Posts Tagged ‘Black to the Future’

Matt Heafy, left, and Paolo Gregoletto of Trivium

Matt Heafy, left, and Paolo Gregoletto of Trivium

Review by Greg Maki
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For some people, a vacation is a time of relaxation, of escaping the real world and the responsibilities that come with it. Some visit with friends and family. Others travel to new and exotic locations around the world.

Me? I take a break from my day job to cover four concerts in five days, in two states and the District of Columbia. (more…)

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A Nameless Ghoul of Ghost

A Nameless Ghoul of Ghost

Ghost kicked off its “Black to the Future” tour, its first headlining run in support of its recently released third album, Meliora, last night (Sept. 22) to a packed house at the Fillmore in Silver Spring, Maryland. At an hour and 40 minutes, with a set list leaning heavily on the new record (eight songs), an acoustic song and a costume change for “new” frontman Papa Emeritus III, it was easily the best Ghost performance I have seen to date, hinting at even bigger things in the future should the band continue its rapid growth. We’ll have more soon, but for now, check out the set list and a few preview images. (more…)

Ghost

Ghost

Ghost is much more than a gimmick, even though the band members themselves acknowledge that the gimmick has gone a long way toward establishing its broad fan base. The Swedish group’s recently released third album, Meliora (review), borders on masterpiece quality, a musical statement more powerful than the macabre appearance of “new” frontman Papa Emeritus III and the masked Nameless Ghouls that make up the band. After Ghost wrapped its short “Unholy/Unplugged” tour (recap and photos) of record stores in the United States and as it prepared to launch its North American “Black to the Future” tour on Sept. 22 at the Fillmore Silver Spring in Silver Spring, Maryland, one of the Nameless Ghouls called to chat with Live Metal’s Greg Maki. (more…)

Ghost

Ghost

As it gears up for the release of its third album, Meliora, on Aug. 21, Ghost will hit the road in the United States for a brief acoustic tour, dubbed “Unholy/Unplugged.” Dates and locations are below.

On Sept. 22, Ghost will launch its “Black to the Future” North American headlining tour at the Fillmore in Silver Spring, Maryland. You can find those dates below, as well. (more…)