FINNTROLL Prepares for North American Invasion this Fall; Post New Video Online

With renewed vigor and a fiery new frontman, Finnish cult icons FINNTROLL crawl up from their clammy cavern clutching their fifth full-length Ur Jordens Djup, which was released this past spring. FINNTROLL will now bring their trademark blackened pagan folk metal over to North America on Sept. 18th for a massive fall headlining tour. See below for their complete itinerary.

The TROLLS have posted the eye-popping new video for the track, “Nedgang,” on their official MySpace page (http://myspace.com/officialfinntroll).

Under the guidance of producer extraordinaire Nino Laurenne, who has similarly assisted goth legends NIGHTWISH and AMORPHIS, FINNTROLL have crafted their most consistent concoction of cavernous chaos yet, including a 13-minute closer. The effort is drenched in atmosphere, with guitarists Skrymer and Routa creating a maelstrom of metal mayhem amidst the pull and sway of pagan polka.

The album marks a unique chapter for the band with a new vocalist who will be making his live North American debut in September. With former vocalist Wilska’s departure in 2006, the remaining members scoured their native homeland for a suitable replacement, only to stumble upon the like-minded and equally inebriated Vreth. After a few pints, a number of wild practice sessions and a covert initiation rite, FINNTROLL welcomed Vreth with open arms.

FINNTROLL Headlining U.S. Tour:
09/18 Crocodile Rock – Allentown, PA
09/19 Jaxx – Springfield, VA
09/20 B.B. King’s – New York, NY
09/21 The Chance – Poughkeepsie, NY
09/22 Mark’s Place – Bedford, NH
09/23 Club Soda – Montreal, QC
09/24 L’Imperial – Quebec City, QC
09/25 Funhaus – Toronto, ON
09/26 Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH
09/27 I-ROCK – Detroit, MI
09/28 The Pearl Room – Mokena, IL
09/29 Station 4 – St. Paul, MN
10/02 Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
10/03 Roseland Grill – Portland, OR
10/04 Slim’s – San Francisco, CA
10/05 Key Club – Los Angeles, CA
10/06 The Galaxy – Santa Ana, CA
10/07 The Clubhouse – Tempe, AZ
10/09 Ridglea Theatre – Ft. Worth, TX
10/10 White Rabbit – San Antonio, TX
10/11 Meridian Nightclub – Houston, TX

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