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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...

Blind Channel: The Violent Pop Revolution is Underway.

The violent pop revolution is underway and Eurovision confirmed it! We've been following Blind Channel for over 6 years now and it's been a one hell of a journey. Read our editorial about Blind Channel's musical exploits over the past decade here...

PREMIERE: Kaira – Seitsemän

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

Musicalypse has merged with Tuonela Magazine!

Hi there! I'm Bear Wiseman, the former owner and editor-in-chief of Musicalypse. I'm here to tell you that we have proudly joined forces with...

Women’s Day Special: A conversation with Bini Silvennoinen, Sanna Sola, & Netta Laurenne

March 8th marks International Women's Day every year: a day to celebrate the achievements of women and raise awareness about gender equality. Apart from...

25 Finnish songs to celebrate womanhood

March 8th marks International Women's Day every year: a day to celebrate the achievements of women and raise awareness about gender equality. Finland is known to be one of the leading countries in...

Marko Hietala and an industry of shit

What a start to 2021. First we lose the legendary Alexi Laiho (ex-CHILDREN OF BODOM, BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT), and now we hear that the...