PARADISE LOST premieres new track, "Gothic 2013", via Terrorizer UK


Today, gothic-doom metallers PARADISE LOST and Terrorizer UK have teamed-up to premiere the band's newly recorded track, "Gothic 2013", taken from their upcoming album, Tragic Illusion 25 (The Rarities). Due out on October 21st in Europe (digitally on November 5th in North America), Tragic Illusion 25 (The Rarities) features artwork by Parisian designer Valnoir (, who has worked with artists such as ORPHANED LAND, MORBID ANGEL, WATAIN, and more than 150 others. All tracks found on this compilation are previously released rarities-- except the new track "Loneliness Remains," and newly recorded "Gothic 2013" and "Our Saviour 2013." These three tracks will also appear on a mint green 10" vinyl (USA exclusive color; limited to 300 copies), which can be pre-ordered here.



PARADISE LOST's Nick Holmes (vocals) comments: "When the opportunity came up for us to re-record 'Gothic', we were really pleased because it meant that we could finally do the song justice (production wise) and Simon Efemey had the chance to give it his polish. 'Gothic' has often been considered a bench mark in our early career and it was good to revisit it."


Tragic Illusion 25 (The Rarities) track-listing:

1. Loneliness Remains*

2. Never Take Me Alive (SPEAR OF DESTINY cover version)

3. Ending Through Changes

4. The Last Fallen Saviour

5. Last Regret (Lost in Prague Orchestra Mix)

6. Faith Divides Us - Death Unites Us (Lost in Prague Orchestra Mix)

7. Cardinal Zero

8. Back On Disaster

9. Sons Of Perdition

10. Godless

11. Missing (EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL cover version)

12. Silent Heart

13. Gothic 2013*

14. Our Saviour 2013*

*=tracks that appear on the limited 10"


PARADISE LOST is also pleased to confirm that their 25th anniversary "Tragic Illusion" tour has been extended to now include a number of European dates! As with the UK shows, the band will be supported by both LACUNA COIL and KATATONIA (who will be playing the entire Viva Emptiness album at all shows). See below for all upcoming tour dates.


PARADISE LOST "Tragic Illusion 25th Anniversary" UK Tour w/ LACUNA COIL and KATATONIA

Oct. 30th - Wolverhampton - Wulfrun Hall (

Oct. 31st - Glasgow - ABC (

Nov. 1st - Manchester - Ritz (

Nov. 3rd - London - Roundhouse (


PARADISE LOST "Tragic Illusion 25th Anniversary" EU Tour w/ LACUNA COIL and KATATONIA

Nov. 4th - Cologne, Germany - Essigfabrik

Nov. 6th - Herford, Germany - Club X

Nov. 7th - Aschaffenburg, Germany - Colos Saal

Nov. 8th - Dordrecht, Netherlands - Bibelot

Nov. 10th - Utrecht, Netherlands - Tivoli Oudegracht

Nov. 11th - Nuremberg, Germany - Hirsch

Nov. 12th - Vienna, Austria - Arena

Nov. 13th - Solothurn, Switzerland - Kofmehl



Bob Zerull
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