News Posts

The illustrious Finnish industrial metal outfit King Satan unleashed a first track from their upcoming new album!

Finland’s excitingly fresh new band Detset unleashed their brand new single ‘The Mechanic’!

The metalcore heroes from Tampere, Finland unleashed another single of their upcoming album ‘Ukko’! Check out the latest track from Atlas now!

Exciting new Finnish outfit Detset released another single after signing with Out Of Line Music, with the track and video ‘So Offended’!

Finnish “Northcore” stars Atlas unveil a first single ‘Taivaanranta’, a track from their upcoming new full-length to be released via Long Branch Records this Fall!

Finnish psychedelic black metal outfit Phallosopher unleash another piece of transcosmic piece of music upon the world with the new single!

A new space rock and psychedelic band has surfaced from Tampere, Finland. Meet Polymoon with their first single of the upcoming debut album!

Photo Reports

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.

On Friday we had a blast seeing Finland’s probably most famous band live in the sold out Nokia Arena in Tampere, an event hosted by ProPromotion Oy. Check out all the pictures!

Last Wednesday Noora Louhimo Experience played their first live show at YO-Talo, Tampere and took as on a ride trough time, space and Noora’s mind.

Pictures of the second day of SaariHelvetti 2021 with some of Finland’s brightest future in metal and absolute legends!

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!

Pictures of an amazing night of quality Finnish music with Apocalyptica, Wheel and Cyan Kicks on the Viikinsaari island in Tampere!

Pics of the second day of SaariHelvetti, one of the only festivals in Finland during the summer of 2020. Check it out!

The pictures of the first day of SaariHelvetti, one of the only festivals in Finland during the summer of 2020! Check it out!

Gig Reports

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!

Lists

After 2 years of nothing, Sauna Open Air is back! And how! If you haven’t checked it out yet, here are 6 very convincing reasons why you should try to go!

Festival Reports

The 2nd day of SaariHelvetti 2021 brought us again a great combination of up-and-coming and absolutely legendary bands of the Finnish scene, though this time with a big serving of waterworks!

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

The report of the second day of SaariHelvetti, one of the only festivals in Finland during the summer of 2020. Check it out here!

Report of the first day of SaariHelvetti, one of the only festivals in Finland during the summer of 2020 during the pandemic!