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Wintersun Cancels All Upcoming Show Dates

Finnish band Wintersun has issued the following announcement about canceling all upcoming show dates:

"There has come again unexpected problems with technology, which will make finishing the "Time" album even more harder than it has been. Which will delay it even more. There..s also some personal problems concerning my apartment.

"Because of all the problems, I have fallen under a serious amounts of stress, which is sometimes causing me "writer..s blocks". This album making is now turned into such a "risky business", that I have no choise, but to cancel Summerbreeze and Bloodstock.

"The thing is, the album has to be done first, before we can play any shows. Playing just old songs after many years isn..t something we want to do and what probably no one wants to see.

"After the album has been mixed, I need to mix again a "backuptrack livemix" (of the synths&orchestrations). Then we have to of course practise the new songs and arrange them into "live format" (especially mine and Teemu..s guitar parts). We also need to update our humble live gear.

"All these arrangements take time, so we don..t want to risk it, that we might have to cancel the shows last minute. It must be done now and put finishing the album the number one priority. After the album is done, we will start booking shows again.

"I know there..s lots of disappointed people and I have to apologize. But I hope that you..ll understand my decision under these circumstances. I have to put the album first and finish it before we play any shows. Thanks for listening!"

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1. Westfallen writes:

Delayed more? Gah!

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2. Johnnymetal writes:

Such a talented band. It's a shame we have to wait ever more to hear something. Makes you wonder why not just go into the studio for this and not do it on your own. But then again, money. I'm sure it's far more expensive for studio time overseas than it is over here. Good luck to them. Hope this doesn't mark the end of this band. Though if they ever do release this "Time" record, I don't see them doing another with all the problems plaguing this one.

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