Posts Tagged ‘Finland’

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Children of Bodom + Forever Still + ONI @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

March 24th, 2017

Children of Bodom + Forever Still + ONI

@ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

March 12, 2017

Review by Torbjørn ‘Toby’ Jørstad

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Children of Bodom – Interview with Janne Wirman

March 15th, 2017

Children of Bodom

Interview with Janne Wirman

March 12, 2017 – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

Interview by Torbjørn ‘Toby’ Jørstad

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Dark Sarah – singer and leader Heidi Parviainen

January 28th, 2017

Singer and leader Heidi Parviainen – Dark Sarah

Interviewed by: Anders Sandvall

Thanks to Emil Westerdahl at Inner Wound Recordings for setting up the interview. Thanks to Inner Wound Recordings for the promo pictures of the band.

Heidi Parviainen (ex-Amberian Dawn) and Dark Sarah are back to attack with the brand new album THE PUZZLE. The album is jammed with some excellent cinematic/symphonic metal and is the continuation where the last album BEHIND THE BLACK VEIL left off. The album contains vocals from some new acquaintances as well as from Manuela Kraller who participated on the debut album BEHIND THE BLACK VEIL. What Heidi has been up to since the last time we spoke, the pledge campaign, the cover art by Jan Yrlund, and if it was hard to write the follow up and the future of the band were the things we talked about. We also talked about why Finland doesn’t like female metal….read more about what Heidi has to say down below.

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Ensiferum – Interview with Petri Lindroos

December 7th, 2016

Ensiferum

Interview with Petri Lindroos

December 6, 2016 – Electric Brixton, London

Interview by Torbjørn ‘Toby’ Jørstad

Ensiferum One Man Army promo

Petri Lindroos, frontman of Finnish folk metal pioneers Ensiferum was kind enough to sit down with Metal-Rules prior to their show in London this Tuesday. We talked about their recent acoustic tour, the upcoming album, and pros and cons of wearing a kilt on stage.

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Posted in 2016, Interviews | Comments (0)

Ravenia – Singer Armi Päivinen

July 25th, 2016

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Singer Armi Päivinen – Ravenia

Interviewed by: Anders Sandvall

Thanks to Emil Westerdahl at Inner Wound Recordings for setting up the interview. Thanks to Inner Wound Recordings for the promo pictures of the band.

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From Finland comes Ravenia, a symphonic/film-score metal (according to them) act that released their debut album BEYOND THE WALLS OF DEATH at the end of April 2016. When I listened to the album I thought it sounded like the soundtrack to a fantasy movie and was nothing like I’d ever heard before. That woke up my curiosity and I decided to get to know more about the band by contacting singer Armi Päivinen to ask if she’d like to conduct an interview. Besides the usual instrumental line up, the band also contains a string section which feels really unusual for a metal act. Armi and I talked about the album, the future for the band as well as their label, Inner Wound Records. If you want to have a somewhat unexpected musical experience then check out Ravenia. The review of BEYOND THE WALLS OF DEATH is also available on Metal-Rules.com.

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Amorphis @ Islington Academy, London

April 10th, 2016

Amorphis

Islington Academy, London

23 March 2016

Review by Demitri Levantis
Photography by Carina Martins

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AMORPHIS

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Tuska 2016 – July 1-3

April 10th, 2016

This summer, yet again, Metal-Rules.com will be attending and covering the mighty Tuska open air festival in Helsinki, Finland!

Tuska 2016

Tuska 2016

Below are the bands for each day. This is of course subject to change, and exact running times will be posted to the official Tuska page here: www.tuska-festival.fi

Fri 1.7.
Avantasia, Testament, Behemoth, Kvelertak, Swallow The Sun, Cain’s Offering, Lordi, Delain, Cattle Decapitation, Mantar, Beast In Black, Bendover, Whorion, Blaakyum

Sat. 2.7.
Ghost, Anthrax, Stam1na, Turmion Kätilöt, Primordial, With The Dead, Havok, Tsjuder, Circle, Lord Vicar, Omnium Gatherum, Brymir, Crimson Sun, Mørket, Fuck-Ushima, Swallow The Sun

Sun 3.7.
Children Of Bodom, Katatonia, Hatebreed, Gojira, Diablo, Myrkur, Mörbid Vomit, Swallow The Sun

More Artists to be announced on the festival’s page!

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Mustasch with support act Santa Cruz on Testosterone Tour 2015 – Swedish tour Kulturbolaget Malmo, Sweden

January 12th, 2016

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Mustasch
Testosterone Tour 2015 – Swedish tour
Santa Cruz – support act

Kulturbolaget
Malmo, Sweden
28/11 – 2015

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Ensiferum – Interview with Petri Lindroos

April 8th, 2015

Interview with Petri Lindroos of Ensiferum

Interviewed on March 21 2015 @ O2 Islington, London
by Demitri Levantis

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Ensiferum

Finland’s folk metal force Ensiferum dropped by London’s O2 Islington Academy on Tuesday 24 March to promote their sixth album, One Man Army. I caught up with their vocalist/ guitarist Petri Lindroos to discuss the album, upcoming shows, touring and the state of the metal world and the music industry today.

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Thyrien – lead singer/guitarist Oskari Koivisto

June 26th, 2014

 Lead singer/guitarist Oskari Koivisto – Thyrien

 Interviewed by: Anders Sandvall

Thanks to Tom Hack for getting this interview done.
Thanks to Massacre Records for providing the promo pics

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Thyrien origins from the land of the thousand lakes -Finland and is a brand new battle/folk metal act that currently released their debut album titled HYMNS OF THE MORTALS – SONGS FROM THE NORTH. Me and lead singer/guitarist Oskari Koivisto hooked up and had a talk about the bands history, the debut album and the guests appearances on it and what the band is up to next. If you’re into folk metal with death metal influences then check out the music of Thyrien.

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JUDAS PRIEST with special quest Hammerfall : Ice Hall, Helsinki, FINLAND

April 28th, 2012

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JUDAS PRIEST

with special quest HAMMERFALL

The 22nd of April 2012

Ice Hall Helsinki

FINLAND

REVIEW AND PICS ARTO LEHTINEN AND MARKO SYRJALA


There are still a few basic elements left in life, which are invariable and stand up to the test of time. The same thing can be referred to the classic heavy metal bands like Judas Priest. The band is still as strong and vital as ever although original guitarist and founding member K.K Downing pulled out of Priest before the massive farewell Epitaph tour kicked off in last June. However, he was then replaced by a young bloke Richie Faulkner who does have live experiences working in other bands though. Faulkner’s contribution to Judas Priest was now introduced to the massive fan base of Judas Priest around the globe with a great response. Before the defenders of the metal faith unleashed the metal meltdown, the Swedish Hammerfall let the hammer fall in the ancient godforsaken Ice Hall in Helsinki.

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Nightwish on Imaginerium European Tour 2012 at Falconer Theater Copenhagen, Denmark

April 26th, 2012

 

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Nightwish – headline

Imaginerium European Tour 2012 – first leg

Battle Beast – special guest

Eklipse – support act

Falconer Theater

Copenhagen

Denmark

11/4 – 2012

Live review and live pictures by: Anders Sandvall

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Imperia – singer Helena Iren Michaelsen

August 14th, 2011

 

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Singer Helena Iren Michaelsen  from Imperia

Interviewed by: Anders Sandvall

Thanks to Tom Hack at Massacre Records for setting up the interview.

Thanks to Massacre Records for providing the promo pics.

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Imperia is the name of a great goth metal act that recently released their brilliant third album entitled SECRET PASSION. I was given the opportunity to hook up with the bands singer Helena Iren Michaelsen (ex- Trail Of Tears) and we sat down to talk about the new album, the label and her thoughts on performing live as well as some more personal questions about Helena herself. If you’re into goth metal, make sure to listen to SECRET PASSION really soon.

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Helloween with Stratovarius at The 7 Sinners World Tour, European tour Mejeriet Lund Sweden

January 14th, 2011

 

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Helloween

The 7 Sinners World Tour, European tour.

Stratovarius – special guest

Avatar – support act

Mejeriet

Lund Sweden

8/12 – 2010

Reviewed and live pictures by: Anders Sandvall

 

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Michael Monroe on Another Night In The Sun Tour 2010 at Kb Malmoe, Sweden

November 22nd, 2010

 

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Michael Monroe

Another Night In The Sun Tour 2010

Kulturbolaget

Malmoe

Sweden

12/10-2010

 

Reviewed and live photos by: Anders Sandvall

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