Finnish epic folk-metallers WINTERSUN, led by Jari Mäenpäa – ex Ensiferum, are about to hit the UK/IRE shores for their long awaited tour!
Powerful and majestic with tides of energy, WINTERSUN‘s songs flow with epic melodies influenced by Scandinavian traditional folk music. Lyrically the songs deal with Jari’s life, feelings, emotions, hallucinations and dreams, making WINTERSUN a very personal and captivating project.This is the band’s first UK tour since 2008 and follows the release of second full-length album ‘Time I’ in early October of last year, which was itself 8 years in the making.
”Time I‘ is far more than admirable studio skill. The songs are life affirming stuff, running from gentle beauty through growling aggression to soaring hooks within each epic track, and the wait the Finns have made us endure has been completely worth it – ‘Time 1′ is fantastic. Roll on album number II’.
‘The lush complex arrangements that run throughout this sophomore release are rendered lovingly with care and attention and there’s an excellent production that allows the orchestral setions equal breathing space with the fearsome metallic power that they juxtapose’.
Dates and Ticket Links as follows:
July 16th – London, Highbury Garage – http://www.gigsandtours.com/tour/wintersun.
July 17th – Manchester, Club Academy – http://www.gigsandtours.com/tour/wintersun.
July 18th – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms – http://www.gigsandtours.com/tour/wintersun.
July 19th – Newcastle, O2 Academy – http://www.gigsandtours.com/tour/wintersun.
July 20th – Belfast, Limelight 2 – www.ticketmaster.ie
July 21st – Dublin, The Pint – www.ticketmaster.ie
July 22nd – Bristol, O2 Academy 2 – http://www.gigsandtours.com/tour/wintersun.
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