Sensational heavy metal artists Iron Maiden and Ghost are bringing their electrifying sounds to the Xfinity Center!
Ghost was formed in 2008 in Linköping (Sweden) and changed its name to Ghost B.C. in the United States for legal reasons. The band’s current line-up consists of Papa Emeritus III (vocals, kazoo) and Nameless Ghouls; 5 instrumentalists who go by the names Alpha (lead guitarist, formerly called Fire), Water (bassist), Wind (keyboardist), Earth (drummer), and Omega (rhythm guitarist, formerly called Ether). Their music is usually classified under heavy metal and doom metal and it draws parallels with the early sounds of Black Sabbath, Pentagram, and Judas Priest. They’ve had a stellar career with 3 studio albums, 1 EP, and 6 singles. Their debut album (Opus Eponymous) hit #30 on the Swedish charts and both their follow-up albums (Infestissumam and Meliora) topped the chart along with achieving Gold status in Sweden. They’ve received numerous accolades including 2 Grammis Awards (Best Hard Rock/Metal Album), a Metal Hammer Golden Gods Award (Breakthrough Band), 2 Loudwire Music Awards (Best Bassist and Best Metal Album), a P3 Guld Awards (Best Rock/Metal Album), 3 Bandit Rock Awards (Best Swedish Live Act, Best Swedish Group, and Best Swedish Album), and a Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance for their 2015 single Cirice.
Don’t miss your chance to see the Swedish doom metal band renowned for their hooded robes and their frontman's skull make-up!