Finland’s power metal masters Stratovarius have returned after seven years of silence. Was Survive worth the wait? Let’s find out. Continue reading
Lions! Elephants! Creepy clowns! The circus is back in town, led by Battle Beast. Come one, come all! Continue reading
From the cold north of southern Finland (wait, what?) comes Havukruunu with their third release, fusing viking metal with black and adding big, manly choirs to the mix, making this one of the more enjoyable extreme metal releases of the year. Continue reading
It’s taken Finnish metal band Sonata Arctica 24 years to reach album number ten. Is it any good? Let’s investigate.