LIVE: Ghost

Didn't get enough scares on Halloween? Ghost's Papa Emeritus and the Nameless Ghouls creeped out on a rabid Observatory North Park crowd on Nov. 2.

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Ghost headlined the Observatory North Park Nov. 2, 2015.
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The doom metal band hails from Sweden.
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The show was packed full of fans eagerly awaiting the chance to see Papa Emeritus III and the Nameless Ghouls (as they're known).
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The Nameless Ghouls (the instrumentalists of the band) all wear silver masks with horns during the entirety of the show, while vocalist Papa Emeritus III (pictured) dresses in black pope attire.
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The band members' identities have never been publicly disclosed.
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The band got its start when its members were in another band together and one of the Nameless Ghouls ended up writing a song that would end up becoming a future Ghost song, "Stand By Him."
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According to that Nameless Ghoul: "I said that this is probably the most heavy metal riff that has ever existed. When the chorus came to me, it haunted my dreams."
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The band is a mix between pop and black metal, with its lyrics blatantly Satanic.
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However, the band has said several times their image is all tongue-in-cheek, citing that "We have no militant agenda. We are an entertainment group."
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The group's theatrics are influenced by Kiss, David Bowie and Alice Cooper, but a member said they are more influenced by Pink Floyd.
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Ghost's Satanic theme has proven problematic for the group, especially in the United States.
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The group was unable to find a record manufacturer in the U.S. to press their sophomore album, "Infestissumam," because it featured artwork showing nudity, which resulted in a delay to the album's release.
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The band's most recent album, "Meliora," was released Aug. 21, 2015.
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