According to Blabbermouth.net
, mysterious Swedish buzz band Ghost
have announced that they will embark on their first-ever North American headlining tour in January.
Ghost cult leader "Papa Emeritus
" (rumored to be Repugnant/Subvision's Tobias Forge, who takes the stage in the form of "a satanic pope") and his anonymous ghouls will team up with doom rockers Blood Ceremony
and Ancient Vvisdom
for a two-week trek dubbed the "13 Dates Of Doom
" tour that will launch on January 18 in New York City.
"It is with an evil haunting chuckle that we are announcing that we are finally coming to North America,
" states Ghost's Papa Emeritus. "In the name of Satan, we will conduct thirteen rituals in thirteen different cities throughout the United States and Canada and now we are summoning all of our devotees to partake in these blasphemous eves of black magic.
Ghost, Blood Ceremony, Ancient Vvisdom North American tour dates:
01/18 - New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
01/19 - Washington, DC @ Rock N Roll Hotel
01/20 - Boston, MA @ Middle East (downstairs)
01/21 - Montreal, QC @ Corona Theatre
01/22 - Toronto, ON @ The Mod Club
01/24 - Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
01/25 - Saint Paul, MN @ Station 4
01/27 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
01/28 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Vertigo (The Complex)
01/30 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
01/31 - Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
02/01 - San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
02/02 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy
Ghost is continuing to support its debut album, "Opus Eponymous
", which has been called "amazing
" by Stereogum and "a primer on the creation of melodic hard rock
" by The Big Takeover.