Photo credit: Kristfríð Tyril.

Faroese folk rockers Týr have signed a three-album contract with Metal Blade Records yesterday! The first of the three releases will come out in spring 2013. According to a post on Týr’s official Facebook, the signing took place at Rainbow Bar on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood, CA, with Metal Blade founder Brian Slagel and all the members of Týr present.

At the moment, Týr are on a must-see North American tour with folk metal mainstays Korpiklaani (whose vocalist Jonne Järvelä is doing well after surgery and has not missed a beat since injuring his finger last month), Moonsorrow and Metsatöll! The remaining dates are below:

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

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