Winners of the 2006 Eurovision Song contest in Greece, Lordi, are releasing a new album and single.
The album, entitled To beast or not to beast, will be released 1 March in Europe, and 19 March in the US, it will be preceded by a single, The riff, which is released on 8 February.
This is the first album with the band’s newest members, Mana (drums), and Hella (keyboards), who officially joined December 2012. As well as the new album, the band will be touring throughout Europe in April and May 2013.
Lordi were the first ever Finnish winners of the Eurovision Song Contest, coming in first ahead of Russian Dima Bilan who went on to win in Belgrade in 2008.