The Eye of Stone: Interview with Amorphis’ Tomi Koivusaari

"We didn't want to place any limits on ourselves"

Acoustic Adventures with Sonata Arctica’s Tony Kakko

Sonata Arctica are a Finnish metal band started in 1995 under the name Tricky Beans. With 10 studio albums in their discography, and a...

Bodom After Midnight – Paint the Sky with Blood

A last hurrah by an enormously talented artist.

Stone Mammoth – Stone Mammoth

An above-average debut

Convulse – Deathstar

As they approach the thirtieth anniversary of their debut, the Finnish group Convulse have a solid set of songs to show how far they've...

Bringers of Pain – An Interview with Eero of Battle Beast

"If you don't have any good ideas, just work with your shitty ideas, and at some point something good is going to come out."

A Love Letter to Planet Earth: An Interview with Floor Jansen & Tuomas Holopainen

"There are no certain facts in art, like there are in science. That's the beautify of it."

Nobody – Gospel of the Goat

Many bands have been praised for treading new ground in a genre. The addition of new elements can revitalize antiquated sounds, while also allowing...

King Satan – I Want You To Worship Satan

There are a lot of great industrial metal bands out there. King Satan aren't one of them.

Mustan Kuun Lapset – Saatto

As the band retired about a decade ago, the appearance of a new album from the Finnish outfit of Mustan Kuun Lapset (MKL) comes...


The Dark Side of Business: An Interview with Scott Ian Lewis of Carnifex

Scott Ian Lewis on the dangerous state of live music, comics, and Necromanteum

Get Ready for Wacken 2023

Get ready to unleash your metal power because Wacken Open Air is back with a bang for its 2023 edition! Mark your calendars for...