Tobias Forge has responded to Ghost being known as “not metallic sufficient” by naysayers within the metallic group. The Ghost mastermind additionally reacted to those that use homophobic slurs to explain his band’s evolution, declaring he’s glad these varieties of individuals don’t take heed to Ghost.
With their final two albums, Prequelle and Impera, Ghost have undoubtedly developed away from their conventional heavy metallic sound, creating music extra throughout the onerous rock area. Impera has even been described as a rock opera or like ABBA, each by followers of the band and by Ghost haters.
Whereas talking with Swedish TV channel SVT for his or her Hård Rock På Export sequence, Forge commented on a number of the backlash Ghost have obtained.
“Ever since we launched the primary album there was all the time somebody for and towards the band. The music and my singing fashion have nearly all the time been the identical,” Forge says. [Translation via YouTube CC] “Both they preferred it or it was ‘homosexual.’ Or not metallic sufficient. Then it has often been known as ‘gay.’ In the event that they use it negatively like that, I’m completely superb with them not liking us. I take it as a badge of honor. I’m glad they don’t take heed to us.”
The interviewer proceeded to learn a touch upon one among Ghost’s Youtube movies, which reads, “Lyrics: Devil. Stage present: Devil. Seems like: ABBA.”
“I like ABBA, so I’m not mad,” Forge replied.