Ghost announce surprise new EP ‘Popestar’

Swedish heavy metal giants GHOST have unleashed a brand new EP, entitled Popestar, which has been released today online and in record stores on CD, vinyl, and digital via Spinefarm Records/Loma Vista Recordings.

The surprise EP contains five tracks, one of which is called Square Hammer, which can be viewed here:

The EP also contains interpretations of selections by ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN, SIMIAN MOBILE DISCO, EURYTHMICS and IMPERIET.

The album artwork and track listing for Popestar can be seen below:

Ghost Popestar

1. Square Hammer

2. Nocturnal Me  (Echo And The Bunnymen cover)

3. I Believe  (Simian Mobile Disco cover)

4. Missionary Man (Eurythmics cover)

5. Bible (Imperiet cover)

The release of Popestar coincides with the Grammy Award winning band’s US tour, which kicks off tonight in Rochester, NY. The rest of the dates for the Popestar tour are as follows:

September 16 – Rochester, NY – The Armory

September 19 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE

September 21 – Cleveland, OH – Masonic Auditorium

September 23 – Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall

September 27 – Tulsa, OK – Brady Theater

September 28 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant

September 30 – Kansas City, MO – Arvest Bank at Midland Theatre

October 1 – Madison, WI – Sonic Boom Festival

October 2 – Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life

October 3 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore

October 4 – Kalamazoo, MI – Kalamazoo State Theatre

October 5 – Cedar Rapids, IA – Paramount Theatre

October 7 – Denver, CO – Paramount Theatre

October 8 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex

October 9 – Missoula, MT – The Wilma Theatre

October 11 – Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall

October 13 – Vancouver, BC – The Vogue Theater

October 14 – Seattle, WA – The Moore Theater

October 15 – Eugene, OR – McDonald Theater

October 16 – Portland, OR – The Rosalind Theater

October 18 – Riverside, CA – Riverside Municipal Auditorium

October 20 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern

October 21 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern

October 22 – Las Vegas, NV – The Brooklyn Bowl

October 25 – Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre

October 27 – Lubbock, TX – City Bank Auditorium

October 28 – San Antonio, TX – The Aztec Theater

October 31 – Little Rock, AR – Metroplex

November 2 – Orlando, FL – The Hard Rock

November 3 – Miami Beach, FL – Fillmore Miami Beach

November 4 – Jacksonville, FL – The Florida Theatre

November 5 – Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore

November 7 Raleigh, NC – The Ritz

November 9 – Toronto, ON – Queen Elizabeth Theatre

November 11 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis

November 12 – Brooklyn, NY – Kings Theatre

GHOST‘s brand new Popestar EP can be purchased on their website.

For more information on GHOST like their official page on Facebook.

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