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Dragonforce Postpones North American Tour Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Continuing the wave of tour postponements or full cancellations comes the latest news from the public affairs handlers of the mighty Dragonforce. As you might recall, it was back in January when we announced this tour (seen HERE) and we were truly looking forward to it since it was bringing along Unleash The Archers and Visions Of Atlantis. The bands statement is below along with the cancelled dates for your own reference. Read on.

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The Statement:
“Due to local legislation and concern for our fans’ health, we will be postponing all upcoming dates of our spring US tour, starting with tonight’s show in Minneapolis. Hold on to your tickets; we will have rescheduled dates announced very soon. In the meantime, please everyone take care and stay healthy!”
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Tyr Postpones “Valor & Folklore” Tour

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The tour postponements and cancellations keep coming and while we just alerted you about the Insomnium run (seen HERE), its now time to share the same details from Tyr about their run. Read on down below.

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The Statement from Tyr:
Unfortunately the highly anticipated “Valor & Folklore” tour of April 2020 will be postponed until further notice due to the travel restrictions issued by the United States government. Tour package Týr, Heidevolk, Trollfest and Metsatöll Official state collectively:
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Killswitch Engage Postpones “Atonement” Tour Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

As the tours continue to be postponed or cancelled in full based on the growing concerns about the Coronavirus Pandemic (Covid-19), we continue to serve up the news and statements from bands regarding their in progress or forthcoming tours. This recent statement comes from Killswitch Engage care of their Facebook Page.

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The Band Statement:

Folks,

We have an unfortunate announcement to make, though we suspect most of you won’t be surprised. The rest of the dates on our current Atonement US headline tour with August Burns Red and Light The Torch have now officially been postponed. With all the bans being imposed on gatherings and all the health concerns involved, there was simply no way around it.
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Tyr Return to North America for “Valor & Folklore Tour”

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Monday is generally the day where we are kept the busiest based on all of the tours that are being announced. This one has been on many peoples minds for a few weeks since Tyr had posted to their Facebook the fact that it was coming. They just didn’t announce the actual dates or venues but now we have them so let’s take a look.

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The Press Release:
The Faroe Islands’ very own Tyr will return to North American this April with three of Europe’s finest folk exports in tow. “The Valor & Folklore Tour” will include Heidevolk, Trollfest, and Metsatöll with headliners Tyr performing over 20 shows in cities across the USA and Canada. This is a rare chance for fans to catch this fine collection of folk all in one venue!
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Dragonforce Announces Headlining USA Trek

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The Press Release:
This past September, DragonForce unleashed their 8th full-length, Extreme Power Metal, worldwide. In support of this release, the band will head out on the road next month in Europe, before touring the USA with Unleash the Archers and Visions of Atlantis. Both of these treks will see Alicia Vigil (Vigil of War) handling bass and backing vocals for DragonForce.

Alicia Vigil comments: “So beyond stoked that DragonForce chose me to be a part of this! I can’t wait to travel the world and play these new cities with them and be a part of their legacy!”
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