Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI will embark on a North American headlining tour in January. Support on the trek will come from SWASHBUCKLE, TÝR and WHITE WIZZARD.

The dates are as follows:

Jan. 08 - Palladium - Worcester, Massachusetts
Jan. 09 - Club Soda - Montreal, Quebec
Jan. 10 - Opera House - Toronto, Ontario
Jan. 11 - Blondie's - Detroit, Michigan
Jan. 12 - Jaguar Club - Chicago, Illinois
Jan. 13 - Peabody's - Cleveland, Ohio
Jan. 14 - Gramercy Theater - New York, New York
Jan. 15 - The Sterling Hotel - Allentown, Pennsylvania
Jan. 16 - Jaxx - Springfield, Virginia
Jan. 17 - Volume 11 - Raleigh, North Carolina
Jan. 18 - Masquerade - Atlanta, Georgia
Jan. 19 - Czar - Tampa, Florida
Jan. 21 - Emo's - Austin, Texas
Jan. 22 - Ridglea Theatre - Ft. Worth, Texas
Jan. 23 - The Flytrap Music Hall - Tulsa, Oklahoma
Jan. 24 - Launchpad - Albuquerque, New Mexico
Jan. 25 - Club Red - Tempe, Arizona
Jan. 26 - Key Club - Hollywood, California
Jan. 27 - Ramona Main Stage - Ramona, California
Jan. 28 - DNA Lounge - San Francisco, California
Jan. 29 - Satyricon - Portland, Oregon
Jan. 30 - Studio Seven - Seattle, Washington
Jan. 31 - Rickshaw Theater - Vancouver, British Columbia

"Karkelo" (English translation: "Pleasure" or "Party"), the sixth album from KORPIKLAANI, was released on June 26 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Petrax studio in Hollola, Finland.

KORPIKLAANI's previous CD, "Korven Kuningas", came out on March 21, 2008. The CD entered the album chart in the band's home country at position No. 16.

(Thanks: Sheila)


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