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News : Paradise Lost announce Australian tour

By on May 17, 2017

UK based goth metal outfit, Paradise Lost have announced they’ll be touring Australia this December, thanks to Metropolis Touring and David Roy Williams. The band will be performing songs from their entire catalogue of music and highlighting elements of their new album, The Plague Within.

The new album, The Plague Within, out now via Century Media Records.

Paradise Lost Australia: December 2017

Thursday 14 – Triffid, Brisbane

Friday 15 – Metro Theatre, Sydney

Saturday 16 – The Corner, Melbourne

Sunday 17 – The Gov, Adelaide

Monday 18 – Capitol, Perth

Tickets: Pre-Sale: Thu 18 May 9am > 10pm (Local Time) 
On-Sale: Fri 19 May 9am (Local Time)

Available from: http://davidroywilliams.com/tours/paradise-lost/

Rare is it for a band to have had such a long lasting effect on the musical landscape they exist within. Since their formation in Halifax, West Yorkshire, Paradise Lost have thrived in perpetual darkness: a place where rays of light seldom threaten to break the black clouds, where nightmares last an eternity.

While the course of their sonic evolution has spawned countless others sworn to the dark, all pale in comparison to the original Gothic metal pioneers. Whilst their fifth album ‘Draconian Times’ provided the band’s international breakthrough, it would be fair to say without Paradise Lost, many of today’s doom-gloom bands would never have existed – 2nd album ‘Gothic’ still being considered ground zero for gothic metal.

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Anwar is the editor-in-chief of Metal Obsession.net. When Anwar isn’t busy promoting tours, interviewing bands and reviewing awesome music, he loves to collect metal vinyl and play video games. Follow Metal Obsession on Twitter and Facebook