News Posts

Scottish folk/black metal outfit Saor finally unveiled some new music with the title track for the upcoming new album ‘Origins’!

Amorphis and Eluveitie announced the European co-headline tour they are set to embark on in November and December!

HELSOTT has paid homage to pagan cultures, mythology, and history while keeping true to their American influences in their latest single!

Indian metal sensations Bloodywood unleash their heaviest song yet in celebration of the release of their debut full-length ‘Rakshak’!

Swedish folk/viking metal outfit Månegarm released the first single and video ‘Ulvhjärtat’ from the upcoming album ‘Ynglingaättens Öde’

Alestorm releases a video for the track ‘Zombies Ate My Pirate Ship’, with live and backstage footage of their 2021 UK/Ireland tour!

After the impressive jam session album of last year, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter are already back with another release under the form of ‘Wilde Kinder’!

Indian heavy metallers Bloodywood share the 2nd single of their upcoming debut album ‘Rakshak’!

The best Goblin metal on the Planet Nekrogoblikon announced their new album and celebrates with a brand new song and video!

Corvus Corax unleash another track from their “Era Metallum” project where epic folk and metal meet!

Photo Reports

Aktarum

Celebrating GRIMM’s 9th birtyday, and Lika Bosch’s birthday on Walpurgis night, in Asgaard, Gentbrugge, with a pagan/folk metal party!

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

After a long break from live shows …and Oceans finally got back on stage in Tampere last Friday. With them as support were Frosttide and Kuoleman Galleria. See the whole Gallery on our site.

The pictures of a night with Estonian folk metal legends Metsatöll, supported by the Finnish bands Voidfallen & Vetten Äpärät!

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!

The pictures of the first day of SaariHelvetti, one of the only festivals in Finland during the summer of 2020! Check it out!

Pictures of a most impressive night with Moonsorrow playing their popular ‘Verisäkeet’ album from start to finish! Check it out!

The pictures of a great night in Helsinki with folk metal from Eluveitie, engaging melodic metal from Lacuna Coil and modern metal from Infected Rain!

After a great show of Lacuna Coil the stage was hit by our Swiss friends of Eluveitie. Both got introduced bij Infected Rain.

Katatonia is celebrating 10 years of “Night Is The New Day” and stopped by Belgium on their extensive tour! Support from Cellar Darling & Wheel.

Lists

A small grab of what we are looking forward to the most of the many exceptional releases coming our way during May 2022!

February 2022 is yet again brimming with great releases, here’s a small selection of our most anticipated ones!

Last month of 2021, still some releases coming in December that are most anticipated by our team of writers!

12 more releases of March 2021 we have been looking forward to for a while! Check it out!

It wasn’t all bad in 2020. Although it seemed like that sometimes. An example are these awesome albums that were released this year. The bands couldn’t tour, but I’m sure they will the first moment they can. Enjoy!

A full year of incredible releases that we are trying to cram into a list of “albums of the year”, here we go again…

After endless debating the list is done with one clear winner!

Gig Reports

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

A night of youth sentiment and good music by promising young bands at Metsatöll’s show at On The Rocks in Helsinki!

On the 22nd of February I really had to pull myself together to leave to the venue of the Circus in Helsinki. This because it was a very, very windy, rainy and stormy Saturday evening in Finland. Reason to get some courage was the “Verisäkeet Alive”-show of Finnish band Moonsorrow, and one of the possible […]

Masters of folk metal Eluveitie brought with them an interesting line-up with Lacuna Coil and Infected Rain and blew the roof off the Tavastia club!

Eluveitie came to play a great show in Belgium that I’m hoping to see again some time soon!

Cowboys, vikings and pirates: a night any geek/kid would drool over came to live! Alestorm, Skálmöld and Bootyard Bandits blew the roof off Nosturi!

A night of heart-warmingly happy, crazy and joyeus (folk) metal is just what the doctor prescribed against the gloomy Finnish Winter weather!

On 15/02/2018, together with around 1000 other metalheads, we headed towards a sold out Trix in Antwerp for an evening filled with folk- and paganmetal. Trollfest, arkona and heidevolk were opening for headliner korpiklaani.

Celebrating the release off their latest album, Will to Power (released with Century Media Records),  Arch Enemy went out on tour selling out venues by the hand full. This can be expected when a band like Arch Enemy takes the stage with Jinjer, Tribulation and Wintersun.

Lacuna Coil brought Cellar Darling and a touch of Christmas spirit to Belgium and we were there!