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Today is May 29th, 2020, which means that exactly 20 years ago today, Iron Maiden released Brave New World. BNW was truly a comeback for Maiden as...

I was watching the Into the Electric Castle blu-ray and while thinking of ways to say that it's pretty fucking amazing, I stumbled upon this...
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Welcome to the 2019 Musicalypse Awards! We hope you’ve been following along with us during the last few weeks of nominations! 2019 turned out to...

Welcome to the 2019 Musicalypse Award Nominations! It is our second year after having changed our Award system over to the staff vote, and to...

We would be remiss if we didn't confess that 2019 was a pretty great year music-wise. We had some fantastic debuts, some excellent follow-ups,...

Welcome to the 2019 Musicalypse Award Nominations! It is our second year after having changed our Award system over to the staff vote, and to...

Welcome to the 2019 Musicalypse Award Nominations! It is our second year after having changed our Award system over to the staff vote, and...

Welcome to the 2019 Musicalypse Award Nominations! It is our second year after having changed our Award system over to the staff vote, and...

Welcome to the 2019 Musicalypse Award Nominations! It is our second year after having changed our Award system over to the staff vote, and to...

Welcome to the 2019 Musicalypse Award Nominations! It is our second year after having changed our Award system over to the staff vote, and to...

Welcome to the 2019 Musicalypse Award Nominations! It is our second year after having changed our Award system over to the staff vote, and to...
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Welcome to the 2019 Musicalypse Award Nominations! It is our second year after having changed our Award system over to the staff vote, and to...
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Welcome to the 2019 Musicalypse Award Nominations! It is our second year after having changed our Award system over to the staff vote, and to...

Welcome to the 2019 Musicalypse Award Nominations! It is our second year after having changed our Award system over to the staff vote, and to...

Welcome to the 2019 Musicalypse Award Nominations! It is our second year after having changed our Award system over to the staff vote, and...

Welcome to the 2019 Musicalypse Award Nominations! It is our second year after having changed our Award system over to the staff vote, and...

Welcome to the 2019 Musicalypse Award Nominations! It is our second year after having changed our Award system over to the staff vote, and...

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Welcome to the 2018 Musicalypse Awards nominations! Apart from the best song, the other obvious category for 2018 is Best New Album, and it's...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ah, 2012, how kind you have been to us music-lovers. The metal world is a delightful place and 2012 did not fail to provide...