20 September 2011
Leprous: Confirm massive European tour with Amorphis!
Leprous:  Confirm massive European tour with Amorphis!
Progressive/avantgarde metallers LEPROUS have recently released their much anticipated third album and InsideOutMusic debut “Bilateral” on August 22nd, 2011 in Europe and entered the national sales charts in their native Norway on position # 61 upon release, followed by position # 66 in its second week and # 78 in its third week of release.

To further promote their “Bilateral” release, LEPROUS are now proud to announce that they have just been confirmed to be supporting Finnish Metallers AMORPHIS
on a massive European tour between November 2011 and January 2012.
The full list of concerts, covering a total of 41 shows in 21 countries, reads as follows:

AMORPHIS + LEPROUS – European Tour 2011/2012:

WED 02.11.2011 (Estonia) TALLINN - Rock Cafe
THU 03.11.2011 (Latvia) RIGA - Melna Piektdiena
FRI 04.11.2011 (Lithuania) VILNIUS - Mulen Ruzas
SAT 05.11.2011 (Poland) WARSAW - Progresja
SUN 06.11.2011 (Poland) CRACOW - Kwadrat
TUE 08.11.2011 (Romania) SIBIU - Oldies Pub
WED 09.11.2011 (Romania) BUCHAREST - Silver Church Club
THU 10.11.2011 (Bulgaria) SOFIA - The 4th kilometer
FRI 11.11.2011 (Turkey) ISTANBUL - Romeo and Juliette
SAT 12.11.2011 (Greece) THESSALONIKI - Block 33
SUN 13.11.2011 (Greece) ATHENS - Gagarin 205
TUE 15.11.2011 (Italy) TREVISO - New Age
WED 16.11.2011 (Italy) MILAN - Alcatraz
THU 17.11.2011 (France) LYON - Ninkasi Kao
FRI 18.11.2011 (Spain) BARCELONA - Bikini
SAT 19.11.2011 (Spain) MADRID - Sala Heineken
SUN 20.11.2011 (Portugal) PORTO - Club Hard
TUE 22.11.2011 (Portugal) LISBON - Incrível Almadense
WED 23.11.2011 (Spain) SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA - Sala Capitol
THU 24.11.2011 (Spain) BARAKALDO - Rock Star Live
FRI 25.11.2011 (France) TOULOUSE - Le Phare
SAT 26.11.2011 (France) PARIS - Divan du Monde
SUN 27.11.2011 (England) LONDON - O2 Academy Islington

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MON 26.12.2011 (Germany) JENA - F-Haus
TUE 27.12.2011 (Germany) BOCHUM - Zeche
WED 28.12.2011 (Germany) OSNABRÜCK - Hyde Park
THU 29.12.2011 (Germany) HANNOVER - Capitol
FRI 30.12.2011 (Germany) KARLSRUHE - Substage
SAT 31.12.2011 (Switzerland) PRATTELN - Z7
TUE 03.01.2012 (Germany) SAARBRÜCKEN - Garage
WED 04.01.2012 (Germany) NÜRNBERG - Hirsch
THU 05.01.2012 (Austria) SALZBURG - Rockhouse
FRI 06.01.2012 (Austria) GRAZ - Explosiv
SAT 07.01.2012 (Slovakia) BRATISLAVA - Majestic Music Club
SUN 08.01.2012 (Hungary) BUDAPEST - Club 202
TUE 10.01.2012 (Austria) VIENNA - Szene
WED 11.01.2012 (Czech Republic) PRAGUE - Abaton
THU 12.01.2012 (Germany) ASCHAFFENBURG - Colos-Saal
FRI 13.01.2012 (The Netherlands) EINDHOVEN - Dynamo Club
SAT 14.01.2012 (Belgium) VOSSELAAR - Biebob
SUN 15.01.2012 (The Netherlands) HENGELO - Metropool


The first part of the tour (02.11.2011 – 27.11. 2011) will additionally feature NAHEMAH from Spain
as opening act and THE MAN-EATING TREE from Finland will respectively be
the opening act on the tour’s second part (26.12.2011 – 15.01.2012).

LEPROUS checked in to comment about the tour as follows:
"Hey everybody! Thanks for the great feedback you have given us for “Bilateral” so far – we truly couldn’t ask for a more positive vibe at this stage! And now it’s time for some touring… One year has passed since our previous run with Therion, and we’re all very excited to be heading out on our second tour of Europe at last in order to showcase “Bilateral” on stage as well. This is truly what we want to do, and we’re very happy to be able to go together with Amorphis this time around. It's nice to see that we’ll be visiting many new exciting places, but we're also pleased to see that we’ll be returning to many of the great places we’ve been before. We hope to meet as many of you as possible along the way, and hopefully we’ll give you a show you won’t forget!?"

Prior to the start of the AMORPHIS tour, LEPROUS will still be playing the following shows:
October 8th, 2011 Copenhagen / Denmark - Denmark Rock Festival / http://www.denmarkrockfestival.dk
October 29th, 2011 Skien / Norway - Parkbiografen + Pagans Mind

GuitarWorld.com, the online home of Guitar World Magazine is hosting a full album stream of "Bilateral", plus a recent interview with LEPROUS guitarist Tor Oddmund Suhrke. Check it out at: http://www.guitarworld.com/exclusive-leprous-streaming-new-album-bilateral

LEPROUS – “BILATERAL” / TRACKLISTING:

1. Bilateral
2. Forced Entry
3. Restless
4. Thorn
5. Mb. Indifferentia
6. Waste Of Air
7. Mediocrity Wins
8. Cryptogenic Desires
9. Acquired Taste
10. Painful Detour

“Bilateral” features outstanding cover artwork by surrealistic American artist Jeff Jordan (www.jeffjordanart.com), known for his stunning work for The Mars Volta, and was skillfully mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street (Opeth, Pain Of Salvation, Devin Townsend, Symphony X, etc.). The album and is set to musically re-define what it means to be progressive rock and/or metal, both for the devotees of the genre and the metal fans looking on from a safe distance.

LEPROUS Line-Up:
Einar Solberg - synth/vocals
Tor Oddmund Suhrke - guitar
Øystein Landsverk - guitar
Rein Blomquist - bass
Tobias Ørnes Andersen - drums

For more information please check:

LEPROUS online:
http://www.leprous.net
http://www.leprous.net/mobile (mobile website)
http://www.facebook.com/leprousband
http://www.myspace.com/leprousband

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