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WINTERSUN

STRATOVARIUS, LAMA, DREAMTALE, BETRAYAL AT BESPIN ADDED TO TUSKA LINEUP

Finnish power metal giants Stratovarius were added to the Tuska 2013 lineup today, as well as other hometown favorites Lama, Dreamtale, and Betrayal At Bespin. The 3-day festival’s running order has not yet been set in stone, nor has the lineup, but Stratovarius will headline on Sunday, June 30. So far, the Tuska schedule is as follows: Friday, June 28

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WINTERSUN “TIME II” ANNOUNCEMENT

Following the international success of their highly anticipated Time I album, Wintersun have made an announcement in their official website regarding Time II, the conclusion to their magnum opus. According to their statement, We are starting the mix of TIME II and it will be released early 2014. The album will continue where TIME I left, but it will be

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TEN SONGS TO GET YOU OVER HUMP DAY

Today sucks. It’s not the beginning of the week… it’s not the end of the week… it’s right smack in the middle of the fucker. Here we sit, watching the clock tick, waiting for the moment we can run out of the building and straight for a cold refreshing [insert beverage of choice here]. I figured I might brighten up

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SAM ROON’S TOP 5 ALBUMS OF 2012!

Not for lack of trying, but to be perfectly honest, I found 2012 to be far less exciting than Metal Mark expressed in his TOP TWENTY METAL ALBUMS OF 2012.  With the releases from many major artists not living up to my arrogant and unjustified elitist standards, I decided to keep my list short.  Additionally, I don’t want to screw

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TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL 2013 ANNOUNCES TWELVE MORE BANDS!

Tuska Open Air Metal Festival is fast approaching… okay it’s actually seven months away, but still, the anticipation is building! Today the organizers of the fest have added 12 new acts to the lineup already consisting of some pretty awesome acts!  Those groups aside, there are several bands on the fest I’ve never heard of which possibly makes for a lineup

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WINTERSUN: LIVE FOOTAGE FROM FIRST U.S. SHOWS ARE HERE!

Wintersun is FINALLY on U.S. soil! The band just kicked off their first ever North American tour and we have the first footage for you here! From all of the reviews, the guys are putting on a spectacular show and I can’t wait to see it for my own eyes! Check out the set list and live below and do

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WINTERSUN KICKS OFF NORTH AMERICAN TOUR TONIGHT IN ARIZONA! PUT YOUR BIG BOY PANTS ON, IT’S TIME TO MELT SOME FACES!

Finally, after all these years, the invasion of Wintersun has begun on North American soil.  Rumor has it that metal troops from both Canada and The United States have assembled in support of the invasion and are prepared to battle day in and day out while the band conquers the territories city by city. Hah, seriously though, this is really

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WINTERSUN, “TIME” LYRIC VIDEO PREMIERE!

I’ve been spinning the new Wintersun record every day since it arrived at my doorstep.  It’s the first physical album I’ve purchased in a very long time and it makes me feel good supporting a band I know needs the funds to help bring them here to the United States to melt our fucking faces off. Today Wintersun released their

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WINTERSUN “TIME II” ANNOUNCEMENT

Following the international success of their highly anticipated Time I album, Wintersun have made an announcement in their official website regarding Time II, the conclusion

TEN SONGS TO GET YOU OVER HUMP DAY

Today sucks. It’s not the beginning of the week… it’s not the end of the week… it’s right smack in the middle of the fucker.

SAM ROON’S TOP 5 ALBUMS OF 2012!

Not for lack of trying, but to be perfectly honest, I found 2012 to be far less exciting than Metal Mark expressed in his TOP