Tag Archives: Insomnium

Insomnium share cinematic video for “Lilian,” new album with blast beats arriving in February 2023

Posted by on November 4, 2022

  The wait is finally over! Finnish melodic death metal masters Insomnium have announced their next melancholic full-length masterpiece, Anno 1696, will arrive on February 24, 2023 via Century Media Records. For their overall ninth full-length album, Insomnium will share a tale based on a short story by bassist/vocalist Niilo Sevänen, as the press release […]

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70000tons of Metal Round 11 to return in 2023: first four bands announced!

Posted by on October 31, 2022

The wait is finally over for die-hard cruisers, and new sailors as 70000tons of Metal round 11 will officially return to the Caribbean waters on January 30th through February 3rd, 2023. Due to the covid-19 pandemic, the #1 metal cruise of the year was forced to be on hold, making the early winter of 2020 […]

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Insomnium recording new music?

Posted by on May 13, 2022

    Insomnium surprised us yesterday (12th) when drummer Markus Hirvonen revealed he delivered some “drum magic” at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland, with producer Jaime Gomez Arellano and Aleksi Villberg. Hopefully, this means the new album will arrive at some point this year!   Hirvonen revealed: “All done here! Markus H. delivered some […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 23 albums of 2021

Posted by on December 29, 2021

  2021 has been another challenging year, but we saw a return of live music. Artists have once again found more creative ways to virtually bring live music, such as Epica’s unique cinematic event with Omega Alive. Many have unveiled powerful new tunes via LP and EP releases. As difficult as it was to select […]

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Omnium Gatherum’s Markus Vanhala on ‘Origin’ ” We really tried to mentally kick our enemies’ a$$ on this one”

Posted by on November 5, 2021

    Finnish melodic death metal giants Omnium Gatherum’s new album, Origin, has finally arrived (order here) via Century Media Records. We caught up with guitarist Markus Vanhala to discuss the challenges the group has faced from lineup changes, the overall pandemic to overcoming all odds to bring the new record to life.   In […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/29: Notable Debuts Everywhere

Posted by on October 19, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. These are the chart rankings from 9/29! A lot of notable debuts! Enjoy!   Notable Debuts: Spiritbox, Eternal Blue (Rise Records) Debut #3 19,100 sold An incredible debut for such a fairly new band. One of […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/10: Marching in Charts

Posted by on October 10, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Metal By Numbers is back! My apologies for my absence but I recently got married and went ahead and explored Spain! I saw all of Gaudí’s glory but I wasn’t able to catch a […]

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New & Noteworthy: September 17th, 2021 – Torn New Releases

Posted by on September 17, 2021

        New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week feature new music from Carcass, Insomnium, Alien Weaponry, and more! For last week’s releases you can read the previous New & Noteworthy, and for the latest sales numbers Metal […]

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Insomnium unveil “The Antagonist” music video; announce new EP ‘Argent Moon’

Posted by on July 16, 2021

  Insomnium surprised us this morning with another new song, “The Antagonist.” These Finnish melodic death metal masters have unveiled a music video to accompany the fresh single. Over the last few months, the band has released two new songs, “The Conjurer,” and “The Reticent.” After today’s reveal, the group has announced their new EP, […]

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Insomnium unveil “The Reticent” music video

Posted by on May 21, 2021

  Insomnium surprised us this morning by releasing a video for their new song “The Reticent.” The track pairs well with 2011’s “One For Sorrow,” moving in a slower, somber direction. The track is inspired by the chaos and uncertainties we’ve all faced throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We can only hope this powerful piece is […]

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