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Korpiklaani Comments On Upcoming European Tour Dates With Eluveitie

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Finnish folk metallers Korpiklaani have issued the following statement regarding their upcoming co-headlining European tour with Eluveitie:

"After all this touring far abroad, we decided that it might be time for a new European tour, after all, we don't want to neglect all our great European fans and friends. So, we are happy to announce that we will team-up with our friends from Eluveitie for a co-headlining tour in October. This European Tour starts off at October 8th, and is the last chapter of our Karkelo World Tour, which started in April 2009 in the U.S.A. We will play 23 shows altogether, and we will visit Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Croatia, Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, France, Spain and England.

"Before the start of this European tour we will play at four festivals, like Summer Breeze in Germany, and the legendary Dynamo Open Air Holland in Eindhoven, Holland. In-between all festivals we managed to prepare, and even partly record, a new album at the Petrax studio in Hollola. Our upcoming album is scheduled for release in February 2011. Even though this new album will be released in winter, it definitely has a strong ‘midsummer-mood’. We are happy to announce, that one new song features a guest appearance from one of the most respected Finnish singers, and famous songwriter, who has been strongly present in the Finnish music culture for over three decades.

"Lately we have many troubles with Myspace, even uploading the flyer does not work, and adding shows gives many error messages. As soon as Myspace works okay again (which we still hope and wait for) we will put everything also online."

The currently announced dates are as follows:

08.10.2010 Od Nowa, Torun Poland
09.10.2010 Wytwornia, Lodz Poland
10.10.2010 Studio, Krakow Poland
11.10.2010 Majestic, Bratislava Slovakia
12.10.2010 Wigwam, Budapest Hungary
13.10.2010 Blue Box Club, Sofia Bulgaria
14.10.2010 Mochvara, Zagreb Croatia
15.10.2010 Volxhaus, Klagenfurt Austria
16.10.2010 Metal Invasion, Passau Germany
17.10.2010 Masters of Rock Cafe, Zlin Czech
18.10.2010 Conrad Sohm, Dornbirn Austria
19.10.2010 Magazinni Generali, Milan Italy
20.10.2010 Secret Place, Montpellier France
21.10.2010 Salamandra, Barcelona Spain
22.10.2010 Sala Totem, Navarra Spain
23.10.2010 Ola Green, La Coruna Spain
24.10.2010 Heinekken, Madrid Spain
25.10.2010 Phare, Toulouse France
26.10.2010 Ninkasi Kao, Lyon France
27.10.2010 Olympic, Nantes France
28.10.2010 Underworld, London U.K.
29.10.2010 Grillen, Colmar France
30.10.2010 Trabendo, Paris France

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