News RASKASTA JOULUA Release New Music Video “Joulupäivä”

Christmas is getting closer and RASKASTA JOULUA is back! The 14th edition of the famous Finnish tour will take off from Lahti on the 16th of […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/raskasta-joulua-release-new-video-joulupaiva/
News SWALLOW THE SUN Announce New Album & Epic Single Release

Finnish melancholy death-doom metal masters SWALLOW THE SUN will release their new album ‘When A Shadow Is Forced Into The Light‘ on January 25th, 2019 […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/swallow-the-sun-announce-new-album-epic-single-release/
Concerts Wolfheart @ 1720 Los Angeles, CA: 12 October, 2018

There’s a little legend about Finnish bands bringing the brutal weather with them when they perform their Southern Californian debuts. It happened with Wintersun‘s debut […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/wolfheart-1720-los-angeles-ca-12-october-2018/
News KING COMPANY Part Ways With Leonard F. Guillan And Announce New Singer

Finnish supergroup KING COMPANY have surprisingly announced the departure of Italian-Argentinian singer Leonard F. Guillan. He debuted with the band on their second album “Queen Of Hearts“, released on […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/king-company-part-ways-with-leonard-f-guillan-and-announce-new-singer/
News OCEANHOARSE Announces New Vocalist

A few months ago, Helsinki-based heavy metal quartet OCEANHOARSE announced a sudden and unfortunate line-up change. Singer Tommy Tuovinen had to step down from his […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/oceanhoarse-announces-new-vocalist/
News MyGRAIN To Release Digital EP In November; New Song “Lightless” Available

After a few years of silence, Finnish melodic death metallers MyGRAIN are back with a new powerful song called “Lightless”. The track will be featured […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/mygrain-to-release-digital-ep-in-november-new-song-lightless-available/
News LAZY BONEZ Release New Song “Run” From Upcoming Album “Kiss Of The Night”

Finnish melodic heavy metallers LAZY BONEZ are getting ready to release their third album, set for January 11th, 2019. A new single titled “Run” has been unveiled […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/lazy-bonez-release-run-from-upcoming-album-kiss-of-the-night/
News DEAD END FINLAND Release Third Single From Upcoming Fourth Album

DEAD END FINLAND just released a third single as an appetizer for the upcoming album on which they are currently working on. The band’s fourth […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/dead-end-finland-release-war-forevermore/
News BATTLE BEAST Announce 2019 European Headline Tour In Support Of Their Forthcoming Studio Album; ARION Confirmed As Support Act!

Enormously successful European headline tours, gigs in Russia and Asia, North American tours as support to SABATON, KAMELOT, DELAIN and LEAVES’ EYES, as well as […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/battle-beast-announce-2019-european-tour-arion-confirmed-as-support-act/
News BEAST IN BLACK – New Studio Album “From Hell With Love”

Less than one year since the release of their enormously successful debut album Berserker, up and coming metallers BEAST IN BLACK are currently putting the […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/beast-in-black-new-studio-album-from-hell-with-love/
News LORDI To Record First Official Live DVD In Switzerland

Long-awaited news for the monster maniacs! Finnish well-known creatures LORDI just announced the recording of a live DVD next month in Pratteln, Switzerland. The band is […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/lordi-to-record-first-official-live-dvd-in-switzerland/
News Finnish Alternative Metallers ZARTHAS Release New single And Music Video

“Four Letter Word” is the new single from Finnish alternative metal act ZARTHAS hailing from Oulu, northern Finland. Roots of the band reach all the […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/zarthas-release-new-single-and-video/
Concerts Stam1na – Naantali, Finland 6.10.2018

  Stam1na kicked off the Finnish tour for their eighth upcoming studio album Taival in the first week of October 2018. The second date of […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/stam1na-naantali-finland-6-10-2018/
News ARION Release Lyric Video For New Single “Punish You”

Finnish melodic metal shooting stars ARION proudly present their brand new single, “Punish You”, which is taken from the upcoming album “Life Is Not Beautiful”, […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/arion-release-lyric-video-for-punish-you/
News DARK SARAH: “Golden Moth” Music Video Released

The Finnish cinematic metal band DARK SARAH just released a music video for “Golden Moth”. The track is taken from their new album “The Golden Moth“, which […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/dark-sarah-golden-moth-music-video-released/
News TARJA & STRATOVARIUS To Release Limited Picture 10” Vinyl – Only Available During Their European Tour

earMUSIC, TARJA and STRATOVARIUS are happy to announce the release of a very special, very limited 10” vinyl single. Only available during their upcoming joined tour, the […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/tarja-stratovarius-to-release-limited-vinyl-only-available-during-their-eu-tour/
News STEVE ‘N’ SEAGULLS – Release ‘I Was Made For Loving You’ Music Video

At the wake of KISS’ announcement of their farewell tour, Finnish folk band STEVE ‘N’ SEAGULLS, who is famous for remaking folk and bluegrass versions of […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/steve-n-seagulls-release-i-was-made-for-loving-you-music-video/
News Finnish Rockers ANCARA Return With NINE INCH NAILS Cover Single

Finnish hard rock band ANCARA has released a cover single from Nine Inch Nails -classic “Hurt”. As a second track the band refreshes their first […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/ancara-return-with-nine-inch-nails-cover-single/
News BEAST IN BLACK announce European headline tour 2019 with TURMION KÄTILÖT

Up and coming metallers BEAST IN BLACK recently finished their first festival season, incl. appearances at well-known festivals such as Tuska Open Air (FIN), Norway Rock Festival (N), Nova Rock […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/beast-in-black-announce-european-headline-tour-2019-with-turmion-katilot/
News ARION Release “At The Break Of Dawn” Music Video Featuring AMARANTHE Singer Elize Ryd

Finnish melodic metal shooting stars ARION have proudly presented their official music video for the song “At The Break Of Dawn”. “It was an absolute […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/arion-release-at-the-break-of-dawn-video-feat-amaranthe-singer-elize-ryd/
News DARK SARAH Release “Sky Sailing” Music Video

The Finnish cinematic metal band DARK SARAH just released a music video for “Sky Sailing”, the third single from their new album “The Golden Moth”. […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/dark-sarah-release-sky-sailing-video/
Albums Welcome to Ember Falls

The Cost of Doing Business – 3.41 Falling Rain – 3.06 Of Letting Go – 4.03 The Enemy You Need – 3.34 Freedom – 3.49 […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/album/ember-falls/welcome-to-ember-falls/
News STRATOVARIUS: Lyric Video For Orchestral Version Of ‘Unbreakable’

Finnish metallers STRATOVARIUS are back with a new album — with some fresh and some very rare material. Due on September 28 via earMUSIC, “Enigma: Intermission 2” features three brand […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/stratovarius-lyric-video-for-orchestral-version-of-unbreakable/
News THE RASMUS Releases Video For New Single ‘Holy Grail’

Finnish rockers THE RASMUS have released the official video for their new single, “Holy Grail”. The clip was filmed in Tokyo and was directed by Jani Klemola. Frontman Lauri Ylönen stated about […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/the-rasmus-releases-video-for-new-single-holy-grail/
News THE 69 EYES – Officially In The Studio Recording Twelfth Album

Multi-platinum selling, Finnish goth n’ roll band THE 69 EYES have announced their twelfth studio album! The announcement came from guitarist, BAZIE‘s Official Facebook page, where […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/the-69-eyes-officially-in-the-studio-recording-twelfth-album/
Reviews Profane Omen – Ooka

Depends which sources you believe it’s been 4-5 years since their previous release “Reset“. Either way it’s quite a long time for a band between […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/profane-omen-ooka/
News VALKEAT Announce Second Studio Album

Finnish modern folk metal band VALKEAT announced that they will soon begin recording their second album. The announcement came through a post via their Official […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/valkeat-announce-second-studio-album/
Interviews Interview with Tommi Salmela (Tarot / Lazy Bonez / Raskasta Joulua)

We had the time to have a small interview with Tommi Salmela from Tarot, Raskasta Joulua and Lazy Bonez about several topics. Will we ever […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/interview-with-tommi-salmela-tarot-lazy-bonez-raskasta-joulua/
Albums Slayer of Gods

Intro – 1.49 For Those Who Died – 3.41 Risen – 3.54 The Black Hammer – 3.29 Nephilim – 2.38 Prelude – 1.19 Slayer of […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/album/brymir/slayer-of-gods/
Albums Breathe Fire To The Sun

Intro – 1.55 Unconquerable – 6.02 In Silence – 6.17 Free Man’s Path – 6.26 Burning Within – 3.15 Withering Past – 5.07 Cycle of […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/album/brymir/breathe-fire-to-the-sun/
News STAM1NA new album “Taival” tracklist and artwork revealed

Cowboys from Lemi, Stam1na will release their new album titled “Taival” on October 12th 2018 through Sakara Records. They have revealed their artwork for the […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/stam1na-new-album-taival-tracklist-and-artwork-revealed/
News RASKASTA JOULUA 2018 Tour Features An Impressive List Of Finnish And International Superstars!

The 14th edition of RASKASTA JOULUA (“Heavy Christmas”) tour will take off from Lahti on the 16th of November. Yet again the tour features a […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/raskasta-joulua-2018-tour-impressive-list-of-finnish-and-international-superstars/
News KORPIKLAANI – Release First Track-By-Track Video

Next Friday, Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI will finally release their new studio album ‘Kulkija‘ (“Wanderer”), through Nuclear Blast. To give their fans another taster […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/korpiklaani/
News TORCHIA Releases “Light My Path” Music Video And Announces European Tour

Finnish death metallers TORCHIA released a visually stunning music video for the song “Light My Path” taken from their widely acclaimed debut album “Of Curses […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/torchia-releases-light-my-path-music-video-and-announces-european-tour/
Reviews Metropolis alive from Tarja’s Act II

Act II is what every fan of the Finnish soprano Tarja Turunen has been waiting for. After the success of Act I, Turunen released the […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/metropolis-alive-from-tarjas-act-ii/
News OCEANHOARSE Vocalist TOMMY TUOVINEN Forced To Leave The Band Due To Hearing Loss

Helsinki-based heavy metal quartet OCEANHOARSE has regretfully announced that Tommy Tuovinen will not be able to continue as the singer of the band due to […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/oceanhoarse-vocalist-tommy-tuovinen-forced-to-leave-the-band/
News DARK SARAH Release New Single “The Gods Speak” Featuring Marco Hietala & Zuberoa Aznárez

Finnish cinematic metallers DARK SARAH have revealed the second single from their upcoming record “The Golden Moth”. The band’s long awaited third album will be released on September 21st […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/dark-sarah-release-gods-speak-feat-marco-hietala-zuberoa-aznarez/
News KOKRPIKLAANI Releases New Lyric Video For ‘Aallon Alla’!

Only two weeks are left until Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI release their new studio album ‘Kulkija‘ (“Wanderer”), through Nuclear Blast. To celebrate, the band […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/kokrpiklaani-releases-new-lyric-video-for-aallon-alla/
News ARION Sign With AFM Records; New Album Out In October

AFM Records has proudly announced the signing of Finnish melodic metal act ARION. The band led by guitarist Iivo Kaipainen, been around since 2011, when all […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/arion-sign-with-afm-new-album-out-in-october/
News SHIRAZ LANE Release Official Music Video For “The Crown”

Finnish hard rockers SHIRAZ LANE have released a brand new video for their song “The Crown”, a track taken from their latest album “Carnival Days”. […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/shiraz-lane-release-music-video-the-crown/
News VERJNUARMU drummer Janne Rissanen (Musta Savo) passed away

In deep sorrow, we announce the founding member of our band, Janne Rissanen, known as Musta Savo has left us after a long, exhausting illness […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/verjnuarmu-drummer-janne-rissanen-musta-savo-passed-away/
News MY REFLECTION offers a showcase to Finnish metal with an atmospheric video “Homeland”

Finland is known for its thousands of lakes and major metal bands such as Stratovarius, Wintersun and Nightwish. Now the story of Finland’s 100 years […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/my-reflection-offers-a-showcase-to-finnish-metal-with-an-atmospheric-video-homeland/
News FOLLOW THE CIPHER to support LORDI in November!

Swedish newcomers FOLLOW THE CIPHER released their self-titled debut album on May 18th through Nuclear Blast. After only playing a few select (festival) shows in their young career, […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/follow-the-cipher-to-support-lordi-in-november/
News DARK SARAH: “The Golden Moth” Album Preview Available

Finnish cinematic metal band DARK SARAH has unveiled an album preview video for their upcoming third record “The Golden Moth”. The long awaited album will be released on […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/dark-sarah-the-golden-moth-album-preview-available/
News STRATOVARIUS To Release “ENIGMA: INTERMISSION II“ In September

STRATOVARIUS, the top name in the melodic power metal scene, are back with a new album – with some fresh and some very rare material! “ENIGMA: […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/stratovarius-to-release-enigma-intermission-ii-in-september/
News OMNIUM GATHERUM releases new single and video “Refining Fire”

Finnish melodic death metal masters, OMNIUM GATHERUM, have released their new single entitled “Refining Fire”, taken off their upcoming album “The Burning Cold”, which will […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/omnium-gatherum-releases-new-single-and-video-refining-fire/
News WINTERSUN Announce Support Act For EU “By Request” Shows!

After conquering Wacken‘s main stage, epic metallers WINTERSUN are preparing for their first “by request” shows outside of Finland, which will take place later this […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/wintersun-announce-support-act-for-by-request-shows/
News KORPIKLAANI unveil music video for ‘Henkselipoika’ + 2019 European tour with TURISAS and TROLLFEST!

Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI are about to release their new studio album ‘Kulkija‘ (“Wanderer”), on September 7th through Nuclear Blast. Today, the band presents the 3rd single, a […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/korpiklaani-unveil-music-video-for-henkselipoika-2019-european-tour-with-turisas-and-trollfest/
News OCEANHOARSE Release New Single ‘The Intruder’!

Oceanhoarse delivers a dose of grimness with its 4th single to balance the summer heat. The violent new song ‘The Intruder‘ presents yet another side of […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/oceanhoarse-release-new-single-the-intruder/
News WHERE’S MY BIBLE To Release Debut Album; “Meatholder” Music Video Out Now!

Finnish Mosh ‘N’ Roll band WHERE’S MY BIBLE just released a single, “Meatholder”, taken from their upcoming debut album “M ‘N’ R”. The album will be released on […]

https://www.nordicmetal.net/wheres-my-bible-to-release-debut-album-meatholder-out-now/