Ghost Ship Octavius To Kick Off First Tour Ever

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Progressive thrashers Ghost Ship Octavius are kicking off their first ever performances with a run of tour dates starting tonight in Seattle, at the famed Studio 7 club. Dubbed “The Northern Passage Tour”, the band follows with a show tomorrow night in Vancouver, BC at The Venue, and more dates next week on the east coast. All east coast shows have openers Next to None (featuring Max Portnoy), Binary Code and Spiritual Sickness. GSO is led by guitarist Matt Wicklund (God Forbid/Himsa) and drummer Van Williams (Nevermore/Ashes of Ares) the band is joined by Queensryche member Parker Lundgren on additional lead and rhythm guitar for the tour. The band is out on the road supporting their self-titled début album, which was the result of a successful crowd-funding campaign in 2014. Wicklund discusses the tour:


“It’s been a long time coming and I couldn’t be happier that we are finally making our live debut and doing this run of shows! This is just the beginning for us and we will be working hard to Bring Ghost Ship Octavius to stages worldwide through 2016 and beyond.”



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Ghost Ship Octavius line up:

Matt Wicklund – guitars (God Forbid, Himsa, Warrel Dane)

Van Williams – drums (Nevermore, Ashes Of Ares)

Adōn Fanion – vocals

Parker Lundgren – guitars (live only)


Ghost ship Octavius Tour Dates 2015

Dec 4: Studio Seven – Seattle, WA with American Wrecking Company, Avoid The Void


Dec 5: The Venue – Vancouver, BC with Omnisight, Avoid The Void


*All East Coast shows support: Next to None (feat. Max Portnoy), Binary Code and Spiritual Sickness

Dec 09: Studio at Webster Hall – New York, NY


Dec 10: Ralph’s Diner – Worcester, MA


Dec 11: Bull Shooters Saloon – Philadelphia, PA


Dec 12: Eclipse – Binghamton, NY




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