Loudwire: WHY GHOST B.C. DESERVE THE PRAISE

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The rise of Swedish metal act Ghost B.C. (Ghost) will forever be connected to the soundscape of 2013. From relative obscurity, Ghost experienced an unparalleled ascension last year, becoming one of metal’s most popular acts thanks in part to ‘Infestissumam,’ the band’s sophomore album. However, like any act whose rise commands universal attention, Ghost have received both immense praise and vitriolic criticism.

A few years ago, Invisible Oranges published a great piece called ‘Why Ghost Matters.’ The post was written long before Ghost experienced their meteoric rise and made some great points on the importance of a band who would later go on to open for acts such as Iron Maiden and Slayer. Now, we offer our own editorial on Ghost’s success and why the cult metal band deserve every bit of the praise they’ve received.  (more…)

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