Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Ghost announce North American tour with Mastodon and Spiritbox

Ghost have announced dates for an early fall tour of North America in support of their latest album, “Impera.”

Billed as the “Imperatour”, the month-long series – with Mastodon and Spiritbox – will open in San Diego, CA on August 26, with shows wrapping up September 23 in Green Bay, WI.

A presale for American Express cardholders begins Wednesday, May 18 at 12:00pm local time in select markets, while general public tickets will go on-sale Friday, May 20 at 10:00am local time.

“Impera” recently topped the 2022 list of US album sales when, according to Billboard, the Swedish rockers’ fifth record scored the largest sales week of any album this year both in terms of equivalent album units earned (70,000) and traditional album sales (62,500); the set additionally logs the largest sales week of any album in 2022, bolstered by its availability across multiple vinyl LP variants, as well as CD, cassette and digital download.

“Impera” surpassed the 37,000 copies sold of The Weeknd’s “Dawn FM” to claim top physical sales in the year to date.

Produced by Klas Åhlund, the project also delivered a career high for Ghost with a debut at No. 2 on the US Billboard 200, besting a No. 3 position with 2018’s “Prequelle.”

Upon its release, “Impera” had the largest sales week for a rock or hard rock album since the February 2021 arrival of the Foo Fighters’ “Medicine At Midnight.”

You can stream “Impera” in its entirety here, and you can get it at Amazon here.

Ghost are currently playing dates on a spring tour of Europe.

Fall 2022 North American tour

Aug 26 - San Diego, CA @ Pechanga Arena San Diego
Aug 27 - Tucson, AZ @ Tucson Convention Center Arena
Aug 30 - Austin, TX @ Moody Center
Aug 31 - Corpus Christi, TX @ American Bank Center Arena
Sep 02 - Huntsville, AL @ Von Braun Center’s Propst Arena
Sep 03 - Duluth, GA @ Gas South Arena
Sep 04 - Asheville, NC @ ExploreAsheville.com Arena
Sep 06 - Tampa, FL @ Yuengling Arena
Sep 08 - Danville, VA @ Blue Ridge Rock Fest **
Sep 09 - Trenton, NJ @ Cure Insurance Arena
Sep 10 - Belmont Park, NY @ UBS Arena
Sep 12 - Providence, RI @ Dunkin Donuts Center
Sep 13 - Bangor, ME @ Cross Insurance Center
Sep 15 - Quebec City, QC @ Videotron Centre
Sep 16 - Laval, QC @ Place Bell
Sep 17 - Toronto, ON @ Coca Cola Coliseum
Sep 19 - Saginaw, MI @ Dow Event Center
Sep 20 - Youngstown, OH @ Covelli Centre
Sep 21 - Peoria, IL @ Peoria Civic Center Arena
Sep 23 - Green Bay, WI @ Resch Center ***

** Ghost and Spiritbox only
*** Ghost, Spiritbox and Carcass

See also:

Ghost top 2022 US album sales with Impera
Ghost score UK album chart high with Impera
Ghost perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Ghost to perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Search Ghost at hennemusic