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This is a story about Iron Maiden. But before we talk about Iron Maiden, let’s talk about Lady Gaga. More »

I don’t think you can call it the best anything, but the most important music-related moving images this week were the flood of cell-phone videos from outside Hot 97 Summer Jam, where police responded to a fight by closing the show’s doors and then firing tear gas into the crowd. This sort of story i… More »

Clichés be damned — this really was a good year for metal. I had a harder time organizing a Top 10 in 2010 than ever before. Ditto the Top 20. It was such a good year that I went overboard and shifted my usual Top 30 to a Top 50. (Sure, the different between No. More »

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Ghost – “From The Pinnacle To The Pit” Video

Ghost, Swedish masters of theatrical metal silliness, just released their new album Meliora last month, and now they've followed their spectacular "Cirice" video with a…
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2015 - 10:47 am

Stream Ghost Meliora

Swedish metal band Ghost has been going through the rollout for their third album, Meliora, all summer. Things kicked off back in May with a…
James Rettig | August 17, 2015 - 12:31 pm

Ghost Share Creepy Video About Venue Parking In Philadelphia

Swedish metal boogeymen Ghost have a new album called Meloria coming out later this month, and we've posted a bunch of its songs: "Cirice," "From
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2015 - 2:50 pm

Ghost – “Majesty”

Swedish heavy metal band Ghost's third album Meliora is out this month, and in advance of that they've shared another single. Following up "Circie" and…
Caitlin White | August 7, 2015 - 11:58 am

Ghost – “From The Pinnacle To The Pit”

The Swedish masked trad-metal band Ghost announced their third album, Meliora, back in May, followed quickly by lead single "Cirice." Today, they release another one:…
Michael Nelson | July 17, 2015 - 11:25 am

Beach Goth 4 Lineup

The fourth installment of the Growlers’ annual Beach Goth festival will go down 10/24-25 at the Observatory Grounds in Orange County, California, and its lineu…
Chris DeVille | July 8, 2015 - 1:21 pm

Ghost – “Cirice” Video

Sweden’s Ghost announced their forthcoming album, Meliora, via a cryptic late-night VH1 Classic commercial back in May, and two days later they dropped the record’…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 8, 2015 - 4:05 pm

Ghost – “Cirice”

Last week, Ghost announced their third album Meliora via a commercial during a VH1 Classic showing of Caddyshack, and now the Swedish metal band ha…
James Rettig | May 31, 2015 - 1:36 pm

Ghost Announce New Album Meliora In Late-Night Cable Commercial

The Swedish metal band Ghost made an unconventional album announcement this week. In the early hours of Thursday's VH1 Classic programming, a trailer advertising Ghost'…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 29, 2015 - 1:24 pm

Ghost – “I’m A Marionette” (Abba Cover) (Feat. Dave Grohl)

A few months ago, we learned the ridiculously badass news that Dave Grohl would, once again, play drums on a forthcoming Queens Of The Stone…
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2013 - 3:55 pm

Opeth, Mastodon, Ghost @ Gibson Amphitheater, Hollywood 4/26/12

An unholy trinity of Opeth, Mastodon and Ghost descended upon the Gibson Amphitheater for an evening of progressive and theatrical metal. Opeth are touring behind…
Andrew Youssef | April 27, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Ghost – “Ritual”

This is not the longtime (and awesome) Japanese psych band, Ghost. It's the newish (and awesome) Swedish band, Ghost. Instead of the tree-climbing acid folk…
brandon | December 1, 2010 - 4:13 pm

Damon & Naomi Revisit The Sub Pop Years

It wasn't so long ago I posted about Galaxie 500 reissuing their original three albums and, in the process, brought up Damon Krukowski and Naomi…
brandon | July 27, 2009 - 11:21 am