TURISAS returns to North America – headlining “PaganFest: America Part III” tour

TURISAS returns to North America – headlining “PaganFest: America Part III” tour

Paganfest USA 2012 tour poster

OK, time to make it official and confirm the rumours: Turisas will be headlining the 2012 version of PaganFest America. We will be joined by Alestorm (Scotland), Ex Deo (Italy), Arkona (Russia) and Huntress (USA).

In regards to the upcoming tour, frontman Mathias Nygard comments:
“It took time but finally we had a chance to make it back to North America. After many successful tours there with acts like Cradle of Filth and Dragonforce during the past few years, it’s great to return as a headliner. This is a killer combo with great variety – some of the most twisted acts of the folkier side of metal! Be prepared for a great night out – I expect to witness some crazy audiences!”

So don’t miss out! Check the dates below to see when TURISAS and PaganFest will be coming to a city near you.

The tour kicks off on March 29th in Baltimore, MD and wraps up a few weeks later in Los Angeles. Here is the full routing (updates possible):

3/29 – Baltimore, MD @ Sonar

3/30 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium

3/31 – New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre

4/1 – Montreal, QC @ Club Soda

4/2 – Toronto, ON @ The Opera House

4/3 – Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s

4/4 – Detroit, MI @ Blondie’s

4/5 – Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s Rock Club

4/6 – Saint Paul, MN @ Station 4

4/7 – Louisville, KY @ Vernon Club

4/8 – Charlotte, NC @ Tremont Music Hall

4/9 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

4/11 – Dallas, TX @ Trees

4/12 – Lubbock, TX @ Jake’s

4/13 – Denver, CO @ The Marquis

4/15 – Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven

4/16 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre

4/17 – San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge

4/18 – West Hollywood, CA @ Key Club
4/19 – Tempe, AZ @ 910 Live *Without Alestorm*

More info:

Soundwave 2012 Australia: Sidewave shows with Cathedral & Paradise Lost

Soundwave Festival 2012

Soundwave Sidewaves – sideshows announced!

Cathedral/ Paradise Lost/ Turisas

Wednesday 29 February – The Factory, Sydney
Thursday 1 March – The Espy, Melbourne

Don’t miss your chance to farewell one of metals’ greats!

Closing the curtain on a stellar career spanning two decades, doom metal legends CATHEDRAL announce their last ever headline shows as part of two exclusive sidewaves in Sydney and Melbourne, giving Australian fans an opportunity to be a part of metal history.

Twenty years, in which they’ve proved themselves to be a band who not only transcend metal, but all or any genre classifications one might attempt to restrict them within. Yet far beyond all expectations, their ninth album, ‘The Guessing Game’ is their boldest outing and is “a collection of timeless tracks that could easily span the decades” – Rock Sound

CATHEDRAL’S legacy will well and truly continue, with the band releasing their final studio album ‘ The Last Spire’ in 2012 an expression of gratitude to their cult following.
PARADISE LOST have pioneered gothic metal. Their desire to evolve and stay ahead of musical trends continues with their latest effort ‘Faith Divides Us Death Unites Us’ “a record of epic beauty with so many moments of genius” – Rock Sound.

Get ready for battle! One of the most exciting live bands in the world; Finland’s battle metal masters TURISAS, is once again setting course for Australia. TURISAS’S blistering live shows are etched in metal folklore so don’t miss the opportunity to witness one of the “artists of the decade” – Terrorizer


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