Interviews

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...

Yksi maamme maineikkaimmista doom metal -yhtyeistä, Swallow the Sun, julkaisee uuden When a Shadow is Forced into the Light -albumin 25.1.2019. Sen merkeissä tapasimme...

Fans know that Shinedown doesn't make it from the USA over to Finland all that often, so opportunities to see them are few and...

Fear of Domination visited CrossFit Red Arrow to try an hour-long CrossFit session. We did a brief interview with Saku Solin, Sara Strömmer, Miikki...

Dark Helsinki is back in action, bringing Gothic music treasures to Helsinki. It's been a while since their last show, but fear not, this...

Dark Helsinki is back in action, bringing Gothic music treasures to Helsinki. It's been a while since their last show, but fear not, this...

If you like to party, if you like folk instruments, and if you like music that puts a smile on your face and some...

Björn "Speed" Strid rose to fame as the frontman of the Swedish melodic death metal titans, Soilwork, but in recent years he's also had...

When thinking of Gothenburg metal, one of the first names that comes to mind is At the Gates. Their sixth studio album will be...

Musicalypse has been waiting for another performance by Everfrost for months now, and we finally got our wish at Valurauta 2018, a university student...

Blind Channel is back in action with their sophomore album, Blood Brothers, available as of April 20th, 2018. The follow-up to a band's debut is...

With their most recent studio album out as of April 6th, 2018, Swedish heavy metal giants Mustasch are on the prowl once more. After...

As we all know, Nightwish has been on break for the last year, with each of their members focusing on solo projects, such as...

Amorphis presented their upcoming album, Queen of Time, to journalists at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki on February 24th, 2018. After the first round...

Amorphis esitteli tulevan Queen of Time -albuminsa toimittajille Sonic Pump -studioilla Helsingissä 24. helmikuuta 2018. Ensimmäisen kuuntelukierroksen jälkeen bändi jakoi haastatteluja, ja Musicalypse pääsi...

You may not be familiar with Janne Ollikainen, but he plays drums in as many as 3 different bands: progressive power/thrash metal posse Invisible Enemy (who...

Konsta Vehkala might not be the first name to pop up when thinking of Finnish drummers, but he certainly has his hands full with...

Daniel "Danny" Cavanagh is a creative man who has released two albums this year: the story-based The Optimist with his main band, Anathema, and...

If you're looking for something new to listen to, and the concept of "melodic divorce metal" appeals to you, you might turn your attention...

When a new band forms from well-known members of old favorites, it's only natural that there are questions about how everything came together. When...

Ensiferum has had a lot going on lately, with a new line-up and a new album. With the Two Paths release gig taking place on...

2016 was a rough time for Mariusz Duda, as both his Riverside bandmate Piotr Grudziński (guitar) and his father passed away. However, the talented...

Anneke van Giersbergen is no stranger to this site. She is best known for her vocal performances with The Gathering, Ayreon, the Devin Townsend...

Arion is hardly a stranger anymore to fans of Finnish melodic metal, and the upcoming second album of the Helsinki-based troupe is one of...

Playlist of My Life is back from a short festival break, with the newest list from the lead guitarist of Äänekoski-based Scars of Solitude,...

While the majority of eyes were on Eluveitie and Leaves Eyes’ public drama last fall, the Finnish folk metal scene had a little turmoil...

They say that good things come to those who wait, but that seldom happens without putting some work into it. The Helsinki-based epic metallers...

Seems like nothing can stop the Swiss folk metallers from Eluveitie from pursuing their path. One might think that the departure of three members...

Earlier this year, Dark Helsinki planned to host a gig by Germany's In Strict Confidence at Gloria in Helsinki. Unfortunately, due to illness, the...

The Norwegian prog masterminds Leprous are in full swing on tour and promoting their upcoming album, Malina. Hot off the heels of their appearance...

The Devin Townsend Project brought their Transcendence Tour through Finland back in February, but alas, he was only doing two interviews per show and...

With Vuur's upcoming debut approaching us slowly on the horizon, we've been dying for any chance we can get to learn more about the...

While Finland has some of the most famous folk and pagan metal bands in the world, there are a few gems to be found...

Helsinki-based hybrid metal troupe Creinium have worked on their thing since 2012, and despite some heavy turbulence in the line-up, they successfully released their...

Nils Nordling might not be a familiar name to you, unless, perhaps, you've listened to a lot of Dreamtale over a decade ago. Norling...

By now, everyone knows that Eluveitie had a rough split not long ago, dividing the band. Merlin Sutter, Ivo Henzi, and Anna Murphy departed...

Block Buster is a young hard rock band from Kuopio, Finland, formed by brothers Aarni & Jaakko Metsäpelto. With only two EPs under their...

Savage Land is a Finnish thrash metal band, based out of Turku. Formed in early 2016, the band has already played several gigs across...

Metallihelvetti brings Batushka to Finland for the second time! The show will take place in Kåren, Turku, on Saturday, June 3rd. The Swedish Wormwood...

Metallihelvetti brings Batushka to Finland for the second time! The show will take place in Kåren, Turku, on Saturday, June 3rd. The Swedish Wormwood...

Sweden's doomy vintage rockers, Avatarium, just released their third album, Hurricanes and Halos, so the time was appropriate to catch up with six-string maestro...

We've been waiting no less than 5 years for Lacuna Coil to come back to Finland, and the European Sanatorium Tour finally brought them...

If you ask Drug of Choice what style of music they play, they'd answer that it combines rock, metal, rap, and punk elements. Founded...