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22 February 2011
Turisas: “Stand Up And Fight” trailer online, album out later this week
Turisas:  “Stand Up And Fight” trailer online, album out later this week
TURISAS have just released a trailer about their upcoming album: www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vs4MHrxAxw

“Stand Up And Fight” will be out in the first territories this week:
Finland/Japan: February 23rd, 2011
Germany/Austria/Switzerland: February 25th, 2011
Europe/UK: February 28th, 2011
Australia/NZ: March 4th, 2011
North America: March 8th, 2011

It will be available in the following formats:
Ltd. Mediabook with Bonus-CD (2 additional tracks, special acoustic live performance as CD enhancement)
Gatefold LP + the entire album on CD
Digital Download

The biggest, boldest and most gloriously extravagant album of the band’s career, “Stand Up And Fight” erupts like the ultimate heavy metal musical, with many layers of orchestration and choral harmonies adding to these songs’ intense sense of drama and mischief. Although remaining true to the spirit of past TURISAS records, the new album, which was mixed by Jens Bogren (Opeth/Katatonia) at Fascination Street in Sweden, takes the Finns to a whole new level of depth and bravado, as their unmistakable sound expands before our very ears, consistently conjuring up vivid images of the Vikings’ ongoing adventures.

In case you are interested to learn more please check out an in depth interview:
Part 1: www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlbAV987Vo4
Part 2: www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjuSGCxyrcc
The interview was filmed at the Dechenhoehle in Iserlohn.

Another step on the mighty Finns march towards world domination is their current North American tour with Cradle Of Filth and Nachtmystium as well as touring (mainly) Germany, Austria, Switzerland with Die Apokalyptischen Reiter. Keep your eyes peeled for more dates and festivals!

Stand Up And Fight Tour 2011
17.03.2011 (UK) London - O2 Academy Islington
18.03.2011 (UK) Prestatyn - HammerFest
19.03.2011 (UK) Nottingham - Rock City
20.03.2011 (B) Biebob - Vosselaar (rescheduled show, original tickets remain valid!)
21.03.2011 (F) Paris - Le Nouveau Casino
22.03.2011 (NL) Amsterdam - Melkweg
...to be continued...

TURISAS with Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
“Moral & Wahnsinn Tour 2011”
Presented by: Rock Hard, Guitar, Orkus, IM1TV
Opening Act: Akrea

24.03.2011 (D) Cologne - Live Music Hall
25.03.2011 (D) Bremen - Aladin
26.03.2011 (D) Dresden - Alter Schlachthof
27.03.2011 (D) Nuernberg - Loewensaal
29.03.2011 (D) Stuttgart - LKA Longhorn
30.03.2011 (D) Munich - Backstage
31.03.2011 (A) Graz - PPC
01.04.2011 (A) Linz - Posthof
02.04.2011 (A) Vienna - Szene
03.04.2011 (HUN) Budapest - Wigwam
05.04.2011 (D) Wuerzburg - Posthalle
06.04.2011 (D) Herford - X
07.04.2011 (D) Oberhausen - Turbinenhalle
08.04.2011 (D) Darmstadt - Centralstation
09.04.2011 (D) Kaiserslautern - Kammgarn
10.04.2011 (CH) Pratteln - Z7
12.04.2011 (D) Memmingen - Kaminwerk
13.04.2011 (D) Hannover - Capitol
14.04.2011 (D) Kassel - Nachthallen
15.04.2011 (D) Berlin - Huxleys
16.04.2011 (D) Erfurt - Stadtgarten
17.04.2011 (D) Hamburg - Markthalle
Tickets: www.extratix.de

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