Helloween and Hammerfall United Forces Tour restarts in May

The rescheduled United Forces Tour featuring Heavy Metal titans, Helloween and Hammerfall, begins on 4 May 2022 at Manchester Academy. Brixton Academy follows before the bands head out to mainland Europe.

Andi Deris told MetalTalk, “we are ‘hammered’ to have our friends from Hammerfall with us on tour! Back in 2002, the band produced their album Crimson Thunder in my studio in Tenerife, and we had a lot of fun back then.”

“We are so ridiculously excited about this,” Oscar Dronjak said. “Not only do we get to go out on tour again after two looooooooong years of stage drought, but we get to do it with a band that we love and was a great inspiration to us in forming Hammerfall in the first place.

“The United Forces Tour will be something truly special. You can count on that.” 

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04may8:00 pmHelloween, ManchesterManchester Academy

05may8:00 pmHelloween, LondonBrixton Academy

Tickets can be bought from www.bandsintown.com/a/4307-helloween

Helloween and Hammerfall United Forces Tour restarts in May

Helloween released their self-titled sixteenth studio album last year, which opened a brand new chapter in their 35-year Power Metal odyssey. MetalTalk described the album as one of the best albums of their career.

The album was designed to deliver the feel of Helloween’s classic era and was recorded entirely in analogue, giving it a natural and more traditional sound. The band also used the original drum kit of former drummer Ingo Schwichtenberg, who sadly passed away in 1995, a lovely homage to his playing on the Seven Keys records.

Helloween recently released the video for Out For The Glory. “I had an idea for a video where all band members are depicted as dinky, odd noble courtiers and ministers,” guitarist Michael Weikath said.

“All of us should be floating in the clouds, [vocalist Andi] Deris as a nutty emperor… and after a while, more and more details came up and at one point in time we wrote everything down and sent the video concept to the Australian animation team.”

United Forces 2022-2023 Tour

23.05.2022 FR Lyon – Transbordeur *

25.05.2022 FR Paris – Olympia *

New Dates:

28.06.2022 HU Budapest – Papp Laszlo Sportarena

29.06.2022 AT Vienna – Gasometer

30.06.2022 CZ Prague – O2

02.07.2022 SK Zvolenska Slatina OLYMPIC Fields – Open Air

27.08.2022 IT Milan – Ippodromo San Siro – Open Air *

08.09.2022 DE Berlin – Verti Music Hall

09.09.2022 DE Regensburg – Donau Arena

10.09.2022 DE Bamberg – Brose Arena

13.09.2022 NL Tilburg – 013

14.09.2022 LU Luxemburg – Rockhal

16.09.2022 DE Stuttgart – Schleyerhalle

18.09.2022 PL Katowice – MCK

13.10.2022 BG Sofia – Arena Armeec

09.12.2022 DE Frankfurt – Jahrhunderthalle

11.12.2022 DE Kempten – Big Box

13.12.2022 CH Zurich – Samsung Hall

03.02.2023 ES Barcelona – St. Jordi Club

04.02.2023 ES Madrid – Wizink Center

20.04.2023 RU St.Petersburg – A2 *

22.04.2023 RU Moscow – Adrenaline–Stadium *

28.04.2023 NO Oslo – Sentrum Scene

29.04.2023 SE Göteborg – Partille Arena

01.05.2023 FI Helsinki – Black Box

02.05.2023 EE Tallinn – Noblessneri Valukoda

05.05.2023 DE Bochum – Ruhrcongress

06.05.2023 DE Hamburg – Sporthalle

*without Hammerfall

Tickets remain valid.

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