KORPIKLAANI unveil “Manala“ track listing and cover artwork

KORPIKLAANI - Manala

Finnish traditional folk metal pioneers Korpiklaani issue further details on their upcoming 8th studio album “Manala” that will be released via Nuclear Blast on the 3rd of August 2012. The cover artwork was created by Finnish artist Jan Yrlund (www.darkgrove.net). The limited digipak edition of “Manala” will come with a bonus CD, including the whole album with English lyrics. Vocalist Jonne Järvelä states:

On the album cover, our band mascot Vaari represents Väinämöinen, who is one of the main characters in the Finnish national epic Kalevala. As most of the lyrics on “Manala” are based on the Kalevala, Jan Yrlund decided to draw his inspiration for the cover artwork from the beautiful but yet brutal depiction of the underworld in Finnish mythology.

Tracklist:
01. Kunnia
02. Tuonelan Tuvilla
03. Rauta
04. Ruuminmultaa
05. Petoeläimen Kuola
06. Synkkä
07. Ievan Polkka
08. Husky Sledge
09. Dolorous
10. Uni
11. Metsälle
12. Sumussa Hämärän Aamun

Bonus CD on ltd digipak edition:
01. Honor
02. At The Huts Of The Underworld
03. The Steel
04. Soil Of The Corpse
05. Predator’s Saliva
06. Dark Side
07. Ieva’s Polka
08. Husky-Sledge
09. Dolorous
10. Dream
11. Off To The Hunt

Links:
http://www.korpiklaani.com
Korpiklaani @ Facebook
http://www.nuclearblast.de/en/label/music/band/about/71067.korpiklaani.html

 

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