Polish metallers Materia are embarking on a European tour starting next month. After a warm welcome at Wacken Open Air 2015, Materia decided to tour throughout Europe. The We Are Materia Tour started with 35 shows in Poland. Now it is time to visit 9 other countries. All the dates can be found below.
Long Island-based extreme metal force Suffocation recently toured Europe in support of Nile, and now the band is returning to the "old continent" again - but this time as the headliner. The touring package will be completed by San Diego grinders Cattle Decapitation as well as Miami-based tech death metal band Abiotic.
Death metal masters Cannibal Corpse are returning to Europe in April for a full tour. Support on the trek will come from Brazilians Krisiun and Hideous Divinity on what promises to be a crushing event.
Italians Fleshgod Apocalypse will join forces with the Finnish headliners Ensiferum on their next European tour. This trek is happening in April 2016 under the banner Return of the One Man Army. If you want to check out songs from Fleshgod Apocalypse's new album, King, and much more, see the dates below and catch them on this tour.
Iceland's own Sólstafir have recently released a new video which can now be seen below. It was created for the track "Miðaftann" from their latest album Ótta. The video was directed by Vesa Ranta and Harri Haataja, starring Guðmundur Ingi Thorvaldsson, whose last music video work was Iron Maiden's "The Final Frontier". In other news, the atmospheric metal band will play the album Ótta in its entirety - complete with strings and piano - followed by a selection of fan favourites from Sólstafir's history on their upcoming European tour next May.
Good news for fans of Aosoth. The French black metallers will join forces with Polish group Mgła for an European tour taking place next March. Deus Mortem will also be accompanying them on this trek. The confirmed shows so far include stops in Germany, France, Belgium and more.
Progressive act Kingcrow are hitting the road! The Italian prog metallers will embark on a tour in February and March, together with Polish band Votum, visiting eight countries. During the co-headlined tour, Italians and Polish will be promoting their latest albums: Eidos, released in 2015, and :KTONIK:, to be released on February 26th via Inner Wound Recordings. For Votum, it will also be an opportunity to introduce to the international audience their new vocalist, Bartosz Sobieraj.
Author & Punisher, the one man industrial doom/drone band, is heading out to Europe next year. They will be promoting the new album Melk En Honing released this year. The near-three-week live takeover happens next month and is set to commence on January 16th in Rouen, France. Tristan Shone's latest expedition will make its way through ten countries, coming to a close on February 4th in Milan, Italy. See the dates below if you want to check out Author & Punisher live.
After they released their new album, Sovran, which is being well-received, Draconian will embark on a European tour in 2016. For fans who have hoped to see the band live, the wait is finally over. To celebrate their brand new album, the gothic/doom metallers will be hitting the road across Europe with none less than Omnium Gatherum. Draconian will co-headline the tour with Omnium Gatherum with support from Year Of The Goat and Oceanwake.
Gorguts have announced a new European tour and the bill is impressive. The tech metallers will embark on a trek starting on March 23rd 2016 at the Inferno Festival with Psycroptic, Dysrhythmia and Nero Di Marte accompanying them until April 17th in 2016. Gorguts will play some new material on this trek. All the confirmed dates are below.
The mighty symphonic metallers Therion are touring again in Europe in January 2016! On this run, the Swedish band will be playing a very special, best of set list. Support will come from occult rockers Luciferian Light Orchestra, Mongolian nomadic metallers Ego Fall and Russian symphonic metal force Imperial Age. These rare shows will focus on songs from the albums Secret Of The Runes, Vovin and Theli, and are not to be missed!
If you have been following the news lately, you know that Deftones were supposed to have performed at Le Bataclan in Paris, France the day after the terrorist attacks hit. They had three shows in a row scheduled for Le Bataclan and had been at the venue the day of the attack. Some members of the band and crew were attending the Eagles Of Death Metal concert on Friday night where dozens of fans were killed, but left the venue minutes before the terrorist attack began. Now the band has decided to cancel the rest of the shows on their European tour. They had three more shows to do, in London, Berlin and Cologne.
The mighty Prong have revealed more about their new record, X-No Absolutes. We already knew that it was coming out next year, more precisely on February 5th, 2016 via SPV/Steamhammer. It will be available as digipak (including bonus track and poster), 2 LP gatefold version (red vinyl plus CD in paper sleeve) and download. If it's anything like Ruining Lives, it should be fun. Take a look at the cover below and wait for the music!
Swedish psychedelic bluesy rockers Blues Pills have announced new European tour dates. The group will be back on the road for a 30 plus show European tour in February and March 2016. If you want to catch them live, check out the dates below. Also, they have been working on some new songs for the next album!
The German wolves in Powerwolf have announced more tour dates for next year. They have been touring a lot to promote their newest album Blessed & Possessed and their Wolfsnächte tour is almost over. The Blessed & Possessed Tour 2016 will cover most of the countries they haven't visited in depth with the Wolfsnächte tour. Go celebrate with the band! Also, supports on these shows will be announced soon.