NewsDragonforce Joins Napalm Records, Announces New Tour Dates

Dragonforce Joins Napalm Records, Announces New Tour Dates


Aug. 9 — Veteran power metal band Dragonforce has joined Napalm Records’ artist roster.

The band announced Wednesday, it has signed a record deal with the label. Specifics of the deal were not revealed in the announcement. The signing makes Dragonforce a label mate to the likes of Sevendust, Alter Bridge, and Prong, as well as Visions of Atlantis and KK’s Priest.

In related news, Dragonforce also announced Wednesday, the schedule for a tour in support of its next, as yet untitled album. The North American tour is scheduled to launch Oct. 10 in Mesa, AZ and to run through Nov. 19 in Los Angeles, CA. The roughly five-week tour features stops in cities, such as Charlotte, NC; Minneapolis, MN and Austin, TX. Before the tour’s official launch, Dragonforce will play a pair of festival shows Friday and Aug. 19 in Spain and Germany respectively.

Amaranthe, Edge of Paradise and Dragonforce’s Napalm Records label mates NanowaR of Steel will join the band for its upcoming headlining tour. The tour’s schedule — complete with upcoming festival dates — is noted below and tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. local time Friday here.

Experience DRAGONFORCE Live in 2023:

Festival Shows
Aug 11 – Spain, Villena – Leyendas del Rock 2023
Aug 19 – Germany, Dinkelsbühl – Summer Breeze Open Air 2023

North American Tour 2023
w/ Amaranthe, NanowaR of Steel + Edge of Paradise
Oct 20 – Mesa, AZ – Nile Theater*
Oct 21 – Albuquerque, NM – Revel*
Oct 23 – Austin, TX – Empire Garage
Oct 24 – Dallas, TX – The Granada
Oct 25 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
Oct 27 – Orlando, FL – House of Blues
Oct 28 – Ft Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room
Oct 30 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade – Heaven
Oct 31 – Charlotte, NC – The Underground
Nov 01 – Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
Nov 03 – New York, NY – Palladium Time Square
Nov 04 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
Nov 05 – Montreal, QC – MTelus
Nov 06 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
Nov 08 – Cleveland, OH – Agora Theater
Nov 09 – Detroit, MI – The Majestic
Nov 10 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
Nov 11 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
Nov 12 – Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater
Nov 14 – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
Nov 15 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
Nov 16 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
Nov 18 – Berkeley, CA – UC Theater
Nov 19 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
* no NanowaR of Steel

More information on the Dragnforce’s new record deal and upcoming live dates are available online along with all of the band’s latest news and more at: