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ODDLAND will embark on a European tour in May/June 2022

Elsa Marques 02/05/2022 News Comments Off on ODDLAND will embark on a European tour in May/June 2022
ODDLAND will embark on a European tour in May/June 2022

The Finnish progressive metal act ODDLAND will embark on a European tour in May/June 2022, as special guest act for the Danish prog/thrash act Manticora, supporting ODDLAND’S newly released and incredibly well-reviewed album “Vermillion”.

The tour is visiting most of western Europe and will see the band, return to a wide array of cities, some of which they have played before and some, which are new to their amazing prog-metal.
Tour routing:
20.05: Turock, Essen, Germany
21.05: Podium Duycker, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
22.05: Hedon, Zwolle, The Netherlands
24.05: South Of Heaven, Bilzen, Belgium
25.05: Fabrik, Coesfeld, Germany
26.05: Z7, Pratteln, Switzerland
27.05: Secret Place, Montpellier, France
28.05: Rock ‘n Eat, Lyon, France
29.05: 7’er Club, Mannheim, Germany
30.05: La Boule Noire, Paris, France
31.05: Backstage, Munich, Germany
01.06: Tba
02.06: Gladhouse, Cottbus, Germany
03.06: Escape Metal Corner, Vienna, Austria
10.06: Hellsinki Metal Horizons Fest, Helsinki, Finland
11.06: Apollo, Turku, Finland

Find TICKETS for the shows here: http://www.manticora.dk/tour-dates/

Sakari Ojanen (vocals/guitars) comments:
“For us, playing live is the consummation of making new music and releasing an album, so we are thrilled to announce our return to the stages of Europe. We are excited to show how the band and the songs have grown and matured. Also thrilled to be doing it in the great company of Manticora and Oversense.”

ODDLAND have spent the Corona-lockdown, writing their first album in 5 years, excelling in a deeper and deeper internal insight about how to expand their impressively unique sound. A hybrid between bands like Tool, Leprous, Pain Of Salvation and Soen, but with their own trademark-sound that makes ODDLAND stand out.

ODDLAND have previously released two critically acclaimed albums, “The Treachery Of Senses” from 2012, released on Century Media records and “Origin“, released in 2016 through Sensory Records.

Oddland Line-up:
Sakari Ojanen – vocals & guitars
Jussi Poikonen – guitars
Joni Palmroth – bass
Ville Viitanen – drums

Oddland Discography:
The Treachery Of The Senses (2012)
Origin (2016)
Vermilion (2022)

About Oddland :

Webpage / Facebook / Youtube

Oddland Video links:

Unity, taken from the album Vermilion:

 

 

Feed The Void, taken from the album Vermilion:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KmzC0sQu8I 

Will, taken from the album Origin:
ODDLAND – Will (Lyric Video) – YouTube

In The Eyes Of The Mourning, taken from the album The Treachery Of Senses:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7G8wPbsJnWc

Oddland Live:

20.05.2022: Turock, Essen, Germany
21.05.2022: Podium Duycker, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
22.05.2022: Hedon, Zwolle, The Netherlands
24.05.2022: South Of Heaven, Bilzen, Belgium
25.05.2022: Fabrik, Coesfeld, Germany
26.05.2022: Z7, Pratteln, Switzerland
27.05.2022: Secret Place, Montpellier, France
28.05.2022: Rock ‘n Eat, Lyon, France
29.05.2022: 7’er Club, Mannheim, Germany
30.05.2022: La Boule Noire, Paris, France
31.05.2022: Backstage, Munich, Germany

01.06.2022: Tba
02.06.2022: Gladhouse, Cottbus, Germany
03.06.2022: Escape Metal Corner, Vienna, Austria
10.06.2022: Hellsinki Metal Horizons Fest, Helsinki, Finland
11.06.2022: Apollo, Turku, Finland
19.08.2022: Næstved, Næstved Metalfest, Denmark
More to be announced….

Review scores, so far for “Vermilion”:

Saiten Kult 10/10
Kaaoszine 5/5
Stormbringer 4,5/5
Lack of lies 91/100
Dead Rhetoric 9/10
Powermetal.de 9/10
Games, Brains and A head banging lifestyle 9/10
Metal Factory 8.8/10
Progmind 8.5/10
Rock tribune 85/100
Musika 85/100
Legazy magazine 12/15
French metal 16/20
Arrow Lords Of Metal 8,5/10
Zware Metalen 82/100
Aardschok 80/100
Zephyr’s Odem 8/10
Demonic Nights 8/10
Rock Hard Italy 7,5/10
Metallerium 7,2/10
FFM Rock 7/10
Ever-metal 7/10
Metal-observer 7/10
Metal Storm 7/10
Sweden Rock Magazine 7/10

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