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Paradise Lost




United Kingdom - Active.

Description

Death/Doom

Originally one of the heaviest bands on the planet and one of the founders of the new Death/Doom style of the nineties, Paradise Lost created a number of absolutely iconic albums, including - of course 'Gothic' - before changing direction towards a Gothic Rock/Pop style. That transformation was largely complete with 1997's 'One Second', and it would be nearly 20 years before they returned to the heavy Gothic Death/Doom sound that they helped originate. Influential out of all proportion to their number of Doom releases, Paradise Lost need no comparisons - they are the originals.

Discography

Drown In Darkness1988NoneDemo
Frozen Illusion1989NoneDemo
Live Death1990JettisoundzVideo (PAL)
In Dub1990NoneDemo CD
Lost Paradise1990PeacevilleCD
Gothic1991PeacevilleCD
Kerrang!1992Devotion / Music For NationsSplit LP
Shades Of God1992Music For NationsCD
As I Die1992Music For NationsMcd
Icon1993Music For NationsCD
Seals the Sense1994Music For NationsMcd
Gothic EP1994PeacevilleMcd
Draconian Times1995Music For NationsCD
The Last Time1995Music For NationsMcd
Forever Failure1995Music For NationsSingle
True Belief '971997Music For NationsMcd
One Second1997Music For NationsCD
Say Just Words1997Music For NationsSingle
One Second1998Music For NationsSingle
Reflection1998Music For NationsCD
Host1999EMICD
So much is lost1999EMISingle
Permanent Solution1999EMISingle
Believe In Nothing2001EMICD
Mouth2001EMISingle
Fader2001EMISingle
Symbol of life2002EMICD
Evolve2002Music For NationsDVD
Erased2002EMISingle
At The BBC2003BBC/Strange FruitCompilation
Live Death2004Vile MusicDVD
Forever After #12005G.U.N.Single
Forever After #22005G.U.N.Single
Paradise Lost2005G.U.N.CD
In Requiem2007Century MediaCD
The Anatomy of Melancholy (Live)2008Century MediaCD
Faith Divides Us Death Unites Us2009Century MediaCD
Draconian Times MMXI (Live)2011Century MediaCD
Tragic Idol2012Century MediaCD
Live at the Roundhouse (Live)2013Abbey Road RecordsCD
The Plague Within2015Century MediaCD
Symphony For The Lost (Live)2015Century Media2CD
One Second (20th Anniversary Edition)2017Music For Nations/Sony BMG2CD/2LP

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Live Death (1990)
Lost Paradise (1990)
Gothic (1991)
Shades Of God (1992)
As I Die (1992)
Icon (1993)
Seals the Sense (1994)
Draconian Times (1995)
One Second (1997)
Say Just Words (1997)
Host (1999)
Believe In Nothing (2001)
Evolve (2002)
The Plague Within (2015)
One Second (20th Anniversary Edition) (2017)

Interviews

Interview with Paradise Lost (2015-07-15).

Misc

It is commonly accepted that the album 'Gothic' kick-started the Gothic Metal genre label, though that may now be more synonymous with the romanticised Symphonic branch of the style, there are still plenty of bands working in the more brutal Death-derived version Paradise Lost initiated.

'Kerrang!' is a split with Candlemass, and the nu-dustrial bands Crowforce and Murder Inc..

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