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Metal Kaoz 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.

After several sold-out shows last year on their inaugural North American co-headlining tour with ELUVEITIE, WINTERSUN returned to North American shores once again for a headlining tour this August/September. Joining them are Italian symphonic death metal champions FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE, melodic tech-death kings ARSIS and up-and-comers STARKILL.

WINTERSUN‘s “Time I” was nominated in the “Metal Album Of The Year” category at this year’s Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which was held on March 1 at Barona Areena in Espoo, Finland.

“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 200 chart.

Interview (audio):



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The Age Of Metal conducted an interview with guitarist Teemu Mäntysaari of Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN on August 29 in Phoenix, Arizona. You can now watch the chat below.

After several sold-out shows last year on their inaugural North American co-headlining tour with ELUVEITIE, WINTERSUN has returned to North American shores once again for a headlining tour this August/September. Joining them are Italian symphonic death metal champions FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE, melodic tech-death kings ARSIS and up-and-comers STARKILL.

Prior to embarking on the current trek, WINTERSUN said in a statement: “We’re thrilled to return to North America for a full-scale headliner tour in August and September! It will be our first longer own headlining tour ever and this time, without any setlist length limitations, we’ll be able to offer the North American crowds a special show — representing both the ‘Wintersun’ and ‘Time I’ albums. There might also be some surprises in the setlist as well… We are really looking forward to sharing the live magic with YOU, all the fans out there!”

WINTERSUN‘s “Time I” was nominated in the “Metal Album Of The Year” category at this year’s Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which was held on March 1 at Barona Areena in Espoo, Finland.

“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 200 chart.



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CapitalChaosTV.com has uploaded quality video footage of Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN performing the song “Death And The Healing” on August 5 at DNA Lounge in San Franciscso, California. You can check it out below.

After several sold-out shows last year on their inaugural North American co-headlining tour with ELUVEITIE, WINTERSUN has returned to North American shores once again for a headlining tour this August/September. Joining them are Italian symphonic death metal champions FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE, melodic tech-death kings ARSIS and up-and-comers STARKILL.

Prior to embarking on the current trek, WINTERSUN said in a statement: “We’re thrilled to return to North America for a full-scale headliner tour in August and September! It will be our first longer own headlining tour ever and this time, without any setlist length limitations, we’ll be able to offer the North American crowds a special show — representing both the ‘Wintersun’ and ‘Time I’ albums. There might also be some surprises in the setlist as well… We are really looking forward to sharing the live magic with YOU, all the fans out there!”

WINTERSUN‘s “Time I” was nominated in the “Metal Album Of The Year” category at this year’s Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which was held on March 1 at Barona Areena in Espoo, Finland.

“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 200 chart.



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Quality fan-filmed video footage of the Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN performing the song “The Way Of The Fire”, from their forthcoming album, “Time II”, on August 7 at the Theatre of Living Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania can be seen below.

After several sold-out shows last year on their inaugural North American co-headlining tour with ELUVEITIE, WINTERSUN has returned to North American shores once again for a headlining tour this August/September. Joining them are Italian symphonic death metal champions FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE, melodic tech-death kings ARSIS and up-and-comers STARKILL.

Says WINTERSUN: “We’re thrilled to return to North America for a full-scale headliner tour in August and September! It will be our first longer own headlining tour ever and this time, without any setlist length limitations, we’ll be able to offer the North American crowds a special show — representing both the ‘Wintersun’ and ‘Time I’ albums. There might also be some surprises in the setlist as well… We are really looking forward to sharing the live magic with YOU, all the fans out there!”

WINTERSUN‘s “Time I” was nominated in the “Metal Album Of The Year” category at this year’s Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which was held on March 1 at Barona Areena in Espoo, Finland.

“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 200 chart.

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Fleshgod Apocalypse will release new album “Labyrinth” on August 16th via Nuclear Blast ( reviewed here ). The band has now issued the following announcement about bringing along Veronica Bordacchini for upcoming tour dates: “Yes, it’s going to happen! We are really proud to announce that the soprano singer Veronica Bordacchini will be on tour with us from now on, included the upcoming tour in North America with Wintersun, Arsis and Starkill! “She did an outstanding job in the studio on ‘Agony’ and ‘Labyrinth’ and now it’s amazing to have such a talented singer on stage every night! “Last but definitely not least we are going to play some new songs from our new album ‘Labyrinth’ on the next tour so BE FUCKIN’ THERE!” You can also stream the song “Minotaur” in the player below, and the album’s track listing is as follows: 1.

The post Fleshgod Apocalypse Recruits Veronica Bordacchini For Upcoming Tour Dates appeared first on Daily Heavy Metal News.

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Wintersun

We have a pair of tickets to see mighty Finnish melodic death metallers Wintersun at the London Garage tomorrow (Tuesday July 16), and all you have to do to stand a chance of winning is answer one very easy question.

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We also recently asked Jari to chat to us about some of his most important influences as an artist. Check it out:

Catch Jari and the boys on the following UK dates…

July 16th – London, Highbury Garage
July 17th – Manchester, Club Academy
July 18th – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
July 19th – Newcastle, O2 Academy
July 20th – Belfast, Limelight 2
July 21st – Dublin, The Pint
July 22nd – Bristol, O2 Academy 2

Buy tickets for the tour: http://bit.ly/WintersunUKTour

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Kaaos TV conducted an interview with drummer Kai Hahto and guitarist/vocalist Jari Mäenpää of Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN after the band’s June 28 performance at the Tuska open-air festival in Helsinki, Finland.

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Avenged Sevenfold: back in 2013!

Yo, Canada! Not fucking bad! Rob Zombie, Avenged Sevenfold, Megadeth, Halestorm and Godsmack are among the names confirmed for this year’s Heavy MTL Festival, which takes place August 10-11 at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and has made us pretty damn jealous.

Check out the full list of confirmed acts below:

A DAY TO REMEMBER
ALL SHALL PERISH
AMON AMARTH
AT THE GATES
AUGURY
AUGUST BURNS RED
AVENGED SEVENFOLD
BARONESS
BLACKGUARD
CHILDREN OF BODOM
CRYPTOPSY
DANZIG (featuring Doyle)
FINNTROLL
GODSMACK
GWAR
HALESTORM
HAVOK
MACHINE HEAD
MASTODON
MEGADETH
OBEY THE BRAVE
OCEANO
OF MICE & MEN
ROB ZOMBIE
SLAVES ON DOPE
STEEL PANTHER
STRUCTURES
THE ACACIA STRAIN
UNEXPECT
WINTERSUN
WITHIN THE RUINS

Of course, the one real question this leaves for us is: When are Avenged Sevenfold going to head back to the UK? HMMMM?!

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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’.

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Dark Sarah, the new project by former Amberian Dawn vocalist Heidi Parviainen, posted a preview clip of the band’s upcoming single and music video for the track “Save Me.” The project will see the appearance of guest musicians such as guitarist Kasperi Heikkinen (Conquest/Mergin Flare/Ex-Amberian Dawn and now U.D.O. ), bassist Jukka Koskinen (Wintersun/Cain’s Offering/Amberian Dawn) and Inga Scharf and Stefan Schmidt of Van Canto.

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