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Ghost Reveal New Album and Give Glimpse into The Apocalypse With Rats Music Video

Ghost Announce New Album and Reveal Rats Music Video

Ghost have been teasing new things for the last few weeks and, finally, they have unveiled their latest offering. A few days ago the band announced Papa Emeritus III’s successor Cardinal Copia, and now we have even more to look forward too.

The Grammy Award winning Ghost have taken fans on a wild ride for the last few years, keeping fans guessing who was behind the band – until last year when frontman and mastermind Tobias Forge revealed himself. For those who don’t know, the band Ghost have been known to make a spectacle with every new release. Tobias and company never break character and use teaser videos and cryptic messages to get the energy pumping for new announcements.

Now in 2018 Ghost have returned and they’re blessing us with their fourth album Prequelle, which will be released on June 1st, 2018 via their record label Loma Vista Recordings. The album is available for pre-order today HERE and comes in various formats and bundles.

Bundles for Prequelle include colored vinyl with 3-D cover art, 8 track cartridge, cassette tape, and more, available in the link above. Prequelle is said to dive into the plague, the apocalypse, and the dark ages. The entire album is a snapshot of the world we live in brought forth with emotive, enlightenment, and a riveting body of songs.  

Along with the announcement of a new album has come a music video for the single “Rats”. The music video is directed by Roboshobo and features Cardinal Copia dressed in a suit and prancing around what appears to be the apocalypse with corpses in body bags laying in the streets. The song is well produced and even features an insanely cool guitar solo by a nameless ghoul. The sound is catchier and more mainstream than anything Ghost has previously released and I’m looking forward to hearing the full record. Check out the music video for “Rats” below, and the song is available for purchase now with pre-order right HERE.

Before the album is released U.S fans will have the opportunity to catch Ghost live. The band will head out on its Rats On The Road Tour, beginning May 5th in Riverside, CA. The tour will find the band visiting quite a bit of U.S cities throughout the month of May and tickets for the tour can be purchased HERE. See the full list of dates and cities below!


Ghost US Tour Dates:

May 05, 2018 –  Riverside, CA – RMA

May 06, 2018 – Tucson, AZ – Tucson Music Hall

May 08, 2018 – Houston, TX – Revention

May 10, 2018 – Chattanooga, TN – Tivoli

May 11, 2018 – Cincinnati, OH – The Taft Theatre

May 12, 2018 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore

May 13, 2018 – Columbus, OH – Express Live

May 15, 2018 – Port Chester, NY – The Capitol Theatre

May 16, 2018 – Syracuse, NY – Crouse Hinds Theater

May 18, 2018 – Pittsburgh, PA – Benedum Center

May 19, 2018 – Philadelphia, PA – WMMR BBQ

May 20, 2018 – Washington, DC – Warner Theatre

May 22, 2018 – Asheville, NC – Thomas Wolfe Auditorium

May 23, 2018 – Nashville, TN – Tennessee PAC

May 25, 2018 – St. Louis, MO – Peabody Opera House

May 26, 2018 – Pryor, OK – Rocklahoma

May 27, 2018 – Memphis, TN – Cannon Center

May 29, 2018 – Ft. Wayne, IN – The Clyde Theater

May 31, 2018 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theater

June 01, 2018 – St. Paul, MN – The Palace Theater

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