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HRH Vikings Festival II 2019 Headliner Announced:

The Norse Wind is Rising: HRH Vikings Festival II Announces Their Initial Shield Wall. The Second Coming is upon us: All hail HRH Vikings II. HRH – Europe’s leading residential provider – debuted HRH Vikings last weekend: a stage-storming, genre-crossing, alloy of five – count ’em: FIVE! – forms of …

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Heavy Scotland Festival, Edinburgh Corn Exchange, 1st and 2nd April 2017

Being an Edinburgh resident and finding out last year there was to be a heavy metal festival weekend in my home city I couldn’t help but think it was some kind of a wind up.  It was to start on 1st April and this is Edinburgh after all; the city of the world-renowned arts festival …

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HEAVY SCOTLAND adds Finntroll, Destruction, Fleshgod Apocalypse and Ingested

HEAVY SCOTLAND just got all the heavier with the addition of Finntroll, Destruction, Fleshgod Apocalypse and Ingested. Held at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange between the 1st-2nd April, they join the already hard hitting line-up that’s set to make this the go-to Scottish metal festival in 2017. They join: Behemoth (UK/EIRE Exclusive) …

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Blastfest confirms more acts

Blastfest 2015 updated poster

The second annual Blastfest – being held in Bergen, Norway from February 19 – 21 – has confirmed six more acts. Dark Tranquility join At The Gates, Paradise Lost, Satan, Dead To This World, The Sickening and Byfrost as the latest tranche of acts to be added to a bill …

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BLASTFEST Adds Seven More Bands To The Lineup

Norway’s Blastfest has just unveiled another seven great reasons why you need to book the 19th – 21st of February 2015 off work. Today the festival organisers announce the addition of seven more bands to the billing including Finnish folk metal upstarts Finntroll, melodic black metal sextet Moonsorrow and Ireland’s men …

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Finntroll – Natten Med De Levande Finntroll

If there’s one band that conjures up the image of “folk metal”, it’s Helsinki, Finland natives and genre pillars Finntroll. Finntroll has a new release out: Natten Med De Levande Finntroll, a toothy 19-tune live album showcasing the band in full glory, performing at Amsterdam’s prestigious Melkweg Concert Hall on …

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FINNTROLL Announce Debut Live Album ‘Natten Med De Levande Finntroll’ (Night With The Living Finntroll)

Recorded at the prestigious Melkweg in Amsterdam and mixed & mastered by the legendary Finnish team of Mikko Karmila & Mika Jussila (Nightwish, Children Of Bodom, etc.), ‘Natten Med De Levande…’ is Finntroll’s first live album, showing this hugely influential outfit where they function best – onstage and in the …

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AMEN to return for a UK festival exclusive appearance at Alt-Fest, plus Paradise Lost confirmed

Twenty years since their formation, controversial metal-punk outfit AMEN are coming back together for a very special set at Alt-Fest, 15th – 17th August 2014 at Boughton Estate, Kettering. This UK festival exclusive appearance is the first of many new additions to the event including a new headliner for the …

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Finntroll interview with Vreth and Tundra, 4/10/13

Deep into their 36 date European tour, Finntroll decended on the UK.  Ahead of their show in Bilston, I spoke to Vreth and Tundra about their current tour and their upcoming North American tour, unexploded bombs, gas explosions and Finntroll on ice. Apologies for the sound quality towards the end …

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Finntroll, Tỳr and Skámöld @ The Robin 2, Bilston, 4/10/13

Bilston…yes I wasn’t sure where it was either as I headed towards Wolverhampton on the train.  Only a short journey away from both Wolverhampton and Birmingham, Bilston has a gem of a venue that you just don’t get in London – and for us living in London, that’s a bad …

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Finntroll – Interview with Mathias (vreth)

Following the release of their new album Blodsvept, I spoke to Mathias from Finntroll about the new album and their upcoming European tour starting,  with some random questions thrown in for good measure. Finntroll will be playing at the Underworld in Camden on 13th May so go onto the venue’s website and …

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FINNTROLL – Blodsvept

Hailing from Finland this black/folk metal band are due to go on tour later this year and this, their latest offering, is a good indication of why you should buy yourself a ticket now. Blodsvept, is FINNTROLL’s sixth studio album which is due out on 25th March. Formed in 1997 …

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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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