FRIDAY JANUARY 7TH 2011 – RELENTLESS GARAGE, LONDON
Greek metal Gods Firewind return to the UK for an exclusive headline show before heading off to Japan.
The new acclaimed album release by Greek melodic Metallers FIREWIND, “Days Of Defiance”, continues to do extremely well all over the globe and consequently the band’s mastermind and guitarist Gus G. has appeared on the frontcover of several relevant print magazines like Burrn!, Guitar World, Young Guitar, Powerplay, Rock Hard Greece and many more in these past weeks.
Just recently, FIREWIND have recently supported The Scorpions in their Greek home and also just finished a short run of North American headlining shows to promote the release of “Days Of Defiance”. Their new album has entered the official sales charts in Greece on position # 24 and remained at # 29 for the second and third week of its release. In North America FIREWIND entered the “Billboard Heatseekers chart” at position #36.
Gus G checks in with the following message for all FIREWIND fans: “We really wanna thank our fans and press around the world for the great feedback we’ve received for “Days Of Defiance”!! We are continuing to promote our new album by playing some exclusive shows and so far we’ve confirmed Sofia (Bulgaria), Thessaloniki (Greece) and London (UK) before we head over to Japan for 3 headlining shows. Moreover, we’ve just confirmed our first summer festival appearance @ France’s Hellfest. Keep checking back with us because more will be announced soon!”
Check out the furious album’s opening track “The Ark Of Lies” completely free after you tweet or Facebook about the song. Go here for more details: www.centurymedia.com/specials/firewind/
Next up, FIREWIND will be playing a show in Bulgaria and a hometown show in Thessaloniki, Greece for December as well as a one-off date in London, UK before going to Japan in January 2011 for a headlining tour. A first Summer festival appearance in Europe for 2011 has also been confirmed with France’s Hellfest. See below for all coming dates…
Upcoming FIREWIND live shows:
18.12.2010 Blue Box Club – Sofia, Bulgaria
19.12.2010 Mylos Apothiki – Thessaloniki, Greece
07.01.2011 Relentless Garage – London, England
10.01.2011 Club Quattro – Osaka, Japan
11.01.2011 Club Quattro – Nagoya, Japan
12.01.2011 Club Quattro – Tokyo, Japan
19.06.2011 Hellfest Open Air – Clisson, France / www.hellfest.fr
For the London show, FIREWIND offer special VIP tickets costing just £45, which will entitle the lucky holder entrance to the gig, a FIREWIND T-shirt and a chance to meet the band and have a photo taken together prior to the show! There’s only a few VIP TICKETS available for this show, so grab your chance now to be the one of the lucky handful that get to meet Gus G. and the guys in London! For your chance to meet the band & grab this extremely limited VIP PACKAGE email: firstname.lastname@example.org