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
Finnish black metal band IMPALED NAZARENE is currently writing their thirteenth, yet untitled, full-length studio album. The long-standing black metallers from Oulu recently quoted on their Facebook page: “No! We
February 21, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
Finnish Power Metal band BEAST IN BLACK kick off their European trek supporting Italian Symphonic Metal legends RHAPSODY on their 20th Anniversary Farewell tour today! After this tour, the band will
February 20, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
Finnish grindcrushers ROTTEN SOUND will release their new EP, “Suffer To Abuse” (not to be confused with “Abuse To Suffer“, the band’s previous album), on April 13 via Season Of Mist. A track from the EP, “Harvester Of
February 20, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
Finland’s new generation rockers, SHIRAZ LANE, are releasing a new album this Friday, 23rd of February called ‘Carnival Days‘. In celebration, the band will be hosting a release party at Helsinki’s
February 20, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
A Finnish melodic black metal band Hiidenhauta is set to release their second album ‘1695‘ on March 16th 2018 via Inverse Records. The first single ‘Hallan Valta‘ is released today. Hiidenhauta is a
February 20, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Finnish troll/folk metal band Verikalpa released their anticipated debut album ‘Taistelutahto‘ today via Inverse Records. The band earlier released two singles Pahan Laulu & Tyrmä which both got stunning feedback from both fans and media. Verikalpa also
February 20, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
IHSAHN has confirmed the release of a new album, “Ámr”, on May 4 through Candlelight/Spinefarm. “Ámr” is the follow-up to his sixth album “Arktis”, which was released in 2016. Once
February 19, 2018 by Kris Murias
Finnish progressive death metal band – Barren Earth has released a new single and a lyric video to the “Withdrawal” song. “Withdrawal” is the track number nine at the band’s
February 17, 2018 by Justyna Klorek
The Finnish metal band Shiraz Lane just released their next single The Crown out of the album Carnival Days, which will be released on February 23, 2018. The album release show
February 17, 2018 by Jule Grune
Finnish melodic death metal pioneers – Wintersun has announced Finnish mini tour of three gigs in April 2018 called “Wintersun By Request“. Is a great opportunity for the band’s fans
February 17, 2018 by Justyna Klorek
Norwegian metallers SUSPERIA release music video for the track “My Darkest Moment”. The video was filmed by Costin Chioreanu (Twilight 13 Media) and Gina Sandulescu. The song comes from the band’s upcoming album “The Lyricist”, set to be
February 16, 2018 by Kris Murias
Swedish death metallers ENTRAILS are announcing the departure of singer/bassist Tommy and drummer Martin from the band. Both have chosen to leave ENTRAILS to have more time for their jobs and other
February 16, 2018 by Kris Murias
Swedish melodic death/black metal squadron UNANIMATED have signed a worldwide 3-album deal with Century Media Records.   Bass player and founding member Richard Cabeza comments on the signing: „We are
February 16, 2018 by Nikki Katsi
Forget everything you thought you knew, because FOLLOW THE CIPHER are ready to herald in a new musical era and crash through the many dimensions of our universe to steal
February 15, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI finally kick off their European headline run today, with support coming from Russia’s ARKONA, Dutch men HEIDEVOLK as well as Norwegian Trve Balkan Metallers TROLLFEST. The billing will be completed by EVERTALE,
February 15, 2018 by Kris Murias
The release date of February 16th is drawing closer and soon, LETTERS FROM THE COLONY‘s debut album »Vignette« will crush the music scene with the ordered chaos of their progressive extreme metal. Today,
February 15, 2018 by Nikki Katsi
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
February 14, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
A band geared towards thrash connoisseurs with active minds and mean spirits, Aura Noir stand at the fore of metal’s definitive genre in an age where the underground is utterly
February 14, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
Swedish melodic death metal band – Soilwork is currently working in the studio on the new album. In the recent studio update, band promised  to its fans even more melodic
February 14, 2018 by Justyna Klorek
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
February 13, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
Melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS will return to North America with a co-headlining trek with DARK TRANQUILLITY this September/October. Joining them are Portugal’s premiere gothic-metallic-force MOONSPELL, and Finnish melo-death contingent OMNIUM GATHERUM. AMORPHIS will be touring in support
February 13, 2018 by RichardCadaver
Finnish Thrash Metal band TORNADO has announced a new album called “Commitment To Excellence”, which will be released this year: “Ladies and Gentlemen! Finally we can share some more details
February 12, 2018 by Kris Murias
Flat Earth is a new rock/metal band from Helsinki, Finland. The band might be new but most of you know the members of the band already! Flat Earth featuring guitarist
February 12, 2018 by Justyna Klorek
Tuomas Holopainen says that he has written six new songs for NIGHTWISH‘s next studio album, marking the first material he has composed for the band in four years. After NIGHTWISH completed a world tour
February 12, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
CYHRA bassist Peter Iwers will sit out the band’s North American tour with KREATOR and SABATON “due to prior commitments” that he “couldn’t change.” CYHRA has not revealed a replacement bassist for the trek, which will kick off on
February 11, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
BARREN EARTH release “Further Down” single; new album “A Complex Of Cages” available for preorder. “This truly feels like a transcendental album for us. The songwriting dynamics have changed quite
February 9, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Finnish symphonic metal band AMBERIAN DAWN has unveiled a brand new lyric video to celebrate the beginning of the tour that will take them all over Europe. AMBERIAN DAWN mastermind Tuomas Seppälä explains
February 9, 2018 by Kris Murias
  Today, Spinefarm Records releases Kalmah’s new single & lyric video “The Evil Kin”. You can watch it below The single paves the way for the April 6th release of
February 9, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Finnish Gothic metallers SILENTIUM posted on their Facebook page that although they have been mostly in the shadows they have been writing new material and planning a new album which
February 8, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Up and coming metallers BEAST IN BLACK are about to perform their very first headline shows this weekend – and both of them are already sold out! But these concerts are just
February 7, 2018 by Kris Murias