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Credited as their masked personas, Ghost is a Swedish hard rock band known for their onstage theatrical presence. ∙ Their 2013 LP, Infestissumam, debuted at No. 1 in Sweden and earned the band their first Swedish Grammis Award for Best Hard Rock/Metal Album. ∙ Meliora, the act’s 2015 LP, reached No. 8 on the Billboard 200 and was their first album to receive Platinum certification in Sweden. ∙ Making their US TV debut, they performed “Cirice” on a Halloween-themed episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in 2015. ∙ The band has been nominated for three Grammy Awards, winning their first in 2016 for Best Metal Performance (“Cirice”). ∙ Ghost’s 2018 hit singles “Rats” and “Dance Macabre” both reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Songs chart. ∙ Peaking at No. 3 on the Billboard 200, 2018’s Prequelle debuted in the Top 5 in seven countries, including Sweden, Finland, and Norway, where it reached No. 1. ∙ In 2019, Kerrang! ranked Ghost’s 2010 single “Ritual” among the 50 Most Evil Songs Ever. ∙ The Swedish government awarded the group the 2019 Music Export Prize in honor of their global success.

HOMETOWN
Linköping, Sweden
FORMED
2008