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Insomnium, Enslaved & Black Anvil Announce North American Tour, Insomnium Debut “White Christ” Video Featuring Sakis Tolis Of Rotting Christ


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Insomnium and Enslaved have announced the dates for a North American tour they will be co-headlining this coming spring. Black Anvil will be taking on the opening duties for that trek. Both of the aforementioned headliners have new albums in the wings, with Enslaved‘s sixteenth studio outing “Heimdal” due out March 03rd. Insomnium  ninth full-length offering “Anno 1969” will land a week prior on February 24th.

Coinciding with the announcement of this trek is the arrival of a video for Insomnium‘s latest single “White Christ“, which features a guest spot from Rotting Christ vocalist/guitarist Sakis Tolis. Riivata directed that clip, while several members of the Finnish melodic death metal group weighed in on the song itself.

Guitarist Markus Vanhala:

“Heavy & hypnotic! A very Rotting Christ-influenced song, and it was insane that in the end Sakis of Rotting Christ ended up being featured on the song as a vocalist. Can’t wait to see people raise their fists at concerts for this banger.”

Bassist/vocalist Niilo Sevänen:

“This is Markus Vanhala‘s composition and maybe the heaviest song on the album. Great to have Sakis from Rotting Christ on this track too. Lyrically it is about the mindset of the main antagonist of the story and the religious fervor.”

Guitarist Ville Friman:

“A really catchy and heavy song. Also a new type of Insomnium song we have not had before on any previous albums.”

You can find that video below alongside the dates for the for aforementioned tour. Tickets for the latter will be made available this Friday, December 16th at 10:00am local time.

04/05 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
04/06 Boston, MA – Big Night Live
04/07 Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre
04/08 Toronto, ON – The Opera House
04/10 Detroit, MI – Saint Andrew’s Hall
04/11 Chicago, IL – House Of Blues
04/12 Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
04/14 Denver, CO – The Gothic Theatre
04/15 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
04/17 Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
04/18 Vancouver, BC – The Rickshaw
04/19 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
04/21 Berkeley, CA – The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
04/22 Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda Theatre
04/23 Phoenix, AZ – Nile Theater
04/25 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live
04/26 Dallas, TX – The Echo Lounge & Music Hall
04/28 Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse
04/29 Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theatre
04/30 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage

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