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Tuska Festival, Helsinki, Finland. Day Two 1/7/17 Saturday.

We’re here a little earlier than yesterday for what is going to be coined Love Metal Saturday, as Tuska Open Air Metal Festival says farewell to local heroes HIM. The opening act today is Lik.  Saturday’s 1.45pm start is so relaxed that when they come on there’s next to nobody …

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POEM – Album Details, Videoclip and Tour Dates Revealed

POEM – Album Details, Videoclip and Tour Dates Revealed Greek progressive-rock/metal-band POEM will release their new album “Skein Syndrome“ on March 18th, 2016 via ViciSolum Productions. With a wide range of influences, their love for experimentation and a wonderful amalgam of progressive metal, hard hitting riffs and intricate atmospheres, POEM will …

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Nightwish – Wembley Arena, London – 19th December 2015

Tonight was my third time seeing Nightwish on this tour, and having seen how good they are at the moment I was really looking forward to seeing this, the last date on their European tour, and the first time they’ve brought their full show over to the UK.  It’s probably …

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Nightwish – Heineken music hall, Amsterdam – 19th November 2015

I arrived at the venue for tonight’s show to find a huge queue despite the doors having opened some time ago.  The reason soon became apparent – coming not long after the tragic events in Paris, security had been stepped up for tonight’s show with everyone being thoroughly frisked and …

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Amorphis – Under The Red Cloud

With 25 years passing miraculously and the band drifting away from their death metal roots, this doesn’t stop Amorphis excelling in their craft. The Finnish metallers carry something special; the ability to produce variation and to apply all of it into their music. And they have done that especially on …

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Tuska Open Air Festival, Helsinki – Day 2 – Saturday 27/06/2015

It’s an earlier kick-off today at the Tuska Open Air Festival and even though the heavens opened and spilled their disapproval over Helsinki a few hours before the gates opened, it has cleared up and another pleasant day in the concrete cauldron is assured. First up, death metal “open-door supergroup” …

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Nightwish announce only UK show for 2015

Nightwish have announced a headline show at Wembley SSE Arena on the 19th December 2015, which will be their only UK date this year. The band will be making history by being the first ever Finnish band to headline this famous venue. ‘Who would have thought about headlining at Wembley …

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Relapse Records announce first batch of anniversary re-issues

Relapse Records promo pic

Relapse Records have announced details of the first deluxe final re-issues, being released to mark the label’s 25th anniversary.  Throughout 2015, the label will be commemorating the milestone with an extensive reissue campaign, featuring many of their classic and underground titles on deluxe vinyl. The first batch of four albums …

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In Flames join Amorphis, Lamb Of God, and Stratovarius for TUSKA 2015

Gothenburg based IN FLAMES is confirmed to play at Tuska. In 2015 Tuska-festival will be held from 26th to 28th of June at Suvilahti, Helsinki. In Flames is one of the forefathers of death metal and Gothenburg based metal scene. Numerous world tours and 11 studioalbums under their belt the …

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Wacken Open Air releases 2015 Trailer and announces first bands

Wacken Open Air has just released its 2015 trailer featuring footage from the festival and names already confirmed for next year. Bands announced include: TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA and SAVATAGE Only live shows in Europe in 2015! Paul O´Neill and Jon Oliva are coming to W:O:A with their most important projects! Trans-Siberian …

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Amorphis at Bloodstock 2013 – photos

Sunday at Bloodstock saw Amorphis take to the main stage.  Check out these photos of their set.. [flickrapi user=”planet mosh” get=”photoset” id=”72157648469764274″ size=”z” count=”100″]

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Summer Breeze Open Air 2013

Summer Breeze Open Air is about to go into its 16th round. For the seventh time, the metallic breeze will blow in beautiful Dinkelsbuehl, Germany from August 15th to 17th, 2013. As usual, this year’s Summer Breeze will take place over three days on two open air stages on the airfield …

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Hellfest 2013 Clisson, Nantes, France. 21st to 23rd June

Hellfest 2013 takes place on 21/22/23 June at Rue du Champ Louet, 44190 Clisson, France. With a record of 113,000 people attending the festival in 2012, Hellfest has become the 3rd biggest festival in France. The originality of the festival’s artistic project has allowed it to reach an international recognition. Born …

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