Delain / New line-up, new single and new album with tour set for spring 2023

Delain, the brainchild of keyboardist, founder and main songwriter Martijn Westerholt, has released the new single Beneath, which features their new singer, Diana Leah. The song is taken from their new album Dark Water, due for release via Napalm Records on 10 February 2023.

“Beneath is a perfect ambassador of the album and Delain as a whole because it encapsulates almost all of the recognisable Delain elements you will find on the album,” Westerholt says.

Beneath features guest singer Paolo Ribaldini. Original guitarist Ronald Landa and original drummer Sander Zoer have returned to the team, along with new bassist Ludovico Cioffi. This new song takes us into a sinister underworld of the deep, with modern synth melodies mixed with hook-filled classical passages and ominous riffs throughout.


21apr7:45 pmDelain, ManchesterAcademy 2

22apr7:45 pmDelain, LondonO2 Academy

Delain will tour Europe in April/May 2023 in support of Dark Waters. “This album captures all elements Delain is known for,” Westerholt says, “our distinctive heavy guitar riffs, massive orchestral parts, both Heavy Metal and pop vocals, rock opera vibes along with ’80s synth sounds. In short, this is definitely a recognisable Delain album that contains classic ‘Delain elements’ while also moving forward with fresh influences.”

Dark Waters pre-orders are available from

DELAIN Live 2023

14.04.23 NL – Tilburg / 013
15.04.23 NL – Haarlem / Patronaat
21.04.23 UK – Manchester / Academy 2
22.04.23 UK – London / O2 Islington Academy
24.04.23 LU – Luxembourg / Rockhal
24.04.23 FR – Paris / Le Trabendo
27.04.23 CH – Zurich / Komplex 457
28.04.23 DE – Munich / Backstage Halle
29.04.23 DE – Stuttgart / Im Wizemann Club
30.04.23 DE – Berlin / Hole44
02.05.23 DE – Hamburg / Knust
03.05.23 DE – Essen / Turock

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