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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Lordi sign to Atomic Fire Records

While the world’s favourite hard rock monsters, Lordi, are currently busy touring Europe, they are already gearing up for the next chapter of their spooky history: today, the horde are proud to announce their signing to Atomic Fire Records. While their current 7-CD(!) album box, »Lordiversity,« was released just one year ago, the famous Finnish group with mastermind Mr. Lordi have fully seized their time at home during the pandemic to record a follow-up album that will see the light of day in Spring 2023.

Lordi comment:

“We are damn proud to announce that LORDI are joining the impressive ranks of Atomic Fire Records! We’re quite psyched up to stir the pots with Markus Wosgien, Flori Milz and their fantastic team. Leaving AFM Records (thanks a million, Jochen) was not an easy decision for us since the support there was always great! Stay tuned monster maniacs, the next era is all set and ready and awaiting just right around the corner…”

Atomic Fire Records label founder/A&R Markus Wosgien adds:

“With Lordi, we are happy to welcome another heavyweight of the heavy metal scene to Atomic Fire Records. 20 years ago, their fantastic debut »Get Heavy« was released and you simply had to love them! The combination of their monster image with traditional ’80s metal was a real joy on every single one of their albums and is always a guarantee for a true metal inferno live on stage. What Mr. Lordi and his monster clan recently created on the 7-CD package »Lordiversity« still leaves me speechless and will probably never be seen again in this form. We are looking forward to the next chapter with some new monster anthems par excellence!”

The first new melodies will soon come your way, but in the meantime you can catch the band live on stage at their ongoing European “Lordiversitour” and their freshly announced “The Tour To End All Tours” run with no less than Sabaton as well as Babymetal (all dates can be found below!).
“Lordiversitour”

w/ Almanac (-04.12.), Dymytry (-28.11. + 03./04.12.),
Enemy Inside(29 .11. – 02.12.)
21.11.2022 DE Aschaffenburg – Colos-Saal
23.11.2022 DE Nuremberg – Der Hirsch
24.11.2022 DE Regensburg-Obertraubling – Eventhall Airport
25.11.2022 DE Berlin – Hole44
26.11.2022 DE Leipzig – Hellraiser
28.11.2022 DE Munich – Backstage (Werk)
29.11.2022 DE Cologne – Essigfabrik
30.11.2022 DE Saarbrucken – Garage
02.12.2022 NL Amstelveen – P60
03.12.2022 DE Bremen – Tivoli
04.12.2022 DE Hamburg – Markthalle
06.12.2022 LT Vilnius – Vakaris
08.12.2022 FI Helsinki – Tavastia-klubi
09.12.2022 FI Tampere – Olympia-kortteli
10.12.2022 FI Turku – MS Viking Grace

“The Tour To End All Tours”
w/ Sabaton, Babymetal
14.04.2023 GB Leeds – First Direct Arena
15.04.2023 GB London – OVO Arena Wembley
16.04.2023 GB Cardiff – Motorpoint Arena
18.04.2023 GB Glasgow – OVO Hydro
21.04.2023 FR Paris – Zénith (La Villette)
22.04.2023 DE Frankfurt – Festhalle
24.04.2023 DE Hamburg – Barclays Arena
25.04.2023 LU Esch-sur-Alzette – Rockhal
28.04.2023 SE Stockholm – Avicii Arena
29.04.2023 NO Oslo – Spektrum
30.04.2023 DK Copenhagen – Royal Arena
02.05.2023 DE Hanover – ZAG Arena
03.05.2023 NL Amsterdam – Ziggo Dome
05.05.2023 DE Berlin – Mercedes-Benz Arena
06.05.2023 DE Leipzig – Quarterback Immobilien Arena
07.05.2023 AT Vienna – Stadthalle
09.05.2023 PL Łódź – Atlas Arena
10.05.2023 CZ Ostrava – Ostravar Aréna
12.05.2023 DE Cologne – Lanxess Arena
13.05.2023 BE Antwerp – Sportpaleis
15.05.2023 DE Munich – Olympiahalle
18.05.2023 EE Tallinn – Saku Suurhall
19.05.2023 FI Helsinki – Helsingin Jäähalli
20.05.2023 FI Kuopio – Kuopio-halli

Photo Credit: Maria Jyrkäs