Euroblast Collective, Avocado Booking, InsideOut Music and Century Media Records have teamed up to bring you the finest in contemporary progressive metal with the first instalment of the Euroblast Tour.
Northwest America's STEALING AXION open the show with their melodic and expansive sound, followed by the djenty poundings of Sweden's VILDHJARTA and UK's technical power groove masters MONUMENTS as rotating direct support. The night will be closed by one of the most technically accomplished players in modern metal, JEFF LOOMIS of Nevermore fame, whose ability to push so many different boundaries of what's humanly possible on seven strings, makes him the perfect headliner.
MONUMENTS (rotating direct support)
VILDHJARTA (rotating direct support)
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17.10.12 (D) Munich - Feierwerk
18.10.12 (CH) Aarau - Kiff
20.10.12 (D) Cologne - Euroblast Festival
21.10.12 (UK) Brighton - Audio
22.10.12 (UK) Reading - Sub89
23.10.12 (UK) Liverpool - O2 Academy 2
24.10.12 (UK) Glasgow - Cathouse
25.10.12 (IRL) Dublin - The Village
26.10.12 (UK) Leeds - The Well
27.10.12 (UK) Birmingham - O2 Academy 3
28.10.12 (UK) London - Underworld
29.10.12 (B) Antwerp - Trix
30.10.12 (NL) Kerkrade - The Rock Temple
31.10.12 (D) Muenster - Sputnikhalle
01.11.12 (N) Oslo - Sub Scene
02.11.12 (S) Gothenburg - Sticky Fingers
05.11.12 (FIN) Helsinki - Tavastia
07.11.12 (DK) Copenhagen - Templet
08.11.12 (D) Berlin - Magnet
09.11.12 (SK) Bratislava - Majestic Music Club
10.11.12 (CZ) Prague - Hoodoo
11.11.12 (H) Budapest - Dürer Kert
12.11.12 (A) Vienna - Arena
13.11.12 (I) Rome - Traffic Club
14.11.12 (I) Legnano - Land Of Live Club
"Plains of Oblivion" (Jeff Loomis), "Gnosis" (Monuments), "Måsstaden" (Vildhjarta) and "Moments" (Stealing Axion) are all out now via Century Media and Inside Out Music.
Needless to say that the tour will stop at the Euroblast Festival in Cologne that has grown to become the most important event in the progressive and technical metal calendar since its inception in 2008.