Tag Archives: Tobias Forge

Ghost’s Tobias Forge picks track he would play for first time listener

Posted by on March 4, 2022

  The mastermind behind Ghost, Tobias Forge, talks about which song he would play to for a first time listener of the band. Theatrical Swedish rock band Ghost has been amassing a huge following. Ghost creator, Tobias Forge, has one song that he would recommend to anyone who is interested in learning about the band, […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10 stories of the Decade

Posted by on December 23, 2019

  Many events that have occurred within the last ten years have been both exciting and sad. We hit significant losses in the metal community including Lemmy Kilmister, Peter Steele, Ronnie James Dio, Jill Janus, Chester Bennington, Chris Cornell, Warrel Dane, Scott Weiland, Vinnie Paul, Paul O’ Neil, Keith Flint, Kyle Pavone, Jon Schnepp, Dolores […]

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Ghost’s Tobias Forge weighs in on Metallica’s ticket scam

Posted by on August 26, 2019

Ghost mastermind Tobias Forge recently appeared on Loudwire Nights as he was asked to share his thoughts on Metallica’s alleged ticket scam. Billboard issued an extensive report this past July which has sparked a conspiracy on how the band were apparently engaged in the ticket resale market. This allegation is based off of an audio […]

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Metallica and Ghost talk about touring with each other

Posted by on July 2, 2019

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett and Ghost frontman, Tobias Forge got together with Metallica’s fan magazine So What! for some “mid-tour natter.” Both metal icons are currently in the middle of a three month tour of Europe and had a lot to talk about. Hammett and Forge delve into guitar talk, how some bands can fail at “reaching” the […]

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Ghost is planning on releasing a movie; next album will be darker and heavier

Posted by on May 8, 2019

Ghost frontman, Tobias Forge recently sat down with Revolver and revealed that the band is currently working on releasing a movie. He didn’t reveal much but he did mention that it won’t be a biopic. “Most films about bands are biographical, and I see no reason to tell our story yet. It’s a little bit […]

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Ghost’s Tobias Forge and Metal Insider select dream Metallica setlists

Posted by on January 24, 2019

                Metallica are nearly four months away from kicking-off their European tour with Ghost and Bokassa in continuation to support 2016’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. To celebrate their upcoming return, Metal Hammer caught up with Ghost’s Cardinal Copa – aka Tobias Forge and asked him what his dream Metallica setlist […]

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Lawsuit against Ghost frontman by former bandmates dismissed by Swedish Court

Posted by on October 17, 2018

A Swedish court has dismissed the lawsuit against Ghost frontman Tobias Forge by four of his former bandmates Simon Söderberg (Alpha), Mauro Rubino (Air), Henrik Palm (Eather) and Martin Hjertstedt (Earth). Forge was sued back in April 2017 for roughly $200,000, as his former Nameless Ghouls claimed missing wages and allowances for several years. Linkoping […]

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Watch Ghost’s Cardinal Copia and Candlemass members cover Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”

Posted by on June 15, 2018

It could be argued that Ghost are on their way to become the next major metal band as they recently booked their first headlining arena shows. The debut sales on their latest effort, Prequelle, hints on this as well. With that said, it’s no secret that Metallica are a fan of these giants, as James […]

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Ghost’s Tobias Forge is perfectly ok with lawsuit

Posted by on May 24, 2018

While we certainly weren’t the ones to break it, we’ve known since 2011 that Ghost’s mysterious leader, initially known as Papa Emeritus and now as Cardinal Copia, was Tobias Forge. That became public knowledge last year as the result of a lawsuit brought against the band by former members, which is how we also found […]

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Tobias Forge talks about the new Ghost album

Posted by on February 2, 2018

Yes, you read that headline correctly, Tobias Forge gave an interview to Revolver about the new Ghost album, which will be the band’s fourth. Not Papa Emeritus, or what will undoubtedly be Papa Emeritus IV, he gave an interview as the mastermind of Ghost, without makeup. Some takeaways from the album, which is still untitled: it’s […]

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