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Former CHILDREN OF BODOM Bassist Joins MOON SHOT

Former CHILDREN OF BODOM bassist Henri "Henkka T. Blacksmith" Seppälä has joined a brand new Finnish rock band called MOON SHOT. Completing the group's lineup are vocalist Ville Malja (LAPKO), guitarist Jussi Ylikoski and drummer Mikko Hakila (DISCO ENSEMBLE). Seppälä announced his latest project in a social media post earlier today. He wrote: "Dearest COB-fans, ...

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APOCALYPTICA To Release 'Cell-0' Album In January; 'Ashes Of The Modern World' Video Available

Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA have unveiled a brand new single, "Ashes Of The Modern World". The song is taken from the band's upcoming ninth studio album, "Cell-0", which will be released on January 10 via Silver Lining Music. The powerful "Ashes Of The Modern World" video was directed by the award-winning Finnish photographer/videographer Ville Juurikkala, ...

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INSOMNIUM Begins Recording New Album

Finnish melodic deathsters INSOMNIUM have begun recording their eighth studio album for a fall 2019 release. Drums are being nailed at SF Studio with engineer Kimmo Perkkiö. Work will then continue at Teemu Aalto Music Productions in Kotka. Jens Bogren will handle the mix at Fascination Street Studios in Sweden. Comments guitarist Markus Vanhala: "Again, ...

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HIM Frontman VILLE VALO Records Album Of Previously Unreleased Songs By Finnish Singer RAULI 'BADDING' SOMERJOKI

AGENTS, the band led by guitar legend Esa Pulliainen and Ville Valo, the frontman of the recently disbanded Finnish rock act HIM, has recorded an album of songs written by legendary Finnish singer Rauli "Badding" Somerjoki. Pulliainen states: "This story begins three years ago. Upon finding three demo cassettes in my drawer which had been ...

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NORTHWARD Feat. NIGHTWISH Singer And PAGAN'S MIND Guitarist: 'While Love Died' Video Released

NORTHWARD, the hard rock project featuring current NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen and PAGAN'S MIND guitarist Jørn Viggo Lofstad, has unleashed its debut single, "While Love Died", alongside a video for the track. The song is taken from NORTHWARD's self-titled debut album, which will be released on October 19 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for ...

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Finland's AWAKE AGAIN Signs With SPINEFARM RECORDS

Finnish electronic alternative metal outfit AWAKE AGAIN has inked a deal with Spinefarm Records. The band is working on its debut album, to be released later in the year. For a taste of what's to come, check out the lyric video for the song "Below". The track was mixed by Jacob Hansen, who has previously ...

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Video Premiere: KORPIKLAANI's 'Harmaja'

The official video for the song "Harmaja" from Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Kulkija" ("Wanderer"), which will be released on September 7 via Nuclear Blast. The "Harmaja" clip was directed by Ville Lipiäinen, who has previously worked with NIGHTWISH, BEAST IN BLACK and ...

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GOOD CHARLOTTE To Release 'Generation Rx' Album In September; 'Actual Pain' Video Available

GOOD CHARLOTTE has released a music video for "Actual Pain", the first single off the band's highly anticipated seventh full-length studio album, "Generation Rx". Directed by Jake Stark, the introspective clip examines the album's prevailing lyrical themes of trauma, pain, and loneliness. "Generation Rx" is due for release on September 14 via a newly minted ...

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HIM: Video Of Entire Moscow Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of HIM's entire November 26 concert at Stadium in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. The band's setlist was follows: 01. Buried Alive By Love 02. Heartache Every Moment 03. Your Sweet Six Six Six 04. The Kiss Of Dawn 05. The Sacrament 06. Tears On Tape 07. Rip Out The Wings ...

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