News Posts

Swallow the Sun announced to have recorded a new album that will be released in November via Century Media, read all about ‘Moonflowers’ here!

Finnish super group Mercury Circle released yet another song from their upcoming ‘Killing Moons’ album with ‘Black Mirrors’! Check it out!

Finnish “new doom” outfit Mercury Circle shared the first single of their upcoming debut full-length! Check it out for some gorgeous music!

Shores Of Null announce the guests that will be featured on their upcoming ambitious album “Beyond The Shores”!

Finnish “New Doom” outfit Mercury Circle released a brand new video to celebrate their new EP ‘The Dawn of Vitriol’. Check it out!

Noble Demon Records signs yet another promising new Finnish band with Mercury Circle, put together by Jaani Peuhu from Swallow The Sun…

Endless Forms Most Gruesome invokes that classic Finnish melancholic doom sound, but with some special different touches. Check it out!

Ziltoid wants you… to join us at Brutal Assault this year for another progressive mindstorm live!

Yesterdag Aleah Liane Stanbridge passed away after her brave fight with cancer. She was 39 years old. Alot of people might not immediately recognise her name, but she has contributed to various songs of Amorphis and Swallow The Sun since 2009. She also released a solo album in 2007 containing songs which combined folk and gothic […]

Photo Reports

At the end of May, Swallow the Sun finally came to Tampere on their Moonflower tour. With support of Edge of Haze and Kaunis Koulematon, they gave us a really nice evening at the famous Tullikameri Pakkahuone venue.

Pictures of the first day of Finland’s SaariHelvetti festival held in Tampere in 2021! With a whole slab of quality Finnish metal bands from start to finish!

Lists

An albums of the year list that focuses on quite a few deathcore and metalcore releases, but also has room for some more melancholic affairs.

Samoht’s albums of the year 2019 are as usual a combo of doomy stuff, non-metal and heavy as fuck metal!

Again, 2019 was an incredible year for music. Check out what we think were the albums of the year!

Album Reviews

Swallow The Sun on the eighth album upholds the definite tone of melancholy that showcase luxurious and spaciously rich the melodies of melodic doom metal.

The already great doom outfit Clouds gathered some guest vocalists to raise the bar for this year’s doom metal releases, even in all the sadness and sorrow there’s always a silver lining to be found…

Festival Reports

SaariHelvetti is back! The island of hell brought a line-up with only Finnish bands again and we had no complaints, not one bit!

What’s it like to be at a festival in the land of metal, Finland?!

GRIMM Gent ging naar FortaRock 2016!

Previews

Why should you get stuck on an island in Tampere in the beginning of August? SaariHelvetti 2021 is a pretty good reason, but if you need convincing to be done, here are 10 reasons why you should…

What to expect from Tuska this year?