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Insomnium

Band of the Week 40 Insomnium

Over the last decade Insomnium has slowly but surely made itself a household name among the melodic deathsters. Formed in 1997 in a somnolent town of Joensuu, in eastern Finland, these stern men have ever since redefined the boundaries of the genre. Two highly acclaimed demos already set the standard and in 2001 the band signed to UK label Candlelight Records. At this point the founding members Markus Hirvonen (drums), Ville Friman (guitars) and Niilo Sevänen (vocals and bass) attached guitarist Ville Vänni to the band. The triumphant line-up had been born. Debut album In the Halls of Awaiting (2002) introduced a young and fierce band that combined aggression and violent riffing to melancholic atmosphere. Marriage of Scandinavian death metal and traditional Finnish tunes, ...

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Today 24 September 2014

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SONATA ARCTICA House of Blues, Los Angeles, CA USA

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SONATA ARCTICA The Grove, Anaheim, CA USA

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SONATA ARCTICA Club Red, Tempe, AZ USA

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