PARADISE LOST To Support NIGHTWISH In North America

British gothic metallers PARADISE LOST have been confirmed as the support act for NIGHTWISH on their upcoming North American tour. The trek will be only PARADISE LOST's third visit to the U.S. after previously supporting MORBID ANGEL and OPETH.

Commented PARADISE LOST singer Nick Holmes: "We can't wait to get to the U.S. on a great tour, and try and make an impact after years of focusing on Europe."

PARADISE LOST supporting NIGHTWISH:

Oct. 15 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
Oct. 16 - Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
Oct. 18 – New York, NY @ Nokia Theatre
Oct. 20 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
Oct. 21 - Montreal, QC @ The Medley
Oct. 23 - Toronto, ON @ The Docks
Oct. 24 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s Down Under
Oct. 26 - Detroit, MI @ Harpo’s
Oct. 27 - Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
Oct. 28 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
Oct. 31 - Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
Nov. 01 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
Nov. 02 - San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
Nov. 04 - West Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues
Nov. 06 - Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
Nov. 07 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theater
Nov. 08 - Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
Nov. 10 - San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
Nov. 11 - Dallas, TX @ Palladium
Nov. 12 - Houston, TX @ Meridian
Nov. 14 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
Nov. 15 - Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues
Nov. 17 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

PARADISE LOST has set "In Requiem" as the title of its 11th album, due in the U.K. on May 21 via Century Media Records. The artwork for the CD will be created by Seth Siro Anton, who was the artwork designer for the group's last album, "Paradise Lost".

PARADISE LOST will play an exclusive show in London at Camden's Koko on April 12. The band will perform songs from across their ten-album career which will be filmed for the definitive DVD, entitled "From Gothic to Paradise Lost", to be released later this year.

Commented Nick Holmes: "We're all really excited to be playing this show at Koko. After playing so many venues in our career it'll be cool to play a different venue. It's going be a really special show as we're playing songs spanning our whole career and hopefully we'll be able to play something very new for you. The show will be filmed for our new DVD so you'd better get those lighters ready! Come along — it should be a night to remember."

G.U.N./ Sony/BMG in Europe and Abacus Recordings in the U.K. and the U.S released the band's last album, "Paradise Lost". Century Media Records is re-releasing the album in the U.K. and U.S.

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