Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal band ENSIFERUM will embark on a tour of Eastern Canada in November. Confirmed dates are as follows:
Nov. 06 - Théatre Plaza - Montreal, Quebec
Nov. 08 - Cabaret du Capitole - Quebec City, Quebec
Nov. 09 - Trash Bar - Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec
Nov. 10 - The Metal Bar - Toronto, Ontario
Nov. 11 - The Underground - Hamilton, Ontario
Nov. 12 - Jubilee Hall - Sudbury, Ontario
Support on the trek will come from OBSCURIS ROMANCIA. Also appearing at the November 11 show in Hamilton will be PROFUGUS MORTIS.
Fan-filmed video footage of ENSIFERUM's performance at the 21st edition of the Nummirock festival — which took place June 22-23 in Nummijärvi, Finland — can be viewed below.
ENSIFERUM recently entered the German chart at position No. 37 with its third album, "Victory Songs". The CD also debuted on the Finnish national chart at No. 6.
"Victory Songs" was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki with producer Janne Joutsenniemi. A limited-edition version of the album includes an extra track, "Lady in Black", and a bonus DVD. An e-card for the CD can be found here. Check out the video for the song "Ahti" at YouTube.
ENSIFERUM last year entered the Music DVD chart in their home country at position No. 2 with their "10th Anniversary Live" (Spinefarm) effort. The disc was recorded at the band's 10th-anniversary celebration concert, which took place December 31, 2005 at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland.