Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM have released the following statement:
"Hail mighty Tavern Warriors! We are very excited to offer you an item that we have dreamed about making for a long, long time. A truly unique must-have item: A genuine hand-made ENSIFERUM drinking horn — only available here exclusively for you! We've searched far and wide to find someone capable of crafting these fine items (made from genuine horn) - but the wait is finally over.
"At nearly 50 cm length, 0.6 kg in weight and holding around 0.6 litres (19", 1.5 lbs, 20 fl. oz.), the horn is finished with the ENSIFERUM logo in water-proof (also beer-resistant) ink, including a removable shoulder strap.
"We wanted to maintain the balance between affordable price and a high-quality product, suitable for our dedicated fans. At 64,90 € + Shipping (available worldwide) — this is an offer fit for the truest of ENSIFERUM's Elite Warriors. The offer expires next Wednesday (October 23rd) — so be quick to avoid disappointment.
"Please note: This offer is on a first-come, first-served basis. If the number of orders exceeds the number we can produce then we may have to terminate the offer early — consider yourself warned!"
The ENSIFERUM drinking horn can be obtained at TwilightTavern.com.
ENSIFERUM's most recent album, "Unsung Heroes", was released on August 27, 2012 via Spinefarm. The CD was produced by Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, SENTENCED) at Petrax studio (CHILDREN OF BODOM, NIGHTWISH) in Hollola, Finland and other locations in the Hämeenlinna area.
Keyboardist Emmi Silvennoinen of Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM will be forced to sit out the band's South American tour — which is scheduled to kick off on May 28 in Bogota, Colombia — due to personal reasons. The group states: "The shows will go ahead as planned and the band will perform with Emmi's parts as backing tracks, so you needn't worry about the shows missing the signature ENSIFERUM melodies!
"We'd like to assure you that everything is fine within the band — Emmi is healthy and this is just for this tour because of circumstances beyond her control. She will be performing at future ENSIFERUM shows.
"We hope to see as many of you as possible at the shows and look forward to playing in South America for the first time!"
ENSIFERUM recently forged a deal with Metal Blade Records. The band signed the agreement with Metal Blade CEO Brian Slagel during thePaganfest USA tour, and all parties are enthusiastic about new