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Insomnium performin live on 19 September 2007
Background information
OreiginJoensuu, Finland
GenresMelodic daith metal
Years active1997−present
LabelsCandlelight, Century Media Records[1]
Associate actsWatch Me Fall, Omnium Gatherum
MembersNiilo Sevänen
Ville Friman
Markus Vanhala
Markus Hirvonen
Past membersVille Vänni
Timo Partanen
Tapani Pesonen

Insomnium is a Finnish melodic daith metal baund frae Joensuu, Finland. They are influenced bi doom metal, playin sangs aboot sorrow, daith, loss, an mournin. They also incorporate elements o nordic / norse fowk muisic an symphonic muisic intae their soond. Their name refers tae a category o nightmares/visions in Medieval Europe.

Insomnium hae steadily evolvit their style o muisic. Their melodies are hichtlie melancholic, an their oweraw soond is much daurker. The baund's leerics tend tae be influenced (an occasionally taken) frae classic poets like Friedrich Hölderlin, Edgar Allan Poe, Finnish classic Eino Leino an ither literatur.

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Current members[eedit | eedit soorce]

Umwhile members[eedit | eedit soorce]

Guest muisickers[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Varpu Vahtera − keybuirds on In the Halls of Awaiting (Watch Me Fall)
  • Jone Väänänen − keybuirds
  • Aleksi Munter − keybuirds
  • Laura Naire − cello
  • Jules Näveri (Profane Omen) - Clean vocals on Across the Dark
  • Mikael Stanne - Guest vocals on "Weather the Storm"

Discography[eedit | eedit soorce]

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "INSOMNIUM Sign Worldwide Deal With Century Media Records". 23 August 2010. Archived frae the original on 7 Apryle 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2010.