Ensiferum Plan To Release New Album In September

Ensiferum are set to enter Astia Studio in Lappeenranta, Finland to begin tracking their new album. The effort is tentatively set to be released in September. You can read more about that in the below Instagram post:

NEW ALBUM NEWS! Ensiferum recently entered the Astia-studio in Lappeenranta, Finland, where the band recorded a few demo songs for their upcoming seventh full-length, set to be released September 2017 via Metal Blade Records. The quintet will soon return to the Astia studio to begin recording this new album, which will be produced once again by Anssi Kippo (Children Of Bodom, Impaled Nazarene, Entwine etc.). Sami Hinkka (bass) comments: "Hi Folks! So, as some of you might have already noticed from our social media channels, we are getting ready to go record the next Ensiferum album pretty soon. Just a few weeks ago, we recorded demo versions with Anssi Kippo, who also recorded and produced 'One Man Army'. The demo session went smoothly, and working with Anssi is always such a pleasure because he is so full of creative ideas with a positive attitude. The goal for the new album will be to capture Ensiferum's live energy on the songs, and we also plan to use analog recording as much as possible to guarantee the best possible sound. The song material will include familiar elements, but like we always love to do, we will also take Ensiferum's mighty warship to unexplored seas of musical madness. More info later." Before the album's release, European fans will be able to catch Ensiferum at various festivals this summer. See below for all dates, with more shows to be announced soon! Ensiferum tour dates: Mar. 31 – Full Metal Mountain – Troepolach, Austria Apr. 1 – Rock In Hell – Colmar, France Apr. 7 – Metal Franconia Festival – Dettelbach, Germany Apr. 8 – Durbuy Rock Festival – Durbuy, Belgium June 3 – Metal Open Air Plzen – Plzen, Czech Republic June 30 – Rockfest Barcelona – Barcelona, Spain July 1 – Hoernerfest – Brande-Hoernerkirchen, Germany July 13 – Dong Open Air – Neukirchen – Vlyn, Germany More news soon! 📸 – Hannah Whittle #Ensiferum #newalbum #guessthetitle #folkmetal

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Iced Earth, Ensiferum, Kataklysm & Unearth Set For 2016 MTV Headbangers Ball Tour In Europe

Iced Earth will be headlining the 2016 MTV Headbangers Ball Tour in Europe. Other artists set to appear include: Ensiferum, Kataklysm and Unearth.

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Tour Dates:

12/01 Berlin, GER – Huxleys
12/02 Obderhausen, GER – Ruhrpott Metal Meeting
12/03 Leipzig, GER – Hellraiser
12/04 Hamburg, GER – Markthalle
12/05 Tilburg, NET – 013
12/06 London, UK – Electric Brixton
12/07 Paris, FRA – Le Bataclan
12/08 Saarbrucken, GER – Garage
12/09 Geiselwind, GER – Christmas Bash
12/10 Giessen, GER – Hessenhallen
12/11 Torhout, BEL – De Mast
12/13 Pratteln, SWI – Z-7
12/14 Pratteln, SWI – Z-7
12/15 Stuttgart, GER – LKA
12/16 Wien, AUT – Arena
12/17 Munchen, GER – Backstage
12/18 Zlin, CZE – Euronics

Ensiferum & Fleshgod Apocalypse Announce 2016 European Tour

Ensiferum have announced a European headlining tour. The band will also be joined by special guests Fleshgod Apocalypse.

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Tour Dates:

04/01 Lichtenfels, GER – Ragnarok Festival (no Fleshgod Apocalypse)
04/02 Rotterdam, NET – Maasilo
04/03 Antwerp, BEL – TRIX
04/04 Frankfurt, GER – Batschkapp
04/05 Esch/Alzette, LUX – Kulturfabrik
04/06 Hannover, GER – Capitol
04/07 Copenhagen, DEN – Amager Bio
04/08 Leipzig, GER – Hellraiser
04/09 Vienna, AUT – Szene
04/10 Budapest, HUN – Barba Negra Club
04/12 Bucharest, ROM – Arenele Romane
04/13 Sofia, BUL – Mixtape 5 Club
04/14 Belgrade, SER – Dom Omladine
04/15 Zagreb, CRO – Vintage
04/16 Burglengenfeld, GER – VAZ Pfarrheim
04/17 Solothurn, SWI – Kulturfabrik Kofmehl
04/18 Milan, ITA – Fabrique
04/19 Karlsruhe, GER – Substage
04/20 Cologne, GER – Live Music Hall
04/21 Berlin, GER – Columbia Theather