Rats! New Ghost (SWE) Music!

2018-04-13 by brettgoespunk | 62 Comments
Swedish heavy metal titans Ghost have announced that their heavily anticipated follow up to 2015’s Meliora will be released on June 1st of 2018. The album is titled Prequelle.

Alongside this announcement, the band have released a new single entitled "Rats".

You can watch the new music video here:



Tagged: Ghost (SWE)

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Wildcardbitchesss
April 13th 2018
953 Comments


Dope song. The outro makes me wanna move

PistolPete
April 13th 2018
4739 Comments


Very excited! Re-listening to Meliora this morning to satisfy my hunger in the mean time.

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Evenoss
April 13th 2018
255 Comments


Love it

TundraL5Z
April 13th 2018
1527 Comments


Rules as expected

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MaySun91
April 13th 2018
35 Comments


Fuck this is so good.

The outro makes me wanna move [2]

neekafat
April 13th 2018
10897 Comments


...is this... pop-metal?
Either way it rules, end of the video reminded me of "Run"

ZombieToyDuck
April 13th 2018
4893 Comments


said this in the album thread but to add my two cents...

Not to sound nit picky here but Papa's vocals and the chorus were pretty bland imo. The instrumentals were fine but majority of the time lacked the punch they normally have. That is aside from that kickass solo, which stood out like a sore thumb because it made the rest of the track come off kind of lazy and uninspired.



neekafat
April 13th 2018
10897 Comments


said this in the album thread but to add my two cents...

Nah song is killer

Papa Universe
April 13th 2018
16026 Comments


It's not their best, but the way he says "Rats!" on repeated listens eventually is indeed infectious.

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ZombieToyDuck
April 13th 2018
4893 Comments


It comes off lazy as fuck to me

ZombieToyDuck
April 13th 2018
4893 Comments


I'm just used to the lead single that they release first blowing me away and this was just exact opposite imo, for example when year zero was released I was flooredddd by it.

TundraL5Z
April 13th 2018
1527 Comments


that's like, your opinion, man

ZombieToyDuck
April 13th 2018
4893 Comments


https://media.giphy.com/media/fWfovdxQ1aQi5Zpcjp/giphy.gif

Papa Universe
April 13th 2018
16026 Comments


the douchiness in the last two comments is exhilarating

Ebola
April 13th 2018
3150 Comments


Damn that album art is godly

Gmork89
April 13th 2018
7682 Comments


I was a naysayer after all of the BS revolving around them lately, but that was a damn good song.

letsgofishing
April 13th 2018
1022 Comments


What a stupid song.

It's kind of brilliant.

Slinkee
April 13th 2018
10 Comments


Not sure if it's just me, but the harmonic vocals are somewhat reminiscent of Weird Al.

cman23kid
April 13th 2018
27 Comments


RATS

tigersbrokefree
April 13th 2018
194 Comments


OOOAWAAAAAH

Fucking Ghost, I never can get enough.

FreddieDelaney31
April 13th 2018
4096 Comments


This grooves so hard I love this. First song I've listened to from these guys, is their other stuff similar?

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CygnusX1
April 13th 2018
362 Comments


Song is killer. Album art is killer. The new Ghouls look is killer. Wasn't a big fan of new papa (Cardinal?) until the video. Ghost is killing it.
The outro makes me wanna move [3]

TundraL5Z
April 13th 2018
1527 Comments


Every ghost record is more than worth your time, yes

FreddieDelaney31
April 13th 2018
4096 Comments


Will check asap today, seems I've been missing out

ZombieToyDuck
April 13th 2018
4893 Comments


uh yeah you have dude, ghost is kickass, and this is weak for them tbh

ianblxdsoe
April 13th 2018
1885 Comments


i’m gonna slap you for this article title brett

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FreddieDelaney31
April 13th 2018
4096 Comments


Yeah this isn't super impressive or anything but I think it's an absolute blast

Darius
April 13th 2018
16302 Comments


Awesome tune.

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InFlamesWeThrash666
April 13th 2018
8079 Comments


hyped af

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insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
April 13th 2018
4539 Comments


Great song. It's funny how the man's going into a more musical-like production (visually too) with each album.

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WhiteNoise
April 13th 2018
3614 Comments


Fuck I love this band.
I hesitate to call them metal, but rock/metal in general badly neeeded a theatrical kick up the ass. This reminds me of the Maiden/Priest days.

ExhaleTheLight
April 13th 2018
633 Comments


Michael Jackson approves.

br4dl3yb34r
April 13th 2018
207 Comments


meh

dfevil085
April 14th 2018
1142 Comments


Fun fun fun

Asdfp277
April 14th 2018
18337 Comments


band is so much fun

edit: didn't read dfevil's comment beforehand lol

henryChinaski
April 14th 2018
4053 Comments


Good stuff.

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plinkfoyd
April 14th 2018
39 Comments


This sounds great and the video is super fun!
Album's gonna be fantastic.

Tw1ster
April 14th 2018
159 Comments


I love these guys. Also happen to find Cardinal Copia's mask creepier than any of the Papa masks. Good tune, and to the dude who said he kind of sounds like Weird Al, I've thought the same since Opus Eponymous!

NonApplicable
April 14th 2018
2575 Comments


Not as good as anything on Meliora but still solid.

DarkNoctus
April 14th 2018
10374 Comments


shit hot dance routine

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MarkvandenBerg
April 15th 2018
120 Comments


This is great!

BAG
April 15th 2018
364 Comments


super boring smdhhhhh

Egarran
April 15th 2018
6415 Comments


Help, what the hell does that start riff remind of, I'm going mad.

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Piripichotes
April 16th 2018
455 Comments


"Help, what the hell does that start riff remind of, I'm going mad."

master of insanity by Black Sabbath maybe?


brainmelter
April 16th 2018
5598 Comments


why does this website like this band so

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DarkNoctus
April 16th 2018
10374 Comments


i mean i like them because they're camp as fuck and that appeals to me because i'm camp as fuck but i can't speak for anyone else

Eons
April 16th 2018
1745 Comments


Man, the album art for this album is immense. There's so much going on in it. Definitely their best artwork.

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TundraL5Z
April 16th 2018
1527 Comments


Because we're not all boring farts like brainmelter
ohhh gotteeeeem

emester
April 16th 2018
8248 Comments


ok that artwork is fucking killer

They are really going full-on Blue Oyster Cult now huh

sailSAway
April 16th 2018
1112 Comments


More like Meliora than I expected. Acceptable tune, but I'm hoping this is the weakest song on the album.

Gmork89
April 16th 2018
7682 Comments


"They are really going full-on Blue Oyster Cult now huh"


This is all I have ever wanted them to do.

kmagnum1x
April 16th 2018
293 Comments


man that fucking owned

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emester
April 17th 2018
8248 Comments


Track is alright. Kinda hate the vocal hook, and it comes off as a lesser version of Square Hammer

ZombieToyDuck
April 17th 2018
4893 Comments


[2]

finally.. thought I was the only one on here who felt that way

ExhaleTheLight
April 17th 2018
633 Comments


The guitar solo is the best part of the track

Egarran
April 17th 2018
6415 Comments


Yeah it doesn't sound like a new lead ghoul.

Dimorphic
April 17th 2018
378 Comments


Overrated band, song's pretty gay (no homophobia - just a good word to describe it). Guitar solo was decent tho.

kmagnum1x
April 17th 2018
293 Comments


properly rated band and they put on the best live show i've seen as an opener

Casavir
April 17th 2018
1080 Comments


Well, at least they're acknowledging that they're Blue Oyster Cult-lite.

ExhaleTheLight
April 17th 2018
633 Comments


Did they ever deny it?

Casavir
April 17th 2018
1080 Comments


No, but it's pretty much gotten to the point where their fans should know better and listen to BOC instead.

ExhaleTheLight
April 17th 2018
633 Comments


Why not both



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