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AMBERIAN DAWN: 'Re-Evolution' Audio Samples

Helsinki, Finland-based, female-fronted symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN will release a compilation album of songs that originally appeared on their first four albums — "Circus Black" (2012), "End Of Eden" (2010), "The Clouds Of Northland Thunder" (2009) and "River Of Tuoni" (2008) — to showcase new singer Päivi "Capri" Virkkunen after the departure of Heidi Parviainen. ...

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WINTERSUN Drummer's Video Fan Chat

Drummer Kai Hahto of Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN took part in a live video fan chat earlier today (Thursday, May 30) via the Nuclear Blast Streaming Room. You can now watch the question-and-answer session below. WINTERSUN's "Time I" was nominated in the "Metal Album Of The Year" category at this year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN Releases First Video With New Singer, Parts Ways With Bassist

Helsinki, Finland-based, female-fronted symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN will release a compilation album of songs released on their first four albums — "Circus Black" (2012), "End Of Eden" (2010), "The Clouds Of Northland Thunder" (2009) and "River Of Tuoni" (2008) — to showcase new singer Päivi "Capri" Virkkunen after the departure of Heidi Parviainen. "Re-Evolution" will ...

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ELUVEITIE Frontman Interviewed In Croatia (Video)

Ivana Prica of Cmar-Net.org conducted an interview with Chrigel Glanzmann, frontman, bandleader, songwriter and lyricist for Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE, on March 13 in Zagreb, Croatia. You can now watch the chat below. ELUVEITIE performed its latest concept album, "Helvetios", in its entirety during the band's recent North American co-headlining tour with Finnish ...

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THAUROROD: More Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Finnish/Swedish power metallers THAUROROD entered Rockstar Productions studio in the band's hometown of Hyvinkää, Finland on November 29, 2012 to begin recording their sophomore album for an early 2013 release. The fourth in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the studio can be seen below. THAUROROD recently announced the addition of Swedish singer ...

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WINTERSUN Begins Mixing 'Time II' Album

Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN have issued the following update: "After some festival and summer show announcements, we thought we might also give you a heads up regarding [the next WINTERSUN album] 'Time II'. "2012 was a really great year for us, the release of 'Time I' was a huge success and we did two successful ...

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SWALLOW THE SUN Guitarist's TREES OF ETERNITY To Enter Studio This Month

TREES OF ETERNITY, SWALLOW THE SUN writer and guitarist Juha Raivio's female-fronted side project with singer Aleah Stanbridge, will enter Fascination Street studios in Örebro, Sweden on February 24 to begin recording its debut album. The CD will be produced by Jens Bogren (OPETH, PARADISE LOST, KATATONIA, DAYLIGHT DIES, SWALLOW THE SUN, DRACONIAN, SOILWORK) and ...

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ELUVEITIE In Oakland: Interview, Performance Footage

Jacob Grant of Capital Chaos conducted an interview with Chrigel Glanzmann, frontman, bandleader, songwriter and lyricist for Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE, on November 30, 2012 at Oakland Metro in Oakland, California. You can now watch the chat below. Also available is performance footage of the Oakland concert. ELUVEITIE performed its latest concept album, "Helvetios", in ...

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THAUROROD: New Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Finnish/Swedish power metallers THAUROROD entered Rockstar Productions studio in the band's hometown of Hyvinkää, Finland on November 29 to begin recording their sophomore album for an early 2013 release. The third in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the studio can be seen below. THAUROROD recently announced the addition of Swedish singer Andi ...

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WINTERSUN: New Video Interview With JUKKA KOSKINEN

PowerOfMetal.dk conducted an interview with bassist Jukka Koskinen of Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN on December 21, 2012 at Royale Boston in Boston, Massachusetts. You can now watch the chat below. WINTERSUN's "Time I" is nominated in the "Metal Album Of The Year" category at this year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which will be held ...

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VARG In Oakland: Interview, Performance Footage Available

The Mighty Z of Capital Chaos TV conducted an interview with German Viking metallers VARG before the band's November 30 performance at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California as part of a North American tour with WINTERSUN and ELUVEITIE. You can now watch the chat below. Also available is footage of VARG's Oakland show. ...

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WINTERSUN: New Audio Interview With JUKKA KOSKINEN

Metal Kaoz editor Dimitris Kontogeorgakos recently conducted an interview with bassist Jukka Koskinen of Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. WINTERSUN's "Time I" is nominated in the "Metal Album Of The Year" category at next year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which will ...

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WINTERSUN, ELUVEITIE: Video Footage Of Hollywood Signing Session

Video footage of of WINTERSUN and ELUVEITIE's November 29 joint signing session SoundCheck Hollywood in Hollywood, California can be seen below. WINTERSUN's "Time I" is nominated in the "Metal Album Of The Year" category at next year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which will be held on March 1, 2013 at Barona Areena in Espoo, ...

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WINTERSUN Comments On 'Emma Gaala' Nomination

WINTERSUN's "Time I" is nominated in the "Metal Album Of The Year" category at next year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which will be held on March 1, 2013 at Barona Areena in Espoo, Finland. They will be going up against MOKOMA ("180 Astetta"), NIGHTWISH ("Imaginaerum"), TERVEET KÄDET ("Musta Hetki"), and STAM1NA ("Nocebo"). Commented WINTERSUN: ...

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WINTERSUN In Oakland: Interview, Performance Footage Available

Jacob Grant of Capital Chaos TV conducted an interview with bassist Jukka Koskinen of Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN before the band's November 30 performance at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California as part of a North American tour with ELUVEITIE and VARG. You can now watch the chat below. Also available is footage of ...

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WINTERSUN Bassist Interviewed By DER METAL KRIEGER TV (Video)

Der Metal Krieger TV conducted an interview with bassist Jukka Koskinen of Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN before the band's November 29 performance at the House Of Blues in West Hollywood, California as part of a North American tour with ELUVEITIE and VARG. You can now watch the chat below. WINTERSUN's long-awaited new album, "Time I", ...

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THAUROROD: Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Finnish/Swedish power metallers THAUROROD entered Rockstar Productions studio in the band's hometown of Hyvinkää, Finland on November 29 to begin recording their sophomore album for an early 2013 release. The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the studio can be seen below. THAUROROD recently announced the addition of Swedish singer Andi ...

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MEDICATED: New EP Available For Free Download

MEDICATED, the Finnish metal band featuring former NORTHER vocalist Aleksi Sihvonen, has made its new EP, "Glasstrophobic", available for free download at this location. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. The Verge 02. Fever 03. Glasstrophobic 04. Take It 05. Magnum For Amen Former IMPERANON and current FINNTROLL keyboardist ...

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WINTERSUN Interviewed In Tempe (Video)

The Age Of Metal conducted an interview with Teemu Mäntysaari and Jukka Koskinen of Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN on November 28 in Tempe, Arizona. You can now watch the chat below. WINTERSUN's long-awaited new album, "Time I", sold nearly 4,000 copies in its first week of release in the United States to land ...

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THAUROROD Begins Recording New Album

Finnish/Swedish power metallers THAUROROD will enter Rockstar Productions studio in the band's hometown of Hyvinkää, Finland to start recording their new album for an early 2013 release. Commented the band: "Finally the time has come! We are proud to announce that THAUROROD will enter the studio for drum recordings of second studio album today, 29th ...

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WINTERSUN Mainman Interviewed In Bologna (Video)

Musica Draconia conducted an interview with Jari Mäenpää of Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN on October 24 in Bologna, Italy. You can now watch the chat below. WINTERSUN's long-awaited new album, "Time I", sold nearly 4,000 copies in its first week of release in the United States to land at position No. 109 on The Billboard ...

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WINTERSUN: Video Interview With JARI MÄENPÄÄ

PowerofMetal.dk conducted an interview with Jari Mäenpää of Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN on October 12 at Lutakko in Jyväskylä, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. WINTERSUN's long-awaited new album, "Time I", sold nearly 4,000 copies in its first week of release in the United States to land at position No. 109 on The ...

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ELUVEITIE Interviewed In Gothenburg (Video)

Johnnyboii conducted an interview with Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE prior to their November 16 concert at Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden with SABATON. You can now watch the chat below. ELUVEITIE will perform its latest concept album, "Helvetios", in its entirety during the band's upcoming North American co-headlining tour with Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN. The trek ...

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