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BROTHER FIRETRIBE Feat. NIGHTWISH Guitarist EMPPU VUORINEN: 'Sunbound' Album Due In March

BROTHER FIRETRIBE — the melodic rock maestros from Finland featuring NIGHTWISH guitarist Emppu Vuorinen — will release their fourth full-length album, "Sunbound", on March 24 via Spinefarm Records. Featuring twelve new pieces of music, including lead track "Taste Of A Champion" plus follow-up single/video for "Indelible Heroes", due out next month, "Sunbound" was mixed by ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Frontman: 'Total Silence Freaks Me Out'

Banger TV's Daniel Dekay recently conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Alexi Laiho of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the title of CHILDREN OF BODOM's latest album, 2015's "I Worship Chaos": Alexi: "At first it was just a songtitle. Then ...

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Finland's Biggest Heavy Metal Festival TUSKA Celebrates 20th Anniversary In 2017

HIM, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, MAYHEM, APOCALYPTICA, DIRKSCHNEIDER and SONATA ARCTICA are among the confirmed bands for the 20th-anniversary edition of the Tuska festival, set to take place June 30 - July 2 in Helsinki, Finland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 30: SUICIDAL TENDENCIES MAYHEM WINTERSUN INSOMNIUM BRUJERIA ANNEKE VAN GIERSBEGEN'S VUUR ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Drummer Says 'Severe Back Pain' Has Made It Difficult For Him To Enjoy The Band's Live Shows

Drummer Jaska Raatikainen of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM says that "severe back pain" has made it difficult for him to enjoy the band's live shows. Raatikainen, who co-founded CHILDREN OF BODOM in 1993 under the name INEARTHED, revealed his condition in a Facebook post recapping 2016. He wrote in part: "Even though so many ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Bassist Doesn't Know If DANIEL FREYBERG Will Contribute To Songwriting On Next Album

On December 7, Metal Wani's Jackie Mtz conducted an interview with bassist Henkka Seppälä (a.k.a. Henkka T. Blacksmith) of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM in Phoenix, Arizona. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how things are going with current CHILDREN OF BODOM touring guitarist Daniel ...

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