Friday, 17 June 2016

FIREWIND re-scheduled tour dates announced for Europe & UK; entering studio to record new album!


Greek melodic metallers FIREWIND, the group led by guitar-wizard and Ozzy Osbourne band member Gus G., have checked in with status update of their activities. These include entering the studio for the recording of their new, 8th album as well as tour dates for Europe/UK being re-scheduled as a direct result.

Here is the comment from Gus G.:

“Hi everyone!
We feel it's time to give you an update on what's happening in our world. For the past few months we've been busy composing our 8th album and this week we finally entered the studio to start recording! We're super excited about it, as this is our first recording in 4 years, plus this will be our first album with our new singer Henning Basse (who should not be a stranger to our fans by now). We've entered Noise Factory Studios in Belgium this week with producer/engineer Dennis Ward (Unisonic, Pink Cream 69, Krokus, etc.) to track drums and it's sounding huge already!

As the schedule is pretty hectic for the next few months with recordings, finalizing everything, etc. we feel we need time to have a proper setup for the album release and give it the attention it deserves. Therefore, we have decided to postpone our UK/European club dates to early 2017. All dates are there and we've even added an extra UK show in Southampton and one more in Strasbourg, France. Moreover, we will have Sweden's Manimal as special guests, as well as Greece's Scar Of The Sun opening the shows. Tickets already purchased are still valid for the re-scheduled dates. We're sorry for the inconvenience, but we promise it'll be worth the wait!

Our summer festival appearances are still on and we'll be revealing more info on the new album as we go along!”

Here are the upcoming FIREWIND dates, including summer festival shows, a show supporting The Scorpions in Greece as well as the new tour dates for Europe/UK:

FIREWIND – European Festivals 2016:
17.06.2016 Dessel (Belgium) - Graspop Metal Meeting
20.07.2016 Athens (Greece) - Plateia Nerou (as Special Guests of The Scorpions)
06.08.2016 Ostrava (Czech Republic) - Ostrava v Plamenech
26.08.2016 Barcelona (Spain) - Ripollet Rock Festival

FIREWIND - Europe & UK Tour 2017
Special Guests: MANIMAL + SCAR OF THE SUN
15.02.2017 Glasgow (UK) - Audio
16.02.2017 Manchester (UK) - Academy 3
17.02.2017 Sheffield (UK) - Corporation
18.02.2017 Wolverhampton (UK) - Slade Rooms
19.02.2017 London (UK) - Underworld
21.02.2017 Southampton (UK) - Engine Rooms
22.02.2017 Paris (France) - Backstage by the Mills
23.02.2017 Strasbourg (France) - La Laiterie
25.02.2017 Vienna (Austria) - Szene
26.02.2017 Budapest (Hungary) - A38
27.02.2017 M√ľnchen (Germany) - Feierwerk
28.02.2017 Aschaffenburg (Germany) - Colos-Saal
01.03.2017 Bochum (Germany) - Matrix / Rockpalast
02.03.2017 Vosselaar (Belgium) - Biebob

More news and studio updates for FIREWIND coming soon…
FIREWIND Discography:
Between Heaven And Hell (CD, 2002)
Burning Earth (CD, 2003)
Forged By Fire (CD, 2005)
Allegiance (CD, 2006)
The Premonition (CD/LP, 2008)
Live Premonition (CD/DVD, 2008)
Days Of Defiance (CD/LP, 2010)
Few Against Many (CD/LP, 2012)
Apotheosis - Live 2012 (CD, 2013)

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