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Wintersun Live Photos, Tuska 2013 by Sam Roon

Wintersun Completes Work On New Record – But Will It Ever Get Released?

Wintersun announced today that they have recorded almost an hour of music for an album that is NOT “Time II” and it will apparently be getting released at an undisclosed date, with an undisclosed method, on an undisclosed planet.  I report this information with the following caveat: Any proper fan of Wintersun knows two things: Wintersun is essentially god-like in the

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Hear A NEW Wintersun Song, “Forest”, Right Now!

  YES!!! At the end of 2014 Wintersun teased us about “some epicness coming our way in the Fall,” and some of it is finally here! Over the weekend the incredible group performed a brand new song at Paganfest in Germany, and fan footage of the performance is below! The song is titled “Forest” and it’s simply exceptional! Jari Mäenpää

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Timo Häkkinen To Replace Kai Hahto In Wintersun!

What in the name of the metal gods?! Kai Hahto is letting the backbone of one of the pinnacle underground Finnish metal groups, Sotajumala, take his place in Wintersun while he focuses on Nightwish. While my mind is blown that someone other than Kai will be performing the Wintersun music, I’m incredibly excited to see what Timo Häkkinen can bring to

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WINTERSUN’S KAI HAHTO TO REPLACE JUKKA NEVALAINEN IN NIGHTWISH – VIDEO

Nightwish drummer Jukka Nevalainen announced on Nightwish‘s facebook page today that he is stepping aside from the band for an undetermined amount of time to deal with sever insomnia.  He said he’s been dealing with this for some time and that it’s getting the better of him these days.  Kai Hahto will be replacing Jukka on the upcoming album. Here is

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TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL 2013 RECAP!

Yep, it’s fucking January and Tuska Open Air Metal Festival was all they way back at the end of June 2013.  Par for the course of my life, the brand new 3T hard drive I bought from Western Digital crashed right after the festival, in-between that and my wedding, taking with it all my interview footage and photos. My heart

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WINTERSUN, FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE, ARSIS AND STARKILL FROM THE FRONT ROW!

Wintersun, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Arsis and Starkill are wrapping up their massive North American tour tonight in Charlotte, but have left all previous fans in each city with melted faces and dreams of being as talented as each human being that graced the stage that night! Seriously, each band on this lineup is just exceptional, so if you missed it, turn

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TUSKA DAY 1 – THE RETURN

Yes, there were gnomes with bleeding orifices in the press area. No, I don’t know why. As some of you know, Tuska 2013 was my fourth Tuska. However, it was my first with any sort of press access. While I’m not exactly new to the world of “press,” I am very new to the world of festival press. Getting into

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WINTERSUN, FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE, ARSIS AND STARKILL TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED!

Holy shit! This tour is making everyone here at SkullsNBones do a happy dance! Wintersun has announced a new North American summer tour with support from Fleshgod Apocalypse, Arsis, and Starkill! It goes without saying, but I will anyway, each band on this bill is exceptional live and it’s a must see for ALL metal fans! We will be there

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TUSKA DAY 1 – THE RETURN

Yes, there were gnomes with bleeding orifices in the press area. No, I don’t know why. As some of you know, Tuska 2013 was my