THE HALO EFFECT Release Footage Of Gothenburg Rooftop Show; European Tour Starts This Week

Swedish melodic death metal juggernauts THE HALO EFFECT featuring iconic musicians Mikael Stanne, Jesper Strömblad, Niclas Engelin, Peter Iwers and Daniel Svensson have released the footage of their highly acclaimed rooftop gig to the public. The show that originally aired in May was shot on a roof top near the harbour with a phenomenal view over the band’s hometown, Gothenburg, Sweden, and features 4 songs off the band’s chart smashing debut, Days Of The Lost (#1 in their home country, #6 in Germany, Austria and Finnland among others).

The show can be viewed here: Mikael Stanne comments: “Here it is finally! Previously only available to Fanvault members and the people who came to see us in Stockholm and Gothenburg as we screened this in theatres. The idea was to tie this band to our hometown and going down to the harbour and rocking out on a rooftop overlooking the city seemed like the perfect fit for us. The downside was of course that we had to do this in the freezing cold winter due to touring schedules getting in the way. Strangely enough this was actually the first ever time we played these songs together and it was an absolute blast. We did a few takes just to get it right and in between we had to run inside, wrap ourselves in blankets and drink copious amounts of steaming hot coffee only to run out again and do it all over again. We hope you guys enjoy this taste of what The Halo Effect live looks and feels like and we cannot wait to see you guys out on the road. View this on the biggest screen in the house and turn it all the way up! Cheers!”

Photo by Markus Esselmark

The band will kick off their extensive European Tour alongside AMON AMARTH and legendary label mates MACHINE HEAD tomorrow, September 8, in Nottingham, UK.


08.09.   UK     Nottingham – Arena

09.09.   UK     Cardiff – Arena

10.09.   UK     London – Wembley Arena

12.09.   UK     Manchester – Arena

13.09.   IE      Dublin – 3 Arena              

16.09.   CH    Zurich – Hallenstadion

17.09.   AT     Vienna – Stadthalle

18.09.   PL     Krakow – Tauron Arena 

20.09.   EST   Tallinn – Saku Arena

21.09.   FIN    Helsinki – Ice Hall            

23.09.   N       Oslo – Spektrum

24.09.   S       Stockholm – Hovet                 

26.09.   DK     Copenhagen – Forum Black Box

27.09.   DE     Hamburg – Barclays Arena

28.09.   DE     Frankfurt – Festhalle      

30.09.   DE     Oberhausen – König Pilsener Arena

01.10.   DE     Berlin – Velodrom

02.10.   NL     Amsterdam – Afas Live  

04.10.   IT      Milano – Lorenzini District

06.10.   ES     Barcelona – Sant Jordi

07.10.   ES     Madrid – Vistalegre

08.10.   ES     La Coruna – Coliseum

09.10.   P       Lisbon – Campo Pequeno            

12.10.   FR     Paris – Zenith   

14.10.   DE     Munich – Olympiahalle

15.10.   DE     Leipzig – Arena

16.10.   CZ     Prague – Tipsport Arena 

18.10.   HU    Budapest – Barba Negra

20.10.   LUX   Esch zur Alzette – Rockhal

21.10.   BE     Brussels – Forest National22.10.   DE     Stuttgart – Schleyerhalle