That's crazy! I could have sworn someone who knew the band members quite well said this was impossible for a variety of reasons, but I can't remember where I read that.
Either way, hoping for a North America tour!
8/11 - Swashbuckle/Crimson Shadows
8/20 - Skid Row
9/5 - Spell/Manacle
10/10 - Amon Amarth/Sabaton
10/17 - Satan
10/18 - King Diamond