Italian hard rock band LACUNA COIL, which offers the dual vocals of male singer Andrea Ferro and female vocalist Cristina Scabbia, has set "Shallow Life" as the title of its new album, due in the spring via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded earlier this fall at a studio in Los Angeles with producer Don Gilmore, who has previously worked with LINKIN PARK, TRAPT, AVRIL LAVIGNE, GOOD CHARLOTTE, THE VERONICAS, PEARL JAM, TRUST COMPANY and DURAN DURAN.
LACUNA COIL's first-ever DVD, "Visual Karma (Body, Mind and Soul)", which is a celebration of all things from the band's "Karmacode" album and subsequent touring cycle, has sold 2,800 copies in the United States in its first two weeks of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. An e-card for the set, which allows you to view material from all sections of this double DVD, is available at this location. Watch clips from Wacken Open Air 2007 and Loudpark 2007 festivals, all promo clips for the "Karmacode" album plus snippets from the behind-the-scenes travel documentaries and individual band members' home videos.
Released in North America on November 25 via Century Media, "Visual Karma (Body, Mind and Soul)" debuted at position No. 26 on the Top Music Videos chart. It is available as a limited 2DVD + Audio DVD (5.1 mix of "Karmacode" on DVD, including rare songs) + CD (Wacken Open Air audio live) with a total running time of approximately 350 minutes and including special packaging, as well as standard 2DVD (total running time: approximately 215 minutes).
Fan-filmed video footage of LACUNA COIL's November 26, 2008 concert at Gasometer in Vienna, Austria can be viewed below (clip uploaded by "Codemned").