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2021 IN CONCERT PHOTOS

2020 surely was a bust when it comes down to concerts, while 2021 wasn't quite back to our normal standards, there were a lot more shows, festival, and events our team of photographers was able to attend. Here are some of our favorite photo memories of 2021 from our photographers!

Tuonela Magazine’s Annual Staff Picks (2021): Jani Lehtinen’s Edition

More lists today! Here are the lists of our journalist, Jani Lehtinen.

2021 IN MUSIC: Sami Hinkka (Ensiferum, Metal De Facto, ssSHhh)

We talked with bass player Sami Hinkka (Ensiferum, Metal De Facto, ssSHhh) about what 2021 meant for him musically. Read the interview here...

Tuonela Magazine’s Annual Staff Picks: Peter Jerman’s Edition

We're back with our annual lists. Today we're sharing our journalist Peter Jerman's list. Check out his favorites of 2021 here...

Tuonela Magazine’s Annual Staff Picks (2021): editor-in-chief’s edition

More lists coming your way, this time our editor-in-chief's favorites of 2021. Check them out here...

10 Christmas rock/metal songs from 2021 to get you in the holiday spirit.

We wish you a Merry Christmas! To get you into the right mood, we collected a few songs for your Christmas playlist tomorrow. Check them out here....

10 most surprising collaborations of 2021

This year there have been many surprising and unexpected collaborations between musicians from different corners and niches of the rock and metal scene. We have put together a list of ten such intriguing team-ups. Check it out here:

2021 IN MUSIC: James Lascelles (Wheel)

2021 is slowly coming to an end, so we asked a few artists what their year looked like, first one up is singer/guitarist James Lascelles of progressive metal act Wheel.

READERS POLL: Best album of 2021

It's that time of the year again where you get a say in what you thought was the greatest album of 2021. Let us know what your favorite album of this year was.

VINCENT HATES EVERYTHING: Iron Maiden – Senjutsu

Our saltiest writer, Vincent, is back again, hating on everything the rest of us love. Today's episode of Vincent Hates Everything involves Iron Maiden's "Senjutsu"...

Vincent Hates Everything: Miley Cyrus ft. WATT, Elton John, Yo-Yo Ma, Robert Trujillo, & Chad Smith: Nothing Else Matters (Metallica cover)

Here's a song that needs no introduction. Depending on who you ask, METALLICA's "Nothing Else Matters" is either a bona fide modern rock classic,...

UNLEASHED: Everfrost share the story from Winterider

When you say "winter anime adventure" in the same sentence as "power metal," you're liable to turn some heads. A few years ago, under the Musicalypse name, we delved into the story behind Everfrost's first album, "Blue Eyed Emotion." Today, we're back again with the band's latest album, "Winterider," which was release 2 years ago today. Check out the unleashed story here...

BOOK REVIEW: Matti Riekki – North from Here: The Sentenced Story

Non-Finnish fans of Sentenced have been waiting a long time to have a chance to read "Täältä Pohjoiseen" in English. Last month, Matti Riekki's "North from Here: The Sentenced Story" was finally released in English. Read our review here...

PRELISTENING: Oceanhoarse – Dead Reckoning

We know that Oceanhoarse was snatched up recently by Noble Demon, and this collaboration bears its fruit tomorrow, with the release of "Dead Reckoning"! Read our thoughts on the album from the pre-listening session here...

What to expect at Dark River Festival 2021

Planning to go to Dark River Festival but are not sure what bands you should definitely check out? No worries, we prepared a festival guide for you! Discover more about the bands playing at the festival here...

What to expect at SaariHelvetti 2021

Still trying figuring out what bands you should check out at Saarihelvetti? We can help you with our festival guide! Here's what to expect at Saarihelvetti 2022...

25 Truly Awesome Cover Songs

Today we look at 25 cover songs worth checking out!

PLAYLIST OF MY LIFE: Merel, Joey, & David (Dear Mother)

After leaving DELAIN, Merel Bechtold and Joey Marin de Boer found their match in vocalist David "Pear" Hruska, and started a brand new band, Dear Mother. Their debut effort, "Bulletproof," will be released on July 16th, 2021. We asked the band some questions about their favorite music. Here is their playlist of my life...

PREMIERE: Jatala – Structure

Even though Finnish metal act Jatala are releasing their new single, "Structure," tomorrow, you have the chance of listening to it beforehand. Listen to the premiere here...

PREMIERE: Vansidian – Code of Shame

Having already garnered over 5.5 thousand views with their impressive and ambitious debut release, "Stormweaver," VANSIDIAN are back again with their latest offering! "Code...