WINTERSUN Launched ‘Awaken From The Dark Slumber (Spring)’ Guitar Play-Through

Photo credit: Onni Wiljami Kinnunen

Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN are set to unleash their long-awaited third studio album “The Forest Seasons” on July 21st 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records. Additionally, the live album “Wintersun live @ Tuska Festival 2013” will be released on vinyl on the same day. In anticipation of the forthcoming record, a guitar play-through clip for “Awaken From The Dark Slumber (Spring)” has been launched today. Check out Teemu playing along to a section of the track below.

“The Forest Seasons” Track Listing:

1. Awaken From The Dark Slumber (Spring) 14:40
Part I The Dark Slumber
Part II The Awakening
2. The Forest That Weeps (Summer) 12:18
3. Eternal Darkness (Autumn) 14:08
Part I Haunting Darkness
Part II The Call of the Dark Dream
Part III Beyond the Infinite Universe
Part IV Death
4. Loneliness (Winter) 12:54

Recently WINTERSUN announced European ‘Forest Tour 2017’ dates. After announcing new guitarist Asim Searah, the Finns are a freshly united team and more than ready to pour their epic melodic death metal over the stages of Europe in September and October. Check out the tour dates below:

“Forest Tour 2017”
w/ special guest:

2017-06-24 Nummijärvi (Nummirock) FI
2017-06-30 Helsinki (Tuska Open Air) FI
2017-07-22 Brescia (Colony Open Air) IT
2017-08-09 Josefov (Brutal Assault) CZ
2017-08-11 Vagos (Vagos Metal Fest) PT
2017-08-13 Derby (Bloodstock Open Air) GB
2017-08-18 Dinkelsbühl (Summer Breeze) DE
2017-08-19 Zvolenska Slatina (More Than Fest) SK
2017-09-08 Hüttikon (Meh Suff! Metal-Festival) CH
2017-09-09 Leipzig (Hellraiser) DE
2017-09-10 Hannover (Musikzentrum) DE
2017-09-11 Warsaw (Progresja) PL
2017-09-12 Gdansk (B90) PL
2017-09-14 Tallinn (Rockclub Tapper) EE
2017-09-15 Riga (Melna Piektdiena) LV
2017-09-16 Vilnius (Rock River Club) LT
2017-09-17 Minsk (Re:Public) BY
2017-09-18 Kiev (Sentrum) UA
2017-09-20 Cracow (Kwadrat) PL
2017-09-21 Graz (PPC) AT
2017-09-22 Budapest (Barba Negra) HU
2017-09-23 Regensburg (Airport) DE
2017-09-24 Salzburg (Rockhouse) AT
2017-09-25 Ljubljana (Cvetlicarna) SI
2017-09-27 Colmar (Le Grillen) FR
2017-09-28 Lausanne (Les Docks) CH
2017-09-29 Dornbirn (Conrad Sohm) AT
2017-09-30 Innsbruck (Hafen) AT
2017-10-04 Athens (Kyttaro) GR
2017-10-05 Thessaloniki (Principal Club Theater) GR
2017-10-06 Sofia (Club Mixtape 5) BG
2017-10-07 Bucharest (Arenele Romane) RO