ghost (kent as Ghost B.C. in the Unitit States an aw) is a Swadish hivy metal baund, formit in Linköping in 2008.[4] In 2010 they released a 3-track demo, follaeed by a 7" vinyl titled "Elizabeth", an eventually their debut full-length album Opus Eponymous. The Grammis-nominatit album wis widely-praised an increased their popularity significantly. Their seicont album, an major label debut, Infestissumam wis released in 2013 an debuted at nummer ane in their hame kintra.

Ghost are easily recognizable due tae their eccentric on-stage presence (five o the group's sax members wear heidit robes, while the vocalist appears in a skull mask an a cardinal ootfit) an heichlie secretive natur o their identities, wi the members bein referred tae as "Nameless Ghouls".[5] Muisically, the baund is aften compared tae groups such as Black Sabbath, Blue Öyster Cult, Mercyful Fate an Kyuss.[3][5][6]

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Album Year Peak positions Certification
Opus Eponymous
  • Date released: 18 October 2010
2010 36
  • Date released: 10 Aprile 2013
2013 62 5 8 1 35 28
Single Year Peak positions Certification
  • Date released: 20 Juin 2010
"Secular Haze"
  • Date released: 15 Dizember 2012
2012 22
"Year Zero"
  • Date released: 19 Aprile 2013
  • Demo 2010 (2010, demo)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "NamelessGhoul comments on We are Ghost: Papa Emeritus II and the Nameless Ghouls. AMA.". April 15, 2013. 
  2. "Dave Grohl drums on ABBA cover with doom metal band Ghost". NME. January 21, 2013. Retrieved February 6, 2013. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Graham, Adam (May 15, 2013). "Phantom metal: Swedish rockers Ghost work hard to stay anonymous". The Detroit News. Archived from the original on June 15, 2013. Retrieved May 29, 2013. 
  4. "GHOST - Infestissumam Album Details Revealed". 2012-12-20. Retrieved 2013-01-10. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Swedish Metal Sensation Ghost on Anonymity, the Coming Apocalypse, and Sounding Like a Million Bucks in 1978". SF Weekly. Retrieved 2012-02-21. 
  6. "Ghost: Opus Eponymous". Retrieved 2012-02-21. 
  7. "Chartifacts". MCM Media. Retrieved 2013-04-24. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Ghost Discography". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-04-22. 
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Ghost Discography". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-04-22. 
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Ghost Discography". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-04-22. 
  11. "Michael Buble set for third chart topping album in a row". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 2013-04-24. 
  12. "GHOST's 'Infestissumam' Cracks U.S. Top 30". Blabbermouth. Retrieved 2013-04-24. 

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