Ghost released their fourth studio album Prequelle just a few months ago, but that doesn’t seem to have made people any less curious as to when the band will be dropping any more new music.

While we wouldn’t be opposed to some new music soon, it appears that the band’s frontman is going to be taking the production process a little slower for their next release.

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According to a new interview with Loudwire, the band’s frontman explained that fans will have to wait for quite some time for a follow-up to this year’s Prequelle, where he shared that the band won’t be putting out any new music until 2020.

The reason? They’ve got so much going on it 2019 tour-wise, that adding an album might be pushing their time limits:

“From our perspective, at least, 2019 is already over,” Forge said. “That year is already done…That doesn’t limit me from writing or starting the steps, but when it comes to having a consecutive three month’s studio time, there is no such time in 2019. That will happen, probably, spring 2020. Then you have to add like three months of waiting between recording and releasing.”

Check out the full video interview below:

While the band might not be releasing any new music for another year, that doesn’t mean the band’s frontman hasn’t thought about what the forthcoming release could entail.

It was recently reported that the band’s frontman shared that new material could be coming from the band, and it won’t be just an EP worth of covers! The frontman shared the news with ROCK 100.5, as pointed out by Theprp.com, where he explained:

“My intention is not to release just another EP of covers,” says the Ghost frontman who is formerly known as Papa Emeritus. “There might be something else coming out next year, maybe, that might have been recorded already, that won’t be covers.”

We may not be getting an album anytime soon, but we’re still pretty excited to know that a brand new record will be on the horizons in about a year or so!

In other Ghost-related news, the band will be hitting the road next year with Metallica as the group goes in for another round of their “WorldWired” tour in the U.K. and Europe.

The summer tour kicks off May 1 in Lisbon, Portugal and it wraps up a couple of months later on Aug. 25 in Mannheim, Germany. For further information, you can go to the band’s website.

Check out the full list of cities and dates below!

Dates:

05/01 – Lisbon, Portugal @ Estádio do Restelo
05/03 – Madrid, Spain @ Valdebebas
05/05 – Barcelona, Spain @ Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys
05/08 – Milan, Italy @ SNAI San Siro Hippodrome
05/10 – Zürich, Switzerland @ Letzigrund
05/12 – Paris, France @ Stade de France
06/08 – Dublin, Ireland @ Slane Castle
06/11 – Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Johan Cruijff Arena
06/13 – Köln, Germany @ RheinEnergieStadion
06/16 – Brussels, Belgium @ Koning Boudewijnstadion
06/18 – Manchester, England @ Etihad Stadium
06/20 – London, England @ Twickenham Stadium
07/06 – Berlin, Germany @ Olympiastadion
07/09 – Göteborg, Sweden @ Ullevi
07/11 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Telia Parken
07/13 – Trondheim, Norway @ Granåsen
07/16 – Hämeenlinna, Finland @ Kantolan Tapahtumapuisto
07/18 – Tartu, Estonia @ Raadi Airfield
07/21 – Moscow, Russia @ Luzhniki Stadium
08/14 – Bucharest, Romania @ Arena Națională
08/16 – Vienna, Austria @ Ernst-Happel-Stadion
08/18 – Prague, Czech Republic @ Airport Letnany
08/21 – Warsaw, Poland @ PGE Narodowy
08/23 – Munich, Germany @ Olympiastadion
08/25 – Mannheim, Germany @ Palastzelt Maimarktgelände

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