Interviews

Fans of Arjen Lucassen were delighted to hear about the upcoming release of the next Ayreon release this week, a sci-fi/fantasy ghost story called Transitus....

If you've ever wanted to hear the sounds of folk fairies singing deep, ambient, fantastical songs in perfect harmony, you need look no further...

The German melodeath band Varg will be releasing their newest record, Zeichen, on September 18th, 2020, after a 4 year absence since their album,...

One of the biggest names in Finnish pagan metal, Finntroll, are back at last with their seventh studio album, Vredesvävd. Naturally, having had a 7-year...

Canadian melodic power metal outfit Unleash the Archers are back again with the follow-up to the well-received Apex (2017) with its sequel, Abyss. We had a...

New on the heavy metal scene is a band stylized as Trve Cvlt Clvb. Made up of some well-known names like Asim Searah , Rolf Pilve...

Once known as Ox from Lordi, Samer Elnahhal has returned to the hard rock/heavy metal world with the release of solo album Supernova Kill Road...

Progressive metal act Wilderun's most recently released album, Veil of Imagination, is an epic, emotional, and mystical journey through landscapes of the earth and...

With the approach of Ensiferum's upcoming sea-themed album, Thalassic, not far away on the horizon, Musicalypse was able to arrange a chat with bassist/songwriter Sami...

While Finland is largely known for metal, there's been a recent resurgence of 80s-style rock 'n' roll with bands like Reckless Love, Shiraz Lane,...
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For those of you who follow the more obscure, self-made artists of the world, the name Leah may already be familiar. If you've not heard,...

It's easy to get caught up in music from North America and Europe, but every once in a while, it's nice to walk around...

It's not very often that we come across music that intrigues us on Instagram, but it does happen from time to time. We've been...
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Finnish industrial metal favorites Turmion Kätilöt appear to be an unstoppable machine of disco metal. with the approach of their ninth studio album, Global Warning,...

With the approach of their tenth studio album upon us, it's time to share the interview we did with Nightwish, regarding their upcoming release,...

Nightwishin yhdeksännen studioalbumin julkaisun lähestyessä on aika jakaa bändin kanssa tekemämme, tulevaa Human. :||: Naturea koskeva haastattelu. Finnvox-studioilla tammikuussa pidetyn ennakkokuuntelusession jälkeen juttelimme Marko...

These times can be rough. Though tours get cancelled or postponed, the artists behind the music we all love are still out there. We...

We've been waiting for the opportunity to speak with the members of Smackbound since their first single debuted in late 2019, "Drive it Like...

There's a new name in the Finnish music scene: Pihka is My Name. If you're the type who enjoys creative electronic music (largely instrumental)...

While Europe isn't exactly known for its country music scene, that doesn't mean that there isn't an interest out there. While many country artists...

If 2019 was a musical sundae, the introduction of Daimonic to the world was the cherry on top at the end! Having released two singles...

Lordi hasn't exactly bathed in the spotlight in the Finnish mainstream in recent years, and the uninformed may have even thought the band wasn't...

Lordi ei viime vuosina ole juuri paistatellut Suomen valtavirrassa, ja jotkut asiaan vihkiytymättömät ovatkin saattaneet luulla bändin jo lopettaneen. Hard rock -hirviöt julkaisivat kuitenkin...

We're always on the prowl for new music and the newest band to come across our radar is Velvet Ocean from up north in...

Lordi's newest release, Killection, took the monster rockers to a new level with a concept based on a fictional compilation album. While all of our...
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Oceanhoarse visited CrossFit Tuusula on December 3rd, 2019, to try to lift an elephant! We interviewed vocalist Joonas Kosonen about music and fitness before...

The Game Music Collective has been poking around on our radar for a few years now and now that they've created the Game Music...
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Ikinä visited Stadi CrossFit on December 4th, 2019, to try their hand at a custom CrossFit session. We did a brief interview with Santeri...

It's been longer than we had hoped since Crimson Sun has been releasing music, but fortunately these guys started to drop a trail of...

Ever since Wheel came on our radar with their incredible debut album, Moving Backwards, this year we've been dying to get a chance to talk...

You may not have heard of Hyperomm, and if that's the case, it's a shame. Comprised of music written by music by multi-instrumentalist Anton...

There never seems to be a shortage of new bands in Finland, which means there's always something new for listeners to try. However, that...

Happy Halloween! If you're into the Finnish industrial scene, you may have heard the name RiESA pop up in the last handful of years....

While Block Buster has been around for a few years now, they're getting a fresh new start on Friday September 13th, 2019, when their...

Does the name Velcra sound familiar? This industrial band was making headway in the early 2000s with hits like "Can't Stop Fighting." Playing their...

Every once in a while, we like to take a step away from heavy metal to see what's going on in the rest of...

It's no secret that we at Musicalypse are huge fans of Everfrost and are waiting with extreme impatience for their sophomore album, Winterider, to...

For good or ill, we'll always love Sonata Arctica. With their 10th album being released in their 20th year as a band, we had...

Well all know about Belzebubs by now, but fans of the comic have only recently been able to learn more about what goes on...

When Metallica announced the Worldwired Tour's support bands, Bokassa and Ghost, our first thought was, "who is Bokassa?" Well, this grunge/stoner rock trio from...

While Northtale might be a new band for you, Bill Hudson's name may still be known. Before now, he has played in bands like...

For followers of punk music, or those who like the drones of stoner rock, Bokassa might be on your radar. Currently on a European...

Known for catchy melodies, strong riffs, and a singer that the girls can't stop raving about, The BLANKO are showing up on our radar...

Marko Hietala has been in the music scene for years and years now, but we've never heard a solo album from him... until now!...

Riverside returned to Finland a year and a half after the group's last visit to our country on the Towards the Blue Horizon tour,...

De Lirium's Order is releasing their upcoming album, Singularity, on April 26th, 2019. Musicalypse were fortunate enough to attend the pre-listening session for the album...

Even if you don't know their music, Frosttide should at least ring a bell if you're into folk metal. Known for their frosty Finnish...

It was about 2 years ago that Silver Bullet first came to Musicalypse' attention, as both Hannes Horma and Nils Nordling contributed to our...

Cellar Darling has been working hard to get the word out. Having already done a tour with Lacuna Coil, and having quite a few...

One of the nation's most prestigious doom metal bands, Swallow the Sun, is releasing their new album, When a Shadow is Forced into the Light...