Special guest: Turisas

Date Venue Location Additional Info
Wed Jan 28th 2009 013 NETHERLANDS Tilburg, Netherlands All ages
Thu Jan 29th 2009 Melkweg Max NETHERLANDS Amsterdam, Netherlands All ages
Fri Jan 30th 2009 MOD BELGIUM Hasselt, Belgium All ages
Sat Jan 31st 2009 Elysee Montmartre FRANCE Paris, France All ages
Mon Feb 2nd 2009 Barbey FRANCE Bordeaux, France All ages
Tue Feb 3rd 2009 Apollo SPAIN Barcelona, Spain Ages: 16+
Thu Feb 5th 2009 Cine Teatro Corrios PORTUGAL Lisbon, Portugal Ages: 16+
Fri Feb 6th 2009 Heineken SPAIN Madrid, Spain Ages 18+
Sat Feb 7th 2009 Jam SPAIN Bergara, Spain All ages
Mon Feb 9th 2009 The Rolling Stone ITALY Milan, Italy All ages
Tue Feb 10th 2009 Z7 SWITZERLAND Pratteln, Switzerland Ages: 16+
Thu Feb 12th 2009 Diesel Club (moved from A38) HUNGARY Budapest, Hungary All ages
Fri Feb 13th 2009 Szene AUSTRIA Vienna, Austria Ages: 16+
Sat Feb 14th 2009 Stuk SLOVENIA Maribor, Slovenia Ages: 16+
Mon Feb 16th 2009 Backstage GERMANY Munich, Germany All Ages
Tue Feb 17th 2009 Die Rohre GERMANY Stuttgart, Germany All Ages
Thu Feb 19th 2009 La Laiterie FRANCE Strasbourg, France All ages
Fri Feb 20th 2009 Essigfabrik GERMANY Cologne, Germany All Ages
Moved from Underground
Sat Feb 21st 2009 Grünspan GERMANY Hamburg, Germany All Ages
Moved from Knust
Sun Feb 22nd 2009 Kato GERMANY Berlin, Germany All Ages
Tue Feb 24th 2009 Vega DENMARK Copenhagen, Denmark All ages
Wed Feb 25th 2009 Brewhouse SWEDEN Gothenburg, Sweden Ages: 13+
Fri Feb 27th 2009 Rockefeller NORWAY Oslo, Norway Ages: 18+
Venue changed from John Dee
Sat Feb 28th 2009 Tyrol SWEDEN Stockholm, Sweden Ages: 13+
Mon Mar 2nd 2009 Teatria FINLAND Oulu, Finland Ages: 15/18+
Tue Mar 3rd 2009 Tavastia FINLAND Helsinki, Finland Ages: 18+
Thu Mar 5th 2009 Club Orlandina RUSSIA St. Petersberg, Russia  
Fri Mar 6th 2009 Club Tochka RUSSIA Moscow, Russia  

Special guest: All That Remains

Date Venue Location Additional Info
Thu Mar 26th 2009 Zepp JAPAN Fukuoka, Japan Tour Info
Fri Mar 27th 2009 Zepp JAPAN Osaka, Japan Tour Info
Sun Mar 29th 2009 Club Citta JAPAN Kawasaki, Japan Tour Info
Mon Mar 30th 2009 Zepp JAPAN Tokyo, Japan Tour Info
Tue Mar 31st 2009 Zepp JAPAN Nagoya, Japan Tour Info
Thu Apr 2nd 2009 Zepp JAPAN Sendai, Japan Tour Info
Sat Apr 4th 2009 Zepp JAPAN Sapporo, Japan Tour Info


Date Venue Location Additional Info
Mon Apr 6th 2009 GC Yu Gong Yi Shan Live House CHINA Beijing, China Show Info
Tue Apr 7th 2009 Autorium, 3/f Hitec, Kowloon Bay HONG KONG Hong Kong, Hong Kong Show time: 8pm
Thu Apr 9th 2009 Sword Lake Youth Activity Center TAIWAN Taipei, Taiwan  
Fri Apr 10th 2009 Thunderdome Complex THAILAND Bangkok, Thailand Address: Muangthongthani, Banmai Subdistrict, Nonthaburi 11120, Bangkok
Sat Apr 11th 2009 D’Marquee, Downtown East SINGAPORE Singapore, Singapore Show times: 8pm. Doors open 6pm

Special guests: Cynic & Daath

Date Venue Location Additional Info
Wed Apr 15th 2009 House of Blues UNITED STATES Anaheim, CA US  
Fri Apr 17th 2009 Knitting Factory Concert Hall UNITED STATES Boise, ID US  
Sat Apr 18th 2009 Knitting Factory Concert Hall UNITED STATES Spokane, WA US  
Sun Apr 19th 2009 Wilma Theater UNITED STATES Missoula, MT US  
Tue Apr 21st 2009 The Venue @ Playmakers UNITED STATES Fargo, ND US  
Wed Apr 22nd 2009 Sokol Auditorium UNITED STATES Omaha, NE US  
Fri Apr 24th 2009 Pop’s UNITED STATES Sauget, IL US  
Sat Apr 25th 2009 The Rave UNITED STATES Milwaukee, WI US Previously postponed show
Sun Apr 26th 2009 Bogart’s UNITED STATES Cincinnati, OH US  
Mon Apr 27th 2009 Newport Music Hall UNITED STATES Columbus, OH US  
Tue Apr 28th 2009 The Orange Peel UNITED STATES Asheville, NC US  
Thu Apr 30th 2009 Mr. Smalls UNITED STATES Millvale, PA US  
Fri May 1st 2009 The Town Ballroom UNITED STATES Buffalo, NY US  
Sat May 2nd 2009 The Intersection UNITED STATES Grand Rapids, MI US  
Mon May 4th 2009 Lupo’s at The Strand UNITED STATES Providence, RI US  
Tue May 5th 2009 Toad’s Place UNITED STATES New Haven, CT US  
Thu May 7th 2009 Higher Ground UNITED STATES So. Burlington, VT US  
Fri May 8th 2009 Nothern Lights UNITED STATES Clifton Park, NY US  
Sat May 9th 2009 Crocodile Rock UNITED STATES Allentown, PA US  
Sun May 10th 2009 The Norva UNITED STATES Norfolk, VA US  
Mon May 11th 2009 Jaxx UNITED STATES West Springfield, VA US Special show added. Support: Daath

Festivals and headline shows in Europe

Date Venue Location Additional Info
Sat May 30th 2009 Rock Hard Festival – Amphitheater Gelsenkirchen GERMANY Gelsenkirchen, Germany  
Fri Jun 5th 2009 Rock Am Ring GERMANY Nürburgring, Germany  
Sat Jun 6th 2009 Rock Im Park GERMANY Nürnberg, Germany  
Fri Jun 12th 2009 Waldrock Festival NETHERLANDS Burgum, Netherlands  
Sat Jun 13th 2009 Download Festival UNITED KINGDOM Donnington, United Kingdom  
Sat Jun 20th 2009 Kobeta Sonik SPAIN Bilbao, Spain  
Sun Jun 21st 2009 Hellfest FRANCE Clisson, France  
Fri Jun 26th 2009 Graspop Festival BELGIUM Dessel, Belgium  
Sat Jun 27th 2009 Metaltown Festival SWEDEN Gothenburg, Sweden  
Mon Jul 6th 2009 Metalcamp SLOVENIA Tolmin, Slovenia  
Tue Jul 7th 2009 Villa Contarini ITALY Padova, Italy DragonForce Headline Show, plus special guest Cathedral
Wed Jul 8th 2009 Villa Serra ITALY Genova, Italy DragonForce Headline Show, plus special guests Arthemis, White Skull
Fri Jul 10th 2009 Masters of Rock CZECH REPUBLIC Vizovice, Czech Republic Festival Web Site
Fri Jul 31st 2009 Wacken Open Air GERMANY Wacken, Germany  
Sat Aug 1st 2009 Ankkarock FINLAND Korso, Finland  
Fri Aug 7th 2009 Alternavigo Festival SPAIN Vigo, Spain  
Fri Sep 4th 2009 Two Days a Week Festival AUSTRIA Weisen, Austria

Special guests: Sonata Arctica / Taking Dawn

Date Venue Location Additional Info
Tue Sep 15th 2009 Empire Event Center UNITED STATES Sacramento, CA US Support: Taking Dawn. All ages.
Wed Sep 16th 2009 Majestic Ventura Theatre UNITED STATES Ventura, CA US Support: Taking Dawn. All ages.
Fri Sep 18th 2009 House of Blues UNITED STATES Los Angeles, CA US All ages show
Sat Sep 19th 2009 Regency Center @ The Grand UNITED STATES San Francisco, CA US All ages show
Sun Sep 20th 2009 Roseland Theater UNITED STATES Portland, OR US All ages show
Mon Sep 21st 2009 Commodore Ballroom CANADA Vancouver, Canada All ages show
Wed Sep 23rd 2009 Edmonton Events Centre CANADA Edmonton, Canada All ages show
Thu Sep 24th 2009 MacEwan Hall Ballroom CANADA Calgary, Canada All ages show
Fri Sep 25th 2009 Odeon Events Centre CANADA Saskatoon, Canada All ages show
Sat Sep 26th 2009 Garrick Centre CANADA Winnipeg, Canada All ages show
Moved from Burton Cummings
Mon Sep 28th 2009 Beaumont UNITED STATES Kansas City, MO US All ages show
Tue Sep 29th 2009 The Cabooze UNITED STATES Minneapolis, MN US All ages show
Wed Sep 30th 2009 House of Blues UNITED STATES Chicago, IL US All ages show
Fri Oct 2nd 2009 Sound Academy CANADA Toronto, Canada All ages show
Sat Oct 3rd 2009 Le Medley CANADA Montreal, Canada All ages show
Sun Oct 4th 2009 Theatre Imperial CANADA Quebec City, Canada All ages show
Tue Oct 6th 2009 The Fillmore @ Irving Plaza UNITED STATES New York City, NY US All ages show
Wed Oct 7th 2009 Ram’s Head Live UNITED STATES Baltimore, MD US All ages show
Fri Oct 9th 2009 The Palladium UNITED STATES Worcester, MA US All ages show
Sat Oct 10th 2009 The Chance UNITED STATES Poughkeepsie, NY US All ages show
Sun Oct 11th 2009 Theatre of the Living Arts UNITED STATES Philadelphia, PA US All ages show

Support acts selected by Metal Hammer Germany

Date Venue Location Additional Info
Fri Oct 16th 2009 Alter Schlachthof GERMANY Lingen, Germany Support act: The Splatter And Gore Department
Sat Oct 17th 2009 X GERMANY Herford, Germany Support act:
Sun Oct 18th 2009 Matrix GERMANY Bochum, Germany Support act:
Mon Oct 19th 2009 Columbia Club GERMANY Berlin, Germany Support act:
Wed Oct 21st 2009 Löwensaal GERMANY Nuremberg, Germany Support act:
Thu Oct 22nd 2009 Colos-Saal GERMANY Aschaffenburg, Germany Support act:
Fri Oct 23rd 2009 Substage GERMANY Karlsruhe, Germany  
Sat Oct 24th 2009 Garage GERMANY Saarbrücken, Germany Support act:
Sun Oct 25th 2009 Kulturladen GERMANY Konstanz, Germany Support act:
Tue Oct 27th 2009 Essigfabrik GERMANY Cologne, Germany Support act:
Wed Oct 28th 2009 Faust GERMANY Hannover, Germany Support act:
Fri Oct 30th 2009 Hellraiser GERMANY Leipzig, Germany Support act:
Sat Oct 31st 2009 Kulturfabrik LUXEMBOURG Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg Support act:

plus special guests

Date Venue Location Additional Info
Sat Nov 7th 2009 Opera 1 BRAZIL Curitiba, Brazil Re-scheduled
Sun Nov 8th 2009 Carioca Clube BRAZIL São Paulo, Brazil Re-scheduled
Tue Nov 10th 2009 Teatro Caupolican CHILE Santiago, Chile Re-scheduled
Wed Nov 11th 2009 Teatro Flores ARGENTINA Buenos Aires, Argentina Re-scheduled
Fri Nov 13th 2009 Downtown Majestic COLOMBIA Bogota, Colombia Re-scheduled
Sat Nov 14th 2009 Circo Volador MEXICO Mexico City, Mexico Re-scheduled

plus special guests Sabaton / Sylosis / Glamour of the Kill

Date Venue Location Additional Info
Thu Nov 19th 2009 Leas Cliff Hall UNITED KINGDOM Folkestone, United Kingdom  
Fri Nov 20th 2009 Hexagon UNITED KINGDOM Reading, United Kingdom  
Sat Nov 21st 2009 Cliffs UNITED KINGDOM Southend, United Kingdom  
Mon Nov 23rd 2009 Guildhall UNITED KINGDOM Southampton, United Kingdom  
Tue Nov 24th 2009 Hall for Cornwall UNITED KINGDOM Truro, United Kingdom  
Wed Nov 25th 2009 University UNITED KINGDOM Bristol, United Kingdom  
Thu Nov 26th 2009 Wulfren Hall UNITED KINGDOM Wolverhampton, United Kingdom  
Sat Nov 28th 2009 53 Degrees UNITED KINGDOM Preston, United Kingdom  
Sun Nov 29th 2009 St. Georges Hall UNITED KINGDOM Bradford, United Kingdom  
Mon Nov 30th 2009 Academy UNITED KINGDOM Sheffield, United Kingdom  
Tue Dec 1st 2009 Victoria Hall UNITED KINGDOM Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent), United Kingdom  
Thu Dec 3rd 2009 ABC UNITED KINGDOM Glasgow, United Kingdom  
Fri Dec 4th 2009 Fat Sam’s UNITED KINGDOM Dundee, United Kingdom  
Sat Dec 5th 2009 Iron Works UNITED KINGDOM Inverness, United Kingdom  
Mon Dec 7th 2009 Empire UNITED KINGDOM Middlesbrough, United Kingdom  
Tue Dec 8th 2009 Corn Exchange UNITED KINGDOM Cambridge, United Kingdom  
Thu Dec 10th 2009 Engine Shed UNITED KINGDOM Lincoln, United Kingdom  
Fri Dec 11th 2009 Academy UNITED KINGDOM Manchester, United Kingdom  
Sat Dec 12th 2009 Academy UNITED KINGDOM Liverpool, United Kingdom