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DARK TRANQUILLITY announce European co-headline tour for Spring 2022


After such a long time without concerts, Sweden’s Dark Tranquillity and Finland’s Ensiferum are teaming up for a long-awaited tour with new music to be presented live to fans across Europe.

The tour kicks off April 1st in Sweden’s capital Stockholm and continues through 23 countries across Europe, ending back in Goteborg on May 27th after 53 shows. The Special Guests for each show will be announced shortly, so keep an eye out for these over the next few months.

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Ensiferum launches lyric video for “Run from the Crushing Tide”


This past July, Ensiferum released their critically acclaimed full-length, Thalassic, via Metal Blade Records – which landed on the worldwide charts:
–Finland: #1 – official albums chart
–Germany: #3 – official albums chart
–Switzerland: #5 – official albums chart
–USA: #10 – current hard music albums chart
–USA: #14 – top new artist albums chart
–USA: #26 – current rock albums chart
–USA: #94 – top current albums chart
–Canada: #7 – hard music albums chart
–UK: #11 – rock / metal album chart 
–Belgium: #22 – official albums chart (Wallonia)
–Belgium: #83 – official albums chart (Flanders)
–Austria: #26 – official albums chart

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Ensiferum launches lyric video for “For Sirens”


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Last Friday (July 10th), Ensiferum released their new full-length, Thalassic, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of Thalassic, a lyric video for the album track “For Sirens” can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/8WRG7MQvrrY
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INTERVIEW: Ensiferum


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Finnish folk metal trailblazers Ensiferum are releasing their eighth album ‘Thalassic’ on July 10th 2020 via Metal Blade Records which is their first themed album and first to feature new member, keyboard player/lead clean vocalist Pekka Montin, both of which pave the way to this being their most ambitious and exciting release yet.

We had a chat with guitarist and vocalist Petri Lindroos to find out more about the upcoming release, what it is like to release a new album during the Covid 19 crisis and the uncertain times and future of live shows and music…

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REVIEW: Ensiferum – ‘Thalassic’


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REVIEW: Ensiferum – ‘Thalassic’ by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy

Ensiferum are pioneers in melodic folk metal and their new eighth album ‘Thalassic’ which is released July 10th 2020 via Metal Blade Records asserts this yet again. The album’s title translates from ancient Greek as “of or relating to seas” and this theme is strong throughout and the mythology touched upon in the album helps take the bands sound to another level being their most forceful offering yet.

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Ensiferum releases video for new single, “Andromeda”


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On July 10th, Ensiferum will release their new album, Thalassic, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of Thalassic, a video for the new single, “Andromeda” (directed by Vesa Ranta and recorded on Rankki Island, Finland), can be seen at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgF38ZQJAPU
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