Korpiklaani releases lyric video for “Kaljaa”

Korpiklaani Kaljaa single cover
Finnish Folk Metal Superstars Korpiklaani are about to kick off an extensive run of dates that will see them travelling across the globe throughout 2019. Kicking off with an 8 date Finnish tour on which they’ll be joined on stage by a brass section from Lahti Sinfonia and with support from Waltari, Trollfest and Profane Omen, the band will then hit the road across Europe alongside Turisas and Trollfest.

To celebrate their epic trek, Korpiklaani has launched another track from their “Beer Beer” album, which will be included exclusively in the forthcoming “Kulkija” [Tour Edition], out on February 15th, 2019, via Nuclear Blast.

Today’s version features guest vocals by Vesku Joskinen of Finnish punk rock band Klamydia. Check it out below.

Get the single here.

Jonne states: “Klamydia is one of the biggest and best selling rock bands in Finland, but just like Popeda and porn magazines, well liked but often in the secrecy of the neighbours or at least a bit drunk. It was a great honour to have Vesku on "Kaljaa". I asked him and that was it. No need for business meetings or financial negotiations. Everything went smoothly and was very down to earth in the old school punk fashion. Now we need to get him to do this live with us! See you soon at our upcoming shows!”...

Just recently, Pyynikin Craft Brewery unveiled a tasty Korpiklaani lager and to celebrate this occasion, the band will release a special tour edition of their new album “Kulkija” (“Wanderer”), which doesn’t only include the regular songs, but also a bonus CD titled “Beer Beer”. This disk, only available in the physical package, includes 14 versions of Korpiklaani’s iconic song “Beer Beer”, graced by the likes of Christopher Bowes (Alestorm), Steve “Zetro” Souza (Exodus), Andreas “Gerre" Geremia (Tankard), Jesper Anastasiadis (Turisas), Trollfest, Heidevolk and many more of their friends’ bands and musicians.
Chck out the lyric video for “Beer Beer” with Christopher Bowes, below.

Download or stream the single, here.

The more ethereal band Jonne, led by the Korpiklaani lead vocalist Jonne Järvelä, will unveil a single trilogy started by the single “Kaiho” that was released in November and also featured Waltari vocalist Kärtsy Hatakka. The trilogy will be completed with the releases of “Tuhka” in February and “Autere” in March. Both of these songs will also feature vocalist Riikka Jaakkola, familiar from the series Voice Of Finland. All three songs deal with the emotions of death and longing and will be available for streaming and through other digital service channels.

Pre-order “Kulkija” (Tour Edition) here.

01. Neito
02. Korpikuusen kyynel
03. Aallon alla
04. Harmaja
05. Kotikonnut
06. Korppikalliota
07. Kallon malja
08. Sillanrakentaja
09. Henkselipoika
10. Pellervoinen
11. Riemu
12. Kuin korpi nukkuva
13. Juomamaa
14. Tuttu on tie

“Beer Beer” CD:
01. Kaljaa (feat. Vesku | Klamydia)
02. Bier Bier (feat. Gerre | Tankard)
03. Bíra Bíra (feat. Fleret)
04. Øl Øl (feat. Trollfest)
05. Shai Shai (feat. Nytt Land)
06. Birra Birra (feat. Emilio | Skiltron)
07. Пиво Пиво (feat. Troll Bends Fir)
08. Pivo Pivo (feat. Meri | IRIJ)
09. Μπύρα Μπύρα (feat. Jesper | Turisas)
10. Pivo Pivo (feat. Milan from Aschar)
11. Beer Kill Kill (feat. Zetro | Exodus)
12. Beer Beer (feat. Chris | Alestorm)
13. Mellanöl (feat. Viking Danielson | Svarta Ljuset)
14. Bier Bier (feat. Heidevolk)

With 14 tracks and a total running time of over 71 minutes, “Kulkija” is the group’s longest album to date. Working with producer Janne Saksa for the first time, the album was recorded at Petrax Studio (Hollola, FIN) and mixed at Sound Supreme Studios (Hämeenlinna, FIN). Mastering duties were handled by renowned engineer Svante Forsbäck (Rammstein etc.). The cover was designed by Jan Yrlund (Battle Beast, Manowar etc.), who has already created several artworks for previous albums and singles for the band.

Celebrate with Korpiklaani on these upcoming tour dates for 2019:

Finland Tour Dates 2019:
25.01. FIN Helsinki - Nosturi (w/ Trollfest)
26.01. FIN Tampere - Klubi (w/ Trollfest)
31.01. FIN Jyväskylä - Lutakko
01.02. FIN Lahti - Finlandia-klubi
02.02. FIN Turku - Apollo
07.02. FIN Kuopio - Henry's Pub
08.02. FIN Oulu - Hevimesta
09.02. FIN Seinäjoki - Rytmikorjaamo
(w/ Profane Omen)
European Tour Dates 2019:
21.02. LU Esch-sur-Alzette - Kulturfabrik
23.02. NL Tilburg - 013
24.02. BE Antwerp - Trix Muziekcentrum
25.02. UK London - Islington Assembly Hall
26.02. FR Lille - Le Splendid
27.02. FR Paris - La Cigale
28.02. FR Mérignac - Krakatoa
01.03. ES Bilbao - Santana 27
02.03. PT Porto - Hard Club
03.03. PT Lisbon - Lisboa ao Vivo
05.03. ES Málaga - Paris 15
06.03. ES Murcia - Garaje Beat Club
07.03. ES Zaragoza - Centro Cívico Delicias
08.03. FR Marseille - Espace Julien
09.03. CH Pratteln - Z7
10.03. FR Bourg-en-Bresse - La Tannerie
11.03. IT Trezzo sull'Adda (MI) - Live Club
12.03. HR Zagreb - Tvornica Kulture
13.03. HU Budapest - Barba Negra Music Club
14.03. SK Bratislava - Majestic Music Club
15.03. PL Krakow - Klub Kwadrat
16.03. PL Warsaw - Progresja
17.03. PL Gdansk - B90
19.03. DE Berlin - Huxleys Neue Welt
20.03. PL Wroclaw - Centrum Koncertowe A2
21.03. DE Jena - F-Haus
22.03. DE Munich - TonHalle
23.03. DE Mannheim - MS Connexion Complex
24.03. DE Cologne - Essigfabrik
(w/ Turisas and Trollfest)
New Zealand & Australia Tour Dates 2019:
18.05.  NZ  Wellington - Valhalla
19.05.  NZ  Auckland - Whammy Bar
21.05.  AUS  Brisbane - The Triffid *
22.05.  AUS  Sydney - The Manning Bar *
23.05.  AUS  Canberra - The Basement Hotel *
24.05.  AUS  Melbourne - Max Watts *
25.05.  AUS  Adelaide - The Enigma Bar *
26.05.  AUS  Perth - Amplifier Bar *
* (w/ Troldhaugen)

Festivals 2019:
31.05. - 02.06. CZ  Pilsen - Metalfest Open Air
21. -23.06.  LT  Varniai - Kilkim Žaibu
03. - 06.07.  D  Ballenstedt - Rockharz Open Air
21. - 27.07.  SLO  Tolmin - MetalDays
01. - 04.08.  RO  Rasnov - Rockstadt Extreme Fest
02./03.08.  FIN  Tampere - SaariHelvetti