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The identities of Ghost's current band of Nameless Ghouls have been revealed

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The identities of Ghost's current troupe of Nameless Ghouls have been revealed in a new photo commemorating the wrapping up of the band's recent European tour.

The photo – shared by guitarist Chris Catalyst, known for his work with Ugly Kid Joe and The Sisters of Mercy – shows Ghost's entire current lineup and crew – as well as support acts Twin Temple and Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats – with frontman Tobias Forge in the back row.

Catalyst, who can be seen to Forge's direct right, writes: “Amazing tour with our wonderful Ghost family. I suppose that's that particular cat out of the bag. [It's] so great to be doing this again. Playing this fantastic music with these brilliant people makes me run out of superlatives.”

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Naturally, the chance to see all of Ghost's Nameless Ghouls unmasked got fans digging. 

One Facebook fan page – Greek Ghost Fans (opens in new tab) – named the remaining Ghouls as guitarist Per Eriksson (of Swedish heavy metal outfit Bloodbath), bassist Cos Sylvan (Rain), drummer Hayden Scott (Mountain), multi-instrumentalist Jutty Taylor (Swiss/Multi), keyboardists Laura Scarborough (Cirrus) and Mad Gallica (Cumulus), and multi-instrumentalist Sophie Amelkin (Sunshine).

Responding to Catalyst's post on Twitter, English guitarist Ginger Wildheart – with whom he has worked in the past – told him to “keep kicking arse's arse”, to which he replied: “Home tomorrow if you guys need any more silly vocals, or bollocks, or stupidity.”

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While Chris Catalyst and Per Eriksson have been handling Ghost's guitar duties live, six-string parts on the band's latest record Impera were tracked by Opeth's Fredrik Åkesson.

In a recent interview with Total Guitar, Åkesson spoke of the immense amounts of layering that went into the album's production.

“There are a lot of Brian May-style parts on this album, with four-piece harmonies dubbed three times each plus octaves,” he said. “I’d never recorded so many layers of guitars... It was fun!”

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Sam is a Staff Writer at Guitar World, also creating content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar (opens in new tab).