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ELUVEITIE To Perform Entire 'Helvetios' Album On North American Tour

Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE will perform their latest concept album, "Helvetios", in its entirety during the band's upcoming North American co-headlining tour with Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN. Commented ELUVEITIE: "We cannot wait to be back to North America in support of our two recent releases, for the first time headlining with material from our latest ...

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ELUVEITIE, WINTERSUN Schedule North American In-Store Appearances

Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE and Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN have announced several in-store appearances scheduled around their North American co-headlining tour. The trek will commemorate ELUVEITIE's 10th anniversary as well as serve as WINTERSUN's introduction to North American shores. This momentous event will also include the German pagan metal band VARG. Confirmed dates/times for meet-and-greets ...

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WINTERSUN's 'Time I' Lands On BILLBOARD Chart

"Time I", the long-awaited new album from Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN, sold nearly 4,000 copies in its first week of release in the United States to land at position No. 109 on The Billboard 200 chart. According to WINTERSUN mainman Jari Mäenpää, there are several reasons why the band's new effort, "Time" is being released ...

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WINTERSUN: Quality Video Footage Of Helsinki Concert

Quality video footage of WINTERSUN's sold-out October 13 concert at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland can be seen at this location. A few of the clips are available below. WINTERSUN's long-awaited new album, "Time I", has registered the following first-week chart positions: Finland: #2 Germany: #21 Austria: #33 According to WINTERSUN mainman Jari Mäenpää, ...

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THAUROROD Joined By Former SEVENTH WONDER/SILENT CALL Singer

Finnish power metallers THAUROROD have announced the addition of Swedish singer Andi Kravljaca (SILENT CALL, SEVENTH WONDER) to the group's ranks. Commented the band: "As you might know, it hasn't been too easy for us with the previous vocalists. "Facing a vocalist change is never easy and facing a lot of them is just something ...

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WINTERSUN: 'Time I' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"Time I", the long-awaited new album from Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Finland: #2 Germany: #21 Austria: #33 According to WINTERSUN mainman Jari Mäenpää, there are several reasons why the band's new effort, "Time" is being released as two separate albums, titled "Time I" and "Time II". He says: ...

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ELUVEITIE: New Video Interview With CHRIGEL GLANZMANN

Chrigel Glanzmann, frontman, bandleader, songwriter and lyricist for Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE, was interviewed by Metal Blast before the band's October 14 concert at Melkweg in Amsterdam, Netherlands as the support act for SABATON. Glanzmann last week confirmed his participation on an open forum about the Gallic Wars. The event will take place ...

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ELUVEITIE Frontman To Hold Lecture On Gallic Wars At Swiss University

Chrigel Glanzmann, frontman, bandleader, songwriter and lyricist for Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE, has confirmed his participation on an open forum about the Gallic Wars. The event will take place on November 22 at the Zurich University and will be hosted by PD Dr. Eckhard Deschler-Erb. In addition to Chrigel's lecture, ELUVEITIE's latest album, "Helvetios", will ...

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WINTERSUN Members Answer Fan-Submitted Questions (Video)

On October 15, guitarist Teemu Mäntysaari and bassist Jukka Koskinen of Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN took part in a live video web chat during which they answered fan-submitted questions for two hours and 40 minutes. You can now watch the chat below. WINTERSUN's long-awaited new album, "Time I", will be released via Nuclear Blast Records ...

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WINTERSUN: 'Time I' Album Available For Streaming

"Time I", the long-awaited new album from Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN, will be released via Nuclear Blast Records on the following dates: October 19: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Norway October 23: Italy October 24: Sweden October 22: North America, Rest Of Europe "Time I" is now available for streaming at Wintersun.fi. According to ...

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WINTERSUN: Fourth Teaser For 'Time I' Bonus DVD Posted Online

"Time I", the -awaited new album from Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN, will be released via Nuclear Blast Records on the following dates: October 19: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Norway October 23: Italy October 24: Sweden October 22: North America, Rest Of Europe The fourth teaser for the bonus DVD that will be available with the ...

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WINTERSUN: Third Teaser For 'Time I' Bonus DVD Posted Online

"Time I", the -awaited new album from Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN, will be released via Nuclear Blast Records on the following dates: October 19: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Norway October 23: Italy October 24: Sweden October 22: North America, Rest Of Europe The third teaser for the bonus DVD that will be available with the ...

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WINTERSUN Mainman Answers Fan-Submitted Questions - Part 3 (Video)

"Time I", the -awaited new album from Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN, will be released via Nuclear Blast Records on the following dates: October 19: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Norway October 23: Italy October 24: Sweden October 22: North America, Rest Of Europe During the listening session for "Time I" at the Nuclear Blast headquarters in ...

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WINTERSUN: 'Time I' Bonus DVD Preview Clip Available

"Time I", the -awaited new album from Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN, will be released via Nuclear Blast Records on the following dates: October 19: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Norway October 23: Italy October 24: Sweden October 22: North America, Rest Of Europe A one-minute preview of the bonus DVD that will be included with the ...

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WINTERSUN: 'Time I' Pushed Back A Week

"Time I", the -awaited new album from Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN, has had its release date pushed back by a week. Comments the band: "As we want to give all our incredible fans something truly special and outstanding for our second album, 'Time I', there is going to be a limited mediabook edition including DVD ...

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ELVENKING: 'The Loser' Video Released

"The Loser", the new video from Italian folk/power metallers ELVENKING, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Era", which will be released on September 14 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, LORDI, SONATA ARCTICA, APOCALYPTICA). Nino previously ...

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WINTERSUN: Footage From 'Time I' Choir-Recording Sessions

Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN will release their long-awaited new album, "Time I", on October 12 via Nuclear Blast Records. Footage from the choir-recording sessions for the CD, which took place in June at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland, can be seen below. According to WINTERSUN, "The choir consisted of Markus and Sami from ENSIFERUM; ...

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ELUVEITIE Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE have parted ways with guitarist Simeon Koch after eight years. Commented the band: "Sime was thinking about this since quite a long time already and finally decided to take this step. He will set about some new goals in his life — both vocational and familial — which will make it ...

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ELVENKING: 'The Loser' Video Teaser Available

A teaser for "The Loser", the new video from Italian folk/power metallers ELVENKING, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Era", which will be released on September 14 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, LORDI, SONATA ARCTICA, ...

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WINTERSUN Mainman Answers Fan-Submitted Questions - Part 2 (Video)

Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN will release their long-awaited new album, "Time I", on October 12 via Nuclear Blast Records. During the listening session for "Time I" at the Nuclear Blast headquarters in Donzdorf, Germany on July 28, Jari Mäenpää was interviewed by BLEEDING RED frontman Timo Joos, who asked the WINTERSUN mastermind fan questions that ...

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ELVENKING: 'Era' Track-By-Track Breakdown Available (Video)

A track-by-track breakdown of "Era", the new album from Italian folk/power metallers ELVENKING, can be seen in two parts below. Due on September 14 via AFM Records, the CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, LORDI, SONATA ARCTICA, APOCALYPTICA). Nino previously worked with the band on "The ...

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WINTERSUN Drummer Discusses New Album In Video Interview

Kaaos TV recently conducted an interview with drummer Kai Hahto of Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN. You can now watch the chat below (in Finnish, with English subtitles). WINTERSUN will release its long-awaited new album, "Time I", on October 12 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Cameron Gray and ...

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WINTERSUN: Audio Snippets Of Two New Songs Available

Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN will release their long-awaited new album, "Time I", on October 12 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Cameron Gray and can be seen below. WINTERSUN will headline this year's edition of the Heidenfest tour, set to take place in October. Support on the trek ...

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WINTERSUN: 'Time I' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN will release their long-awaited new album, "Time I", on October 12 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Cameron Gray and can be seen below. Commented the band "We searched many options who could actually make the cover for 'Time I'. Cameron's way of creating ...

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WINTERSUN Mainman Answers Fan-Submitted Questions (Video)

Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN will release their long-awaited new album, "Time I", on October 12 via Nuclear Blast Records. During the listening session for "Time I" at the Nuclear Blast headquarters in Donzdorf, Germany on July 28, Jari Mäenpää was interviewed by BLEEDING RED frontman Timo Joos, who asked the WINTERSUN mastermind fan questions that ...

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ELVENKING: Making Of 'Era' Part 5 (Video)

The fifth in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Era", the new album from Italian folk/power metallers ELVENKING, can be seen below. Due on September 14 via AFM Records, the CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, LORDI, SONATA ARCTICA, APOCALYPTICA). ...

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KRAMPUS: 'Survival Of The Fittest' Track-By-Track Breakdown (Video)

A track-by-track breakdown of "Survival Of The Fittest", the first full-length album from the Udine, Italy-based modern folk metal band KRAMPUS, can be seen below. Due on August 24 via NoiseArt Records, the CD was produced by KRAMPUS frontman Filippo Gianotti at Udine's Blackmirror Studios. The band stated about the album's concept: "Krampus, thewinter demon, ...

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ELVENKING: 'Poor Little Baroness' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for "Poor Little Baroness", a brand new song from Italian folk/power metallers ELVENKING, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Era", which will be released on September 14 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne ...

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KRAMPUS: 'Kronos' Heritage' Video Released

"Kronos' Heritage", the new video from the Udine, Italy-based modern folk metal band KRAMPUS, can be seen below. The song comes off the group's first full-length album, "Survival Of The Fittest", which will be released on August 24 via NoiseArt Records. The CD was produced by KRAMPUS frontman Filippo Gianotti at Udine's Blackmirror Studios. The ...

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