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Arch enemy – Koko, London – 11th February 2018

Tonight’s sold out show saw fans queueing well before doors opened, and by the time the doors opened the queue stretched a long way. Thankfully the security team did a good job getting people in quickly and by the time the first band, Tribulation came on stage the place was …

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Arch enemy – Trädgårn, Gothenburg – 3rd February 2018

For this leg of their European tour, Arch Enemy have three support acts – Jinjer, Tribulation and Wintersun. Tonight’s gig in Gothenburg is one of the closest they’re playing to their hometown of Halmstad so a good atmosphere was expected. With four bands on the bill, doors opened at 5pm. …

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Teemu Mäntysaari of Wintersun interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

    Wintersun had the honour of closing the festival at this year’s Bloodstock, and what a way to round things off, with a packed Sophie tent and a killer set I chatted to Teemu prior to the show to ask about the festival circuit, current album ‘Forest Seasons’, life …

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Wintersun – The Forest Seasons

The Forest Seasons is the new studio concept album from Helsinki based Wintersun.  Scandinavian epic metal on a grand scale. Wintersun are Jari Mäenpää (Vocals, Guitar), Teemu Mäntysaari (Guitar), Jukka Koskinen (Bass), Kai Hahto (Drums). No one could ever accuse Wintersun of being prolific in their output having produced only three studio albums since 2004.  Various reasons contributing …

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Bloodstock announces new bands including 2 Sophie Lancaster Stage headliners

As 2017 settles in, four more brutal bands are locked in for August’s best metal weekender; BLOODSTOCK! Swedish metal marauders, SOILWORK are confirmed for a main stage slot at Catton Park. Frontman Björn ‘Speed’ Strid tells us “We are really thrilled to return to UK soil after a killer mini-tour …

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BLOODSHOT DAWN announce new album guests!

UK melodic extreme metallers Bloodshot Dawn have announced some of the guests that are set to appear on their second album which is set to be recorded this summer. Sven De Caluwé from Belgian death metal band Aborted will be weighing in with vocals, Swedish guitar maestro Per Nilsson of …

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Wintersun + Support – Photo Gallery – Belfast – 20th July 2013

Wintersun & Darkest Era – The Limelight 2, Belfast – 20th July 2013

A collection of photographs of Wintersun’s show in the Limelight 2, Belfast. Support from Darkest Era. Wintersun Official Website: http://www.wintersun.fi/ Darkest Era Official Website: http://darkestera.net/ Photographs by Marc Leach Photography: https://www.facebook.com/officialmarcleachphotography %%wppa%% %%cover=623%%

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Wintersun & Darkest Era – The Limelight 2, Belfast – 20th July 2013

Wintersun & Darkest Era – The Limelight 2, Belfast – 20th July 2013

This year the United Kingdom has been blessed with a proper summer, with temperatures escalating to over 20 degrees and people whipping out their BBQs whilst attempting to catch a tan. However, on Saturday night, Belfast venue “The Limelight” saw the local metal crowd forego these leisurely pursuits in favour …

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Hellfest 2013 Clisson, Nantes, France. 21st to 23rd June

Hellfest 2013 takes place on 21/22/23 June at Rue du Champ Louet, 44190 Clisson, France. With a record of 113,000 people attending the festival in 2012, Hellfest has become the 3rd biggest festival in France. The originality of the festival’s artistic project has allowed it to reach an international recognition. Born …

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