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Ghost Posts "Papaganda" Documentary Clip

Sweden's Ghost B.C. today premiered part one of a new documentary web series entitled "Papaganda" on Vice's Noisey.com.

"Papaganda" (see what they did there?) explores the papal lineage, the reign of Papa Emeritus II, and the future of the Ghost dynasty.The series was directed by Greg Olliver, who co-directed & produced 2010's "Lemmy," and a soon-to-be-released psychological thriller/horror, "Devoured."

Check out the new clip below. "You can't point a camera at Ghost without every frame of footage looking like heavy-metal gold." said Olliver. "To work with a band that's on a fast rise to fame and has a mysterious story which is currently unraveling requires an entirely different approach. Add in the anonymity of the group and the look that they have... and you suddenly have a whole lot to chew on as a director. The only downside is that I felt a bit silly on stage filming NOT wearing a robe and black mask."

"Greg has the perfect mix of story-telling acumen, musical taste and a fondness for the macabre... it made him the ideal choice to tell the story of Ghost." said Adam Farrell, creative director of the band's label, Loma Vista.

Filming for the series and planned feature-length documentary began on the summer festival circuit and continues through the year. It is being produced through Greg Olliver's NYC based production company, Secret Weapon Films.

See Ghost live:

10/3 - Rosemont, IL - Allstate Arena
10/5 - Indianapolis, IN - Klipsch Music Center
10/6 - Cincinnati, OH - U.S. Bank Arena
10/8 - Baltimore, MD - 1st Mariner Arena
10/9 - Boston, MA - TD Garden
10/12 - Bloomington, IL - U.S. Cellular Coliseum
10/13 - Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena
10/15 - Atlanta, GA - Phillips Arena
10/16 - Orlando, FL - Amway Center
10/18 - Houston, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion
10/19 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
10/20 - San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center
10/22 - Omaha, NE - CenturyLink Center Omaha
10/23 - Oklahoma City, OK - Chesapeake Energy Arena
10/26 - Las Vegas, NV - Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

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1. metalmayhm writes:

This is great....there is no denying that they do everything they do tongue in cheek. But they do it so well. This band was formed basically to make great music while at the same time collecting money with a middle finger directed at the industry that is paying them. To me that is a huge part of metal, and hardcore music. Im not super psyched on Ghost's latest work. But they are proficient, write very good songs, and they are having a blast with a$$holes like me who dig them.

# Sep 12, 2013 @ 8:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. KanadianKoRn writes:

so last night i searched through so many articles of these guys trying to figure out their full identity. and its fkn hilarious no one knows who they are. its kinda the biggest joke ever. i mean how does nobody give up their cover? i literally searched for like 4 hours last night and basically got nothing. i even tried met encyclopedium to look up every swedish band from their town and checking coinciding tour dates and i got absolutely no where, im baffled and almost willing to pay a private investigator. any takers?

# Sep 13, 2013 @ 10:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. KanadianKoRn writes:

*metal encyclopedium

# Sep 13, 2013 @ 10:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. spiral_architect writes:

OK, I AM CONFUSED NOW. I THOUGHT PAPA EMERITUS MERELY "RE-CHRISTENED" HIMSELF PAPA EMERITUS II. NOW IT SEEMS THEY HAVE A NEW LEAD SINGER? THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT THE NEXT PAPA EMERITUS. IS THIS ALL PART OF THE JOKE?

# Sep 13, 2013 @ 11:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. KanadianKoRn writes:

Apparently they are 1 and the same. just part of the gimmick, that much i know. sounds the exact same on both albums.

# Sep 13, 2013 @ 12:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. KanadianKoRn writes:

i also found out dave grohl has been one of the nameless ghouls..

# Sep 13, 2013 @ 12:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. BrianMN writes:

Holy crap, Papa's Patrick Stewart???
Warp speed Mr. Sulu.

# Sep 13, 2013 @ 1:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. KanadianKoRn writes:

is that another joke?

# Sep 13, 2013 @ 2:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Blindgreed1 writes:

LMFAO! They gotcha!

# Sep 13, 2013 @ 2:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Blindgreed1 writes:

Oh, and I think you're reading too much into the Grohl thing KK. If I remember correctly, Grohl stated in an interview that the nameless gouls were completely anoymous, "I could even be one."

# Sep 13, 2013 @ 2:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. KanadianKoRn writes:

lol sup bg! honestly though im considering hiring a private investigator its buggin the shiiite outa me

# Sep 13, 2013 @ 4:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. xFiruath writes:

It'll be great when KanadianKorn's private investigator goes missing or dies mysteriously :)

# Sep 13, 2013 @ 5:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. KanadianKoRn writes:

lol so true

# Sep 14, 2013 @ 7:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. metalmayhem writes:

Their singer is the former vocalist for Swedish Death metal band Repugnant. That same guy is also one of the top selling pop stars in Sweden. Its pretty easy to find info about him, just not the other 5 dudes.

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