FINLAND – Finnish traditional folk metal pioneer, Korpiklaani, has revealed initial details on its upcoming 8th studio record, Manala. The band’s fourth Nuclear Blast Records release will hit stores on August 14th in North America. Main man, Jonne Järvelä, has issued a statement explaining the concept behind the album’s title.
“Manala is the realm of the dead - the underworld in Finnish mythology. Tuonela, Tuoni, Manala and Mana are used synonymously. This place is best known for its appearance in… READ MORE »