Pain of Salvation - EU Tour & New Release

Kicking off activities in 2013, Swedish Pain of Salvation is readyto embark on more worldwide touring. The upcoming European tour in April will be exclusively acoustic based and Pain Of Salvation will be joined for the 3 weeks of dates by Dutch singer/songwriter Anneke Van Giersbergen (ex The Gathering) and Árstíðir from Iceland, making this a remarkably interesting package.
The tour is to coincide with Pain of Salvation's upcoming album release via InsideOutMusic, featuring newly recorded acoustic versions of classic Pain of Salvation songs. More details about this special album project will be made public soon...

Madball to headline the European “Rebellion Tour” 2013

Legendary New York hardcore combo MADBALL will headline this year’s 4th part of the European “Rebellion Tour” that’ll take place in March 2013.
They’ll be joined by TERROR, COMEBACK KID, YOUR DEMISE, AYS and THE SETUP – be in for the action on the following dates:

Saint Vitus - March European Tour 2013

This March, Doom legend SAINT VITUS will embark on a European tour with MOS GENERATOR. Here is the list of gigs...
Tour Dates:
05 Mar 13 Köln (DE) Luxor
06 Mar 13 Berlin (DE) C-Club
07 Mar 13 Dresden (DE) Beatpol
08 Mar 13 Haarlem (NL) Het Patronaat
09 Mar 13 Paris (FR) La Maroquinerie
10 Mar 13 Vosselaar (BE) Biebob

Vreid - European Tour Dates 2013

In April three of Norway’s most innovative and hard-hitting metal bands team up for a European tour. Co-headlined by Vreid & Solefald with special guests In Vain, brace yourself for a night of haunting Northern Lights.
Vreid release their new opus ”Welcome Farewell” 22nd of February. They immediately kick off with a Norwegian headliner tour in February. In April they will march across Europe, with Norwegian avantgarde metal legends Solefald as co-headliners.

Meshuggah announce more tourdates for 2013

Swedish extreme metal pioneers MESHUGGAH have announced more tour dates for 2013 in support of their latest masterpiece, "Koloss".
Commented guitarist Mårten Hagström: "So it's the last date of the ongoing European tour and we find ourselves in Cologne. This tour has been awesome and we'd like to thank everyone for coming to the shows making this tour an unbelievable experience. So naturally, we're stoked to announce that we are coming back in April/May to continue the trek in the eastern parts of Europe along with the previously announced Scandinavian dates".

Jeff Scott Soto - Damage Control in Europe 2013

It doesn’t take too long for news to break in the music business and already the social media is beginning to buzz with details of a forthcoming tour by American melodic Rock Star Jeff Scott Soto – his first full European tour since 2009.  Although its been in the planning for months, the singer’s organisation is only now ready to release the outline of what promises to be a stunning road trip right around Europe.

Threshold - European Tour announced

Legendary British progressive metal maestros THRESHOLD proclaim the MARCH of progress!
Matching the title of their highly successful new masterpiece “March Of Progress” (out via Nuclear Blast since August 24, 2012), the band will finally return to the European stages in March of 2013.
Guitarist Karl Groom states enthusiastically: “It will be great to be back on the road with THRESHOLD – and in particular to play songs from our latest album”!

Dark Tranquility - Important Tour News

As previously reported DARK TRANQUILLITY had to cancel the "Metal Attack Over Europe" tour where they've been booked as the headliner.
But here's good news from the band for their Dutch, German and Swedish fans: "The European" tour as a whole is cancelled, but we've worked diligently to try and make some of the gigs actually happen.
As of now, the shows listed below are 100% confirmed to take place, although with different support bands.

Testament - European Tour

Bay Area thrash veterans, TESTAMENT, have announced to tour Europe in support of their most recent release, "Dark Roots Of Earth" in November.
Commented guitarist Alex Skolnick: "Our last run in Europe was a blast, with people responding to the new songs as though they're classics. It will be great to return and play a few places we haven't been in a while, such as Austria, Poland and the UK".
TESTAMENT over Europe:
14.11. NL Eindhoven - Dynamo