Korpiklaani announce North American tour and release first video breakdown of upcoming album “Manala”

Posted by SeanB on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 7:05 AM (PST)

Finnish folk metal legends Korpiklaani have released the first in a series of track-by-track breakdowns for their upcoming album Manala.  The record is set to be released August 14, 2012 on Nuclear Blast with a North American tour to follow soon after.  Nuclear Blast USA will also be giving away a limited number of guest list spots (not a backstage pass) for the tour.  You can find out more on that right here.

Korpiklaani’s vocalist/guitarist Jonne Järvelä has issued the following statement about the tour:

“Once again we are very excited to come back to North America. It will be the first time we are able to tour on the release of our new record, Manala. We are also very pleased to be having our very good close friends from Moonsorrow, Týr and Metsatöll, so expect a great party with good friends and even better music!”

To check out the video breakdown and a list of upcoming tour dates click here.


Manala North American Tour dates:

Aug 28 – Quebec City, QC @ Imperial Theatre

Aug 29 – Montreal, QC @ Club Soda

Aug 30 – Toronto, ON @ Opera House

Aug 31 – Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s

Sep 1 – Joliet, IL @ Mojoe’s

Sep 2 – St Paul, MN @ Station-4

Sep 3 – Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater

Sep 4 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater

Sep 5 – Billings, MT @ Manny’s

Sep 6 – Salt Lake City, UT @ TBA

Sep 8 – Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven

Sep 9 – Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theater

Sep 10 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater

Sep 11 – San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge

Sep 12 – Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky

Sep 13 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory

Sep 14 – Ramona, CA @ Ramona Mainstage

Sep 15 – Tempe, AZ @ Rocky Point

Sep 18 – Detroit, MI @ Harpo’s

Sep 19 – Buffalo, NY @ Club Infinity

Sep 20 – Reading, PA @ Reverb

Sep 21 – Springfield, VA @ Empire

Sep 22 – New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater

Sep 23 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium

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