Ghost Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Josh Lowe for Alternative Revolt

The month of May is going to be a heavy and demonic one, as Ghost have announced a line of tour dates in the U.S.

Ghost is preparing to release their fourth studio album sometime in the Spring/Summer. The album has yet to come with a title, and will come after a long layoff since their 2015 album, “Meliora.”

“It is loosely themed around the concept of death and doom,” said Ghost singer Tobias Forge. “It’s a themed album around medieval times, but it’s definitely clinging onto a lot of very current things. The Black Death [plague] is a great example of a turning point for a whole civilization. Complete villages were annihilated. Most people knew very little, so all of it was God or the Devil — and about their faith being questioned: Why are we being stricken down by this great scourge? It must be because of our not fearing God enough and all this superstitious bullshit.

“There’s a lot that you would recognize today in online mannerisms,” he continued. “In many ways, we’ve gone back a few steps because now it’s closer to how it was back in the old days when people were standing at the square and all of a sudden, it’s like in Monty Python’s ‘Life Of Brian’: ‘Stone him! Ra! Ra! Ra!’ Public trials are very unsupervised and extremely swift and speak to the most primordial parts of us.”

Ghost U.S. Tour Dates:

May 05 – Riverside Live – Riverside, CA
May 06 – Tucson Convention Center – Tucson, AZ
May 08 – Revention Music Center – Houston, TX
May 10 – Tivoli Theatre, Walker Theatre, Memorial Auditorium – Chattanooga, TN
May 11 – Taft Theatre – Cincinnati, OH
May 12 – The Fillmore – Detroit, MI
May 15 – The Capitol Theatre – Port Chester, NY
May 16 – The Oncenter – Syracuse, NY
May 19 – MMRBQ 2018 BB&T Pavilion – Camden, NJ
May 20 – Warner Theatre – Washington, D.C.
May 22 – U.S. Cellular Center – Asheville, NC
May 25 – Peabody Opera House – St. Louis, MO
May 27 – The Cannon Center For The Performing Arts – Memphis, TN

JT “Doc” Berry \m/