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Apocalyptica & Epica

+ Wheel

Friday 3rd February

Academy

Tarja

+ Special Guests

Saturday 4th February

Academy 2

Kilimanjaro Live Presents
TARJA
PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS MY OWN GHOST

Manchester Academy 2 
Thursday 9th March 2017
Doors 7.30pm | Curfew 11pm

Tickets £17.50 advance STBF

 

“On The Shadow Self Tarja has got it brilliantly right … a supremely confident singer who … has found her sound” – 8/10 Metal Hammer

 

Tarja is very proud to announce two headline UK shows in 2017.

 

The UK shows will be a fantastic celebration at the end of a very successful year for Tarja. 2016 saw the release of a mini album “The Brightest Void” and her fourth studio album “The Shadow Self”, the heaviest record to date, to widespread critical acclaim. The first single (on both albums) No Bitter End, collected the essence of Tarja’s new work: massive guitar riffs, a driving beat and of course Tarja’s incredible vocals to create a powerful soundscape, that will be un-missable live.

 

The versatile singer is following up on the success of the multi-platinum and gold awarded previous records “My Winter Storm” (2007), “What Lies Beneath” (2010) and her most recent album “Colours In The Dark” (2013) which charted all over the globe including 4 Top 10 entries.

Karnivool

+ Special Guests

Tuesday 7th February

Academy 2

Michael Franti & Spearhead

Wednesday 8th February

Academy 2

Deathstars

+ Support

Friday 10th February

Academy 3

DEATHSTARS were formed in Strömstad, Sweden in 2000 – born of a variety of influences ranging from black and death metal, to rock ’n’ roll and industrial. They’ve released four full-length studio albums to date; Synthetic Generation (2003), Termination Bliss (2006), Night Electric Night (2009), and The Perfect Cult (2014). The band has stated that Synthetic Generation was a bit of an experiment and challenge, the members all having come from underground extreme metal bands, which was more familiar territory at that point.Termination Bliss garnered the group immediate attention, the band touring with Cradle Of Filth in 2006 in its wake - whilst follow-up Night Electric Night launched them internationally, lauding them enormous praise and landing them a tour with Rammstein in arenas throughout Europe. Latest album The Perfect Cult saw them continue their impeccable run – welcoming their first ever North American tour, and sadly the departure of Cat Casino, who has now returned to the fold.

Belinda Carlisle

Friday 17th February

Academy

Avatar

Plus Special Guests

Saturday 18th February

Academy

Twelve Foot Ninja

+ Support

Wednesday 22nd February

Academy 3

Hundred Reasons

+ Hell Is For Heroes + Guests

Saturday 25th February

Academy

Starset

Plus Special Guests

Monday 27th February

Academy 2


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