Ghost Introduces Papa Emeritus IV at Their Final Concert of the “Prequelle” Tour Cycle

As long predictedby Ghost Cult, Ghost introduced Papa Emeritus IV at the final date on the Prequelle World Tour in Mexico City. The new character who will front the band during its next album cycle. No word yet if we have seen the end of Cardinal Copia as he was, but it seems he was promoted to Papa IV. Papa Nihil, Saxophone player live and character in all of Ghost’s recent videos has apparently died or been killed off. Tobias Forge performed as a “new” Papa Emeritus on each of the band’s first three LPs, with each version of Papa replacing the one that came before it. Papa Emeritus III was retired in favor of Cardinal Copia before the release of 2018’s “Prequelle” album. Video footage and photos of the big reveal can be seen below. (Photo above courtesy of Summa Inferno). Tobias Forge performed as a “new” Papa Emeritus on each of the band’s first three LPs, with each version of Papa replacing the one that came before it. Papa Emeritus III was retired in favor of Cardinal Copia before the release of 2018’s “Prequelle” album. Photo above courtesy of Summa Inferno.Continue reading

Ghost Hints At A New EP For 2019 Release

Ghost riding high off a huge year, releasing the worldwide smash album Prequelle (Spinefarm), and headline tours of Europe and the USA have even more in store for next year. In addition to a full tour of Europe with Metallica, frontman Cardinal Copia, a.k.a. Tobia Forge hinted at an already recorded new EP ready for release. The band has interspersed all of their major full-length albums with EP’s of originals and carefully chosen covers. There is also a possible DVD/concert film release possible according to the interview with Oklahoma City radio station 100.5 KAAT. Listen to it below. The band continues on their current “A Pale Tour Named Death”of America this week. Continue reading