ICED EARTH ANNOUNCE FIRST-WEEK CHART POSITIONS, FIRST MUSIC VIDEO FROM NEW ALBUM: “DYSTOPIA”

October 28th, 2011
by EvilG
ICED EARTH - DYSTOPIA

ICED EARTH - DYSTOPIA

Iced Earth are proud to announce the first-week chart positions for Dystopia – their highly acclaimed new album – which includes the band’s highest-ever debut on the U.S. Billboard Top 200 chart:

 

United States – 67

 

Germany – 23

 

Austria – 51

 

Switzerland – 53

 

UK (Rock Chart) – 18

 

Holland – 85

 

Belgium – 96

 

“I’m pleased with how well Dystopia has been received by fans and critics alike,” said Iced Earth leader Jon Schaffer. “We knew it was a special album while we were making it. But it’s always gratifying to know that others also appreciate the time and effort we put into it. We owe our fans a big Thank You for helping the album chart so highly around the world.”

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To celebrate Dystopia’s runaway success, the band chose today to debut the first music video from the album. “Dystopia,” the title track, can be viewed here.

 The release of Dystopia will be followed by the most extensive world tour Iced Earth has ever undertaken.

The European leg of the 2011-2012 World Dystopia Tour has been posted on Iced Earth’s official web site, as well as on all of its official social-media sites. The tour begins October 30th in Bochum, Germany.

A concert in Cyprus – a first for Iced Earth – was just announced. The date is December 15th, 2011. Here is the complete list of European tour dates:

 

ICED EARTH 2011-2012 World Dystopia Tour (Europe)

 

Date Country City Venue

 

30.10.2011 D Bochum Zeche

 

01.11.2011 NL Amsterdam Melkweg

 

02.11.2011 NL Uden De Pul

 

03.11.2011 B Antwerp Trix

 

04.11.2011 UK London O2 Islington Academy

 

05.11.2011 UK Birmingham O2 Academy

 

06.11.2011 UK Bristol O2 Academy

 

08.11.2011 F Paris Alhambra

 

09.11.2011 F Lyon Transbordeur

 

10.11.2011 E Barcelona Salamandra 1

 

11.11.2011 E Madrid Sala Heineken

 

12.11.2011 E Bilbao Rock Star Live

 

14.11.2011 I Milano Alcatraz

 

15.11.2011 I Rome Alpheus

 

18.11.2011 GR Athens Gagarin 205

 

19.11.2011 GR Athens Gagarin 205

 

20.11.2011 GR Thessaloniki Principal Club

 

21.11.2011 BL Sofia Yubileina Hall

 

22.11.2011 RM Bucarest The Silver Church

 

23.11.2011 SRB Belgrade SKC

 

24.11.2011 HN Budapest Club 202

 

25.11.2011 SK Bratislava Majestic Music Club

 

26.11.2011 PL Warsaw Stodola

 

27.11.2011 LT Vilnius Forum Palace

 

29.11.2011 RUS Moscow Milk

 

01.12.2011 FIN Helsinki Nosturi

 

03.12.2011 DK Copenhagen The Rock

 

04.12.2011 D Hamburg Markthalle

 

 

06.12.2011 D Herford X

 

07.12.2011 D Köln Essigfabrik

 

08.12.2011 D München Backstage Werk

 

09.12.2011 D Geiselwind Christmas Metal Festival

 

10.12.2011 CH Pratteln Z7

 

11.12.2011 D Ludwigsburg Rockfabrik

 

13.12.2011 TR Istanbul Refresh The Venue

 

15.12.2011 CYP Nicosia Pavilion

 

Fury UK and White Wizzard join Iced Earth on all European tour dates, except for Russia, Turkey, and Cyprus.

 

VIP ticket packages are available NOW from the Official Iced Earth web site, but are very limited and available on a first-come/first-served basis.

 

Schaffer formed Iced Earth in Tampa, Florida, in 1984. Since then, he has released 10 studio albums, the newest being the highly-acclaimed Dystopia (October, 2011) – which debuted at #67 on the Billboard Top 200 chart – one live album, two compilations, three boxed sets, and several DVDs. Thanks to massive worldwide sales — and rabidly loyal fans – Iced Earth has earned a seat in the pantheon of America’s most successful heavy metal bands.

 

Visit Iced Earth online:

 

www.IcedEarth.com

 

www.Facebook.com/OfficialIcedEarth

 

http://www.youtube.com/officialicedearth

http://www.eventim.de/tickets.html?affiliate=EVE&doc=campaign&campaign=iced-earth

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