News Posts

Rise Of The Northstar is back with the brand-new single ‘One Love’ and are set to release new full-length ‘Showdown’ in April via Atomic Fire Records!

Finnish modern metal band Without Warning released their 4th single ‘R.P.B.P’ via Inverse Records, get read to bang your head!

Oceanhoarse brought another pounding heavy metal anthem into this world with ‘Pryopen’, a single from the upcoming sophomore full-length ‘Heads Will Roll’ set for release in February via Noble Demon!

Belgian modern metallers Suasion released another single and video with ‘Equilibrium’, a track from the upcoming ‘The Infinites’ album set for release in January via Atomic Fire Records!

Swedish melodic industrial metal outfit Rave The Reqviem unveiled another single from their upcoming new Out of Line Music album with ‘Ofelia’!

New modern metal project Motive Black premiered the title track from upcoming album ‘Auburn’, set to be released early 2023 via AFM Records!

UK heavy metal band Graphic Nature announced their upcoming new album ‘A Mind Waiting To Die’ to be released next year via Rude Records and unleash a new single video with ‘Killing Floor’!

UK modern metallists Cabin Boy Jumped Ship premiered a brand new video for ‘Deluded’, a track from their latest album ‘Sentiments’, released earlier this year via AFM Records!

French modern metal outfit Rage Behind unleash a brand new, wickedly heavy single ‘Season Of Blood’ via Atomic Fire Records!

In the middle of their massive European arena tour as special guests of Volbeat, Skindred unleashed yet another party anthem with ‘GIMME THAT BOOM’ from upcoming Earache Records debut ‘Smile’!

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.

A look back at the energetic shows from Normandie, Balance Breach and Delta Enigma at On The Rocks back in December!

One from the archives… back in October we attended to the “Come To Latin America” showcase where competition winner Where’s My Bible and one of the runner ups Luna Kills brought us a night of some good live music at On The Rocks in Helsinki, showing yet again what kind of goodies Finland has to offer musically!

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!

We were stunned by the visual and musical feast that was the Trinity of Terror Tour when we caught Black Veil Brides, Ice Nine Kills, Motionless In White and Atreyu on the stage of MVP Arena in Albany, NY!

Mantah

Ex-Spoil Engine’s guitarist Bart Vandeportaele’s new band Mantah released their first Album ‘Evoke’ with a release show in Club de B in Torhout, Belgium while (also ex-Spoil Engine) Iris’ new band Three Times Royal warms up the crowd right after opener Secondhand Saints!

Pictures of the modern metal and metalcore party brought to Helsinki by Dead By April, Blood Youth and Ember Falls!

A while back, Bring Me The Horizon set fire to the Ameris Bank Amphitheatre in Alpharetta, Georgia with the help of the varied support with Knocked Loose, Grandson and Siiickbrain!

Soen with support of the bands LizZard and Oceanhoarse brought some metal magic to the stage of Backstage Munich. A simply perfect heavy metal night!

Pictures of a great night of modern metal at On The Rocks in Helsinki with Infected Rain and Awake Again.

Gig Reports

Throwback to Normandie finally making it back to Finland to celebrate their 2021 release ‘Dark & Beautiful Secrets’ and blew the roof off On The Rocks with the support from Balance Breach and Delta Enigma.

At the end of October, Volbeat impressed the people at the Nokia Arena in Tampere, Finland with a rock ‘n’ roll show of epic proportions. With them came Skindred and Bad Wolves for a decent warm-up and party!

Have you ever had a “bangover” before? If not, get ready, because you’re going have one after a Trinity of Terror show with the unholy trinity of Black Veil Brides, Ice Nine Kills and Motionless In White with support from Atreyu!

Dead By April brought a true modern metal and metalcore party to Helsinki with the help of UK’s Blood Youth and Finland’s Ember Falls!

Gojira took over Europe on their massive ‘Fortitude’ tour with support from up-and-comers Alien Weaponry and Employed To Serve and we caught them at their show at a sold out Jäähalli in Helsinki, Finland in front of a crowd that was absolutely hungry for some good live show!

A great night of modern metal with Infected Rain and Awake Again at On The Rocks in Helsinki!

The co-headline tour of Dark Tranquillity and Ensiferum made a stop in Helsinki with support from Marianas Rest and Gwendydd and packed Vanha Ylioppilastalo to the brim for a night of pure and wholesome energy to lift our spirits!

The industrial melodeath outfit Fear Of Domination got on stage for the first time with their new live vocalist Jess and we were there!

A night of quality underground heavy music from the Finnish scene with Enragement, Ninetyfive50 and Crucify The Faith!

The Butcher Babies came to rock and nothing less. In this stream they performed their debut album Goliath and threw in a few surprised along the way.

Lists

2023 starts off with quite the bang with new releases from VV, Anti-Flag, Imperium Dekadenz, Turmion Kätilöt, Katatonia, Kiberspassk, …and Oceans, Obituary, Suasion, Dropout Kings and Vėlių Namai!

Week 37 brought us a bunch of wholesome, heavy and unique songs and videos from bands like Dust In Mind, SKYND, Lorna shore, Starbenders, In Flames, Vévaki, King Dude, Sahg and Electric Callboy. Go check them out if you haven’t yet!

Things are getting ramped up now that the summer period is at its end! Great releases are coming out soon and it showed in the past week with new singles from Slipknot, Gaerea, Alien Weaponry, Brymir, Orbit Culture, Suasion ft. Steffi Pacson and The Callous Daoboys that amazed us!

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!

First month of 2022 and there are already a bunch of really cool releases coming! Check out our 13 most anticipated releases of the month!