Insomnium announce new album and book release

INSOMNIUM have announced a new concept album and an accompanying book!

The new album from Finnish melodic deathsters INSOMNUIM is due to drop on September 23, 2016, through Century Media Records. It will be called Winter’s Gate and is a concept album made up of one forty minute song. The alum is inspired by a short story also called Winter’s Gate (Talven porri in Finnish) regarding a group of Vikings who, despite the fact winter is approaching, leave to find a fabled island west of Ireland.

The accompanying book contains the story in English, Finnish, and German and has been illustrated by Teemu Tähkänen.

The album has been written by Biilo Sevänen (vocalist and bassist), is currently being mixed by Dan Swanö at Unisound AB studio in Sweden.

During the summer INSOMNIUM can be seen at following festivals in Europe:

17.06.2016 Tampere Metal Meeting, Tampere, Finland
19.06.2016 Hellfest, Clisson, France
25.06.2016 Tons of Rock, Halden, Norway
30.06.2016 Provinssirock, Seinaejoki, Finland
22.07.2016 Klang! Festival, Kekava, Latvia
23.07.2016 Riverside Festival, Esslingen, Germany
26.07.2016 Metal Days, Tolmin, Slovenia
13.08.2016 Brutal Assault, Josefov, Czech Rep
14.08.2016 Rockstadt Extreme Fest, Rasnov, Romania
19.08.2016 Kaltenbach Open Air, Spital, Austria
20.08.2016 Rockstad Falun, Falun, Sweden
27.08.2016 100% Metal Fest, Istanbul, Turkey

Autumn and winter tour dates will be announced soon.


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