Wintersun - Time Updates
2012-05-29 by Thomas Michael Morris | 53 Comments

Finnish melodic-power-death-black-fairy metal band Wintersun have released another update on their highly-anticipated sophomore record. Time is now set to be released as a double album, with the first disc tentatively scheduled to be released in the early fall of 2012. The band left this update on their webside of May 29, 2012:

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 and we didn't want to cut anything out.

- We want you to be able to hear new material sooner and not wait any longer and we want to go on tour sooner.

- The music is very full and complex, so listening this kind of "hard listening (not easy listening)" material straight for 80 minutes is a bit too much (even for me). Both albums will be approx. nice 40 min epic packages of fireworks.

- We like the idea of releasing two albums within one year, so the band will stay more visible longer, which is important in these "modern times." No more years of silence for us!

We hope you'lll approve our new little "plan" and support us when the "Time" comes!

The track listing for TIME I looks like this:

TIME I

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

TIME I mix is set to be finished by July, mastered in the beginning of July and released in early fall of 2012! TIME II will be released in 2013. Conception of album artworks, videos, live shows incl. rehearsals will keep us busy during the summer and I'll also continue mixing TIME II meanwhile. We'll be hopefully posting some videos and teasers during summer. Also some new live show announcements soon, so stay tuned for those!

We can't wait for you guys to hear TIME I material and play it to you live! Have a great summer!

- Jari & Wintersun boys

WINTERSUN are confirmed to headline this year's edition of the so-called HEIDENFEST tour kicking off in October supported by Korpiklaani, Varg, Trollfest and Krampus, before they go on touring the world. Further infos, dates and tickets on www.heidenfest.eu

http://wintermadness.net/

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Band Page: Wintersun

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pizzamachine
May 29th 2012

12568 Comments


good idea

DeadMeadow
May 29th 2012

11 Comments


so glad I heard about wintersun in 2010. I would have given up on them, had I been a fan since 2004

Yazz_Flute
May 29th 2012

18735 Comments


This is destined to be disappointing.

But I'm holding out that it'll be awesome.

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Wolfhorde
May 29th 2012

11796 Comments


Will probably give this a shot when it comes out.

FictionalFlames
May 29th 2012

1505 Comments


...............

lauriej
May 29th 2012

1710 Comments


about time too

Nagrarok
May 29th 2012

7946 Comments


Too epic and complex to fit onto one album.

It's that good.

Ssssssss
May 29th 2012

683 Comments


^ what he said

SpiritCrusher2
May 29th 2012

2604 Comments


haha

CaptainDooRight
May 29th 2012

26356 Comments


Inb4 Wintersun fanboys....






.... oh shit that's me

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macadoolahicky
May 29th 2012

1835 Comments


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwamV1fbYQk

CaptainDooRight
May 29th 2012

26356 Comments


"Will probably give this a shot when it comes out."

*Will give this a shot when it comes out.[fix]

Makemebad35
May 29th 2012

696 Comments


I'll be waiting

Whispered4tw
May 29th 2012

564 Comments


It will probably be good, but won't meet the ridiculously high expectations.

I wonder if they kept the Japanese folk influences.

D41V30N
May 29th 2012

949 Comments


Keeping my fingers crossed for this. Desperately wishing for this to be damn good.

ItsOnlyWords
May 29th 2012

369 Comments


Best day of my life.

zaruyache
May 29th 2012

4799 Comments


The mixing studio will burn down and they'll have to start over from scratch.

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BradMan
May 29th 2012

387 Comments


And then everyone is killed and they won't be able to start over

Tyrael
May 29th 2012

20394 Comments


Finnish melodic-power-death-black-fairy metal band

well aren't we mature

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DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
May 29th 2012

8581 Comments


not believing anything until it's actually done

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TheFantasticDangler
May 29th 2012

1144 Comments


Listened to the debut all the time in Grade 9. I think my expectations have gotten way too high.

Shuyin
May 29th 2012

10397 Comments


hmm all that stuff..

we just want the album to be good tho..

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Yazz_Flute
May 29th 2012

18735 Comments


yabro m real machur

CaptainDooRight
May 29th 2012

26356 Comments


Nice avi Shu

Shuyin
May 29th 2012

10397 Comments


thanks man m/

Ire
May 29th 2012

41453 Comments


lol fairies

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
May 29th 2012

8581 Comments


sometimes i think i'm a black metal fairy :]

FrozenVain
May 29th 2012

2262 Comments


Sounds awesome, can't wait.

someguest
May 29th 2012

18859 Comments


Doesn't time update at every single FUCKING WAKING MOMENT OF THE DAY?

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Yazz_Flute
May 29th 2012

18735 Comments


sputnikmetaphysicalquandaries.com

Imperial
May 29th 2012

1681 Comments


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jh0MPnQr9zw

Every time I listen to this I am okay with it taking so long.

CrackeTheSkull
May 29th 2012

718 Comments


WINTER OVERLOAD

Yazz_Flute
May 29th 2012

18735 Comments


wiinTAAAR

trilogique21
May 30th 2012

340 Comments


its never coming out

HitlerIsGod
May 30th 2012

746 Comments


"Finnish melodic-power-death-black-fairy metal band Wintersun"

lol

jimmykidd
May 30th 2012

520 Comments


AOTY.

HitlerIsGod
May 30th 2012

746 Comments


two albums almost makes up for the 8 year's wait.

beefshoes
May 30th 2012

2109 Comments


It won't live up to the hype.

HitlerIsGod
May 30th 2012

746 Comments


probably not but if its at least as good as the debut im fine with it

Scoot
May 30th 2012

17479 Comments


better be a 5

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HitlerIsGod
May 30th 2012

746 Comments


HA

KILL
May 30th 2012

67023 Comments


great news!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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CrackeTheSkull
May 30th 2012

718 Comments


Ahem that's Finnish Melodic PowerFolkDeath Post-Progressive Black Fairy Jazz Metal band Wintersun get
it right peasants.

KILL
May 30th 2012

67023 Comments


cool

bassburton
May 30th 2012

6 Comments


Heard of them in 2008. Time has turned into metal's own Chinese Democracy if you ask me.

lauriej
May 30th 2012

1710 Comments


sputnikmetaphysicalquandaries.com

dude it doesn't work, what gives?

AlexLifeson
May 30th 2012

213 Comments


cos life is just a beeeaaauuutifullll



deaththrashprog

731
May 30th 2012

662 Comments


Wow Great News

AlexLifeson
May 30th 2012

213 Comments


rip

Wolfhorde
May 30th 2012

11796 Comments


"in regards to this news










its about time"
lol, potsy.

johnnydeking29
May 30th 2012

8662 Comments


I haven't heard Wintersun's first, so I have a limited amount of hype/expectations for this, which may prove to be a good thing
Am still looking forward to it

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l3urkles
May 30th 2012

141 Comments


Now we need news on "The Path to Naught"

SCREAM!
May 30th 2012

9573 Comments


Will be the best album(s) ever

like we might as well quit music once time II is released



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