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Below is our complete Pain news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.
The Swedish band Pain will be waking Sweden up on Monday, January 24. Switch over to TV4 and the band perform their new single "Same Old Song" and another song.
The brand new album "Dancing With The Dead" is set to be released in Sweden, Finland, Denmark on January 26th and in Norway it will be release on January 31st. In the rest of Europe, it will be released on March 21st.
Following Swedish tour dates have been announced for Pain:
Jan. 27 Malmö KB
Jan. 28 Karlskrona Kino
Jan. 29 Göteborg Sticky fingers
Feb. 04 Stockholm Klubben
Feb. 05 Uppsala Norrlands nations
Feb. 11 Huskvarna Folketspark
Feb. 12 Mariestad Klubb kaliber
Pain is back with a brand new single coming up in January/February 2005 "Same Old Song" taken from the forthcoming album "Dancing With The Dead," which will hit the stores in February/March 2005. Peter agrees that Pain's melodies and riffs are stronger throughout the new album. "I have concentrated more on the actual songwriting - strong melodies, good riffs - as well as making sure the programming is less straight-ahead and grooves more." So expect a fucking killer album!!!
Album Tracklisting: More...
SIRENIA, the Norwegian gothic metal band featuring former TRISTANIA guitarist/vocalist Morten Veland, have announced the addition of session guitarist Bjørnar Landa for their upcoming European tour with TIAMAT, PAIN and THEATRE OF TRAGEDY. Landa joins the group as the temporary replacemen for guitarist/"clean" vocalist Kristian Gundersen, who left the band this past summer due to his commitments to his other groups, NEW BREED and ELUSIVE.
The tour dates are as follows: More...
Tiamat's upcoming live appearance in Krakow, Poland on January 13, 2005 will be filmed for an upcoming DVD.
Tiamat will be joined by Theatre Of Tragedy, Pain and Sirenia for a two-week European tour, starting in late December.
Tiamat's Johan Edlund had the following to say about the upcoming trek: "I'm sorry that we didn't tour earlier to the release of the 'Prey' album last year. But I would like to thank everybody who showed up at the summer festivals we did. Finally we are going on tour with Theatre Of Tragedy, Pain and Sirenia. All bands are good friends of us, so feel welcome to join our family. You can expect a fine selection of old and new songs and even some tracks we never played live before."
As previously reported, Norwegian fiends THEATRE OF TRAGEDY will be teaming up with their Scandinavian mates from TIAMAT, SIRENIA and PAIN for a 2 week long European tour. Exact dates include: More...