Though I know that cancellation news after cancellation news comes as no surprise to the readership, we will continue to post these alerts to make sure that you check your own personal calenders and the credit card statement so you can be properly refunded. Earlier today, the mighty Hammerfall announced that they too would be cancelling the tour that was heading our way in September and October. Read on down below.
Some of you have already started to get your refunds, so now it’s official: the North American tour that was to take place in September/October is cancelled. That sucks, but with the current global pandemic wreaking havoc on the world we (meaning the local promoters, booking agent and the band) had no choice. We are hopeful to be able to rebook the tour for a future time, but since everything is so unstable at the moment the decision was made to scrap altogether it and return to it when things have calmed down. We are as sorry for this as you are, but hope you have understanding for our predicament brought on by the Corona virus. Stay safe, stay healthy, stay metal, and take care of each other! #HammerHigh Continue reading Hammerfall Cancels 2020 North American Headline Tour→
Looks like Friday is aiming to be better at announcing tours since they are not only broadcasting something awesome from the Power Metal gods in Hammerfall, but they are doing this one full year in advance. Let’s take a look at the press release down below. I’ll close out with some editorial as well.
The Press Release:
Legendary Swedish metal masters HAMMERFALL are currently traversing North America along with Sabaton on their massive sold out tour, touring in support of their globally dominating latest album Dominion.
Now, HAMMERFALL are pleased to announce a 2020 North American Headline tour, also in support of Dominion. The tour starts September 14, 2020 in West Palm Beach, FL and runs through October 19, 2020 in Silver Spring, MD. Support will come from Beast in Black and Edge of Paradise. A complete list of dates can be found below. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, October 26. VIP tickets will be available at http://www.enterthevault.com Continue reading Hammerfall Announces 2020 North American Headline Tour→
DOMINION comes out on August 16, and we will do three very special release parties in three very special US. cities in September. Join us in celebrating our 11th studio album, we’ll have a tremendous time together!
Oscar Dronjak – rhythm and lead guitars
Joacim Cans – vocals
Fredrik Larsson – bass
Pontus Norgren – lead and rhythm guitars
David Wallin – drums
PiercingMetal Thoughts: I can’t think of a better way to start off a brutally cold Saturday morning than with this news from the Swedish Power Metal artisans Hammerfall. I love these focused album release performances because they help generate interest in an expanded tour run. Having seen the band on numerous occasions I can safely say that if you are considering going to check them out that you will not be disappointed. Though its almost a year away still from happening, I am marking my calendar for the Brooklyn Bazaar show. What do you readers think about these “Three Nights Of Dominion”? Chime in down below and let us raise the hammer together for Metal in 2019!!!
Artist: Hammerfall Title: “Rebels With A Cause” Label: Nuclear Blast Records Release Date: 7/22/2008 Genre: Power Metal Rating: 3.5/5
Fans of Sweden’s Power Metal masters Hammerfall will love the DVD “Rebels With A Cause” because it takes us on a journey to a little bit of everywhere with the band and covers their misadventures from 2002 through 2007 as they present recording studio stories, live on tour insanity and tons of backstage antics that make them a special band to all of their fans. The release comes to us at the same time as the bands “Masterpieces” album, where they deliver the music of other bands as presented by Hammerfall. “Masterpieces” is the latest edition in a series of such releases and combined with this kind of film we Metal fans have a couple of nice distractions to enjoy while we wait with anticipation for the bands next studio album. Films of this kind are far different from your conventional live concert performance films that give you this kind of footage in limited quantity either inter spaced between songs or left as bonus features to be watched on their own and depending on the band I tend to prefer the way that Hammerfall did this. The footage is primarily delivered to the viewer by the band who gives you the full scoop from the beginning of 2002 as they recorded their album “Crimson Thunder” album and discuss the touring that ensued afterwards. The band all gets a chance to speak and as you watch you realize that they are not taking this film as a serious historical document but instead are choosing to have a lot of fun with it as they rib and abuse each other and all those involved as the recollection of the stories happens. The other albums that are discussed are “Chapter V” and “Threshold”. We also get some brief insight into the solo album that lead singer Joacim Cans released in between Hammerfall releases. Continue reading “Rebels With A Cause” by Hammerfall→