Welcome to Nordic Metal

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Editorial Discover Monday – WAGTAILS

Welcome to the second edition of the Discover Monday editorial! Looking for new bands and genres? The experts will deliver. Wagtails is a Finnish rock band from the town of

Editorial Discover Monday – LIEKKI

Welcome to the very beginning of the Discover Monday editorial! Looking for new bands and genres? The experts will deliver. Launching this series was a big challenge for the team

Concerts MOONSORROW – Olympia, Tampere 29.2.2020

As soon as I heard about MOONSORROW’s ‘Verisäkeet Alive‘ tour, I knew it was going to be a big, epic affair. From previous experiences of catching Finnish bands on homeland

Reviews INSOMNIUM – ‘Heart Like a Grave’ Album Review

INSOMNIUM is one of those bands that hold a very important place in my heart. Their music, both live and recorded, has carried me through some of the most difficult times.

Editorial CHILDREN OF BODOM – Are We Dead Yet?

November 1st 2019 will be remembered a day when Children Of Bodom, one of the most popular metal bands from Finland suddenly announced the departure of three members. And they

Reviews Cvlt Ov the Svn – An introduction to “occult murder pop”

If you are looking for something new to listen to, you would probably like to give COTS a try.

Interviews Kaunis Kuolematon – Life, Love, Loneliness and Death

Guitarist/vocalist Mikko Heikkilä of Kaunis Kuolematon was interviewed by Tero Tolkki and below you can find out what is going on in the Kaunis Kuolematon camp in the fall of

Gallery Def Leppard at Rockfest 2019 – 09.06.2019

  DEF LEPPARD SETLIST IN ROCKFEST 2019 FINLAND Rocket Animal Let It Go Foolin’ When Love and Hate Collide Let’s Get Rocked Armageddon It Love Bites Bringin’ on the Heartbreak

The 69 Eyes at Rockfest 2019 – 09.06.2019

The 69 Eyes in Nordic Metal.   THE 69 EYES SETLIST FOR ROCKFEST 2019 FINLAND Devils Never Say Die Perfect Skin Betty Blue 27 & Done Wasting the Dawn Dance

KISS at Rockfest 2019 – 09.06.2019

  KISS SETLIST FOR ROCKFEST 2019 FINLAND Detroit Rock City Shout It Out Loud Deuce Say Yeah I Love It Loud Heaven’s on Fire War Machine (Gene breathes fire) Lick

Rockfest 2019
Kotiteollisuus – Rock in the City – Kuopio 14.6.2019

KOTITEOLLISUUS at Nordic Metal. ROCK IN THE CITY KUOPIO festival review.

SONATA ARCTICA – Rock in the City – Kuopio 14.6.2019

SONATA ARCTICA in Nordic Metal. ROCK IN THE CITY KUOPIO festival review.   SONATA ARCTICA SETLIST FOR ROCK IN THE CITY KUOPIO Closer to an Animal No Dream Can Heal

STRATOVARIUS – Rock in the city – Kuopio 14.6.2019

Stratovarius in Nordic Metal. Rock In The City festival review in Nordic Metal.   STRATOVARIUS SETLIST FOR ROCK IN THE CITY KUOPIO: Enigma Eagleheart Shine in the Dark Dragons SOS

Gallery BATTLE BEAST – Rock in the City – Kuopio 15.6.2019

BATTLE BEAST in Nordic Metal. ROCK IN THE CITY KUOPIO festival review.

Marko Hietala at Rock in the City – Kuopio 15.6.2019

ROCK IN THE CITY KUOPIO festival review   MARKO HIETALA SETLIST FOR ROCK IN THE CITY KUOPIO Tähti, hiekka ja varjo Kuolleiden jumalten poika Isäni ääni Laulu sinulle Vapauden kuolinmarssi

MOKOMA – Rock in the City – Kuopio 14.6.2019

MOKOMA in Nordic Metal. ROCK IN THE CITY KUOPIO festival review.

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