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Ensiferum Announce Dates in UK and Ireland in February 2016

Ensiferum Announce Dates in UK and Ireland in February 2016

Finnish Metal warriors ENSIFERUM have just announced dates in the UK and Ireland kicking off in Bristol on February 18, 2015.

Sami Hinkka Comments: “Hi folks! We are extremely happy to announce that in February 2016 we shall raid UK with our fellow folkmetallers Metsatöll! Then it might be the coldest and the darkest time of winter but these gigs will set your warrior spirit on fire! See you in moshpit!”

ENSIFERUM + Metsatöll

February 2016

18th         BRISTOL – Marble Factory

19th         MANCHESTER – Sound Control

20th         DUBLIN – Voodoo Lounge

21st         BELFAST – Limelight 2

23rd         GLASGOW – Classic Grand

24th         BIRMINGHAM – Rainbow Warehouse

25th         LONDON – O2 Islington Academy

Other ENSIFERUM dates coming up:

ENSIFERUM

Supporting Children Of Bodom

09/12/15 FI – Tampere / Tähtiareena

10/12/15 FI – Seinäjoki / Rytmikorjaamo

11/12/15 FI – Jyväskylä / Paviljonk

12/12/15 FI – Oulu / Super Park

ENSIFERUM

+ t.b.a.

01/04/16 DE – Lichtenfels – Ragnarök Festival

02/04/16 NL – Rotterdam – Maasilo

03/04/16 BE – Antwerp – Trix

04/04/16 DE – Frankfurt – Batschkapp

05/04/16 LU – Esch/Alzette – Kulturfabrik

06/04/16 DE – Hannover – Capitol

07/04/16 DK – Copenhagen – Amager Bio

08/04/16 DE – Leipzig – Hellraiser

09/04/16 AT – Wien – Szene

10/04/16 HU – Budapest – Barba Negra Club

12/04/16 RO – Bucharest – Arenele Romane

13/04/16 BG – Sofia – Mixtape 5 Club

14/04/16 SR – Belgrade – Dom Omladine

15/04/16 HR – Zagreb – Vintage

16/04/16 DE – Burglengenfeld – VAZ Pfarrheim

17/04/16 CH – Solothurn – Kulturfabrik Kofmehl

18/04/16 IT – Milan – Fabrique

19/04/16 DE – Karlsruhe – Substage

20/04/16 IT – Köln – Live Music Hall

21/04/16 DE – Berlin – Columbia Theater

ENSIFERUM’s “One Man Army” debuted at #167 on Billboard’s Top 200 Current Albums Chart, #19 on Billboard’s Hard Music Chart, #36 on Billboard’s Independent Albums Chart and #9 on Billboard’s Heekseekers Chart. In Canada, “One Man Army” placed at #69 on the Top 200 Current Albums Chart, #13 on the Hard Music Chart and #126 on the Digital Music Charts.

On the Official Top 100 Charts in Europe, the record earned the coveted #1 slot in Finland, #15 Germany, #37 Austria and #24 Switzerland. Additionally, ENSIFERUM’s “One Man Army” has ranked among the top five entries in the iTunes Metal Charts in multiple territories.

ENSIFERUM’s “One Man Army” is out now via Metal Blade Records. Order yours today at metalblade.com/ensiferum where you’ll also find the band’s recently debuted “One Man Army” video and companion making-of footage. For iTunes orders, point your browser to itunes.apple.com/album/id956849251.

Links:

http://www.facebook.com/Ensiferum

http://www.ensiferum.com

http://www.metalblade.com/ensiferum

About Louise Swift

I first went to a gig in 1981, Gillan at Leeds University. I've been a regular gig goer ever since. I haven't kept count of how many gigs I've been to over the intervening years, but it's a lot! My favourite bands are AC/DC then, in no particular order, Anti-Nowhere League, Slaughter and the Dogs, Towers of London and Dirt Box Disco. I tend to like Glam/Punk and rude offensive lyrics, not sure what that says about me but as Animal would say 'So What!' The question was recently put to me - did I write for any online publications? My reply - No, but I'd like to! Planetmosh was suggested and I found myself offering to review Aces High Festival. Easy peasy I thought! Well not quite, if a jobs worth doing it's worth doing well! I had sixteen bands to research. I found I actually enjoyed that and it kept me too busy to be making lunatic comments on Facebook! ;) Then I felt a bit inadequately qualified. I mean, who am I to comment on others, when my musical expertise extends to being able to play a mean Greensleeves on the recorder and a passable Annie's song on the flute! Haven't picked up either instrument for years! What I do have, however, is over 30 years of experience as a gig goer, so I can comment on what I like and what I don't! It's only my opinion and, if I don't like a band it doesn't mean they are bad, just not to my own liking. I admire anyone who has the guts to get up on that stage and have a go!
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