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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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Markus Vanhala’s (Insomnium/Omnium Gatherum) Top Ten Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on January 7, 2020

  Between Insomnium and Omnium Gatherum, we’ve been wondering how guitarist Markus Vanhala sleeps. Omnium Gatherum’s latest effort, The Burning Cold, landed on #1 on one of our year-end lists for 2018, and Insomnium’s Heart Like a Grave reached #1 for 2019. This spring, both groups will embark on a North American tour as Omnium […]

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Markus Vanhala on Insomnium’s most melancholic album ‘Heart Like a Grave’

Posted by on October 21, 2019

Insomnium went back to their roots with their new album Heart Like a Grave, which was released on October 4th via Century Media Records (order here). By roots, we meant, an album with ten sorrowful tracks versus one forty-minute epic tune, which we heard in 2016’s Winter’s Gate. Regardless, their new album is another masterpiece, […]

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Interview: Insomnium’s Markus Vanhala on Vinnie Paul, plans for new album, Omnium Gatherum, and more

Posted by on July 2, 2018

One should have a calendar for Insomnium/Omnium Gatherum guitarist Markus Vanhala as it doesn’t look like he’s been getting much time off between tours. While his commitment with both bands remain highly commendable, one could believe superheroes exist based on his hectic schedule. For example, when you watch the guitarist perform, there are no signs […]

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