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Affection Fan The Flames In “Thousand Mirrors”

Fire! Fire! Fire! There is plenty of it in Affection‘s new video for “Thousand Mirrors” from their forthcoming album. Add in imagery that recalls elements of Poltergeist and The Ring, and the chugging guitars offer an ominous soundtrack with vocalist Andy H.C. singing from behind the flames. Keep an eye on the Finnish four-piece and their debut coming later this year.

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MEGADETH REFUSES TO PLAY FESTIVAL IF SALMON IS BEING SERVED / REFUSE TO TAKE THE STAGE WHILE SECOND STAGE IS MAKING NOISE

MEGADETH REFUSES TO PLAY FESTIVAL IF SALMON IS BEING SERVED / REFUSE TO TAKE THE STAGE WHILE SECOND STAGE IS MAKING NOISE

Reports are filtering in about (yet another) alleged infamous Mega-Dave incident, this time taking place in Oulu, Finland.  In an interview with Qstock organizer Mikko Forstén, YLEX confirmed that via the band’s tour manager, Dave Mustaine indeed refused to perform at the festival if the VIP tent was serving salmon. Lucky for all the festival-goers, salmon was apparently not on the menu in the

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TUSKA: WAKE THE FUCK UP! | SAM ROON LIVE TWEETS FROM THE FESTIVAL!

The dark tide has come in and an ocean of black can be seen permeating every nook and cranny of what even the Swedes refer to as the metal capital of the world, Helsinki, Finland.  Tuska Open Air Metal Festival kicks off today in traditional style, with the beer section of every supermarket being pummeled by thirsty concertgoers, followed by a

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FINNISH INDEPENDENCE DAY: 3 BANDS FROM FINLAND TO GET EXCITED ABOUT!

Today is Finnish Independence Day!  In 1917 Finland declared their independence from Russia and has been producing some of the world’s best metal bands ever since!  Okay, so part of that is in a grey area, but it sounded good! Anyway, in honor of their independence, I decided to pick a few Finnish bands you might not know about and

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6 Bands You Should Know About

6 BANDS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AND MIGHT NOT

It’s no secret that in the metal blogging world we pseudo-journalists have a great deal of access to an arsenal of music.  With that exposure comes accessibility to some of the best and worst music available, and we do our best to help take the shining stars (in our opinion) and show them to you.  At SkullsNBones we post about

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CHILDREN OF BODOM POST QUICK UPDATE ON NEW ALBUM

Children of Bodom‘s Alexi Laiho (Guitars/Vocals) and Janne Warman (Keyboards) took a quick break in the studio to post an amusing and informative :43 second clip on their Facebook page, updating fans on the status of their as-of-yet unnamed 8th album. To quote the gentlemen of Bodom, the “shit is sounding really fucking good” and “it sounds heavy as fuck

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IT’S TIME TO MAKE THE DMV METAL!

Everyone knows that the USA is the greatest, bestest, prettiest, most eco-friendly, smartest, healthiest and most non-violent country that Jesus fucking Christ put on the face of the planet (or something like that).  But our failings are exemplified in Finland’s outdoing the USA in being the best at Motor Vehicle Education. Wait what?  What the fuck does this have to

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HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY, FINLAND!

On this day in 1917, Finland declared its independence from Soviet Russia. Let’s celebrate by jamming out to our favorite Finnish bands!

IT’S TIME TO MAKE THE DMV METAL!

Everyone knows that the USA is the greatest, bestest, prettiest, most eco-friendly, smartest, healthiest and most non-violent country that Jesus fucking Christ put on the