In-depth interview with Marianas Rest's drummer Nico and vocalist Jaakko just before their gig at the Dark River Festival. What is the mindset inspiring their music and what role does melancholy play? Two of many questions addressed in this very personal conversation!
Interview with Mors Subita after their blast of a gig at the Dark River Festival back in August. With only two shows promoting the recent album "Extinction Era" is quite a challenge, but then only one of many!
In the woods of the faraway Northern realms, the Dark River Festival was held year after year. Neither rains nor storms, nor foes either huge or invisible could stop Kymi clan from celebrating life with heavy music.
Interview with Crimson Sun vocalist Sini Seppälä and keyboard player Miika Hujanen at the Dark River Festival about handling the situation and being privileged to play on a festival at all in corona summer 2020.
Interview with BRHG’s guitarists Joni and Lauri (and somehow also their vocalist Jarkko) during the Dark River Festival in August 2020 on how the new line up changed the creative processes for their new album, corona, future and plenty more.
Interview with the enchanting Sara, vocalist of Fear Of Domination after one of their few summer gigs during this very short festival season about present and future challenges.
Interview with Kuula (aka Marko Utriainen, guitarist) from Diablo at the Dark River Festival 2020 in a cosy and very relaxed atmosphere about how they manage the ongoing pandemic situation and their creative processes.
Domination Black's new album "Judgement IV" review: How about a ride on the memory road and travelling back to the glory days of basic metal? "Judgement IV" is a powerful tribute to the best of song writing and instrumental skill, plus passion in detail and quite some gems hidden in the lyrics.
The virus has stopped the world but not the Kymi crew from preparing and hosting their Dark River Festival. Read about the magical line up, a most resilient and resourceful crew and how they have made work against all odds!