Faroese pagan metallers TYR will be invading North American shores once again this August and September as direct support for Nuclear Blast recording artists (and former NAPALM RECORDS labelmates) KORPIKLAANI. Joining the 24-date tour will be the esteemed MOONSORROW and METSATÖLL. Here are the CONFIRMED dates/venues thus far:
Aug 28 – Quebec City, QC @ Imperial Theatre
Aug 29 – Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
Aug 30 – Toronto, ON @ Opera House
Aug 31 – Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s
Sep 1 – Joliet, IL @ Mojoe’s
Sep 2 – St Paul, MN @ Station-4
Sep 3 – Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater
Sep 4 -Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
Sep 5 – Billings, MT @ Manny’s
Sep 6 – Salt Lake City, UT @ TBA
Sep 8 – Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
Sep 9 – Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theater
Sep 10 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
Sep 11 – San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge
Sep 12 – Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky
Sep 13 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
Sep 14 – Ramona, CA @ Ramona Mainstage
Sep 15 – Tempe, AZ @ Rocky Point
Sep 18 – Detroit, MI @ Harpo’s
Sep 19 – Buffalo, NY @ Club Infinity
Sep 20 – Reading, PA @ Reverb
Sep 21 – Springfield, VA @ Empire
Sep 22 – New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
Sep 23 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium
TYR frontman Heri Joensen had the following to say about this upcoming North American trek: “Finally, we’re coming back to the US and Canada! Thanks to all who have written and helped to bring this about. This tour is guaranteed to be a blast, and we’re looking very much forward to it. We’re sorry if your town is not on our schedule, but we ask you to please travel a few extra miles to see us, and we promise we’ll make it worth your effort.
A web-friendly admat for the tour is both below and attached.

TYR’s most recent album, The Lay of Thyrm, was released by NAPALM RECORDS in 2011 to worldwide critical acclaim. For more info, consult www.facebook.com/tyrband and www.tyr.fo.