More bands are using Instagram to debut new songs. Here’s an example from Ghost.

Instagram has turned into one of the most popular and useful social media apps. Now that Instagram Stories have caught on (I post stories all the time on my account), some artists looking for ways to take advantage of the technology.

Enter Ghost, the Dave Grohl-approved metal band from Sweden. Back on May 18, they released a song entitled “Dance Macabre” from their upcoming album, Prequelle, as an Instagram Story. Here’s a YouTube grab of what it was like.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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