With more than 14 years of experience and 4th full studio albums recorded, Insomnium is one of the flag bearers of the melodic death metal scene, and after the success of their last album Across The Dark in 2009. The band returns with a new album One For Sorrow, a more melancholic and melodic album that takes its bases on old english rhymes and folklore stories, The album is plan to be released in October under Century Media Records, and it will be followed by a european tour. We had the chance to catch up with Ville Friman guitar player of the band, and talk about the record, the status of the band and the upcoming tour. This is what he told us:
You will releasing your fifth studio album, one for sorrow this coming month, what can you tell us about it?
Is there any concept behind the album?
What is the difference between Across The Dark your earlier release and the new material?
you came back to Fantom studios to record this album, how was the experience to work with Samu Oittinen this time around?
What can you tell us about your new video clip Through the shadows?
How has been the movement from Candlelight Records to Century Media?
You recorded a single call Weather The Storm with Mikael Stanne of Dark Tranquility, how the idea of recording a song with him came to be and it will be release within the new record?
Insomnium, will be touring Europe this coming november, what are your expectations of the tour, and what can the fans expect from Insomnium?
Are there any plans to come back to the US?
What is next for Insomnium?