Detroit’s Midtown is buzzing with culture and is home to some of the best music venues in the city. At the heart of this exciting district rests the prestigious Majestic Theatre. The building is over one hundred years old and carries a lot of music history in its walls. Last Thursday the venue’s marquee lit up with the name Apocalyptica. The Finnish act brought their Cell-0 Tour to Motor City, and they picked the perfect place to promote their latest record. Along with Italy’s Lacuna Coil, the night was set up for an enchanting experience filled with glamor, energy, and theatrics. The brisk April night started off with a queue of symphonic metal enthusiasts lining up around the building. Soon the large and ornate theatre room was filled with eager devotees ready for the music to begin.
World-renowned singer Tarja will reissue a new version of her previous Christmas album From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas), due for release arrives On November 6 Via Earmusic. Tarja tours behind her Christmas album to sold-out audiences all over the world. The release also includes Christmas Together: Live At Olomouc And Hradec Králové 2019. It will be available as a limited, 2CD digipak. Pre-order it here.
Wednesday 13 has dropped a new video for his single, ‘Monster’, featuring Cristina Scabbia of Lacuna Coil. The track comes from his 2018 Necrophaze, out now from Nuclear Blast Records. The band is about to kick off a new run of tour dates with The 69 Eyes, The Nocturnal Affair, The Crowned, starting this week in Brooklyn on January 24th. Watch the clip now! Continue reading
Lacuna Coil has shared a new single and music video today for the track ‘Reckless’, from their much anticipated new album Black Anima, releasing from Century Media on October 11th! Directed by Roberto Saku Cinardi, ‘Reckless’ continues the story of previously released single ‘Layers Of Time’! Watch it below. The band kicks off their epic “Disease Of The Anima Tour” with All That Remains this Sunday in New York City.Continue reading
Within just a few months of forming in late 2015, Birmingham act Devil’s Playground had already released a self-titled EP and built up a busy touring schedule. By winning the final of the Coventry Metal 2 the Masses competition in 2017, the Brummie sextet earnt themselves a coveted place on the New Blood Stage at that year’s sold out Bloodstock Open Air Festival, playing to a packed out tent and gaining plenty of new fans in the process.Continue reading
Lacuna Coil celebrated twenty years by filming The 119 Show – Live in London (Century Media) in that bastion of musicality, London Town. The more than two-hour show showcases all that’s good about Lacuna Coil and features amazing performances by Incandescence Circus Theatre Company. From the freaky circus backdrop to the band taking the stage in unsettling white face paint, The 119 Show is a mélange of American Horror Story Season 4, a wicked Lacuna Coil show, and amateurish editing.Continue reading
In what is probably the biggest Who’s Who of heavy metal since Jimmy Bain, Vivian Campbell and Ronnie James Dio concocted the idea of Hear’n’Aid back during those halcyon days of hairspray and bulging spandex around 1985, Metal Allegiance continues to add name after name after name to its roster of well-respected contributors.Continue reading
International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8th every year to highlight the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Like many artists today, Lacuna Coil‘s Cristina Scabbia posted a powerful message on her Instagram account to show support for her fellow females . Continue reading
As Epica and Lacuna Coil continued their USA co-headline tour, the bands shared more than just the billing on the marquee. In New York City for the last night of the tour, each bands’ frontwoman joined the other for renditions of some of their best-known songs. Watch Simone Simmons join Lacuna Coil for their hit ‘Heaven’s A Lie’ and then Cristina Scabbia join Epica for ‘Storm The Sorrow’!Continue reading
Epica and Lacuna Coil are currently touring North America together, and they had a special surprise in store for the fans at The Novo in Los Angeles. Continue reading