FIREWIND Confirmed For UK's DOWNLOAD Festival

May 16, 2008

After a storming European tour with KAMELOT, the Greek metal phenomenon FIREWIND will make its much-anticipated return to the UK this summer when it performs at this year's Download festival, set to take place the weekend of June 13-15 at Donington Park, Leicestershire, UK.

Commented guitarist Gus G.: "We're very excited about being confirmed for Download festival! It's simply THE premier rock/metal festival of Europe and we're damn proud to be a part of it! Expect a show full of fire and fury!!"

In addition to Download, FIREWIND has confirmed that it will be back in the UK for a full headlining tour in September. Gus G. continues: "It's no secret that in the UK we have the most loyal and hardcore FIREWIND fans. And we're extremely happy to announce our first extensive UK headline tour which includes nine shows in England, Scotland and Ireland, for the first time!"

The dates are as follows:

Sep. 18 - Nottingham @ Rock City
Sep. 19 - Glasgow @ Cathouse
Sep. 20 - Leeds @ Rio's
Sep. 21 - Wolverhampton @ Little Civic
Sep. 22 - Dublin @ Fibber Magees
Sep. 24 - Manchester @ Jillys Rockworld
Sep. 25 - London @ Scala
Sep. 26 - Milton Keynes @ The Pitz
Sep. 27 - Peterborough @ The Park

FIREWIND's fifth album, "The Premonition", came out on March 25.

The group's "Mercenary Man" single recently entered the Greek chart at position No. 6.

The special version of "The Premonition" comes with an o-card packaging and a bonus DVD dubbed "Live Premonition", which includes four brand-new songs from the album "The Premonition" recorded live in Thessaloniki, Greece, on January 12, 2008 as well as interviews with all of the band members.

Find more on
  • facebook
  • twitter
  • reddit
  • email

Comments Disclaimer And Information

BLABBERMOUTH.NET uses the Facebook Comments plugin to let people comment on content on the site using their Facebook account. The comments reside on Facebook servers and are not stored on BLABBERMOUTH.NET. To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@) with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).