News Posts

The line-up for the 2024 edition of the Belgian glam, sleaze and hard rock festival Wildfest is complete with the addition of Catalano to the already earlier confirmed Tyketto, The New Roses, Crashdïet, The Cruel Intentions, Toxic Rose, DeVicious, Girish and the Chronicles, Trench Dogs, Wildheart, Madhouse, Graywolf, Kim Jennett, Sextrow and Dirty Toy Company! Don’t miss out on this one!

The heavy metal/sleaze rock outfit Cobra Spell unleashed second single ‘The Devil Inside of Me’, another track from their upcoming debut full-length ‘666’, set for release next month via Napalm Records!

New Tommy Henriksen-led project Crossbone Skully released a new video for their single ‘The Boom Went The Boom’, featuring Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen, a second taste of new music from the upcoming debut album set for release in 2024 via Better Noise Music!

The hard rockers of John Diva and The Rockets Of Love are set to bring the 80s back once more with their upcoming new album ‘Back In The Days’, set for release via Steamhammer/SPV in March 2023!

Michael Monroe unveiled a big surprise for his upcoming 60th anniversary show in Helsinki: the original line-up of the legendary Hanoi Rocks will rise on stage again!

Sleaze rock outfit The Cruel Intentions released the new fiery track ‘Kerosene’ from the upcoming new album ‘Venomous Anonymous’!

The Cruel Intentions deliver yet another track to get some old school hard rock partying going with “Reapercussion”!

The Finnish rockers of Shiraz Lane announce their upcoming next album and are about to unleash a first single this Friday!

Starbenders released the single and video “Seven White Horses” via Sumerian Records, another captivating track from this unique band!

Finnish sleaze rockers Reckless Love share the title track of their upcoming new album ‘Turborider’, out next month!

Photo Reports

The Sonata Arctica “Arctic Storm Finland Tour 2023” has been a massive success, and we got to go to one of the first stops at Pakkahuone in Tampere. With them, they’re bringing the glam rock favorites Reckless Love and the energetic alternative rock/metal upstarts Luna Kills!

On the third day of Rockfest 2023, we weren’t able to capture as many bands as on the earlier days due to other responsibilities and some artists not wanting any pictures to be taken, but we still caught epic shows on the main stage by Michael Monroe, and Volbeat!

The second day of Rockfest 2023, the Black Stage brought 3 very different takes on rock music with shows from Crashdiet, Nestor and Cleopatrick.

The packed Yo-Talo in Tampere, Finland was hotter than hell when Reckless Love and Dirt came by to play a show full of energy, rocking the place. Nem Agency organised yet another great show.

Pictures of a night of good old rocking with the Shiraz Lane boys at the release show of their latest album, with The Cruel Intentions and Luna Kills joining in on the fun!

Pictures of the second day of Knotfest Finland that topped everything of the day before on all levels with kings of metal Slipknot, joined by bands like Shiraz Lane, Tesseract, Stoned Statues, Cradle of Filth, Medeia, Bring Me The Horizon, and Moon Shot!

Pictures of the 2nd day of Tuska 2023 with Oranssi Pazuzu, Reckless Love, VLTIMAS, Stam1na, Blind Channel, Amorphis, Baroness and Mercyful Fate.

The Swedish/Norwegian sleaze rock outfit The Cruel Intentions came to set On The Rocks on fire to kick off the weekend with a Friday night rock ‘n’ roll party!

Shiraz lane, the last band band playing on this stage, ever, rocked the place!

The Beast In Black is back, baby! Check out the pictures of their release show in Helsinki with very special guests Shiraz Lane!

Gig Reports

After a long wait we finally got a regular Sonata Arctica gig again in Finland as they kicked off their “Arctic Storm Finland tour 2023”. At the end of September, they hit the stage in Tampere’s Pakkahuone, together with Reckless Love and Luna Kills. A great night organised by TuskaLive and Grey Beard Concerts and Management.

A night of Finnish hard rock around the clock with Shiraz Lane and Violent Fever absolutely kicking ass!

What better to fill up a Saturday night than going to see some of the best local bands that Finland has to offer with The Empire Strikes and Temple Balls?

What a way to close Nosturi down! The Best Tour Ever Part 1 brought some of the best bands of the Finnish scene to the stage one more time to blow the roof off!

The Beast In Black is back ‘From Hell With Love’ and set the stage, venue and every single fan ablaze!

Steel Panther brought the Sunset Strip straight from LA to a small place in Belgium and rocked our socks off!

The Finnish monsters of Lordi were spreading their horror through Europe with their “European Monstour” and with a new album under their arms this was a tour to look forward to. As support they brought along their young-and-upcoming country mates and fellow hard rockers Shiraz Lane and the Gothic inspired Swiss Silver Dust. Since they […]

Festival Reports

Last day of Graspop 2023, where our team member managed to see rockin’ bands like Kissin’ Dynamite, Skid Row and Mötley Crüe, melodeath supergroup The Halo Effect, the explosive show of Enter Shikari and the extremely popular performance of Hellmut Goes Metal!

The 2nd day brought us massive shows of Oranssi Pazuzu, Reckless Love, Vltimas, Stam1na, Blind Channel, Amorphis, Baroness and Mercyless Fate!

3 days of the best you can find in metal, rock and other related genres all came together on the Suvilahti grounds in Helsinki, what resulted in yet another great edition of Tuska!

Only the 2nd edition of The Rock Fest in Finland and we were in for one hell of a massive event!

The first edition of a festival that is aiming for the stars! With a lot of good but also a lot of bad happening…

Album Reviews

Classless Act cover 2 David Bowie tracks and show their love for the legendary musician’s music through faithful renditions of the songs! Released via Better Noise Music.

With their fifth album Reckless Love take their fans on a short trip back to a time that seems much brighter and happier then today, the 80 and with this they give us what probably many of us could use right now, a break from the grim reality. Read the full review on our page.

Kissing Dynamite is ready to rock again and spread rock music all over the world! With positivity as the key message.

Shiraz’ 2nd is here and it rocks like never before! The next big step for these young guys has been taken…

A bunch of young guys playing a bunch of old music with a message of peace and love… put in your player and rock out!

The Helsinki Vampires have risen from the grave with their signature Goth ‘n’ Roll!