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Amberian Dawn – Innuendo

Scandinavian symphonic metal mostly hinges quite fundamentally on a dominant frontwoman, of which Amberian Dawn’s seventh opus ‘Innuendo’ is a prime example. Fear not, this is not another carbon copy Nightwish-come-Delain.  Amberian Dawn are bursting with attitude and self-assurance that accompanies Capri Virkkunen’s bewilderingly diverse vocals. With air punch-inducing, heavy …

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Ensiferum Announce Dates in UK and Ireland in February 2016

Ensiferum Announce Dates in UK and Ireland in February 2016 Finnish Metal warriors ENSIFERUM have just announced dates in the UK and Ireland kicking off in Bristol on February 18, 2015. Sami Hinkka Comments: “Hi folks! We are extremely happy to announce that in February 2016 we shall raid UK …

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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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Ensiferum Announces European Tour in October

Ensiferum Announces European Tour in October Finnish Metal heroes Ensiferum have announced another European tour for October. This time the band will be conquering Switzerland, France, Spain and Portugal and perform a total of 13 shows! Ensiferum 13/10/15 CH – Zürich – Komplex 14/10/15 FR – Marseille – Le Moulin 15/10/15 ES …

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Ensiferum Interview, April 2015

A band composed of collaborative writers, excellent arrangers, and fantastic musicians, titan Finnish folk metal band Ensiferum recently treated the world to it’s latest release, One Man Army. In 2015, the band celebrated 20 years together, partially with the release of One Man Army, their critically-acclaimed release for Metal Blade …

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Arttu ‘Archie’ Kuosmanen, Santa Cruz – Interview 13th March 2014

@louelladeville_ @planetmosh interview with @ArchieCruzz frontman with @SantaCruzBand All the way from Finland and currently on  a tour of the U.K. with Voodoo Six. PlanetMosh caught up with frontman Archie for an interview/chat ahead of the show at Sound Control, Manchester. Whose idea was it to form the band? It was …

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Reckless Love – Spirit

Reckless Love are a Finnish Glam Rock band who these days do their own music and songs, after initially starting out as Reckless Life, a Guns N’ Roses tribute. Olli Herman, their very good-looking (he’s like the male equivalent of Pamela Anderson) frontman joined Crashdiet for a time before concentrating …

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Wintersun – Time I

Not many bands can say it’s taken eight years between debut and sophomore album but Finnish metallers Wintersun have finally returned with the first part of their epic concept album, Time. It’s something akin to a fantasy soundtrack and wouldn’t sound out of place as the musical backdrop to the …

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Oddland – The Treachery of the Senses

Oddland have taken a long route to get to their debut release, “The Treachery of the Senses” under Century Media. Launched in 2002 as a rock-oriented band with leanings towards grunge, releasing three demos over the past ten years in 2004 (Against All Odds), 2007 (Connection Critical Behind) and 2010 (Away …

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