Ghost announce North American tour with Mastodon and Spiritbox

Ghost are crossing the pond with their Imperatour – and they’re bringing along the fantastic supporting cast of Mastodon and Spiritbox.

Ghost announce North American tour with Mastodon and Spiritbox
Emily Carter
Paul Harries

Following an absolutely brilliant UK and European run, Ghost have announced the next leg of their Imperatour.

The band will be joined by the almighty supporting cast of Mastodon and Spiritbox for these shows, which kick off in San Diego, CA on August 26 and run through to Green Bay, WI on September 23.

Of course, while the headliners will be performing in support of their latest album Impera, there's the potential for Spiritbox to drop new music in time for these shows: in a recent interview with Kerrang!, Courtney LaPlante and Mike Stringer confirmed they'd already written around eight new songs.

“They’re really different to the songs on Eternal Blue,” said Courtney. “I think some people might even hate them. But that makes me excited. I thrive on negativity!”

“Eternal Blue spanned over two years,” added Mike. “And so much happened over those years. Now we’re different people with different tastes and it’s nice to be able to sit down and be like, ‘What do I want to hear? What do I enjoy?’”

“We feel really energised playing and recording the new songs,” Courtney continued. “I hope that will translate to those listening. It makes me want to drive around really fast in a car – I don’t even have a licence, but I’ll do it!”

Catch the North American Imperatour at the following:


26 San Diego Pechanga Arena San Diego, CA
27 Tucson Tucson Convention Center Arena, AZ
30 Austin Moody Center, TX
31 Corpus Christi American Bank Center Arena, TX


2 Huntsville Von Braun Center’s Propst Arena, AL
3 Duluth Gas South Arena, GA
4 Asheville Arena, NC
6 Tampa Yuengling Arena, FL
8 Danville Blue Ridge Rock Fest, VA
9 Trenton CURE Insurance Arena, NJ
10 Belmont Park UBS Arena, NY
12 Providence Dunkin Donuts Center, RI
13 Bangor Cross Insurance Center, ME
15 Quebec City Videotron Centre, QC
16 Laval Place Bell, QC
17 Toronto Coca Cola Coliseum, ON
19 Saginaw Dow Event Center, MI
20 Youngstown Covelli Centre, OH
21 Peoria Peoria Civic Center Arena, IL
23 Green Bay Resch Center, WI

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