Modern metal outfit CyHra came to present their latest album ‘The Vertigo Trigger’ to their Finnish fans starting with a show at Yo-Talo in Tampere, with support band Neonfly, turning the night into a celebration of good music and community!

Amaranthe released their new album ‘The Catalyst’ today via Nuclear Blast and unleashed a video for the title track to celebrate! Catch them on tour in Europe with Dragonforce and Infected Rain right now!

Finnish melodic gothic doomster outfit Hanging Garden announced to be releasing the ‘Citylight Sessions’ EP in April via Agonia Records with remakes of 5 tracks from last year’s album ‘The Garden’!

Tuska completed their 2024 line-up with the addition of Kerry King and 6 domestic acts with Kaunis Kuolematon, The Abbey, NightStop, Suotana, Malformed and Shereign. The Tuska KVLT bands still need to be announced, though! Get your tickets now!

Illumishade, featuring Eluveitie members Fabienne Erni on vocals and Jonas Wolf on guitars, shared their new single ‘Riptide’ in anticipation of the release of their new album ‘Another Side of You’ via Napalm Records this Friday, February 16!

Whenever Finnish bands travel around in other parts of the world, we tend to try catch them live at least once. The “Glory and the Beast” tour brought together three of the most exciting bands in the European power metal scene: Brothers Of Metal, Gloryhammer and our Finnish friends of Beast in Black. The tour enthralled fans throughout Germany with a spectacular blend of epic melodies and high-energy performances. See and feel the power of this night of their stop-over in Stuttgart, Germany!

Finnish melodic metal outfit Arion shared their new video single ‘Wings of Twilight’ featuring Melissa Bonny from Ad Infinitum, which saw its live debut at 70.000 Tons of Metal last week!

Finnish melodic metal masters Sonata Arctica unleashed another single with ‘Dark Empath’, a track from their upcoming album ‘Clear Cold Beyond’ set for release via Atomic Fire Records (Reigning Phoenix Music) next month!

New single ‘Blind Hope’ by Finnish melodic metal band Mist Descends is a journey from trust to despair, another track from their upcoming EP, set for release via Inverse Records!

Tuska has confirmed 16 more names for the 2024 edition with Stratovarius, HEALTH, Lord Of The Lost, Eivør, Elvenking, Devourment, St. Aurora, Assemble the Chariots, I AM YOUR GOD, Swansong, Krypta, Sadistic Drive, Prestige, Putro In Black, SICK URGE and Dome Runner! Get your tickets now before the price increase in a couple of weeks!

What bands are you happy with this time? And what bands are you still hoping for?