When I heard the music of MANTAR, the duo from Germany, for the first time, I
Interview with Keoma — “When we hopped on stage and saw the crowd, I thought this is gonna be a good day. It was.”
Keoma, formed in Helsinki in 2008, is a six-piece progressive metal band. The guys have
Interview with Omnium Gatherum — “If you don’t feel like challenging yourself, top your past work, then you already lost the game.”
Finland’s Omnium Gatherum formed in 1996 and emerged from a vibrant European metal scene with
Interview with Shiraz Lane — “The main difference between intimate shows and big stages is that when we are playing at a big stage, I catch myself looking at the back of the hall to see how many people are there and often wonder where the hell all those people came from.”
Shiraz Lane has been busy ever since their latest album “Carnival Days” was released. The
Beast In Black made an announcement that Oceanhoarse would join them during their first two
Interview with Wheel — "I think it’s very hard to articulate in 140 characters on Twitter or through a series of Instagram photographs what value we add to the scene or why people might be interested in what we are doing. "
Wheel are based in Helsinki, Finland and have been working together since 2015. After releasing
If you like that grim, dark and eerie atmosphere that expresses our internal battles, then
Interview with After Forest — "I really try to push myself to make things happen now, because it's so easy to stay in your own comfort zone and not actually do anything that could improve your career, and before you realize it's been yet another year with the same old songs in the same rehearsal place."
After Forest is a progressive metal band from Vaasa, which was founded in 2007. “Act I”, the
Interview with Fear of Domination — "I feel the music, I feel the audience and I’m there for the audience, I want to give them a reason to smile tomorrow and I want to feel alive on the stage."
Formed in 2006, Fear of Domination has released their new album “Metanoia” in the beginning
INTERVIEW: Dyecrest — "When record sales were still huge, you had the labels who would guide you, but now you have to be the captain of your own ship."
In 2004 hard rock act Dyecrest managed to surprise Finland with their debut album. The
Interview with Vile Caliber – "If you can, just put ear plugs on, crank it to the max and just go for it."
May 2017 – Nosturi is packed up with a lot of supporters. Supporters as in
I’m sitting here together with Evil Drive in the heart of Helsinki. I had never
Their story started some years ago, with only an EP released, Shiraz Lane managed to tour the
Interview with Harakiri for the Sky – "Life can’t step forward until all the old chapters are closed."
Founded in 2011 in Vienna, Austria, Harakiri For The Sky has created a unique mixture of melancholy
Interview with Beast in Black – "Songs are like a playground, in fact writing music is like a playground, you know, the whole experience with music is also a lot of fun!"
Finally a new chapter for guitarist and composer Anton Kabanen has been turned and so far the
Interview with Steve Maher – "Having the whole world at one's finger tips has very much changed how we listen to music but also how we reach out for it."
Steve Maher is an award winning visual and relational artist from Limerick, Ireland based in
Interview with Emily Harris – "If there were gender equality in the metal scene, then I wouldn’t have decided to make this film."
While growing up, Atlanta-based artist Emily Harris always was the typical ‘outsider’. From the age of
Interview with WEDNESDAY 13 – “Are you willing to gamble it all just because you love music that much?”
NORTH CAROLINA, 1996 – “Somewhere out there, deep in the dark of the night. Creatures
Who doesn’t remember the iconic lion on the cover of Battle Beast‘s very first full-length
Interview with Santa Cruz – "You have to set your goals as high that even if you get only half way, you get pretty far. Never settle for less."
Interview with Johnny and Middy Cruz from Santa Cruz at RockFest, Vantaa, Finland.