Ghost’s Tobias Forge Says He Is Already “Thinking About Album No. 5”

Ghost’s Tobias Forge, who performs as Papa Emeritus and dresses as a Nameless Ghoul for interviews, recently talked with the Albuquerque Journal about the band’s upcoming fourth album. During the chat, he also revealed that he is already thinking ahead about ideas for their fifth album as well.

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Forge said the following:

“I usually write a lot. I don’t make an album and don’t write for two years and then end up with a blank paper starting over.”

“I constantly work with material that could be two years old, five years old, ten years old, as well as new things. It’s a pick and mix of a lot of different ideas and stuff laying around, a lot of new stuff being added to the pile. Yeah, it’s a constant thinking ahead, and now, already now, I’m thinking about album No. 5, because there are songs coming out now or coming up being written that I feel like that won’t fit into the new album, so I’ll put that one on to the next one instead.”

He also said the following about Ghost’s next album:

“Having in mind that the previous record was about the absence of God or the absence of deities, this new one is going to be about the return of God. You know God’s wrath cast upon the suffering humans, so it will be a little bit more biblical in that sense, which in turn makes it darker, a little bit more apocalyptic, I think. That’s basically what I can tell you about it right now.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Covers Soundgarden’s “Outshined” In Honor Of Chris Cornell At Graspop Metal Meeting

Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider paid tribute to the late Chris Cornell with a performance of Soundgarden’s “Outshined” on June 16 at the Graspop Metal Meeting in Dessel, Belgium. You can see footage of that below:

Headcat Play First Show With David Vincent (Ex-Morbid Angel)

Headcat (formerly The Head Cat), the bluesy rockabilly band that originally featured the late Lemmy Kilmister (Motörhead) along with Slim Jim Phantom (The Stray Cats) and Danny B. Harvey (Lonesome Spurs, The Rockats), have officially played their first show with new frontman David Vincent (Ex-Morbid Angel). That set took place June 21 at Come And Take It Live (Grizzly Hall) in Austin, TX.

Papa Roach Release Alternate Video For “Periscope” Feat. Skylar Grey

Papa Roach have released an alternate version of their video for “Periscope“ feat. Skylar Grey. You can watch that exclusively on Spotify. If you missed it, the original video can be found HERE. “Periscope” is from the band’s latest album “Crooked Teeth.”