Sweden, Stockholm based KATATONIA has unveiled the track ‘July’, as featured on the upcoming ‘Last Fair Day Gone Night’ 2CD/2DVD release, due 15th September, via Peaceville Records. Check it out below.
‘Last Fair Day Gone Night’ features the Swedish dark rock/metal masters at their glorious best with this electrifying set from London’s esteemed Koko venue, with the band’s captivating performance captured on DVD with accompanying double audio disc of the whole concert. This special 4-disc set, released 15th September, also includes a full & extensive documentary charting the early days and subsequent rise of the prolific Swedes, as told in the words of band masterminds Jonas Renkse and Anders Nyström.
Recorded during a series of special celebratory shows to mark the band’s 20th anniversary during 2011’s ‘Last Fair Day Gone Night’ tour, founding members Anders Nyström & Jonas Renkse are joined by drummer Daniel Liljekvist, plus guitarist Per Eriksson and bassist Niklas Sandin, for an exhilarating evening fuelled by a rich & extensive set of Katatonia tracks both past & present. Also includes a special 10th anniversary performance of the landmark 2001 album ‘Last Fair Deal Gone Down’ in its entirety. Artwork comes courtesy of long-time collaborator Travis Smith.
‘Last Fair Day Gone Night’ is presented in deluxe mediabook packaging, including an additional 20 page booklet. ORDER YOUR COPY HERE
Italian alternative Rock band BETTY POISON, has released a new Official video, “July”, can be viewed below, directed by Carlo Roberti, written and edited by Marco Colassi and Carlo Roberti, d.o.p. Alessandro Leone, Produced By SOLOBUIO VISUAL FACTORY. Executive Producer MATTEO CIFELLI.
To read MSFinland‘s interview with the frontwoman LUCIA REHAB, please go HERE.
HARMAJA — the Finnish acoustic project featuring vocalist Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto (CHARON, NORTHERN KINGS, ex-POISONBLACK) — will enter Petrax Studios on July 11 with producer Mara Salminen to begin recording its third album for a tentative late 2011 release.
In other news, HARMAJA has parted ways with bassist Matti Tulinen, who has retired after a musical career of well over four decades. He has since been replaced by Milla Heinonen.
Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto – Vocals, Guitar
Simo Vuorela – Guitar
Sami Lauttanen – Guitar
Milla Heinonen – Bass
Paula Präktig – Piano, Vocals
Riku Kovalainen – Drums
HARMAJA‘s sophomore album, “Lento”, entered the official chart in Finland at position No. 13. The CD was released in April 2010 through Wiima Music.
HARMAJA sings in Finnish and is said to be influenced by the likes of NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS and MORRISEY.
HARMAJA‘s self-titled debut album entered the national chart in the band’s home country at position No. 14. The CD was released in February 2009 via Wiima Music, distributed by Playground Music Scandinavia.
For more information, visit www.harmajaraahe.fi. Source: Blabbermouth.net
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