Tag Archive: Finnish Metal

May 24

Eero Sipilä of Battle Beast discussed their first US tour and Bringer Of Pain

Finnish metal revelation, Battle Beast just wrapped up their first ever US tour. With a shiny new album under their belt and a party attitude that brings the crowd near to a frenzy everywhere they play, these five Finnish characters deliver an amazing show live that is powerful enough to at times eclipse the attention of the …

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Apr 12

Return to the land of Red Cloud: A conversation with Jan Rechberger of Amorphis

After almost 10 years of absence in the US and 12 years since their last AZ visit, Amorphis finally toured the US and played a gig near me, which meant I got to see them for the first time ever, since I missed them last time they played the west coast with Nightwish in L.A …

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Feb 13

Mr. Lordi of Lordi discussed US tour, comics and Eurovision.  

After almost 9 years of absence from the American stages, the Finnish monsters of Lordi finally found their way to America. While promoting their new album Monstereophonic: Theaterror vs Demonarchy released last September. The band visited Mesa, AZ last Thursday night (02/09/17) and delivered a monstrous show at Club Red. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Jan 17

Noora Louhimo of Battle Beast is the Bringer of Pain

Battle Beast will release their highly expected new studio album titled Bringer of Pain. The album continues the developing of that heavy metal meets pop meets 80’s style concept that has made the band so unique around the world. But in 2017 Battle beast will not only celebrate the release of a new studio album, they are …

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Dec 21

Janne Wirman of Children of Bodom reflects on 20 years of chaos

Children of Bodom is about to celebrate 20 years of extreme music and it seems they are preparing a special tour to celebrate that. This Finnish band first called the attention of the metal world back on 1997 when they released their first album titled Something Wild, their sound, and aggressiveness was different from any …

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Dec 19

Elias & Pasi of Sonata Arctica discussed The Ninth Hour and touring the US

Seeing Sonata Arctica live it gets better and better everytime, and it seems this year we Americans got more that we hoped for in terms of this Finnish power metal legends playing around our cities. The Ninth Hour, the new album of Sonata Arctica was released last October with a really good feedback from the …

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Sep 26

Tony Kakko of Sonata Arctica talks about The Ninth Hour & US tour.

Sonata Arctica is about to release their 9 studio album titled The Ninth Hour, a power metal album that continues where Pariah Child left off in terms of heaviness, melody, and speed. Sonata Arctica through the years has made some serious changes to their initial sound, but it seems that The Ninth Hour continues the …

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Mar 25

Timo Kotipelto of Stratovarius talks Eternal, Songwriting and 70000 Tons Of Metal

Since 1984 Stratovarius had developed a peculiar sound within the heavy metal scene, They didn’t conform to the 80’s new wave of heavy metal, through the years they have worked in a different brew of metal. With breakthrough albums like Dreamspace or Fourth Dimension, they forged a metal style that was in the very line …

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Nov 12

Jani Stefanovic of Solution .45 discussed Nightmares In The Waking State Part I

Solution .45 is a Swedish band that has a lot of progressive influences but sounds more like a melodic death metal band. The band is about to release their 2nd studio album titled Nightmares In The Waking Stage Pt 1, which inherited the sound of its predecessor For Aeons Past (2011). One of the differences …

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Sep 30

Henkka Blacksmith of Children Of Bodom discussed I Worship Chaos

After a short 2 years lapse, Children Of Bodom returns with a new album, a more visceral album that could be perceived as one of the most aggressive album since their famous Follow The Reaper (2000). Without taking any of the well-deserved credit from their previous works, it seems that the band had moved on …

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Sep 28

Children of Bodom – I Worship Chaos (2015)

We have all known for years that Children of Bodom worships chaos. But they truly prove to us more much they indeed worship it. Fittingly titled I Worship Chaos, this album is comprised of solos that are powerful enough to obliterate the whole continent of Europe. And where would Children of Bodom be without those …

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