PAIN Joined By NIGHTWISH Singer At Helsinki Concert; Video Available

Finland's HardcoreSounds.Net conducted an interview with PAIN frontman Peter Tägtgren (see video below) prior to the Swedish band's October 9, 2008 concert at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland. Also available is video footage of the Tavastia performance, including a rendition of the group's new track "Follow Me" featuring a guest appearance by NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon.

PAIN's new album, "Cynic Paradise", will be released on October 31 via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to "Psalms of Extinction" (which was released in 2007 via Roadrunner) features "eleven gems offering a vast variety of styles and influences which are even new for PAIN," according to a press release. Anette Olzon makes a guest appearance on two tracks — "Follow Me" and "Feed Us". The artwork (see below) was created by renowned artist Travis Smith (AMORPHIS, OPETH, NEVERMORE).

01. I'm Going In
02. Monkey Business
03. Follow Me (feat. Anette Olzon)
04. Have A Drink On Me
05. Don't Care
06. Reach Out (And Regret)
07. Generation X
08. No One Knows
09. Live Fast - Die Young
10. Not Your Kind
11. Feed Us (feat. Anette Olzon)

"Cynic Paradise" will be available as a limited-edition digipack including a bonus CD.

Peter Tägtgren has offered a track-by-track breakdown of "Cynic Paradise" for the readers of the German edition of the Metal Hammer magazine. Check it out in English, German.

Interview:

"Follow Me" (featuring Anette Olzon from NIGHTWISH):

"I'm Going In":

"Shut Your Mouth":

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