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Wintersun

Country of origin:
Finland
Location:
Helsinki
Status:
Active
Formed in:
2003
Genre:
Symphonic Melodic Death Metal
Lyrical themes:
Winter, Emotions, Space, Dreams, Death, Time, Nature
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
2003-present
Formed by Jari Mäenpää as a side project when he was in Ensiferum. When the sessions booked for the recording of the first album clashed with an Ensiferum tour, Jari left Ensiferum. The first album was recorded entirely by Jari, apart from the drums which were played by Kai Hahto.

Former Ensiferum drummer Oliver Fokin briefly preceded Teemu Mäntysaari as the second guitarist but left before ...
Current
Jari Mäenpää Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards (2003-present), Bass (2004)
See also: ex-Tuska20, ex-Ensiferum, ex-Arthemesia, ex-Immemorial, ex-Lost Alone
Kai Hahto Drums (2004-present)
See also: Nightwish, ex-Cartilage, ex-Trees of Eternity, ex-Tuska20, ex-Vomiturition, ex-Wings, ex-Rotten Sound, ex-Swallow the Sun, ex-Agressor (live), ex-Arthemesia, ex-Enochian Crescent
Teemu Mäntysaari Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2004-present)
See also: ex-Imperanon, ex-Tuska20, ex-Induction
Jukka Koskinen Bass, Vocals (backing) (2005-present)
See also: Naildown, ex-Norther, ex-Amberian Dawn, ex-Cain's Offering, ex-Medieval Art, ex-Whamgraal
Past
Oliver Fokin Guitars (2004)
See also: ex-Ensiferum, ex-Arthemesia, ex-Immemorial
Current (Live)
Heikki Saari Drums (2017-present)
See also: Finntroll, Naildown, Whorion, Tuoni (live), ex-Exsecratus, ex-Norther, ex-Atheme One, ex-Amberian Dawn, ex-Force Majeure, ex-Virtuocity
Asim Searah Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2017-present)
See also: Cantilena, Damnation Plan, Selfblind, Killer Kachina, ex-Kiuas, ex-The Nibiruan
Past (Live)
Timo Häkkinen Drums (2015-2016, 2017)
See also: Aeon, ex-Funeris Nocturnum, ex-Sotajumala, ex-Where Victims Lie, ex-Crippler, ex-Serocs, ex-Kataplexia (live), ex-Vile (live), ex-Atakhama, ex-Estrangulados
Rolf Pilve Drums (2017-2018)
See also: Essence of Sorrow, Megiddon, Random Eyes, Reversion, Status Minor, Stratovarius, The Dark Element, The Hypothesis, Samuli Federley (live), Division of the Spoils, Solution .45, ex-Beyond the Dream, ex-Full Scale Conflict, Harri Kauppinen, Nordjärvi, The Magnificent, ex-Amoth, ex-Code for Silence, ex-Dreamtale, ex-Miseration, ex-Sightless
Jari Mäenpää Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards (2003-present), Bass (2004)
See also: ex-Tuska20, ex-Ensiferum, ex-Arthemesia, ex-Immemorial, ex-Lost Alone
Kai Hahto Drums (2004-present)
See also: Nightwish, ex-Cartilage, ex-Trees of Eternity, ex-Tuska20, ex-Vomiturition, ex-Wings, ex-Rotten Sound, ex-Swallow the Sun, ex-Agressor (live), ex-Arthemesia, ex-Enochian Crescent
Teemu Mäntysaari Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2004-present)
See also: ex-Imperanon, ex-Tuska20, ex-Induction
Jukka Koskinen Bass, Vocals (backing) (2005-present)
See also: Naildown, ex-Norther, ex-Amberian Dawn, ex-Cain's Offering, ex-Medieval Art, ex-Whamgraal
Oliver Fokin Guitars (2004)
See also: ex-Ensiferum, ex-Arthemesia, ex-Immemorial
Current
Heikki Saari Drums (2017-present)
See also: Finntroll, Naildown, Whorion, Tuoni (live), ex-Exsecratus, ex-Norther, ex-Atheme One, ex-Amberian Dawn, ex-Force Majeure, ex-Virtuocity
Asim Searah Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2017-present)
See also: Cantilena, Damnation Plan, Selfblind, Killer Kachina, ex-Kiuas, ex-The Nibiruan
Past
Timo Häkkinen Drums (2015-2016, 2017)
See also: Aeon, ex-Funeris Nocturnum, ex-Sotajumala, ex-Where Victims Lie, ex-Crippler, ex-Serocs, ex-Kataplexia (live), ex-Vile (live), ex-Atakhama, ex-Estrangulados
Rolf Pilve Drums (2017-2018)
See also: Essence of Sorrow, Megiddon, Random Eyes, Reversion, Status Minor, Stratovarius, The Dark Element, The Hypothesis, Samuli Federley (live), Division of the Spoils, Solution .45, ex-Beyond the Dream, ex-Full Scale Conflict, Harri Kauppinen, Nordjärvi, The Magnificent, ex-Amoth, ex-Code for Silence, ex-Dreamtale, ex-Miseration, ex-Sightless
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