The Rasmus - Black Roses out now
The Rasmus have released their latest album, Black Roses.
THE RASMUS ARE:
Lauri Ylönen (lead singer)
Eero Heinonen (bass)
Pauli Rantasalmi (guitar)
Aki Hakala (drums)
The Single “Livin’ In A World Without You” released on 23rd February
London Show @ Islington Academy on 24th February
Multi platinum selling Finnish rock act, The Rasmus, are set to release the first single from their new album Black Roses on February 23rd. The single “Livin’ In A World Without You” has already been a Top 20 track in a number of worldwide territories including Switzerland, Austria, Mexico and Argentina. Black Roses is available now on CD and download.
The Rasmus formed in 1994 whilst the band members were all at school together and released a number of albums in their native country prior to international success. They gained international fame with their 2003 platinum UK album Dead Letters, accompanied with the single "In the Shadows" which reached number 1 in several countries. The Rasmus played over 300 shows in over 110 cities in support of Dead Letters and a further 250 shows in support of their next album Hide From The Sun which was released in 2005. The band are one of Finland's most successful with more than 3.5 million sold albums worldwide, eight gold awards and five platinum awards.
The 2008 album Black Roses was produced by Desmond Child who has famously worked with bands such as Bon Jovi, Kiss, Cher, Aerosmith, Kelly Clarkson and even current pop princess Katy Perry.
The Rasmus are currently on an extensive European Tour that will take in one UK show in February. They will play The Islington Academy in London on Tuesday 24th February.