A few days before the release of their new album “madworld”, we took the chance to interview Kontrust’s percussionist Manuel Haglmüller. It turned out to be really funny and serious at the same time. Enjoy reading!
Some weeks ago we reviewed their recent album “Ýdalir”, you can read the review here. Today we interview Þráinn Árni Baldvinsson, lead guitarist, to be fair, one of three guitarists, of Skálmöld from Iceland. We will soon report about their upcoming autumn tour after we already enjoyed their festival set at Summer Breeze Open Air, so stay tuned.
Interview on a black winter night in Berlin with Olli-Pekka “Oppu” Laine from Amorphis. How has he been in the pandemic years, the anniversary of Privilege of Evil, English issue of the Amorphis biography and naturally his other bands, such as Barren Earth.
Northern Genocide is an industrial melodic death metal band from Lahti/Finland. The interview reveals their band’s heart and soul, tormented by the “shitty condition of the world” but fuelled by mutually inspired creative energy.
Sirkuit Preikker is Samuli Peltola's mental health outlet. Living with mental disorders is living in hell. Samuli and the author share their own hells to crash the stigmata and inspire to speak openly of what it is: a disease.
Sonata Arctica's "Acoustic Adventures Volume One" is an amazing album and even more an essential landmark in roaring turmoil! It is an reinvention of their classics and a statement against the fast-track life cylce in the metal biz.
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!
The Finnish Modern Melo Death band Distress Of Ruin are back with their new emotional single "Solace Of The Night". Guitarist Simo and vocalist Lauri give us share some tales of the band's evolution and dynamics. And then Wolfheart gave a howling waking kiss...