Tag Archives: Wintersun

Wintersun announce completion of ‘Time II;’ unveils new crowdfunding campaign

Posted by on January 16, 2024

  Wintersun have unveiled that their long-awaited album, Time II, is “100% done.” Serving as the continuation to 2012’s Time I, the upcoming album is expected to arrive sometime between late summer and early fall this year. The band has remained actively engaged, hinting at more big news to soon follow. Thus far, two key […]

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Wintersun part ways with guitarist Asim Searah

Posted by on May 4, 2022

      Wintersun have parted ways with their second guitarist Asim Searah, who has been with the group as a session guitarist since 2017.    The group issued the following statement:   “WINTERSUN LINEUP CHANGES We have decided to part ways with our 2nd guitarist Asim Searah, who has been with us as a […]

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70000tons round 10 2020 explained by members of Trollfest, Carach Angren, The Agonist, etc.

Posted by on March 4, 2020

70000tons of Metal by far surpasses any other metal cruise. It’s more than a fan’s all-access pass hanging out with some of their favorite bands. The overall adventure is a vacation with like-minded individuals surrounded by their metal brothers and sisters. It’s an example of how loving and caring the metal community is as it […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10 sets of 70000tons Round 10 2020

Posted by on February 28, 2020

  70,000 Tons of Metal 2020 is an absurd experience. It takes two concepts: metal music along with the black shirt attire, bombastic-fueled ridden, and passionate fans set sail on the luxury Royal Caribbean cruise line. A metal show, along with such extravagance, is typically the antithesis of metal (show tunes and suit jackets in […]

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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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Photos/Review: Wintersun brought ‘The Forest Seasons’ to NYC’s Irving Plaza on Oct 14th w/Ne Obliviscaris and Sarah Longfield

Posted by on October 24, 2018

  Wintersun has returned to North America in support of their latest effort The Forest Seasons, which was released back in 2017 via Nuclear Blast. It’s been five years since these epic Finnish metal titans performed out here, and we were lucky to see them on the final night of the trek at Irving Plaza […]

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Video Interview: Metal Insider’s M.I Crowley speaks to Jukka and Asim of Wintersun

Posted by on October 18, 2018

Metal Insider’s Newsroom With M.I Crowley is Metal Insider’s brand new video series featuring host M.I Crowley. On this first episode, Crowley spoke to Wintersun bassist Jukka Koskinen and guitarist Asim Searah at the last stop of their North American trek at Irving Plaza in New York City this past Sunday (14th). The video reveals […]

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Wintersun announce North American Fall Tour with Ne Obliviscaris

Posted by on June 4, 2018

  Wintersun have announced a North American Forest Tour for this September and October. These Finnish metallers will be promoting their latest effort, 2017’s The Forest Seasons, and invited the Australian progressive extreme metal outfit Ne Obliviscaris and guitarist Sarah Longfield as their special guests. Wintersun expressed their excitement: “United States of America and Canada! […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/30: Steven Wilson has a bone to pick with the charts

Posted by on August 30, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You gotta give credit to Steven Wilson: the man is always busy. Sure, you can say that about a lot of musicians, but when your resume includes several different bands, production work for bands […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/23: Album sales are hindered

Posted by on August 23, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. By now you mouth may be forming a grimace at the sight of a Hinder album topping our debuts this week, but I have something even more confounding for you: introducing Now That’s What I […]

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