In the morning hours of June 14th, HELLOWEEN drummer Dani Loeble was hospitalized with an appendix breakthrough. He undertook an emergency surgery and his doctors have strongly advised him to "rest for several weeks!“.
Due to Dani’s sudden illness, the band has no choice but to postpone the scheduled Japanese tour starting this Sunday in Hiroshima. The promoter Creative Man Production Co., Ltd. is currently working on rescheduling the dates. Please keep your tickets and kindly wait for further instructions & updates via HELLOWEEN's and Creative Man's homepage and Facebook page - thank you!
HELLOWEEN deeply apologizes any inconvenience this may cause and greatly appreciates the understanding of their faithful Japanese fans!
Read more … HELLOWEEN forced to cancel Japanese tour due to sudden illness of drummer Dani Loeble!
Today, HELLOWEEN announce the first shows of the European »My God-Given Right« Tour 2016. Their label mates RAGE as well as CRIMES OF PASSION are confirmed as support acts... Swiss Rockers GOTTHARD will replace RAGE in the Czech Republic:
30.01. D München – Backstage
31.01. I Milan – Alcatraz
02.02. F Paris – Le Bataclan
06.02. D Oberhausen – Turbinenhalle
07.02. D Stuttgart – Longhorn
10.02. N Oslo – Rockefeller
11.02. S Götheburg – Trädgan
19.02. CZ Zlin – Hala Euronics (Very Special Guest: GOTTHARD)
20.02. CZ Prague – Forum Karlin (Very Special Guest: GOTTHARD)
further shows to be announced soon...
Read more … First European tour dates 2016 announced
HELLOWEEN will return to North America to play select dates in 2016! The band will be supporting the release of their 15th studio album, My God-Given Right - confirmed dates are as follows:
02/28/16 Corona Theatre – Montreal, QUE
02/29/16 Imperial de Quebec – Quebec City, QUE
03/01/16 Best Buy Theater – New York, NY
03/03/16 Agora Theater – Cleveland, OH
03/04/16 Concorde Music Hall – Chicago, IL
03/06/16 Showbox at the Market – Seattle, WA
03/07/16 The Avalon – Hollywood, CA
Pre-sale tickets are available now on EnterTheVault.com. Tickets go onsale at all other outlets on August 22.
Read more … HELLOWEEN announce select North American dates in 2016!
....we just finished this leg of the tour with Judas Priest, many thanks to this magnificent band and their magnificent crew for the super treatment we received from your side - it's been a pleasure and honor touring with you heroes of our youth, and ever since.
Thanks to the Priest and 'ween fans who've cheered together these times around, who've turned this into mesmerizing events.
Until the very end... call for the Priest!
Guys...we wanna wish you lots more success on this and all future tours of yours...! - whenever we may meet again, be it on this globe or elsewhere.
Read more … THANK YOU - JUDAS PRIEST!
A few weeks ago, German-based metal band HELLOWEEN released their current opus »My God-Given Right«, which cemented their status as the godfathers of Melodic Speed Metal again. With this outstanding album, the band entered the German Top 10 again - they hit the chart list on #8.
In some countries, HELLOWEEN reached their highest chart positions in their 30 year old career. Even in Japan, they landed on #9 of their national charts.
More remarkable chart entries are as follows...
Read more … »My God-Given Right« enter charts worldwide!