Blind Channel drops INHUMAN remix of “Alive Or Only Burning” single

Announces EU/UK and USA tour dates for 2023

After releasing their latest full-length, Lifestyles Of The Sick & Dangerous, earlier this year via Century Media Records, Finland’s Blind Channel are back today with a remix of the album track “Alive Or Only Burning”, by INHUMAN. Listen to this new single now here:

Blind Channel also recently announced tours worldwide in support of Lifestyles Of The Sick & Dangerous: first, joining I Prevail across the EU/UK in March 2023, before heading to the USA in May 2023 for a West Coast trek with labelmates Lacuna Coil. See below for all dates!

I Prevail EU/UK 2023 tour

w/ Trash Boat, Blind Channel

Mar. 7, 2023 – Zürich, CH @ X-TRA

Mar. 8, 2023 – Oberhausen, DE @ Turbinenhalle

Mar. 9, 2023 – Leipzig, DE @ Täubchenthal

Mar. 11, 2023 – Cologne, DE @ Palladium

Mar. 12, 2023 – Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg

Mar. 14, 2023 – Antwerp, BE @ Trix

Mar. 15, 2023 – Tilburg, NL @ 013

Mar. 17, 2023 – Portsmouth, UK @ Guildhall

Mar. 18, 2023 – Bristol, UK @ O2 Academy Bristol

Mar. 19, 2023 – Birmingham, UK @ O2 Academy Birmingham

Mar. 21, 2023 – Leeds, UK @ O2 Academy Leeds

Mar. 22, 2023 – Glasgow, UK @ O2 Academy Glasgow

Mar. 23, 2023 – Liverpool, UK @ O2 Academy Liverpool

Mar. 25, 2023 – Dublin, Ireland @ Olympia Theatre

Mar. 27, 2023 – Manchester, England @ O2 Victoria Warehouse

Mar. 28, 2023 – Nottingham, UK @ Rock City

Mar. 29, 2023 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton

Lacuna Coil West Coast Tour 2023

w/ The Birthday Massacre, Blind Channel, Edge of Paradise

May 4, 2023 – San Jose, CA @ The Ritz

May 6, 2023 – Tacoma, WA @ Spanish Ballroom

May 7, 2023 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom

May 9, 2023 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace Of Spades

May 11, 2023 – Ventura, CA @ Majestic Ventura Theater

May 13, 2023 – Las Vegas, NV @ Sick New World Festival *

May 15, 2023 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex

May 16, 2023 – Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall

May 17, 2023 – Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater

May 18, 2023 – Mesa, AZ @ Nile Theater

May 19, 2023 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Belasco

*= No Blind Channel, Edge of Paradise

“It took me eight years to become an overnight success” – this line, buried away in Blind Channel‘s fourth album, Lifestyles Of The Sick & Dangerous, is where their uncompromising journey finds its continuation. When forming in 2013 in Oulu, Finland, vocalists Niko and Joel Hokka, drummer Tommi Lalli, guitarist Joonas Porko and bass player Olli Matela (plus the later addition of keyboardist Alex Mattson) knew that it was all about going big or going home. This is exactly what they did when they found their way onto the largest stage in Europe: Eurovision, after competing in the Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu (UMK), Finland’s annual contest to discover their entry. Winning the spot, by the largest landslide the competition has seen, Blind Channel captivated the continent with their fiery nu-metal charge: “Dark Side”. 

However, Eurovision isn’t the crux of Blind Channel‘s story. This stepping-stone that saw them take to that hallowed stage, was just that: a gambit towards the bigger picture. While it did allow them to amass even more followers, they had already been building a fervent fanbase over the years, thanks to their three previous albums: Revolutions (2016), Blood Brothers (2018), Violent Pop (2020). 

Lifestyles Of The Sick & Dangerous takes the next step, offering a swagger-filled, sincere depiction of their lives, backed by their trademark unforgiving “violent pop music”. A winking homage to the Good Charlotte track “Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous”, it’s most importantly a righteous statement of intent – this is only the beginning. 

Stream and purchase Lifestyles Of The Sick & Dangerous now at: https://blindchannelfi.lnk.to/LifestylesOfTheSickAndDangerous

Blind Channel line-up:

Joel Hokka – vocals, guitar

Niko Moilanen – vocals

Joonas Porko – guitar

Olli Matela – bass

Tommi Lalli – drums

Aleksi Kaunisvesi – samples, percussion, DJ

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