PAIN, MOONSPELL, SWALLOW THE SUN and LAKE OF TEARS will join forces for the “Into Darkness Tour 2012” in November.
Confirmed dates are as follows:
Nov. 09 – Geiselwind, Germany – Musichall
Nov. 10 – München, Germany – Backstage
Nov. 11 – Antwerp, Belgium – Trix
Nov. 13 – Pratteln, Switzerland – Z7
Nov. 14 – Frankfurt, Germany – Batschkapp
Nov. 15 – Bologna, Italy – Estragon
Nov. 16 – Vienna, Austria – Arena
Nov. 17 – Zlin, Czech Republic – MOR Cafe
Nov. 18 – Warsaw, Poland – Progresja
Nov. 20 – Leipzig, Germany – Hellraiser
Nov. 21 – Hamburg, Germany – Markthalle
Nov. 22 – Saarbrücken, Germany – Garage
Nov. 23 – Stuttgart, Germany – LKA Longhorn
Nov. 24 – Bochum, Germany – Matrix
Nov. 25 – Tilburg, Netherlands – 013
PAIN‘s seventh album, “You Only Live Twice”, was released in June 2011 via Nuclear Blast Records.
Regarding the album’s cover artwork, PAIN mainman Peter Tägtgren previously said, “I really wanted something ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ meets ‘Alice In Wonderland’ kind of feeling but with our mascot, the Painhead in it. And Heile created that after what I wanted. And he did it in his own way. It really has this kinda Tim Burton feel to it. It will be really crazy with a big backdrop. We also gonna do some inflatable stuff with our Painhead. Its gonna be our Eddie, like IRON MAIDEN has it.”
On the topic of the CD’s title, Tägtgren stated, “[The title] has nothing to do with James Bond. I am sure I will hear this for the rest of my life! The title song is mainly about people struggling.
“Don’t you wish you had another chance? Don’t you wanna live twice? Like you’re always jealous of other people. How good their life is or they won on lotto or anything. It’s about jealousy in general towards other people that surrounds you. About not being satisfied with what you have. Trying to create this fantasy world that you can live twice kind of…”