Ghost Take a New Form for 'Prequelle'

Ghost Take a New Form for 'Prequelle'

For the majority the band’s existence, the members Ghost remained anonymous. The Swedish shock-rock project was fronted by Papa Emeritus, a skeletal-looking pope figure, and backed by a rotating cast “nameless ghouls” who hid their identities behind masks. In 2017, the curtain was pulled back when ringleader Tobias Forge was sued by four his former band members, who claimed they […]

Ghost Kill the Band and Papa Emeritus III so Ghost and Cardinal Copia Can Live on 'Prequelle'

Ghost Kill the Band and Papa Emeritus III so Ghost and Cardinal Copia Can Live on 'Prequelle'

For the majority the band’s existence, the members Ghost remained anonymous. The Swedish shock-rock project was fronted by Papa Emeritus, a skeletal-looking pope figure, and backed by a rotating cast “nameless ghouls” who hid their identities behind masks. In 2017, the curtain was pulled back when ringleader Tobias Forge was sued by four his former band members, who claimed they […]

Who Killed Avicii?

Who Killed Avicii?

First, there was shock.  Now, there’s outrage over the tragic — and completely preventable — death Avicii.  So who’s fault is this? For those who were around in the 90s, Avicii’s tragic death feels a lot like the passing Kurt Cobain.  Both were fragile souls, shuttled from total obscurity to the heights fame at a young age.  Both struggled to […]

Rivers of Nihil, the Death Metal / Saxophone Act You Didn't Know You Wanted, Are Coming to Canada

Rivers of Nihil, the Death Metal / Saxophone Act You Didn't Know You Wanted, Are Coming to Canada

Death metal with saxophones. Full stop.   Building on two solid releases and a decade touring, Rivers Nihil dropped Where Owls Know My Name onto an unsuspecting public last month. Since then, the Pennsylvania-based progressive metal act have seen the album skyrocket to Number 3 on Billboard‘s New Artist charts. Not bad for a group that sounds like Cryptopsy meets […]

Check Out Cardi B's $300,000 Coachella Stage

Check Out Cardi B's $300,000 Coachella Stage

Nice stage. But, $300,000? Last week, Cardi B outlined the costs her Coachella debut.  For each weekend, the rapper is getting $70,000.   But each weekend, her stage costs approximately $300,000. “When I was talking to my manager], he was like, ‘Man, you don’t understand, we’re putting $600,000 on that stage set,” the rapper told Sirius XM, referring the the double-weekend […]