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04 June 2013
Firewind: First song off upcoming live-release and online trailer launched; Pre-order links!
Firewind:  First song off upcoming live-release and online trailer launched; Pre-order links!
FIREWIND, Greece's leading metal band spearheaded by guitar-wizard and Ozzy Osbourne band member Gus G., will be releasing a new live album entitled "Apotheosis - Live 2012" on June 24th, 2013 via Century Media Records in Europe and on July 24th, 2013 via Marquee Records in japan, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the band in style.

A first song from "Apotheosis - Live 2012" has been launched online via the website of Germany's Classic Rock Magazine. Check out the powerful song "Few Against Many" here: classicrockmag.de

A promotional online trailer for the release including more sound samples can be viewed here: youtu.be

"Apotheosis - Live 2012" European pre-order link:

Here is the complete tracklisting for the release:

FIREWIND - "Apotheosis - Live 2012"
1. Head Up High
2. Wall Of Sound
3. Allegiance
4. Few Against Many
5. The Departure
6. Heading For The Dawn
7. Losing My Mind
8. World On Fire
9. Guitar Solo 2012
10. SKG
11. Between Heaven And Hell
12. Piano Solo
13. Edge Of A Dream
14. Mercenary Man
15. Glorious
16. Maniac
17. Falling To Pieces

The 17 songs featured on this powerful sounding live-release were recorded at special anniversary shows in Greece as well as all over Europe during the band's "Few Against Many" tour in 2012 and comes with a playing time of 69 minutes, featuring a great overview of the band's 7-albums spanning career so far as well as quite a different tracklisting than 2008's "Live Premonition" release. "Apotheosis - Live 2012" also marks the final FIREWIND release with longterm singer Apollo Papathanasio, who left the band by the end of last year. He has ever since been be replaced by Kelly Sundown Carpenter (Adagio, Beyond Twilight) as session frontman for all 2013 live-activities.

The cover artwork for "Apotheosis - Live 2012", which will be released as Digipak in its first limited edition pressing, was designed by FIREWIND's longtime partner in all design matters including the band's latest studio album release "Few Against Many" (2012), Gustavo Sazes / abstrata.net (Arch Enemy, Angra, Dream Evil, etc.) based on live photography by Hans-W. Rock.

More FIREWIND - "Few Against Many" online action:
Album "track by track" video with Gus G., Pt. 1: www.youtube.com
Album "track by track" video with Gus G., Pt. 2:
Album EPK-clip: www.youtube.com
"Wall Of Sound" official video: www.youtube.com
"Edge Of A Dream (Feat. Apocalyptica)" official video: www.youtube.com
"Glorious" live clip (O2's fancams): www.youtube.com
"Few Against Many" guitar play-through video: www.youtube.com
"Another Dimension" guitar play-through video: www.youtube.com

Here is a list of all upcoming FIREWIND live-dates:

FIREWIND @ European Festivals 2013:
07.06.2013 Sölvesborg (Sweden) - Sweden Rock Festival / www.swedenrock.com
15.06.2013 La Gineta / Albacete (Spain) - Ginetarock Festival / www.ginetarockfestival.es
09.08 2013 Derbyshire (UK) - Bloodstock Open Air www.bloodstock.uk.com
10.08.2013 Berlin (Germany) - DRK-Rocks Festival www.drk-rocks.de
15.08.2013 Dinkelsbühl (Germany) - Summer Breeze Open Air / www.summer-breeze.de

On June 8th, 2013 FIREWIND will be featured on a comprehensive documentary about the recent Full Metal Cruise show on Germany's ZDF.kultur channel at 21:15 / 9:15 PM. A trailer for the program can be seen here: www.youtube.com
And more details can be found here:

FIREWIND online: