Paradise Lost have revealed the cover artwork that will grace their opus number fourteen The Plague Within, which comes out on June 1st in Europe and June 2nd in North America via Century Media. The cover artwork was created by the Polish artist, illustrator and architect Zbigniew M. Bielak, best known in the musical realm for his record cover illustrations, which among others include meticulously handcrafted artworks of Watain, Ghost or Entombed A.D. albums. Feast your eyes on it below.
After the release of their latest output, entitled Tragic Idol back in 2012, British gothic metallers Paradise Lost have revealed that they are currently working for the follow-up of the said album. The new album is set to be released via Century Media Records in late April 2015. The vocalist Nick Holmes has recently joined Bloodbath. Curiously enough, the band says the new record will have a death metal edge.
Paradise Lost is set to play for the first time with the real orchestra on the 20th of September. The show will take place in the Roman open air theater in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (the same one where Anathema shot their show for a DVD release). Two weeks after confirming the titles of the songs to be performed for the first time with an orchestra, the band now unveils the title of a brand new song to be performed for the first time ever. It is entitled "Victim Of The Past" and will be performed with the support of an orchestra. This song will be also part of the upcoming new Paradise Lost album.
Paradise Lost have recently announced that Abbey Road will be doing a live recording of their show at Camden Roundhouse in London today, November 3rd. The show is the last in the UK as part of their Tragic Illusion Anniversary Tour in celebration of their 25th anniversary as a band with special guests Lacuna Coil and Katatonia. Apart from this special tour, the band released the rarities collection Tragic Illusion 25 (The Rarities) as well.
British gothic metallers Paradise Lost have premiered a lyric video of the band's new track "Loneliness Remains", taken from their upcoming compilation Tragic Illusion 25 (The Rarities). The album will be released on October 21st in Europe (digitally on November 5th in North America) on Century Media. All tracks found on this compilation are previously released rarities, except for this new track "Loneliness Remains" and newly recorded "Gothic 2013" and "Our Saviour 2013". This is also their first new song since they released Tragic Idol last year. Enjoy!
Gothic metallers Paradise Lost are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year and to mark this occasion, the band will release a compilation of B-sides, covers, and other rarities next month. Today the band has premiered the new version of their "Gothic" track. Check out "Gothic 2013" below.
To celebrate Paradise Lost's legacy, a special compilation will be released this fall via Century Media Records also commemorating the band's 25th anniversary landmark. Entitled Tragic Illusion 25 (The Rarities), the release drops on October 21st in Europe (digitally on October 29th in North America) and features artwork by Parisian designer Valnoir (Watain, Morbid Angel, etc). Behold the cover art of Paradise Lost's upcoming release Tragic Illusion 25 (The Rarities) below.
As you might remember, gothic metal legendary band Paradise Lost recently announced UK dates for their Tragic Illusion UK Tour to celebrate their 25th anniversary with special guests Lacuna Coil and Katatonia. The good news this time is that the special 25th anniversary dates are now extended to include other European dates as well. Katatonia fans will also enjoy the fact that the band will be playing the Viva Emptiness album in full in these dates as well as in the UK.
British gothic metal pioneers Paradise Lost have announced a 4-date "Tragic Illusion UK Tour" to celebrate their 25th anniversary. Support on the road will come from Italian gothic rockers Lacuna Coil. Check out the list of tour dates just below the official tour flyer.
Gothic metal veterans Paradise Lost have just premiered their brand new video for the song "Fear Of Impending Hell" at this location. Alternatively, you can enjoy the video below. "Fear Of Impending Hell" is taken from their recently released 13th studio album Tragic Idol.
Soen, the band featuring drummer Martin Lopez (ex-Opeth) and bassist Steve DiGiorgio (Death), has announced that they are heading out on tour with Paradise Lost, accompanying them as main support on their European tour in October. Soen released their debut album Cognitive in February.
Adrian ''The Swede'' Erlandsson, Paradise Lost's drummer, will not be performing on a couple of their upcoming shows. He will be replaced by Jeff Singer. The band posted the following: "Due to diary clashes we are sorry to say Adrian Erlandsson won't be playing with the band when they appear at Costa De Fuego on the 20th July, and also Wacken on the 4th August. However we didn't want to let anyone down, so we are pleased to welcome back the lovely Jeff Singer as special guest drummer for both these shows!"
To celebrate the group's influential role in the gothic/doom scene and to welcome the upcoming 13th studio album, Tragic Idol, the brand new album from British gothic metallers Paradise Lost is streaming in its entirety at Decibel Magazine. Tragic Idol was released on April 24th in North America and April 23rd in Europe through Century Media Records.
"Honesty In Death", the brand new video from British gothic metallers Paradise Lost has premiered at this location. It was directed by Matt Green. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album Tragic Idol, scheduled for release through Century Media on April 23rd in Europe and April 24th in North America. More album details here.