Title: “Opus Eponymous”
Label: Metal Blade Records
Release Date: 1/18/2011
Genre: Heavy Metal
Okay so this band is something that I have heard rumblings about for a few months and just am a little late to the game in giving some scoped out thoughts on. They are called GHOST and are six masked and mysterious figures. The musicians are all wearing long robes and a single expressionless mask along with it. These masks are the same, unlike what we find going on in Slipknot. Their identities are secret and they are referred to as The Nameless Ghouls. Chilling, right? Well, you’d better hold that thought until you see their infernal leader, a garish sort named Papa Emeritus. His face is the only unique one and oh yeah, he wears the vestments of the Pope. It’s said that the band is from Sweden and this album first was released over there on Rise Above records but over here it’s on Metal Blade Records and is really something else. I’ll discuss a few key tracks and leave some surprises. The album is entitled “Opus Eponymous” which is Latin for “self-titled”.
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