Luis Fernando Orquera of Quito, Ecuador's Últimas Noticias recently conducted an interview with American singer Lori Lewis of Swedish progressive/experimental metallers THERION. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below.THERION will celebrate their 25th anniversary by embarking on a European tour in the fall. The trek, aptly dubbed the "25th Anniversary Tour", will kick off on September 28 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
THERION is currently working on its as-yet-untitled new studio album, to be released in September, shortly before the tour kicks off. THERION's latest CD, "Sitra Ahra", sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 44 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200. "Sitra Ahra" was released in North America on October 26, 2010 through Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was mixed at the legendary Polar Studios in Stockholm by Lennart Östlund (LED ZEPPELIN, ABBA). The cover artwork was created by Thomas Ewerhard, who worked on all of the band's most recent releases in addition to collaborating with EDGUY, AVANTASIA, RAGE and HAMMERFALL, among others.