In celebration of twenty years as a band, Lacuna Coil have written an illustrated history and we have reviewed it! The book, available in two formats is ‘The full 20-year story of the Italian Gothfathers as told by the band in their own words. Illustrated throughout with rare and candid photographs, memorabilia and personal artefacts, here is the Lacuna Coil story in all its dark glory. Founder members Andrea Ferro, Marco Coti Zelati, and Cristina Scabbia have recalled the birth, growth and full flowering of the band to tell twenty years of Lacuna Coil in NOTHING STANDS IN OUR WAY.’
The book is due for release on 28th November and available at for pre-order at lacunacoilbook.com
Published to celebrate their 20th anniversary, NOTHING STANDS IN OUR WAY by LACUNA COIL contains rare and candid photographs, memorabilia and personal artefacts from the collections of founder members Cristina Scabbia, Andrea Ferro, and Marco Coti Zelati. Among the wealth of photographs in the book are baby pics, 1990s skater poses, pre-Lacuna Coil performance shots, and tons of backstage scenes from the past two decades.
Andrea, Maki and Cristina tell the band’s story in the first person, beginning with their early life, teen years, key musical influences, personal record collections and details of how they met. It goes on to describe how LACUNA COIL formed, found success and became the global phenomenon that they are today.
NOTHING STANDS IN OUR WAY is available in two distinct editions: The Classic is a 224 page, 200+ image-filled hardback with foil detailing and retails at £35/$45; the Signature is the same hardback in a deluxe clamshell box, signed by the band, with four exclusive, original art prints created by Marco Zela Coti, and retails at £100/$130.
Further to our previous announcement, the The 119 Show, which is due for release on the 9th November (11.9 – get it?!) is now available for pre-order. The release is due in two formats: Bluray package and DVD/CD.
You can find both formats now available for pre-order at various online stores – HMV and EMP direct have both formats:
Century Media have released the following announcement today:
2018 marks the 20th anniversary of LACUNA COIL’s debut. To celebrate this special year, they played an exceptional show on January 19 in London at the O2 Forum Kentish Town. The unique, one-time event was filmed and recorded for “The 119 Show – Live In London” which is scheduled for release November 9th, 2018.
LACUNA COIL just released a first song and clip from the show, “Blood, Tears, Dust (The 119 Show – Live In London)” which you can check out here:
They previously launched the following trailer for the release:
Fans can look forward not only to a very special live performance that was accompanied by the UK circus group Incandescence, but also to a career spanning set including LACUNA COIL songs never played live before.
“The 119 Show – Live In London” is available in the following formats: 2CD/DVD, Blu-ray/DVD/2CD, Digital Album.
Very few tickets are left for a special screening of “The 119 Show – Live In London”: LACUNA COIL are offering the chance for fans to share the magic once again, this time on the big screen. On October 23, Everyman Cinema presents an exclusive showing at ‘Screen on the Green’, Islington, London with Cristina Scabbia and Andrea Ferro taking part in a live Q&A. The event is sponsored by Italian beermakers, Birra Moretti. Tickets are available here: https://www.everymancinema.com/screen-on-the-green/film-info/lacuna-coil-the-119-show-band-qa
After the release the band will head out for a European tour to support the release of “The 119 Show -Live In London”.
31.10.18 (IT) Lucca – Lucca Comics & Games 2018
02.11.18 (DE) Weissenhäuser Strand – Metal Hammer Paradise
03.11.18 (BE) Bruges – Entrepot
04.11.18 (NL) Leiden – Gebr. De Nobel
06.11.18 (CH) Pratteln – Z7
08.11.18 (DE) Ludwigsburg – Rockfabrik
09.11.18 (DE) Weinheim – Café Central
10.11.18 (DE) Cologne – Club Volta
11.11.18 (DE) Dresden – Scheune
13.11.18 (DE) Munich – Strom
14.11.18 (DE) Nürnberg – Hirsch
15.11.18 (IT) Milan – Santeria
Early 2018 also saw Cristina Scabbia take on the prominent role of a coach for The Voice Of Italy on prime-time Italian national TV. LACUNA COIL were recently awarded the fan voted “Best Live Band” award at the prestigious Metal Hammer Golden Gods in London, UK. Additionally they were announced for a very important career recognition award for their 20 years together as a band from MEI which is the annual meeting of the Independent labels in Italy.