Love Ghost is an American alternative rock band from Los Angeles, California formed by frontman Finnegan Bell, consisting of vocalist/guitarist/founder Finnegan Bell, Cory Batchler (keyboard, bass, background vocals), guitarist Daniel Alcala, and drummer Daniel Gallardo.[1][2] Finnegan Bell has called the band, "an alternative rock band with hip-hop elements. It's halfway Nirvana, Alice in Chains, halfway $UICIDEBOY$ and Lil Peep. Somewhere in the mix between that."[3][4][5]

Love Ghost
OriginLos Angeles, California, United States
Years active2013–present
  • Finnegan Bell
  • Daniel Alcala
  • Cory Batcher
  • Daniel Gallardo
Past member(s)
  • Mya Green
  • Ale Sierra
  • Ryan Stevens
  • Samson Young

In 2022 the band was one of 8 bands chosen to play at the iconic Rockpalast festival in Germany. They charted on Apple Music’s “new in rock” on their song “Dirty Pixxx” with rapper Bali Baby in 2022. They also got in Rolling Stone Magazine for their song "Wolfsbane" with Rico Nasty.

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At age 14 and still in eighth grade, founding member Finnegan Bell started an early version of Love Ghost with viola player Mya Green.[6] The band's name came from Finnegan's fascination with love and death.[7][3][8][9][10]

The band has opened for Buckcherry, Berlin, Smash Mouth, The Young Dubliners, The Tubes, and Fuel.[11][12][13]

Love Ghost are known for combining 808 beats and electronic elements  with live guitars, bass and drums.  In 2022 the band was one of 8 bands chosen to play at the iconic Rockpalast festival in Germany.  The band has toured throughout the world,  playing shows in London, Prague, Hamburg, Tokyo, Osaka, Quito, Dublin, Cork, Mexico City and Galway.  They have collaborated with multiple international artists including Rico Nasty, Adan Cruz, Santa RM, Tankurt Manus, Mabiland,Strange Bones,Kamiyada+,  and Original God. Current members include Finnegan Bell (vocals, guitar, songwriter), Daniel Alcala (Guitar, background vocals), Daniel Gallardo (drums), Cory Batchler (keyboard, bass, background vocals).

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  1. "VIDEO PREMIERE & INTERVIEW: LOVE GHOST – 'CLOSURE'". New Noise Magazine. 9 December 2020.
  2. Mino, Ylenia (25 August 2020). "Meet Love Ghost". Artiholics.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ju, Shirley (1 September 2021). "LOVE GHOST: MENTAL HEALTH, FASHION, FREAK AND RICO NASTY COLLAB". Flaunt Magazine. Archived from the original on 21 October 2022. Retrieved 14 March 2023.
  4. Benitez-Eves, Tina (24 September 2021). "Love Ghost See Duality of "Peace=Madness"". American Songwriter.
  5. Perilla, Johnny (11 March 2021). "Love Ghost "HEI$t" ft. Lucy Loone + Cameron Azi video". NextMosh.
  7. "Get Ready For An Old-School Rock Vibe From Love Ghost".
  8. Pierce, Alibi (15 September 2016). "LOVE GHOST - Love ghost Vol 1". Noise Journal.
  9. Pro, Keith (2 August 2018). "LOVE GHOST GIVES US ALL A NEEDED 'LOBOTOMY' WITH DEBUT RECORD". Indie Band Guru.
  10. "La rock band di Los Angeles Love Ghost pubblica il nuovo EP "VENGANZA DEL FANTAZMA"". (in Italian). 3 January 2023.
  11. "Love Ghost - Sideways Media".
  12. Schaffer, Claire (15 July 2021). "Rico Nasty Collaborate with Love Ghost on New Song 'Wolfsbane'". Rolling Stone.
  13. Williams, Aaron (15 July 2021). "Rico Nasty Gets In Her Rock Bag On Love Ghost's Haunting 'Wolfsbane'". Uproxx.

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