08:34 - ScreamingSteelUS I've returned from tonight's show with a setlist from Mayhem, a pick from Watain's bassist, the new Mayhem and Rotting Christ, a Mayhem shirt, and vomit on my shoes from the guy next to me. Shook Necrobutcher's hand. Good show.
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.
Finnish melodic death/doom metallers Swallow The Sun have announced an European tour with British gothic metallers Paradise Lost for May. The band issued the following statement on their website: "For years we have thought that us and Paradise Lost would be a perfect line-up for a tour, and now it's coming to reality: we're happy and proud to join them on their European tour as their direct support! It's been a while since our last tour back in 2010, and we're excited to be back - see you on the road!"
UK gothic metallers Paradise Lost are offering a special Valentine's gift. The pleasant gift is a possibility to download the new song "Crucify" today from this location. All you have to do is provide an email address. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album Tragic Idol, scheduled for release via Century Media on April 23rd in Europe and April 24th in North America. More album details were previously reported here and here.
British gothic metallers Paradise Lost have unveiled the cover artwork for their new upcoming album Tragic Idol, set to be released on April 23rd, 2012, via Century Media Records. The album's artwork was designed by Parisian designer Valnoir, who has not only worked on this band's release, but also with artists such as Morbid Angel, Laibach, Ulver, Watain and more than 150 others. More album details were previously reported here.
British gothic metallers Paradise Lost will be touring the UK this April performing tracks from their forthcoming album Tragic Idol as a build up to its official release on April 23rd via Century Media Records. Finnish melodic death metallers Insomnium will be the main support. To celebrate the event, the band will have a very limited number of VIP tickets available (10 per show) which you can purchase online at their official website on February 1st.
After taking a trip back in time with the Draconian Times MMXI DVD/live album (the London legacy show of their classic album from 1995) and also Gregor Mackintosh's return to his crusty doom/death metal roots with Vallenfyre (along his mates from My Dying Bride, Doom and At The Gates), it's time for Paradise Lost's 13th studio album.