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Image: Axel Rudi Pell, heavy metal, reviews, news, intervieiws, pitriffOn the last day of the Circle Of The Oath tour, AXEL RUDI PELL and the band received in front of a sold out Zeche in Bochum, Germany a gold award for over 10,000 sold 'Run With The Wind' singles in Sweden.

Five sold out shows - among these are an attendance record at the Z7 in Pratteln, Switzerland - plus three sold out consecutive shows at the Zeche in Bochum in front of over 12,000 enthusiastic fans make the Circle Of The Oath Tour the most successful Axel Rudi Pell tour ever!

A second part of the tour is planned for October 2012, but before that you can see the band on these dates:

8 - Sölvesborg, Sweden – Sweden Rock Festival
10 - Hamburg, Germany - Gruenspan

28 - Seebronn, Germany – Rock Of Ages Festival

4 - Wacken, Germany - Wacken Open Air

Axel Rudi Pell'as new studio album Circle Of The Oath was released worldwide by the end of March through SPV / Steamhammer and entered the charts in Germany (#16 highest chart entry ever), Austria, Switzerland, Sweden and Norway.

Circle of the Oath - Axel Rudi Pell