have posted the first episode of their new album recording series, sharing a part of the atmosphere from the cabin where the process is taking place.
The band's eighth record is tentatively due out this spring via Nuclear Blast Records, marking the follow-up to 2011's "Imaginaerum
Settled in the middle of Finish wilderness, the group was filmed moving into the cabin and discussing important matters regarding future plans, touring, time scheduling, promotion and more.
Mainman Tuomas Holopainen
had previously spent two weeks with producer Tero "TeeCee" Kinnunen
, recording demos of the new tunes."From the moment I start writing the song, I have the story in my head. I have a really clear vision how the songs should sound like at this point. Of course, they will change after band rehearsals and arranging. And they should change,"
the keyboardist commented.