Ghost has announced a tour of the UK and Europe for 2022 – see full details below.
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The Swedish metal band recently returned with their first new track in two years, “Hunter’s Moon”, after confirming in 2020 that they had started work on a new album – the sequel to 2018’s “Prequelle”.
As the group prepares to embark on a North American tour early next year, Papa Emeritus IV and co. have now confirmed they will be making a return to the UK in April for a series of shows in the arenas.
Ghost will perform at the AO Arena in Manchester on April 9, with concerts at the O2 Arena in London (April 11), OVO Hydro in Glasgow (13) and Resorts World Arena in Birmingham (15) .
Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats and Twin Temple will support the group during the next concerts. Tickets go on general sale this Friday (November 26) at 9am GMT – buy yours here.
9 – AO Arena, Manchester
11– The O2 Arena, London
13 – OVO Hydro, Glasgow
15 – Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
Ghost will then play in Rotterdam (April 17), Paris (18), Prague (24), Oslo (30), Brussels (May 3), Madrid (8), Vienna (11) and other European cities before concluding the tour. in Budapest on May 18, 2022. See the full program here.
Arrived last month, “Hunter’s Moon” was recorded by Ghost for the Halloween following Halloween kills.
Speaking previously of the band’s upcoming fifth LP, Tobias Forge explained that Ghost “won’t be releasing an album until we know we’re going on tour,” adding, “The album’s release will coincide with the start of the album. ‘a tour.”
He continued, “The actual recording will take about six weeks, and then there will be two to three weeks of mixing and mastering. So sometime in March, the record should be finished, but it won’t be released until after the summer.
Earlier this year, Ghost covered Metallica’s classic single “Enter Sandman” for “The Metallica Blacklist”.