Tag Archives: Insomnium

Insomnium reveal new album artwork, track listing, new guitarist

Posted by on July 16, 2019

Last month, Insomnium announced their new album will arrive on October 4th via Century Media Records. Today (16th), these Finnish melodic death metal giants have revealed artwork and track listing for their upcoming record, Heart Like a Grave. Unlike 2016’s Winter’s Gate, their overall eighth studio effort will consist of ten songs and over an […]

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Insomnium to release new album in October

Posted by on June 19, 2019

Insomnium have been working on their overall eighth studio album since late last year and today (19th), these Finnish melodic death metal giants have announced their new album will be released on October 4th via Century Media. To celebrate their upcoming record, the group will embark on a European tour with The Black Dahlia Murder […]

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This Week on the Gram – 5/9/2019

Posted by on May 9, 2019

Instagram is filled with not-so-hidden gems, as bands continue to provide all kinds of updates about masks, relationships, a new album and just about anything else. This week alone we’ve encountered a few bits of information and decided to create a new weekly column titled, This Week on the Gram. Today’s list of updates comes from Insomnium, Ozzy […]

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Insomnium are in the studio

Posted by on February 19, 2019

Insomnium have been sharing teasers since the end of last year on the progression of their follow-up to 2016’s Winter’s Gate. We’ve known since last summer that these Finnish melodic death metallers will be working on fresh material after we spoke to guitarist Markus Vanhala as he told us they were aiming to release a […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 5 Concerts of 2018

Posted by on December 18, 2018

If you asked me how many shows I’ve been to this year, the answer is: I lost count. Despite a few unfortunate tour cancellations, 2018 has been an incredible ride for live music. For instance: both Alien Weaponry and Jinjer made it to North America for the first-time-ever, while Nita Strauss booked her first tour […]

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Insomnium working on new album?

Posted by on December 17, 2018

Insomnium have been sharing a few hints on a follow-up to 2016 Winter’s Gate throughout this entire month, which makes us wonder if there will be a new album before their appearance at 2019’s Prog Power. Earlier this year, we spoke to guitarist Markus Vanhala (Omnium Gatherum) on a new record as he mentioned: Well, […]

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ProgPower USA Announce 2019 Lineup, Tease 2024 as Possible Final Year

Posted by on September 10, 2018

ProgPower USA is the premier U.S. festival for progressive and power metal. For 19 years they have been a key part in bringing some of the biggest and best names in the international progressive and power metal scenes to the United States. It takes place every September at the Center Stage Theater in Atlanta, Georgia […]

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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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Review/Photos Insomnium returned to NYC’s Gramercy Theatre on 6/23 w/ Oceans of Slumber

Posted by on July 2, 2018

Insomnium recently wrapped up their headlining North American tour with Oceans Of Slumber. It’s been three years since these Finnish melodic death metal giants headlined out here, and even longer when vocalist/bassist Niilo Sevänen appeared as a headliner. It was back in 2015 when Niilo had to leave due to a family emergency as the […]

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First 16 bands announced for 70000 Tons of Metal 2018

Posted by on July 6, 2017

There are a handful of people who have attended 70,000 Tons of Metal since the beginning, and 2018 will find it sailing into its eighth journey. During this past holiday weekend, Andy Piller, the Skipper of this four-day voyage, started the band announcements on Facebook. We are one day away from ticket sales for “survivors,” […]

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