Metal Blade reports that TÝR has been honored in their homeland with three awards at this year’s Faroese Music Awards festivities. The band won in the catagories of Band of the Year 2013, Album of the Year 2013, and Album cover of the Year 2013! Fans can learn more about the awards at facebook.com/faroesemusicawards and watch a national news broadcast where KVF TV mentions TÝR as one of the two big winners at these year’s awards. The video is at kfv.fo and the mention is around the 16:50 mark.
In other news, TÝR‘s latest video, “The Lay of Our Love,” is currently number 5 on the Chart Base Top 100 in Denmark! Voting for the video for the week continues through Sunday, so check out the chart and vote at chartbase.dk. The song features a vocal duet with Leaves’ Eyes vocalist Liv Kristine. So, naturally, fans will be excited to see that Kristine joins Heri Joensen and the rest of TÝR in the video! The video was produced by Stanimir Lukic, directed by Ivan Colic, and can be seen now at metalblade.com/tyr.
TÝR are currently on tour with Children of Bodom for their “Halo of Blood over North America” tour.. The tour will embark on February 14th in Quebec City and wraps up on March 28 and 29 with back-to-back shows at Irving Plaza in New York, NY.
“Valkyrja” debuted on charts worldwide upon release in September of 2013. In the US, the album reached #15 on the Billboard Heatseeker’s Chart, #22 on Current Hard Music, #39 on Overall Hard Music, and #70 on the Independent albums chart! On iTunes on day of release, “Valkyrja” reached #4 on the metal chart. In Europe, the album entered at #45 on German Top 100 Album Charts, and #76 on Switzerland’s charts. And in Canada, the record reached #26 on the Metal chart. On iTunes Canada, the record peaked at #2 on the metal chart, #9 on the rock chart, and #73 on the top 200 albums chart!
Tour w/ Children Of Bodom, Death Angel
03/19 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore
03/20 Richmond, VA Strange Matter w/ Death Angel ONLY
03/21 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore
03/22 Philadelphia, PA Theatre Of Living Arts
03/23 Cleveland, OH House Of Blues
03/24 Detroit, MI St. Andrews Hall
03/25 Chicago, IL House Of Blues
03/26 Rochester, NY Montage Music Hall w/ Death Angel ONLY
03/27 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
03/28 New York, NY Irving Plaza
03/29 New York, NY Irving Plaza
04/13 St. Petersburg, RU Backstage
04/14 Ekaterinburg, RU Nirvana
04/16 Omsk, RU Angar
04/18 Novosibirsk, RU Rock City
04/20 Irkutsk, RU Megapolis
05/10 Copenhagen, DK Frigg Festival
South and Central American Tour w/ Korpiklaani *more dates to follow
05/30 Porto Alegre, BR Opinião
05/31 Sao Paulo, BR Clash Club
06/01 Rio De Janeiro, BR Teatro Odisséia
06/03 Buenos Aires, AR Teatro Vorterix
06/04 Santiago, CL Club Kmasu
06/12 Copenhagen, DK Copenhell
07/18 Runevig, FO G! Festival
08/16 Falun, SE Sabaton Open Air