While they don't release their new album Time II, and that could be a while but the plan is 2014, Wintersun have announced a North American headlining tour for this summer. The band played a series of sold-out shows last year in North America with Eluveitie and the Finns will now return for a headlining tour this August/September. Joining them are Italian symphonic death metal champions Fleshgod Apocalypse, melodic tech-death outfit Arsis and up-and-comers Starkill.

Tickets will go on sale on June 5th, that's tomorrow.

The band says: "We're thrilled to return to North America for a full-scale headliner tour in August and September! It will be our first longer own headlining tour ever and this time, without any setlist length limitations, we'll be able to offer the North American crowds a special show - representing both the Wintersun and Time I albums. There might also be some surprises in the setlist as well... We are really looking forward to sharing the live magic with YOU, all the fans out there!"




North American tour:

06.08.2013 - US - Silver Spring, MD - The Fillmore
07.08.2013 - US - Philadelphia, PA - Theater of Living Arts
08.08.2013 - US - New York, NY - Irving Plaza
09.08.2013 - US - Boston, MA - The Sinclair
10.08.2013 - CAN - Montreal, QC - Heavy MTL*
11.08.2013 - CAN - Toronto, ON - The Opera House
13.08.2013 - US - Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's
14.08.2013 - US - Cleveland, OH - House of Blues
15.08.2013 - US - Chicago, IL - House of Blues
16.08.2013 - US - Detroit, MI - St. Andrew's Hall
17.08.2013 - US - St. Paul, MN - Station 4
18.08.2013 - CAN - Winnipeg, MB - Park Theatre
19.08.2013 - CAN - Regina, SK - Riddell Center @ UoR
20.08.2013 - CAN - Edmonton, AB - The Starlite Room
21.08.2013 - CAN - Vancouver, BC - Rickshaw Theater
23.08.2013 - US - Seattle, WA - Studio Seven
24.08.2013 - US - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theater
25.08.2013 - US - San Francisco, CA - DNA Lounge
26.08.2013 - US - West Hollywood, CA - House of Blues
27.08.2013 - US - Anaheim, CA - House of Blues
28.08.2013 - US - San Diego, CA - House of Blues
29.08.2013 - US - Tempe, AZ - Joe's Grotto
31.08.2013 - US - Dallas, TX - House of Blues
01.09.2013 - US - Houston, TX - House of Blues
03.09.2013 - US - Fort Lauderdale, FL - Revolution
04.09.2013 - US - Orlando, FL - House of Blues
05.09.2013 - US - Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
06.09.2013 - US - Charlotte, NC - The Fillmore
*Wintersun only


Source: wintersun.fi
Band profile: Wintersun
 
Posted: 04.06.2013 by BloodTears



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Swietowit11 - 04.06.2013 at 19:11  
How about instead of putting some surprises in the setlist you actually release Time II and then go on tour plzkthx.
chrisʇrenounced - 04.06.2013 at 20:17  
YES!!! No way in hell I'm gonna miss this. Good lineup and good venues
Thrashette - 04.06.2013 at 20:32  
I don't even care about when Time II is coming out. I'm stoked for this tour. Great lineup!!!
BlueMobius - 04.06.2013 at 20:46  
So, I'm seeing Iron Maiden in Nashville on Sept. 5, and it looks like a road trip to Charlotte, N.C., will follow the next day.
AngelofDeth - 04.06.2013 at 21:35  
Wow they are finally consistently doing shit!
Zaphod - 04.06.2013 at 22:22  
I wanted full headline shows in Europe They better play Sadness And Hate the next time I see them.
moe5512 - 04.06.2013 at 23:07  
It's funny how finnish bands never play in Finland..
Machiavelli - 05.06.2013 at 00:35  
OK... I am finally going to see this band and see what all you mongoloids are crowing about... if they suck I am gonna troll every WIntersun article on here forevermore... ARSIS will kick ass though that is for sure.
Traezeus - 05.06.2013 at 09:32  
Wintersun? Florida? My lord!
moe5512 - 05.06.2013 at 12:29  
Written by Guest on 05.06.2013 at 00:41

Nummirock (21.6.)

23:00 Ensiferum
24:00 Wintersun

Go there

Oh yeah, that's right, still I don't really have the money for a festival :| and I've seen Enska live for like 7 times, starting to get boring
salaminizer - 05.06.2013 at 20:56  
I'm rather excited for this tour. It's rare for me to enjoy more than 2 bands In a group that are touring. Wintersun, Fleshgod, and Arsis. It's going to be a night to remember.
BlueMobius - 11.06.2013 at 04:34  
Written by moe5512 on 05.06.2013 at 12:29

Oh yeah, that's right, still I don't really have the money for a festival :| and I've seen Enska live for like 7 times, starting to get boring


Wintersun also played in Finland last October when Time I was released. So they play Finland plenty enough. You just have to keep track of the dates.

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