GHOST Announces Massive Fall 2018 North American Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

GHOST Announces Massive Fall 2018 North American Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

GHOST has announced a massive North American fall tour. The trek, which includes the Swedish band's previously announced headline arena dates at The Forum in Los Angeles, California and Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, will kick off on November 1 in Chicago, Illinois and wrap on December 15 in Brooklyn.

A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale for select dates will begin on Thursday, June 14 at 10:00 a.m. local time and end on Thursday, June 14 at 10 p.m. local time. When prompted, type in the presale code "BLABBER" to access tickets before the general public.

General admission tickets will be available for purchase starting Friday, June 15 at 10 a.m. local time.

Tour dates:

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Oct. 26 - Tulsa, OK - Cox Business Center Ballroom
Oct. 27 - Kansas City, MO - Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland
Oct. 29 - Louisville, KY - Palace Theatre (buy tickets)
Oct. 30 - Indianapolis, IN - The Murat Theatre (buy tickets)
Nov. 01 - Chicago, IL - Aragon Ballroom (buy tickets)
Nov. 02 - Peoria, IL - Peoria Civic Center - Theatre
Nov. 03 - Madison, WI - The Sylvee
Nov. 04 - Ames, IA - Stephens Auditorium
Nov. 06 - Omaha, NE - Orpheum Theater (buy tickets)
Nov. 08 - Albuquerque, NM - Kiva Auditorium
Nov. 09 - El Paso, TX - Abraham Chavez Theatre
Nov. 10 - Phoenix, AZ - Comerica Theatre (buy tickets)
Nov. 12 - San Diego, CA - Spreckels Theatre (buy tickets)
Nov. 13 - Sacramento, CA - Sacramento Community Center Theater
Nov. 15 - San Jose, CA - City National Civic Center (buy tickets)
Nov. 16 - Los Angeles, CA - The Forum
Nov. 17 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint (buy tickets)
Nov. 19 - Midland, TX - Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center
Nov. 20 - Austin, TX - Bass Concert Hall (buy tickets)
Nov. 21 - New Orleans, LA - Orpheum Theatre (buy tickets)
Nov. 23 - Orlando, FL - Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts - Walt Disney Theater
Nov. 24 - Miami Beach, FL - The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason Theater (buy tickets)
Nov. 25 - Clearwater, FL - Ruth Eckerd Hall
Nov. 27 - North Charleston, SC - North Charleston Performing Arts Center
Nov. 29 - Mobile, AL - Saenger Theatre
Nov. 30 - Atlanta, GA - Roxy Theatre (buy tickets)
Dec. 01 - Jacksonville, FL - Florida Theatre
Dec. 02 - Charlotte, NC - Ovens Auditorium (buy tickets)
Dec. 04 - Richmond, VA - Dominion Energy Center
Dec. 05 - Wilkes-Barre, PA - F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts (buy tickets)
Dec. 07 - Laval, QC - Place Bell
Dec. 08 - Toronto, ON - Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (buy tickets)
Dec. 10 - Baltimore, MD - The Hippodrome (buy tickets)
Dec. 11 - Upper Darby, PA - Tower Theater (buy tickets)
Dec. 13 - Albany, NY - Palace Theatre (buy tickets)
Dec. 14 - Boston, MA - Wang Theatre (buy tickets)
Dec. 15 - Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center

GHOST's new album, "Prequelle", landed at position No. 3 on this week's Billboard 200 chart. The disc, which arrived on June 1, shifted 66,000 equivalent album units in the week ending June 7. Of that sum, between 61,000 were in traditional album sales.

GHOST's first week benefits from a concert ticket/album sale redemption offer in association with the band's spring U.S. theater tour, as well as a pair of arena dates later this year.

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA).

"Prequelle" was tracked last year at Artery studios in Stockholm with producer Tom Dalgety (OPETH, ROYAL BLOOD) and mixed in January at Westlake Studios in West Hollywood, California with Andy Wallace (NIRVANA, SLAYER).

GHOST played the first official show of the "Rats! On The Road" U.S. tour on May 5 at Riverside Municipal Auditorium in Riverside, California.

The band broke its show up into two sets, with the first featuring 12 songs and the second consisting of 11 numbers. The group spread out the new material across both sets, interspersed with fan favorites and hits like "Cirice", "From The Pinnacle To The Pit", "He Is", "If You Have Ghosts" and show closer "Square Hammer".

The band has expanded its onstage lineup to include at least eight musicians, not including a guest appearance from Papa Nihil, the aged "original" Papa Emeritus.

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