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Masaki Batoh forms new group The Silence

After disbanding Ghost in August, Batoh announces new group

Former Ghost frontman Masaki Batoh has formed a new group, The Silence, with a debut performance in Tokyo on 28 November. Following this, The Silence will release their first record on 24 March 2015. Batoh announced that he would be disbanding Ghost in August, via the group’s Facebook page, at which point he also mentioned new group The Silence.

Batoh says: "The Silence is heavier than any sound pressure and the silence which thunders the ears can only be expressed by the silence in the subconscious mind of consciousness and unconsciousness."

More details incoming via Drag City.