Hour Of Penance will embark on a European tour this fall alongside Australian tech-death act Psycroptic and UK death metal outfit Dyscarnate. Prior to the tour, which kicks off in Belgium on September 20th, the band will be seen appearing at several of the summer's international festivals. All upcoming dates are listed below. The death metallers have also announced that they have begun working on their next release, expected out in early 2014.
Dutch singer/pianist Anneke Van Giersbergen has unveiled the release date of her new single and upcoming album. Single will be released on August 23rd, while the album will be out on September 27th, 2013. Anneke has also announced an European tour for this coming October/November. All confirmed dates can be found below. Support on the road will be Swedish rock band Minora (dates from 16.10. to 02.11.).
After having played already highly successful tours in Japan and their home country Finland to promote their critically acclaimed new album Beyond, Omnium Gatherum are now ready to hit the European roads again this coming August/September along with fellow Danish metal masters Mercenary. Below you can check out currently confirmed tour dates. More of them will be announced soon.
Swedish metallers Soilwork have announced the first dates of the upcoming The European Infinity Tour in support of the band's most recent double album The Living Infinite. Additional tour and festival dates will be announced later but for now you can see the dates already confirmed for November.
German gothic duo The Vision Bleak have announced the Witching Hours Over Europe Tour, scheduled for this coming autumn (September/October). Joining them on the road will be Romanian atmospheric black metal band Dordeduh and Danish melodic doomsters Saturnus. Check out the complete list of tour dates below.
Drummer Eloy Casagrande of Sepultura was injured while performing with the band in Bourg-en-Bresse, France and will be forced to sit out Sepultura's next few shows in order to recover. Casagrande is recovering well and is expected to rejoin the band on stage on May 7th in Poitiers, France. For the Spanish dates, Kevin Foley (Benighted/Nervecell) will play for Sepultura as a session drummer.
While Therion's mastermind Christofer Johnsson said last year that the band's 25th anniversary tour would be the last for a while, things appear to have changed and the symphonic metallers have just announced an European tour with Arkona, Sound Storm and The Devil for December this year where the band will test ideas for their rock opera. Check out the dates below.
Death metallers Sonne Adam will return to Europe in May to support the band's latest release Messengers Of Desolate Ways, a compilation of the band's previous demo/EP releases. After tours and shows with Venenum, Cruciamentum, Grave and others, it is now time again to bring darkness to European stages. This tour also marks Sonne Adam's first ever appearance in Sweden, Norway, Ireland and Italy.
US thrash metal legends Testament have confirmed more live dates for this coming summer across Europe. The band returns to Europe after a club tour in early 2013, and will be performing in support of their latest album Dark Roots Of Earth, released back in July 2012. This tour is a combination of club shows and several well-known festival appearances.
Black metal horde from Belgium Enthroned has confirmed a small set of European shows, consisting of 3 club shows and 4 festival appearances. As it was already previously reported, the band is currently busy working on their new, 10th full-length album. This new release will also mark the 20 years of the band's existence. Check out the complete list of confirmed tour dates below.
French metallers Hacride, who recently released their new album Back To Where You've Never Been, have been confirmed for ProgPower Europe 2013, which will take place at JC Sjiwa - Baarlo - The Netherlands for its 15th edition in what promises to be a treat for prog fans.
Iced Earth have announced the first European leg of their 2014/2015 World Tour, kicking off on January 9th, 2014 in Saarbrücken, Germany. The band is currently writing a new studio album with a slated release date for late 2013 and has recently released Live In Ancient Kourion. The US metallers will be recording and mixing in between a string of European festivals this summer.
Grindcore kings Pig Destroyer have announced select European shows for this coming May and June. A complete list of dates including European festival appearances can be found below. The band will be playing in support of their latest creation Book Burner.
Brazilian masters of extreme metal Krisiun are proud to announce a string of European tour dates, scheduled for this coming summer (June/July). The band has confirmed various dates that include renowned European festivals as well as some headlining club shows. Check out the complete list of tour dates below.