Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Lacuna Coil: "DARK ADRENALINE" SURGES WITH TOP 15 BILLBOARD DEBUT MARKING BAND'S HIGHEST ALBUM DEBUT EVER
LACUNA COIL'S "DARK ADRENALINE" SURGES WITH
TOP 15 BILLBOARD DEBUT MARKING BAND'S HIGHEST
ALBUM DEBUT EVER
FIRST SINGLE "TRIP THE DARKNESS" IS BAND'S HIGHEST
CHARTING SINGLE AT ACTIVE ROCK
(New York, NY) - Lacuna Coil's stunning new album DARK ADRENALINE (Century Media Records) has debuted at #15 on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart, selling nearly 20,000 units in its first week. This marks the band's highest album chart debut ever. DARK ADRENALINE also nabs the #2 spot on the Current Alternative Album, Top Hard Music Album and Current Hard Music Album charts, respectively. The first single from the album, "Trip The Darkness," is currently at #27 on the Active Rock chart, tying the band's highest chart position ever with solid spins at such stations as WJJO/Madison, WIIL/Chicago, KQXR/Boise, KLAQ/El Paso and KHTQ/Spokane. The video for "Trip The Darkness" can be viewed here.
Produced by the acclaimed Don Gilmore (Linkin Park, Bullet For My Valentine), DARK ADRENALINE delivers the melodic, sensual, metallic rush for which the band has come to be known. The album has been receiving rave reviews from the press and fans alike, with Outburn avowing, "The only band that counts is Lacuna Coil, and new album DARK ADRENALINE is the case in point...", The New Yorker.com stating, "DARK ADRENALINE is packed with ear-whacking passages that belie solid pop hooks..." and Spin.com declaring, "...try not to get sucked into Cristina Scabbia and Andrea Ferro's hurricane-force melodies..."
Lacuna Coil is currently on tour as support for Megadeth on their critically-acclaimed Gigantour; Gigantour was founded by Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine in 2005. This run also features Motorhead and Volbeat.
For more than a decade, Italy's Lacuna Coil has been a fixture in the international metal scene, gracing the covers of countless hard rock and metal publications worldwide. With six full-length albums, two EPs, various singles and a DVD to their credit, the band has sold upwards of 800,000 units in the United States alone and is well-established on Active Rock radio. Melding seductive vocals with a modern, electronica-inspired metal sound, Lacuna Coil has wowed audiences as headliners the world over, and as featured guests on Ozzfest, as well as on all of the major European festivals such as Download and Graspop. Lacuna Coil, whose moniker translates to "empty spiral' in English, is: Cristina Scabbia (female vocals), Andrea Ferro (male vocals), Cristiano Migliore (guitar), Marco Biazzi (guitar), Marco Coti Zelati (bass) and Cristiano Mozzati (drums/percussion).