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Ghost ad on late night TV shows Papa Emeritus III, previews album

Posted by on May 28, 2015

The last we heard from Ghost, they were wondering if you could tell them about their supposed forthcoming album. And while there’s nothing on their website or social media about it yet, a late night TV ad has begun running that confirms the album name. A Metal Insider reader emailed us some cell phone shot footage of […]

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Ghost on identity leak: ‘At some point it’s bound to happen’

Posted by on July 7, 2014

Last week, Behemoth’s Adam “Nergal” Darski posted a (since deleted) picture of himself and another gentleman with the caption “If you have ghosts… U have everything,” suggesting that it was a picture of Ghost’s frontman, Papa Emeritus II, without makeup. While it’s suggested that Swedish musician Tobias Forge may be the identity behind Papa, this is […]

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Did Behemoth’s Nergal leak Papa Emeritus II of Ghost’s real identity?

Posted by on July 3, 2014

A few years back, speculation began to circulate that Papa Emeritus (and his “replacement” Papa Emeritus II) was actually Tobias Forge. While Ghost has still kept the real identities a secret (at least from the public, that is), it looks like we can thank Adam “Nergal” Darski for essentially confirming the rumors behind Papa’s real […]

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Yep, Ghost are replacing Papa Emeritus II

Posted by on May 29, 2014

Ghost surprised a few people in between their debut Opus Eponymous and their sophomore album, Infestissumam, by replacing singer Papa Emeritus with Papa Emeritus II. Never mind that the voice sounded the same, and the main difference was the color of the singer’s robes. Regardless, Metal Hammer caught up with one of the Nameless Ghouls at Sonisphere, […]

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And the winners of the 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Awards are…

Posted by on April 24, 2014

Tonight, the sixth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards took place in L.A. While the show is still streaming live online, we now know every band and musician who is taking home a Golden God with them tonight. And let’s just say Slayer’s opening set and Nicolas Cage presenting Axl Rose the Ronnie James Dio Lifetime […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 2/28: Our Predictions For The 2014 Revolver Golden Gods

Posted by on February 28, 2014

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. Yup, it’s that time of year again. The nominees for the 6th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced this week. Thus, the Metal Insider […]

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Guns N’ Roses to headline Golden Gods Awards; Nominees anounced

Posted by on February 26, 2014

The always-polarizing Revolver Golden Gods Awards Show presented by Epiphone has been announced for Wednesday, April 23 in Los Angeles, and they’ve got some pretty legitimate acts playing this time around. Guns N’ Roses will headline the sixth annual event, with Axl Rose (aka the band’s only original member) receiving the ‘Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement’ Award. […]

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Watch Ghost perform (kinda) without makeup

Posted by on February 12, 2014

Since they formed six years ago, many have wondered who Swedish occult band Ghost (or Ghost B.C., we don’t wanna get sued) is. And last year, we sort of got our first look via the Noisey documentary Ghost B.C. – The Olde One – Papaganda. It showed frontman Papa Emeritus II without his makeup, also as […]

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Ghost B.C. documentary takes you behind the sheet

Posted by on September 11, 2013

What to make of Ghost B.C – The Olde One – Papaganda, the first episode of a documentary about Ghost that premiered earlier today on Noisey? On the one hand, it’s a pretty entertaining and beautifully shot documentary about the Swedish sextet. On the other, you’re not going to find out all that much about […]

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Ghost Will be Performing with Skeletonwitch Again

Posted by on August 13, 2013

While Ghost B.C. will be touring with Deftones and Avenged Sevenfold in the fall, they have also announced a series of headlining off dates with supporting act Skeletonwitch. If you are around the Wisconsin, Ohio, or Tennessee areas and are upset that you weren’t able to see them the first time, fear not, they will […]

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