Magna Carta Cartel (UK Debut) At The Black Heart




Old Empire in association with Tone MGMT present:

MCC [Magna Carta Cartel] - (UK Debut Show)

plus guests

Doors: 7pm

The Black Heart
2-3 Greenland Place
London NW1 0AP

Magna Carta Cartel was founded in Linkping in 2006.[1] Two of its founding members, Martin Persner and Simon Sderberg, served as the band's guitarists and vocalists, and both later played guitar in the band Ghost. Another member of the band, Tobias Forge, is the lead singer of Ghost under the stage name "Papa Emeritus", although this was not confirmed until 2017. Magna Carta Cartel's first record, the three-song EP Valiant Visions Dawn, was released in 2008. The EP was published by Sounds of Zilence as a free digital download.[1] The band's first full-length album, Goodmorning Restrained, was released in 2009, again by Sounds of Zilence.[2]

Magna Carta Cartel went on hiatus beginning in 2010, due to Persner, Sderberg, and Forge focusing their efforts on Ghost.[1] Although the members of Ghost had long kept their identities secret, Persner revealed in a 2017 online video that he had served as the band's rhythm guitarist from 2009 to July 2016. He thanked Ghost's fans for their support, and announced that MCC would be reforming.[3]

MCC began releasing new music in 2017, now signed Lvely Records, who reissued their first two albums. The band's new lineup includes Martin Persner, Arvid Persner, and Pr Glendor.[2][4] Since reforming, MCC have released the single "Sway" and the four-song EP The Demon King.[2]

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