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LORDI – cinematic ‘Dead Again Jayne’ music video Screem Writers Guild out now; new album touring cycle kicking off 

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Clear the manège, let the ultimate LORDI show begin! »Screem Writers Guild,« a new beast of an album by the beloved Finnish hard rock monster squad, has been unleashed through Atomic Fire Records today and to even win the bravest listeners to their side, the group have also launched a cinematic music video for opening track ‘Dead Again Jayne,’ once again scripted, directed and edited by Mr. Lordi himself.

Dealing with a beloved, patched-up lady who suddenly isn’t that dead anymore, the song is dominated by a morbid, »Frankenstein«-ish atmosphere.

Head over to YouTube to get seduced by the aforementioned catchy sing-along hymn:

Order »Screem Writers Guild« in the physical format of your choice (see below!), stream it or get it digitally now, here: https://lordi.lnk.to/screemPR

Tonight, LORDI will coincidentally appear at Aria Complex (San Gwann, MT) to kick off another touring cycle and to also premiere their new musical play on stage for the first time. But the performance is only a warm-up for Mr. Lordi and his crew since it will be followed by a massive European arena tour alongside SABATON and BABYMETAL in April/May as well as select summer festival gigs and a few Austrian shows in autumn.

Take a look at the band’s current itinerary below and keep your eyes peeled for more monstrous shows which will be added to their schedule from time to time.

Screem Writers Guild« was produced by Mr. Lordi with Mana and Janne Halmkrona as executive producers. Ilkka Herkman took care of its mixing and Pauli Saastamoinen mastered the record. The artwork was also designed by Mr. Lordi who has made a name as director for the band’s vision since the early ’90s. 

Its title is a reference (and a “LORDIfied” play on words) to the “Screen Writers Guild,” an association of screen writers in Hollywood (’20s to ’50s), yet there is no doubt that LORDI‘s musical version is much louder and fiercer. “The record itself isn’t a real concept album, but it obviously plays with the overall cinematic theme,” says Mr. Lordi.

Screem Writers Guild« – Track Listing:

01. Dead Again Jayne
02. SCG XVIII: Nosferuiz Horror Show
03. Unliving Picture Show
04. Inhumanoid
05. Thing In The Cage
06. Vampyro Fang Club
07. The Bride
08. Lucyfer Prime Evil
09. Scarecrow
10. Lycantropical Island
11. In The Castle Of Dracoolove
12. The SCG Awards
13. Heavengeance
14. End Credits

Don’t forget to subscribe to Atomic Fire Records on YouTube to stay updated & to listen to ‘Dead Again Jayne’ as well as other new tracks in the »AFR New Releases« playlist on Spotifyhttps://afr.link/spotifynewreleasesPR

Screem Writers Guild« is available in the following formats:

– limited collector’s box set (incl. alternative cover artwork, CD-digipak, 2LP in gatefold, excl. »Live At Masters Of Rock« DVD feat. 5 live songs, 5 band member portrait art prints plus LORDI notebook)

The box set is available in 3 different variants:
– incl. red/black splatter vinyl @ Atomic Fire Records Mailorder
– incl. green marbled vinyl @ EMP
– incl. purple/black marbled vinyl @ Atomic Fire Records US Mailorder, Nuclear Blast & Levykauppa Äx

Other configurations:
– CD-digipak
– 2LP in gatefold (transparent/blue marbled)
– 2LP in gatefold (red/black splatter; only available in Europe)
– 2LP in gatefold (green marbled; only available @ EMP)
– 2LP in gatefold (purple/black marbled; only available @ Atomic Fire Records US Mailorder, Nuclear Blast & Levykauppa Äx)
– digital

Founded in 1992 by singer, songwriter and designer Mr. LordiLORDI are one of the major Finnish rock / heavy metal acts of our time. Originally rooted in Rovaniemi (Northern Lapland, Finland), the band achieved their international breakthrough after winning the Eurovision Song Contest with their hit song ‘Hard Rock Hallelujah’ in 2006. 

Since then, the unconventional troop has rocked their way into the spotlight of Europe with charm, unforgettable tunes and elaborate monster costumes, and have become an integral part of the line-ups of globally recognized festivals such as Wacken Open Air (DE) and Masters of Rock (CZ) among others.

LORDI live:

31.03.2023 MT San Gwann – Rock ‘N Malta @ Aria Complex

»The Tour To End All Tours«
w/ SABATON, BABYMETAL
14.04.2023 GB Leeds – First Direct Arena
15.04.2023 GB London – OVO Arena Wembley
16.04.2023 GB Cardiff – Motorpoint Arena
18.04.2023 GB Glasgow – OVO Hydro
21.04.2023 FR Paris – Zénith (La Villette) *SOLD OUT*
22.04.2023 DE Frankfurt – Festhalle
24.04.2023 DE Hamburg – Barclays Arena
25.04.2023 LU Esch-sur-Alzette – Rockhal
28.04.2023 SE Stockholm – Avicii Arena
29.04.2023 NO Oslo – Spektrum *SOLD OUT*
30.04.2023 DK Copenhagen – Royal Arena
01.05.2023 PL Wroclaw – 3-Majówka (LORDI only!)
02.05.2023 DE Hanover – ZAG Arena
03.05.2023 NL Amsterdam – Ziggo Dome
05.05.2023 DE Berlin – Mercedes-Benz Arena
06.05.2023 DE Leipzig – Quarterback Immobilien Arena
07.05.2023 AT Vienna – Stadthalle
09.05.2023 PL Łódź – Atlas Arena
10.05.2023 CZ Ostrava – Ostravar Aréna
12.05.2023 DE Cologne – Lanxess Arena
13.05.2023 BE Antwerp – Sportpaleis
15.05.2023 DE Munich – Olympiahalle
18.05.2023 EE Tallinn – Saku Suurhall
19.05.2023 FI Helsinki – Helsingin Jäähalli
20.05.2023 FI Kuopio – Kuopio-halli

08.06.2023 FI Hyvinkää – Rockfest
16.06.2023 FI Tampere – Tuhdimmat Tahdit *NEW*
25.06.2023 ES Cartagena – Rock Imperium Festival
29.07.2023 DE Rottenburg-Seebronn – Rock of Ages
14.10.2023 AT Kapfenberg – Wildstyle & Tattoo @ Stadthalle
21.10.2023 AT Linz – Wildstyle & Tattoo @ Tabakfabrik
28.10.2023 AT Salzburg – Wildstyle & Tattoo @ Messezentrum

LORDI are:
Mr. Lordi | vocals
Kone | guitars
Hiisi | bass
Hella | keyboard
Mana | drums


LORDI online:
www.lordi.fi
www.facebook.com/lordiofficial
www.instagram.com/lordiofficial
www.twitter.com/lordiofficial
www.youtube.com/lordiofficial
https://label.atomicfire-records.com/project/lordi/

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