Haken joined by Between The Buried And Me for European tour

Haken will embark on a co-headline European tour in 2023 with Between The Buried And Me, which will be the progressive rocker’s first European dates since December 2019. Support is from Cryptodira.

The Island In Limbo tour will begin in Germany on the 21 February 2023 and will be the band’s first European run since December 2019. “After three years away and two cancelled tours due to the pandemic, our return to the European stage is going to feel very powerful indeed,” Ross Jennings said. “We’ve missed all those familiar faces in the audience, and can’t wait to welcome all the new fans to be part of the Haken live experience, too.”

Haken recently completed the recording of their new album, their first with keyboardist Pete Jones back in the band. “With new material imminent, and a bunch of songs from Virus still not performed live, we’re super excited to put the set list together for this run,” Jennings said.


23mar7:00 pm11:00 pmHaken, BristolSWG3

24mar7:00 pm11:00 pmHaken, ManchesterAcademy 2

25mar7:00 pm11:00 pmHaken, GlasgowThe Garage

26mar7:00 pm11:00 pmHaken, LondonShepherd's Bush Empire

The first track released from the new album was Nightingale. “Nightingale was the first track Pete Jones presented to the band after rejoining Haken this year,” the band said. “The initial song idea was quickly inspired of the classic Haken sound and naturally evolved into some new harmonic territory. The song ranges from delicate moments to monstrous riffs. We enlisted Jens Bogren to mix Nightingale, and, as always, he’s blown us away by capturing every detail while delivering power and energy. We couldn’t be happier with the finished product.

“Lyrically, the song reflects on the creative process itself; with a message that although it may be difficult of late, we must remember to be thankful for the positives in life, be they big or small.”

Co-headling for the tour is Between The Buried And Me, with support from Cryptodira. “We are also ecstatic to reunite with our dear friends and Progressive Metal cohorts, Between The Buried And Me, as our co-headliners,” the band said. “The tour stops at some of our bucket list venues, including London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire, which is set to be our biggest London show. What could be better than celebrating our musical journey so far at the ultimate homecoming venue?”

Haken – Island In Limbo dates

21st February – Gruenspan, Hamburg, Germany

22nd February – Werk 2-Kulturfabrik, Leipzig, Germany

23rd February – Heimathafen Neukölln, Berlin, Germany

24th February – Proxima, Warsaw, Poland

25th February – Palac Arkopolis, Prague, Czech Republic

26th February – Simm City, Vienna, Austria

28th February – Dürer Kert, Budapest, Hungary

1st March – Freiheitshalle, Munich, Germany

2nd March – Stadtmitte, Karlsruhe, Germany

3rd March – Kiff Saal, Aarau, Switzerland

4th March – New Age, Milan, Italy

6th March – Ninkasi Kao, Lyon, France

8th March – Razzmatazz 2, Barcelona, Spain

9th March – Mon, Madrid, Spain

10th March – Garaje, Murcia, Spain

11th March – Custom, Seville, Spain

12th March – Lisboa Ao Vivo, Lisbon, Portugal

13th March – Hard Club, Porto, Portugal

15th March – Connexion Live, Toulouse, France

16th March – Ferrailleur, Nantes, France

17th March – Alhambra, Paris, France

19th March – Rockhal, Esch-Sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

20th March – Bürgerhaus Stollwerck, Cologne, Germany

21st March – Trix Club, Antwerp, Belgium

22nd March – 013 Poppodium, Tilburg, Netherlands

23rd March – SWX , Bristol, England

24th March – Academy 2, Manchester, England

25th March – The Garage, Glasgow, Scotland

26th March – 02 Shepherds Bush Empire, London, England

28th March – Voxhall, Aarhus, Denmark

29th March – Rockefeller, Oslo, Norway

30th March – Pumpehuset Kransal, Copenhagen, Denmark

31st March – Fryshuset Klubben, Stockholm, Sweden

2nd April – Olympia-kortelli, Tampere, Finland

3rd April – Vanha Ylioppilastalo, Helsinki, Finland

5th April – Pustervik, Gothenburg, Sweden

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