18 January 2012
Triptykon: To Be One Of The Headliners Of 2012's Metalfest Festival Tour
We are proud to be able to announce that Triptykon has been invited to be one of the groups to appear as part of Rock The Nation's massive "Metalfest 2012" open air festival tour. "Metalfest" will take place in June 2012, in seven European locations. In several of these locations, Triptykon will headline the second stage.
The following are the planned "Metalfest 2012" dates:
May 31 to June 2, 2012: Mining, Metalfest Austria
May 31 to June 2, 2012: Dessau, Metalfest East Germany
June 1 to June 3, 2012: Jaworzno, Metalfest Poland
June 3 to June 5, 2012: Zadar, Metalfest Croatia
June 5 to June 7, 2012: Monza, Metalfest Italy
June 7 to June 9, 2012: Loreley, Metalfest West Germany
June 7 to June 10, 2012: Pratteln, Metalfest Switzerland
June 8 to June 10, 2012: Plzen, Metalfest Czech Republic
Among the bands participating in 2012's "Metalfest" are: Hypocrisy, Behemoth, Kreator, Fear Factory, Death Angel, Ensiferum, In Extremo, Legion Of The Damned, Dark Tranquillity, Vader, Swallow The Sun as well as many more.
For further information and updates please refer to: metalfest.eu
Additionally, Triptykon has been confirmed to appear at Norway's legendary Inferno Festival, held from April 4 to 7, 2012, in Oslo, Norway. Triptykon guitarist and singer Tom Gabriel Warrior was part on an Inferno Festival discussion panel on the future of extreme metal in 2008. At the same festival, Warrior was a guest vocalist for Norway's 1349, joining them onstage to perform their cover version of Celtic Frost's "The Usurper". This is the very first time, however, that Warrior will perform at Inferno with his own band, Triptykon.
Further groups to appear at Inferno Festival 2012 so far include Arcturus, Borknagar. Witchery. Anaal Nathrakh. Agalloch. Absu, Solstafir and many more.
For updates please refer to: infernofestival.net
As previously announced, Triptykon will take part of Metal Hammer's "Destroyers Of The Faith" 2012 UK Tour together with Cannibal Corpse, Enslaved and Job For A Cowboy. The dates are as follows:
March 7, 2012 Bristol O2 Academy, UK
March 8, 2012 Glasgow O2 ABC, UK
March 9, 2012 Manchester Academy, UK
March 10, 2012 London HMV Forum, UK
March 11, 2012 Birmingham HMV Institute, UK
Triptykon continue to promote their current album "Eparistera Daimones" and its follow-up "Shatter" EP. Check out the video for the latter's title-track here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrRi25jZRFY URL oder TEXT
Most recently, Triptykon successfully completed the "Hatefest 2011" tour all over Europe together with Kataklysm, Marduk and many others.