Multi-platinum rock band Evanescence are set to play their first UK dates for 5 years. They appear at London’s Eventim Apollo on June 13th & 14th. More info available at http://www.evanescence.com/shows/
Led by Amy Lee’s operatic and passionate vocals, Evanescence has sold nearly 25 million albums since the band’s 2003 debut, Fallen. The album’s lead single, “Bring Me To Life” won a Grammy for Best Hard Rock Performance. Other massive hits followed including “My Immortal,” “Going Under,” and “Call Me When You’re Sober,” establishing Evanescence as worldwide tour headliners.
Lee comments "Coming back to Europe has been a high priority for us and we are very excited for the shows this summer. The band has a special new energy right now and we are pushing ourselves and more than ever onstage, and enjoying ourselves immensely. Can't wait to share it with you!"
Full European tour dates are below:
June 10th – Vantaa, Finland @ Rockfest
June 13th - London, UK @ Eventim Apollo SOLD OUT
June 14th – London, UK @ Eventim Apollo SOLD OUT
June 18th – Dessel, Belgium @ Graspop
June 20th – Warsaw, Poland @ Torwar
June 21st – Trakai, Lithuania @ Sunset Festival
June 26th – Kiev, Ukraine @ Stereo Plaza
June 29th – Bucharest, Romania @ Arenale Romane
July 2nd – Athens, Greece @ Rockwave Festival
July 4th – Milan, Italy @ Milano Summer Festival
July 6th – Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic @ Rock for People
July 8th – Pratteln, Switzerland @ Summer Nights Open Air
July 9th – Cologne, Germany @ Palladium
Amy Lee recently announced that the band are working with an orchestra on new album ‘Synthesis’. They will be re-recording core Evanescence tracks as well as showcasing a couple of new songs. You can watch the announcement here: https://www.facebook.com/Evanescence/videos/10154322072766786/
Amy Lee: Vocals, Piano, Keyboards
Will Hunt: Drums
Troy McLawhorn: Guitar
Jen Majura: Guitar, Vocals
Tim McCord: Bass
Athens based Symphonic Metallers Fallen Arise are confirmed for the 10th Anniversary edition of Hammerfest UK!
Stated the band:
"We are proud to announce our participation at Hammerfest in Pwllheli, Wales, U.K. next March 17th, 2018! We will share the stage with Sepultura, Hellyeah, Blaze Bayley and other great bands!"
Get more information on Hammerfest, here: http://www.hammerfest.co.uk
As previously announced, Fallen Arise will join Paradise Lost, as special guests on Russian shows in May 2017, as follows:
May 18th – Moscow – at Yotaspace
May 19th – St. Petersburg – at Club Zal
May 21th – Yekaterinburg – at Tele-Club
Fallen Arise are a symphonic metal band formed in Athens in 2009. After releasing their first EP (Eternal) in 2011, the first studio album (Ethereal) was recorded and released in 2013. Following this, the second studio album (Adeline) was released in 2015 and features the collaboration of 40 acclaimed musicians from different orchestras across Greece.
Athens based Symphonic Metallers Fallen Arise are confirmed, as special guest on Paradise Lost Russian shows in May 2017, as follows:
May 18th - Moscow - at Yotaspace
May 19th - St. Petersburg - at Club Zal
May 21th - Yekaterinburg - at Tele-Club
Watch Fallen Arise’s new vocalist Fiona Creaby making her debut on Greek soil, featuring “Never Forget Me” and “My Last Breath”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qpa5h9LelAI
Athens based Symphonic Metallers Fallen Arise - who just recently introduced their new singer Fiona Creaby - have announced the band's South-Eastern European Tour, check the dates below and the details at http://www.fallenarisemusic.com
October 13 - Sofia (BG)
October 14 - Constanta (RO)
October 17 - Bucharest (RO)
October 21 - Athens (GR)
Fiona Creaby – vocals
Gus – keyboards
Rudy R. Rallis – bass
Frangiskos K. – guitar
Thanos – drums
Vlassis K. – male vocals
Due to some personal reasons, the band’s tour line up will be the following:
Fiona Creaby – vocals
Gus – Keyboards
Rudy R. Rallis – bass
Cheis Vaelor Chaldaios – guitar
Marios K. – drums
Vlassis K. – male vocals
Fallen Arise, formed in 2009, released their second full length album “Adeline” in October 2015, via Rock Of Angels Records (aka ROAR), combining a theatrical atmosphere with a progressive approach and a heavy-metal-alike heaviness. The album takes us back in time of the Victorian era of the 19th century (1837-1901), presenting us the decay of the human body and mind through fiction. The album was realized in the collaboration with an ensemble of 40 renowned musicians from the National Opera, the Athens State Orchestra, the Nerit Orchestra and the Piraeus Concert Band. Fallen Arise have shared the stage with Moonspell, Leaves' Eyes, Outloud, as well as playing several shows in Greece.
Highly complex progressive sci-fi themed metallers VEKTOR kicked off their European tour today at the Brutal Assault festival in Josefov, Czech Republic.
The eagerly-anticipated tour will see the band performing at a number of festivals, including the Netherlands' Into the Grave festival and the UK's Bloodstock festival, as well as a series of club shows throughout August.
VEKTOR are touring in support of their new album, 'Terminal Redux', which featured rave reviews from the likes of High Times, Metal Hammer, Outburn and many more, and resulted in the band being featured as the cover artist and lead track on Spotify's New Metal Tracks playlist in May.
Get 'Terminal Redux' now on CD and limited edition coloured vinyl in Europe at http://webstore.earache.com/vektor or in North America at http://uswebstore.earache.com/vektor
The album is also available now on iTunes at http://bit.ly/terminalredux-itunes
Don't miss VEKTOR on tour in Europe at the following shows:
Aug. 12 - Leeuwarden, Netherlands - Into the Grave Festival
Aug. 13 - Corroios, Portugal - Vagos Open Air
Aug. 14 - Walton-on-Trent, UK - Bloodstock Open Air Festival
Aug. 16 - Dublin, Ireland - Voodoo Lounge
Aug. 17 - Manchester, UK - Star & Garter
Aug. 18 - London, UK - The Underworld
Aug. 19 - Tilburg, Netherlands - Little Devil Bar
Aug. 20 - Mean, Belgium - Metal Mean Festival
Aug. 21 - Saint-Nolff, France - Motocultor Festival
Aug. 22 - Thessaloniki, Greece - Eightball Club
Aug. 23 - Athens, Greece - AN Club
Aug. 25 - Bergamo, Italy - Festa Bikers
Aug. 26 - Innsbruck, Austria - PMK
Aug. 27 - Neu-Anspach, Germany - Neuborn Open Air
Aug. 29 - St. Petersburg, Russia - Opera Concert Club
Aug. 30 - Moscow, Russia - Volta
Get more VEKTOR news and info:
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/VektorOfficial
Twitter - http://twitter.com/vektormetal
Greek groove / metal four-piece Planet of Zeus return to the UK in support of their spectacular new album ‘Loyal to the Pack’. Last seen on these shores supporting the mighty Clutch, PoZ are excited to be heading back for a fistful of headline dates.
At a time in which individualism seems to be the ultimate solution for some ‘Loyal to the Pack’, is an ode to the benefits of teamwork. Being well known for their never ending signature heavy riffs, gritty vocals and unmistakeable grooves, the band decided to “shuffle their deck of cards” and push the boundaries of their musical direction, encompassing melody, clean, but heartrending vocals, a newly found sense of dynamics in amongst their colossal trademark riffs. Serving to a establish a signature sound for Planet of Zeus, a sound that takes the listener on a journey throughout the history of heavy music; from Lynyrd Skynyrd to Mastodon, The Allman Brothers Band to Queens of the Stone Age and AC/DC to Clutch.
Right now, Planet of Zeus are the biggest rock band in Greece, consistently selling out every venue they play. Their annual Athens headlining show attracted more than 3.000 people and set a record of attendance in Greece's underground rock scene. Their raw, sincere and constantly evolving live performances have secured them a loyal and hardcore underground following throughout the world. After 5 consecutive European tours, including a slot on Metal Hammer’s ‘Lords Of The Riff II’ UK tour and several high profile festivals (notably a triumphant appearance at Bloodstock Open Air), Planet of Zeus finished 2015 as main support for Clutch's 2015 Psychic Warfare European Tour.
In support of their upcoming record, "Division Of Blood" (out May 27th via NoiseArt Records), the Greek thrash metal tank Suicidal Angels will join forces with Canada-based heavy metal monsters Skull Fist (which are working on their new record at the moment) and thrash metal newcomers Evil Inavders from Belgium, to tour Europe this fall.
Suicidal Angels states:
"Soon after the festival season comes to an end we’ll hit the road again for the European part of the Division of Blood World Tour. Along with Skull Fist and Evil Invaders we join forces to offer you a young, fresh and killer package! Loud stages, killer nights and a lot of headbanging is what comes as a promise from this combination! Division of Blood European Assault it is, check the poster below, choose your town, pick your date and meet you all soon. It’s gonna be killer!"
Skull Fist adds:
"This tour is something we are wicked syked about, It'll be with a new album, with new shoes, new pants, new attitude and after much needed brain rest, this will be the first time in our history with our 3rd album in which we've decided it's all about the music braa. The bands we are touring with are wicked fast and heavy so in celebration of this we will up the tempo's an entire 2 beats and casey will sing backups like chuck schuldiner haha The release date for the next album will be announced very soon but obviously now you know it will be sometime around this date!"
Evil Invaders says about the tour:
"We're currently still touring in South-America but we're already beyond thrilled to announce our upcoming European tour with Suicidal Angels and Skull Fist this fall! It's exciting to think about the crowd since this package is combining the coolest subgenres in today's Metal scene. We can't wait to join this battle and to raise some fucking HELL! By the way, we will release some brand new material right on this tour and we can't wait to share it with all of you! More info about it will follow very soon! This tour is gonna be wild as fuck!"
Opening support will be announced soon.
The tour dates are as follows:
29/09/2016 - NL - Enschede - Atak
30/09/2016 – GER – Essen - Turock
1/10/2016 - NL - Leeuwarden - Neushoorn
2/10/2016 - UK – London - Underworld
3/10/2016 - GER - Osnabrueck - Bastard Club
4/10/2016 - GER - Hamburg - Bambi Galore
5/10/2016 - FR - Colmar - Le Grillen
6/10/2016 - GER - Neunkirchen - Stummsche Reithalle
7/10/2016 - BE - Vosselaar - Biebob
8/10/2016 - FR - Paris - Petit Bain
9/10/2016 - FR - Nantes - Ferrailleur
11/10/2016 - ES - Madrid - Penelope
12/10/2016 - POR - Lisbon - RCA Club
13/10/2016 – ES - Murcia - Garaje
14/10/2016 – ES - Barcelona - Salamandra 1
16/10/2016 - IT- Brescia - Circolo Colony
19/10/2016 – GER - Weinheim - Café Central
20/10/2016 – GER - Nuremberg - Der Cult
21/10/2016 – GER - Munich - Backstage
22/10/2016 – AT - Dornbirn - Schlachthaus
23/10/2016 - CH - Zurich - TBA
24/10/2016 – AT - Vienna - Viper Room
25/10/2016 – CZ - Prague - Modra Vopice
26/10/2016 – HU - Budapest - Barba Negra
27/10/2016 - PL - Warsaw - Hydrozagadka
28/10/2016 - PL - Cracow - Zascianek
29/10/2016 – GER - Leipzig - Hellraiser
30/10/2016 – GER - Berlin - Bin Nuu
After having performed at this year’s 70,000 Tons Of Metal cruise earlier this year, Greek melodic metallers Firewind are now announcing a return to European stages, which sees the group led by guitar-wizard and Ozzy Osbourne band member Gus G. play some summer festival events as well as a European / UK tour in November, featuring a best-of set from the band’s rich catalogue.
Here are the upcoming Firewind dates announced so far:
Firewind – Live 2016:
09.11.2016 Wolverhampton (UK) - Slade Rooms
10.11.2016 Glasgow (UK) - Audio
11.11.2016 Manchester (UK) - Club Academy
12.11.2016 Sheffield (UK) - Corporation
13.11.2016 London (UK) - Underworld
15.11.2016 Vosselaar (Belgium) - Biebob
16.11.2016 Paris (France) - Petit Bain
18.11.2016 Aschaffenburg (Germany) - Colos-Saal
20.11.2016 Budapest (Hungary) - A38
21.11.2016 München (Germany) - Feierwerk
22.11.2016 Vienna (Austria) - Szene
24.11.2016 Bochum (Germany) - Matrix/Rockpalast
25.11.2016 Breda (The Netherlands) - Mezz
FIREWIND – European Festivals 2016:
17.06.2016 Dessel (Belgium) - Graspop Metal Meeting
06.08.2016 Ostrava (Czech Republic) - Ostrava v Plamenech
More dates to be announced soon…
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