Category: Ghost

Ghost – If You Have Ghost (EP)

Ghost (Ghost B.C. in the US) is a crazy rock band from Sweden, who have an interesting gimmick. The band consists of 6 total members, 5 of which are called “Nameless Ghouls” while the lead singer is Papa Emeritus II, who comes out on stage dressed as a somewhat satanic version of a pope. The nameless ghouls all have their faces covered with a mask and dress all the same, while Papa Emeritus basically preaches to his followers (sings), which are the audience viewers. It is actually really cool. Ghost plays a blend of heavy metal and basic rock, which a comparison to the musical style of Blue Oyster Cult is pretty fair. The band R.E.M. also comes to mind when hearing Emeritus’ vocals, (more…)