MOONSPELL Announces European Headlining Tour

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL will embark on a European headlining tour in April/May. The trek will include stops in France, U.K., Germany, Spain, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

Commented the band:”We are proud to announce our European headliner tour for 2013, right after we return from USA/Canada with MARDUK.

“It’s a great feeling being able to play for more time for you and to connect more proximally in the clubs, our favorite lair to unleash our dark energy over you.

“Special guests will be announced soon.

“Come and celebrate with us our twentieth anniversary and join us in these nights of passion and doom. We count in you to fill the rooms with your undying support! See you soon, under the Spell!!!”

The dates are as follows:

Apr. 19 – FR – Rennes, L’Etage
Apr. 20 – FR – Limoges, CC John Lennon
Apr. 23 – UK – London, Underworld
Apr. 24 – DE – Essen, Turock
Apr. 25 – NL – Almelo, Naxtstage
Apr. 26 – DE – Ingolstadt, Eventhalle
Apr. 27 – CH – Lausanne, Docks
Apr. 28 – FR – Montpellier, Secret Place
Apr. 29 – FR – Toulon, Vox
Apr. 30 – FR – Cognac, Les anciens Abattoirs
May 01 – FR – Toulouse, Bikini

The “photobiography” book celebrating the 20th anniversary of Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL, titled “XX”, is now available to order by e-mailing

“XX” is available in both Portugese and English. It’s priced at 17.01 euros for the paperback, and 21.51 euros for the hardcover, plus shipping and handling.

MOONSPELL and MARDUK will join forces for the “Voices From The Dark” North American co-headlining tour in February/March 2013. Support on the trek will come from Colombian/American black metal rising demons INQUISITION, Italy’s gothic melodic sensation THE FORESHADOWING, and Sweden’s dark rock/metal band DEATH WOLF (featuring MARDUK members).

MOONSPELL‘s new album, “Alpha Noir”, was released on April 27 via the band’s new label home, Napalm Records. The cover artwork for the CD is an intricate, marvellous and symbolic creation by Seth Siro Anton, the Greek artist who collaborated with the band on “Night Eternal”.