News Posts

Finnish black metal outfit Chamber of Unlight is releasing its highly anticipated debut album ‘Realm of the Night’ via Werewolf Records in August!

Finnish black metal veterans of Horna premiere a second track from their upcoming much anticipated new album!

Black metal legends Horna return with a new record at last. Check out ‘Saatanan Viha’ off the highly anticipated ‘Kuoleman Kirio’.

A new Luciferian entity has arisen from the murky Finnish waters under the form of Bythos! Check it out!

The Finnish festival Steelfest Open Air can be seen as one of the most renowned underground metal festivals in Europe with every year people coming down to the small city of Hyvinkää from all over the world. They also manage to offer us the best from the black, death and doom metal world every single […]

Lists

Finnish festival Steelfest is a true celebration of the underground, but it you’re not convinced yet, here are some reasons why you should go

Maxen delivers us the best of the extreme side of metal year after year and with his albums of the year 2020 it’s no different!

Previews

After 2 years of delays, Steelfest is taking out all the stops with 4 days of underground metal madness in a celebration of their 10th anniversary!

SteelChaos 2020 will bring the Finnish black metal storm to the stage and this is why you can’t miss out on this…

Soon it’s that time of the year again we’ve been looking forward to: Steelfest Open Air opens its doors and starts the Finnish festival season. The second edition of SteelChaos satisfied our needs somewhat (for our report go here) and we recently got the little Easter treat from the organisation under the form of Watain […]

Sargeist unexpectedly dropped a new album, and they’re showing it off in Roeselare this Sunday. They’ll have some genuine black metal acts with them, in the form of Chaos Invocation and Acrimonious!

Photo Reports

Pictures of the second day of underground music at the SteelHordes event in Hyvinkää, Finland!

The pictures of the first day of death and black metal at Steelfest 2019!

A showcase of real Finnish black metal to chase away some of that dreadful sun and Summer…

Festival Reports

The second day of SteelHordes 2021 was every bit as impressive and cathartic as the earlier day with stellar acts from the Finnish underground!

First day of Steelfest brought one after the other high quality black and death metal band!

Album Reviews

The entire breadth of Horna’s “Kuoleman kirjo” broods on diversity and an unmatched musical prowess come to full materialization.

Musically The Womb of Zero doesn’t have the characteristics of the orthodox black metal instead Bythos clearly articulate the melodies.

The True Werwolf’s “Devil Crisis” is one of the best releases of the year Werewolf Records always brings some of the highest quality bands from the (Finnish) underground scene.

Korgonthurus releases an album perfect for fans of Horna, Gorgoroth, and Sargeist. This is a worthy album that deserves your immediate attention!

If you have enjoyed the latest Sinmara, Drudkh and Mgla, then look no further.

As in whole, Totenwache’s debut “Der Shwarze Hort” is soaked in beautiful melodies and mournful aura of pure black metal mastery.

A unique collaboration by some of the most important Black Metal artists of this day to celebrate darkness and satan

Belgian black metal outfit Ars Veneficium released their first full length upon the masses, stabbing your eardrums with furious blastbeats!

The GRIMM Reader

An extensive depiction of an often overlooked chapter in the black metal history: Finnish black metal!