27 October 2017
Pain of Salvation: announce special vinyl releases and next string of concerts!
Pain of Salvation:   announce special vinyl releases and next string of concerts!

Even though Swedish progressive rock/metal innovators Pain of Salvation continue to promote their much acclaimed newest studio album “In The Passing Light Of Day”, released in January via longtime label InsideOutMusic, a set of very special vinyl re-releases has been announced for November 10th, 2017...

Pain of Salvation’s classic early albums “Entropia” (1997, two decades ago), “One Hour By The Concrete Lake” (1998) and “Scarsick” (2007, one decade ago) are being made available for the very first time ever on vinyl. All three albums will be issued as Gatefold 2LP sets (+ CD as bonus) on 180gr. vinyl and including their corresponding bonus tracks from the respective recording sessions.
Here is an overview of the tracklistings as well as the various vinyl colour versions and the corresponding limitation for each of the releases & pre-order links from IOM:

Pain of Salvation - "Entropia" 2LP (70:09) / Tracklisting:
 
Side A:
1. ! (Foreword) (06:11)
2. Welcome To Entropia (01:22)
3. Winning A War (06:32)
Side B:
1. People Passing By (09:07)
2. Oblivion Ocean (04:43)
3. Stress (05:01)
Side C:
1. Revival (07:39)
2. Void Of Her (01:46)
3. To The End  (04:57)
4. Never Learn To Fly (05:13) * Bonus Track
Side D:
1. Circles (00:55)
2. Nightmist  (06:49)
3. Plains Of Dawn (07:23)
4. Leaving Entropia (Epilogue) (02:31)
 
Bonus CD: Same 14 Tracks (70:12)
 
Available versions:
Black 2LP+CD
Transparent sun yellow 2LP+CD (IOM Webshop): 100x copies
Transparent red 2LP+CD (CM Distro): 200x copies
White 2LP+CD (Band Shop): 100x copies
 
Pre-order link: http://smarturl.it/POS-EntropiaRe-Issue
 
Pain of Salvation - "One Hour By The Concrete Lake" 2LP (74:47) / Tracklisting:
 
Side A:
1. Spirit Of The Land (00:43)
2. Inside (06:12)
3. The Big Machine (04:21)
4. New Year's Eve (05:37)
Side B:
1. Handful Of Nothing (05:39)
2. Water (05:05)
3. Home (05:44)
4. Black Hills (06:32)
Side C:
1. Pilgrim (03:17)
2. Shore Serenity (03:14)
3. Inside Out (06:37)
Side D:
1. Beyond The Mirror (08:26) * Bonus Track
2. Timeweaver’s Tale (06:21) * Bonus Track
 
Bonus CD: Same 13 tracks (74:53)
 
Available versions:
Black 2LP+CD
Transparent orange 2LP+CD (IOM Webshop): 100x copies
Golden 2LP+CD (CM Distro): 200x copies
White 2LP+CD (Band Shop): 100x copies
 
Pre-order link: http://smarturl.it/POS-OHBTCL-Re-Issue
 
Pain of Salvation - "Scarsick" 2LP (67:47) / Tracklisting:
 
Side A:
1. Scarsick (07:08)
2. Spitfall (07:17)
Side B:
1. Cribcaged (05:56)
2. America (05:04)
3. Disco Queen (08:22)
Side C:
1. Kingdom Of Loss (06:41)
2. Mrs Modern Mother Mary (04:14)
3. Idiocracy (07:04)
Side D:
1. Flame To The Moth (05:58)
2. Enter Rain (10:03)
 
Bonus CD: Same 10 tracks (67:54)
 
Available versions:
Black 2LP+CD
Dark green 2LP+CD (IOM Webshop): 100x copies
Transparent magenta 2LP+CD (CM Distro): 200x copies
White 2LP+CD (Band Shop): 100x copies
 
Pre-order link: http://smarturl.it/POS-ScarsickRe-Issue
 

 
All LP releases can be pre-ordered here: http://smarturl.it/POS-Re-Issues
 
And here is a list of next live-shows for Pain of Salvation, including a recently announced South American tour and the first festival appearances for next year:
 
Pain of Salvation – Live:
12.11.2017 Gothenburg (Sweden) - Sticky Fingers
13.11.2017 Oslo (Norway) - John Dee
15.11.2017 Helsinki (Finland) - Nosturi
16.11.2017 Tampere (Finland) - Klubi
01.02.2018 Rio De Janeiro (Brazil) - Teatro Rival
02.02.2018 Belo Horizonte (Brazil) - Granfinos
03.02.2018 Limeira (Brazil) - Montanha Bar
04.02.2018 Sao Paulo (Brazil) - Carioca Club
06.02.2018 Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Roxy Live
29.-30.06.2018 Barcelona (Spain) - Be Prog! My Friend Festival
08.09.2018 Balve / Balver Höhle (Germany) - German Kultrock Festival
More dates to be announced soon...
 
Previously this year and after the first string of touring for the “In The Passing Light Of Day” album, Pain of Salvation announced the return of former guitarist Johan Hallgren to the group’s ranks, which can be seen depicted above in a new photo by Lars Ardarve from left to right as follows:

Pain of Salvation line-up 2017:
Johan Hallgren – guitars, backing vocals
Daniel Gildenlöw – vocals, guitars
Daniel D2 Karlsson – keyboards, backing vocals
Léo Margarit – drums, backing vocals
Gustaf Hielm – bass, backing vocals

“In The Passing Light Of Day” is still available in various versions from IOM here: http://smarturl.it/POSitplodIOS

The album’s first two singles / videos can be checked out here:
“Meaningless”:
VEVO: https://www.vevo.com/watch/pain-of-salvation/Meaningless/GBF861777301
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MreXYqelGPM
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/27wq7Gls32bnQOFqYbtZbm
“Reasons”:
VEVO: https://www.vevo.com/watch/pain-of-salvation/Reasons/GBF861777302
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_qZpLgvdOI
Spotify: http://spoti.fi/2imu1aW

The album entered the official sales charts of various countries upon release as follows: Germany: # 28, France: # 70, The Netherlands: # 86, Italy: # 56, Switzerland: # 28, Belgium (Flemish charts): # 82, Belgium (Wallonian charts): # 79, Sweden (Physical album charts): # 42, Sweden (Hardrock album charts): # 20, USA (Billboard Heatseekers Chart): # 9.

Pain of Salvation online:
www.painofsalvation.com
www.facebook.com/painofsalvation
https://twitter.com/thebestofpain


INSIDEOUTMUSIC online:
www.insideoutmusic.com
www.youtube.com/InsideOutMusicTV
www.facebook.com/InsideOutMusic
www.twitter.com/insideouteu

Visit the new InsideOut Shop:
www.insideoutshop.de

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