Finnish extreme power metal idols Eternal Tears Of Sorrow are finally venturing outside of Europe and will play their first shows abroad in Japan. For now, they have booked two Japanese shows: in Osaka and Tokyo. The band's latest album came out three years ago, Saivon Lapsi and they haven't been very active lately.
Headbangers Ball is a name that bears heavy metal nostalgia and it will come to life again! By the end of this year, MTV's classic 80's show shall return as a series of events. MTV Headbangers Ball, hosted by Continental Concerts in cooperation with MTV, is going to tour Europe. Headlining this festival tour will be U.S. metal gods Iced Earth, currently working on a new album. Who will be joining them? Ensiferum, Kataklysm and Unearth. It should be a headbangers feast!
Dutch symphonic metallers Delain confirmed that they are going to hit the road this fall in support of the new album, which shall be released this summer, for an extensive European tour. Make sure to catch the band and their energetic live shows on the following dates and with special guests Evergrey and support from Kobra And The Lotus.
American progressive metallers Oceans Of Slumber have announced that they are joining Enslaved on their upcoming European tour together with Ne Obliviscaris, as the opening act, making it even more interesting. New dates for this tour are expected to be released soon.
Colombian black metal duo Inquisition will team up with Rotting Christ for a co-headlining European tour this coming October/November. Together with Mystifier and Schammasch as support acts, Bloodshed Rituals European tour will encompass 27 shows in 16 territories. All confirmed dates can be seen down under.
US thrashers Havok will return to European stages this summer for some headlining club shows, a bunch of summer festivals as well as seven shows as main support for mighty Megadeth. The complete list of confirmed tour dates is available below. Check it out!
Norwegian progressive black metal band Enslaved have announced that they are going to embark on an European tour to celebrate their 25th anniversary. Australian extreme prog metallers Ne Obliviscaris will be joining this tour as a direct support to Enslaved. The tour is kicking off in the last months of 2016, and so far 16 shows are announced. If you can't see your country or city listed, don't worry. More dates will follow.
After Hellfestrefused to dropDown from their line-up, losing its subsidy funding in the process, now the band has decided to cancel their appearance. Furthermore, Down have cancelled all of their European tour dates, including Download and Graspop Metal Meeting 2016 following Phil Anselmo's "white power" gesture and shouting.
Pennsylvania based post/sludge metal representatives Rosetta are pleased to announce that they'll be touring Europe in June and July with their fellow countrymen in North (USA). For North (USA) this will be the first time performing in Europe. All confirmed dates are available below the official tour flyer.
Up-and-comers Dead To A Dying World are set to embark on their maiden European tour. The U.S. doom metallers will present their new album Litany, nominated for Best Extreme Doom Metal Album on Metal Storm Awards 2015. This is your chance to catch them live in Europe this April. Check out the dates here.
Germany's infernal sludge metal duo Mantar have released the dates for their upcoming European tour in support of the band's upcoming second album, Ode To The Flame. The album will be out on April 15th via Nuclear Blast and the band will embark on this tour in April/May.
Swedish death metal battalion Demonical will join forces with fellow countrymen, label-mates and melodic death doom metallers, October Tide, for a tour of Europe starting this September. The co-headlining run will be supported by Finland's black metal band Author. Confirmed list of shows is available down below.
Nile and Melechesh will join forces for a European tour this year. The US-based death metal Egyptologists recently completed a successful U.S. tour and, almost immediately, follow it with a return to Europe with their labelmates in Melechesh. Italian death metallers Embryo complete the bill for the What Should Not Be Unearthed Part II Tour 2016. Find all dates below and get ready for this gem of a tour.
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.