Ghost Announces North American Tour with Mastodon and Spiritbox; ‘Impera’ LP Out Now

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On March 11, Swedish hard-rock/metal/glam/pop group Ghost unleashed Impera, the latest chapter in the group’s endlessly compelling arc. The genre-defying record, which dabbles in glam as much it does gloom, continues the singular musical quest put forth by band leader Tobias Forge and his accomplices.

Later this year, Ghost will return to the road for a North American tour with special guests Mastodon and Spiritbox along for the ride — a trio of acts that ought to make for a very solid night of music.

Over the years, Ghost has risen in stature with each release, eventually becoming the arena act it is today. Consistent with the project’s acclaim, Impera debuted at No. 1 in a sweep of the U.S. album charts, having entered the Billboard 200 at No. 2. Per a news release: Internationally, IMPERA bowed at No. 1 in the band’s native Sweden as well as Germany and Finland, while cracking the top 5 in the UK (No. 2), Netherlands (No. 2), Belgium (No. 2), Canada (No. 3), Australia (No. 3), France (No. 5), Ireland (No. 5), and more.

Here are those tour dates:

Fri Aug 26 – San Diego, CA – Pechanga Arena San Diego
Sat Aug 27 – Tucson, AZ – Tucson Convention Center Arena
Tue Aug 30 – Austin, TX – Moody Center
Wed Aug 31 – Corpus Christi, TX – American Bank Center Arena
Fri Sep 2 – Huntsville, AL – Von Braun Center’s Propst Arena
Sat Sep 3 – Duluth, GA – Gas South Arena
Sun Sep 4 – Asheville, NC – Arena
Tue Sep 6 – Tampa, FL – Yuengling Arena
Thu Sep 8 – Danville, VA – BLUE RIDGE ROCK FEST*
Fri Sep 9 – Trenton, NJ – CURE Insurance Arena
Sat Sep 10 – Belmont Park, NY – UBS Arena
Mon Sep 12 – Providence, RI – Dunkin Donuts Center
Tue Sep 13 – Bangor, ME – Cross Insurance Center
Thu Sep 15 – Quebec City, QC – Videotron Centre
Fri Sep 16 – Laval, QC – Place Bell
Sat Sep 17 – Toronto, ON – Coca Cola Coliseum
Mon Sep 19 – Saginaw, MI – Dow Event Center
Tue Sep 20 – Youngstown, OH – Covelli Centre
Wed Sep 21 – Peoria, IL – Peoria Civic Center Arena
Fri Sep 23 – Green Bay, WI – Resch Center**

*Ghost and Spiritbox only
**Ghost, Spiritbox and special guest Carcass

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