INFESTISSUMAM - everything about the album


In this room of the Coven you can find all the informations about Ghost's latest album "Infestissumam".


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RELEASE DATES AND ORDERING LINKS - REVIEWS
FULL ALBUM STREAMING and AUDIO COMMENTARY
VIDEO COMMENTARY - THE ARTWORK



SWEDEN - APRIL 10TH, 2013

LINK: Order from Scandinavia (ships worldwide)
CD version - in jewelcase w/ 24 pages booklet
LP version - clear vinyl in gatefold w/ 12 pages booklet (first press, now sold out)


MAY 7TH, 2013
LP version, 2nd press - black vinyl in gatefold w/ 12 pages booklet, 2000 copies
Available on: Bengans.se , Hotstuff.se, CDON.com

MAY 31ST, 2013
LP version - yellow vinyl in gatefold w/ 12 pages booklet, 2000 copies
Available on: Bengans.se , Ginza.se, Hotstuff.se


UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 15TH, 2013

LINK: order from U.K.
Audio CD


NETHERLANDS - APRIL 12TH, 2013

Both the standard and the deluxe editions are available on Freerecordshop.nl
(thanks to Ron for letting us know in the comments below)


SWITZERLAND - APRIL 12TH, 2013

Universalmusic.ch


OTHER EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, U.S.A. AND CANADA - APRIL 16TH, 2013

WORLDWIDE ORDERS at GHOST (B.C.) STORE

Premium packges and bundles available with: lithograph artwork, T-shirts, red 12" vinyl / CD Deluxe Edition (includes 2 bonus tracks)
Deluxe Edition w/ two bonus tracks:
"La Mantra Mori" and "I'm a Marionette" (ABBA cover - feat. Dave Grohl)
Also available on:
Barnes & Noble.com
(read more about their international shipping options)


AUSTRALIA

Australians can also order the album from
JB Hi-Fi online store
, CD comes with a free "Opus Eponymous" patch
(thanks to fellow devotee Jainash Prakash for letting us know)


JAPAN

The Japanese edition of "Infestissumam" has been released on May 22nd, 2013 through Universal Japan, and features the bonus tracks "La Mantra Mori", "I'm A Marionette" (ABBA cover - feat. Dave Grohl) and "Waiting For The Night" (Depeche Mode cover). Available on :
Ebay - CDJapan(ships worldwide)- Neowing.co.jp




ALL AROUND THE WORLD: PRE-ORDERS AVAILABLE ALSO AT YOUR LOCAL AMAZON STORE

If you are aware of any additional infos, useful links, corrections (only if confirmed by official sources) , please let us know through telepathic contact (may fail if not trained)  or send us an email at thenamelesswitch@gmail.com.


REVIEWS
(so far)

"It's a statement of intent that suggests that in future people will stop describing them as 'x-meets-y' [...] and simply refer to their ludicrously alluring mix of pomp, pop and power as 'sounding like Ghost'. "
The Quietus,
Track By Track Review Of Ghost BC's Infestissumam

"The record sounds immaculate, an unholy marriage of pop, progressive rock, and hard rock. The songs continue to bear the band’s unique identity but develop that mystique and musical personality further."
Headbang blog, MSN Music
"[...] It is also an album that showcases a band with a clear vision of what they want to accomplish, both musically and theatrically, while at the height of their songwriting prowess. The nameless ghouls in Ghost have successfully avoided the sophomore slump, as Infestissumam is a very enjoyable listening experience, and is highly recommended."
Review on WhatCulture.com
"[...]Ghost's atavistic glee results in as refreshing a sound as can be heard in 2013. Doubtless the Horned One will be delighted by his acolytes' efforts."
Album review on The Guardian
"[...] In the genre of metal, where creative plagiarism has been not only rampant, but increasingly popular, Ghost have proven yet again that true, virtuosic originality still exists. ‘Infestissumam’ is what we’ve been praying for … and Satan has answered the call."
Review on Loudwire
"[...]One minute you're rocking out to a metal riff, the next humming along to a nice vocal harmony, dancing to a disco beat, grooving to a twangy surf guitar....hang on...surf...disco...what IS this music?? All this often occurs within the one song without the band arbitrarily genre hopping...it's all blended seamlessly together and that is the genius of Infestissumam."
Review on Australian Musician Network
"At the risk of sounding sycophantic and vaguely smarmy, Infestissumam could easily be one of the best albums released in 2013."
Bring The Noise
"Basically, Ghost did exactly what any band should do with their sophomore album: they kept everything they did well on their debut while making a conscious effort to develop their sound in a meaningful way. Infestissumam doesn't just hold up well in comparison to their debut, it stands alone as a great work of heavy metal music. "
Scene Point Blank
"[...]Ghost is definitely a breath of fresh air, regardless of how rooted in older sounds they may or may not be. I love extreme metal sub-genres from drone to doom and black metal, but there is definitely a lack, in those genres, of what Ghost is delivering in poppy, catchy, clean, well-sung heavy metal with plenty of theatrics. "
Heathen Harvest
" They may very well be as non-existent and hard to prove as any spirit and can only be described as orchestral metal. It is epic, bold, and as imposing as the Vatican itself. If you’re like me and often take time out of your day to pretend you’re leading the Philharmonic or are a possessed puppeteer waving your arms in sheer joy then consider your dark prayers have now been answered."
Metalholic
"[...]Ghost is (perhaps unintentionally) a bellwether for this notion, that there might not be a way forward, that there is no forward, and any radical departure from expectations, any disappearance into the niche, avoiding the pleasurable (melody, mid-tempos, only mild distortion) for the sake of “authenticity” is foolish, is fake."
ExplodedGoat.com
"Whatever Ghost's intentions, they've definitely managed to carve out a niche within the increasingly fragmented world of heavy metal, and while purists may revile them for their insolence, it's their insubordination that ultimately earns them a place in the genre."
AllMusic
"Overall, this album proved to be very enjoyable and memorable, with a solid, heavy rock sound that appeals to a wide audience without sounding watered-down."
Examiner.com