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Today, the winners of the Grammy Awards for theatrical heavy metal Ghost and Danish multi-platinum rock band Volbeat announced a 2022 co-featured arenas tour with special guests Twin Temple that arrives in cities like Pittsburgh, Newark, Seattle, Denver, Chicago, Houston and Phoenix.
Co-produced by Live Nation and Frank Productions, the 26-date tour kicks off in Reno, Nevada on January 25 and stops at Giant Center (550 Hersheypark Dr., Hershey) Tuesday, February 8 at 7 p.m.
The two groups have performed separately at the Giant Center before – Ghost presented their Ultimate Tour Named Death on location in 2019, and Volbeat performed there in 2017 with Avenged Sevenfold and Motionless In White from Scranton.
“We’re incredibly excited to be coming back to these cities with a front page show from Volbeat, but to be able to do it alongside a front page show of our goulish friends from Ghost. and taking the incomparable Twin Temple with us? When will it already be January !? Start preparing, thunder and lightning is coming to your city in 2022, ”Volbeat said.
Tobias Forge, of Swedish origin, nicknamed “the Andrew Lloyd Webber of rock”, is the creative force behind Ghost, singer, songwriter, musician and architect of the elaborate storylines that are woven in the group’s four studios. albums, EPs, music videos, webisodes and live shows, all of which advance the story of Ghost. Forge grew up listening to a wide variety of rock from the 1970s and 1980s – Alice Cooper, Journey, Kansas, Boston, Black Sabbath, Jefferson Starship, Iron Maiden, and Foreigner. He’s a hardcore music junkie; At his home in Sweden, he has a collection of the most impressive vinyls, cassettes, CDs and VHS tapes, and when on tour he regularly arranges visits to local record dens and returns even more treasures. He plays guitar, bass, drums, keyboards and kazoo. Ghost’s latest album, “Prequel”, is loosely based on the Black Death of 14th century Europe, a metaphor that has unfortunately become a premonition that applies to the evils of society in our time.
Ghost’s music started out as a lot heavier, harder, and “more metal”, but over the band’s recent history their songs have evolved into a more catchy pop rock sound with their dark lyrical content that makes them feel like they are too. has elevated to the ranks of the most esteemed and famous rock bands in the world today. Three consecutive No.1 Active Rock radio singles, debuting at No.1 (Rock) and No.3 (Top 200) on the Billboard Albums chart, racking up over a billion streams, topping the tour arenas, opening shows in stadiums for Metallica, and magazine covers and television screens around the world are just part of their story. Their passionate fan base and critical praise also stem from their ability to constantly push their creative limits.
Ghost received three Grammy nominations: Best Metal Performance in 2016 for “Cirice”, which they won, and Best Rock Album for “Prequelle” and Best Rock Song for “Rats” in 2019.
Since its inception in 2001, Volbeat has grown from clubs in Copenhagen to flagship stages around the world, including the famous Telia Parken stadium in Denmark, becoming the only national artist to have sold the venue. Over the course of seven record-breaking albums, the group picked up No. 1 songs (including nine No. 1 on the US Mainstream Rock charts and count, the most of any group based outside of North America) , multi-platinum certifications, awards and accolades (including a Grammy nomination) all over the planet.
Their latest album, “Flip, replay, bounce” was released on August 2, 2019 and spawned the hits “Last Day Under the Sun”, “Die to Live (with Neil Fallon)” and “Leviathan”. A live album containing songs recorded during the following world tour, “Rewind, Replay, Rebound: Live in Deutschland”, was digitally released on November 27, 2020.
Most recently, the band shared a “double blast” of brand new songs for the summer: “Dagen Før (with Stine Bramsen)” and “Wait a Minute My Girl”. They also contributed a cover of “Don’t Tread on Me” to “The Metallica Blacklist”, with all the profits of the song to benefit the All Within My Hands Foundation and the Børne Cancer Fonden of Denmark.