Acoustic tour announced!

Press release January 23, 2013

Announcing European acoustic tour, next release and Russian shows

Photo by Linda Akerberg

Photo by Linda Akerberg

Kicking off activities in 2013, Swedish Pain of Salvation are ready to embark on more worldwide touring. The upcoming European tour in April will be exclusively acoustic based and Pain of Salvation will be joined for the 3 weeks of dates by Dutch singer/songwriter Anneke Van Giersbergen (ex The Gathering) and Árstíðir from Iceland, making this a remarkably interesting package.

The tour is to coincide with Pain of Salvation’s upcoming album release via InsideOutMusic, featuring newly recorded acoustic versions of hand picked Pain of Salvation songs. More details about this special album project will be made public soon.

These are all the dates of the European tour:

special guests: Anneke Van Giersbergen & Árstíðir

03.04.2013 – Krakow (Poland) @ Kwadrat
04.04.2013 – Warsaw (Poland) @ Progresja
05.04.2013 – Prague (Czech Republic) @ Klub Nova Chmelnice
06.04.2013 – Bratislava (Slovakia) @ Majestic Music Club
07.04.2013 – Budapest (Hungary) @ Club 202
08.04.2013 – Wien (Austria) @ Szene
10.04.2013 – Bologna (Italy) @ Estragon
11.04.2013 – Rome (Italy) @ Orion
12.04.2013 – Milano (Italy) @ Magazzini Generali
13.04.2013 – Yverdon (Switzerland) @ Amalgame
14.04.2013 – Toul (France) @ Chez Paulette
15.04.2013 – London (UK) @ The Garage
17.04.2013 – Paris (France) @ Le Trabendo
18.04.2013 – Pratteln (Switzerland) @ Z7
19.04.2013 – Weert (The Netherlands) @ De Bosuil
20.04.2013 – Zoetermeer (The Netherlands) @ Boerderij
21.04.2013 – Essen (Germany) @ Turock

Prior to the European tour, Pain of Salvation will also be perfoming
two regular headline shows in Russia:

16.02.2013 – Moscow (Russia) @ Moscow Concert Hall
17.02.2013 – St. Petersburg (Russia) @ Arctica

Furthermore, Pain of Salvation will be heading out to tour in North America in May.
More details about these shows in the USA and Canada will follow soon...



  1. Onur Celen says:

    Turkey? Istanbul?

  2. Paulo B says:

    nice hair...

  3. Brunno says:

    Hope PoS come back to Brazil again this year.

  4. Patrick Alves says:

    Bring this acoustic tour to Brazil dudes! o/

  5. Mariano says:

    Bring it to Argentina as well!! 🙂

  6. Daniel Zhe says:

    I hope to see you guys again in Porto Alegre. Your lastest gig here was perfect! =)

  7. alejandro says:

    why not mexico? :c it's so sad

  8. Dorian says:

    Where and when can we buy tickets from?

  9. Conner Kincaid says:

    I am begging you guys with all my heart. Please, when you come to the US, make a point to come somewhere near Richmond, VA... Y'all are one of my biggest inspirations. Coming to the US but nowhere near my Brother and I would kill us 🙁

  10. VYuri says:


  11. Angry Spanish says:

    3 cities in Italy and none in Spain?

    • Kaos says:

      Yeah, it would be great seeing them again in Spain.

  12. Javi says:

    I hope you'll make a live CD or DVD from it. That would be great! You're not coming to Spain this time but I'll be happy anyway if you make it last forever in a new album.. 🙂

  13. Mr. Fan says:

    No spot on the picture for Mr. Zolberg??

    p.s: That's some great piece of hair, D.

  14. Jimmi Rose says:

    Why is Ragnar not in this photo?

  15. Carol Ferrari says:

    Come to Brazil!!!! We're waiting for you!!!!

  16. Kiley Owen says:

    I have almost given up hope of seeing you guys in the US again. It has been years.

  17. JS says:

    I guess my dream will never come true, seeing PoS in Oporto, Portugal !!! Come on guys...

  18. Angela says:

    what about South America??? any chance you come back to Chile??? or somewhere near at least? hahahaa 🙂

  19. Jaya says:

    Acoustic album? YES!
    Acoustic tour? YES!
    Essen? Okay 😀

    Thanks for the music 🙂

  20. Luce says:

    When can I book my ticket for the concert in Germany? 😀

  21. Luana says:

    Come to Brazil pleaseeee!

  22. tom says:

    Please come back to Australia! It's sunny and summery here right now!

  23. Elene says:

    What about Greece??:(

  24. Pedroski says:

    Yes, yes, yes!!!

  25. tomyam says:

    Great news and brave decision from the bravest 😉

  26. Beatriz Luiza says:


  27. Bruno Cruz says:

    BRAZIL GUYS!!! 😀

  28. BloodyRose says:

    I'll be There !! (Rome, Italy)

  29. Denise says:

    M-men... jag som kräver favorisering!

  30. Mirko says:

    What a great news!!! Thank you so so much for organizing this, from the bottom of my heart. I will try to enjoy the show both Milan & Bologna!!!

  31. ABI says:

    In a concert I managed to see and to embrace to dani, he signed the entry and I promised him to return to see them. They are not going to come to Spain, but I will fulfill my promise and I will travel to London to see them. I will never forget that day. I'm sorry not to speak better English. Your music is our gift. Thank you!! from Bilbao 😉

  32. TrailblazingScot says:

    Wonderful news! We'll be there 🙂

  33. Gerlaine says:

    Come to Brazil again with the acoustic tour!!!

    • Raissa Mateus says:

      YEAH, Brazil rules PoS' topics. For crying out loud, guys, we love you!

  34. Christina says:

    The only concert in Germany takes place in a fucking smoking club!! Did you know that as you have booked the venue? There are thousands of nice venues in Germany, why a stinking, filthy smoking club? 🙁

  35. Anna Lencewicz says:

    I cannot imagine better news than a new tour! 🙂

  36. Raissa Mateus says:

    YAY, BRAZIL! \o/

    Just a break for a breath, and... OH MY FUCKING GOD, DANIEL, YOU LOOK AAAAAAAAAAAAWESOME! I waited my whole fan-life to see you with this haircut (which's my favorite in men) and, HOLY CRAP, I'm SO in love with your hair phase. You're almost 40 and still look just.. awesome! Yeah, there's no adjective better.

    But, please, come to Brazil with the acoustic tour. We desperately need you, Daniel!

    Wet kisses from Brazil.

  37. Camila says:

    All europe and no Brazil makes Jack a dull boy.
    All europe and no Brazil makes Jack a dull boy.
    All europe and no Brazil makes Jack a dull boy.
    All europe and no Brazil makes Jack a dull boy.
    All europe and no Brazil makes jack a dull boy.
    All europe an d no Brazil makes Jack a dull boy.
    All europe and no Brazil makes Jack a dull boy.
    All europe and no Brazil makes Jack a dull boy.

    Merely remarking that you're kinda doomed to come here every year or so. 😀
    See you soon!

  38. Anthimos Tsentekidis says:


  39. Josh Griffin says:

    Can we hope to see you in Australia sometime soon? Brisbane specifically? There is a legion of fans here hanging to see a show (or 10)

  40. spiros says:

    can't you make a tiny little stop in greece too? 🙂

  41. Miranda says:

    Finally the USA!!!!!! Awesome. Made my WHOLE DAY!

  42. Malin says:

    Allright, I will go to Budapest since you won't do this in Sweden. But where do I buy the tickets? Is that "" trustworthy?

    And, Daniel, please let your hair grow back! I mean, you are a amazing looking man but without hair... 😉


  43. Suelen says:

    PoS Brasil Tour 2013! o/


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