Ghost’s Tobias Forge Suggests New Music ‘Might Have Been Recorded Already’ for 2019 Release
Might it be time for a Prequelle sequel of sorts? Ghost have been riding the wave of success off their fourth studio album, which was released back in early June, but it's possible we might have even more music from the Tobias Forge-led outfit in 2019.
While speaking with Rock 100.5 The KATT out of Oklahoma City, Forge spoke on the possibility of new music in 2019, revealing that he might already have something in the works. "My intention is not to release just another EP of covers. There might be something else coming out next year, maybe, that might have been recorded already, that won't be covers," stated the singer.
He also revealed that another possibility for the new year could be a potential live album. Ghost have established themselves as one of modern heavy music's top tier live acts, and Forge has been looking at the possibility of capturing that experience on record or video.
"If the production on the live front gets to the point where I want it to be, and if we happen to play two dates at a venue that caters to the full production and it's somewhere geographically where there's an audience who is very, very, very avid and very lively, I would love to record a film — a live, visual capture," said Forge, admitting, "The problem is that you don't wing that – you need to do it in a venue where you're playing two nights in a row; it needs to be sold out; it needs to be huge; and it needs to be a very, very vivid crowd that's fun to film and fun to look at. Sometimes, it kind of rules out certain cities. People can be super-passionate, but they can be very, very still. Certain countries just have a way to sort of appreciate things very noddingly — they're nodding and they're applauding and they have a drink in their hands, whereas if you go to Buenos Aries, they will fuckin' trash the place, which is so much more fun to look at from a video point of view. Depending on those things, it's definitely on my to-do list. I definitely want to do our statement sort of video capturing of our live show, but that requires a lot of stars to align, so we'll see if that happens on this cycle or the next cycle."
Ghost still have plenty of touring to do on the Prequelle album. Currently in the midst of a North American leg of the "A Pale Horse Named Death" tour, Ghost will take the stage tonight (Nov. 3) in Madison, Wis. See all of their scheduled stops here.
Hear Ghost's Tobias Forge Speaking With 100.5 The KATT
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