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10 August 2011
Turisas: Supports for UK-Tour: Chthonic (TW) and Kiuas (FIN)
Turisas:  Supports for UK-Tour: Chthonic (TW) and Kiuas (FIN)
Finnish battle metal group TURISAS are pleased to announce the support bands for the upcoming UK headline tour, which will start on 27 October 2011.

Violinist Olli Vänskä says: "We're glad to be able to announce what we feel is a really strong support package for the UK shows - both bands have been to the UK before but probably haven't yet had the exposure they deserve - we'll try to change that! Make sure you get down to the shows early to experience something a little bit different!"

The support bands will be cult Taiwanese metallers Chtonic, plus fellow Finns Kiuas. The tour consists of 17 dates, including 2 co-headline gigs with Devin Townsend Project and appearance at Leeds' Damnation Festival. The dates on the tour are as follows:

Supports: Chthonic, Kiuas

27.10.2011 (UK) Brighton - Concorde 2
28.10.2011 (UK) Bristol - O2 Academy 2
29.10.2011 (UK) Plymouth - White Rabbit
31.10.2011 (UK) Norwich - Waterfront
02.11.2011 (UK) Newcastle - Northumbria Uni
03.11.2011 (UK) Glasgow - Garage
04.11.2011 (UK) Wolverhampton - Wulfrun Hall
05.11.2011 (UK) Leeds - Damnation Festival *
07.11.2011 (UK) Belfast - Limelight (co-headline with Devin Townsend) *
08.11.2011 (UK) Dublin - Whelans (co-headline with Devin Townsend) *
09.11.2011 (UK) Wrexham - Central Station
10.11.2011 (UK) Sheffield - Corporation
12.11.2011 (UK) Cardiff - University SU, The Great Hall 2
13.11.2011 (UK) Reading - Sub 89
15.11.2011 (UK) Southampton - Uni Garden Court
16.11.2011 (UK) Leicester - Sub 91
17.11.2011 (UK) Manchester - Academy 3
* without Chthonic, Kiuas

In addition to this UK tour, TURISAS headlines a show in London already on 11 October: the band is playing at HMV Forum on Heidenfest package tour along with Finntroll, Alestorm, Arkona and others. Please check out TURISAS’ websites for current updates in tour dates incl. the upcoming Heidenfest tour across Europe, news etc.

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