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WINTERSUN Cracks the Top 200 Billboard Chart!

WINTERSUN Cracks the Top 200 Billboard Chart! - 2012-11-01 00:00

2012-11-01 00:00 - Finnish epic metal titans, WINTERSUN, have scanned 3,870 copies of their new album Time I in its first week of sales in the United States according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album debuted at No. 109 on the US Billboard Top 200 chart, making it their highest first week sales yet!

Time I was released October 19 (Europe) and October 22, 2012 (North America) via Nuclear Blast.

Members of WINTERSUN participated in a live video web chat this past October 15th. Fans can visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwZMpVPXVJo to catch the chat with guitarist Teemu Mäntysaari and bassist Jukka Koskinen if they missed it.

Check out this video of guitarist/vocalist Jari Mäenpää performing a few licks and riffs from the new album here: http://youtu.be/ffv_ymksRCA

Have your jaw dropped by Kai Hahto incredible drumming skills by by visiting the following link: http://youtu.be/pO8FEzb4kkE

Watch guitarist Teemu Mäntysaari shredding some new tunes here: http://youtu.be/G8duHcHUrrs?hd=1

Watch as bassist Jukka Koskinen plays through parts of the record here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gU0Ne7UkJtQ.

Facebook fan interview:
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51bdqqkEfk0
Part 2: http://youtu.be/CS6Lb8uTAjk

Official album teasers:
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoAUK5KOwRs
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnUxQrw0ToM
Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-71I1dn9i0

Time I track listing:
1. When Time Fades Away
2. Sons of Winter and Stars
I Rain of Stars
II Surrounded by Darkness
III Journey Inside a Dream
IV Sons of Winter and Stars
3. Land of Snow and Sorrow
4. Darkness and Frost
5. Time

Swiss new wave of folk metal pioneers ELUVEITIE and Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN, will co-headline a North American tour this Winter! The trek will commemorate ELUVEITIE’s 10th anniversary as well as serve as WINTERSUN’s introduction to North American shores. This momentous event will also include the German pagan metal band VARG.

ELUVEITIE, WINTERSUN, VARG
11/28/12 910 Live – Tempe, AZ
11/29/12 House of Blues – Hollywood, CA
11/30/12 Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA
12/01/12 Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
12/02/12 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
12/03/12 Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC – CANADA
12/05/12 Starlite Room – Edmonton, AB – CANADA
12/06/12 Republik – Calgary, AB – CANADA
12/07/12 Louis’ Pub – Saskatoon, SK – CANADA
12/08/12 West End Cultural Centre – Winnipeg, MB – CANADA
12/09/12 Station 4 – Saint Paul, MN
12/11/12 Bottom Lounge - Chicago, IL
12/12/12 Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH
12/13/12 The Opera House – Toronto, ON – CANADA
12/14/12 Mavericks – Ottawa, ON – CANADA
12/15/12 Club Soda – Montreal, QC – CANADA
12/16/12 Imperial – Quebec City, QC – CANADA
12/18/12 Water Street Music Hall (at The Club) – Rochester, NY
12/19/12 Mr. Small’s Theatre – Millvale, PA
12/20/12 Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
12/21/12 Royale Boston – Boston, MA

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