Swiss new wave of folk metal pioneers ELUVEITIE and Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN, will co-headline a North American tour this Winter! The trek will commemorate ELUVEITIE’s 10th anniversary as well as serve as WINTERSUN’s introduction to North American shores. This momentous event will also include the German pagan metal band VARG.
“We are very excited to tour US and Canadafor the first time in November/December, ” commented WINTERSUN mstermind Jari Mäenpää. “We´ve had lots of requests from the fans before, but finally we are able to come there and kick some ass with new material from the Time I album and of course play the old stuff too! Hope to see you guys there. Let´s make it special!”
ELUVEITIE, WINTERSUN, VARG
11/28/12 910 Live –Tempe,AZ
11/29/12 House of Blues –Hollywood,CA
11/30/12 OaklandMetro –Oakland,CA
12/01/12 Hawthorne Theatre –Portland,OR
12/02/12 El Corazon –Seattle,WA
12/03/12 Rickshaw Theatre –Vancouver, BC –CANADA
12/05/12 Starlite Room –Edmonton, AB –CANADA
12/06/12 Republik –Calgary, AB –CANADA
12/07/12 Louis’ Pub –Saskatoon, SK –CANADA
12/08/12 West End Cultural Centre –Winnipeg, MB –CANADA
12/09/12 Station 4 –Saint Paul,MN
12/11/12 Bottom Lounge -Chicago,IL
12/12/12 Peabody’s –Cleveland,OH
12/13/12 The Opera House –Toronto, ON –CANADA
12/14/12 Mavericks –Ottawa, ON –CANADA
12/15/12 Club Soda –Montreal, QC –CANADA
12/16/12 Imperial –Quebec City, QC –CANADA
12/18/12 WaterStreetMusic Hall(at The Club) –Rochester,NY
12/19/12 Mr. Small’s Theatre –Millvale,PA
12/20/12 Gramercy Theatre –New York,NY
12/21/12 Royale Boston – Boston, MA
ELUVEITIE released The Early Years, a collection of re-rerecorded and re-mastered early material, on September 25th.
ELUVEITIE scanned 4,242 copies of their latest album Helvetios in its first week of sales in the United States according to Nielson Soundscan. Helvetios came in at #143 on the US Billboard Top 200 Chart and #3 on the Heatseekers chart, making it their highest charting record yet! ELUVEITIE also cracked the Canadian Top 200 coming in at #73! Helvetios was released on February 28 inNorth America via Nuclear Blast Records.
WINTERSUN’s long awaited new album Time I will be released October 22, 2012 via Nuclear Blast.
ELUVEITIE “Omnos” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msRy4vcSX4k
ELUVEITIE “Inis Mona” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iijKLHCQw5o
WINTERSUN “Beyond The Dark Sun” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnhdJVh9iIY