||The Greek Power Metal band Firewind had already been confirmed for a support of Dragonforce on tour, but now they've been announced to open for Dragonforce in the UK. They will play thirteen dates at the end of this year. The tour will contain Dragonforce, Firewind and All That Remains.
Here are the confirmed dates:
Nov. 29 - UK, Folkestone - Leas Cliff Hall
Nov. 30 - UK, Southampton - Guildhall
Dec. 01 - UK, Leeds - University
Dec. 02 - UK, Nottingham - Rock City
Dec. 04 - UK, Cardiff - University Students Union
Dec. 05 - UK, Birmingham - Academy
Dec. 07 - UK, Sheffield - Octagon
Dec. 08 - UK, Manchester - Academy
Dec. 09 - UK, Glasgow - Barrowlands
Dec. 11 - UK, Norwich - UEA
Dec. 12 - UK, Bristol - Academy
Dec. 13 - UK, London - Astoria
Dec. 14 - UK, London - Astoria
Here is a comment by guitarist Gus G: "This will mark our 3rd and most deadly UK strike. We're really looking forward to our first full UK tour, supporting the mighty DragonForce! Hail to England!"
In other Firewind news, the band's newest album 'Allegiance' has made it to 10th position in their own country's (Greece) chart. It has been in the top 20 for six weeks now.
Here is Gus G's comments on that: "Thanks to all the crazy Greek metalheads for their never ending support. You guys put our album up there on the Top 10 showing the world that Heavy Metal will always be strong and present! At the same time we"re reaching a new peak in our career with this. A big Thank You to everyone @ Century Media Records and EMI Greece for doing a great job on our album, you guys rule!!".