Having missed Amorphis when they last visited our neck of the woods, I was happy to see this tour announcement that hit my mailbox in the wee hours of the morning. Let’s take a look at it.
The Press Release:
AMORPHIS announce N. American tour w/ DARK TRANQUILLITY, MOONSPELL and OMNIUM GATHERUM
Melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS will return to North America with a co-headlining trek with DARK TRANQUILLITY this September/October. Joining them are Portugal’s premiere gothic-metallic-force MOONSPELL, and Finnish melo-death contingent OMNIUM GATHERUM.
AMORPHIS will be touring in support of their soon to be announced new album, produced and mixed once again by Jens Bogren (OPETH, AMON AMARTH, KATATONIA). More details to be announced shortly, so stay tuned!
Guitarist Esa Holopainen commented: “We are extremely excited to start the world tour with new album from North America. There’s been lot of requests to hit the states again after our last tour spring 2017. This time we come over with a killer package. Touring with DARK TRANQUILLITY, MOONSPELL and OMNIUM GATHERUM is almost like having a road trip with best mates around. Every band has a strong fanbase so there will be something for everyone.” Continue reading Amorphis Announce North American Tour w/Dark Tranquillity, Moonspell & Omnium Gatherum→
Sonata Arctica have returned and if you missed their brief headlining tour after their supporting Nightwish run then you don’t want to miss this one. Support will come from Leaves’ Eyes and Omnium Gatherum for a proper Metal event.
It feels like only yesterday that I was watching the mighty Sonata Arctica tearing up the stage in NYC and as a matter of fact it was That’s right, the Big Metal Apple was treated to the last night of the bands brief headlining tour which ended at Stage 48 in Hell’s Kitchen. It was a fantastic time and I was glad to be a part of it and also to toast to their continued adventures after the show before they headed back to Finland. Today amounted to some special news which made my own celebrations about the 11th Anniversary of the site all the more awesome because you see the band has announced that they will be returning in the Fall with support from both Leaves’ Eyes and Omnium Gatherum. Check out the full press release below along with the poster and dates and then I’ll return with some closing thoughts.
The Press Release:
Finnish melodic metal quintet SONATA ARCTICA has started to work on the follow-up album to the successful Pariah’s Child record. To top off the already great news, the band has announced they will return this fall for a 33-date headlining tour of North America. The kick-off show is slated for November 6th at The Fillmore in Charlotte, NC. Supporting the band will be German-Norwegian symphonic metallers LEAVES EYES and Finnish melodic death metallers OMINIUM GATHERUM opening for the band. Advanced tickets for the confirmed tour dates are now available exclusively at EnterTheVault.com. A limited number of VIP Meet & Greet tickets which include a poster will be available for for purchase for each show. Tickets will go on sale April 29th at all other outlets. Continue reading Sonata Arctica Announces Fall US Tour→
The Details: If you know your Metal history and consider the Gothenburg sound to be one of your favorite of the vast offerings then you already know full well the power and impact that the band Dark Tranquillity has had upon the musical geography since their inception in 1989. The band still features original members in its lineup and tours extensively which makes their visit to our fair metropolis a very interesting proposition. Let’s add to the appeal by letting you know how the band will be here with Finland’s Omnium Gatherum and since they have never before been to our shores this show is going to blow the fans minds. All this stuff makes me happy to announce this contest for the bands “Worlds Construct Tour” when it hits the sleek Stage 48 venue on the West Side. Many thanks to their powers that be for the chance to bring PiercingMetal fans into the mix for free. Read more on how to participate. Continue reading Win To See Dark Tranquillity @ Stage 48 on 2/3/2014→