Insomnium (Finnish melodic death metal band)

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Insomnium is a Finnish melodic death metal band from Joensuu, Finland. The sound and lyrical themes of their music portray darkness, sorrow, loss, pain, and 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 U.K. 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 19 September 2013 Insomnium released "Ephemeral," a single from their foreshadowed 2014 album, Shadows of the Dying Sun, via Century Media Records. It is the first track to feature new guitarist, Markus Vanhala (Omnium Gatherum), who replaced Ville Vänni in 2011.

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

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Year Title RatingReleases
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

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
2014 The Candlelight Years 1


Year Title RatingReleases
2011 Weather the Storm 1


Year Title RatingReleases
2009 Where the Last Wave Broke 1
2013 Ephemeral 1

EP + Demo

Year Title RatingReleases
1999 Demo '99 1

EP + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
2012 Live at Wacken Open Air 2012 1


Year Title RatingReleases
2000 Underneath the Moonlit Waves 1

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