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Finnish traditional folk metal pioneers KORPIKLAANI are proud to present two brand-new video clips for the songs “Rauta” and “The Steel” (which is the English version of “Rauta”). Both tracks are taken from the band’s upcoming 8th studio album Manala, which will be released on August 3 (Europe) and August 14 (North America). The clips were shot with director Markku Kirves ( in the idyllic region of Janakkala in the South of Finland.


“The Steel”

Check out the official lyric videos for the new song, “Kunnia,” (“Honor”) in both Finnish: and English, taken from the upcoming Manala release. Stream “Metsälle” for an additional taste of the Manala compositions.


“Honor” (“Kunnia” English)


KORPIKLAANI will embark on a headlining run dubbed the “Manala North American Tour” this August. Moonsorrow, Týr and Metsatöll will accompany KORPIKLAANI on the run, which will come in the wake of the group’s eighth studio album, Manala. A full list of tour-dates can be seen below.

“Manala North American Tour” dates:
Aug 25 Mexico, MEX @ Circo Volador (Korpiklaani ONLY)
Aug 28 Quebec City, QC @ Imperial Theatre
Aug 29 Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
Aug 30 Toronto, ON @ Opera House
Aug 31 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s
Sep 1 Joliet, IL @ Mojoe’s
Sep 2 St Paul, MN @ Station-4
Sep 3 Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater
Sep 4 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
Sep 5 Billings, MT @ Manny’s
Sep 6 Salt Lake City, UT @ TBA
Sep 8 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
Sep 9 Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theater
Sep 10 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
Sep 11 San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge
Sep 12 Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky
Sep 13 Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
Sep 14 Ramona, CA @ Ramona Mainstage
Sep 15 Tempe, AZ @ Rocky Point
Sep 18 Detroit, MI @ Harpo’s
Sep 19 Buffalo, NY @ Club Infinity
Sep 20 Reading, PA @ Reverb
Sep 21 Springfield, VA @ Empire
Sep 22 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
Sep 23 Worcester, MA @ Palladium

Manala North American Tour

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Press release provided by Nuclear Blast Records.