The WINTERSUN album "TIME I" has been nominated for the Emma-gaala 2013 in the category "Best national metal album". The "Emma-gaala" is a Finnish music gala arranged yearly by Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland, awarding the most distinguished artists and music professionals of the year. The gala will be held 1st of March 2013. Get more info here: The band comments: "2012 has been a great year for us so far. Besides two successful tours and chart entries in Europe and North America we were extremely thrilled to see the amazing reception "TIME I" got in our native Finland. We're feeling really honoured for the Emma nomination and want to thank everybody who has supported us and made it possible!" WINTERSUN is currently on a hugely successful North American tour with Eluveitie & Varg. The recent shows in Hollywood, Oakland, Portland and Calgary have been sold out and there are already no more tickets available for the upcoming gigs in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and New York. WINTERSUN is touring through the USA and Canada until December 21th. Here the remaining dates of the North American Tour: WINTERSUN North America Tour w/ Eluveitie & Varg 11.12.12 Bottom Lounge Chicago, IL 12.12.12 Peabody's Cleveland, OH 13.12.12 The Opera House Toronto, Canada **SOLD OUT** 14.12.12 Mavericks Ottawa, Canada **SOLD OUT** 15.12.12 Club Soda Montreal, Canada **SOLD OUT** 16.12.12 Imperial Quebec City, Canada 18.12.12 Water Street Music Hall (at The Club) Rochester, NY 19.12.12 Mr. Small's Theatre Pittsburgh, PA 20.12.12 Gramercy Theatre New York, NY **SOLD OUT** 21.12.12 Royale Boston Boston, MA The band is also confirmed to play METALFEST and BEASTIVAL in Germany as well as TUSKA OPEN AIR in Helsinki/Finland: 30.05. - 01.06. - Beastival - Geiselwind, Germany - 20.06. - 22.06. - Metalfest Loreley St. Goarshausen, Germany - 28.06.12 Tuska Open Air Helsinki, Finland