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INSOMNIUM Releases 'Valediction' Music Video

"Valediction", the new video from Finnish melodic death metal masters INSOMNIUM, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Heart Like A Grave", which will be released on October 4 via Century Media Records. The impressive video was shot by Vesa Ranta and Aapo Lahtela of Kaira Films, who filmed ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM To Release New Album In The Summer

Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM are working on their new album for a late summer release. Comments guitarist Markus Vanhala: "We're busy at forging the new OMNIUM GATHERUM album during the Finnish winter madness season. Hopes are high here, even though the outside temperature isn't. "A lot of special good stuff is going on, ...

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'Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song' Video Feat. Members Of NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, AMORPHIS, HIM, CHILDREN OF BODOM

The official video for "Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song", a track celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Finland's Tuska open-air metal festival, can be seen below. The clip, which was edited by Antti Kuivalainen and Ykä Järvinen, includes excerpts from Tuska 2015 and 2016 aftermovies as well as newly shot studio footage. The 12-inch vinyl version ...

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NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, AMORPHIS, HIM, CHILDREN OF BODOM Members Contribute To 'Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song'

Members of NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, WINTERSUN, AMORPHIS, HIM, BATTLE BEAST and CHILDREN OF BODOM are among the musicians who have contributed to "Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song", a track celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Finland's Tuska open-air metal festival. Tuska promoter Jouni Markkanen said: "All proceeds from this project will be collected to the 'Tuska 20 ...

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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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STAM1NA: 'Panzerfaust' Video Released

"Panzerfaust", the new Jouni Kallio-directed video from Lemi, Finland-based metallers STAM1NA, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's sixth album, "SLK", which will be released on February 7 via Sakara Records. The CD was produced by Janne Saksa (AMORAL, TURISAS, MYGRAIN, MOKOMA) and was mixed by Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, MNEMIC, ...

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TERÄSBETONI Announces First Show In Two Years

Finnish metal group TERÄSBETONI — which represented Finland in the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest — will celebrate its 10 year journey and perform at Down By The Laituri festival in Turku next summer, on July 26. The band has been laying low for a while now and was last seen on stage in the summer ...

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NIGHTWISH Wins Two EMMA Awards

Finnish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH were honored in the "Metal Album Of The Year" and "Band Of The Year" categories at this year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which was held on March 1 at Barona Areena in Espoo, Finland. Other "Metal Album" nominees were MOKOMA ("180 Astetta"), TERVEET KÄDET ("Musta Hetki"), and STAM1NA ("Nocebo"). Video ...

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WINTERSUN Begins Mixing 'Time II' Album

Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN have issued the following update: "After some festival and summer show announcements, we thought we might also give you a heads up regarding [the next WINTERSUN album] 'Time II'. "2012 was a really great year for us, the release of 'Time I' was a huge success and we did two successful ...

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WINTERSUN: New Video Interview With JUKKA KOSKINEN

PowerOfMetal.dk conducted an interview with bassist Jukka Koskinen of Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN on December 21, 2012 at Royale Boston in Boston, Massachusetts. You can now watch the chat below. WINTERSUN's "Time I" is nominated in the "Metal Album Of The Year" category at this year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which will be held ...

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WINTERSUN: New Audio Interview With JUKKA KOSKINEN

Metal Kaoz editor Dimitris Kontogeorgakos recently conducted an interview with bassist Jukka Koskinen of Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. WINTERSUN's "Time I" is nominated in the "Metal Album Of The Year" category at next year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which will ...

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WINTERSUN, ELUVEITIE: Video Footage Of Hollywood Signing Session

Video footage of of WINTERSUN and ELUVEITIE's November 29 joint signing session SoundCheck Hollywood in Hollywood, California can be seen below. WINTERSUN's "Time I" is nominated in the "Metal Album Of The Year" category at next year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which will be held on March 1, 2013 at Barona Areena in Espoo, ...

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WINTERSUN Comments On 'Emma Gaala' Nomination

WINTERSUN's "Time I" is nominated in the "Metal Album Of The Year" category at next year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which will be held on March 1, 2013 at Barona Areena in Espoo, Finland. They will be going up against MOKOMA ("180 Astetta"), NIGHTWISH ("Imaginaerum"), TERVEET KÄDET ("Musta Hetki"), and STAM1NA ("Nocebo"). Commented WINTERSUN: ...

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STAM1NA: 'Puolikas Ihminen' Video Released

"Puolikas Ihminen", the new video from Lemi, Finland-based metallers STAM1NA, can be seen below. The clip, which was directed and edited by Jouni Kallio, features an appearance by actress Linda Zilliacus, who is best known for her role in the Oscar-nominated movie called "Ondskan" (nominated in the "Best Foreign Language Film" category). "Puolikas Ihminen" comes ...

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STAM1NA Signs North American Deal With BIELER BROS. RECORDS

Lemi, Finland-based metallers STAM1NA have inked a North American deal with Bieler Bros. Records. The band's fifth album, "Nocebo", will be released in the U.S. on July 17. Commented Bieler Bros. co-founder Jason Bieler: "STAM1NA encapsulates everything Bieler Bros. looks for when signing a new artist. Musically ferocious, melodically brilliant and structurally boundless, STAM1NA is ...

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STAM1NA: New Album Certified Gold In Finland

"Nocebo", the fifth album from Lemi, Finland-based metallers STAM1NA, has been certified gold in the band's home country for sales in excess of 10,000 copies. STAM1NA will be presented with gold plaques for "Nocebo" during their appearance at the Finnish Metal Expo on February 18. "Nocebo" was released on February 8 via Sakara Records. The ...

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STAM1NA: New Video Released

"Valtiaan uudet vaateet", the new Tuomas Petsalo-directed video from Lemi, Finland-based metallers STAM1NA, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's fifth album, "Nocebo", which was released on February 8 via Sakara Records. The CD was recorded at Petrax studios with producer Joe Barresi (TOOL, BAD RELIGION, APOCALYPTICA, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, ...

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STAM1NA: New Album Details Revealed

Lemi, Finland-based metallers STAM1NA will release their fifth album, "Nocebo", on February 8. The CD was recorded at Petrax studios with producer Joe Barresi (TOOL, BAD RELIGION, APOCALYPTICA, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, WOLFMOTHER). "Nocebo" track listing: 01. Pirunpaska 02. Valtiaan uudet vaateet 03. Tavastia palamaan! 04. Puolikas ihminen 05. Aivohalvaus 06. Rabies 07. ...

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STAM1NA Taps JOE BARRESI For New Album Production

Lemi, Finland-based metallers STAM1NA will enter the studio in September with producer Joe Barresi (TOOL, BAD RELIGION, APOCALYPTICA, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, WOLFMOTHER) to begin recording their fifth album for an early 2012 release. According to a press release, the collaboration between Barresi and STAM1NA came about as a result of a meeting the ...

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STAM1NA, APOCALYPTICA Honored At At Finland's EMMA GAALA

STAM1NA was honored in the "Metal Album Of The Year" and "Band Of The Year" categories at this year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which was held last night (Saturday, February 26) at Barona Areena in Espoo, Finland. Meanwhile, APOCALYPTICA won the "Export" award athe annual event, which was televised on Finnish TV channel YLE ...

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