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The debate on audio quality and recording formats has been going on for a few years now and it seems that the average music-lover...

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/322562071846842/ Before you start to analyze the time schedule that is coming soon, we have to announce two lineup changes. Many of you...

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/322562071846842/ Before we will announce the detailed festival and warm-up party schedule, we bring you warm-up party lineup. The main event couldn't possibly be...

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/322562071846842/ Two the biggest names of our experimental club stage belong to Justin Broadrick (of Godflesh fame etc.) with his solo project FINAL...

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/322562071846842/ First off we unfortunately need to start with bad news as MANES are forced to pull out due to personal issues, however...

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/322562071846842/ This is the next-to-last lineup update for Brutal Assault! It brings forefathers of true metal avant-garde Ved Buens Ende, blasphemous death metal...

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

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...

Since Watain is coming to Nosturi in Finland on April 19th, 2019, organized by the same folks as Steelfest, it'd be very remiss of...

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/322562071846842/ Blasting out of Byron Bay, almost as an affront to the serenity of their surrounds, PARKWAY DRIVE quickly established themselves as the...

Update - 4th February 2019 Let's kick off this band announcement with the well-known metal workaholics! Swedish metal eminence SOILWORK spawned in Helsingborg, anno 1995 by...

24th January 2019 SODOM marks the return of Frank Blackfire (ex-Sodom, ex-Kreator, or Assassin). SODOM have already released seminal albums such as Persecution Mania, the...

9th JANUARY 2019 The only predictable thing about Canadian cosmic-metal warriors VOIVOD is that they will forever be unpredictable. On the warpath for more than 35...

Welcome to the 2018 Musicalypse Awards! We hope you've been following along with us during the last few weeks of nominations! 2018 was a rather...

10th DECEMBER 2018 Let’s open this mega update with a black metal stormblast! Over seven years, deathlike silence has filled the halls of the world’s...

Welcome to the 2018 Musicalypse Award nominations. In order to share our nominations with you, as well as our reasons for certain album picks,...

You've likely seen and heard quite enough of our nominations for best songs this year. However, those are the objective picks. What are the...

Welcome to the 2018 Musicalypse Award nominations! While epic music might easily coincide with chilling or haunting songs, the great epics of the year...

Welcome to the Musicalypse 2018 Award nominations! Some bands have mastered the art of a haunting song. There are some artists that you even...

Welcome to the 2018 Musicalyse Award nominations! While it's important to find the songs with the best vocals, the best instrumental work, and the...

Welcome to the 2018 Musicalypse Award nominations! There are a few things that remain constant across all genres, and one of those things is...

Welcome back to the 2018 Musicalypse Award nominations! It's getting more and more common for artists with unique sounds to trade their voice or...

Welcome to the 2018 Musicalypse Awards nominations! Music videos are a fickle beast. It's easy to be generic or terrible, so achieving excellence requires...

Welcome to the 2018 Musicalypse Award nominations! Should it have a theme? Should it be artistic? Is simplicity best? Is that ugly or fantastic?...

Welcome back to the 2018 Musicalypse Award nominations! While we're all passionate followers of our favorite bands, we at Musicalypse still like to keep...

Welcome to the 2018 Musicalypse Award nominations! Apart from the 'best song', the other obvious category for 2018 is 'best album', and it's pretty...

Hello and welcome! We at Musicalypse have been doing our Awards on a pretty personal basis for many years. Since we've been active for...

Our Canadian friends from the Northern Myths podcast - which explores Norse mythology, as well as other myths and stories from northern Europe -...

January is a slow time of year for live shows. Without any gigs for us to think on, the mind tends to drift elsewhere....

Another year, and another big pile o' great and not-so-great music passes us by yet again! 2017 was a rather diverse year musically, with...

Another year has passed and we’ve been around, listening to new albums and checking out the live bands. But hibernation time is approaching once...

Finland is celebrating its first 100 years of independence on the 6th of December, 2017, and as most of our staff is either from...

Blue Moon Entertainment proudly introduce a new festival in Vienna, which will kick off for the first time on 02.08.2017. Alongside Amon Amarth, the...

Knock Out Productions along with Left Hand Sounds proudly introduce Rotting Christ, who will be playing two concerts in Poland! These Greek metal legends will...

It's festival season yet again and many people out there will be selling concert and festival tickets for a discount because they aren't able...

(In English below) Puolalainen black metal -ilmiö Batushka saapuu toista kertaa Suomeen! Turku Saatanalle V -tapahtuman pääesiintyjän paikalta viime hetkillä sairastapauksen vuoksi peruuttamaan joutunut Batushka...

There are few circumstances under which a break-up doesn't completely suck. You might be getting a divorce with ugly legal proceedings. You might have...

2016 has rolled in to a close at last. Though we can't say that this year quite reached the intensity of 2015 when it...

Well, it's been a long year and we've seen a lot of shows and listened to a lot of albums. However, as the holidays...

I've been writing album reviews for a while now, so you may have noticed that I pretty much never award an album a full...

"Who is Taylor Davis?" you might be wondering, looking at the title of this blog. The short answer to that, is that Taylor Davis...

If you follow Musicalypse at all, you might have noticed that we've been pretty excited about the Edge Nordic mini-festival at Nosturi that's coming...

Have you ever just sat around and wondered what the real story behind Phantom Shadow is? Who are these characters on the album art?...

Hello and welcome to Musicalypse 2.0! We're really excited to finally unveil our new website to you, so to celebrate, we thought we'd give you...

Today we found out that Piotr Grudziński, guitarist from Riverside, passed away. It’s incredible how many musicians we’ve lost in such a short period...

No one can deny that 2015 was a lottery winner for new releases. With bands like Blind Guardian, Ensiferum, Nightwish, Apocalyptica, Kamelot, Helloween, Disturbed,...

Let me posit a question for you: Are love songs like rom-coms? Do you feel like a lot of romantic music is actually fairly...

Nostalgia is a powerful force, isn’t it? It has never failed to amaze me, how a sound or smell can transport you to another...

This year, I made an effort to stay more or less on top of the new releases. This was probably due to the fact...

Ever since 2009, at the end of the year, after I’ve had enough time to digest everything from the past 365 days, I write...