Sam Roon

Post Pulse - Death Pulse Tour 2018

Post Pulse Live Photos From The Death Pulse Tour 2018 In Eastern-Europe

Post Pulse just returned to Helsinki, Finland following a 10-show run in Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia.  The tour’s driver was converted into a photographer at the shows and wound up taking some really fun photos and we decided to share them with you.  Here’s a look at some of the fun from the Death Pulse Tour 2018: Follow Post Pulse

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Jason Carlson’s Favorite Live Photos Of 2017 Taken By Fellow SNB Photographers

It’s really hard to pick 10 images from the SkullsNBones staff. There were a lot to choose from. What I look for in a favorite image is clarity (grain doesn’t factor in for me, it’s part of our lives as concert photographers), lighting, contrast, musician expression (are they looking at the camera, their instrument, are they “feeling it,” etc.), and

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Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2017: 20th Anniversary Review By Sam Roon

Every year for the last two decades, metalheads from around the globe have trekked to the heavy music capital of the world, Helsinki, Finland, to participate in a festival that has grown into one of the premiere metal events in Northern Europe.  Starting as a small club date more than 20 years ago in downtown Helsinki, the Tuska Open Air

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Open Letter From Sam Roon On International Women’s Day

Dear SkullsNBones Community- The social norm for men or women in today’s world is not to participate in an anti-status-quo culture, but to conform to the social norms of the society we are brought up in.  By many social standards the gendered expectations of men is that violence is okay within reason and women are to be submissive.  Anger and action

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Sam Roon’s Top 10 Albums Of 2015!

  I feel like 2015 produced an incredible amount of albums from every corner of the planet. There are new bands popping up everywhere to take the heavy genres to the next level, and many established bands have been releasing some of the best albums of their careers. It’s awesome to see so many people invested in the scene I

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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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THURSDAY METAL ROUNDUP

Horns up! Lots of interesting and exciting things going on today in the world of metal, so let’s get right to the latest news and updates:

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THE EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL ON METAL MUSICIANS

A year or so ago I got the really great idea to film my band playing a particularly difficult section of one of our songs, over and over, while getting progressively more intoxicated. It took me a while to convince them it was worth doing and ultimately it was my drummer and I who decided to make complete asses of

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Junius - Days of the Fallen Sun

JUNIUS “DAYS OF THE FALLEN SUN”

Having never listened to Junius before, my first impression upon previewing this EP was, “it’s like a heavier version of Filter.”  It’s true that there are some melodies that may match enough to remind me of the ethereal rock champions, but in many, many ways, their sound is very much their own.  Days Of The Fallen Sun is a fantastic

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Sam Roon’s Top 10 Albums Of 2015!

  I feel like 2015 produced an incredible amount of albums from every corner of the planet. There are new bands popping up everywhere to

THURSDAY METAL ROUNDUP

Horns up! Lots of interesting and exciting things going on today in the world of metal, so let’s get right to the latest news and

Junius - Days of the Fallen Sun

JUNIUS “DAYS OF THE FALLEN SUN”

Having never listened to Junius before, my first impression upon previewing this EP was, “it’s like a heavier version of Filter.”  It’s true that there