Progressive metallers THRESHOLD, SERENITY and SPHERIC UNIVERSE EXPERIENCE will team up for the first "Essence Of Progression" tour across Europe this autumn.

Austrian progressive metallers SERENITY will be THRESHOLD's special guests for the trek. They are currently promoting their second album, "Fallen Sanctuary", released in 2008 through Napalm Records. SERENITY opened for THRESHOLD during their "Live Reckoning" tour in 2007 and recently supported KAMELOT on their "Rule The World" trek.

French progressive metallers SPHERIC UNIVERSE EXPERIENCE will open the shows (except London). The band released its third album, "Unreal", in 2009. They have opened for acts such as SCORPIONS and ULI JON ROTH in France, and recently performed at the ProgPower Scandinavia and ProgPower USA festivals.

Commented SPHERIC UNIVERSE EXPERIENCE: "We are greatly honoured, proud and excited to play with such a great band we've been listening to for years."

The dates are as follows:

Oct. 29 - Essen, Germany - Zeche Carl
Oct. 30 - Aschaffenburg, Germany - Colos Saal
Nov. 01 - Pratteln, Switzerland - Z7
Nov. 02 - Munich, Germany - Backstage
Nov. 04 - Wroclaw, Poland - Firlej
Nov. 05 - Reichenbach, Germany - Bergkeller (date moved)
Nov. 06 - Verviers, Belgium - Spirit of 66
Nov. 07 - Zoetermeer, Netherlands - Boerderij

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