We are sorry to announce that the show on 10/11 at the Culture Room in Ft. Lauderdale has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond Ensiferum's control. We are sorry to our fans in Florida, but hope to return as soon as we get an opportunity.
New Ensiferum video, "From Afar", is now online: Click here
"From Afar" release postponed for a week in some territories. Reason for this delay are the problems at the manufacturer with the Digipack version of the album. Check out your local stores at new date.
Three more Australian dates confirmed. Check TOUR INFO
"From Afar" will be released worldwide on week 37, depending on the usual release date of your country.
The CD was produced by Tero Kinnunen (NIGHTWISH, AMORPHIS) and Janne Joutsenniemi ('Victory Songs' producer) and was mixed by Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, SENTENCED, AMORPHIS).
The track listing for the CD is as follows:
01. By The Dividing Stream
02. From Afar
03. Twilight Tavern
04. Heathen Throne
05. Elusive Reaches
06. Stone Cold Metal
07. Smoking Ruins
08. Tumman Virran Taa
09. The Longest Journey (Heathen Throne Part II)
10. *Vandraren (limited-edition bonus track; NORDMAN cover)
We have shot music video from the title song "From Afar" and it will be release in the end of August.
Check our DOWNLOADS page for short clips of new songs!
Our live keyboard player since 2007, Emmi Silvennoinen, has been enthroned as official band member during the making of "From Afar" in which she also performs.
Pre-Order "From Afar" from our official webshop at http://www.fanzone.fi/ensiferum/
We made a special design for this occasion, with three different packages available:
"From Afar" CD Digipak + Beer bag
"From Afar" CD Digipak + T-Shirt
"From Afar" CD Digipak + Ziphoodie
We are sad to inform that the Let's Open Air festival was cancelled this year in Istanbul, Turkey. We were looking forward to visit Turkey for the first time and we will do it during the From Afar-tours.
Our next North American tour will start in the beginning of November 2009 for app. 30 shows across the continent. We are happy to announce three excellent bands to join our raid; Hypocrisy, Ex-Deo and Blackguard. More details following soon!
Three new presale packages in the Ensiferum webshop: http://www.fanzone.fi/ensiferum/alku.cfm?lang=fi
More shows will be added shortly, accompanied with tour name and detailed information. Support acts: Metsatöll (EST) & Tracedawn (FIN)
Yet unnamed album is hammered to hard-drives as we speak. Release date for the coming album is 9th of September 2009 in most territories. The band is posting video blog from the studio at their homepage and myspace/facebook sites.
We are sorry that we haven't updated our news in long time but we have been working with the new material 24/7.
As you might know Ensiferum started recording fourth album 13.4. Album is recorded/produced by Tero Kinnunen (Nightwish, Amorphis etc.) and Janne Joutsenniemi ("Victory songs"-producer). Album will be mixed by Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, Sentenced, Amorphis...).
As usual there will be lot of session folk musicians but there will also be some surprises. We will update track list later but we can reveal that there will be 7 songs plus intro and cover song featuring very special guest. Album will be released 9.9.09 and after that band will start tour which will reach lands near, far and beyond.