Ghost Ship Octavius

Introducing Progressive Metal Band Ghost Ship Octavius: Featuring Matt Wicklund (God Forbid, Himsa, Warrel Dane), Van Williams (Nevermore, Ashes of Ares), and Adon Fanion

Currently Untitled Debut Album to be Produced by Grammy-Winner Neil Kernon (Nevermore, Queensryche, Cannibal Corpse, Hall & Oates, Nile). People are invited to watch the New Lyric Video for ‘Alive’ Here: Help GHOST SHIP OCTAVIUS Record their New Album – Pledge at KickStarter: – Only 30 Days Left to Pledge!


New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/07/2014 -- Ghost Ship Octavius is a new progressive metal band formed in 2012 by lead guitarist Matt Wicklund (God Forbid, HIMSA, Warrel Dane), drummer Van Williams (Nevermore, Ashes of Ares, Pure Sweet Hell) and vocalist Adon Fanion. The band’s sound features technical and groove metal elements, highlighted by Adon’s powerful clean vocals, Van’s tasteful rhythms and Matt’s melodic and intricate guitar solos. Take a listen to the band’s new track ‘Alive’ via lyric video here:, and watch a studio performance music video for the track ‘Saturn and Skies’ to get another taste:

Ghost Ship Octavius have finished writing their currently untitled upcoming full-length album and have since teamed up with Grammy-winning and multi-platinum selling producer Neil Kernon (Nevermore, Queensryche, Cannibal Corpse, Hall & Oates, Nile).

In order to get this project off to a great start, Ghost Ship Octavius is reaching out to fans to help fund the album by use of popular crowd-funding site KickStarter. The campaign has been launched and offers pre-sales of the album, merchandise and many other perks, including 1-on-1 Skype video lessons, guest performances on his/her band’s album, being drawn into the band’s album artwork, and more! People can pledge here The pledging period ends in 30 days.

Those who want to see how the band is doing so far, can Check out a pre-production video of the track ‘Alive’ here:

Stay tuned for more coming soon from Ghost Ship Octavius!

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Twitter: @gsoctavius

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About Ghost Ship Octavius
Ghost Ship Octavius is a new Progressive Melodic Metal Band started in the beginning of 2013 by guitarist Matthew Wicklund (God Forbid/HIMSA), Van Williams (Nevermore/Pure Sweet Hell/Nuclear Blast recording artist- Ashes of Ares) and up and coming vocalist Adon Fanion.