Friday, April 14, 2017

WINTERSUN: Second Guitarist Revealed!

Helsinki, Finland based symphonic melodic death metal warriors WINTERSUN have announced the bands second guitarist ASIM SEARAH.

WINTERSUN are set to unleash the bands anticipated new offering "THE FOREST SEASONS", due to be unleashed 7/2017 (release date T.B.A.) via NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS.


WINTERSUN - Second Guitarist Revealed!
Finnish epic metallers Wintersun proudly present their new second guitarist - it's 27-year old Asim Searah. Asim was born in Pakistan and moved to Finland at the age of 18 to pursue a career in music and has been playing in several bands and projects since then.
Jari Mäenpää commented:
"We've known him for a long time and we knew he is a great singer, but we didn't realise how a talented and skillful guitar player he is. Asim was actually the first one who sent us an audition video, which surprised us very positively. After the video auditions and two rounds of live auditions we realised he was exactly what we were looking for. He is very motivated and passionate with a good heavy metal attitude - a great guitar player and vocalist to improve the live sound of WINTERSUN even further!"

Asim commented:
"It's an honour to be a part of a band that I have looked up to for many years. It's definitely a dream come true and I'm super excited to share the stage with WINTERSUN!"

You can follow Asim on his social media channels:
Check out WINTERSUN's crowdfunding trailer (including song snippets):
Due to high demand, you can still support the band at their INDIEGOGO campaign until April 30th:
WINTERSUN's third studio album 'THE FOREST SEASONS', will also be released physically though Nuclear Blast in July. (Pre-orders coming soon!)
Order WINTERSUN's first studio album or TIME I at
'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

08.06. S Sölvesborg - Sweden Rock Festival
24.06. FIN Nummijärvi - Nummirock
30.06. FIN Helsinki - Tuska Open Air
22.07. I Brescia - Colony Open Air
09.08. CZ Josefov - Brutal Assault
11.08. P Vagos - Vagos Metal Fest
13.08. UK Derby - Bloodstock Open Air
18.08. D Dinkelsbühl - Summer Breeze
19.08. SK Zvolenská Slatina - More Than Fest
08.09. CH Hüttikon - Meh Suff! Metal-Festival

Follow the band's personal pages:

Thanks-Stay Metal, Stay Brutal-\m/ -l-