Tag Archives: Ghost Ship Octavius

70000tons round 10 2020 explained by members of Trollfest, Carach Angren, The Agonist, etc.

Posted by on March 4, 2020

70000tons of Metal by far surpasses any other metal cruise. It’s more than a fan’s all-access pass hanging out with some of their favorite bands. The overall adventure is a vacation with like-minded individuals surrounded by their metal brothers and sisters. It’s an example of how loving and caring the metal community is as it […]

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Lenny Rutledge talks ProgPower and the next chapter of Sanctuary

Posted by on September 4, 2019

On December 13, 2017, the metal community was at a loss after hearing about the sudden passing of Warrel Dane. The Sanctuary/Nevermore singer had one of the most recognizable voices, one that we will never forget. This tragic loss was unexpected. Dane had plans to work on his solo album as well as touring with […]

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A conversation with Adon Fanion of Ghost Ship Octavius

Posted by on February 21, 2019

Adōn Fanion is a virtuoso. The Arizona based vocalist, guitarist, and violinist has spent the last few years writing and performing groundbreaking music with his band, Ghost Ship Octavius (featuring former God Forbid and Nevermore members). Having started with the band at the tender age of 17, Fanion was instrumental in shaping the sound of […]

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Ghost Ship Octavius are faced with the “Edge of Time” in new video

Posted by on December 14, 2018

The progressive metal outfit Ghost Ship Octavius are gearing up for their sophomore effort Delirium, arriving on February 22nd, 2019 via Mighty Music. The group are filled with many, many layers as they were formed back in 2012 by Van Williams (Nevermore), guitarist Matthew Wicklund (God Forbid, Himsa), and vocalist/guitar virtuoso Adon Fanion. Ghost Ship Octavius have […]

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Ghost Ship Octavius announce Kickstarter campaign for second album “Delirium”

Posted by on October 31, 2017

Ghost Ship Octavius, featuring former members of Nevermore, God Forbid, and Warrel Dane’s solo band, having successfully financed their debut album with a Kickstarter campaign back in 2014, have announced a second campaign for an upcoming album entitled Delirium. The album can be pre-ordered in digital, CD, or vinyl formats with a couple of options for […]

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Video premiere: Ghost Ship Octavius, “In Dreams”

Posted by on May 31, 2016

Seattle essentially got their own metal supergroup when Ghost Ship Octavius formed back in 2013. Featuring guitarist Matt Wicklund (God Forbid, Himsa) and former Nevermore drummer Van Williams, the band successfully crowdfunded their debut album, a progressive and heavy collection of songs ably fronted by newcomer Adon Fanion’s vocals. The band filmed a video at Seattle’s […]

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Ghost Ship Octavius (God Forbid, Nevermore, Queensryche) to make live debut

Posted by on October 30, 2015

If you were one of the many fans who helped crowd fund Ghost Ship Octavius’ self-titled EP a few years back, we have great news for you. After a seemingly never-ending wait, the group will finally play out live. And while the tour routing may be all-too-brief at the moment, rest assured there will be […]

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Help Ghost Ship Octavius fund the making of their full-length and appear on the album’s cover!

Posted by on March 7, 2014

Ghost Ship Octavius, the new group featuring ex-God Forbid guitarist Matt Wicklund and ex-Nevermore drummer Van Williams, is set to begin work on their debut full-length with Grammy award winning producer Neil Kernon in Seattle. However, while they decided to go the DIY route, they need help funding the recording and manufacturing of said album. […]

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Top 10 lists from Northlane, Ghost Ship Octavius, Noctum, Gigan & Call of the Void

Posted by on December 9, 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, we’ve been giving the site over to artists to let us know what they’ve been listening to. You can check out part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here, and part 4 here. We’re also ranking our faves of the year, with Chris Colgan and Zach Shaw already weighing in on […]

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A Christopher Amott-less Ghost Ship Octavius release new music

Posted by on September 4, 2013

We’ve been pretty excited about new band Ghost Ship Octavius, which started out as a side project for guitarists Christopher Amott (formerly of Arch Enemy) and Matt Wicklund (God Forbid) and former Nevermore drummer Van Williams. Things have definitely changed within the band in the last few weeks, however. First off, God Forbid disbanded a […]

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