German epic metal pioneers, EQUILIBRIUM, will release their brand-new opus entitled'Armageddon', on August 12th via Nuclear Blast Records. In support of this upcoming release, the band will tour Europe this autumn to present the new material to the fans!
Direct support will come from Dutch folk metallers HEIDEVOLK. German Black Forest Metallers FINSTERFORST will also be be supporting.
Epic Melodic Death virtuoso's NOTHGARD which includes EQUILIBRIUM's Dom R. Crey on guitar will also be on most dates- (excluding: Kraków, Warsaw, London, Paris, Rennes, Toulouse, Madrid, Barcelona & Lyon)
René Berthiaume commented on the tour:
"We're really looking forward to tour Europe once again after two years. Our new album has become extremely wicked; now we want to cement this fact live as well. We're also happy about HEIDEVOLK, FINSTERFORST and NOTHGARD joining us on this run. I think the fans can look forward to exciting and diverse shows, packed with epic, pagan and melodic death metal!"
Full dates and the UK ticket link provided below:
Armageddon - Europe 2016
Legacy, metal.de, Noizeletter, Nuclear Blast, RockHard, RTN Touring
w/ HEIDEVOLK, FINSTERFORST, NOTHGARD
22.09. D Nürnberg - Hirsch
24.09. D Leipzig - Hellraiser
25.09. CZ Prague - Nova Chmelnice
26.09. A Wien - Szene
28.09. PL Cracov - Kwadrat*
29.09. PL Warsaw - Progresja*
30.09. D Berlin - Bi Nuu
01.10. D Bochum - Matrix
02.10. NL Eindhoven - Dynamo
03.10. UK London - Underworld*
05.10. F Paris - Divan Du Monde*
06.10. F Rennes - Antipode*
07.10. F Toulouse - Metronum*
08.10. E Madrid - Arena*
09.10. E Barcelona - Razzmatazz 2*
10.10. F Lyon - CCO Villeurbanne*
11.10. CH Pratteln - Z7
12.10. B Vosselaar - Biebob
13.10. F Colmar - Grillen
14.10. D Karlsruhe - Substage
15.10. D München - Backstage
16.10. A Dornbirn - Conrad Sohm
More EQUILIBRIUM dates:
24.06. FIN Nummijärvi - Nummirock
13.07. H Dunaujvaros - Rockmaraton Festival
14.07. D Balingen - Bang Your Head!!! Festival
15.07. D Neukirchen-Vluyn - Dong Open Air
05.08. D Wacken - Wacken Open Air
11.08. E Villena - Leyendas Del Rock
12.08. D Schlotheim - Party.San Open Air
17.08. D Dinkelsbühl - Summer Breeze
20.08. S Falun - Sabaton Open Air
Guitarist, composer and lyricist René Berthiaume spent almost two years working on the new opus, 'Armageddon'. The result is rather dark, yet retains the bombast and folk elements of the previous records.
This time, the album was recorded, mixed and produced by René himself and was mastered by Maor Appelbaum (Los Angeles). The cover artwork was again created by Skadi Rosehurst.
René states: "Once more, Skadi created a wonderful piece of art, which captures the more darker atmosphere of »Armageddon« perfectly. As on the album, you can discover a lot of details in the artwork as well. Skadi's style - traditionally drawn motifs become one overall picture digitally - fits marvellously to our music. Again and again, it's an exciting feeling if the music becomes even more concrete and livelier by the artwork."
More details coming soon!