Finnish metal legends Swallow the Sun have announced a second leg of their ‘When a Shadow Is Forced Into The Light Tour 2019’ commencing in Europe this Halloween with a series of November dates to follow. Supporting their emotionally poignant seventh album released earlier this year, the second chapter of the tour promises to deliver more of the beautiful intensity they’re well known for. With support from Katatonia spin-off project October Tide and fellow doom metallers Oceanwake, this promises to be a gloomy affair in all the best ways.
Dates and locations are as follows:
October 31st – Stengade, Copenhagen, DK
November 1st – Roxy, Flensburg, D
November 2nd – Bastard Club, Osnabrück, D
November 3rd – Dutch Doom Days, Rotterdam, NL
November 4th – Backstage, Paris, FR
November 5th – Mini Z7, Pratteln, CH
November 6th – Dagda Club, Retorbido, IT
November 7th – Traffic Club, Rome, IT
November 8th – Orto Bar, Ljubljana, SLO
November 9th – Zaścianek, Krakow, PL
November 10th – Randal Club, Bratislava, SVK
November 11th – Dürer Kert, Budapest, HU
November 12th – Pod Lampou, Plzen, CZ
November 13th – Backstage, Munich, D
November 14th – Cassiopeia, Berlin, D
November 15th – Uhrenwerk, Weimar, D
November 16th – Hammer of Doom, Würzburg, D*
November 17th – Bei Chez Heinz, Hannover, D**
*only Swallow the Sun
Swallow the Sun’s When a Shadow Is Forced Into Light saw the long-time torchbearers of European extreme metal push their sound to new compositional and thematic heights. Exploring grief within beautiful, intricate, and dynamically heavy arrangements, the live iteration of the band’s latest masterpiece is not to be missed.
Be sure to follow Swallow the Sun, October Tide, and Oceanwake for tickets and updates!