Ghost Band Members Ages And Names

Swedish masked rock band Ghost with its members whose identity remains concealed behind the masks.
Swedish masked rock band Ghost with its members whose identity remains concealed behind the masks.( Source : latimes )

Ghost Band members ages range between 35 to 45 years old. Ghost Band members include Tobias Forge and a group of Nameless Ghouls who play different instruments.

The Swedish masked rock band, Ghost, was initially known as Ghost B.C. during its initiation in 2006 in Linköping, Sweden. They are highly appreciated for their stage performance and anonymous persona.

It was established after the future frontman and leader Tobias Forge penned the song titled 'Stand by Him.' The 3-minute 56 seconds song was also released on the band's first studio album.

Seven of the eight band members remain behind the virtually identical yet face-concealing attires. They were fancy masks, prosthetic masks, and makeup that conceal their identity from the public.

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Ghost Band Members Names

Ghost band members include eight artists Tobias Forge, Papa Nihil, and a group of nameless ghouls. They are committed to keeping their identities concealed.

Tobias Forge (Papa Emeritus IV)Leader, Vocalist, Guitar, Bass, Percussion
Nameless Ghouls: FireLead Guitarist
Nameless Ghouls: WaterBassist
Nameless Ghouls: AirKeyboardist and backing vocals
Nameless Ghouls: EarthDrummer
Nameless Ghouls: AetherRhythm Guitarist and backing vocals
Nameless Ghouls: Multi-ghoulGuitarist, Tambourine, Saxophonist
Nameless Ghouls: CirrusKeyboardist, Tambourine, Keytar
Nameless Ghouls: Infinity, Stratus, Sunshine, or VictoryTambourine, Keyboards, and backing vocals.

The Swedish band is widely appraised for its eccentric on-stage presence with their face remains concealed behind their costumes. The band's lineup has changed over the years.

The eight instrumentalists whose identity is kept behind the curtain are known as Nameless Ghouls. Each of the nameless members represents one of the classical elements Fire, Water, Earth, Wind, and Ether.

Tobias Forge

Tobias Forge during his attendance at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theatre on Nov. 20, 2022.
Tobias Forge during his attendance at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theatre on Nov. 20, 2022.( Source : imdb )

Tobias Forge is an established singer. He is best known as the frontman and as Papa Emeritus IV of the Swedish rock band Ghost.

Initially, the identity of Forge was also behind the curtain until his disclosure in 2017. Tobias performed under the moniker Cardinal Copia and Papa Emeritus before the unveiling of his identification.

Besides, Ghost, the singer has been a part of various other bands including Crashdïet and Repugnant. Correspondingly, he also served as a guitarist for Onket Kånkel, a punk rock band.

A Group of Nameless Ghouls

Nameless Ghouls are the members of the Swedish band Ghosts whose identity remains disguised behind the masks.
Nameless Ghouls are the members of the Swedish band Ghosts whose identity remains disguised behind the masks.( Source : ew )

Nameless Ghouls are the instrumentalists of the Swedish band Ghost. They use the term 'Nameless Ghouls' to disguise their identity.

The anonymous members of the band consist of eight ghouls that play different instruments including guitar, bass guitar, drums, and more while the band is performing live. 

Each of the seven nameless ghouls represents different elements and they are identified by the elemental symbols embroidered on the right breast of their costumes.

The appearance and customers of the ghouls have changed over the years. During the initial days, the ghouls wore store-bought costumes. Later, they started adorning Bauta masks and white costumes.

Ghost Band Members Ages

Ghost Band members ages range start from the mid-30s through the early 40s. The former members, Martin Hjertstedt, and Henrik Plam are both 36 years old as of 2023. 

  • Tobias Forge (Lead Vocalist)

Tobias is 42 years old as of 2023. Born in 1981, the singer celebrates his birthday on March 3 every passing year. He has performed under various stage names until this day.

  • Chris Catalyst (Aether)

As of 2023, the Nameless Ghoul Aether, Chris Catalyst is 43 years old. The guitarist was born on February 11, 1980. Catalyst is originally from Beverly in East Yorkshire.

  • Per Eriksson (Fire)

Lead guitarist, Per Eriksson, is 41 years according to the year 2023. Born in 1982, he praises his birthday on April 2 every passing year. He has been involved with various other bands besides Ghost including Bloodbath.

  • Hayden Scott (Mountain/ Earth)

As of 2023, the drummer, Hayden Scott, is 39 years old. He was born on April 20, 1984. The touring drummer is best known for serving AWOLNATION, the American rock band.

  • Mad Gallica (Cumulus/ Curvy/ Air)

The intricate details of Mad Gallica's birth details remain out of the sight. That said, according to the tweet, she celebrates her birthday on July 26 consistently.

Whereas, the information entailing the birth details of other members including Sophie Amelkin (Sunshine), Cosmo Sylvan (Rain or Water), and Laura Scarbourough (Cirrus/ Tall) remains obscure.

Ghost Band Members Unmasked

The identities of the Ghost Band members were unmasked regardless of the band's leader Tobias Forge's constant effort to keep it concealed.

It has always been a subject of discussion among the netizens surrounding the topic of the current lineup of the band. It is obvious thing for fans to get curious about the identities that are covered behind the face-concealing costumes.

Amidst the obscureness, a photo of all the bands including Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats and Twin Temple and their road crew was out on social media after they wrapped their European tour in May 2022.

The wrap up photo after the completion of European Tour led to the disclosure of the Nameless Ghouls of the Swedish band Ghost.
The wrap up photo after the completion of European Tour led to the disclosure of the Nameless Ghouls of the Swedish band Ghost.( Source : instagram )

The circulation of the photo led to the unveiling of the identity of some of the Nameless ghouls who indulged in the band's activities. Some of the nameless ghouls include recognizable names. 

According to LoudWire, the nameless ghouls of the band  includes:

  1. Chris Catalyst (Nameless Ghouls: Aether)
  2. Per Eriksson (Nameless Ghouls:  Fire)
  3. Cosmo Sylvan (Nameless  Ghouls: Rain/ Water)
  4. Hayden Scott (Nameless  Ghouls: Mountain/ Earth)
  5. Laura Scarbourough (Cirrus/ Tall)
  6. Justin "Jutty" Taylor (Swiss/Multi)
  7. Mad Gallica (Cumulus / Curvy/ Air)
  8. Sophie Amelkin (Sunshine)

Ghost Band Tour 2023

Ghost band announced a U.S. summer tour in 2023 which is titled 'Re-Imperatour U.S.A.' The tour hits cities like Austin, Tampa, Chicago, and more.

The band began their tour titled Imperatour in support of their fifth studio and latest album Impera on January 25, 2022, in Reno, Nevada. However, as of now, it is set to conclude on September 12, 2023.

Initially, the tour was scheduled to take place between January 25, 2022, and May 18, 2022. Nonetheless, later the band announced the U.S.A. trek on February 13, 2023, which will feature a special guest Amon Amarth. 

Ghost Summer Tour Schedule:

  • Aug. 2, 2023 – Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion
  • Aug. 4, 2023 – Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre
  • Aug. 5, 2023 – Airway Heights, WA @ BECU Live at Northern Quest
  • Aug. 7, 2023 – West Valley City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre
  • Aug. 8, 2023 – Denver, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre 
  • Aug 11, 2023 – St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
  • Aug. 12, 2023 – Milwaukee, WI @ American Family Insurance Amphitheater
  • Aug. 14, 2023 – Clarkston, MI @ Pine Knob Music Theatre
  • Aug. 15, 2023 – Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
  • Aug. 16, 2023 – Cincinnati, OH @ PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center

and more until Sept. 11, 2023, at Los Angeles, California in Kia Forum

Ticket price for standard ticket for section 205 at Row HH costs $99.50 ea.
Ticket price for standard ticket for section 205 at Row HH costs $99.50 ea.( Source : ticketmaster )

The ticket price for the forthcoming U.S. summer tour ranges up to $600. You can get grab standard tickets, verified resale tickets, platinum tickets, and more at Ticketmaster. 

Ghost Band Songs, Albums and Playlist

Ghost band has released five studio albums, one live album, and fourteen music videos until March 21, 2023. They have also dropped three EPs until March 21, 2023.

Not to forget, the Swedish rock band has also already put out thirteen singles and fourteen music videos. They released their full-length album Opus Eponymous in October 2010. 

Studio Albums5
Live Albums1
Music Videos14

Ghost band's top-selling albums until the end of 2022 based on their sales are:

  1. Meliora (2015) - Sales: 1,000,000
  2. Prequelle (2018) - Sales: 1,000,000
  3. Impera (2022) - Sales: 500,000
  4. Infestissumam (2013) - Sales: 500,000
  5. Opus Eponymous (2010) - Sales: 20,000

The band descended their second album titled Infestissumam on April 10, 2013, via Loma Vista and Universal records. The album was certified Gold by GLF, the Swedish Recording Industry Association.

Meliora, the third studio album, released on August 21, 2015, acquired a huge success. Not only did the album make it to various music publications' lists of the best albums, but the album bagged awards too.

Likewise, their fourth studio album titled Prequelle also followed the success of their third studio album. It received a platinum certification from GLF and a Gold from IFPI NOR.

Impera, Ghost's latest and fifth album made significant rounds on the web. Correspondingly, it peaked at number 1 on Billboard's Top Album Sales chart in March 2022.

According to Billboard, Impera recorded sales of 62,500 copies in the United States. It made history as the biggest week, by album sales for any album according to the report of March 2022.

The Swedish band released their live album titled Ceremony and Devotion on December 8, 2017, via Loma Vista, and Concord recording labels. 

Speaking of their extended plays, the band dropped their first EP, If You Have Ghost, on November 19, 2013. After over three years, they finally released their second EP, Popestar, on September 16, 2016.

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