Tag Archives: Ensiferum

Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 50 Albums of 2020

Posted by on December 24, 2020

    2020 kicked off with a bang. Beginning with another successful year at 70000tons of Metal to seeing Heilung, Vader, and Opeth live, what could go wrong? The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the music industry to the point that I don’t know where things will stand in a post-pandemic world. This year felt like […]

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Ensiferum drop Lyric Video for “Run From the Crushing Tide”

Posted by on September 8, 2020

  Ensiferum have unveiled a lyric video for the song “Run from the Crushing Tide.” The track is taken from their latest effort, Thalassic, which was released in July and has now landed on the worldwide charts:   Finland: #1 – official albums chart Germany: #3 – official albums chart Switzerland: #5 – official albums […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/29 & 8/5: The Acacia Strain don’t decay

Posted by on August 5, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I was away last week, so this week we’re doing things a bit different. I’ve included the debut numbers that would have been posted last week in addition to the ones for this […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/22: Static-X regenerate sales

Posted by on July 22, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I never really got into Static-X, but when Wayne Static died, I saw the shock that reverberated through the metal community. He was way too young, a mere 48, born the same year […]

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New & Noteworthy: July 10th, 2020 – Project Rejenewreleases

Posted by on July 10, 2020

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. The week features the final release from Ensiferum, Static X, and more! For last week’s new releases you can check out the last New & Noteworthy, and for the latest sales numbers […]

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Ensiferum unveil fan-fueled video for “Rum, Women, Victory”

Posted by on June 3, 2020

  Ensiferum recently asked their fans to submit a clip of themselves singing to the chorus of the song, “Rum, Women, Victory.” Today (3rd), these Finnish folk metallers have unleashed the video for the catchy new single, which features several fans headbanging, drinking, and dancing with their pets throughout the clip. The track is taken […]

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A conversation with Petri Lindroos of Ensiferum on new album ‘Thalassic’

Posted by on May 27, 2020

  Finnish folk metal pioneers Ensiferum are due to release their 8th studio album titled Thalassic on July 10th via Metal Blade Records.  The album not only delivers a concept-theme about the sea with some Greek mythology subjects here and there, which is a new thing for the band, but this release also is the […]

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Ensiferum drop new song “Rum, Women, Victory;” new album arriving in July

Posted by on May 7, 2020

  Ensiferum have announced their new album, Thalassic, translating from ancient Greek as “of or relating to seas,” will be released on July 10th via Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2017’s Two Paths brings back the group’s classic roots as the LP was recorded and produced in Petrax and Sonic Pump studios by Janne […]

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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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Ensiferum announce North American Tour w/ Kalmah, Abigail Williams and Aenimus

Posted by on September 19, 2019

Earlier this year, we spoke to Ensiferum’s Petri Lindroos as he assured us the group will return to North America at least one more time before 2019 ends. Luckily, these Finnish folk metal titans have kept their word as they will return for a North American tour in November. This time around, the group has […]

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