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Falchion

From: Finland
Last Known Status: Disbanded

Latest Falchion News

Below is our complete Falchion news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Falchion Calls It Quits

Finnish death metallers Falchion have officially called it quits. The band issued the following brief statement on their MySpace blog regarding the break up:

"Falchion has decided to quit, as there is no time, motivation nor energy to get any further with the band and therefore the members of the band will carry on in different musical projects from now on."

Three sample Falchion tracks can still be heard at their official MySpace page.

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Initial Bands, Dates Announced For Ragnarok Fest

The 2009 RAGNARÖK VI FESTIVAL is set to take place on Aril 17 and 18 in Stadthalle Lichtenfels (Oberfranken), Germany. The band announced so far are:

ADORNED BROOD
ALESTORM (UK)
ALKONOST (RUS)
ANDRAS
COR SCORPII (NOR)
DARK FORTRESS
DORNENREICH (AUT) – "Metal Show"
DRAUGNIM (FIN)
EINHERJER (NOR) – Reunion
FALCHION (FIN)
FEJD (SWE)
FINSTERFORST
FJOERGYN – "Jahreszeiten"-Release-Show
IRRBLOSS (SWE)
KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI (FIN)
KORPIKLAANI (FIN)
MANEGARM (SWE)
MELECHESH (NL)
METSATÖLL (EST)
MIDNATTSOL
SARKOM (NOR)
THYRFING (SWE)
TYR (FO)
YGGDRASIL (SWE)

For more information about the festival, check out their website at ragnaroek-festival.com.

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Kivimetsan Drudi Streams New Album Online

"Shadowheart", the new album by Finnish Rock'n'Troll stalwarts KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI can now be streamed for one week at the band's MySpace site.

First impressions of their new video "Jäässä Varttunut" have been posted there as well showing highly interesting behind the scenes footage, interviews with the band members and explains the story behind the song. The full clip will be premiered at the band's MySpace on October 20, 2008.

"Shadowheart" will be released on the following dates:

FINLAND: Wednesday, October 15, 2008.
GERMANY / AUSTRIA / SWITZERLAND / BENELUX / ITALY: Friday, October 17, 2008.
UK / FRANCE / GREECE / DENMARK / NORWAY / REST OF EUROPE: Monday, October 20, 2008.
SPAIN / PORTUGAL: Tuesday, October 21, 2008.
SWEDEN / HUNGARY: Wednesday, October 22, 2008.

In October 2008, Kivimetsän Druidi will tour their native Finland including an album release gig with Korpiklaani and Battlelore, followed by a European live premiere on the 1st of November at Ultima Ratio Festival (www.ultimaratio-festival.de) in Oberhausen, Germany. Afterwards they will embark on a massive European tour in November / December 2008 with Korpiklaani, Battlelore and Falchion. See below for the exact dates:

Here are the latest KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI tour dates:

01.11. GER – Oberhausen, Ultima Ratio Festival (with Turisas, Secrets Of The Moon, Kampfar, Koldbrann, XVI Dark Centuries etc.)*

* exclusive fan-package incl. festival ticket, free entry to Ultima Ratio Halloween Party, 2 overnight stays at the 3.5 star hotel Best Western Park Hotel / Oberhausen including breakfast, bus shuttle from hotel to festival and back & more available NOW at www.rock-voyager.com.

Here are the latest Finnish Fire Tour 2008 dates, featuring Korpiklaani, Battlelore, Kivimetsän Druidi, and Falchion: More...

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Falchion Tapped For Finnish Fire Tour 2008

Falchion has been tapped as support for the Finnish Fire Tour 2008 with Korpiklaani, Battlelore, and Kivimetsän Druidi on the following dates:

13.11.2008 GER - Giessen, Hessenhalle
14.11.2008 GER - Glauchau, alte Spinnerei
15.11.2008 CZR - Prague, Retro Music Hall
16.11.2008 CRO - Zagreb, Boogaloo
17.11.2008 ITA - Milano, Alcatraz
18.11.2008 FRA - Lyon, CCO
26.11.2008 FRA - Strasbourg, La Laiterie
29.11.2008 BEL - Hasselt, Mod Club
30.11.2008 NL - Amsterdam, Melkweg
01.12.2008 UK - Wolverhampton, Wulfrun Hall
02.12.2008 UK - Glasgow ABC 1
03.12.2008 UK - Manchester, Jilly..s Rock World
04.12.2008 UK - London, Scala
05.12.2008 UK - Leeds, Rio..s

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