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STRATOVARIUS, LAMA, DREAMTALE, BETRAYAL AT BESPIN ADDED TO TUSKA LINEUP

Finnish power metal giants Stratovarius were added to the Tuska 2013 lineup today, as well as other hometown favorites Lama, Dreamtale, and Betrayal At Bespin. The 3-day festival’s running order has not yet been set in stone, nor has the lineup, but Stratovarius will headline on Sunday, June 30. So far, the Tuska schedule is as follows: Friday, June 28

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TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL 2013 ANNOUNCES TWELVE MORE BANDS!

Tuska Open Air Metal Festival is fast approaching… okay it’s actually seven months away, but still, the anticipation is building! Today the organizers of the fest have added 12 new acts to the lineup already consisting of some pretty awesome acts!  Those groups aside, there are several bands on the fest I’ve never heard of which possibly makes for a lineup

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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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TARJA TURUNEN INTERVIEW

HearEvil had the opportunity to speak with Tarja Turunen, who after parting ways with Nightwish in 2005, has embarked on a very successful solo career and we caught up with her about her new album, her recent tour and what the future holds for this talented artist.

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TOP TEN FEMALE METALHEAD PET PEEVES

How did I go this long without writing a nice big list of shit that pisses me off? Has life been treating me THAT well lately? 1. Bands don’t seem to know you exist (Photo credit: Emily Kate Hargrove.) Dear every band ever, A men’s medium just barely accommodates my boobs (and good luck keeping it from rolling up at

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HAIL OF THE WEEK – SAMANDRIEL

Samandriel are: Hoops (bass), Jeff B. (keyboards), Jeff C. (drums) Oskar (guitar). Also pictured, center: Doneka (ex-vocals). Now here’s a band that knows how to do the operatic thing right. Samandriel (whose name I have considerable trouble not spelling “salamander”) are a bit of an acquired taste, as most progressive bands generally are, but once you acquire it, you’ll be

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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

TARJA TURUNEN INTERVIEW

HearEvil had the opportunity to speak with Tarja Turunen, who after parting ways with Nightwish in 2005, has embarked on a very successful solo career and we

HAIL OF THE WEEK – SAMANDRIEL

Samandriel are: Hoops (bass), Jeff B. (keyboards), Jeff C. (drums) Oskar (guitar). Also pictured, center: Doneka (ex-vocals). Now here’s a band that knows how to