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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Europe: "Bag of Bones"; Cover Artwork Unveiled; Live Dates Announced

Pictured above is the cover art for "Bag of Bones", the new album from Swedish rockers Europe, due in April or May. 

"Bag of Bones" will be the band's ninth studio album. Sitting in the producer's chair was Kevin Shirley (Iron Maiden, Journey).

Regarding the new CD title, drummer Ian Haugland said, "It's not (called 'Bag Of Bones') because we all have lost tons of weight or found a new interest in archeology or dogs... It's just because it sounds fuckin' cool!"

In live news, Europe has the following shows booked: 

1 - Thanks Jimi Festival - Wroclaw, Poland 
17 - Bikers Festival - Wetzikon, Switzerland 
25 - Metallsvenskan - Orebro, Sweden 
24 - Graspop Festival - Dessel, Belgium 
30 - Kirunafestivalen - Kiruna, Sweden 
21 - Osla Live - Porvoo, Finland 
27 - Rock Of Ages - Seebronn, Germany 

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