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EVEMASTER Prepares To Enter Studio

Guitarist/vocalist Tomi Mykknen of the Finnish "dark metal" band EVEMASTER has issued the following update: "The drum recording [for the new EVEMASTER album] will start on June 2nd in Drop Hammer Studios. The drums will be played by Enrico Annus (of KHERT-NETER) as Jaska Raatikainen is not available due to his haste with CHILDREN OF ...

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DARK FILTH FRATERNITY Signs With PLAYGROUND MUSIC SCANDINAVIA

DARK FILTH FRATERNITY, the Finnish alternative/progressive band headed by Panu Willman (ex-BEFORE THE DAWN, ENTWINE), has inked a deal with Playground Music Scandinavia. The group's as-yet-untitled new album is scheduled for release in August. DARK FILTH FRATERNITY's next single is called "The Peacemaker" and will be released digitally on June 2. It is the follow-up ...

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ENTWINE Begins Recording New Album

Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE have issued the following update: "[Producer] Hiili Hiilesmaa [HIM, APOCALYPTICA, SENTENCED] is taking charge producing ENTWINE's sixth, as-yet-untitled studio album. The sessions will occur over a two-month period, and the album will be relased sometime after the summer." ENTWINE has scheduled several dates in its home country during July: July 05 - ...

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ENTWINE: Finnish Dates Announced

Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE have scheduled several dates in their home country during July: July 05 - Sysm, Pajularock July 18 - htri, Club B-52 July 24 - Joensuu, Bepop July 26 - Kuopio, Kuopiorock July 27 - Lahti, Kisapuistorock ENTWINE is currently working on material for a new studio album, tentatively due before the end ...

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DARK FILTH FRATERNITY: Finnish Tour Dates Announced

DARK FILTH FRATERNITY, the Finnish alternative/progressive band headed by Panu Willman (ex-BEFORE THE DAWN, ENTWINE), has scheduled the following dates: Feb. 24 - Praha, Helsinki - FIN Mar. 21 - Torvi, Lahti - FIN Mar. 28 - On The Rocks, Helsinki - FIN Apr. 25 - Cumulus Nightlife, Lahti - FIN Oct. 03 - Torvi, ...

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EVEMASTER: Working Title Of New Album Revealed

Guitarist/vocalist Tomi Mykkänen of the Finnish "dark metal" band EVEMASTER has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Long time, no news... but here we go again! "First, thanks to everyone who's been asking for news about EVEMASTER. It is nice to see that even though we've been extremely silent lately people ...

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DARK FILTH FRATERNITY: Performance Footage Of New Songs Posted Online

DARK FILTH FRATERNITY, the Finnish alternative/progressive band headed by Panu Willman (ex-BEFORE THE DAWN, ENTWINE), has uploaded concert performance footage of three new songs shot on January 4, 2008 at Tavastia in Helsinki. The clips, which were fimed by Tommi Lius, can be viewed below. DARK FILTH FRATERNITY released an Internet-only single, "Swans Don't Weep", ...

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ENTWINE: In Writing Mode

Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE have issued the following update: "During the end of year 2007 and at the beginning of 2008, ENTWINE has been spending some time in rehearsal room gathering new ideas for the new album. Already there are about eight new songs or at least the basic structures of them. The plan is to ...

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DARK FILTH FRATERNITY: New Finnish Dates Announced

DARK FILTH FRATERNITY, the Finnish alternative/progressive band headed by Panu Willman (ex-BEFORE THE DAWN, ENTWINE), has scheduled the following dates: Dec. 28 - Club Nightlife, Helsinki - FIN (w/ SPARZANA) Jan. 04 - Tavastia, Helsinki - FIN (w/ GODSPLAGUE, JERICHO FUZZ) Feb. 08 - Virgin Oil & Co, Helsinki - FIN DARK FILTH FRATERNITY recently ...

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ARI KOIVUNEN Performs New Single On Finnish TV; Video Available

The winner of the Finnish national TV talent competition "Idols", 23-year-old heavy metal singer Ari Koivunen, performed his new single, "Angels Are Calling" (acoustic version), on the Finnish TV show "Huuma" (airing on MTV3) on Saturday (November 24). The song was composed by STRATOVARIUS mainman Timo Tolkki and appears on Ari Koivunen's debut solo album, ...

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Finnish Heavy Metal 'Idol' ARI KOIVUNEN: 'Angels Are Calling' Video Posted Online

The winner of the Finnish national TV talent competition "Idols", 23-year-old heavy metal singer Ari Koivunen, has released the video for his new single, "Angels Are Calling" (acoustic version). The song was composed by STRATOVARIUS mainman Timo Tolkki and appears on Ari Koivunen's debut solo album, "Fuel for the Fire", which was recently certified double-platinum ...

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SHAMRAIN: 'Passing Shadows' Video Posted Online

SHAMRAIN, the Finnish quartet which features in its ranks ENTWINE frontman Mika Tauriainen, has released the video for the song "Passing Shadows". Watch it below. The track comes off the group's new album, "Goodbye To All That" (Spikefarm Records), which entered the Finnish chart at position No. 39. SHAMRAIN last year released an EP, entitled ...

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DARK FILTH FRATERNITY: 'Swans Don't Weep' Video Available

DARK FILTH FRATERNITY, the Finnish alternative/progressive band headed by Panu Willman (ex-BEFORE THE DAWN, ENTWINE), has posted the video for its new single, "Swans Don't Weep". Watch the clip below. The Internet-only single "Swans Don't Weep" has just been made available via various digital music providers in Finland. DARK FILTH FRATERNITY's sophomore album is scheduled ...

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LULLACRY: Seven New Songs In The Works

Guitarist Sami Vauhkonen of the Finnish female-fronted heavy rock outfit LULLACRY has issued the following update: We've had some difficulties to rehearse new material 'cause the bassist 'Heavy' [Kimmi Hiltunen] is suffering from some kind of, what the fu%& it's called… Whatever, his arm is quite fuc%&d up. But hey, you can't always win. Anyways, ...

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SHAMRAIN To Release New Album In October

SHAMRAIN, the Finnish quartet which features in its ranks ENTWINE frontman Mika Tauriainen, will release its new album, "Goodbye To All That", on October 31 via Spikefarm Records. The track listing is as follows: 01. Holding the Earth 02. Raindrops 03. Ghosts I See 04. Passing Shadows 05. Shallow Delusion 06. Stars Will Fall 07. ...

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ENTWINE: Finnish Dates Cancelled

Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE have been forced to cancel three previously announced dates in Finland. "My jaw is still fucked up 'cause of the wisdom tooth surgery and I can't open my mouth properly, so for me it's impossible to sing," explained frontman Mika Tauriainen. "Just wanted to say how SORRY I AM for you who ...

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MOONSORROW Confirmed For METAL ELITE Cruise

Finnish folk/pagan metal band MOONSORROW has been confirmed for Metal Elite, a two-day cruise which is set to sail from Finland on October 3, 2007. The two-hundred-meter-long Baltic sea monster M/s Galaxy will welcome 2,500 metal maniacs for the duration of the trip. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARI KOIVUNEN DEADLOCK ENTWINE ...

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DARK FILTH FRATERNITY: Live Footage Available

DARK FILTH FRATERNITY, the Finnish alternative/progressive band headed by Panu Willman (ex-BEFORE THE DAWN, ENTWINE), has posted video footage from its club gig that took place during the Tuska festival in Helsinki. The "Swans Don't Weep" and "Blessed for My Sins" clips can be found on YouTube. DARK FILTH FRATERNITY is currently preparing ...

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SHAMRAIN Hard At Work On New Album

SHAMRAIN, the Finnish quartet which features in its ranks ENTWINE frontman Mika Tauriainen, is hard at work on its new album, tentatively due before the end of the year through Spikefarm Records. You can follow the group's progress in the recording studio by accessing their online diary. SHAMRAIN last year released an EP, ...

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