Ghost Show Review – Orlando
People were baptized in the church of Ghost on November 2nd in Orlando. The Swedish metal outfit gave communion to 500 + fans at the Hard Rock Live clamoring to be within the breath of the band, and they delivered one of the best shows I have seen in 2016. Ghost has spent most of the year traveling the festival circuit on their critically acclaimed Popestar EP behind the lead single “Square Hammer” a pop ditty, banger that hails satan in the process. Papa Emeritus III and the Nameless Ghouls play up the shock rock, but behind the robes and masks is a metal band with great songs, and an even greater live show.
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Ghost’s Popestar Album Review
I have been a fan of Ghost since I first heard a song called “Ritual” off their debut album Opus Eponymus about four years ago. So naturally, when the chance came to review their new e.p. Popestar came up, I was super excited. New Ghost, I thought, this is gonna be great!
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Over here at RARAs Farm, a few of our own Rock And Roll Animals are huge fans of Ghost. With this announcement, they are no doubt excited to hear of the band’s forthcoming headlining tour.
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Myself and another RARAs Farm contributor were going to cover Welcome To Rockville 2016 (day two), but he had a last minute emergency, so I unexpectedly found myself with an extra media pass to Sunday’s event at the world’s loudest rock festival.
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Sweden seems like a slick place to live. The people are relatively happy, the government offers programs to assist the masses in the form of relatively cheap, or free education and healthcare. I can’t say that I have ever seen an ugly Swede, although my contact with the population is limited. And… they have the best music. I tend to gravitate more towards the blistering effects of Swedish death metal stalwarts Meshuggah, and the artistic orchestration of Ghost rather than pop heavy, more soothing comfort of ABBA and The Cardigans, although both tremendous in their own right.
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A disclaimer? Yes. I thought a disclaimer would be appropriate because this article is about the band Ghost, and their material, themes, and message are completely satanic. I know this may offend some people, so if you are one of them, here’s where you click the back button.
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