News Posts

Finnish supergroup Crownshift, featuring members from Nightwish, Wintersun, Children of Bodom, Finntroll and myGRAIN, released a second single with ‘A World Beyond Reach’ and more details on their eagerly awaited self-titled debut album, out in May via Nuclear Blast!

Finnish modern metal supergroup Crownshift, with members of some of Finland’s finest bands like Nightwish, Children Of Bodom, Wintersun, Finntroll and myGRAIN, released their first single with ‘If You Dare’, a first step in their journey together on their newly signed label Nuclear Blast!

Brand-new Finnish supergroup Crownshift, with members from Nightwish, Finntroll, Children of Bodom and myGRAIN, signed with Nuclear Blast for the release of their first music!

Still about 10 months to go, Alcatraz has announced the first 50 confirmed acts for the 2024 edition of one of Belgium’s greatest rock and metal fests!

Finntroll went to roam around in the mystical Finnish woods and turned it into a mesmerizing video for “Mask”!

Sadly, Finntroll’s upcoming new album has been postponed somewhat, but they reveal the album cover and tracklist today!

The trolls are finally back! Next year marks the return of Finntroll with a brand new album!

And Oceans found a man to fill the big shoes of vocalist Kena after his departure from the band!

Beer and Metal: a perfect match now combined into a metalfest baptized “Das Oktober Metalfest”!

MetalDays just added 12 new names to the lineup of MetalDays 19! Check out this impressive new list of bands going to Slovenia in 2019!

Photo Reports

The second night of John Smith Rock Frozen 2023 was pretty epic with some of the best of the Finnish scene with Red Eleven, Kiuas, Finntroll, Turmion Kätilöt and headliners Amorphis! Throw on top of that the Swedish up-and-comers of Orbit Culture, and you know it was good!

Insomnium finally got to do their Finnish tour with Finntroll and we were at the very first stop in Helsinki!

Pictures of the first day of Finland’s SaariHelvetti festival held in Tampere in 2021! With a whole slab of quality Finnish metal bands from start to finish!

Photo report Durbuy Rock 2017


Only a bit over a week until Tuska weekend is upon us! If you weren’t convinced yet you needed to go, here are 9 reasons we believe should be enough motivation! Going from a great line-up, to Tuska KVLT, and the biggest Tuska Expo ever, this is one for the books!

Gig Reports

Insomnium finally got to do their Finnish tour with Finntroll and we were at the very first stop in Helsinki!

Release party for “Tyhjyys”!

Release party for “Tyhjyys”!

Festival Reports

SaariHelvetti is back! The island of hell brought a line-up with only Finnish bands again and we had no complaints, not one bit!

Folk vs. Black in Wallonië!