Shortly after the end of the celebrated Heidenfest 2012 tour together with their label mates of WINTERSUN, restless Finnish folk metal pioneers KORPIKLAANI will soon be on the road again. In January and February of 2013, the band will embark on an extensive headliner tour in order to bring both their classics as well as the enchanting tunes of their latest album, Manala, (out since August 3rd, 2012) onto the European stages. Support will come from Estonian fellow folk metallers METSATÖLL.

Every fan knows about Korpiklaani’s onstage brilliancy. Now the band grants exclusive insight into their activities behind the scenes – in the form of a highly entertaining backstage tour of the Heidenfest 2012 show at LKA Longhorn, Stuttgart, hosted by front man Jonne Järvelä! Watch the video below:

Tour dates include:

January
30 – Essen, Germany – Turock
31 – Norwich, England – Waterfront

February
1 – Glasgow, Scotland – Classic Grand
2 – Manchester, England – The Academy
3 – Dublin, Ireland – Button Factory
4 – London, England – Underworld
5 – Colmar, France – Grillen
6 – Paris, France – Divan Du Monde
7 – Rennes, France – Antipode
8 – Cognac, France – West Rock
9 – Madrid, Spain – Caracol
10 – Barcelona, Spain – Razz2/Salamandra1
11 – Toulouse, France – Bikini
12 – Lyon, France – CCO
14 – Solothurn, Switzerland – Kofmehl
15 – Chur, Switzerland – Palazzo
16 – Reggio Emilia, Italy – Tempo Rock
17 – Turin, Italy – Combo@Suoneria
18 – Rome, Italy – Orion
19 – Treviso, Italy – New Age
20 – Maribor, Slovenia – Stuk
21 – Bratislava, Slovakia – Majestic Music Club
22 – Budapest, Hungary – Club 202
23 – Ingolstadt, Germany – Westpark

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