Posts Tagged ‘Wintersun’

Wintersun – The Forest Seasons

Has there been a more hyped yet un-prolific and bloated project as Wintersun, Jari Mäenpää’s much ballyhooed, post Ensiferum project? After 2004s Lauded self titled debut there were deleted files and then an 8 year wait for Time I, which ultimately was a huge let down after the wait and the hype. So now we have […]

Gig Report: Wintersun, Eluveitie, Varg (Oakland, USA)

Wintersun’s blood-bonded following has been clamoring for a US tour ever since their self-titled debut was released in 2004. 8 years later, our prayers are answered as the controversial album Time I is released alongside a worldwide tour with Eluveitie and Varg. Was it everything we hoped for?

Wintersun – Time I

There is ‘hype’ and then there is the ridiculous levels of hype that has followed former Ensiferum frontman Jari Mäenpää and his post-Ensiferum project Wintersun around since their self-titled debut, 8 years ago. Numerous delays, supposed deletion of material and a few teasers later, we are finally given the follow-up to one of epic metal’s […]

WINTERSUN – Album Update: Track Listing Revealed!

Finland’s WINTERSUN have released the following update regarding their long-awaited second album:   Hello friends! Time for some album(s) news. Wintersun’s Time is going to be two albums, titled TIME I & TIME II. We made this decision simply because of few reasons: – All the 80min of material won’t fit on a regular CD […]

Wintersun – Wintersun

So former Ensiferum guitarist/vocalist Jari Maenpaa forms this solo project with the help of some session musicians (including Rotten Sound drummer Kai Hahto), and ends up delivering a debut album that instantly rises to the top of the Finnish metal heap, equaling his former bands pomp and grandiose scope while injecting the technical gregariousness of […]