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TROLLHORN TROLLS THE WORLD

Yesterday it was announced that H&M has started putting fake metal bands on their clothing to pander to alt folks who don’t know anything about the scene they’re half-assedly trying to emulate. Strong Scene Productions, sensing an opportunity to capitalize on the ignorance of fashionistas and metalheads alike, pretended to represent the fake bands advertised by H&M and released a

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FINNTROLL “NATTEN MED DE LEVANDE FINNTROLL: LIVE AT MELKWEG, AMSTERDAM”

Unfortunately for my neighbors – I live on the third floor – there’s nothing like the death metal polka and the dancing it induces to keep them up at night.  As expected of the endlessly touring folk metal masters Finntroll, Natten Med De Levande Finntroll, a recording of their performance at Amderstam’s Melkweg Concert Hall on September 20, 2008, is an

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BEAST DOMINATOR SAYS FAREWELL TO FINNTROLL

According to a succinct post on Samu “Beast Dominator” Ruotsalainen’s Facebook page, the drummer has decided to move on to greener pastures. Curiously enough, Finntroll has not officially commented on Ruotsalainen’s departure yet, despite the fact that his announcement was made more than 10 hours ago. Nonetheless, it appears that the split is amicable, judging by the tone of Henri

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FINNTROLL, BLACKGUARD, METSATÖLL NORTH AMERICAN TOUR ANNOUNCED!

“Lock up your rum, women and men of god indeed, for Finntroll will be touring the US and Canada with our friends Blackguard and Metsatöll!!” That comes straight from the guys in Finntroll on their new North American tour! Not excited enough yet? The guys in Blackguard added this statement as well, “We’re long overdue to tear it up with

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FINNTROLL TO KICK OFF NORTH AMERICAN WINTER TOUR THIS NOVEMBER

Photo credit: Jarmo Katila Photography. American folkhead ladies, our prayers have been answered. Finntroll, along with Blackguard and Metsatöll, will embark on a month-long tour of the United States and Canada starting this November. Last month, a post on Finntroll’s Facebook page alluded to an upcoming U.S. tour, and today the dates have been confirmed. They are as follows: November

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FINNTROLL ALBUM ART AND TRACK LISTING REVEALED

The album art and track list for Finntroll’s newest album, Blodsvept, is finally here! Blodsvept‘s cover art, as usual, was drawn and painted by Finntroll guitarist Samuli “Skrymer” Ponsimaa and is extraordinarily and appropriately creepy. Blodsvept, Finntroll’s sixth album, was recorded in during late 2011 and will be released on March 25 in Europe and March 26 in North America.

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TOP TEN SONGS ABOUT THE APOCALYPSE

Photo credit: TheTruthseeker.co.uk. 10. GWAR, “Ragnarok” Sinning feels so fine, you’re running out of time It’s always one hell of a party, when Ragnarok rolls around Ragnarok n’ roll, Ragnarok n’ roll It’s time to trash the planet, Ragnarok battleground GWAR are always good for a good time, to the point that they make the end of the world sound

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FINNTROLL FINISH RECORDING NEW ALBUM

After almost a month of tireless work in the studio and a few technical hiccups, folk metal legends Finntroll have finally completed work on their newest (and still untitled) album. Their newest Facebook status update reflects their collective relief: “Ladies and gentlemen, we have a new Finntroll album! Now we’re gonna crack open a couple of beers, listen to the

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FOLK METAL: WHAT WOMEN WANT

Photo credit: Patrick Lux/AFP/Getty Images. If you go to a lot of shows — say, at least 50 a year — there are certain trends that you’ll begin to notice. They’re not stereotypes, and they’re not necessarily bad, they just are what they are. The first time I was ever directly called out for being the odd one out was

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TROLLHORN TROLLS THE WORLD

Yesterday it was announced that H&M has started putting fake metal bands on their clothing to pander to alt folks who don’t know anything about

BEAST DOMINATOR SAYS FAREWELL TO FINNTROLL

According to a succinct post on Samu “Beast Dominator” Ruotsalainen’s Facebook page, the drummer has decided to move on to greener pastures. Curiously enough, Finntroll

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!

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TOP TEN SONGS ABOUT THE APOCALYPSE

Photo credit: TheTruthseeker.co.uk. 10. GWAR, “Ragnarok” Sinning feels so fine, you’re running out of time It’s always one hell of a party, when Ragnarok rolls

FINNTROLL FINISH RECORDING NEW ALBUM

After almost a month of tireless work in the studio and a few technical hiccups, folk metal legends Finntroll have finally completed work on their

FOLK METAL: WHAT WOMEN WANT

Photo credit: Patrick Lux/AFP/Getty Images. If you go to a lot of shows — say, at least 50 a year — there are certain trends