Interview with and portrait of Sami Hauru, event manager behind the Dark River Festival. Furthermore, we also spoke of his motivations, the role of smaller festivals, the huge challenges the festivals have to meet to make it through inflation and evolve towards green festivals.
Accidental after-show conversation with Mika Lammassaari from Mors Subita on evolution of personal style, the perception of music and why to go on writing albums. We also spoke of the soon-to-be-released album "Origin Of Fire" and the release tour.
The Dark River Festival is a unique metal festival and as such deserves a report outstanding from the mass of exchangeable reviews - this time in form a letter to one of the founders of the DRF: Lauri. Enjoy sharing the letter with him.
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.