Wednesday, December 7, 2022


Tuonela Magazine’s Annual Staff Picks (2021): Jana De Boeck’s edition

Last but certainly not least! One more list of 2021's finest music according to our journalist Jana De Boeck.

25 Finnish albums from 2021 that we’ll still listen to in 2022.

2021 may be over, but we'll still keep listening to these records from Finland...

Tuonela Magazine’s Annual Staff Picks (2021): Lassi Saarinen’s edition

It's always interesting to see how varied our staff's tastes in music are. Check out our journalist's, Lassi Saarinen's, favorites of 2021...

Top 10 Songs to Stare Blankly at the Wall With

Partied a little too hard yesterday? We have the perfect playlist for you! Here's a collection of 10 songs to stare blankly at the wall with.

10 Finnish bands to look out for in 2022.

While we're preparing for the new year, we thought we'd share some things to look forward to in 2022. Here are some Finnish bands you should pay attention to next year!

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

Another list! This time of our journalist, Katha. Check out her favorite musical things of 2021 here...

10 Brilliant Discoveries from 2021

With 2022 around the corner, we thought it's only fair to share some of the musical discoveries we made in 2021! Check out our list here...

Tuonela Magazine’s Annual Staff Picks (2021): Andrea Crow’s Edition

Now that the year 2021 is coming to a close, we at Tuonela Magazine, want to share what releases we enjoyed the most. Each of our staff members will share their own lists, and here is the list of Andrea Crow.  

5 cover songs from 2021 that you should check out

There have been a few great cover songs this year, so Bear Wiseman picked her top 5 to share with you, featuring The Georgia Thunderbolts, Noora's Corner, Charlotte Wessels, Ghost, and Machinae Supremacy! Check them out here...


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.


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,...