VOYAGER To Support RHAPSODY OF FIRE On North American Tour

Western Australia's masters of progressive metal experimentation VOYAGER will be main support for Italian symphonic power metallers RHAPSODY OF FIRE on their North American tour in May/June.

Commented VOYAGER: "Fresh on the heels of releasing their latest opus and critically acclaimed masterpiece 'The Meaning of I' and after winning over U.S. crowds at the prestigious ProgPower USA Festival 2011, the band are pumped to hit U.S. shores once more to spread the 'V' message far and wide! Guys, we are stoked about this! USA, we're coming back, baby!"

The dates are as follows:

May 25 - The Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA
May 26 - Soundstage - Baltimore, MD
May 27 - The Palladium – Worcester, MA
May 29 - Gramercy Theatre - New York, NY
May 30 - Club Soda – Montreal, QC
May 31 - Imperial de Quebec - Quebec City, QC
Jun. 01 - Mod Club – Toronto, CA
Jun. 03 - Peabody`s – Cleveland, OH
Jun. 04 - Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA
Jun. 05 – Mojoes – Joliet, IL
Jun. 06 - Station 4 - St. Paul, MN
Jun. 08 - Gothic Theater – Englewood, NJ
Jun. 10 - El Corazon – Seattle, WA
Jun. 11 - Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
Jun. 12 - Slim's - San Francisco, CA
Jun. 14 - House of Blues - San Diego, CA
Jun. 15 - The Grove – Anaheim, CA

VOYAGER's fourth full-length album, "The Meaning Of I", came out last October via Sensory Records.

Conceived in 1999 by German-born musician Danny Estrin, VOYAGER is certainly well known throughout the prog metal circuit worldwide, having carved an incredible, diehard cult fan base since inception. The unit's previous three albums display their unique and even strange integration of symphonic, electronic and progressive elements crafted into a seamless, incredibly executed, multi-genre style all their own, bridging gaps between metal subgenres and even verging on '80s pop.

With an impressive history of Australian music awards, as well as many titles of "album of the month" in Romanian, Finnish, Italian, German and Belgian music press, VOYAGER's notoriety for their energetic live performances has captured audiences worldwide. The band have battled geographical isolation to tour Europe twice, perform at ProgPower Europe 2006 and share stages with diverse acts like NIGHTWISH, STEVE VAI, SOILWORK and ALESTORM.

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