On 12 March 2010, Tobias Forge posted the first three Ghost songs on MySpace and within two days was contacted by records labels and managers wanting to work with Ghost.
Ghost then spent a few weeks in a basement studio in the band's hometown of Linköping recording their debut album Opus Eponymous.
In June 2010, the Ghost released their first single "Elizabeth".
Ghost released their first studio albumOpus Eponymous, on 18 October 2010, on the independent record label Rise Above Records. The album reached number 50 on the Sverigetopplistan and was well-received by critics, being nominated for the 2011 Grammis Award for "Best Hard Rock" album.
Ghost played their first concert on 23 October 2010 at the Hammer of Doom festival in
Shirt Zero was the first t-shirt that was commercially produced by The Band Ghost.
For the purpose of this database, it is the first Ghost T Shirt.
There was one other shirt produced for the band that pre-dates this one by only a few months, an Opus Eponymous shirt, but it was printed for band members and associates of the band at that time and was never avilable to the public.
Shirt Zero was sold by Rise Above Records, but could also be ordered from Backstreet Merch The 'PH' in the ident relates to Plastic Head, the company that produced the shirts.
The Grucifix appeared for the first time, in a simple form. A true collectors item.
My shirt came in the original shipping bag, with the original barcode label