November 25, 2016

GHOST ANNOUNCE UK AND EUROPE TOUR DATES

Grammy® Award-winning band Ghost have announced the UK/ European leg of their Popestar headline tour – a 29 city run that will start with six rituals in Great Britain.

These dates mark the bands return to UK shores following their extremely special seated show last March at London’s legendary Palladium – the world famous theatre situated in the heart of the West End.

Popestar UK/ Europe Tour Dates

 MARCH

Fri          24           ENG, Norwich UEA

Sat          25           WAL, Cardiff Great Hall

Sun        26           ENG, London Forum

Tue        28           ENG, Leeds O2 Academy

Wed      29           SCO, Glasgow 02 ABC

Fri          31           ENG, Manchester Apollo

APRIL

Sat          1             ENG, Birmingham 02 Academy

Sun        2             ENG, Brighton Dome

Tue        4             LUX, Luxembourg Rockhal Club

Wed      5             GER, Cologne E-Werk

Thu        6             HOL, Amsterdam HMH

Sat          8             GER, Hamburg Docks

Sun        9             GER, Wiesbaden Schlachtof

Mon       10           BEL, Brussels AB

Tue        11           FRA, Paris Olympia

Thu        13           SPA, Barcelona St. Jordi Club

Fri          14           SPA, Madrid Barclaycard Center

Sat          15           POR, Lisbon Sala Tejo @ MEO Arena

Sun        16           SPA, Bilbao BEC

Tue        18           SWI, Zurich Volkshaus

Wed      19           ITA, Milan Alcatraz

Thu        20           AUT, Vienna Gasometer

Fri          21           POL, Warsaw Stodola

Sun        23           GER, Munich Kesselhaus

Tue        25           GER, Berlin Huxleys

Wed      26           DEN, Copenhagen Valby Hallen

Thu        27           NOR, Oslo Spektrum

Fri          28           SWE, Stockholm Hovet

Sun        30           FIN, Helsinki ICE Hall

Tickets for these dates are available now from all the usual outlets.

 Ghost will perform psalms from their surprise EP, ‘Popestar’ – released on CD, vinyl, and digital via Spinefarm Records/Loma Vista Recordings last September – in addition to songs from their current album, ‘Meliora’ and beyond. The EP contains interpretations of selections by Echo and the Bunnymen, Simian Mobile Disco, Eurythmics, and Imperiet.

 Latest album, ‘Meliora’, released in August 2015, was met with huge critical acclaim, and has performed incredibly well in charts around the world, reaching No. 8 on the US Billboard Chart and No. 23 in the UK.

 Links to buy Popestar

iTunes: http://found.ee/PopestariT

Amazon:  ttp://found.ee/PopestarPhysical

Links to buy Meliora (Deluxe)

itunes: http://tinyurl.com/z9dctz4

Physical: http://tinyurl.com/j8ap48t

Watch the music video for ‘Square Hammer’, directed by Zev Deans, here:

“Generally speaking, the band has done more to bring blasphemous, religion-skewering devil rock to the mainstream masses than perhaps any act since Marilyn Manson.”  – ROLLING STONE 

“exceeded the wildest expectations” – THE GUARDIAN

“Ghost is back cracking skulls” – NOISEY

“Their slickest album yet… irresistibly grandiose” – UNCUT

“Black-souled retro doom-pop, as heavy as Metallica, as melodically sophisticated as ABBA” – CLASSIC ROCK

“Melodically spun nightmares dripping in riffs and solos” – METAL HAMMER

“Hymn-like hooks that shine like a diamond sceptre” – THE QUIETUS

“Ear candy-like hooks that last for days” – TOTAL GUITAR

“One of the most exciting bands on the worldwide hard rock stage.” – ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

“All hail Ghost and its masterwork, Meliora.” – METAL INJECTION

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