Tag Archive: Insomnium

Aug 30

Living Leyendas – Leyendas del Rock Festival Day 2 (Villena, Spain 08/10/17)

Like other festivals around Europe, Leyendas del Rock doesn’t kick off early in the morning every day, it does start until 4 pm every day. So you have all day to recover from the day before, or you can go out and check out the town and see what is special about this Southern Spanish city,  …

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Oct 04

INSOMNIUM – new album, ‘Winter’s Gate’ enters international charts

The epic concept album Winter’s Gate, comprised of one 40 minute song by the Finnish melodeath outfit INSOMNIUM, is out now on Century Media Records. Raving impressions of Winter’s Gate continue to pour in from both North America and Europe; Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Jun 15

INSOMNIUM reveal ‘Winter’s Gate’ cover artwork

Finnish melodic deathsters INSOMNIUM have now revealed the cover artwork for their upcoming album, Winter’s Gate! Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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May 19

INSOMNIUM announce new album and book, ‘Winter’s Gate’

Finnish melodic deathsters INSOMNIUM have been forging a very special release during the past few months, entitled Winter’s Gate. It’s a concept album made up of one epic 40 minute song. The album is built around a short story, Winter’s Gate (Talven portti in Finnish), written by vocalist & bassist Niilo Sevänen, recipient of numerous Finnish awards and nominations. The compelling …

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Feb 17

70000 Tons Of Metal 2016 – Day 1 Recap

Pre-board day & 70k pre-party Coming from the west coast for a cruise departing from Florida could be a bit tedious, in this case, tedious implies a 7-hour trip which was split in two with a two-hour layover in St Louis, MS. But once I reached Fort Lauderdale, and I got to met up with …

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Sep 04

Markus Vanhala of Insomnium & Omnium Gatherum discussed the plans for both bands & pulling double guitar duty on tour

Being a musician on an international touring band nowadays is not an easy thing to do, now imagine being a musician on two international touring bands, and now add the great idea of those two bands to tour together the United States. How do you go about that?  Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Aug 31

Insomnium & Omnium Gatherum play Club Red (Mesa, AZ 08/30/15)

Melodic death metal fans are brave and passionate enough to filled up a venue on a Sunday night (having to work early Monday morning), but when you have two of the greatest melodic death metal bands coming out from Finland visiting your town on a Sunday night, there is not obstacle that this crowd wouldn’t …

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Feb 03

Niilo Sevänen of Insomnium discussed Shadows Of The Dying Sun & touring with Dark Tranquillity

Since their very beginning back in 2002, Insomnium has shown the potential that they have to create new and meaningful material to the melodic-death metal scene. They are the kind of band that with every album they release, their music gets darker, and somehow it gets a lot more significance into the minds and hearts of …

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Oct 14

Insomnium – Ephemeral (2013)

Insomnium, the ingenious melodic death metal band domiciled in Finland, are a hot topic among metal brethren. They have released Ephemeral, off their forthcoming album,said to release sometime in 2014. This track debuts new guitarist Markus Vanhala who replaced Ville Vänni back in 2011 and is available for a digital download. In addition, there are three acoustic tracks, that were featured …

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Apr 14

Be’lakor – Of Breath and Bone (2013)

In recent years Australia has been fast becoming a leading power in the metal community. Melodic Death metallers Be’lakor is one such band leading their home country in metal and this year released their newest opus called Of Breath and Bone. Now this album actually was released a year prior but a USA release was …

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Feb 23

Omnium Gatherum – Beyond (2013)

Beautiful, atmospheric, ambiguous…these are just a few adjectives from a long list to describe the newest album from Finnish titans Omnium Gatherum aptly named Beyond. Coming from Kotka, a small town in southern Finland, Omnium Gatherum at first played a standard sense of melodic death metal but over the course of their career showed their …

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