Ghost have announced their North American IMPERATOUR. The band will be joined by Mastodon and Spiritbox during the run.

The IMPERATOUR begins Aug. 26 in San Diego, California, and wraps up Sept. 23 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Carcass will make a special appearance on the tour’s final date.

Read more: ILLENIUM teams up with Spiritbox on “Shivering”—listen

Alternative Press recently connected with Ghost in issue #405 to talk about the band’s trajectory and new album Impera.

Instead of lamenting the loss of hard rock’s dominance on culture, Tobias Forge and his bandmates have stayed true to themselves and the decisions that have brought them success. Hard rock’s not on the way out, and neither are they.

“We’re not a nostalgia band,” Forge says. “I refuse to be there yet. Maybe one day, when whatever I put out won’t matter, which is fine and natural. But I feel like this [album] is still relevant in the context of Ghost — it adds another 20% to peoples’ impression of the band. It’s adding to the bigger picture. That’s not talking about the commercial appeal of the record because I don’t know that; I just know that the vibe around the album is vibrating, and people are very fucking excited.”

Check below for tour dates and sign up for Ghost’s mailing list for presale information.

Ghost 2022 tour dates

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

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

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