KORPIKLAANI are set to release their ninth full length studio album Noita, on May 1st (Europe) and May 4th (N. America) via Nuclear Blast. Today, the first track-by-track video which breaks down the songs from their upcoming album Noita, has been made available. Watch Jonne, Sami and Tuomas explain the meaning behind the songs “Viinamäen Mies“, “Pilli On Pajusta Tehty“ and “Lempo” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5hEe-IBGrk Listen to the first single “Lempo” here: https://youtu.be/GWCowljfU0s Noita is the first KORPIKLAANI release to feature new accordion player Sami Perttula. Perttula's joining the band has added another dimension in the band's folk arrangements alongside Fiddler Tuomas Rounakari. The album was recorded at Petrax Studios with musician and producer Aksu Hanttu. Jan Yrlund (MANOWAR, SIRENIA etc), of Darkgrove Design, created the artwork. Yrlund has created all of the KORPIKLAANI artwork in recent years and once again has come up with another masterpiece. Pre-order the album here: http://smarturl.it/KORPIKLAANI-NoitaNB. Don’t miss the chance to see KORPIKLAANI live at the following dates: KORPIKLAANI, ENSIFERUM, TROLLFEST 06-May-15 - Los Angeles, CA - House of Blues 07-May-15 - San Francisco, CA - Slim’s 08-May-15 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theater 09-May-15 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon 10-May-15 - Vancouver, BC - Rickshaw Theatre 12-May-15 - Calgary, AB - Republik 13-May-15 - Edmonton, AB - Union Hall 15-May-15 - Denver, CO - Summit Music Hall 16-May-15 - Lincoln, NE - Bourbon Theatre 17-May-15 - Minneapolis, MN - Mill City Nights 18-May-15 - Chicago, IL - Bottom Lounge 19-May-15 - Cleveland, OH - Agora Theatre 20-May-15 - Toronto, ON - Opera House 21-May-15 - Ottawa, ON - Mavericks 22-May-15 - Montreal, QC - Club Soda 23-May-15 - Quebec City, QC - Imperial de Quebec 24-May-15 - Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall 26-May-15 - Pittsburgh, PA - Mr. Small’s Theatre 27-May-15 - Baltimore, MD - Baltimore Soundstage 28-May-15 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of Living Arts 29-May-15 - New York, NY - Irving Plaza More on Noita: Album trailer #1 http://youtu.be/Wxp-vUzyXpY Album trailer #2 https://youtu.be/oQuMBWACEkM Visit KORPIKLAANI Online: www.korpiklaani.com | www.facebook.com/korpiklaani | www.nuclearblast.de/korpiklaani