“A Heavy Metal Civilization” is documentary film about Finland and the relation of its society with rock and metal music. It will also show how Finland is branded abroad as
March 23, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Certainly “Queen Of Time” by Finnish melodic death metal pioneers – Amorphis is one of the most anticipated albums of the year. Today Finnish radiostation – Radio Rock presented to
March 22, 2018 by Justyna Klorek
Finnish modern melodic death metal band MORS SUBITA release third single “I, God” from their  anticipated ‘Into the Pitch Black‘ album due to be released in April 6th 2018 by Inverse Records.  Watch the video of
March 22, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI recently finished their successful European run (several shows were sold out!) with HEIDEVOLK, ARKONA and TROLLFEST. Today the band brings yet more great news announcing that they will be an
March 21, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON concluded their triumphant North American co-headlining run with German thrash titans and label mates KREATOR a few days ago but before they fly over to Australia to continue their
March 21, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Finnish rockstars Santa Cruz have cancelled the remaining dates of their North American tour with Fozzy. The following was posted on the band’s official Facebook page. “Santa Cruz fans, we
March 19, 2018 by RichardCadaver
Echoes of another world resound from the depths of the legendary rabbit hole. Music diffused with moments of silence and escapist dream sequences, freed from time and earthly presence. AURI begun
March 15, 2018 by Kris Murias
“It is with great pleasure that Napalm Records can announce the signing and partnership with one of Finlands most talented bands – WOLFHEART. Tuomas Saukkonen and his bandmates share the
March 15, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
According to their Facebook page, legendary Finnish death metallers Demilich has announced an East Coast US tour. The tour kicks off May 3rd in Providence, RI, and will conclude at
March 13, 2018 by Nikki Katsi
Let’s be honest; it does not take any overstated words to present this exceptional band to the world out there, for they are the undisputed pioneers of symphonic metal and
March 9, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
FOLLOW THE CIPHER, the Swedes that hail from Falun, recently announced the release of their self-titled debut album which will be available on May 11, 2018 through Nuclear Blast. Its
March 9, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
Today, Finnish progressive death metal supergroup, BARREN EARTH, have released the brand new single and video for “The Ruby”, taken off their upcoming album, “A Complex Of Cages”, which will
March 9, 2018 by Kris Murias
Renowned Goth n’ Roll frontman and Helsinki vampire JYRKI 69 of The 69 Eyes will kick off his first North American tour in almost a decade (over 10 years in some cities), and his
March 9, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
HAMMERFALL have been masters of groundbreaking metal anthems since the start of their remarkable career back in 1993.  Earlier this year, the band returned to North America on an extensive tour
March 9, 2018 by Jule Grune
The battle axe is risen, the battles lines are drawn. The warriors move swiftly through the wilderness. They are coming to see you. In the name of the King, nothing
March 9, 2018 by Jule Grune
In just a few short days, Finland’s Insomnium will be ready to bring the second leg of their Winter’s Gate 2018 tour to European shores! The month-long tour starts on
March 8, 2018 by Nikki Katsi
Swedish pop-metal band – Amaranthe entered the studio and is working on its fifth studio album. The upcoming album will be the first Amaranthe album without the singer Jake E.
March 8, 2018 by Justyna Klorek
Finnish hard rock Monsters – LORDI who became popular after winning the 51. Eurovision Song Contest with their catchy song “Hard Rock Hallelujah” just announced that the band will release
March 8, 2018 by Justyna Klorek
Finland’s Kaaos TV conducted an interview with guitarists Anton Kabanen (ex-BATTLE BEAST) and Kasperi Heikkinen (ex-U.D.O.) of Finnish melodic metallers BEAST IN BLACK prior to the band’s February 10 concert at Nosturi in Helsinki. You can watch the
March 5, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Eclectic Arts conducted an interview with guitarist Lord Ahriman (real name: Mikael Svanberg) of Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL prior to the band’s February 27 show at Studio Seven in Seattle, Washington in support of SEPTICFLESH. You
March 5, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Norwegian extreme metal band SUSPERIA (featuring former members of Dimmu Borgir, Satyricon and Old Man’s Child) has released a new single, “Heretic”, which can be streamed below. “Heretic” is taken from their upcoming album “The
March 2, 2018 by Kris Murias
Melodic Death Metal pioneers AT THE GATES have unveiled the title track of their upcoming album “To Drink From The Night Itself‘”! AT THE GATES frontman Tomas Lindberg checked in
March 2, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
Norwegian black metal band TAAKE recently announced their U.S. tour in support of their seventh full-length album “Kong Vinter”. Unfortunately, reminiscent of previous North American tours the band was forced to cancel
March 2, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
OMNIUM GATHERUM are currently working on their new album, which will be released in late summer 2018! Here is an update from guitarist Markus Vanhala: “Greetings from the studio vaults!
March 1, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Today, the band releases their third trailer, in which mastermind Tuomas Holopainen explains why he would never re-record his old songs, but instead remastered the versions for »Decades« to surprise the fans. Watch it
March 1, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
NoiseFix recently announced that Swedish Hardcore greats, God Mother, will be touring South Africa for their second time in May of this year. They will be supported by the heavyweights
March 1, 2018 by Riffvader
Finnish modern melodic death metal band MORS SUBITA release second single “Into the Pitch Black” from heir upcoming eponymous album due to be released in April 6th 2018 by Inverse Records. Guitarist Mika Lammassaari comments: ““Into the Pitch
February 28, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Swedish melodic Death Metal pioneers AT THE GATES are soon to unleash their much anticipated new album “To Drink From The Night Itself” on May 18th, 2018 via Century Media
February 27, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Finnish, Helsinki-based metal band Dead Shape Figure will release their anticipated fourth album ‘Cacoëthes’ on June 8th 2018 via Inverse Records. It’s been five years since their latest studio album ‘Opus Victoria‘ was released.
February 27, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
A Finnish melodic black metal band Hiidenhauta released a music video ‘Nälkäkevät‘  from their upcoming second album ‘1695’. The album’s theme revolves around the Great Famine of 1695-1697, a great calamity which beset
February 27, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
For the fifth time in their long career, Norwegian extreme band ENSLAVED have been awarded the “Spellemann Prisen” – considered to be the Norwegian equivalent of the Grammys – as best
February 27, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
We proudly announce our latest feature to Nordic Metal website! Extensive tourdate feature powered by Bandsintown, a popular event application with over 250.000 registered bands. This was made possible by
February 25, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Echoes of another world resound from the depths of the legendary rabbit hole. Music diffused with moments of silence and escapist dream sequences, freed from time and earthly presence. AURI begun
February 24, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
IHSAHN, the solo work of the composer, producer, singer and multi-instrumentalist who is also known for being the frontman of EMPEROR, recently released a new music video. The new track ‘Arcana
February 23, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
After more than seven years of silence, DIMMU BORGIR mark their epic return and unveil the first song of their new full-length album ‘Eonian‘, due to be released on May
February 23, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
Let’s be honest; it doesn’t take any overstated words to present this exceptional band to the world out there, for they are the undisputed pioneers of symphonic metal and the
February 22, 2018 by Kris Murias
After two years of working in the shadows, Helsinki-based heavy metal band OCEANHOARSE is ready to show itself. The band, which consists of familiar faces from the Finnish metal scene, released its
February 22, 2018 by Kris Murias
AMORPHIS reveal album title, cover and release date! Amorphis have finished recording their upcoming new studio album, entitled ‘QUEEN OF TIME‘. The record is scheduled for a May 18th release
February 22, 2018 by Justyna Klorek
Earlier today, Faroese folk metal band Týr announced that they will be touring North America in May of 2018! The band, who recently announced that they’re in the studio recording
February 22, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
Insomnium has revealed that they will reissue their 2011 release, One For Sorrow on vinyl. The release will also include the extra tracks Beyond The Horizon and Weather The Storm,
February 21, 2018 by Nikki Katsi