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Metsatoll

TOP 5 BANDS I’VE SEEN SINCE MY HIATUS

Songkick and Bandsintown do not give a shit that you’re on hiatus — they will still clog up your inbox with show alerts. As such, I ended up going to a few shows even though I was trying to cut back. It worked out pretty great, because it turns out that quality really IS better than quantity. Even though I

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TOP 5 REASONS I’M BACK

Hi everybody, it’s me, She-Wolf. I hope you haven’t all forgotten about me! I took a much-needed break for a while, but now I’ve returned. Here is a list of reasons why I couldn’t quit you after all.

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TUSKA 2014 SCHEDULE FINALIZED, AFTER-PARTY CLUBS AND BANDS ANNOUNCED!

The date is fast approaching! Soon a sea of black will swarm the streets of downtown Helsinki when the annual Tuska Open Air Metal Festival arrives in late June. From thousands of drunken blonde haired people to the heavy music celebration in the metal capital of the world, this festival is always one to experience. Earlier this month the organizers

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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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HAIL OF THE WEEK – HEIDRA

Photo credit: Vibek Raj Maurya. On Heidra’s Facebook page, the band’s interests are listed as “Drinking.” I should have known right then that I’d like these fellas. That, and the folk/Viking metal orientation, of course. Heidra was formed in Copenhagen in 2006, just as I was cutting my little n00b teeth on Finntroll rips across the ocean. By 2008, after

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KORPIKLAANI LEAD SINGER BREAKS FINGER

Jonne Järvelä apparently broke his finger before Korpiklaani could even begin their North American tour with Týr, Moonsorrow, and Metsatöll. The vocalist, somewhat well-known for his boisterous antics on and off the stage, was admitted to a hospital in Queens, New York, where he was diagnosed and apparently released on August 27, one day before the tour kicked off in

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KORPIKLAANI, MOONSORROW, TYR, METSATOLL TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED!

The awesome Korpiklaani has announced the “Manala North American Tour” with direct support coming from from Moonsorrow, Týr and Metsatöll! This run will celebrate the release of Korpiklaani‘s new record, “Manala”, which is coming out on August 14th via Nuclear Blast! So new material will definitely be heard at these shows! Plus, the support bands are incredible live! Don’t miss

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TOP 5 REASONS I’M BACK

Hi everybody, it’s me, She-Wolf. I hope you haven’t all forgotten about me! I took a much-needed break for a while, but now I’ve returned.

HAIL OF THE WEEK – HEIDRA

Photo credit: Vibek Raj Maurya. On Heidra’s Facebook page, the band’s interests are listed as “Drinking.” I should have known right then that I’d like

KORPIKLAANI LEAD SINGER BREAKS FINGER

Jonne Järvelä apparently broke his finger before Korpiklaani could even begin their North American tour with Týr, Moonsorrow, and Metsatöll. The vocalist, somewhat well-known for