Photo and video credit: © Julie Goldstein, Backstage VIPs magazine
Backstage VIPs magazine conducted an interview with singer Cristina Scabbia of Italian heavy rockers LACUNA COIL at the Welcome To Rockville festival at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, Florida on April 27. You can now watch the chat below.
LACUNA COIL's latest studio album, "Broken Crown Halo", registered the following first-week chart positions:
Belgium (Wallonia): #61
Belgium (Flanders): #176 (first week), #66 (second week)
"Broken Crown Halo" sold around 13,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD arrived in stores on April 1 via Century Media.
LACUNA COIL's previous effort, "Dark Adrenaline", opened with around 20,000 units in 2012 to debut at No. 15.
The band's 2009 album, "Shallow Life", premiered with 21,000 copies to enter the chart at No. 16.
LACUNA COIL's "Karmacode" album registered a first-week tally of 34,000 copies back in April 2006 to land at No. 28. It has since sold more than 200,000 units in the U.S.
"Broken Crown Halo" was recorded Italy by producer Jay Baumgardner (P.O.D., SEVENDUST, EVANESCENCE, PAPA ROACH) and engineer Kyle Hoffmann (P.O.D., BUSH, ZEBRAHEAD). The effort was mastered by Howie Weinberg, whose credits include RAMMSTEIN, SOUNDGARDEN, NIRVANA, DEFTONES and SHERYL CROW.
LACUNA COIL in February hit the road as a quintet as part of "The Hottest Chicks In Hard Rock Tour" following the departures of guitarist Cris "Pizza" Migliore and drummer Cristiano "Criz" Mozzati. Marco "Maus" Biazzi handled all guitar duties on the trek while drummer Ryan Blake Folden once again sat behind the kit.
The Revolver-magazine-presented "The Hottest Chicks In Hard Rock Tour kicked off February 20 and featured LACUNA COIL sharing a stage with SICK PUPPIES, Century Media Records labelmates EYES SET TO KILL and CILVER. The tour launched in Wilmington, North Carolina, and ran through March 20 in Anaheim, California.
The original video and image can be found here.