Tag Archives: Swallow the Sun

Interview: Swallow The Sun’s Mikko talks new album ‘Moonflowers’

Posted by on November 8, 2021

  Swallow The Sun are gearing up for their new album, Moonflowers, out November 19th via Century Media Records (pre-order here). We caught up with vocalist Mikko Kotamäki to discuss the latest effort and their new live album, 20 Years of Gloom, Beauty and Despair: Live in Helsinki (order here).   You guys are doing […]

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Swallow The Sun announce U.S tour dates w/ Abigail Williams and Wilderun

Posted by on September 28, 2021

  Swallow the Sun will finally make their return to the U.S, and it’s sooner than what we’ve expected! This fall, to celebrate their new album, Moonflowers, out Nov. 29th via Century Media Records, these Finnish death doom metal titans will embark on a U.S. trek. Joining them for support will be Abigail Williams and […]

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Swallow The Sun share “Woven Into Sorrow” video

Posted by on September 27, 2021

  Swallow the Sun are gearing up for their new album, Moonflowers, out November 19th via Century Media Records. The group has unveiled a video for the song “Woven Into Sorrow.” The track is the first heavy version released as the band has shared classical versions for each track from the album.  Frontman Mikko Kotamäki […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/12: Dee left a scar

Posted by on August 12, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This was an interesting week as most bands increased their sales and chart position. We saw the return of fan favorites, such as Metallica, Cerebral Rot, and Fear Factory. Unfortunately, we were saddled with […]

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Swallow The Sun to release new album ‘Moonflowers’ in November

Posted by on August 4, 2021

  Swallow The Sun have announced their new album, Moonflowers, will be released on November 19th. The follow up to 2019’s was written, recorded, and mixed by the band as they will release a bonus instrumental version of the record The instrumental record was composed for strings and recorded at Sipoo Church in Finland. The […]

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Nightwish, Amorphis, Battle Beast, Swallow the Sun, etc. fire booking agent John Finberg following sexual assault, harassment, and bullying accusations

Posted by on September 29, 2020

  Since January, bands have cut ties with concert booker and First Row Talent owner John Finberg. However, more bands have come forward to no longer work with him after MetalSucks reported an in-depth article revealing an extensive list of accusations ranging from sexual assault to bullying and more. One of these allegations includes bullying […]

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Ex-Children of Bodom drummer Jaska Raatikainen joins Mercury Circle

Posted by on August 20, 2020

  Former Children of Bodom drummer Jaska Raatikainen has joined Mercury Circle, the new band of Jaani Peuhu of Swallow The Sun. The drummer expressed his excitement for this opportunity: “After hearing the demo tracks from the upcoming debut album, I thought it would be stupid not to join this band. The music was something […]

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Swallow the Sun reschedule North American Tour to 2021

Posted by on April 10, 2020

  Swallow the Sun has put up a good fight doing whatever they could to make their North American headlining tour possible. Unfortunately, and as expected, their trek has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The group has rescheduled the tour with Infected Rain to March 2021.    Read the full statement below: “As […]

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Devin Townsend & Emperor cancel shows as Swallow the Sun hope for the best

Posted by on March 12, 2020

  While Metal Insider are working on a way to present a full list of shows and events that are cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, we continue to write the next wave of updates:    Devin Townsend has cancelled the remaining dates on his Empath Vol. 1 North American Tour: “It is with immense […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Seventeen Tours to look forward to in 2020

Posted by on January 9, 2020

2020 is the year we get to see Mr. Bungle’s first shows in twenty years, the return of Mercyful Fate, Faith No More, Rage Against the Machine, and more. We listed seventeen additional tours we’re looking forward to see.    17) Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison & Joan Jett summer stadium tour Skepticism has been […]

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