Ghost Brigade kick off European tour

Ghost Brigade kick off European tour

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GHOST BRIGADE will embark on a string of European concerts today. The Finnish masters of melancholic heaviness will be joined by AGRIMONIA from Sweden and Estonian TALBOT. The tour, presented by Metal Hammer, Germany and Metal.de, is kicking off in Germany at the Magnet, Berlin tonight and runs through seven more countries until a final show in Hamburg on the 17th of February. You can find a full list of confirmed dates below.

The band commented:

“Friends! We are excited to announce our first European tour in three years this February! We will bring great support bands with us, which both released excellent new albums and have been in heavy rotation among GHOST BRIGADE members. AGRIMONIA, feature members from AT THE GATES, MARTYRDÖD and more, come from Gothenburg, Sweden. TALBOT are a sludgy duo from Tallinn, Estonia. We saw these guys recently live and well… we had no other choice but to ask them to come on tour with us. Great band, period. See you all on the road!”

06 Feb 15 Berlin (DE) Magnet
07 Feb 15 Wroclaw (PL) Liverpool
08 Feb 15 Wien (AT) Arena
09 Feb 15 Salzburg (AT) Rockhouse
10 Feb 15 München (DE) Backstage
11 Feb 15 Aarau (CH) Kiff
12 Feb 15 Paris (FR) Glazart
13 Feb 15 London (UK) The Purple Turtle
14 Feb 15 Haarlem (NL) Patronaat
15 Feb 15 Essen (DE) Turock
16 Feb 15 Antwerpen (BE) Kavka
17 Feb 15 Hamburg (DE) Hafenklang
21 Mar 15 Turku (FI) Klubi

13 Aug 15 Dinkelsbühl (DE) Summer Breeze Open Air (Exact date tbc)

GHOST BRIGADE are touring in support of their current album ‘IV – One with the Storm’. Artwork and tracklist can be viewed below.

1. Wretched Blues
2. Departures
3. Aurora
4. Disembodied Voices
5. Electra Complex
6. Stones and Pillars
7. Anchored
8. The Knife
9. Long Way to the Graves
10. Elämä On Tulta

GHOST BRIGADE are streaming their previous album ‘Until Fear No Longer Defines Us’ (2011) in its entirety here:

GHOST BRIGADE return to deliver a perfect lecture in dark melancholy and heart wrenching pain. “IV – One with the Storm” takes exactly those subtle steps ahead that makes the Finns sound exciting and fresh again. While their previous full-length “Until Fear No Longer Defines Us” (2011) successfully dwelled on the themes and ways established by the “Isolation Songs” (2009) masterpiece, the band understood they had to move on or fall into the trap of repetition. Sure, GHOST BRIGADE remain in essence true to the formula already established by their acclaimed debut “Guided By Fire” (2007), which amalgamates Post-Rock, Metalcore, Progressive Rock, Death and Doom Metal into a highly emotional musical experience. Yet the changes in their line-up can be felt such as new keyboard patterns by Joni Vanhanen. Adding to this, singer Manne Ikonen’s hard work on his performance reveals itself remarkably in the enhanced clear vocal passages. “IV – One with the Storm” furthermore comes with a state of the art production by the band and Tuomas Kokko at Electric Fox Studios, Finland. Founded in the year 2005, GHOST BRIGADE quickly gained a solid fan base though their passionate live performance and invitations to prestigious festivals such as Summer Breeze, Graspop and Wacken Open Air, Hellfest, Graspop, Summer Breeze and Tuska. Having scored “Album of the Month” titles in German Metal Hammer for their previous two albums and similarly high results elsewhere, GHOST BRIGADE are now ready for the next step. “IV – One with the Storm” will capture your heart and head!

Line-up
Manne Ikonen: vocals
Tommi Kiviniemi: guitar
Wille Naukkarinen: guitar
Veli-Matti Suihkonen: drums
Joni Saalamo: bass
Joni Vanhanen: keyboards

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