25 January 2017
Pain of Salvation: "In the Passing Light of Day" enters charts!
Pain of Salvation:  "In the Passing Light of Day" enters charts!
Swedish progressive rock/metal innovators Pain of Salvation have released their newest studio album "In the Passing Light of Day" via longtime label InsideOutMusic last week. The much anticipated album is now entering the national sales charts in various countries, reaching the highest entries in the band's history 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


"In the Passing Light of Day" is available as a special edition 2CD Mediabook (including an alternate front cover, expanded 48-pages booklet, several in-depth texts by conceptual author Daniel Gildenlöw, demo material & band commentary tracks), standard jewel case CD, gatefold 180g 2LP vinyl plus album on CD as bonus & digital download. The full tracklisting of the main album and the bonus disc are as follows:

Pain of Salvation - "In the Passing Light of Day" CD (71:51):

1. On a Tuesday (10:22)
2. Tongue of God (04:53)
3. Meaningless (04:47)
4. Silent Gold (03:23)
5. Full Throttle Tribe (09:05)
6. Reasons (04:45)
7. Angels of Broken Things (06:24)
8. The Taming of a Beast (06:33)
9. If This Is the End (06:03)
10. The Passing Light of Day (15:31)

Bonus Disc (43:25):

1. Introduction (01:45)
2. Tongue of God (intro) (00:48)
3. Tongue of God (demo) (05:00)
4. Meaningless (intro) (00:44)
5. Meaningless (demo) (05:48)
6. Silent Gold (intro) (00:48)
7. Silent Gold (demo) (03:12)
8. Full Throttle Tribe (intro) (00:49)
9. Full Throttle Tribe (demo) (08:54)
10. Reasons (intro) (00:52)
11. Reasons (demo) (04:32)
12. Angels of Broken Things (intro) (00:42)
13. Angels of Broken Things (demo) (06:56)
14. Bloopers (02:32)

The vinyl release of the album is available in the following versions:
Black vinyl - Unlimited
Clear vinyl - 200x copies (Swedish version)
White vinyl - 200x copies (Band mailorder version)
Silver vinyl - 200x copies (IOM webshop version)

"In the Passing Light of Day" can be purchased here:

IOMShop: http://smarturl.it/POSitplodIOS
Amazon: http://smarturl.it/POSitplodAMAZON
iTunes: http://smarturl.it/POSitplodiTunes
AmazonMP3: http://smarturl.it/POSitplodAMAZONMP3

"In the Passing Light of Day" was produced by Daniel Bergstrand (Meshuggah, In Flames, etc.) and co-produced by Daniel Gildenlöw & Ragnar Zolberg. Recordings took place across 2015 and 2016 at Dugout Studio, Tuft studio by Jørn Arild Grefsrud, Daniel's and Ragnar's homes, Balsta Musikslott and Studio Brun. Mixing was handled at Dugout Studio by Daniel Bergstrand and mastering at Dugout Studio by George Nerantzis. The music was written by Daniel Gildenlöw & Ragnar Zolberg, except for "Silent Gold" by Peter Kvint & Daniel Gildenlöw. The lyrics were written by Daniel Gildenlöw, except for "On a Tuesday" and "Meaningless" by Daniel Gildenlöw & Ragnar Zolberg and "Silent Gold" by Peter Kvint & Daniel Gildenlöw. The list of featured guest musicians includes: Camilla Arvidsson - violin, David Ra-Champari - violin, Hálfdán Árnason - double bass, Anette Kumlin - oboe and english horn as well as Peter Kvint - bass, mellotron and backing vocals on "Silent Gold".

The album's first two singles / videos can be checked out here:


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


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

Pain of Salvation are also featured on the Spotify playlist 'Metal Talks', where you can hear Daniel Gildenlöw rant, ramble and talk about lots of interesting stuff, including the new album:


Check out "In the Passing Light of Day" on Spotify here:


Pain of Salvation - "In the Passing Light of Day" North American tour 2017:

07.-11.02. Tampa (US) / Cozumel (Mexico) - Cruise To The Edge
12.02. Tampa, FL - The Orpheum
14.02. Houston, TX - The Scout bar
15.02. Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey
16.02. Kansas City, MO - The Riot Room
18.02. Chicago, IL - Reggies
19.02. Detroit, MI - The Token Lounge
21.02. Toronto, ON - Mod Club
22.02. Quebec, QC - Le Cercle
23.02. Montreal, QC - Le Tulipe
24.02. Buffalo, NY - Iron Works
26.02. New York, NY - The Marlin Room

Pain of Salvation + Port Noir - "In the Passing Light of Day" European tour 2017:

29.03. Copenhagen (Denmark) - Amager Bio
30.03. Hamburg (Germany) - Markthalle
31.03. Berlin (Germany) - Columbia-Theater
01.04. Prague (Czech Republic) - Rock Café
02.04. Reichenbach (Germany) - Art Rock Festival V
04.04. Aschaffenburg (Germany) - Colos-Saal
05.04. Pratteln (Switzerland) - Z-7
06.04. Milan (Italy) - Circolo Magnolia
07.04. Lyon (France) - Ninkasi Kao
08.04. Barcelona (Spain) - Bikini
09.04. Madrid (Spain) - Teatro Barceló
11.04. Paris (France) - Divan Du Monde
12.04. London (UK) - Islington Assembly Hall
13.04. Köln (Germany) - Die Kantine
14.04. Venlo (The Netherlands) - Grenswerk
15.04. Leiden (The Netherlands) - Gebr. De Nobel
16.04. Zwolle (The Netherlands) - Hedon

Pain of Salvation - Live 2017:

16.-18.06. Clisson (France) - Hellfest

More dates to follow soon...

Pain of Salvation line-up:

Daniel Gildenlöw - vocals, guitars
Ragnar Zolberg - guitars, vocals
Daniel D2 Karlsson - keyboards, backing vocals
Gustaf Hielm - bass, backing vocals
Léo Margarit - drums, backing vocals

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