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De Lirium's Order has been around since 1998, though they've been fairly quiet in recent years. With their first release since 2012 on the...

One of last year's most hauntingly beautiful, yet crushingly heavy releases was Codex Necro by Septicflesh. Their sound is Gothic orchestral death metal, as...

It hasn't been too long since Poland's Riverside last visited Finland in the fall of 2017. However, since then they've put out a new...

Ei ole kulunut kovin kauan siitä, kun puolalainen Riverside vieraili viimeksi Suomessa syksyllä 2017, mutta sittemmin yhtye on julkaissut uuden Wasteland-albumin, ja keväällä 2019...

Riverside with Lesoir at Olympia, Tampere, 2019. Photos by Charlotta Rajala. Gig report in English HERE! Lue suomeksi TÄÄLLÄ!  

Battle Beast with Arion at U Bazyla, Poznan April 2019. Photos by Maria Sawicka.

Back in late 2000s, I discovered a magical place in the heart of Helsinki, after my previous hangout, Hevimesta, closed its doors around 2006....

Artist: Eluveitie Album: Ategnatos Release: 05.04.2019 Label: Nuclear Blast Records   When you're listing the best metal music that is both historically accurate and just really damn good, Eluveitie...

Following the release of Transcendence and the parting of ways of the Devin Townsend Project, Finland had a rare more-than-a-year break between Devin Townsend gigs....

One of our favorite local folk metal bands, Frosttide, is making their way back into the live scene this year. In March 2019, they...

Frosttide with Lost in Grey, Helsinki 2019. Photos by Anna Brödel Gig report HERE!

Not wanting the least bit to miss this first-rate festival season opener, it's time to take a look at the artists that will be...