Finland’s reputation for homing rock and metal legends stays intact and the latest band to prove this are ARION. They are due to release third studio album Vultures Die Alone and from listening to it, it is easy to see why they are rising stars in Melodic Metal. It might be down the similar sounding … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Arion – Vultures Die Alone
Happy New Year to you all, I hope you are all staying safe and well during this pandemic wherever you are. Hopefully the first playlist of 2021 will help lift spirits, escape or both. Stay tuned for more posts to come this year. Brand new releases come from the likes of Illumishade, Evergrey, Human Fortress, … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 09.01.2021
For the last playlist of the year, we have done something a little bit different. There are the usual releases that have come out in the past two weeks; bands include Epica, Take Breath, Grimgotts, Therion, Arion, Korpkilanni and Sirenia. Some of our team members revealed their top ten albums in posts this week. A … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST 19.12.2020
Next month, Finnish heavy metallers BATTLE BEAST will unleash their fifth studio album No More Hollywood Endings, on March 22, 2019 through Nuclear Blast Records. Their new tracks will also be presented live on the world's stages. Kicking off in their home country (with one show already sold out!), the route will lead the group all across Europe in April & … Continue reading NEWS: BATTLE BEAST – Unveil trailer for No More Hollywood Endings European tour 2019!
Hello there and a Happy New Year to you all. Hope you all had a great Christmas and had time to relax. It’s been fairly chilled my end; it felt weird as I am usually busy the majority of the time but at the same time it felt great not having to think about a … Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR: Bands Of 2019
So you have seen the first part of my top ten, hope you enjoyed reading that. Here is the second part of my top 10 before I reveal the number one choice. 5. Arion – Life Is Not Beautiful This was a surprise this year. I had heard of ARION but never listened to them … Continue reading Top 10 Albums 2018: 5 – 2
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 countless festival appearances worldwide; the »Bringer Of Pain« touring cycle let these Finnish heavy metallers visit places that some other bands can only dream of. After playing around 200 shows in support of their latest record, the … Continue reading NEWS: Battle Beast Announce 2019 European Headline Tour
It’s a well-known fact that Finland are one of the best breeding grounds for symphonic and power metal bands. Household names such as NIGHTWISH, SONATA ARCTICA and STRATOVARIUS have come from this holy land. And if this upcoming release from ARION is anything to go by, then their place in the Finnish metal hall of fame is secured. ARION‘s latest release Life Is Not … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Arion – Life Is Not Beautiful