FINLAND – Finnish traditional folk metal pioneer, Korpiklaani, has announced its headlining, “Manala North American Tour,” set to kick off in late-August. Moonsorrow, Týr and Metsatöll will accompany Korpiklaani on the run, which will come in the wake of the group’s eighth studio album, Manala, due out August 14th on Nuclear Blast. A full list of tour-dates can be seen below.
Check out the official lyric videos for the new song, “Kunnia,” (“Honor”) in both Finnish: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LINUD3zbQNk and English: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rzRWOLDTMA, taken from the upcoming Manala release. Stream “Metsälle” for an additional taste of the Manala compositions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sz05MslfJ9k. Stay tuned for more information on Korpiklaani, Manala and the “Manala North American Tour!” “Manala North American Tour” dates… Aug 25 Mexico, MEX @ Circo Volador (Korpiklaani ONLY) Aug 28 Quebec City, QC @ Imperial Theatre Aug 29 Montreal, QC @ Club Soda Aug 30 Toronto, ON @ Opera House Aug 31 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's Sep 1 Joliet, IL @ Mojoe's Sep 2 St Paul, MN @ Station-4 Sep 3 Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater Sep 4 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater Sep 5 Billings, MT @ Manny's Sep 6 Salt Lake City, UT @ TBA Sep 8 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven Sep 9 Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theater Sep 10 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater Sep 11 San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge Sep 12 Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky Sep 13 Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory Sep 14 Ramona, CA @ Ramona Mainstage Sep 15 Tempe, AZ @ Rocky Point Sep 18 Detroit, MI @ Harpo's Sep 19 Buffalo, NY @ Club Infinity Sep 20 Reading, PA @ Reverb Sep 21 Springfield, VA @ Empire Sep 22 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater Sep 23 Worcester, MA @ Palladium