Official press release:
After a hectic 2015, which included 3 tours, a new EP, a music video, an appearance at Wacken Open Air and being crowned the International Wacken Champions, Canada’s Vesperia have rung in 2016 by signing a management agreement with California-based Fatal Illness Management.
Manager Eric Dow comments:
“Fatal Illness Management is proud to add Vesperia to our roster. Everyone involved in this partnership has great passion for this genre of music and we are very confident of the success we will have together. We have big plans in the works so be on the lookout for this epic onslaught.”
For more info on Fatal Illness Management, please visit the following link.
In additional news, Vesperia will be supporting Finnish metal masters Kalmah’s 2016 cross Canada tour from April 4th – 24th (dates listed below) plus finishing up their recording of their new album to follow up to 2015’s The Iron Tempests EP. The album is being recorded at Blue Sound & Music Studios in Toronto, Canada with engineer/producer Russ Mackay (Mastodon, Iron Maiden, Styx) and will feature an array of famous Canadian guest musicians with the art created by Juno award-winning artist Hugh Syme (Rush, Nevermore, Dream Theater).
Vesperia launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise over $5,000 to record the new album giving fans many special and unique perks for their contributions, including mead made by the band’s front man Morgan Rider, drinking horns, album pre-releases, the bands stage banners and much more! For all details on contributions, please visit the following link.
4/04 – Toronto, ON – Hard Luck Bar – Event Info
4/05 – Ottawa, ON – Mavericks – Event info
4/06 – Jonquiere, QC – Les Productions 4 Barils – Event info
4/07 – Rimouski, QC – Salle Desjardins-Telus – Event info
4/08 – Halifax, NS – Gus’ Pub & Grill – Event info
4/09 – Moncton, NB – Esquire Tavern – Event info
4/10 – Quebec, QC – Salle Multi de Méduse – Event info
4/11 – Montreal, QC – Foufounes Electriques
4/12 – Sherbrooke, QC – Le Murdoch
4/13 – Drummondville, QC – Salle Gaston-Mandeville
4/14 – Sudbury, ON – The Asylum
4/16 – Winnipeg, MB – The Park Theatre (Manitoba Metal Fest)
4/17 – Regina, SK – The Exchange
4/18 – Lethbridge, AB – Moose Hall
4/19 – Edmonton, AB – Starlite Room
4/20 – Prince George, BC – Generator Cabaret
4/21 – Vancouver, BC – The Red Room
4/22 – Victoria, BC – Logan’s Pub
4/23 – Kelowna, BC – Flashback’s
4/24 – Calgary, AB – Distortion
4/26 – Brandon, MB @ North Hill Inn *
4/29 – Timmins, ON @ The Working Class *
* = no Kalmah