Tag: Finnish Metal

Sep 16

Amorphis – Under The Red Cloud (2015)

Amorphis has been the clear representation of Finnish metal, long before Nightwish and Sonata Arctica appeared on the picture, Amorphis is a band that breaks musical structures with every album they release. From the classics Tales From The Thousand Lakes and Elegy, to the most modern Skyforger and now Under The Red Cloud.  Use Facebook to Comment on this …

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Sep 04

Markus Vanhala of Insomnium & Omnium Gatherum discussed the plans for both bands & pulling double guitar duty on tour

Being a musician on an international touring band nowadays is not an easy thing to do, now imagine being a musician on two international touring bands, and now add the great idea of those two bands to tour together the United States. How do you go about that?  Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Sep 01

Esa Holopainen of Amorphis discussed Under The Red Cloud

After 25 years and a dozen of studio albums later, Amorphis is releasing what could be considered one of the heaviest album in their career and one of the top albums of 2015. With Under The Red Cloud, Amorphis not only shows the true power behind Tomi Joutsen‘s vocal cords, but the bands moves to …

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Aug 31

Insomnium & Omnium Gatherum play Club Red (Mesa, AZ 08/30/15)

Melodic death metal fans are brave and passionate enough to filled up a venue on a Sunday night (having to work early Monday morning), but when you have two of the greatest melodic death metal bands coming out from Finland visiting your town on a Sunday night, there is not obstacle that this crowd wouldn’t …

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Jun 03

Paavo & Mikko of Apocalyptica discussed Shadowmaker and their North American tour 2015.

Apocalyptica always has been, and it will be an interesting band to see live. They play metal with cellos, if that is not the very embodiment of symphonic metal, I don’t know what else it could be. Most recently the band released their 8th studio album titled Shadowmaker after five years from the released of …

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Jun 02

Ensiferum and Korpiklaani visit the Baltimore Soundstage with very special guest TrollfesT

A few short days ago Ensiferum and Korpiklaani visited the Baltimore Soundstage with very special guest TrollfesT on May 27, 2015. Well I definitely am going to admit that is Baltimore was a good place to be a metalhead the last week of May. The city was host to Maryland Deathfest, but Finnish folkmasters Korpiklaani …

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May 18

Tuomas Holopainen of Nightwish talked to us about touring North America & Endless Forms Most Beautiful

As a band that has been the pioneer of a metal genre that had influenced thousands of bands around the world, and whose fans are counted among millions worldwide, Nightwish, is considered one of the best metal bands around the world. With the release of their eight studio album Endless Forms Most Beautiful, the band …

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May 05

Korpiklaani – Noita (2015)

I will say openly to begin with that this girl has a pretty big bias for folk music, so it will be rather hard for me not to enjoy the new Korpiklaani release. Either way, Nuclear Blast and Korpiklaani have come together again after a three-year wait to release the band’s ninth and one of their best albums …

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Mar 22

Nightwish – Endless Forms Most Beautiful (2015)

The release of Endless Form Most Beautiful represents the beginning of a new era for Nightwish, after switching vocalists in 2012, the band is now releasing their first album with talented vocalist Floor Jansen (Revamp/ex-After Forever) & Troy Donockley (Pipes, flutes & whistles) as full-time members, the album also reflects another change for Nightwish, as it …

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Feb 20

Petri Lindroos of Ensiferum discussed with us the new album One Man Army

Ensiferum is one of the pioneers on folk/pagan metal, a genre of metal that had become a quite big all over the world, after almost three years, these Finnish metal warriors are coming back with a whole new album titled One Man Army. an album that will take you back to their early days, and that …

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Feb 15

Nightwish – Élan [Single] (2014)

Nightwish‘s new single Élan out of their upcoming album Endeless Forms Most Beautiful was OFFICIALLY released a couple of days ago, since some of this material was leaked early this week, and it seems it passed misleading judgement by fans, media and haters alike (Since we all can tell the full extension of an album by …

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