THERION Reveal Artwork, Info On Beloved Antichrist

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 @ 3:57 PM

Out February 2nd

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On February 2nd, symphonic metal pioneers THERION will finally release Christofer Johnsson's monumental brainchild Beloved Antichrist, a sweeping rock opera loosely inspired by Vladímir Soloviov’s A Short Tale Of The Antichrist. The entire piece reaches an impressive length of 3 hours. The dramatic and epic opus comes to life through 27 different character roles, performed by long-time band members like Thomas Vikström, Lori Lewis and Chiara Malvestiti, amongst many others. The band will unveil the first excerpt from Beloved Antichrist in single form before Christmas – and today, they present the cover artwork designed by Thomas Ewerhart, as well as the tracklisting:

THERION presents Beloved Antichrist

Act I

  • "Turn From Heaven"
  • "Where Will You Go?"
  • "Through Dust, Through Rain"
  • "Signs Are Here"
  • "Never Again"
  • "Bring Her Home"
  • "The Solid Black Beyond"
  • "The Crowning Of Splendour"
  • "Morning Has Broken"
  • "Garden Of Peace"
  • "Our Destiny"
  • "Anthem"
  • "The Palace Ball"
  • "Jewels From Afar"
  • "Hail Caesar!"
  • "What Is Wrong?"
  • "Nothing But My Name"
Act II
  • "The Arrival Of Apollonius"
  • "Pledging Loyalty"
  • "Night Reborn"
  • "Dagger Of God"
  • "Temple Of New Jerusalem"
  • "The Lions Roar"
  • "Bringing The Gospel"
  • "Laudate Dominum"
  • "Remaining Silent"
  • "Behold Antichrist"
  • "Cursed By The Fallen"
  • "Resurrection"
  • "To Where I Weep"
  • "Astral Sophia"
  • "Thy Will Be Done!"
  • "Shoot Them Down!"
  • "Beneath The Starry Skies"
  • "Forgive Me"
  • "The Wasteland Of My Heart"
  • "Burning The Palace"
  • "Prelude To War"
  • "Day Of Wrath"
  • "Rise To War"
  • "Time Has Come/Final Battle"
  • "My Voyage Carries On"
  • "Striking Darkness"
  • "Seeds Of Time"
  • "To Shine Forever"
  • "Theme Of Antichrist"
Currently, THERION are working on the possibility of bringing the entire production to the stage. And while this monumental undertaking still simmers away in the production halls, the band has announced a pan-European tour taking them to 25 different countries, where they will perform some new and some classic THERION hits. Catch the symphonic metal titans on one of the the dates of their pan-European tour:


  • 01.02. - D - Essen - Turock*
  • 02.02. - NL - Amsterdam - Melkweg*
  • 03.02. - UK - London - Islington Assembly*
  • 04.02. - UK - Manchester - Rebellion*
  • 06.02. - UK - Newcastle - Riverside*
  • 07.02. - UK - Aberdeen - The Assembly*
  • 08.02. - UK - Glasgow - Audio*
  • 09.02. - UK - Sheffield - Corporation*
  • 10.02. - UK - Belfast - Limelight*
  • 11.02. - IRL - Dublin - Tivoli*
  • 13.02. - UK - Bristol - Bierkeller*
  • 14.02. - UK - Birmingham - o2 Institute*
  • 15.02. - B - Kortrijk - De Kreun*
  • 16.02. - F - Paris - Le Trabendo*
  • 17.02. - CH - Pratteln - Z7*
  • 18.02. - F - Lyon - Ninkasi Kao*
  • 20.02. - E - Bilbao - Santana 27*
  • 21.02. - P - Porto - Hard Club*
  • 22.02. - P - Lisbon - Lisboa ao Vivo*
  • 23.02. - E - Sevilla - Sala Custom*
  • 24.02. - E - Madrid - Sala Mon Live*
  • 25.02. - E - Barcelona - Razzmatazz 2*
  • 27.02. - F - TBA**
  • 28.02. - F - Marseille - Espace Julien**
  • 01.03. - I - Brescia - Circolo Colony**
  • 02.03. - I - Rome - Orion**
  • 03.03. - I - Bologna - Zona Roveri**
  • 04.03. - SLO - Ljubljana - Kino Siska**
  • 05.03. - HR - Zagreb - Tvornica**
  • 06.03. - SRB - Belgrade - Dom Omladine**
  • 08.03. - GR - Thessaloniki - Principal Club Theater**
  • 09.03. - GR - Athens - Piraeus 117 Academy**
  • 10.03. - BG - Sofia - Mixtape 5**
  • 11.03. - RO - Bucharest - Arenele Romane**
  • 13.03. - H - Budapest - Barba Negra**
  • 14.03. - SK - Bratislava - Majestic Music Club**
  • 15.03. - CZ - Prague - Meetfactory**
  • 16.03. - PL - Wroclaw - A2**
  • 17.03. - PL - Warsaw - Progresja**
  • 18.03. - PL - Gdansk - B90**
  • 20.03. - LT - Vilnius - Rock River Club**
  • 21.03. - LV - Riga - Melna Piektdiena***
  • 22.03. - EST - Tallinn - Club Tapper***
  • 23.03. - FIN - Helsinki - Nosturi***
  • 24.03. - FIN - Jyväskylä - Luttako***
  • 25.03. - FIN - Tampere - Olympia-Kortteli***
  • 27.03. - S - Stockholm - Klubben***
  • 28.03. - S - Gothenburg - Brewhouse***
  • 29.03. - D - Bremen - Tivoli****
  • 30.03. - D - Berlin - Bi-Nuu****
  • 31.03. - D - Flensburg - Roxy****
  • 01.04. - D - Cologne - Jungle****
  • 03.04. - D - Munich - Backstage****
  • 04.04. - F - Charmes - Rock ’n’ Roll Stage****
  • 05.04. - D - Jena - F-Haus****
  • 06.04. - B - Bomal-Sur-Ourthe- Durbuy Rock****
  • 07.04. - NL - Tilburg - 013****
  • 10.04. - IL - Tel Aviv - Barby Club
  • 12.04. - RUS - Moscow - GlavClub Green Concert
  • 13.04. - RUS - St. Petersburg - Zal Ozhidaniya
  • 15.04. - UA - Kiev - Sentrum
**** w/ ACYL

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