Behind the scenes

Okay, maybe it's time for Musicalypse to take a break from covering Blind Channel shows... but come on, what fun would that be? This...

Nightwish is one hell of a band these days, now that they have their strongest line-up yet, so it's no small wonder why they...

When EDGE:Nordic 2016 hit Helsinki, we had pretty much the run of Nosturi. While we were a bit busy watching the bands, we did...

When I spoke to Robert Stjärnström and the guys from Machinae Supremacy last year, I had asked if they've ever told the actual story...

When talking about Nummirock, there’s one thing that’s evident right away: Nummirock’s campsite is an institution in itself. A mystical, fabled one to those...

Tuska Open Air is one of the major summer metal festivals held annually in Finland, and is a summer must for metalheads new and...

The Musicalypse staff often substitutes for Jana Blomqvist for her Artisti Artistin Silmin (Artist in the Eyes of the Artist) project for Rumba (now...

It may seem like being in a band is not all fun and games, though sometimes fun and games are required! Here are some...

Denis Goria is not just an outstanding and rather popular French photographer, but also our good friend. His latest works include Pain’s “Monkey Business”...

On September 1, Finnish folk metal band Finntroll introduced several songs to media representatives from the long-waited sixth studio album under working title Mot Skoggornas...

Sami Osala & Riku Rajamaa from Sunrise Avenue, 2009. Photos by Jana Blomqvist, photo editing by Amy W.