PORTFOLIO: The Best of Bear Wiseman


Bear Wiseman has been a music journalist since the end of 2011, when she joined Musicalypse.net. She became the editor-in-chief of Musicalypse in 2012. She joined Tuonela Magazine in 2019 as their English editor and merged the sites in 2021. Here is a sample collection of some of her best work in music journalism:


(2016) UNLEASHED: Machinae Supremacy reveal the story behind “Phantom Shadow”

(2019) UNLEASHED: Everfrost reveal the story behind “Blue Eyed Emotion”

(2021) UNLEASHED: Everfrost reveal the story behind “Winterider”

(2022) UNLEASHED: Lost in Grey reveal the story behind “The Grey Realms”

Special Features

SPECIAL FEATURE: Ten Years of Tuska Open Air

BLIND CHANNEL: The Violent Pop Revolution is Underway


(2022) Burning Holes in Time: Mindspace (dual single)

(2021) Volymian: War Machines

(2021) Vansidian: Code of Shame


(2015) Interview with Machinae Supremacy

(2020) Interview with Arjen Lucassen

(2020) Interview with Altamullan Road

(2022) Interview with Classless Act

Live Reports

(2015) Ayreon: The Theater Equation @ Luxor Theater, Rotterdam

(2016) Blind Channel with Ember Falls @ Virgin Oil Co., Helsinki

(2017) Ayreon Universe @ 013 Poppodium, Tilburg

(2017) Devin Townsend Project @ Ancient Roman Theater, Plovdiv

Stream Reports

(2020) Tuska Utopia #1: Turmion Kätilöt @ Suvilahti

(2021) Classical Trancelations @ Helsinki City Hall

(2021) Noora Louhimo Experience @ G LiveLab

Album Reviews

(2017) Ayreon – The Source

(2020) Cory Marks – Who I Am

(2020) Unleash the Archers – Abyss

(2022) Ember Falls – Ruins



(2016) Why “One Day in the Universe” is the Best Modern Love Song

(2020) Brave New World: A Life-Altering Comeback

2021’s Top 10 Empowerment Anthems

5 Cover Songs from 2021 You Should Totally Check Out

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