Tour de Force



finnish metal tourFinland is the new Sweden. Or the new black. Or something.

The Finnish Metal Tour, featuring Finntroll, Moonsorrow, Swallow the Sun and Survivors Zero was announced this past December, at which point our nipples instantly became hard. But now we’ve been asked on as an official sponsor and hey, lookee at that, our logo’s at the top of this here tour poster all fancy-lookin’ and shit!

We’ve yet to see Finntroll live but MS Uber-Suckalo groverXIII loooooooves this band and the dude generally has good taste, so we’ll have to trust him. Moonsorrow completely annihilated New York when they came through as part of the second Paganfest tour last year, and even though they weren’t the headliners they were easily the stand-out band on that bill. Swallow the Sun are Swallow the motherfucking Sun, always epic, always awesome. And we haven’t heard of Survivors Zero yet, but I’m listening to their MySpace page now and I really like what I’m hearing. This is definitely one of the most exciting tour lineups of Spring 2010.

Stream the new Finntroll track at Metal Insider then check out the full list of tour dates after the jump.

Apr. 06 – Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
Apr. 07 – Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
Apr. 08 – New York City, NY @ Grammercy Theater
Apr. 09 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium
Apr. 10 – Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
Apr. 11 – Quebec City, QC @ Imperial
Apr. 12 – Toronto, ON @ Opera House
Apr. 13 – Cleveland, OH @ Peabodys
Apr. 14 – Detroit, MI @ Blondie’s
Apr. 15 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
Apr. 16 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
Apr. 17 – St. Paul, MN @ Station 4
Apr. 19 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird
Apr. 21 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
Apr. 22 – Vancouver, BC @ Red Room
Apr. 23 – Portland, OR @ Peters Room
Apr. 24 – San Francisco, CA @ Thee Parkside
Apr. 25 – West Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues
Apr. 26 – Mesa, AZ @ U.B.’s
Apr. 27 – Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
Apr. 29 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s
Apr. 30 – Houston, TX @ Meridian
May 01 – Ft. Worth, TX @ Ridglea Theater

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