KORPIKLAANI release lyric video for 'Bir Bir' feat. FLERET

IN SUPPORT OF 2019 FESTIVAL SEASON, KICK OFF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND TOUR TOMORROW 

 
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Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI don't seem to need any rest! After playing an extensive European tour with TURISAS and TROLLFEST in support of their latest studio album 'Kulkija'('Wanderer'), the band is about to kick off an 8-show Australian & New Zealand run (w/ TROLDHAUGEN) tomorrow. But before the sextet continues their current touring cycle with a North American co-headline tour with their label mates in ELUVEITIE in September/October, KORPIKLAANI will perform a string of European festival gigs. In anticipation of these upcoming summer dates - starting at Metalfest Open Air, Pilsen (CZ) on June 2nd - the band has unleashed a brand new lyric video for the Czech version of their all-time favourite 'Beer Beer', which can also be found on the tour edition of 'Kulkija'

 
 

FLERET comment, "The cooperation with KORPIKLAANI on the Czech version of their hit song 'Beer Beer (Bír Bír)' convinced us that even folk metal superstars like them can be nice guys with stellar manners. Not only did they prove this during the rehearsal at the Masters Of Rock Café in Zlín but also on the Masters Of Rock 2018 festival stage where we played with them after only one rehearsal of their song 'Vodka', our song 'Vizovice' and then - we believe we can say - our common song 'Beer Beer (Bír Bír)' with the Czech lyrics of our lyricist Jan Mrlík. That was a remarkable and exciting experience for us and hopefully for KORPIKLAANI as well. KORPIKLAANI, thanks to all of you!" 

The track will be available digitally from Friday, May 24! 

KORPIKLAANI live: 

'The Wayfarers Australia & New Zealand Tour 2019' 
w/ TROLDHAUGEN 
18.05. NZ Wellington - Valhalla  *SOLD OUT* 
19.05. NZ Auckland - Whammy Bar 
21.05. AUS Brisbane - The Triffid 
22.05. AUS Sydney - Manning Bar 
23.05. AUS Canberra - The Basement 
24.05. AUS Melbourne - Max Watt's 
25.05. AUS Adelaide - Enigma Bar 
26.05. AUS Perth - Amplifier 

02.06. CZ Pilsen - Metalfest Open Air 
21. - 23.06.  LT Varniai - Kilkim Žaibu 
05.07. F Colombier-Saugnieu - Plane ‘R Fest 
06.07. D Ballenstedt - Rockharz Open Air 
12.07. UA Kiev - Atlas Weekend 
26.07. SLO Tolmin - MetalDays 
01. - 04.08. RO Rasnov - Rockstadt Extreme Fest 
02. - 03.08. FIN Tampere - SaariHelvetti 
17.08. F St. Nolff - Motocultor Festival 

'Wanderers Towards Rebirth - Kulkija Ad Ategnatos' 
w/ ELUVEITIE, GONE IN APRIL 
19.09. USA Tampa, FL - The Orpheum 
20.09. USA Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade 
21.09. USA New Orleans, LA - House of Blues 
22.09. USA Houston, TX - White Oak Music Hall 
23.09. USA Austin, TX - Come and Take It Live 
24.09. USA Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill 
26.09. USA Mesa, AZ - Club Red 
27.09. USA Los Angeles, CA - Regent Theater 
28.09. USA Oakland, CA - Metro Operahouse 
29.09. USA Portland, OR - The Bossanova Ballroom 
30.09. CDN Vancouver, BC - Rickshaw Theatre 
01.10. USA Seattle, WA - El Corazon 
03.10. USA Denver, CO - Summit 
04.10. USA Lincoln, NE - The Royal Grove 
05.10. USA Minneapolis, MN - The Cabooze 
06.10. USA Chicago, IL - Concord Music Hall 
07.10. CDN Toronto, ON - The Opera House 
08.10. CDN Ottawa, ON - Brass Monkey 
09.10. CDN Montréal, QC - Théâtre Corona 
10.10. CDN Québec, QC - Impérial Bell 
11.10. USA Worcester, MA - Palladium 
12.10. USA Reading, PA - Reverb 
13.10. USA Baltimore, MD - Soundstage 
14.10. USA New York, NY - PlayStation Theater 

Order  'Kulkija' and more, here:  www.nuclearblast.de/suche/korpiklaani 

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. 

The  'Beer Beer' CD includes 14 versions of  KORPIKLAANI's iconic song  'Beer Beer', graced by the likes of  Christopher Bowes ( ALESTORM),  Steve "Zetro" Souza ( EXODUS),  Andreas "Gerre" GeremiaTANKARD),  Jesper Anastasiadis ( TURISAS),  TROLLFEST,  HEIDEVOLK and many more of their friends' bands and musicians. 

'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. Bír Bír (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 ACHSAR) 
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) 

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