Last week, WINTERSUN and ELUVEITIE’s North American co-headlining tour kicked off in Tempe, AZ. It was a nearly sold out, energetic and historic show, that thrilled both the bands and audience alike. Los Angeles, Oakland, and Seattle were sold out and Calgary, Ottawa and Montreal have already sold out as well. Make sure you get your tickets before this historic tour passes you by! ELUVEITIE, WINTERSUN, VARG 11/28/12 910 Live – Tempe, AZ 11/29/12 House of Blues – Hollywood, CA (SOLD OUT!) 11/30/12 Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA (SOLD OUT!) 12/01/12 Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR 12/02/12 El Corazon – Seattle, WA (SOLD OUT!) 12/03/12 Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC – CANADA 12/05/12 Starlite Room – Edmonton, AB – CANADA 12/06/12 Republik – Calgary, AB – CANADA (SOLD OUT!) 12/07/12 Louis’ Pub – Saskatoon, SK – CANADA 12/08/12 West End Cultural Centre – Winnipeg, MB – CANADA 12/09/12 Station 4 – Saint Paul, MN 12/11/12 Bottom Lounge - Chicago, IL 12/12/12 Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH 12/13/12 The Opera House – Toronto, ON – CANADA 12/14/12 Mavericks – Ottawa, ON – CANADA (SOLD OUT!) 12/15/12 Club Soda – Montreal, QC – CANADA (SOLD OUT!) 12/16/12 Imperial – Quebec City, QC – CANADA 12/18/12 Water Street Music Hall (at The Club) – Rochester, NY 12/19/12 Mr. Small’s Theatre – Millvale, PA 12/20/12 Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY (SOLD OUT!) 12/21/12 Royale Boston – Boston, MA Swiss new wave of folk metal pioneers ELUVEITIE and WINTERSUN, are currently co-headlining a North American tour together. The trek commemorates ELUVEITIE’s 10th anniversary as well as serve as WINTERSUN’s introduction to North American shores. This momentous event also includes the German pagan metal band VARG. ELUVEITIE released The Early Years, a collection of re-rerecorded and re-mastered early material, on September 25th. ELUVEITIE scanned 4,242 copies of their latest album Helvetios in its first week of sales in the United States according to Nielson Soundscan. Helvetios came in at #143 on the US Billboard Top 200 Chart and #3 on the Heatseekers chart, making it their highest charting record yet! ELUVEITIE also cracked the Canadian Top 200 coming in at #73! Helvetios was released on February 28 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. WINTERSUN’s long awaited new album Time I was released on October 22, 2012 via Nuclear Blast. The record scanned 3,870 copies in its first week of sales in the United States according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album debuted at No. 109 on the US Billboard Top 200 chart, making it their highest first week sales yet! Music Videos: ELUVEITIE “Omnos” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msRy4vcSX4k ELUVEITIE “Inis Mona” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iijKLHCQw5o WINTERSUN “Beyond The Dark Sun” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnhdJVh9iIY