Formed by singer/pianist Margarita Monet and guitarist Dave Bates in 2011, Los Angeles based Edge of Paradise have made a name for themselves in the Metal scene with the release of well-received independent albums and heavy touring both nationally and internationally. Their new album, and first for Frontiers, ‘Universe’ was produced by Mike Plotnikoff (Halestorm, Three Days Grace) and mixed by Jacob Hansen (Amaranthe, Volbeat, Pretty Maids). ‘Universe’ brings together a symphonic and classic Metal approach with more contemporary sounds like Industrial and electronic influences.

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“With this album, we set out to create something that would transport you to another world, music that transcends time and space and takes you on an epic ride through our ‘Universe!’ The songs are about shattering your fears, testing your limits, and going after your passions at the speed of light, holding onto our humanity and supporting one another as we enter our insane digital future together. Musically, the songs hit you with a cosmic wall of sound, supersonic energy with massive Industrial and symphonic textures. We were very lucky to have the best production team for this album as Mike Plotnikoff and Jacob Hansen helped capture our vision perfectly,” says vocalist Margarita Monet.

Coinciding with the release of ‘Universe,’ Edge of Paradise is already confirmed to appear as direct support to Sonata Arctica in November – December 2019 on their upcoming European headline run. The band will tour extensively through 2020 in support of the album as well, with more touring announcements imminent.

“We are beyond excited to bring our show to European audiences! The sheer power and energy of these songs are electrifying live and we can’t wait to share our ‘Universe’ with everyone, so come to the show and let’s forget the outside world for a moment and get lost in another dimension together,” says Monet.

After the band’s debut album ‘Mask,’ which was released independently in 2012, the band released their sophomore album ‘Immortal Waltz’ in 2015, produced by the legendary Michael Wagener (Dokken, Accept, Skid Row).

On March 10, 2017, Edge of Paradise released a five-song EP ‘Alive.’ Produced by Chuck Johnson (Korn, Slipknot) and mixed by Jay Ruston, Mike Plotnikoff and Michael Wagener, ‘Alive’ landed on the Billboard Top 100 New Artist Albums and Current Rock Album charts, while also reaching #1 on Amazon’s rock charts, and breaking the top 40 of iTunes‘ hard rock/Metal albums charts. The EP received rave reviews and California’s biggest rock station KLOS supported the song Shade of Crazy.

The band also made their international debut at Femme Festival in Holland and headed to Japan for the first time.


1. Fire

2. Electrify

3. Universe

4. Alone

5. Hollow

6. World

7. Perfect Disaster

8. Face Of Fear

9. Stars

10. Burn The Sun

Edge Of Paradise Live:

11.11.2019 SE – Stockholm, Kraken

12.11.2019 NO – Oslo, Parkteatret

13.11.2019 NO – Trondheim, Byscenen

15.11.2019 SE – Trollhättan, Folkets Park

16.11.2019 DK – Aarhus, Train

17.11.2019 DE – Berlin, Bi Nuu

18.11.2019 DE – Mannheim, MS Connexion Complex

19.11.2019 DE – Leipzig, Hellraiser

21.11.2019 SK- Zvolen, Rates Arena

22.11.2019 RO – Cluj Napoca, Form Space

23.11.2019 BG – Sofia, Music Jam Club

25.11.2019 HU – Budapest, Barba Negra

26.11.2019 AT – Vienna, ((Szene))

27.11.2019 CH – Pratteln, Z7

29.11.2019 IT – Padova, Hall

30.11.2019 IT – Milan, Live Club

01.12.2019 FR – Lyon, Le Ninkasi Kao

02.12.2019 FR – Paris, La machine du Moulin Rouge

04.12.2019 ES – Madrid, La Riviera

05.12.2019 ES – Barcelona, Salamandra

06.12.2019 FR – Limoge, Cc John Lennon

07.12.2019 BE – Izegem, Cultuurhuis De Leest

08.12.2019 FR – Pagney, Chez Paulette

11.12.2019 UK – London, The Electric Ballroom

12.12.2019 NL – Tilburg, 013

13.12.2019 DE – Hamburg, Markthalle

14.12.2019 DE – Bochum, Matrix



Margarita Monet – Vocals

Dave Bates – Guitars

David Ruiz – Guitars

Vanya Kapetanovic – Bass

Jimmy Lee – Drums

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