ALBUM REVIEWS

Hooded Menace - Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed
February 13, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Seeing the album cover with figures of darkness almost instantly gave me a warm feeling. Not being familiar with the entire back catalog of Hooded [...]
cyHra - Letters To Myself
February 12, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
I need to make a confession right here right now. When I heard Cyhra for the first time I wasn’t aware what band I was [...]
New Haven
February 12, 2018 by Daniel Ramos
“[…]This is not the way the world’s supposed to be.” The Chant is one of those bands one would wish to be more famous and [...]
Katatonia
February 11, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
The album starts with the first track “takeover” which reminds me  to the glorious “The Great Cold Distance” time. A soft vocal upon an aggressive [...]
S-Tool - Tolerance 0
January 13, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
S-Tool released their debut album “Tolerance 0” today September 15th and since I didn’t have a promo I only heard it today from Spotify. Now [...]
Stam1na - Viimeinen Atlantis
November 13, 2017 by Tero Tolkki
Stam1na…those jolly good fellows from Lemi, Finland are back with their 4th album “Viimeinen Atlantis“. I have always had a very close relation to Stam1na…I [...]
Wolfheart - Shadow World
August 15, 2015 by Tero Tolkki
As Tuomas Saukkonen, Wolfheart‘s frontman and founder told me once when I ran into him at Tavastia, “Same shit, different band.” He was referring to his previous [...]
Nightwish - Endless Forms Most Beautiful
March 27, 2015 by Tero Tolkki
‘Endless Forms Most Beautiful‘ is an album I was almost impatiently waiting for. I was a huge Tarja Turunen fan and after her departure from [...]
Shear - Katharsis
February 13, 2014 by Tero Tolkki
Oh boy…now this album is one tough mother.  Back in 2012 when Shear released their debut album “Breaking the Stillness” I was already then convinced [...]
Synestesia - Feeniks
February 13, 2012 by Tero Tolkki
Synestesia came from the bushes to me. I had them listed in Metal From Finland but for some reason I never payed that much attention [...]