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Powerwolf - Announce European Tour With Amaranthe

With a new album coming out in 2018, power metallers Powerwolf have now also announced a headline European tour! The Wolfsnächte Tour 2018 will see the wolves celebrating their heavy metal masses across Europe starting in October and concluding November 17th at Saarlandhalle Saarbrücken. Swedish melodic metal sensation Amaranthe and Germany's heavy/glam high flyers Kissin' Dynamite will be joining in as special guests.

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Source: powerwolf.net
Band profile: Powerwolf
Event: Powerwolf: Wolfsnächte European Tour 2018
Posted: Today by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Bell Witch - To Headline European Tour

Seattle based funeral doom duo Bell Witch is honoured to announce an extensive headlining tour across Europe, where the band will perform in support of well-acclaimed latest effort Mirror Reaper. More than one month long tour, scheduled for next March/April, will also include appearances at festivals, such as Doom Over Leipzig and Roudburn Festival. Supporting Bell Witch on select dates will be Monarch and Aerial Ruin. All confirmed dates can be found below the official tour flyer.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Bell Witch
Event: Bell Witch: European Tour 2018
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Kalmah - Pekka Kokko Misses European Tour

As the Death Unleashed European Tour started on December 1st in Belgium (with Nothgard, Heretoir and Last In Grey), Kalmah's singer/guitarist Pekka Kokko faced medical issues and had to stay in Finland. Kalmah were quick to react and found two replacements by the name of Robse from German folk metal band Equilibrium and Pether Winterschmied from German melodic death metal act Burn Down Eden. As of yesterday, Pekka was still not present for the show in Berlin, and might not join at all since the tour ends today in Munich. An update from the band is expected soon.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Kalmah
Posted: 10.12.2017 by Liafev | Comments (5)


Primordial - New Album And European Tour Announced

Irish Pagan metallers Primordial just announced that they will spread their madness throughout Europe. The band announced the Heathen Crusade 2018 tour (dates below, or on flyer). They are joining axes with Finnish folk metal giants Moonsorrow for the co-headline tour and German black metallers Der Weg Einer Freiheit supporting. The other good news is that Primordial's new album is called Exile Amongst The Ruins and is set to be released by the end of March in 2018! They have just finished the recordings. Now, we wait for the music.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Primordial
Posted: 01.12.2017 by Bad English | Comments (5)


Nightwish - Announce European Tour

Finns Nightwish continue with their confirmations of dates for "Decades: World Tour 2018". After kicking off with 34 concerts in North America in March/April, the journey will continue with dozens of European festival and headline shows. On this tour, Nightwish will also be presenting a special set list, featuring rare material from the early years of their career. All dates, scheduled for November/December, can be found below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Nightwish
Posted: 28.11.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (2)


Amenra - To Tour Europe And The U.K. With Boris

Belgian post-metal masters Amenra and Japan's top drone band Boris have announced a co-headlining tour of the U.K. and other parts of Europe. This will be Amenra's first ever full tour of the United Kingdom. The band released their new album, Mass VI, last month through Neurot Recordings.

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Source: teamrock.com
Band profile: Amenra
Event: Amenra & Boris: Co-Headlining European Tour 2018
Posted: 22.11.2017 by VIG | Comments (3)


Within Temptation - Announce 2018 European Tour

After announcing that a new album will be coming out next year, Within Temptation have now revealed tour dates for 2018 as well. This European tour will take them to 33 cities in 18 countries, including a few where they haven't been in a while.

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Source: within-temptation.com
Band profile: Within Temptation
Event: Within Temptation: European Tour 2018

Posted: 21.11.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (6)


Vuur - Announce 2018 European Headline Tour

On October 20th, Anneke van Giersbergen's new progressive metal band Vuur released their much-anticipated debut album, In This Moment We Are Free - Cities. The album entered the Dutch Album Top 100 at number 2, Van Giersbergen's highest-ever chart position. While currently on tour in Europe as main support to Epica, the band just added a string of headlining tour dates for February 2018.

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Source: insideoutmusic.com
Band profile: Vuur
Posted: 15.11.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Iron Maiden - To Embark On European Tour In 2018

The Iron Maiden train never stops and next year the legendary metallers will embark on another European tour. Following the massively successful global tour of 2016-17 in support of their 16th studio album, The Book Of Souls, Maiden will take to the road again in 2018 with a series of arena and festival shows in Europe on the Legacy Of The Beast World Tour opening in Tallinn, Estonia on May 26th and finishing at the O2 Arena, London on August 10th. The full list of dates is below and the tour is expected to continue in 2019.

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Source: ironmaiden.com
Band profile: Iron Maiden
Posted: 13.11.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (10)


Testament - Second Leg Of European Tour With Vader, Annihilator

Testament have announced more European shows for 2018! The Bay Area thrash giants are still touring in support of their critically acclaimed album, Brotherhood Of The Snake, and will also bring Canadian thrashers Annihilator as well as Polish death metal tank Vader with them.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Testament
Event: Testament: Brotherhood Of The Snake European Tour 2018 - Part II
Posted: 06.11.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Europe - To Tour Australia For The First Time

Swedish rockers Europe have announced that the band will play in Australia for the first time ever in support of their new album and recently released, Walk The Earth. The Aussies will finally get the chance to watch Europe live Down Under.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Europe
Posted: 03.11.2017 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Sepultura - Announce European Tour With Obscura, Goatwhore

Heavy tour alert! In early 2018, Brazilian thrash metal legends Sepultura will head out on a lengthy and extensive European headline tour in support of their acclaimed new album, Machine Messiah. After an extremely successful tour with Kreator and a raft of festival shows in 2017, Sepultura will return to Europe with their most powerful billing yet. German technical death metal masters Obscura are confirmed as direct support, followed by US-based death/black metallers Goatwhore and New Jersey's deathcore outfit, Fit For An Autopsy.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Sepultura
Event: Sepultura: Machine Messiah European Tour 2018
Posted: 23.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Morbid Angel - Cancel European Tour

Morbid Angel have cancelled more European shows. After cancelling several festival appearances this summer due to unforeseen problems with a passport for one of the members of the band, the U.S. death metallers promised that the European tour in November/December would not be affected but it seems like that wasn't meant to be. This happens at a time the band is gearing up to release their new album, Kingdoms Disdained, due on December 1st on Silver Lining Music and via JVC in Japan.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Morbid Angel
Posted: 20.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Rhapsody - Announce 20th Anniversary Farewell Europe Tour

Recently re-united Italian symphonic metal band Rhapsody finished the first part of their "20th Anniversary Farewell Tour". On this successful tour, the band performed sold-out shows in Mexico City, Bogotá, Santiago and Buenos Aires. They also already announced a second Latin America tour leg, which will bring them back to Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Chile, Costa Rica, Columbia and Mexico in January 2018. But there will be no break for them because right after this second Latin America tour leg they will visit Europe for 23 shows in 11 different countries.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Rhapsody Of Fire
Posted: 19.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (15)


Septicflesh - To Tour Europe With Inquisition

The Greek masters of symphonic death metal Septicflesh (currently on tour in Latin America) and American black metal trailblazers Inquisition will join forces on an upcoming European tour. The band has just announced a big European tour in support of their latest masterpiece, Codex Omega. Check out the tour dates below. Maybe you'll get a chance to catch them live on a town near you.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Septicflesh
Posted: 12.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)