LINKÖPING, SWEDEN – June 3, 2017 Grammy® Award-winning band Ghost will begin their North American tour with Iron Maiden tonight in Bristow, VA at Jiffy Lube Live. The band will also be playing 13 additional headlining dates throughout the summer. Tickets for all shows are available now and a complete list of dates can be found below.
Ghost recently topped the Active Rock and Mainstream Rock songs charts with their single “Square Hammer”, featured on the band’s most recent EP release, Popestar, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums and Hard Rock Albums charts. Popestar was surprise released onSeptember 16th by Loma Vista Recordings and is available online and in record stores on CD, vinyl, and digital. The EP has been streamed over 18 million times globally. In addition to “Square Hammer”, the five-track offering features covers of selections by Echo and the Bunnymen, Simian Mobile Disco, Eurythmics, and Imperiet. Popestar was recorded by Papa Emeritus III and his nameless ghouls in Linköping, Sweden and produced by Tom Dalgety (Pixies, Royal Blood, Opeth). To purchase Popestar now, click HERE.
Additionally, Ghost have released a Deluxe Version of Meliora, their acclaimed 2015 Grammy® Award-winning album. Meliora Deluxe contains the Popestar EP as a bonus disc (CD or LP or digital). To purchase Meliora Deluxe, click HERE.
Ghost were awarded a Grammy® last year for ‘Best Metal Performance’. Their most recent albumMeliora was released on August 21, 2015 and debuted at No. 1 at Independent Retail, No. 2 at Rock, and in the Top 10 (#8) on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart. The album has sold over a quarter million copies globally and has been streamed over 120 million times. The band capped off a landmark 2015 with their late night television debut on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s Halloween show on CBS with a rousing performance of their offering “Cirice”, which reached No. 3 at radio at Active Rock and Mainstream Rock.
Ghost Headlining Dates
6/06 – Albany, NY – The Palace Theatre
6/08 – Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
6/10 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
6/14 – Louisville, KY – The Palace Theater
6/17 – Fargo, ND – Fargo Civic Center
6/22 – Corpus Christi, TX – The Pavilion at Concrete Street
6/26 – Midland, TX – La Hacienda
6/30 – Fresno, CA – Rainbow Ballroom
7/08 – Denver, CO – The Fillmore (Denver)
7/13 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
7/14 – Fort Wayne, IN – Embassy Theater
7/18 – New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall
7/20 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore (Philly, PA)
Dates with Iron Maiden
6/3 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
6/4 – Philadelphia, VA – Wells Fargo Center
6/7 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
6/9 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
6/11 – Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
6/13 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
6/15 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
6/16 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
6/19 – Oklahoma City, OK – Chesapeake Energy Arena
6/21 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
6/23 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
6/24 – San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center
6/27 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
6/28 – Scottsdale, AZ – Talking Stick Resort
7/1 – San Bernardino, CA – Glen Helen Amphitheater
7/3 – Las Vegas, NV – T-Mobile Arena
7/5 – Oakland, CA – Oracle Arena
7/7 – West Valley City, UT – USANA Amphitheater
7/9 – Lincoln, NE – Pinnacle Bank Arena
7/11 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center – Kansas City
7/12 – Maryland Heights, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
7/15 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
7/16 – Ville De Quebec, QC – Centre Videotron
7/19 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
7/21 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
7/22 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
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