Symphony of Pain: The News

Tuesday 3rd October 2017 Halloween gig announced

Symphony of Pain are on a 4 band bill including Vampiroc on Saturday 28th October at The Unicorn Brecknock Road, Camden. Free Entry, 8pm. The Line up will be Tracie Law Vocals. Pam Chowhan Keys and Violin Jonas Costa Guitar. Mark Bloxsidge Bass and Johanne James of Threshold Drums

Sun 4 Dec 2016 Classically trained  guitarist Jonas joins Symphony

Jonas has experience in Classical, Metal, Blues style and had considerable success with Portuguese Folk Group Citania. He brings a wealth of experience with the perfect blend of classical training and metal guitar playing. He will be recording the guitar tracks for the forthcoming album Virology.

Wed 16 Nov 2016 Jiaxin Lloyd Webber records cello for new album

We are delighted to have secured the services of Jiaxin Lloyd Webber on one of the new songs Suspicion off the forthcoming album Virology. Jiaxin recorded a beautiful haunting cello line for this track which is one of Symphony of Pain's most moody and darkest ballads ever written by Tracie Law and Pam Chowhan

Mon 17 Oct 2016 Radio Airplay in America

Symphony of Pain are receiving regular airplay stateside on the following shows from Mark Yandle, Emidio Vaz and Guy Tolve. The support of these amazing DJ's from the USA is absolutely unprecedented and outstanding. To tune into any of their shows just click on the link below. Mark hosts Pyschedelic Sunday, Emidio hosts Emidio's Rock Den and Guy hosts The AOTR artists on the rise show. 

Mon 17th Oct 2016

Tracie Law has completed vocals for the 2nd album titled Virology with the assistance of Neil Woolley and Pam Chowhan. The trio are now producing the vocals at Symphony of Pain's own Twilight Studios during the next few weeks. There are 10 songs on Virology with the following song titles 1 My Laboratory 2 Darkling 3 Virus 4 Down 5 Green Eyes 6 Ghost Moon 7 Suspicion 8 I Cant Believe 9 Futile 10 War Machine 

Mon 22 Aug 2016 Drummer Recording

Johanne James of Threshold and Kyrbgrinder is currently working on the tracks for the new album Virology with a view to recording this summer. The band have worked with Johanne on several gigs such as the very succesful Cambridge Rock Festival 2014 performance and are delighted to have such a talented drummer for their latest album.

Mon 22 Aug 2016 Vocal Recording

Symphony of Pain Vocalist Tracie Law is currently in the studio recording vocals for the new Album Virology with sound engineer Neil Woolley. Neil is the band's live engineer and has worked for many years as a live engineer for companies including Richard Nowell Sound Services (Southbank Centre) and The Barbican Concert Hall where he is currently on the senior technical staff.

Sun 21 Feb 2016 GIG in Peterborough

Symphony of Pain have been confirmed as support to Morpheus Rising at The Met Lounge in Peterborough on the 12th March 2016. 

Address: 59B Bridge St, Peterborough PE1 1HA

Mon 18 Jan 2016 New Album taking shape

Symphony of Pain are working hard on the follow up album to Hydeology. The songwriting partnership of Tracie Law and Pam Chowhan have written 9 songs. The duo are delighted with every single track and are confident that each one is a strong as each other and pushes on from Hydeology with an increase in that unique Symphony of Pain sound and style. There are more electronics and samples this time with strong emphasis on melody rhythm and power. The songs are now being arranged by Tracie and Pam and the next step  is to enlist the help of Mark Bloxsidge (Bass) and Nick Harrison (guitars) to add their formidable talent and sound 

Sun 22 Mar 2015 Worldwide Premiere of Hydeology 

Symphony of Pain's debut album Hydeology was premiered in the USA by Mark Yandle on his Pyschedelic Sunday radio show. The show was a hit as Mark played the entire album to 1000's of listeners in the USA and throughout the world.  Listening figures were the highest ever, according to Mark and the team at www.digitalrevolutionradio.com CLICK THE BUTTON BELOW to tune into DRR

Mon 12 Jan 2015 - Symphony reviewed in CRS Mag

Tue 6 Jan 2015 - Symphony back in the studio

Symphony of Pain duo Tracie Law and Pam Chowhan are back in the studio writing and arranging songs for their second album. The debut release 'Hydeology' received great critical acclaim in the rock press and led to a very succesful 2014 which saw the band back on the live circuit for some very notable performances at The Cambridge Rock Festival and The Borderline supporting Touchstone as well as a Halloween special which the band themselves put on in London.

The band would like to say a big thank you to Johanne James (Threshold, Kyrbgrinder) and Steve Burton (Aeon Zen) for their exceptional talents on the Drums in 2014. Special thanks goes to Neil Woolley (sound) and Michael Lee Wolley  (AV) for their unconditional support and skills. A special thank you must also go to Angie Alderman for her cameo appearance as The Naughty Nurse and Tracie's Bride at The Cambridge Rock Festival.

 

Fri 12 Dec -  Symphony support Touchstone at The Borderline

Symphony of Pain have been invited as special guests of Touchstone at The Borderline London on Friday 12th December 2014. Click link below for details. 

Fri 31 Oct - Symphony of Pain to release live performance of 'For Now I'm Dead' on YouTube

The band are set to release a video of the live version of 'For Now I'm Dead' from their Cambridge Rock Festival set. The track is a brand new arrangement of the song specially for live performance. Click here at sunset today (31/10/14) to see this vibrant performance.

Fri 31 Oct -  Symphony Hallowe'en gig

Symphony of Pain are playing The Sinbin@ The Plough and Harrow in Leytonstone on Friday 13th October 2014 in a Hallowe'en special also featuring One Night Stand and Dead At Eleven. Click link below for details.

Fri 8 Aug -  Symphony Cambridge Rock Festival

 

Time to reflect on a very successful gig at Cambridge Rock Festival. We had a simply awesome day and met some fantastic new friends in Sally Newhouse, DrWart Hoover, Tony Corner and all the guys at https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Classic-Rock-Society/155765501755
Plus many many more. Feel free to chastise me if I've missed you out -  I met so many people and so briefly too.

We would like to thank the following people for being there for us in many different guises: Drums Johanne James, Actress Angie Alderman, Sound Neil Woolley, AV Michael Lee Woolley, Drivers Stephen Humphrey and Lona Lee. Crewman Michael Jack Wylie. The London Ladies, Hannah Wye, Colette Chilton, Jo Welfare. Also Lynn Boraster, Pete Lockett, Jaina Bloxsidge

A really special thanks must go to Ralph Rea and Jill Lerner. You guys got us on the bill and we are so very grateful. Thanks goes to www.lycanmedia.co.uk, James Soars Media Services and Mike Exley of MEPR.

We also mustn't forget all the crew guys on PA, lighting, backstage at CRF, who I know from my own experience, work very hard getting all the bands up onstage and keep the festival running smoothly. Our hats off to you all. Best wishes from Tracie Law, Pam Chowhan, Mark Bloxsidge and Nectarios Harrison.

Symphony of Pain are playing the Cambridge Rock Festival on Friday 8th August on the Classic Rock Society Stage. Joining Tracie Law and Pam Chowhan will be 3 outstanding musicians in Mark Bloxsidge (ex Trilogy) Bass. Johanne James (Kyrbgrinder, Threshold) Drums. Nick 'The High Priest' Harrison Guitar. With a guest appearance from Angie Alderman (The Bride) from the bands videos. This will be an unmissable performance.

Symphony of Pain are featured on the covermount CD of Issue 200 of the Classic Rock Society Magazine. The CD titled New Species is the 13th CD in the series and comes free with the Magazine. The included track Darker Side is taken from the debut Album Hydeology

Symphony of Pain debut Album Hydeology is now available as a download and physical CD from plastichead.com, Amazon, Itunes, and many online dealers worldwide.



High Royds lunatic asylum Photograph by Phill D

Trace and Pam - photograph by Roger Garnett

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