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NEWS 30/12 2010

It is that time of the year again, when media and press compile lists and distribute awards. Watain has recieved the following awards and nominations for 2010: #1 Album of the year - Close Up Magazine #1 Album of the year - Sweden Rock Magazine #1 Band of the year - Terrorizer readers poll #1 Personality of the year - Terrorizer readers poll #2 Album of the year - Decibel Magazine Watain have also been nominated for "Hardrock" category of the swedish grammy awards "Hardrock" category of the P3 Gold awards "Nordic album 2010" of Nordic Music Price awards In the light of this, we would like you to contemplate upon the following lines; "It is the magic combination of fierceness and beauty that makes the Wolf an exception even in nature. Revered outlaws, feared in their bestial nature, yet also objects of fascination and curiosity, of naturally inhabited and unreachable grace, that men love to hate, and hate to love. But regardless of what judgement the vox populi might pass on the nighttime predators, they remain just that; a rare breed of hunters; alone, aside, untamed, always hungry..." -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Many are those that have hoped and prayed that Watain would now rest easy for some time to come. That is however not the case at all. We can now announce the first dates for 2011: 2011-02-25 DE Adelsheim, Eventhall 2011-02-26 CH Lausanne, Docks 2011-02-27 FR Montpellier, Secret Place 2011-03-02 PT Lisboa, Revolver 2011-03-03 PT Porto, Hard Club 2011-03-04 FR Angouleme, Nef 2011-03-05 FR Savigny, le temple Empreinte 2011-03-06 UK London, Relentless Garage 2011-03-07 UK Reading, Sub 89 2011-03-08 UK Glasgow, Ivory Blacks 2011-03-09 UK Liverpool, Masque 2011-03-10 UK Birmingham, Librabry 2011-03-13 NL Zaandam, Kade 2011-04-16 DE Giessen, Kings of Black Metal 2011-05-27 AT Mining am Inn, Metalfest Austria 2011-05-28 CH Pratteln, Metalfest Switzerland 2011-05-29 DE Dessau, Metalfest Germany 2011-06-18 SE Gothenburg, Metaltown Festival 2011-07-01 DE Roitzschjora, With Full Force 2011-07-14 SI Tolmin, Metalcamp 2011-07-15 CZ Vizovice, Masters of Rock 2011-08-12 DE Mittelbach, Rock im Betonwerk More dates will be added soon.