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25 February 2011
Turisas: “Stand Up And Fight” album stream on MySpace, confirmed for Download Festival, UK
Turisas:  “Stand Up And Fight” album stream on MySpace, confirmed for Download Festival, UK
Head over to www.myspace.com/turisasofficial in order to enjoy a stream of TURISAS’ “Stand Up And Fight” that was released in their native Finland and Japan yesterday!

The rest of the world will follow over the next few days:
Germany/Austria/Switzerland: February 25th, 2011
Europe/UK: February 28th, 2011
Australia/NZ: March 4th, 2011
North America: March 8th, 2011

The Finnish Battle Metal warriors are confirmed for this year’s edition of the prestigious Download Festival (Donington Park, UK, 10.-12.06.2011).

Mathias Nygard, vocals: “One of the best festival memories ever dates back to Download '07, walking up on the main stage before noon and getting that roaring response from the enormous crowd. What the fuck were they even doing up at that hour?? In ‘07 we had just released our previous album ‘The Varangian Way’ and now, four years later, we return to Donington with a brand new album again. It's going to be massive and I can't tell you how excited we all are to finally be back in the Mecca of Rock n Roll. Be prepared, TURISAS will paint the festival red and black!”

“Stand Up And Fight” is 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
Please check the band’s facebook for several pre-order options.

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.

Also, click on www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vs4MHrxAxw for an album trailer.

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
10.-12.06.2011 (UK) Donington Park - Download Festival
...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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