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Blackgaze pioneers Alcest announced their new album ‘Les Chants De L’Aurore’ to be released in June via Nuclear Blast and shared a first mesmerizing track with ‘L’Envol’!

Amaranthe released their new album ‘The Catalyst’ today via Nuclear Blast and unleashed a video for the title track to celebrate! Catch them on tour in Europe with Dragonforce and Infected Rain right now!

NOLA thrash and groove trailblazers Exhorder is gearing up to release their much anticipated new album ‘Defectum Omnium’ in March via Nuclear Blast and shared another single with ‘Forever And Beyond Despair’!

British death-doom legends My Dying Bride announced their upcoming 15th studio album ‘A Mortal Binding’ to be released in April via Nuclear Blast and shared the new single ‘Thornwyck Hymn’!

German nu metal band Oceans released their new singles ‘Slave To The Feed’ (featuring MISSTIQ and Josh Collard from Earth Caller) and ‘Breed Consume Die’ and a video for the first single!

North Carolina prog metal outfit Stellar Circuits released a deluxe edition of their breakthrough album ‘Sight To Sound’ via Nuclear Blast ahead of their European tour with Persefone, which has its first stop today and drops by our Asgaard venue tomorrow!

While they’re setting the UK ablaze at sold-out shows all over, Malevolence shared a live video of their emotionally charged song ‘Higher Place’, featuring special guests Espera from Sleep Token!

Death metal legends Kataklysm release a music video for the title track of their recently released album ‘Goliath’, out since August last year via Nuclear Blast!

Deathcore juggernaut Carnifex released their latest album ‘Necromanteum’ via Nuclear Blast last year and are kicking of the new year with a music video for the single ‘Torn In Two’! Catch them live on their European/UK tour this March and another US tour in May!

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Last week, Cyhra, together with NeonFly, started off their short Finland tour at Tampere’s YO-Talo with a blast of a show organised by Nem Agency.

After several times of rescheduling and years of waiting, Deathstars finally hit the stage of Olympia-Kortteli in Tampere on October 30th, together with Priest and King Satan on this event by TuskaLive and Grey Beard Concerts & Management.

Lost Society and Amorphis gave us a little preview last Friday of the upcoming ‘Halo’ European Tour, when they did a show together at Logomo’s Terassikesä in Turku, Finland.

Polish metal icons BEHEMOTH! are roaming through Europe with their ‘Deathless Summer Tour 2023’ and struck down at Substage in Karlsruhe, Germany with the support of Hypocrisy and SpiritWorld. A gorgeous night of some of the best metal the world has to offer right now, and extreme temperatures despite no pyro being used.

Sabaton brought war to Helsinki and tried burning down the sold out Jäähalli with their fire show. They outdid themselves with this grand masterpiece, brought to Finland by TuskaLive and Grey Beard. Babymetal and Lordi both did a great job warming us up for this spectacle.

Trivium and Heaven Shall Burn resulted in an amazing night of modern heavy metal at Kulttuuritalo Helsinki with the help of Obituary and Malevolence!

A massive celebration of Turmion Kätilöt’s carreer of several decades long at Helsinki’s Black Box Jäähalli with support from Lord Of The Lost and Proteus!

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!

Machine Head and Amon Amarth are well on their way on their conquest of Europe with “The Vikings & Lionhearts Tour 2022”! This time we caught them in Vorst Nationaal, Brussels, of course again with warming up by The Halo Effect.

Amaranthe

Metal bands on the rise Amaranthe and Beyond The Black have been on a co-headline tour through Europe with support from Butcher Babies and Ad Infinitum. And we were at their stop at Trix in Antwerp, Belgium to celebrate these talented men and women!

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Modern metal outfit CyHra came to present their latest album ‘The Vertigo Trigger’ to their Finnish fans starting with a show at Yo-Talo in Tampere, with support band Neonfly, turning the night into a celebration of good music and community!

Sabatons ‘Tour To End All Tours’ came finally to an end, but not before also bringing the fire to Finland. With the Support of Lordi and BABYMETAL, they gave us an incredible show at the sold out Jäähalli in Helsinki last week. Thanks to TuskaLive and Grey Beard for bringing them here!

Lost Society brought with Balance Breach and Luna Kills a showcase of the future of the Finnish heavy music scene in front of a completely sold out and packed to the brim Tavastia in Helsinki!

Finally, after 3 years of waiting the “State of Unrest” tour transformed the magical music temple Ancienne Belgique into a pumping meltdown of metalheads. Lamb Of God was the absolute winner of moshpits and crowdsurfing while Kreator treated the German thrash fans. Municipal Waste was the excellent opening act to warm up the audience.

Trivium and Heaven Shall Burn came to Finland to tear it up at Kulttuuritalo Helsinki, but not before Obituary and Malevolence softened up the crowd with some killer sets! An event by Live Nation Finland.

The kickoff of the European tour of Kataklysm came in a package of some old school Canadian death metal mixed with the Swedish melodic death metal of Soilwork topped with a sauce of the progressive antics of Wilderun. Quite a lot of variation which satisfied a lot of people. Make sure you catch this tour whenever it comes to a venue near you!

Battle Beast proved with their Jäähalli show in Helsinki that they are one of Finland’s up-and-coming heavy metal greats and can put down one hell of a show, with the support from Ensiferum and Kiuas. A production by Master Events.

Last month, Turmion Kätilöt kicked off 2023 with their biggest production to date at Jäähalli in Helsinki, celebrating both their 2 decades of existence and the release of their 10th album ‘Omen X’ and with the help of Lord of the Lost and Proteus!

In Flames crammed the Jäähalli arena in Helsinki full with an energetic, pulsating crowd with the help of country mates At The Gates, Imminence and Orbit Culture, giving the people a taste of both the old and the new in Swedish metal!

Nightwish finally get to embark on their ‘Human. :||: Nature.’ World Tour and we were there for the Helsinki show!