POISONBLACK — the Finnish band featuring Ville Laihiala (vocals, guitar, formerly of SENTENCED), Janne Markus (guitar), Marco Sneck (keyboards), Antti Remes (bass) and Tarmo Kanerva (drums) — will support LACUNA COIL on their upcoming European tour, which is set to take place September-November. The details are as follows:

Sep. 22 - (I) Treviso - New Age
Sep. 23 - (I) Cesena - Vidia
Sep. 24 - (I) Rome - Palacisalfa
Sep. 25 - (I) Florence - Auditorium
Sep. 26 - (I) Milan - Alcatraz
Sep. 28 - (ES) Barcelona - Razzmatazz
Sep. 29 - (ES) Madrid - Arena
Sep. 30 - (ES) Bergara - Jam
Oct. 01 - (F) Bordeux - Barbey
Oct. 02 - (F) Clermont - Ferrant Cooperative de Mai
Oct. 03 - (F) Paris - Olympia
Oct. 06 - (UK) Portsmouth - Pyramids
Oct. 07 - (UK) Cardiff - Coal Exchange
Oct. 08 - (UK) Birmingham - Academy
Oct. 10 - (UK) Glasgow - Barrowland
Oct. 11 - (UK) Nottingham - Rock City
Oct. 12 - (UK) Manchester - Academy
Oct. 13 - (UK) London - Astoria
Oct. 16 - (UK) Dublin - Olympia
Oct. 17 - (UK) Sheffield - Corporation
Oct. 18 - (NL) Tilburg - O13
Oct. 19 - (B) Antwerp - Hof Ter Loo
Oct. 21 - (DK) Copenhagen - Pumpehuset
Oct. 22 - (SE) Malmo - KB
Oct. 23 - (N) Oslo - Rockefeller
Oct. 25 - (FI) Helsinki - Nosturi
Oct. 26 - (FI) Tampere - Pakkahoune
Oct. 28 - (SE) Stockholm - Klubben
Oct. 29 - (SE) Gothenburg - Tragarn
Oct. 30 - (D) Berlin - Huxley's
Oct. 31 - (D) Hamburg - Docks
Nov. 02 - (D) Muenchen - Georg Elser Halle
Nov. 03 - (A) Vienna - Planet Music
Nov. 04 - (A) Linz - Posthof
Nov. 06 - (D) Koeln - Live Music Hall
Nov. 07 - (D) Stuttgart - Longhorn (LKA)
Nov. 08 - (CH) Zurich - Rohstofflager

As previously reported, POISONBLACK has made its new single, "Rush", available for streaming at CenturyMedia.com. The single, which is scheduled for release in early August, will feature the title cut alongside the non-album track "Poison I Crave".

POISONBLACK's new album, "Lust Stained Despair", is scheduled for release in Europe on August 28 via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Escapextacy" was recorded in part at Tonebox studio in Oulu, Finland and was mixed and mastered at Antfarm studios in Aarhus, Denmark.

POISONBLACK will be performing at the Qstock Festival in Oulu, Finland on July 29. A headlining appearance at Tavastia in Helsinki will take place on August 30.


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