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17 August 2010
Dark Tranquillity: WHERE DEATH IS MOST ALIVE TOUR 2010 - And the winners are...
Dark Tranquillity:  WHERE DEATH IS MOST ALIVE TOUR 2010 - And the winners are...
The final voting round for the local support contest for the upcoming DARK TRANQUILLITY "WHERE DEATH IS MOST ALIVE TOUR 2010" came to an end. Close to 600 bands from all over Europe submitted to the contest and Century Media picked the 158 best to take part of the voting. Jens Prueter, Head Of A&R Century Media Records Europe:

"I know it's a cliché that a record label A&R will never listen to any demo bands are sending in. But me and my college Dario Dumancic listened to ALL 600 bands!!! Why we picked only 158? Because not every band seemed to be ready to play in front of Dark Tranquillity's fans because these fans bought a ticket for the shows and deserve a certain quality. And most other bands were too far away from playing anything to close to Death Metal. Where Death Is Most Alive? Everywhere! It was great to see again how vivid our scene is and what a great amount of great bands is out there from far north Iceland to the southern shores of Spain – just everywhere. Unfortunately only one band per show could win, but we want to thank all bands for taking part and we want to wish all of them good luck for the future – you deserve it! And we want to thank the close to 50.000 metalheads who took the time, listened to the bands and voted for them! We know that there has been some criticism about the technical side of the voting process and that some bands might plaid unfair to generate more votes. We promise to come up with a more fair and saver online voting system next time. But we hope you will enjoy your favourite bands on the tour with Dark Tranquillity and Insomnium. Horns Up!"

The winners are……

Where Death Is Most Alive part II, 2010
with DARK TRANQUILLITY, Insomnium + support


Date Location Local Support
23.9.2010 Hamburg, Uebel & Gefaehrlich, Germany The Relaliation Process
24.9.2010 Leipzig, Conne Island, Germany Black Whole
25.9.2010 Münster, Sputnikhalle, Germany Exuviated
26.9.2010 Köln, Essigfabrik, Germany Sabiendas
27.9.2010 Tilburg, 013, Netherlands Scenario II (confirmed
28.9.2010 London, Underworld, UK Cypher16
29.9.2010 Vosselaar, Biebob, Belgium Exuviated
30.9.2010 Paris, Trabendo, France Devious Experiment Of Synesthesis
1.10.2010 Montpellier, Salle Victoire 2, France Overload
2.10.2010 Bilbao, Rockstar, Spain Crysys
3.10.2010 Porto, Teatro Sá da Bandeira, Portugal Karnak Seti
4.10.2010 Lissabon, Incrível Almadense, Portugal Karnak Seti
6.10.2010 Madrid, Sala Heineken, Spain Suru
7.10.2010 Barcelona, Razz 2, Spain Vrademargk
8.10.2010 Lyon, CCO, France Overload
9.10.2010 Lausanne, Les Dock, Switzerland El Comer Ocho
10.10.2010 Bologna, Estragon, Italy Lunarsea
11.10.2010 Rom, Alpheus, Italy Lunarsea
12.10.2010 Milano, Magazini Generali, Italy Artifact (confirmed
13.10.2010 Zagreb, Boogaloo, Croatia Inmate
14.10.2010 Budapest, Duerer Kert, Hungary Inception
15.10.2010 Wien, Szene, Austria Inmate
16.10.2010 Ljubljana, Gala Hala/Media Park, Slovenia Scar Of The Sun
17.10.2010 Graz, Orpheum, Austria Scar Of The Sun
19.10.2010 Stuttgart, Röhre, Germany I Spit Ashes
20.10.2010 Luzern, Schuur, Switzerland El Comer Ocho
21.10.2010 Frankfurt, Batschkapp, Germany El Comer Ocho
22.10.2010 München, Backstage, Germany Slate Grey
23.10.2010 Brno, Fleda, Czech Republic Belligerence
24.10.2010 Berlin, Lido, Germany Exuviated
BAND CONTEST ENDS HERE!!!
Oct. 25 – Malmö, KB, Sweden *
Oct. 26 – Kalmar, Skövde, Mariestad, Sweden **
Oct. 28 – Jyväskylä, Lutakko, Finland ***
Oct. 29 – Oulu, Teatria, Finland ***
Oct. 30 – Seinäjoki, Rytmikorjamoo, Finland ***
Oct. 31 – Tampere, Klubi, Finland ***
Nov. 01 – Helsinki, Nosturi, Finland ***
Nov. 02 – Turku, Klubi, Finland ***
Nov. 04 – Stockholm, Medis, Sweden **
Nov. 05 – Örebro, 700, Sweden **
Nov. 06 – Oslo, John Dee, Norway **
Nov. 07 – Göteborg, Trädgån, Sweden **
* with Insomnium and Avatar, NOT PART OF THE BAND CONTEST!
** with Avatar, NOT PART OF THE BAND CONTEST!
*** with Avatar and Omnium Gatherum, NOT PART OF THE BAND CONTEST!

European Summer Festivals 2010:
Aug. 19 - Summerbreeze Festival, Germany
Sep. 04 - Global East Rock Festival, Ukraine
Sep. 09 - Close-up Båten, Sweden

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