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2021 IN MUSIC: Merel Bechtold (Dear Mother, ex-Delain)

Merel Bechtold (Dear Mother) told us how she experienced 2021. Read it here...

2021 IN MUSIC: Eero Maijala (Edge Of Haze)

If you were wondering what progressive metal act Edge of Haze has been up to in 2021, say no more! We asked bass player Eero Maijala what the year looked like for him.

2021 IN MUSIC: Juho Jokimies (Blame Me, Thy Row)

2021 has been a busy year for bass player Juho Jokimies. Not only did he release the debut full-length record of the alternative rock act Blame Me!, but he also released the debut effort with heavy metal band Thy Row. We asked him a few questions about how he experienced the year. Read the complete interview here...

2021 IN MUSIC: Miki Kalske (Shiraz Lane)

Having recently released a new song, "Fake Perfection," we know that Finnish hard rockers of SHIRAZ LANE are planning to release a new album...

2021 IN MUSIC: Juhis Kauppinen (Merta)

Finnish alternative rock band MERTA released their second full-length album, “Minä,” via Playground Music in November. We talked with singer Juhis Kauppinen about how 2021 has been for the band. Read the complete interview here...

2021 IN MUSIC: Arde Teronen (Temple Balls)

Despite having been active in Finland for quite a while, hard rock/heavy metal act TEMPLE BALLS released their debut album, "Pyromide" in 2021. We talked with vocalist Arde Teronen about how he and the band experienced 2021. Read the complete interview her...

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...

2021 IN MUSIC: Power Paladin

You may have heard of Power Paladin's recent signing with Atomic Fire! We asked the power metal band a few questions about how 2021 was for them and what the future holds in 2022. Read the interview here...

2021 IN MUSIC: Kappe Koutonen (Dirt)

We asked heavy metal act Dirt a couple of questions about 2021! Read the complete interview with guitarist Kappe Koutonen here...

2021 IN MUSIC: Magnus Henriksson (Knights Of The Realm)

One of 2021's newest bands is Knights of the Realm. We asked guitarist Magnus Henriksson how they experienced 2021. Read the complete interview here...

2021 IN MUSIC: Mike Gaspar’s (Seventh Storm)

One of Atomic Fire Record's recent signings is Seventh Storm. We talked with drummer Mike Gaspar about how he experienced 2021 and what we can expect from the band in 2022. Check out the interview here...

2021 IN MUSIC: Lost In Grey

We checked in with Lost In Grey to see how they experienced 2021. Read the complete interview here...

2021 IN MUSIC: Tuomas Heikkinen (Leverage)

2021 also saw a new release from heavy metal act LEVERAGE. The 6-piece released "Above and Beyond." We talked with mastermind Tuomas Heikkinen about how the band has experienced 2021. Read the complete interview here...

2021 IN MUSIC: Viktor Gullichsen (Brymir)

It has been two years since we have heard new music from the Brymir camp. Nevertheless, the band recently got a record deal with Napalm Records and there are possibly new winds on the horizon for the epic metal band in 2022. We talked with vocalist Viktor Gullichsen to see what 2021 was like for him and Brymir. Read the complete interview here...

2021 IN MUSIC: Simulacrum

Simulacrum released "Genesis" earlier this year. We asked the band a few questions about 2021 has been. Read the entire interview 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.

Interview with Omnium Gatherum – “…this band has offered experiences and adventures for a few lifetimes…”

This year, Omnium Gatherum are back with a brand new album "Origin,"  so we got in touch with Markus Vanhala and Jukka Pelkonen to talk about it. We also used this opportunity to delve into the band’s history and legacy. Read the whole interview here:

Interview with Noora Louhimo — “My best advice is, don’t try to be anything else than who you are.”

We had a lovely chat with Battle Beast's Noora Louhimo earlier this year when she released her solo album. Unfortunately, we lost the interview, so we met up during her last live show in Tampere for a do-over! Check out the interview here and be sure to grab tickets to her show at Tavastia tonight!

Interview with Persona – For us, it was very important to have a lot of variety on the new album

With the release of their new and refreshing album “Animal,” I had to check in with Persona not just to get the inside scoop into their latest release, but also to discuss their relocation to Germany and what it means to be an independent band. Check out the full interview here...

Interview with Lordi — “All these genres here are actually ingredients of your standard normal Lordi sound.”

We talked with Mr. Lordi about the upcoming 7 albums "Lordiversity." Watch/read the interview here...