FIREWIND Tap Singer Mats Leven For European Tour Starting Next Week

September 2, 2011, 7 years ago

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FIREWIND frontman Apollo Papathanasio has been forced to miss the band’s imminent European tour due to family issues. Apollo will be back with the band for their North American Frets Of Fury tour dates in October. Apollo’s replacement for the European Defiance Over Europe”dates is singer Mats Leven (THERION, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN).

Firewind’s European tour starts out next week on September 9th in the UK and will additionally cover The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy and France with support coming from Swedish metallers and labelmates WOLF.

The dates for both the European and the North American tours are in support of the Firewind album release Days Of Defiance. Check out a trailer and the itinerary below:

The Defiance Over Europe with Wolf tour dates:

September

9 - Southampton, England - Talking Head
10 - Manchester, England - Moho
11 - Glasgow, Scotland - Apollo 23
12 - Reading, England - Sub 89
14 - Zoetermeer, Netherlands - Boerderij
15 - Den Bosch, Netherlands - W2
16 - Kerkrade, Netherlands - Rock Temple
17 - Vosselaar, Belgium - Biebob
18 - Cologne, Germany - Underground
19 - Aschaffenburg, Germany - Colos Saal
20 - Hamburg, Germany - Knust
22 - Vienna, Austria - Szene
23 - Brunico, Italy - UFO
24 - Pisa, Italy - Borderline
26 - Paris, France - Le Nouveau Casino

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The Frets Of Fury tour with ARSIS, WHITE WIZZARD and NIGHTRAGE:

October

9 - St Petersburg, FL - The State Theater
10 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade
11 - Springfield, VA - Jaxx
12 - New York, NY - Gramercy Theater
13 - Manchester, NH - Rocko's
14 - Montreal, QC - Les Foufounes Electriques
15 - Ottawa, ON - Maverick's
16 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's
18 - Joliet, IL - Mojoe's
19 - St Paul, MN - Station 4
20 - Winnipeg, MB - The Osborne Village Inn
21 - Edmonton, AB - Pawn Shop
22 - Kelowna, BC - Sapphire Nightclub
23 - Vancouver, BC - Rickshaw Theater
24 - Seattle, WA - Studio Seven
25 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theater
26 - San Francisco, CA - Slim's
27 - Hollywood, CA - The Whisky A Go Go


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