WINTERSUN Drop Off Castle Rock Festival Bill, KORPIKLAANI Confirmed As Replacement

June 29, 2013, a year ago

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According to the organizers of the Castle Rock festival, taking place July 12th - 13th in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, WINTERSUN have been forced to drop off the bill as one of the headliners. They have been replaced by Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI, who will perform on July 13th.
Wintersun regrets having to drop off the bill and have agreed to play the Castle Rock festival in 2014 Festival details here. After several sold-out shows last year on their inaugural North American co-headlining tour with ELUVEITIE, Finnish epic metallers Wintersun will return to North American shores once again for a headlining tour this August/September. Joining them are Italian symphonic death metal champions FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE, melodic tech-death kings ARSIS and up-and-comers STARKILL. Says Wintersun: "We're thrilled to return to North America for a full-scale headliner tour in August and September! It will be our first longer own headlining tour ever and this time, without any setlist length limitations, we'll be able to offer the North American crowds a special show - representing both the Wintersun and Time I albums. There might also be some surprises in the setlist as well... We are really looking forward to sharing the live magic with YOU, all the fans out there!"
North American tour dates: August 6 - Silver Spring, MD - The Fillmore 7 - Philadelphia, PA - Theater of Living Arts 8 - New York, NY - Irving Plaza 9 - Boston, MA - The Sinclair 10 - Montreal, QC (Heavy MTL) * 11 - Toronto, ON - The Opera House 13 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's 14 - Cleveland, OH - House Of Blues 15 - Chicago, IL - House Of Blues 16 - Detroit, MI - St. Andrew's Hall 17 - St. Paul, MN - Station 4 18 - Winnipeg, MB - Park Theatre 19 - Regina, SK - Riddell Center @ UoR 20 - Edmonton, AB - The Starlite Room 21 - Vancouver, BC - Rickshaw Theater 23 - Seattle, WA - Studio Seven 24 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theater 25 - San Francisco, CA - DNA Lounge 26 - West Hollywood, CA - House Of Blues 27 - Anaheim, CA - House Of Blues 28 - San Diego, CA - House Of Blues 29 - Tempe, AZ - Joe's Grotto 31 - Dallas, TX - House Of Blues September 1 - Houston, TX - House Of Blues 3 - Fort Lauderdale, FL - Revolution 4 - Orlando, FL - House Of Blues 5 - Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade 6 - Charlotte, NC - The Fillmore *Wintersun only

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