News Posts

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’!

NWOBHM legends Tygers Of Pan Tang are coming back hard with the new single/video ‘Edge Of The World’, out via Mighty Music! Expect a new album alter this year!

In anticipation of the release of Liv Sin’s new album ‘KaliYuga’ via Mighty Music next week, they share the new single and video ‘I Am The Storm’!

Death Ray Vision, where hardcore punk meets metal, has signed to Metal Blade Records for the release of their upcoming new album ‘No Mercy From Electric Eyes’!

Powerhouse Beast In Black released a video for ‘Blade Runner’ while getting ready to blast over Europe on their ‘Dark Connection Tour’ that starts at the end of the month!

Danish power thrash outfit Exelerate unveiled the new video and single ‘Release’, a track from their upcoming debut album to be released via From The Vaults in March!

VIDEO PREMIERE: The Norwegian hard rockers of Stargazer share the official video for ‘Can You Conceive It’, a song from their upcoming album ‘Life Will Never Be The Same’ out in March via Mighty Music!

Finnish melodic metal up-and-comers Silver bullet share their 3rd single and video ‘Creatures of the Night’, of their upcoming new album ‘Shadowfall’, out later this month via Reaper Entertainment!

Photo Reports

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.

German veterans of Heavy Metal Grave Digger are back on tour with their ‘Knights and Riots Tour 2023’. Together with Cellar Stone from Greece and Mystic Prophecy they entered the stage at LKA Longhorn, Stuttgart, Germany on 17th January 2023.

Swedish melodeath legends In Flames filled Jäähalli in Helsinki with a massive crowd, along with fellow melodeath instigators At The Gates and up-and-comers Imminence and Orbit Culture to warm us up!

Amorphis came to show why they are one of Finland’s favorites and with them the folk metal legends Eluveitie ripped up the stage at Jäähalli in Helsinki, right after Dark Tranquillity and Nailed To Obscurity warmed up the crowd!

On December 18th, 2022 Nightwish performed their last German gig of the ‘Human :II: Nature’ tour 2022 at Schleyerhalle, Stuttgart. Together with Turmion Kätilöt and Beast in Black, an all Finland based metal night was going to take place.

We made it to the final show of this year’s Raskastan Joulua tour at the Nokia Arena in Tampere, saved by the band and Master Events from cancellation, and the perfect way to celebrate Christmas and heavy metal music in Finland!

We caught Ra at their stop at Piere’s in Fort Wayne, Indiana while being on the road for their “From One 20th Anniversary Tour”, with support from A Killer’s Confession, Blood of Heroes and The Illegals!

The triumphant return of the Danish Volbeat to Munich for two sold-out nights at the Olympiahalle was quite the sight to behold, and with them came the ragga metallers of Skindred and US rockers Bad Wolves!

On a cold day in October, Volbeat came to warm us up with their hard rock and heavy metal circus at the Nokia Arena in Tampere, Finland. With them, they had the UK ragga metallers Skindred and the US rockers of Bad Wolves, and we saw it was good!

Interviews

A chat with Sara Strömmer of Shereign about the release of their debut album “Ghost Diaries”, the themes and artwork of the album, the planned release shows with Dark Sarah and how she would describe the band in images, with a very interesting result!

Watch the chat we had with Anton Kabanen about the upcoming new album ‘Dark Connection’ and his cyberpunk inspirations!

Watch the interview with Joonas and Jyri from Oceanhoarse about their debut full-length studio album ‘Dead Reckoning’, out via Noble Demon Records!

Watch the chat we had with Vallu and Bini from the Finnish alternative rock outfit Blame Me! about their upcoming new album ‘The Invisible You’!

We have a chat with Patrick Walch, the man behind the successful and interesting new label Noble Demon! Check out what he has to say!

A chat with the young misfits of Wake Up Frankie about their upcoming debut EP ‘Green Is The New Black’!

The second part of our conversation with Mr. Lordi in which he tells us the story behind ‘Like A Bee To The Honey’ and his future in recording music.

A video interview with Mr. Lordi about the reception and concept of their latest release “Killection”! Check it out!

HammerFall: the past, the new record and the future.

A video interview with vocalist Arde from Temple Balls about touring with Sonata Arctica and the upcoming tour with Shiraz Lane and Block Buster.