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Sole Remedy - Guitarist Dies In Accident

Mikko Laine, the 30-year-old guitarist of the Finnish progressive metal band Sole Remedy was killed in a traffic accident on October 2nd in the Dutch municipality of Baarlo — just hours after the band's performance at the ProgPower Europe festival. Here it is the official statement from the band: "Rest in peace Mikko 1981-2011. Mikko has died in a terrible accident while on tour at Netherlands."

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Source: roadrunnerrecords.com
Band profile: Sole Remedy
Posted: 04.10.2011 by Kintu | Comments (13)


Turisas - To Tour Spain And Portugal In May

Turisas has just announced a row of shows in Spain and Portugal in support of their latest album Stand Up And Fight.

This is the first time Turisas does a proper headline tour in the region. An excited Warlord Nygård comments: "We've always had a very strong support on the Iberian peninsula and we're of course extremely happy about that. Over the years we've often been over there as part of a support act, but we felt we owed our fans in Spain & Portugal some proper headline shows for a change.

We've been trying to make this happen for ages, but it's taken time. So now we're definitely coming, make you turn up and show your support! I'm sure we'll have some amazing shows happening! We think this trip will prove that bands could do so much more on the Iberian peninsula, if they had the courage to just go a bit further and explore it. We are super excited about it! Let's paint Iberia black and red together!"

Turisas Tour Dates:

17 May - Barcelona, Sala Apolo
19 May - Zaragoza, Sala Lopez
20 May - Madrid, Sala Heineken
21 May - A Coruña, Ola Green
22 May - Pamplona, Sala Totem
24 May - Lisboa, Cine Teatro Corrois
25 May - Porto, Hard Club

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Source: turisas.com
Band profile: Turisas
Event: Turisas: Stand Up And Fight Tour
Posted: 14.03.2011 by Kintu | Comments (7)


Children Of Bodom - European Tour With Ensiferum

In 2011, Children Of Bodom will embark on a two-month long tour through 23 European countries with label mates Ensiferum and Machinae Supremacy. On the UK and Ireland dates they will be joined by Amon Amarth.

The Ugly World Tour 2011 featuring Children Of Bodom with Ensiferum and Machinae Supremacy:

March 19 - Teatria, Oulu (FIN)
March 20 - Pakkahuone, Tampere (FIN)
March 22 - Ice Hall, Helsinki (FIN)
March 24 - Arenan, Stockholm (SWE)
March 25 - Trädgårn, Gothenburg (SWE)
March 26 - Rockefeller, Oslo (NOR)
March 27 - Vega, Copenhagen (DEN)
March 29 - Grosse Freiheit 36 (GER)
March 30 - O13, Tilburg (NED)
April 01 - UEA, Norwich (UK) (Additional support: Amon Amarth)
April 02 - Academy 1, Manchester (UK) (Additional support: Amon Amarth)
April 03 - ABC, Glasgow (UK) (Additional support: Amon Amarth)
April 05 - Vicar Street, Dublin (IRL) (Additional support: Amon Amarth)
April 07 - Rock City, Nottingham (UK) (Additional support: Amon Amarth)
April 08 - Academy, Birmingham (UK) (Additional support: Amon Amarth)
April 09 - Forum, London (UK) (Additional support: Amon Amarth)
April 11 - Turbinenhalle, Oberhausen (GER)
April 12 - Z7, Pratteln (SWI)
April 13 - Alcatraz, Milan (ITA)
April 16 - Gagarin 205, Athens (GR)
April 18 - Kucukciftilik Park, Istanbul (TUR)
April 19 - Universiada Hall, Sofia (BUL)
April 20 - Arenele Romane, Bucharest (ROM)
April 22 - Petöfi Csarnok, Budapest (HUN)
April 23 - Backstage, Munich (GER)
April 24 - Stadthalle, Langen (GER)
April 26 - Stodola, Warsaw (POL)
April 27 - KD Vltavska, Prague (CZE)
April 28 - Arena, Vienna (AUS)
April 29 - Posthof, Linz (AUS)
April 30 - Werk 2, Leipzig (GER)
May 02 - Elysee Montmatre, Paris (FRA)
May 03 - Krakatoa, Bordeaux (FRA)
May 05 - Club Hard, Porto (POR)
May 06 - La Riviera, Madrid (SPA)
May 07 - Razzmatazz 1, Barcelona (SPA)
May 08 - Rock Star Live, Bilbao (SPA)
May 09 - Le Bikini, Toulouse (FRA)
May 10 - LKA Longhorn, Stuttgart (GER)
May 12 - Rockhal, Esch / Alzette (LUX)
May 13 - Atak, Enschede (NED)
May 14 - Halle Gartlage, Osnabruck (GER)
May 15 - Hof Ter Lo, Antwerp (BEL)

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Source: spinefarm.fi
Band profile: Children Of Bodom
Event: Children Of Bodom: The Ugly World Tour 2011
Posted: 15.11.2010 by Kintu | Comments (27)