Wintersun – The Forest Seasons


Certainly one of the most interesting spectacles of the 2017 release calendar; a new Wintersun album always comes with high expectation, if not just purely for the circus that seems to follow any recording/release cycle. If a long wait for previous album, the cult classic Time I (Nuclear Blast) wasn’t enough, another five-year wait also saw a highly ambitious and demanding (but ultimately successful) series of crowdfunding campaigns to release a follow-up. That the result is not the anticipated Time sequel, but a new unique piece may have been a blow to some fans, but Wintersun have never been ones to follow convention by any stretch; which is why it is surprising that The Forest Seasons (Nuclear Blast) sounds comparatively basic and safe.Continue reading


EXCLUSIVE: Wintersun’s Jari Mäenpää Talks Musical Influences


In this exclusive album preview for Ghost Cult, Wintersun mastermind Jari Mäenpää discusses is his biggest musical influences. You can watch the video below. Continue reading


Jari Mäenpää Plays Through A Minute Of New Wintersun Music


Wintersun will be unleashing their highly anticipated new album, The Forest Seasons, sometime in July via Nuclear Blast, and Jari Mäenpää has shared another preview of the new material online. Continue reading


Wintersun: The Forest Seasons Cover Artwork And Crowdfunding Campaign Revealed


Wintersun recently announced that they would be releasing a new album this year, and they have an exciting new update for fans today. Continue reading