I shan’t lie, I’m a huge fan of Swedish heavy metal rockers Ghost (now called Ghost B.C. but whatever). I love their larger-than-life Satan worshiping antics and their sweeping Blue Oyster Cult-vibe. Most of their tunes have a dark heart, and while I dig that about them, I can’t help but love their earnest (dare I say, sweet?) cover of Roky Erickson’s “If You Have Ghosts.”
Stirring strings? Silky smooth vocals? Killer guitar? Check. Check. And check. This song kicks so much ass. And Dave Grohl on rhythm guitar is there to add a badass cherry on this hard rock sundae.
“If You Have Ghosts” appears on a recently released EP of the same title, like the band’s prior full length LP’s its is highly recommended.
Also, I’m super stoked because Ghost is embarking on a North American tour that will include a city near me! I can’t wait to see them.