After just returning from two shows in Mexico, there's killer news for the progressive outfit ORPHANED LAND from Israel: They will be direct support to PARADISE LOST on their forthcoming European tour.

Bandleader and frontman Kobi Farhi comments: "Hello to all the Orphans out there, we just got back from two killer shows we did with KREATOR and TRISTANIA in Mexico! We are very happy to support the legendary PARADISE LOST, it will be our debut European tour — be sure that we will flood your countries with our raging storm!!! See you all soon! Forever Orphaned."


Apr. 28 - Utrecht, NETH - Tivoli
Apr. 29 - Vosselaar, BEL - Biebob
Apr. 30 - Arlon, BEL - Les Nuits de L'Entrepot
May 02 - Berlin, GER - Columbia Club
May 03 - Copenhagen, DEN - The Rock
May 04 - Gothenburg, SWE - Karen
May 05 - Oslo, NOR - Rockefeller
May 06 - Stockholm, SWE - Klubben
May 08 - Hamburg, GER - Markthalle
May 09 - Cologne, GER - Live Music Hall
May 10 - Bochum, GER - Zeche
May 11 - Nuernberg, GER - Hirsch
May 13 - Lodz, POL - Dekompresja
May 14 -Warsaw, POL - Stodola
May 16 - Wiesbaden, GER - Schlachthof
May 17 - Stuttgart, GER - Longhorn
May 18 - Munich, GER - New Backstage
May 20 - Vevey, SWI - Rocking Chair
May 21 - Winterthur, SWI - Salzhaus
May 22 - Prague, CZR - Abaton
May 24 - Belgrade, SER - SKC
May 25 - Zagreb, CRO - Boogaloo Club
May 29 -Montpellier, FRA - Rockstore
May 31 -Madrid, SPA - Sala Arena
Jun. 01 - Lisbon, POR - Paradise Garage
Jun. 02 - Porto, POR - Hard Club
Jun. 03 - Bergara, SPA - Sala Jam
Jun. 04 - Barcelona, SPA - Razzmatazz
Jun. 06 - Toulouse, FRA - Havana Cafe
Jun. 07 - Clermont-Ferrand, FRA - La Cooperative De Mai
Jun. 08 - Paris, FRA - Elysee-Montmartre

As previously reported, Profound Lore Records will release ORPHANED LAND's critically acclaimed album "Mabool" on double gatefold LP. This limited release (500 copies) will be on golden brown vinyl and includes new artwork, lyric inserts and a collectible postcard. Tentative release is early summer 2005. Later a 10" release titled "Ararat" is planned which will include some rare material such as demos and remixes of songs from "Mabool".

Aside from the above-mentioned tour with PARADISE LOST, ORPHANDED LAND are confirmed for shows and festivals in Europe and will play their USA debut at the ProgPower Festival.


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