Canadian metal force Skull Fist are ready to take over the European stages with their European headline tour in April and support from Screamer!

Annet is always looking for music that takes her either on an emotional ride or gets her going on a musical party. In 2022 she found what she was looking for in the releases from bands like Kissin Dynamite, Killswitch Engage, Mantah, Alestorm, Sleeping With Sirens, Simple Plan, The Halo Effect, Electric Callboy, Avantasia and Parkway Drive!

As usual, Mazen’s top albums are a mix of death metal, black metal and a touch of doom metal, heralding everything that is underground and extreme with bands like Phobophilic, Autopsy, Stormruler, Watain, Shape of Despair, Ars Hmu, Sedimentum, Chaotian, Trolldom and Immolation!

At the end of December, we managed to catch the shows of Shereign, Dirt and of course Oceanhoarse at the second edition of Hoarsefest at On The Rocks in Helsinki!

After several postponements, Hoarsefest finally happened again at the end of December at On The Rocks! The second edition of this unique event was right on the money again with great shows from Shereign, Dirt and Oceanhoarse!

The French kings of Heavy Metal Sortilège are properly back with a rejuvenated line-up and signed with Season of Mist for the release of their new album ‘Apocalypse’!

Finnish metal outfit Valkeat signed with Reaper Entertainment and will be releasing a new album in 2023 still!

Finnish heavy metal monsters Lordi announce their upcoming new album ‘Screem Writers Guild’ to be released in March via Atomic Fire Records and unleash first single ‘Lucyfer Prime Evil’!

After years of waiting Pain finally made it back to Finland! We made it to their show at Olympia-Kortteli in Tampere, organised by Nem Agency. Finnish modern metallers Detset also did a great job as their support.