We have begun work for our upcoming third album in Sound Supreme studio, Hämeenlinna, Finland – the same studio where we recorded the previous album “The Varangian Way”. The new album, successor to the renowned records Battle Metal (2004) and The Varangian Way (2007), is due to be released still later this year. We have also just posted the first part of our video blog / studio diary at

Studio Diary Part 1

Vocalist, songwriter and producer Mathias Nygård comments:
“After a nine-month break from touring to be able to fully focus on songwriting, we’ve finally moved forward and have now started recording. It’s going to be a long project, and keep us busy all the way until the break of summer, but believe me, the wait will be all worth it. With three years between albums, there’s been enough of time to find a fresh angle and new ideas not to repeat ourselves or albums we’ve done in the past. The songs rock big time, but the epic elements aren’t going anywhere – it’s going to sound larger than ever before. The leap forward is going to be just as big as between Battle Metal and The Varangian Way. “

Last week Turisas announced a row of Australian tour dates for May, and more Asian shows are to be announced shortly. Currently, the tour schedule for this year is as follows:
21May – The Globe Theatre, Brisbane (AUS)
22 May – The Factory Theatre (All Ages), Sydney (AUS)
23 May – Billboard the Venue, Melbourne (AUS)
18–20 June – Myötätuulirock, Vantaa Hakunila (FIN)