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WINTERSUN - Time I Cracks The Top 200 Billboard Chart

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Posted on Thursday, November 01, 2012 at 14:29:08 EST

Finland's WINTERSUN released their new opus, Time I, on October 19th in Europe and October 22nd in North America via Nuclear Blast Records.

Wintersun scanned 3,870 copies of their new album Time I in its first week of sales in the US, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album debuted at #109 on the US Billboard Top 200 chart, making it their highest first week sales yet.

The album has achieved the following chart positions:

Finland - #2
Germany - #21
Switzerland - #26
Austria - #33
UK Top 50 Indie - #47
UK Top 40 Rock/Metal - #25
US Billboard - #109



The Time I tracklisting is as follows:

'When Time Fades Away'
'Sons Of Winter And Stars'
I - Rain Of Stars
II - Surrounded By Darkness
III - Journey Inside A Dream
IV Sons Of Winter And Stars
'Land Of Snow And Sorrow'
'Darkness And Frost'
'Time'

The bonus DVD includes:

'Land Of Snow And Sorrow' (live at rehearsals, Helsinki)
'Darkness And Frost' and 'Time' (live at rehearsals, Helsinki)
'Sons Of Winter And Stars' (live at rehearsals, Helsinki)
Licks and tricks of Time I with each band member
'Sons Of Winter And Stars' – project demo (interview at Jari's home studio)
Photo Gallery (live at rehearsals, Helsinki

A preview of the bonus DVD can be viewed below:



Check out BraveWords.com's review of Time I at this location.

Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE and Wintersun will co-headline a North American tour this winter. The trek will commemorate Eluveitie’s 10th anniversary as well as serve as Wintersun’s introduction to North American shores. Also included on the tour will be German pagan metal band VARG.

Confirmed tour dates are listed below:



November
28 - 910 Live – Tempe, AZ
29 - The Roxy Theater – Hollywood, CA
30 - Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA

December
1 - Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
2 - El Corazon – Seattle, WA
3 - Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC
5 - Starlite Room – Edmonton, AB
6 - Republik – Calgary, AB
7 - Louis’ Pub – Saskatoon, SK
8 - West End Cultural Centre – Winnipeg, MB
9 - Station 4 – Saint Paul, MN
11 - Bottom Lounge - Chicago, IL
12 - Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH
13 - The Opera House – Toronto, ON
14 - Mavericks – Ottawa, ON
15 - Club Soda – Montreal, QC
16 - Imperial – Quebec City, QC
18 - Water Street Music Hall (at The Club) – Rochester, NY
19 - Mr. Small’s Theatre – Millvale, PA
20 - Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
21 - Royale Boston – Boston, MA





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