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.
Paradise Lost guitarist and songwriter Gregor Mackintosh has formed a new band called Vallenfyre, along with members of My Dying Bride, At The Gates and Doom. The band's debut album A Fragile King will be released on October 31st, 2011, in Europe and on November 1st, 2011, in North America through Century Media Records. Vallenfyre is not a one-off project and will continue as a band that will also play live in 2012.
Swedish Psychedelic metal band Ghost has been confirmed to take the support slot on Paradise Lost's Draconian Times Tour - a short tour in celebration of the reissue of the band's seminal 1995 album Draconian Times.
Comments Paradise Lost: "We are pleased to announce the main support act for the Draconian Times Tour 2011 (mainland Europe only) will be Ghost! We are extremely excited to have them onboard and fans ourselves of their music. You can listen to them and read more about them on MySpace.
Unfortunately they can't play Greece but we will be announcing the support bands for Greece soon."
British Doom/Goth Metal pioneers, Paradise Lost, are pleased to announce the re-release of their seminal 1995 album Draconian Times; 16 years since it first stormed the charts.
Sony Music are re-releasing the colossal Draconian Times through their Grammy-award winning Legacy series; which will feature the entire digitally re-mastered album including a 5.1 Dolby Surround mix in a brand-new collector's edition digi-pak box-set, so fans can hear the album like never before!
Along with this release the band will be performing their monumental album Draconian Times live at a series of 7 exclusive gigs in the following select cities around Europe: Utrecht, Bochum, London, Paris, Athens, and Thessaloniki.
Sad news for Australian fans of Paradise Lost: the Australian leg of their "Faith Divides Us- Death United Us Tour" has been cancelled. Paradise Lost were set to tour Down Under with symphonic metallers Sirenia in April. The following message appears on the bands official website:
"Unfortunately due to promotional problems the dates in Australia are being cancelled, we are all very upset and were looking forward to the shows. Anyone who has a ticket can get a refund from the place of purchase."
The cancelled dates on the tour are as follows:
24.04.2010 - Hi Fi, Brisbane
26.04.2010 - Metro Theater, Sydney
27.04.2010 - Billboard, Melbourne