Author Tero Tolkki  Tour  0  
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29 Sep 2017
Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI can finally announce the additional bands for the extended shows on their forthcoming European headline tour in early 2018.
After releasing their first ever live Blu-ray/DVD 2CD package titled »Live at Masters of Rock«, through Nuclear Blast, and playing a string of successful shows in Japan and China, Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI can finally announce the additional bands for the extended shows on their forthcoming European headline tour in early 2018.

Accompanying the band will be power metallers EVERTALE, who are going to release their new album »The Great Brotherwar« in October. In addition, pagan / viking metallers BLACK MESSIAH will present new tracks from their latest effort »Walls Of Vanaheim« among others. Last but not least, heavy folk metallers THE PRIVATEER will complete the line-up by bringing their current record »The Goldsteen Lay« to European stages.

KORPIKLAANI - Europe 2018
w/ ARKONA, HEIDEVOLK, TROLLFEST
15.02. B Antwerp - Trix
16.02. D Hamburg - Markthalle*
17.02. D Oberhausen - Turbinenhalle 2*
18.02. NL Amsterdam - Melkweg
19.02. D Saarbrücken - Garage**
20.02. F Paris - Elysée Montmartre
21.02. F Nantes - Stereolux
22.02. F Toulouse - Le Bikini
23.02. E Madrid - Sala But
24.02. E Barcelona - Salamandra 1
25.02. F Lyon - Transbordeur
26.02. CH Vevey - The Rocking Chair**
27.02. D Aschaffenburg - Colos-Saal
28.02. D Berlin - Columbia Theater
01.03. CZ Prague - Meet Factory
02.03. D Munich - Backstage*
03.03. D Stuttgart - LKA*
04.03. CH Pratteln - Z7*
05.03. I Milan - Magazzini Generali
06.03. A Salzburg - Rockhouse**
07.03. A Graz - Orpheum
08.03. A Vienna - Simm City
09.03. D Leipzig - Hellraiser*
10.03. D Geiselwind - Musichall*
11.03. D Hanover - Capitol
*w/ EVERTALE, BLACK MESSIAH, THE PRIVATEER
**no ARKONA

More KORPIKLAANI shows:

07.10. FIN Helsinki - Heavy Metal Heart Festival
14.10. FIN Lahti - Sibelius Hall

01. - 05.02. USA Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, FL - 70000 Tons of Metal

Author Tero Tolkki  Tour  0  
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23 Sep 2017
The mother of all metal festivals Wacken Open Air has announced bands for 2018. From Finland we will have at least Children Of Bodom, Nightwish and Amorphis.
The mother of all metal festivals Wacken Open Air has announced bands for 2018. From Finland we will have at least Children Of Bodom, Nightwish and Amorphis. Wacken Open Air festival is scheduled for August 2nd - 4th and you can purchase tickets at this location.

Latest acts confirmed for the festival are Judas Priest, Dimmu Borgir (exclusive German festival show), Vince Neil (Best Of Mötley Crüe show), Children Of Bodom (exclusive German festival show), and Amaranthe.

Other acts include Nightwish, Running Wild, In Extremo, Arch Enemy, Dirkschneider, Doro, Sepultura, Amorphis, Epica, Knorkator, Belphegor, Watain, Firewind, Deserted Fear, Bannkreis and many more.

You can see festival details here.

Author Tero Tolkki  Tour  0  
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23 Sep 2017
The best metal vacation you could ever take is the 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise, happening in less than six months, from February 1st through 5th and sails from Miami / Fort Lauderdale, FL to Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands, and back.
The best metal vacation you could ever take is the 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise, happening in less than six months, from February 1st through 5th and sails from Miami / Fort Lauderdale, FL to Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands, and back.

Tickets are now on sale to the general public. There are 60 bands slated to play and so far only 24 have been announced, and the lineup already looks insane. As Metal From Finland we are of course interested which Finnish bands are there and so far the list shows:
Insomnium, Korpiklaani, Sonata Arctica, Swallow the Sun

And as said only 24 bands from 60 are only announced so far. The list of those 24 bands are:
Aeternam
Alestorm
Benediction
Cannibal Corpse
Dark Tranquillity
Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
Enslaved
Goatwhore
Gyze
In Extremo
Insomnium
Korpiklaani
Kreator
Meshuggah
Necrophobic
Obscura
October Tide
Primal Fear
Rhapsody
Septicflesh
Sepultura
Sonata Arctica
Swallow the Sun
Wolfheart

Prices start at $766 USD per person plus taxes and fees, and include on board accommodation, access to all shows, food, non-carbonated beverages, room service, port and service charges. Book here. We'll see you on the boat.

Author Tero Tolkki  Tour  0  
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21 Sep 2017
International heavy metallers BEAST IN BLACK are set to release their highly anticipated debut album »Berserker«, on November 3rd through Nuclear Blast Records.
International heavy metallers BEAST IN BLACK are set to release their highly anticipated debut album »Berserker«, on November 3rd through Nuclear Blast Records. That their fans can convince themselves live of the new material's quality and power as well, the band founded by former BATTLE BEAST guitarist Anton Kabanen has announced that they'll be supporting legendary heavy metallers W.A.S.P. on their forthcoming Re-Idolized: »The Crimson Idol« 25th Anniversary World Tour. Further details can be found below!

Anton stated:
"It's a great pleasure and honour to go on tour with the legendary W.A.S.P. which is not only one of the best heavy metal bands of all times but also one of the main musical influences of BEAST IN BLACK!"

Re-Idolized: »The Crimson Idol« 25th Anniversary World Tour w/ W.A.S.P.
28.10. B Antwerp - Trix
29.10. F Paris - Élysée Montmartre
30.10. F Strasbourg - La Laiterie
01.11. E Pamplona - Auditorio de Burlada
02.11. E Murcia - Sala Gamma
03.11. E Madrid - La Riviera
04.11. E Barcelona - Razzmatazz 1
05.11. F Limoges - CC John Lennon
07.11. F Lyon - Le Transbordeur
08.11. I Bologna - Estragon
09.11. I Milan - Live Club
10.11. CH Lausanne - Les Docks
11.11. CH Pratteln - Z7
12.11. NL Tilburg - O13
14.11. D Hamburg - Markthalle
15.11. D Hanover - Capitol
16.11. D Saarbrücken - Garage
17.11. D Oberhausen - Turbinenhalle
18.11. D Geiselwind - MusicHall
20.11. D Frankfurt - Batschkapp
21.11. D Stuttgart - LKA Longhorn
22.11. D Munich - Backstage
24.11. CZ Hluk - Sports Hall
25.11. PL Warsaw - Progresja
26.11. A Vienna - Arena

More info & tickets: http://beastinblack.com/tour.php

Pre-order »Berserker« in various formats (DIGI, LP (black, silver)): http://nblast.de/BIBBerserkerNB
Pre-order »Berserker« digitally and receive 'Blind And Frozen' instantly or stream the track: http://nblast.de/BeastInBlackDigital
Listen in the NB Novelties Playlist: http://sptfy.com/2zZF

Author Tero Tolkki  Tour  0  
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20 Sep 2017
Finnish death-metallers CURIMUS have released a new video from a new song and at the same time introducing new guitarist Tommi Ahlroth.
Finnish death-metallers CURIMUS have released a new video from a new song "Absence" and at the same time introducing new guitarist Tommi Ahlroth. You can check the new video below.

CURIMUS will do a small tour in Finland with the following dates:
Sep 22, 2017 @ Bar 15 / Seinäjoki, Finland
Sep 23, 2017 @ Bar Edgar / Loimaa, Finland
Nov 4, 2017 @ TVO / Turku, Finland
Nov 25, 2017 @ Dog's Home / Tampere, Finland

http://www.curimus.net
https://www.facebook.com/curimusband/


Author Tero Tolkki  Tour  0  
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14 Sep 2017
Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN kicked off their European headline run last Friday at Meh Suff! Metal Festival in Hüttikon, Switzerland. The tour will be taking the band, with mastermind Jari Mäenpää, through 27 cities and across 17 different countries.
Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN kicked off their European headline run last Friday at Meh Suff! Metal Festival in Hüttikon, Switzerland. The tour will be taking the band, with mastermind Jari Mäenpää, through 27 cities and across 17 different countries. Support will be coming from Finnish Samurai metallers WHISPERED and Italian melodic death metallers BLACK THERAPY. This touring package is not to be missed, all dates can be found below!

WINTERSUN live:

»Forest Tour 2017«
w/ WHISPERED, BLACK THERAPY
12.09. PL Gdansk - B90
14.09. EST Tallinn -Rockclub Tapper
15.09. LV Riga - Melna Piektdiena
16.09. LT Vilnius - Rock River Club
17.09. BY Minsk - Re:public
18.09. UA Kiev - Sentrum
20.09. PL Krakow - Kwadrat
21.09. A Graz - PPC
22.09. H Budapest - Barba Negra
23.09. D Regensburg-Obertraubling - Airport
24.09. A Salzburg - Rockhouse
25.09. SLO Ljubljana - Cvetlicarna
27.09. F Colmar- Le Grillen
28.09. CH Lausanne - Les Docks
29.09. A Dornbirn - Conrad Sohm
30.09. A Innsbruck - Hafen
01.10. I Bologna - Zona Roveri
02.10. I Rome - Planet Club
04.10. GR Athens - Piräus 117 Academy
05.10. GR Thessaloniki - Principal Club Theater
06.10. BG Sofia - Club Mixtape 5
07.10. RO Bucharest - Arenele Romane
09.10. HR Zagreb - Tvornica Kulture

More WINTERSUN dates:

w/ ORPHEUS, CLAIM THE THRONE
02.11. AUS Melbourne - Max Watts NEW!
03.11. AUS Sydney - Max Watts NEW!
04.11. AUS Brisbane - Max Watts NEW!
06.11. NZ Wellington - Valhalla* NEW!
*WINTERSUN only

»Will To Power Tour 2018«
w/ ARCH ENEMY, TRIBULATION, JINJER
12.01. D Munich - TonHalle
13.01. D Stuttgart - LKA Longhorn
14.01. CZ Prague - Forum Karlin
15.01. CH Zurich - Komplex
17.01. I Milan - Alcatraz
18.01. F Lyon - Transbordeur
19.01. E Barcelona - Razzmatazz
20.01. E Madrid - La Riviera
22.01. F Toulouse - Le Bikini
23.01. F Paris - Bataclan
24.01. B Antwerp - Trix
26.01. D Oberhausen - Turbinenhalle
27.01. D Geiselwind - Music Hall
28.01. NL Tilburg - 013
29.01. D Hamburg - Große Freiheit
31.01. S Malmö - KB
01.02. N Oslo - Rockefeller
02.02. S Stockholm - Arenan
03.02. S Gothenburg - Trädgarn
05.02. D Berlin - Huxleys
06.02. D Wiesbaden - Schlachthof
07.02. D Saarbrücken - Garage
09.02. UK Glasgow - o2 ABC*
10.02. UK Nottingham - Rock City*
11.02. UK London - Koko*
13.02. UK Manchester - o2 Ritz*
14.02. UK Bristol - o2 Academy*
*no JINJER

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