"some music was meant to stay underground..."


Formed: 1995
From: Lahti, Finland
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Entwine News

Below is our complete Entwine news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Entwine Writing New Songs, Announces Helsinki Show

Finnish gothic metal band Entwine has checked in with a brief update:

"Still alive, writing new songs and first show for next year is in the diary...

"pe 12.2.2010 DANTE'S HIGHLIGHT Helsinki

"Check out http://www.tuskasi.com for a new interview with Tom [Mikkola, guitars]."

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Entwine Cancels "On The Rocks" Show

Finnish gothic metal band Entwine has issued the following message regarding the cancellation of On The Rocks:

"Unfortunately, Entwine had to cancel Thursday's show at On The Rocks due to illness. News will be updated soon."

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Entwine Cancels Kuopio Rock and TLY Appearances

Finnish goth metallers Entwine has been forced to cancel their appearance at Kuopio Rock on July 31st and TLY Open Air on August 1st. Singer Mika Tauriainen reportedly has the flu.

Entwine has announced new shows for September:

Sept. 23 Lahti, Amarillo
Sept. 26 Eura, Osman Tupa

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Entwine's Tour Bus Catches Fire

Finnish metallers Entwine have announced that their tour bus caught fire and was completely destroyed along with all of their gear in Ähtäri today. The band issued the following statement about the fire:

"Everyone in the band and crew are safe and ok, and they are still hoping to go and play their gig today.

"Thanks to all fans for their concern, please be assured that everyone is ok!"

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Entwine Posts "Strife" Music Video Online

Finnish metallers Entwine have posted a new music video online for the song "Strife." The track comes from their upcoming album "Painstained," which will be released on April 6th through Spinefarm. The video can be viewed below. More...

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Korpiklaani Checks in with Studio Update

Finnish folk metal band Korpiklaani has checked in with a studio update on the band's MySpace page.

"Currently we are busy recording the 13 songs for 'Karkelo' (pleasure, party), our upcoming album.

"In a relaxed atmosphere we have been working together to record the songs for the upcoming album Karkelo. The recordings started in a beautiful rural environment at the famous Petrax studio in Hollola. This studio is created in the buildings of a still working farm of the Rappula family; who are farming there since 1577.

"This studio is very well known, many worldwide famous bands record here. When we entered the place, the booze smell of Children of Bodom, who just recorded their latest album here, hit our noses, we ourselves only added a little to that :P More...

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Entwine Announces U.K. Album Release Date

Finnish gothic metal band Entwine has issued the following statement about a U.K. release date for their latest album:

"Entwine will be celebrating a 10-year recording career with the UK release on April 6th of their latest/sixth studio album, ‘Painstained’ – already Top 10 in their native Finland.

"Produced by Hiili Hiilesmaa, noted for his work with 69 Eyes, Apocalyptica & HIM, the record sees the band delivering some of their strongest, most memorable songs to date – the likes of ‘Dying Moan’, ‘Caught By Desire’ and first single / video ‘Strife’.

"‘Painstained’ will be the first Entwine album to be granted an official release in the UK, and the way is now clear for the five to follow up this outing with a run of UK shows."

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Entwine Want You to Add "Strife" to Your MySpace

Finnish gothic metal band Entwine have announced a competition on MySpace. What you have to do to enter the competition is add their new radio single "Strife" from their latest full-length album, "Painstained." "We'll draw 5 names out of the pipo of everyone that adds the song to their profile, and send the 5 winners some Entwine goodies." They've not mentioned specifically what these goodies are. The contest ends on January 28th.

"The album 'Painstained' is out next week, but you can still pre-order it from www.recordshopx.com."

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Entwine Delays Release Date For New Album

Finnish goth metal band Entwine has issued the following update about the release of "Painstained," their upcoming album:

"Sorry, not good news. The usual putting a record out gremlins have struck in traditional fashion as they nearly always do ... it's been put back 2 weeks!

New release date looks to be January 28, 2009.

We're really sorry for all you guys that were looking forward to it and have pre-ordered it. We really appreciate your support and hope you can bear waiting another 2 weeks.

Keep your eye on our MySpace page because we'll be putting different tracks up from 1/14 (morning) until 1/17 (evening) before the album launch party in Lahti."

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Entwine: New Album Preview Coming Next Week

Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE will release their sixth album, "Painstained", on January 14, 2009 via Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, APOCALYPTICA, SENTENCED).

"Painstained" track listing:

01. Soul Sacrifice
02. Strife
03. Dying Moan
04. Beautifully Confined
05. Lost In My Denial
06. Greed of Mankind
07. Dead By Silence
08. Hollow
09. Caught By Desire
10. Say Goodbye

Another evolutionary leap from the more commercial Americanism and electro leanings of 2004's "DiEversity" and heaviness of 2006's "Fatal Design", ENTWINE's latest step, "Painstained", presents an even more melody-oriented ENTWINE than any of its predecessors. The band has headed into yet another new direction. Layering Mika Tauriainen's melodic vocals over detuned and heavy guitars and the strong backbone of the Hanttu/Miettinen rhythm section, with "Painstained", ENTWINE has truly come into its own.

"Painstained" will be featured as "album of the week" on Finnish radio station Ylex beginning next week. A different song from the album will be featured each day. Go to this location for a schedule of dates and times. To listen online, click here.

ENTWINE will release a "best-of" collection through the UK branch of Spinefarm Records sometime in 2009. The exact track listing for the CD has not yet been confirmed.

Read the full article at Entwine: New Album Preview Coming Next Week.

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Entwine To Be Featured On Finnish Radio Station

Finnish gothic metal act Entwine will have songs from their latest album playing on a radio station next week. The band issued the following statement:

The new album, 'PAINSTAINED' is going to be "album of the week" on Finland's Radio YleX next week!

They will be playing a different song every day. The programme which tells what song and what time etc isn't updated yet but can be found here. So keep checking to see when the new tracks will be first played!

You can also listen online here.

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Spinefarm UK to Release "Best Of" Entwine Album

ENTWINE has issued the following update on their official Myspace page:

"Spinefarm UK will be taking Entwine onto the UK label and there will be a "Best of" album released by them!

"The tracklisting is being finalised at the moment and a release date is still to be confirmed.

"UK live dates have just got another step closer, so watch this space for CD release dates and, fingers crossed, some UK gigs early next year!"

Here is Entwine's "Surrender" music video: More...

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Entwine Schedule More Summer Tour Dates

Entwine has announced a few more summer dates on their MySpace page. The upcoming tour dates are as follows:

Jul. 05 Sysmä - Pajularock
Jul. 18 Ähtäri - Club B-52
Jul. 19 Kouvola - House of Rock
Jul. 24 Joensuu - Bepop
Jul. 25 Oulu - Qstock
Jul. 26 Kuopio - Kuopiorock
Jul. 27 Lahti - Kisapuistorock
Aug. 02 Loviisa - Backyard Festival

Entwine is currently working on their upcoming album, tentatively due before the end of the year.

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Entwine Prepares To Enter The Studio

Finlands Entwine have posted the following message:

"Hiili Hiilesmaa is taking charge producing Entwine's sixth, yet untitled studio album. The sessions will occur over two months period, and the album will be relased sometime after the summer. Info about the progress, release dates, and everything else related can be found here on the MySpace and on the official website at www.entwine.org.

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Entwine AnnounceFinnish Dates

Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE have scheduled several dates in their home country during July:

July 05 - Sysmä, Pajularock
July 18 - Ähtäri, Club B-52
July 24 - Joensuu, Bepop
July 26 - Kuopio, Kuopiorock
July 27 - Lahti, Kisapuistorock

ENTWINE is currently working on material for a new studio album, tentatively due before the end of the year. More information will be made available soon.

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Entwine Begin Writing New Album

Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE have issued the following update:

"During the end of year 2007 and at the beginning of 2008, ENTWINE has been spending some time in rehearsal room gathering new ideas for the new album. Already there are about eight new songs or at least the basic structures of them. The plan is to hit the studio some time in the spring. The studios and the producer are yet unknown, but the album should be out later this year! Due to the writing and recording of the new album, unfortunately, there will be no time for live shows. There might be some exceptions though, in case we need some time off from writing."

ENTWINE's fifth studio album, "Fatal Design", was released in September 2006 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Benelux via Century Media Records through a licensing deal with Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded at Petrax and Groveland studios by ENTWINE drummer Aksu Hanttu and producer Janne Joutsenniemi (STONE, SUBURBAN TRIBE). The album was mixed at Finnvox by Mikko Karmila (NIGHTWISH, CHILDREN OF BODOM).

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Entwine Cancel Finnish Dates

Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE have been forced to cancel three previously announced dates in Finland. "My jaw is still fucked up 'cause of the wisdom tooth surgery and I can't open my mouth properly, so for me it's impossible to sing," explained frontman Mika Tauriainen. "Just wanted to say how SORRY I AM for you who had plans to come to see the shows...and of course for the organizers too. This is the situation right now... Hopefully my condition gets better before the next weekend shows, so we don't have to cancel them too! I just wish that you can understand how hard and frustrating this is for me?! I'd rather be on stage and see your head-banging, than stay at home with this shit!"

The affected dates are as follows:

Aug. 31 - Pietarsaari, Diiva
Sep. 01 - Nivala, Tuiskula
Sep. 02 - Oulu, 45-special More...

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Moonsorrow Confirmed For Metal Elite Cruise

As previously reported, the Metal Elite Cruise will take place October 3rd - 4th, 2007, leaving the shores of Helsinki, Finland, sailing to Tallinn aboard the M/s Galaxy. Finnish metallers MOONSORROW are the latest act confirmed for the event.


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Entwine Part Ways With Keyboardist

Finnish gothic rock act ENTWINE has parted ways with keyboardist Riitta Heikkonen due to "personal reasons." "From now on the band will continue as a quintet, without planning a replacement for Riitta," the group writes on its web site.

ENTWINE has lined up the following dates during the coming months:

Dec. 15 - Madrid, SPA @ Sala Caracol
Dec. 16 - Barcelona, SPA @ Sala Mephisto
Dec. 30 - Tampere, FIN @ Klubi
Jan. 11 - Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia
Jan. 19 - Mikkeli, FIN @ Kulttuurikeskus Töpäri
Feb. 03 - Väärä, FIN @ Tuomio Haapavesi
Feb. 23 - Ähtäri, FIN @B-52

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Entwine Cancel Helsinki Show

Finland's ENTWINE have announced that their scheduled performance at Tavastia (Tuska-klubi) in Helsinki on June 29th has been cancelled. A reason for the cancellation was not provided.

The band's upcoming live dates now include:

8 - Imatra, Finland at Voodoo
29 - Kuopio, Finland at Kuopiorock

4 - Eno, Finland at Kanavarantarock More...

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