Lacuna Coil To Play Special 20th Anniversary Show In London, England

Lacuna Coil will be playing a special 20th anniversary at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London, England on January 19. The event, which will be recorded for a new live release, will see the group performing songs they haven’t played live, and it will also include visual effects, circus artists and more.

The band said the following:

“We are very excited to celebrate our twentieth anniversary with an exclusive live show on January 19th in London!

London is a very special city for us – it welcomed us with open arms when we started 20 years ago and we feel it’s the perfect place to invite our fans from all over the world to celebrate with us.

As for what will happen…that’s a surprise, you’ll have to come and see for yourselves!”

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Lacuna Coil To Release “Nothing Stands In Our Way” Book, Announce European Tour With Cellar Darling

Lacuna Coil have announced that they will be releasing a new book titled “Nothing Stands In Our Way“. You can find more info for that at lacunacoilbook.com.

Here’s an official description:

“The full 20-year story of the Italian Gothfathers as told by the band in their own words. Illustrated throughout with rare and candid photographs, memorabilia and personal artefacts, here is the Lacuna Coil story in all its dark glory.

Founder members Andrea Ferro, Marco Coti Zelati, and Cristina Scabbia sift through the birth, growth and full flowering of the band to tell twenty years of Lacuna Coil in NOTHING STANDS IN OUR WAY.”

In other news, the band have announced a European tour with Cellar Darling:

11/10 San Gwann, MAL – Aria Complex (no Cellar Darling)
11/11 Andernach, GER – Juz Live Club
11/12 Worgle, AUT – Komma
11/13 Belgrade, SER – Dom Omladine
11/15 Bucharest, ROM – Quantic Club
11/17 Sofia, BUL – Mixtape 5
11/18 Thessaloniki, GRE – Principal Theater Club
11/19 Athens, GRE – Piraeus Academy 117
11/22 Aarburg, SWI – Musigburg
11/24 Aschaffenburg, GER – Colos-Saal
11/25 Leipzig, GER – Hellraiser
11/26 Weinheim, GER – Cafe Central
11/28 Toulouse, FRA – Le Metronum
11/29 Zaragoza, SPA – CC Delicias
12/01 Lisboa, POR – Lisboa ao Vivo
12/02 Porto, POR – Hard Club
12/03 Sevilla, SPA – Cutom
12/04 Murcia, SPA – Garaje
12/06 Esch Sur Alzette, LUX – Kulturfabrik
12/07 Lyron, FRA – Ninkasi Kao
12/08 Vaureal, FRA – Le Forum
12/09 Diest, BEL – Moonlight Music Hall
12/10 Nancy, FRA – Chez Paulette
12/11 Bochum, GER – Zeche Bochum
12/13 Angers, FRA – La Chabada
12/14 Colmar, FRA – Le Grillen
12/16 Hengelo, NET – Metropol
12/16 Limoges, FRA – Festival De Noel

Lacuna Coil Premiere “You Love Me ‘Cause I Hate You” Music Video

Lacuna Coil have premiered a new video for their song “You Love Me ‘Cause I Hate You.” This song is from the band’s latest album “Delirium.”

Cristina Scabbia commented:

“The videos we shot with Cosimo Alemà are exactly what we wanted to deliver visually, especially if connected with a record like ‘Delirium’. The darkness, the intensity, the script itself are taking the viewer to the dimension we wanted to be transported to. ‘You Love Me ‘Cause I Hate You’ and ‘Blood, Tears, Dust’ are tightened together in a twisted story that I like a lot as there is so much that can be defined with each one’s imagination. Interpreting different characters was also exciting, an interesting challenge I hadn’t faced until then. I hope the viewers can capture the magic we breathed while we shot them.”

Andrea Ferro added:

“Every age has its form of storytelling, and video clips have been a huge part of our culture. Talking with Cosimo and our label, we decided to create something to bring back the artistic quality video clips used to have. We put our love for cinema into our video for the song ‘You Love Me ‘Cause I Hate You’, as you will see there is a clear inspiration from TV series like ‘True Detective’ and also a certain ‘Twin Peaks’/’Resident Evil’ vibe. We wanted the viewers to contemplate the story and question what it really means. There is also a tight connection with the previous video for the song ‘Blood, Tears, Dust’ as both clips should be considered almost as one single piece. The videos clearly explore the main theme of our latest album, ‘Delirium’, and all its madness and symbols. It’s been a really great and challenging experience to be on the set for several days and work in ‘cinema style’ for the very first time to create something completely new for Lacuna Coil.”

Lacuna Coil Re-Sign With Century Media

Lacuna Coil have announced that they have re-signed with Century Media Records. The band have been working with the label for 20 years.

Cristina Scabbia commented:

“I am so excited to have signed with Century Media again. Nowadays it is so important that, whichever label is backing up an artist or a band, one has full trust in the artistic and musical vision. I know that Lacuna Coil and Century Media will continue to work hard together to make common goals happen faster and more successfully.”

Andrea Ferro added:

“We are really excited about starting this new adventure with Century Media Records. We’ve had some great 20 years together that helped us become an internationally successful band. Like in every relationship there have been ups and downs, but overall we’ve worked with some great people who have always been willing to grow up with the band and together we have achieved really amazing goals. Here’s to another chapter about to start and more successful stories!”

Epica, Lacuna Coil, Insomnium, & Elantris Announce North American Tour

Epica, Lacuna Coil, Insmonium, and Elantris have announced a North American tour together. Check out the dates for that below.

Tour Dates:

08/31 Boston, MA – Royale
09/01 Montreal, QC – Metropolis
09/02 Quebec City, QC – Imperial Theater
09/03 Toronto, ON – Opera House
09/05 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre
09/06 Joliet, IL – The Forge
09/08 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
09/09 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
09/11 Seattle, WA – The Showbox
09/12 Portland, OR – The Hawthorne Theater
09/14 Berkeley, CA – The UC Theater
09/15 Los Angeles, CA – The Novo
09/16 Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory
09/17 Phoenix, AZ – Marquee Theatre
09/19 San Antonio, TX – Alamo Music Hall
09/20 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live
09/21 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
09/23 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution Live
09/24 Orlando, FL – Revolution Live
09/25 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
09/27 Baltimore, MD – Ram’s Head Live
09/28 Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero Theatre
09/29 New York, NY – Playstation Theater

Lacuna Coil Premiere “Blood, Tears, Dust” Music Video

Lacuna Coil have premiered a new video for their song “Blood, Tears, Dust.” This song is from the band’s latest album “Delirium.”

Cristina Scabbia said the following:

“Right now I can’t tell you everything about ‘Blood, Tears, Dust’, as this video is part of something bigger… This is the core of who we are as a band: the sweat, the dirt, the raw energy. It’s our insanity and all of us feeling comfortable with it. I love how by Cosimo Alemà filmed this. The photography, the colors and the hints in the story are perfectly placed and it is the first time we are really ‘acting’. This video is only a part of a much bigger plan… stay tuned. Hope you enjoy this video as much as I do!”