Norway's PALE FOREST will release a new limited-edition mini CD digipack, titled "The Anonymous Caesar" to coincide with their European tour as openers for THE GATHERING in March/April. The CD will include four live tracks, a new song and a cover of PINK FLOYD's "Welcome To The Machine". In other news, PALE FOREST have announced the addition of guitarist Kristian Pålshaugen to the group's ranks. According to the band, Kristian "is an extremely versatile guitarist. As well as being lead guitarist and a songwriter in [PALE FOREST keyboardist] Eyvind [Brox]'s other band POLYJESTER, he has among other things played in PORNSHOT, as they became one of the biggest up-and-coming rock acts to hit Norway last year."

THE GATHERING/PALE FOREST European tour dates:

Mar. 21 - Barcelona, ESP @ Razzmatazz 2
Mar. 22 - Madrid, ESP @ Aqualung
Mar. 23 – Vitoria, ESP @ Azkena
Mar. 25 - Pratteln, SWI @ Z7
Mar. 26 - Montpellier, FRA @ Rockstore
Mar. 27 - Vevey, FRA @ Rocking chair
Mar. 28 - Sarlat, FRA @ 3rd Prog. Rock Festival – Centre Culturel de Sarlat
Mar. 30 - Lyon, FRA @ Transbordeur
Mar. 31 - Milan, ITA @ Transilvania live
Apr. 01 - Rome, ITA @ Classico
Apr. 02 - Treviso, ITA @ New Age
Apr. 03 - Bologna, ITA @ Estragon
Apr. 04 - Strasbourg, FRA @ La Laiterie
Apr. 05 - Paris, FRA @ Elysee montmartre
Apr. 06 - Frankfurt, GER @ Batschkapp
Apr. 07 - Hamburg, GER @ Markthalle
Apr. 08 - Bielefeld, GER @ Forum
Apr. 09 - Ludwigsburg, GER @ Rockfabrik
Apr. 10 - Salzburg, AUT @ Rockhouse
Apr. 11 - Vienna, AUT @ Planet Music
Apr. 12 - Prague, CZ @ Palac Akropolis
Apr. 13 - Nurnberg, GER @ Hirsch
Apr. 14 - Bochum, GER @ Zeche
Apr. 15 - Bremen, GER @ Tivoli
Apr. 16 – Dresden, GER @ 16 Star Club


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