News THE DARK ELEMENT Release “Songs The Night Sings” Music Video

THE DARK ELEMENT, the project featuring ex Nightwish singer Anette Olzon and Finnish guitarist and songwriter Jani Liimatainen (Cain’s Offering, Insomnium, ex Sonata Arctica), will release its second album, “Songs

News AND OCEANS welcomes Mathias “Vreth” Lillmåns as new vocalist!

Finnish symphonic metal formation And Oceans have announced that vocalist Kim ’Kena’ Strömsholm has stepped down from the band, due to personal reasons. The band remains on friendly terms with their former

News NORTHERN GENOCIDE Release Music Video For “Genesis Vol. 666”; Debut Album Out Now!

Finnish modern metallers NORTHERN GENOCIDE just released their debut album “Genesis Vol. 666” through Inverse Records. A brand new music video for eponymous track from the album is available below.

News SONATA ARCTICA launch first track by track trailer

Finnish melodic metal titans SONATA ARCTICA are set to release release their new studio album »Talviyö« (“Winter Night”), this Friday through Nuclear Blast. To give their fans some more impressions

News SANTA CRUZ Release New Single “Into The War”

“Into The War”, a new song from Finland’s SANTA CRUZ, is now available to stream and download on all platforms. The track is taken from their next album “Katharsis”, which

News SHIRAZ LANE Release New Track “Do You”

Finnish rockers SHIRAZ LANE have started a new chapter by releasing “Do You”, the first taste of their upcoming next EP. As the band comments, “This groovy first single is molded

News SONATA ARCTICA Discuss The Band’s History In Fourth Album Trailer

In three weeks – on September 6th – Finnish melodic metal titans SONATA ARCTICA will release their new 11-track studio album »Talviyö« (“Winter Night”), through Nuclear Blast. Today, the band

News TARJA: Official Video For “Tears In Rain” Released

Three weeks prior to the release of TARJA’s brand new studio album “In The Raw”, the official video for “Tears In Rain” sees its premiere today. Taking you to the

News ENTWINE Announce Farewell Tour

Finnish band ENTWINE has made an important and bittersweet announcement today through their social channels. With the following video, the band reveal that they will be back on the road

News SONATA ARCTICA Discuss The Lyrical Concept of “Talviyö” In Third Album Trailer

In four weeks – on September 6th – Finnish melodic metal titans SONATA ARCTICA will release their new 11-track studio album »Talviyö« (“Winter Night”), through Nuclear Blast. Today, the band

News BATTLE BEAST confirmed as special guests to HAMMERFALL for their »World Dominion Tour 2020«

BATTLE BEAST, the Finnish heavy metal sextet led by front-woman Noora Louhimo, is currently on an extensive European festival run in support of their fifth studio album »No More Hollywood

News SONATA ARCTICA reveal tracklist and formats for “Talviyö”

On September 6th, Finnish melodic metal titans SONATA ARCTICA will release their tenth studio album, called »Talviyö« (which means »Winter Night«), including eleven new tracks. Today, the band kick off

Gallery Def Leppard at Rockfest 2019 – 09.06.2019

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News KORPIKLAANI unveil lyric video for ‘Pivo Pivo’ and Russian shows with TROLLFEST!

Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI are currently hopping from festival stage to festival stage (next stop: MetalDays, Tolmin, SLO) in support of their current studio album »Kulkija« (“Wanderer”; released on

News THE 69 EYES allow a look into their studio in second album trailer

On July 26th, Finland’s dark rockers THE 69 EYES will finally start the pre-order for their 12th studio album due to be released on September 13th. Right in time for

Reviews Timo Tolkki’s Avalon – Return To Eden

Everyone who has listened to melodic metal or power metal knows Timo Tolkki. If not by name but through his songs he made while in Stratovarius. Those songs are still

News SONATA ARCTICA announce “The Raven still flies over Europe” tour for November and December

On September 6th, Finnish melodic metal titans SONATA ARCTICA will release their tenth studio album, called »Talviyö« (which means »Winter Night«), including eleven new tracks. Today, the band proudly announce

News SONATA ARCTICA Announce New Album “Talviyö” – First Single Released

On September 6th, Finnish melodic metal titans SONATA ARCTICA will release their tenth studio album, called »Talviyö« (which means »Winter Night«), including eleven new tracks. “We were talking about having

News NICUMO released a second single from their forthcoming third album!!

Nicumo has released a second single from forthcoming third album which will be released later this year. Song’s name is “Tree of Life” and you can check it below: Vocalist Hannu Karppinen comments:

News LORDI To Release “Recordead Live – Sextourcism In Z7” DVD In July

Creepy-crawly atmosphere in summer: On 26th July, the Finnish monsters LORDI release their brand-new DVD “Recordead Live – Sextourcism In Z7” via AFM Records. Though there are some live records

News BEAST IN BLACK announce second part of »From Hell With Love« European tour!

International heavy metal group BEAST IN BLACK unleashed their chart topping sophomore record »From Hell With Love«, on February 8, 2019 through Nuclear Blast Records. To celebrate, the band played

News MARKO HIETALA Releases Video For First Solo Single “Isäni Ääni”

NIGHTWISH and TAROT bassist/vocalist Marco Hietala (a.k.a. Marko Hietala) has unveiled a music video for “Isäni ääni”; the first single from his solo album “Mustan Sydämen Rovio”. Watch it here:

News TIMO TOLKKI (Avalon, ex-Stratovarius) opened himself to his fans worldwide

TIMO TOLKKI (Avalon, Revolution Renaissance, Symfonia, Stratovarius) came out from complete media silence with an announcement that he is going to release his 3rd Avalon album titled “Return To Eden”

News BATTLE BEAST announce second leg of »No More Hollywood Endings« EU/UK tour for November/December 2019!

Last night, Finnish heavy metal sextet BATTLE BEAST finished a 6-week European tour in support of their latest album »No More Hollywood Endings« (released on March 22, 2019 through Nuclear

News GLADENFOLD – first track-by-track released

The Finnish Melodic-Death/Power-Metal newcomers GLADENFOLD are going to release their new studio album, “When Gods Descend”,  on May 24th, via REAPER ENTERTAINMENT.Today, the band presents the first track-by-track video. Check it and find out

News TARJA To Release New Album “In the Raw” In August

As the saying goes, not all that glitters is gold. But then again, not all that is gold necessarily glitters. It was this idea that struck Finnish singer Tarja Turunen

News SABATON Shares APOCALYPTICA’s Cover of Their New Track “Fields of Verdun”

Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON are pleased to share ‘Fields of Verdun’, the first song from their upcoming album “The Great War”, as performed by their friends in Finnish cello

News TIMO TOLKKI’S AVALON: “Promises” Music Video Released

Frontiers Music Srl is excited to announce the return of TIMO TOLKKI’S AVALON with the release of the long awaited third chapter in his metal opera, “Return to Eden” on

News SANTA CRUZ Returns With New Line Up And Single

A new era has officially started for SANTA CRUZ! The Finnish band is back with a new single called “Changing Of Seasons”, the first taste of a new album that

News BATTLE BEAST – release ‘Endless Summer’ music video + “No More Hollywood Endings” out now + kick off EU tour!

Finnish heavy metal sextet BATTLE BEAST unleash their studio album ‘No More Hollywood Endings‘ today through Nuclear Blast Records. To mark the occasion, the group has unveiled a brand new music video for

News OCEANHOARSE Releases Video For “Death Row Center”

Helsinki-based heavy metallers OCEANHOARSE have launched the official music video for their latest single “Death Row Center”. The track, which was released last month, is the band’s first recording with

News LORDI’s Longtime Bassist OX Leaves The Band

Finnish hard rockers LORDI have announced today the departure of their bassist Mr. OX. “The Hellbull”, who’s been a member of the monster band for thirteen years, will say goodbye

News KING COMPANY Introduce New Singer With “King For Tonight” Single

Finnish hard rockers KING COMPANY have released a new version of their song “King For Tonight”, the band’s first recording with new vocalist Ilkka Keskitalo. The band comments: “We wanted

News BATTLE BEAST Present New Digital Single & Music Video “Eden”

Finnish heavy metal sextet BATTLE BEAST will release their fifth studio album »No More Hollywood Endings«, in only three weeks, on March 22, 2019 through Nuclear Blast Records. Now the

News CHILDREN OF BODOM third single & music video released

Finland’s melodic death superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM are going to release their tenth album, »Hexed«, on March 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band reveals the official video for

News Timo Tolkki to release the third part of the Avalon series: “Return to Eden”

During this Saturday, March 23rd, Timo Tolkki posted on his personal Facebook account about releasing what would be the third part of the Avalon series. “Return to Eden” would be the name of this album.

News ACHIOTE Release A New Mystical Music Video Shot In The Finnish Winter Wilderness

The second single from the previous ACHIOTE album ‘Loneliness of Endless Days’ carries the same name and comes up with a mystical video shot in the Finnish winter wilderness. ‘Loneliness

News Trio From SWALLOW THE SUN Presents A New Band: HEDONIHIL. First Single Out Now!

HEDONIHIL is a death metal anti-poetry product founded by Juuso Raatikainen (SWALLOW THE SUN) and accompanied by Mikko Kotamäki (SWALLOW THE SUN, KUOLEMANLAAKSO) & Juho Räihä (SWALLOW THE SUN, GLORIA

News DYECREST Presents “The Stage Is Set” EP Featuring Current And Former Vocalists

Current and former DYECREST vocalists feature on band’s new EP “Stage Is Set” which includes familiar tracks from their latest album “Are You Not Entertained?“ as well as one previously

News BEAST IN BLACK hit the German album charts with »From Hell With Love« at #6!

Up and coming metallers BEAST IN BLACK released their sophomore record titled »From Hell With Love«, on February 8 through Nuclear Blast Records. Thanks to the massive support of their

News BEAST IN BLACK Unleash Music Video for “From Hell With Love”!

Up and coming metallers BEAST IN BLACK recently unleashed their sophomore record titled ‘From Hell With Love‘, through Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the group has launched a brand new music video for the