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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...

Bear’s Choice: Ten 10/10 Albums (Musicalypse Archive)

Hi there! You may not know me, but I go by Bear Wiseman and I used to be the editor-in-chief of Musicalypse (www.musicalypse.net), an...

The Best Songs of 2020: A Playlist

In our annual lists, we gather the best of the best each year. Each year, we look for the best songs, best albums, best...

25 Finnish albums from 2020 that we’ll still listen to in 2021.

Many music journalists may start their end-of-the-year lists by describing how horrible of a year it was. Yet, when you take a look at...

Alexi Laiho: a Finnish founding father of heavy metal.

January 4th, 2020, started out as a normal day. A couple of hours into the snowy cold morning, a friend and fellow journalist reached...

10 Finnish bands to look out for in 2021

2020 was a very dramatic chapter in the book of life. As dark as its pages may have been, we are looking forward to...