Photo Reports

We had a great time catching Poets of the Fall on the last stop of their 20th anniversary tour, at Tampere’s Pakkahuone venue on December 1st!

Nem Agency’s Melancholy Mass Festival made Finland’s dark winter nights just a bit better by bringing us Septicflesh, …And Oceans, Vorna, Assemble The Chariots and Voidfallen on the stage in Tampere and Helsinki.

On Thursday November 16, Mors Subita made it to Klubi, Tampere for one of their ‘Origin of Fire’ release shows, in good company of Marianas Rest. Nem Agency presented a nice evening of Finnish metal.

We also took some pictures of Brother Firetribe coming to town on their “Band On A Mission” Finland tour, where they rocked the G Livelab venue in Tampere, brought there by Master Events!

Last Friday, Psychework hit the last stop of their ‘Spark Of Hope’ tour at Hönö Baari in Tampere, where they were presenting their new album of the same name. Support was provided by Scars of Solitude. Although this gig by MasterEvents wasn’t very packed, it was still quite the night of good Finnish music.

Awhile ago, the Finnish leg of the Wolfheart and Before the Dawn co-headline tour started, and with support of Brymir, we got a very nice night of Finnish melodeath at the not so crowded Pakkahuone in Tampere, organised by Master Events.

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!

Fans of the Finnish band Sturm und Drang were in for a treat at Tampereen Ylioppilasteatteri, when Jeppe Welroos and André Linman played some of their best known songs in an intimate acoustic set. We really enjoyed finally being able to listen to these songs live again.

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.

Gig Reports


To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Poets of the Fall went on tour through Europe and we caught them on the last stop in Tampere at the Pakkahuone venue to start the last month of the year in style. And went on an emotional journey through the history of the band with them.


A couple of weeks ago, Apocalyptica brought the amazing experience of ‘Matka Mieleen – Kaamoksen Sellot’ to Tampere’s Tuomiokirkko, an experience our reporter won’t be forgetting any time soon!


Brother Firetribe has been travelling through Finland on their “Band on a Mission tour”, and last Friday Tampere finally had its turn with their very last stop of the tour at G Livelab, organized by Master Events. And we saw it was good! A perfect way to start our weekend…


Poisonblack returned for a couple more shows in October 2023, organized by Fullsteam Agency. We were present for the gig at Klubi in Tampere, a true celebration of the gothic metal legends they are.


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!


Before the grounds of “The Island of Hell” was taken over by SaariHelvetti festival, we got to welcome Apocalyptica, Wheel and Cyan Kicks for an amazing night!


Wasted did another small Finnish tour together with their vocalist’s new project, so I had to be there!