ALBUM AND TOUR NEWS: Therion to release epic rock opera on eve of UK/Ireland tour Print E-mail
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 14:00

German symphonic metallers Therion are to release their truly epic new album, ‘Beloved Antichrist’, on 2 February via Nuclear Blast.

 

Therion Beloved Antichrist artwork

 

The album is a three-hour long rock opera, loosely inspired by Vladimir Soloviov’s ‘A Short Tale Of The Antichrist’, spread across three CDs and featuring 27 vocalists, each portraying one of the different characters in the story.

 

Therion kick off a European tour on 1 February, which lands in the UK the day after the album’s release, with dates as follows:

 

Saturday 3 – London, Islington Assembly Hall

Sunday 4 – Manchester, Rebellion

Tuesday 6 – Newcastle Upon Tyne, Riverside

Wednesday 7 – Aberdeen, The Assembly

Thursday 8 – Glasgow, Audio

Friday 9 – Sheffield, Corporation

Saturday 10 – Belfast, Limelight 2

Sunday 11 – Dublin, Tivoli

Tuesday 13 – Bristol, Bierkeller

Wednesday 14 – Birmingham – O2 Institute

 

Support on all dates will come from Imperial Age, Null Positiv and Midnight Eternal. Tickets are on sale now from all usual outlets.