Ghost Unveils “The Summoning VI”: The Proceedings Intensify

Continuing on with these reveals from the apparent secluded HQ of the enigmatic Ghost and their most earnest loyalists. Behold “The Summoning” Part VI.

LINKÖPING, SWEDEN- OCTOBER 17, – Grammy® Award-winning band Ghost have unveiled a new clip entitled The Summoning VI: The Proceedings Intensify in the wake of the release of their new Popestar EP which debuted at the No. 1 position on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums and Hard Rock Albums charts and sold over 21,000 copies in it’s first week. The release is also the first EP to top the Top Rock Albums chart in its 10-year history.

Popestar was released on September 16th by Loma Vista Recordings and is available online and in record stores on CD, vinyl, and digital. The surprise five-track offering features leading psalm “Square Hammer” and also contains covers of selections by Echo and the Bunnymen, Simian Mobile Disco, Eurythmics, and Imperiet. Popestar was recorded by Papa Emeritus III and his nameless ghouls in Linköping, Sweden and produced by Tom Dalgety (Pixies, Royal Blood, Opeth). To purchase Popestar now, click below. Additionally, Ghost released a Deluxe Version of Meliora, their acclaimed 2015 Grammy® Award-winning album. Meliora Deluxe contains the Popestar EP as a bonus disc (CD or LP or digital). To purchase Meliora Deluxe, click below.

The arrival of the Popestar EP coincided with the launch of the band’s 41-city U.S. headlining Popestar Tour, which kicked off on September 16th. The band will perform at The Wiltern in Los Angeles later this week for back-to-back sold out shows. See below for a complete list of remaining rituals and for more information on upcoming dates, visit

Ghost were awarded a Grammy® earlier this year for ‘Best Metal Performance’. Their most recent album Meliora was released on August 21, 2015 and debuted at No. 1 at Independent Retail, No. 2 at Rock, and in the Top 10 (#8) on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart. The band capped off a landmark 2015 with their late night television debut on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s Halloween show on CBS with a rousing performance of their offering “Cirice”, which reached No. 3 at radio at Active Rock and Mainstream Rock.

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: The band will be holding services at the beautiful King’s Theatre in Brooklyn at the close of this tour and at last check I was going to be there. I am excited to watch my friends and neighbors fall before their malevolent might as they weave their dark melodies and ensnare our souls (insert sinister laughter here). What do you folks think about this clip and more importantly will you be attending the happenings? Chime in below in the comments.

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