Insomnium (Finnish melodic death metal band)

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Insomnium is a Finnish melodic death metal band from Joensuu, Finland. The nature and lyrical themes to their music is one of darkness, sorrow, loss, pain, and of nature.

On 9 September 2011 Insomnium released the music video "Through The Shadows" from their 2011 album One For Sorrow.

In November 2011, Insomnium embarked on their first headlining European tour, with support from Before The Dawn and MyGRAIN. During April 2012 Insomnium returned to tour the UK as the main support act for British gothic metal band Paradise Lost. Vreid was also present on the tour as a supporting opening act.

On September 19th 2013, Insomnium released 'Ephemeral', a single from their forthcoming album to be released in 2014 via Century Media Records. It is the first track to feature new guitarist Markus Vanhala (Omnium Gatherum), who replaced Ville Vänni in 2011.

On April 29th 2014, Insomnium released their sixth studio album, titled "Shadows of the Dying Sun". On April 30th 2014, they made a guest appearance on Epica's cd release show at 013 in the Netherlands.

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Year Title Rating Releases
2002 In the Halls of Awaiting 3 2
2004 Since the Day It All Came Down 2
2006 Above the Weeping World 4.5 2
2009 Across the Dark 4.5 4
2011 One for Sorrow 3
2014 Shadows of the Dying Sun 5


Year Title Rating Releases
2011 Weather the Storm 1


Year Title Rating Releases
2009 Where the Last Wave Broke 1
2013 Ephemeral 1

EP + Demo

Year Title Rating Releases
1999 Demo '99 Demo 1


Year Title Rating Releases
2000 Underneath the Moonlit Waves 1
2012 Live at Wacken Open Air 2012 1

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