AMORPHIS To Tour North America With SWALLOW THE SUN

AMORPHIS To Tour North America With SWALLOW THE SUN

Finnish melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS will return to North America next March/April for a long-overdue headlining tour. Support on the trek will come from fellow Finns and melodic doom/death merchants SWALLOW THE SUN. AMORPHIS will also appear on select dates with thrash legends OVERKILL and Egyptian-themed technical death metal champions NILE.

"It's been a long time since we toured in North America and Canada," comments AMORPHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen. "To be honest, way too long and at some point we thought we might never be back. In show business, things are not that simple, and no matter how much AMORPHIS would like to tour, or play shows in different territories, usually it just doesn't make sense. Now it makes sense and we really wanted to make this to happen, after receiving so much positive feedback from U.S. fans.

"As it has been quite a while since the U.S. and Canadian fans have seen us, we will cover a lot of material from the latest AMORPHIS albums as well as play classics from 'Tales From The Thousand Lakes' and 'Elegy', which were groundbreaking albums to us and many fans.

"It's a great pleasure to have our country fellows SWALLOW THE SUN to join the tour as well. A great band. So there's plenty of Finnish melancholy on stage and not that many major chords are going to be played. Still we arrive with happy hearts and will rock across U.S. like never before."

AMORPHIS with OVERKILL, NILE, SWALLOW THE SUN:

Mar. 06 - Charlotte, NC - The Fillmore
Mar. 07 - Norfolk, VA - The NorVa
Mar. 08 - Washington, DC - Howard Theatre
Mar. 09 - Clifton Park, NY - Upstate Concert Hall
Mar. 10 - Providence, RI - Firehouse 13

AMORPHIS with SWALLOW THE SUN:

Mar. 12 - Philadelphia, PA - Underground Arts
Mar. 14 - New York CIty, NY - Stage 48
Mar. 15 - Ottawa, ON - Mavericks
Mar. 16 - Quebec City, QUE - Le Cercle
Mar. 17 - Montreal, QUE - FouFounes
Mar. 18 - Toronto, ONT - MOD Club
Mar. 19 - Pittsburgh, PA - Rex Theater
Mar. 21 - Cleveland, OH - Agora Ballroom
Mar. 22 - Columbus, OH - Ace of Cups
Mar. 23 - Louisville, KY - Diamond Pub and Billiards
Mar. 24 - Westland, MI - Token Lounge
Mar. 25 - Cudahy, WI - The Metal Grill
Mar. 26 - Chicago, IL - Reggie's
Mar. 28 - Minneapolis, MN - The Cabooze
Mar. 29 - Winnipeg, MB - Park Theatre
Mar. 30 - Regina, SK - The Exchange
Mar. 31 - Edmonton, AL - Starlite Room
Apr. 01 - Calgary, AL - Dickens
Apr. 02 - Kelowna, BC - Level
Apr. 03 - Vancouver, BC - Rickshaw Theater
Apr. 04 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
Apr. 07 - West Hollywood, CA - Whiskey a Go Go
Apr. 08 - Anaheim, CA - City National Grove
Apr. 09 - Tempe, AZ - Club Red
Apr. 11 - Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater
Apr. 12 - Merriam, KS - Aftershock
Apr. 14 - Dallas, TX - Trees
Apr. 15 - SanAntonio, TX - Fitzgeralds
Apr. 16 - Houston, TX - Scout Bar
Apr. 17 - New Orleans, LA - Southport Hall
Apr. 18 - Tampa, FL - Orpheum
Apr. 19 - Orlando, FL - The Haven
Apr. 20 - Athens, GA - Georgia Theatre
Apr. 21 - Baltimore, MD - Soundstage
Apr. 23 - Amityville, NY - Revolution Bar and Music Hall

AMORPHIS's latest album, "Under The Red Cloud", was released on September 4, 2015 via Nuclear Blast.

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