Tag: Finnish Metal

Feb 03

Niilo Sevänen of Insomnium discussed Shadows Of The Dying Sun & touring with Dark Tranquillity

Since their very beginning back in 2002, Insomnium has shown the potential that they have to create new and meaningful material to the melodic-death metal scene. They are the kind of band that with every album they release, their music gets darker, and somehow it gets a lot more significance into the minds and hearts of …

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Jan 26

Battle Beast – Unholy Savior (2015)

Do you ever wonder how the 80’s metal would sound when is done by 21st century musicians? Or perhaps do you feel that there are not bands out there with the spirit of the 80’s but rather a bunch copycats that haven’t figure out how to bring the 80’s back? Well, Battle Beast‘s new album Unholy …

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Jan 09

Noora Louhimo of Battle Beast discussed Unholy Savior and their European tour 2015

Battle Beast is a Finnish heavy metal band that has got a lot of attention because of their peculiar and catchy metal sound, I discovered them last year when I got a promo for their second and self-title album, Battle Beast. Since then they haven’t left my mp3 player. Battle Beast has this 80’s spirit sound that far …

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Oct 13

Henrik & Pasi of Sonata Arctica check in with The Age Of Metal

Since 1999 Sonata Arctica has been synonym of power metal greatness, their style became the influence for many musicians and bands that wanted to emulate their music and follow their steps. As times passes this Finnish colossus, challenged themselves and adventured into new territories that took them to where they are today. With the release of …

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Jul 02

Amberian Dawn – Magic Forest (2014)

After releasing a re-recorded selection of the best songs from their previous musical work with the voice of their new singer, Capri Paivi, last year. This 2014 Amberian Dawn returns with a new album titled, Magic Forest. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Jun 16

Capri of Amberian Dawn talked about Magic Forest with The Age Of Metal

Bringing a different approach to what Amberian Dawn has done in the past, in 2014 the band returns with a new album called Magic Forest. But this is not the only thing new for Amberian Dawn, this album is also their first containing original material interpreted by their new vocalist, Päivi Capri Selo. Last year, the band …

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Apr 19

Insomnium – Shadows Of The Dying Sun (2014)

The definition of modern melodic death metal has returned, Insomnium delivers a powerful piece of metal art on their 7th studio album Shadows Of A Dying Sun. The distinctive sound of the band hasn’t changed, in the contrary it has evolved from what they presented with One For Sorrow back in 2011. Use Facebook to Comment …

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Mar 26

Sonata Arctica – Pariah’s Child (2014)

After the heavy criticism that Sonata Arctica received with their last album, Stones Grew Her Name. The Finnish quintet had delivered yet another genius masterpiece in the form of Pariah’s Child. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Feb 26

Markus Valhala of Omnium Gatherum talked to us about Beyond North America 2014

After 20 years of existence, the Gothenburg sound still influences young bands out there. Some ended up copying their riffs and rip off their sounds, others just take the movement as a reference point to develop their own sound. That is the case of Finnish melodic death metal act, Omnium Gatherum, who after six albums they …

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Feb 24

The evolution of Sonata Arctica – An interview with Tony Kakko

During the last 15th years or so, Sonata Arctica has been one of the most representative bands of the Finnish power metal scene. Since the release of their début album Ecliptica (1999) the band has forged their very own sound regardless of their line up changes, they had managed to keep a constant sound, with …

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Dec 02

Vreth of Finntroll checked in with The Age Of Metal

Is not doubt that Finntroll was one of those bands the metal heads here in AZ has been waiting for, and since the moment their show was announced, the expectations for the return of the Finnish trolls to the valley were big. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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