Tag Archives: Helsinki

Metal Review: Black .44 – No Blanks (2015)

Black .44 - No Blanks

Helsinki, Finland’s stoner metal act (you do not hear that genre from that location too often) Black .44 has released their debut album, No Blanks, and it is one that metal fans should unite on. The Finnish foursome plays their brand of music hard and heavy focusing on the power of the riff and an

Metal Review: Krypts – Unending Degradation (2013)

Helsinki, Finland’s death metal beasts Krypts are set to unleash their debut full-length release, “Unending Degradation,” on February 19, 2013 via Dark Descent Records. Since their inception in 2009, into their 2011 EP, they have proven that they are ready to be a mainstay in the death metal genre for the foreseeable future. “Unending Degradation”

Finntroll Reveal Details of New Album Blodsvept

Helsinki, Finland-based folk metal band Finntroll’s label Century Media has officially revealed the details about the band’s highly awaited new album. The brand new album is entitled “Blodsvept” and will be released on March 25, 2013 in Europe. The painting was done by the band’s guitarist Skrymer (who also did the artwork for the band’s

Black Light Discipline Live Photos From Finland by TJ Fowler of Fowler Photography

In the band’s lifespan, this Kuopio / Helsinki based group has developed their unique sound. Becoming more and more active, BLD is pushing the envelope every time playing live. There has been a good number of praising reviews about the level of energy on stage and as it seems, the hunger is not subsiding. The

Metal Review: Kuolemanlaakso – Uljas Uusi Maailma (2012)

With a November 23 release date, the debut album from Finnish band Kuolemanlaakso will hit the shelves via Svart Records. Kuolemanlaakso is a band featuring members of Chaosweaver, Swallow the Sun and Barren Earth, so you know that the music will be heavy. Until listening to the release though, I had no idea how good

Music Review: The 69 Eyes – X (2012)

The aptly titled X, is the tenth studio album by the “Helsinki Vampires,” aka the gothic rock band The 69 Eyes. Having had their hands in various genres of rock and metal over the years (including their early glam metal days), the The 69 Eyes used to be quite diverse, but no so much anymore.