If you think about it, Ghost has covered a buttload of ground for a metal-adjacent band — hell, for any kind of band — in a dozen or so years of existence. They’ve closed out Maryland Deathfest, signed to a major label and won a Grammy award. They’ve weathered a very public legal saga between frontman Tobias Forge (“Papa Emeritus”) and numerous former “Nameless Ghouls.” And now, they’re headlining arenas across the country. Not bad for a largely anonymous group of Satan worshippers!
With four albums under their belt — and, more to the point, with your author heading to the Giant Center in Hershey, PA, to catch them this Thursday — it’s high time we put their discography under the microscope for a Nine Circles ov treatment. So grab a communion wafer and let’s jump in!
Apocalyptic doom metal band Tronos have released a new music video for a song called “Judas Cradle”. They have a new album out on April 12th called Celestial Mechanics. It’ll be released through Century Media and you can pre-order it here.
Bands that appear to already be working on a new stuff… Deafheaven, who released Ordinary Corrupt Human Love back in July and are hinting at something this calendar year, and Ghost,who is/are already planning a new album in 2020. Not upset.
The video today comes from Brazilian progressive metal band Angra. Check out the clip for “Magic Mirror” immediately below.