KORPIKLAANI -release lyric video to ‘Beer Beer’ feat. ALESTORM’s Chris Bowes

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2018 will go down in the history as an important year for KORPIKLAANI. The band celebrated its 15th anniversary, released their 10th album »Kulkija« and finally wrapped up the year with a successful North American tour in December. 2019 will be just as busy. The Finnish Folk Metal Superstars will start the year with an 8-date Finnish tour and will be joined on stage with a brass section from Lahti Sinfonia. With KORPIKLAANI attracting a wide and varied audience, it is especially nice that the tour includes also two all-ages shows at Nosturi in Helsinki and Finlandia Klubi in Lahti. The show in Helsinki will be opened by WALTARI and the Norwegian TROLLFEST, while all Finnish shows will also be supported by PROFANE OMEN who recently released their latest album »Ooka«. After the Finnish tour, KORPIKLAANI will continue their world wide »Kulkija« -tour with a month-long European run with TURISAS and TROLLFEST and in May, the band will once again head down to Australia and New Zealand. Just recently, Pyynikin Craft Brewery unveiled a tasty KORPIKLAANI lager and to celebrate this occasion, the band will release a special tour edition of their new album »Kulkija« (“Wanderer”), which doesn’t only include the regular songs, but also a bonus CD titled »Beer Beer«. This disk, only available in the physical package, includes 14 versions of KORPIKLAANI’s iconic song ‘Beer Beer’, graced by the likes of Christopher Bowes (ALESTORM), Steve “Zetro” Souza (EXODUS), Andreas “Gerre” Geremia (TANKARD), Jesper Anastasiadis (TURISAS), TROLLFEST, HEIDEVOLK and many more of their friends’ bands and musicians. The first taster is released today in the form of a lyric video to ‘Beer Beer’ and you can listen to the track with Christopher Bowes, here: https://youtu.be/pYP-QPPt_p0

Download or stream the single, here: http://nblast.de/KorpiklaaniBeerBeer

The more ethereal band Jonne, led by the KORPIKLAANI lead vocalist Jonne Järvelä, will unveil a single trilogy started by the single ‘Kaiho’ that was released in November and also featured WALTARI vocalist Kärtsy Hatakka. The trilogy will be completed with the releases of ‘Tuhka’ in February and ‘Autere’ in March. Both of these songs will also feature vocalist Riikka Jaakkola, familiar from the series Voice Of Finland. All three songs deal with the emotions of death and longing, and will be available for streaming and through other digital service channels. Pre-order »Kulkija [Tour Edition]« now: http://nblast.de/KorpiklaaniKulkijaTE

»Kulkija [Tour Edition]« – Track Listing:

01. Neito

02. Korpikuusen kyynel

03. Aallon alla

04. Harmaja

05. Kotikonnut

06. Korppikalliota

07. Kallon malja

08. Sillanrakentaja

09. Henkselipoika

10. Pellervoinen

11. Riemu

12. Kuin korpi nukkuva

13. Juomamaa

14. Tuttu on tie

»Beer Beer« CD

01. Kaljaa (feat. Vesku | KLAMYDIA)

02. Bier Bier (feat. Gerre | TANKARD)

03. Bíra Bíra (feat. FLERET)

04. Øl Øl (feat. TROLLFEST)

05. Shai Shai (feat. NYTT LAND)

06. Birra Birra (feat. Emilio | SKILTRON)

07. Пиво Пиво (feat. TROLL BENDS FIR)

08. Pivo Pivo (feat. Meri | IRIJ)

09. Μπύρα Μπύρα (feat. Jesper | TURISAS)

10. Pivo Pivo (feat. Milan from ASCHAR)

11. Beer Kill Kill (feat. Zetro | EXODUS)

12. Beer Beer (feat. Chris | ALESTORM)

13. Mellanöl (feat. Viking Danielson | SVARTA LJUSET)

14. Bier Bier (feat. HEIDEVOLK)

With 14 tracks and a total running time of over 71 minutes, »Kulkija« is the group’s longest album to date. Working with producer Janne Saksa for the first time, the album was recorded at Petrax Studio (Hollola, FIN) and mixed at Sound Supreme Studios (Hämeenlinna, FIN). Mastering duties were handled by renowned engineer Svante Forsbäck (RAMMSTEIN etc.). The cover was designed by Jan Yrlund (BATTLE BEAST, MANOWAR etc.), who has already created several artworks for previous albums and singles for the band.Celebrate with KORPIKLAANI on these upcoming tour dates for 2019:

w/ PROFANE OMEN

25.01.              FIN      Helsinki – Nosturi (w/ TROLLFEST, WALTARI)

26.01.              FIN      Tampere – Klubi (w/ TROLLFEST)

31.01.              FIN      Jyväskylä – Lutakko

01.02.              FIN      Lahti – Finlandia-klubi

02.02.              FIN      Turku – Apollo

07.02.              FIN      Kuopio – Henry’s Pub

08.02.              FIN      Oulu – Hevimesta

09.02.              FIN      Seinäjoki – Rytmikorjaamo

»Wayfarers & Warriors Tour 2019«

w/ TURISAS, TROLLFEST

21.02.              LUX      Esch-sur-Alzette – Kulturfabrik

22.02.              D         Wacken – Wacken Winter Nights

23.02.              NL        Tilburg – 013

24.02.              B          Antwerp – Trix

25.02.              UK       London – Islington Assembly Hall

26.02.              F          Lille – Le Splendid

27.02.              F          Paris – La Cigale

28.02.              F          Mérignac – Krakatoa

01.03.              E          Bilbao – Santana 27

02.03.              P          Porto – Hard Club

03.03.              P          Lisbon – Lisboa ao Vivo

05.03.              E          Málaga – Paris 15

06.03.              E          Murcia – Garaje Beat Club

07.03.              E          Zaragoza – Centro Cívico Delicias

08.03.              F          Marseille – Espace Julien

09.03.              CH       Pratteln – Z7

10.03.              F          Bourg-en-Bresse – La Tannerie

11.03.              I           Trezzo sull’Adda (MI) – Live Club

12.03.              HR       Zagreb – Tvornica Kulture

13.03.              H         Budapest – Barba Negra Music Club

14.03.              SK        Bratislava – Majestic Music Club

15.03.              PL        Krakow – Klub Kwadrat

16.03.              PL        Warsaw – Progresja

17.03.              PL        Gdansk – B90

19.03.              D         Berlin – Huxleys Neue Welt

20.03.              PL        Wroclaw – A2

21.03.              D         Jena – F-Haus

22.03.              D         Munich – TonHalle

23.03.              D         Mannheim – MS Connexion Complex

24.03.              D         Cologne – Essigfabrik New Zealand & Australia *NEW*

18.05.              NZ       Wellington – Valhalla

19.05.              NZ       Auckland – Whammy Bar

21.05.              AUS     Brisbane – The Triffid *

22.05.              AUS     Sydney – The Manning Bar *

23.05.              AUS     Canberra – The Basement Hotel *

24.05.              AUS     Melbourne – Max Watts *

25.05.              AUS     Adelaide – The Enigma Bar *

26.05.              AUS     Perth – Amplifier Bar *

* with Troldhaugen

31.05. – 02.06. CZ        Pilsen – Metalfest Open Air

21. -23.06.      LT        Varniai – Kilkim Žaibu

03. – 06.07.     D         Ballenstedt – Rockharz Open Air

21. – 27.07.     SLO      Tolmin – MetalDays

01. – 04.08.     RO       Rasnov – Rockstadt Extreme Fest

02./03.08.       FIN      Tampere – SaariHelvetti

More on »Kulkija«:

‘Kotikonnut’ OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzsUWvKsgqQ

‘Harmaja’ OFFICIAL VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoTkmBB4yow

‘Henkselipoika’ OFFICIAL VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZB7PyLYQyXg

‘Aallon alla’ OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uul1tiTZ07Y

‘Kuin korpi nukkuva’ OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1HnD86aWS8

Track-by-Track #1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94I4_No8IKE

Track-by-Track #2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8VWu8wkV0E

Track-by-Track #3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlNKKaWwATk

Trailer #1 – Musical Development:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzDeQBDiJpg

Trailer #2 – Recordings & Production:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcugCiRzQl4

Are you a traveller or a wanderer? Be part of KORPIKLAANI’s journey around the world! Use the hashtag #Korpiklaani

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