Greek melodic rockers Firewind have announced their UK and European tour dates in September, with their new album, 'Days Of Defiance', following on 25th October.
The band recently lost drummer Mark Cross to Tank (amongst other bands), but have replaced him with Michael Ehre (pictured far right), who's drummed for Uli Jon Roth and Metalium, amongst others.
Meanwhile, Firewind are happy to share top shredder Gus G with Ozzy Osbourne. Before the tour dates were announced, Gus talked about his mindblowing work schedule, and assured Firewind fans that he is still very much a part of the Greek rockers:
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"At the moment I live in Los Angeles and Thessaloniki. When I play with Ozzy I'm fully committed to him, and when there is a break I will go out with Firewind. I promise to all the fans, Firewind will definitely go on tour pretty soon."
True to his word, the tour dates have now been announced, as follows:
9th September - Southampton, Talking Head
10th September - Manchester, Moho
11th September - Glasgow, Cathouse
12th September - Reading, Sub 89
14th September - Zoetermeer, Holland, Boerderij
15th September - Den Bosch, Holland, W2
16th September - Kerkrade, Holland, Rock Temple
17th September - Vosselaar, Belgium, Biebob
18th September - Cologne, Germany, Underground
19th September - Aschaffenburg, GER - Colos Saal
20th September - Hamburg, Germany, Knust
22nd September - Vienna, Austria, Szene
23rd September - San Dona Di Piave, Italy, Revolver Club
24th September - Pisa, Italy, Borderline
26th September - Paris, France, Le Nouveau Casino
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