In support of their upcoming new release, entitled Maximalism, Swedes Amaranthe will hit the stages all over Europe this fall. Main support on this tour will come from Sonic Syndicate, while the position of opening act will belong to Smash Into Pieces. The complete list of tour dates can be found on the official tour flyer. More details for the upcoming full-length album will be available soon.
Amon Amarth have two new updates regarding upcoming shows. This September/October, the Swedish metal kings will return to the USA as direct support to the mighty Megadeth. Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church, and Havok are also on the bill. As far as Europe goes, they also announced the final shows and support. They will do a trek with Testament and Grand Magus on select dates, and finish it all off with Behemoth in Scandinavia! Support for all dates in Germany, France and Italy to be announced soon. All shows happen in support of their newest 10th studio album, Jomsviking.
Alter Bridge have recently announced their long-anticipated return to Europe in November/December. Their biggest headline shows yet, the 24-date tour treks 15 countries and kicks off on November 4th, 2016. Special guests include Danish rockers Volbeat, who released their sixth album, Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie, earlier this month. French metal group Gojira will be giving fans a taste of their new album, Magma, and up-and-comers Like A Storm jet in from New Zealand to get the party started.
Norwegian female fronted metal act Sirenia will embark on a European headlining tour in November. The 16-date long trek, which starts in Berlin (on November 10th) and ends in London (on November 27th), also includes performance at Aalborg Metal Festival. Support on the road will come from Týr, Unleash The Archers, Xaon and Relicseed. A few more shows will be added to the tour shortly, so stay tuned.
Entombed A.D. are pleased to announce that they will embark on their Dead Dawn European Tour this autumn with specials guests Voivod and support from US sludge metal band Lord Dying. Complete list of tour dates is available below the official tour flyer.
Epica are teaming up with German power metallers Powerwolf for an European co-headline tour in early 2017. This trek will happen in support of the Dutch metallers upcoming album, The Holographic Principle, which will be released on September 30th, 2016. The tour begins in January.
Sludge metallers Eyehategod have cancelled their European trek just a month before it is set to begin. Their July/August tour with stops in Austria, Slovenia, Germany, France, the U.K., The Netherlands and Norway has been postponed due to "personal issues as well as scheduling complications."
Good news for the European fans of Intronaut. The American metallers just announced their first European tour in almost three years in support of The Direction Of Last Things. They are co-headlining with Norway's Shining (NOR) and support comes from Spain's Obsidian Kingdom, along with a stop at Euroblast Festival XII 2016 as well. There are still a few dates coming in, so stay tuned for more.
Portland-based doomsters Witch Mountain will team up with their fellow countrymen The Skull for a co-headlining European tour. A two-week run will happen this coming November and will also include two festival appearances - Doom Over Vienna and Hammer Of Doom in Würzburg, Germany. The confirmed list of tour dates is available down below. Check it out!
Equilibrium just announced an European folk party, or tour rather, in support of their upcoming album, Armageddon. The band will tour Europe this autumn to present the new material to the fans with support from Dutch folk metallers Heidevolk. Finsterforst and epic virtuosos Nothgard, featuring guitarist Dom R. Crey in their ranks, will be playing as opening acts. Find the dates to this folk metal galore below.
Symphonic metal giants Nightwish are returning to Europe for more shows. After their successful European headlining tour with Arch Enemy and Amorphis last winter, a North American run as well as trips to Down Under and Asia, the band return to the local stages with shows in Portugal, Spain and Bulgaria. Find all dates below!
Ghost Bath continue to announce tour dates. The depressive black metallers have announced a month-long run of European summer dates in support of their latest release, Moonlover. These dates will mark the band's first-ever shows in Europe. Find all dates below; maybe you can catch them live.
Finnish extreme power metal idols Eternal Tears Of Sorrow are finally venturing outside of Europe and will play their first shows abroad in Japan. For now, they have booked two Japanese shows: in Osaka and Tokyo. The band's latest album came out three years ago, Saivon Lapsi and they haven't been very active lately.
Headbangers Ball is a name that bears heavy metal nostalgia and it will come to life again! By the end of this year, MTV's classic 80's show shall return as a series of events. MTV Headbangers Ball, hosted by Continental Concerts in cooperation with MTV, is going to tour Europe. Headlining this festival tour will be U.S. metal gods Iced Earth, currently working on a new album. Who will be joining them? Ensiferum, Kataklysm and Unearth. It should be a headbangers feast!