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Tag Archives: Wintersun

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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Metal By Numbers 8/16: Wage War weigh in on the charts

Posted by on August 16, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It flummoxes me sometimes how fast summer seems to go by. Where I live kids are already back in school and college students are moving in. In just sixteen days we’ll enter September, and while […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/10: Paranormal chart activity

Posted by on August 10, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.  We’re still operating on limited sales info, but I do have some extra numbers to share as requested by a few fine upstanding commenters from last week. I’ve added Projected’s new album to the […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/3: Nine Inch Nails add some violence to the charts

Posted by on August 3, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I wasn’t here last week to do the charts and comment on the passing of Chester Bennington, but I’m not sure what I can say that hasn’t been said better elsewhere. Linkin Park weren’t […]

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New & Noteworthy, July 21st 2017: The New Music Seasons

Posted by on July 21, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features a new EP from Nine in Nails, as well as Wintersun’s long awaited “Winter Sessions” and an album from In This Moment. If you would like to check out last […]

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Wintersun extends first crowdfunding campaign, recruits second guitarist

Posted by on April 14, 2017

Despite exceeding their first out of allegedly three crowdfunding campaigns by 285%, Wintersun extended their Forest package pre-order earlier last week to April 30th. While the group continues to earn enough money for their studio and building, they announced recruiting a second guitarist, Asim Searah (Damnation Plan). Mastermind Jari Mäenpää revealed the following on their […]

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