Tag Archive: Finland

Apr 23

Blast from the Past: Wintersun – Wintersun

Wintersun - Wintersun

Despite being 13 years old, Wintersun’s self-titled debut remains one of my personal favourite melodic death metal releases, bringing together a balance of speed, intensity, melody, and raw emotions in under 55 minutes. This is melodic death metal done right.

Apr 28

Moonsorrow – Jumalten aika

Moonsorrow returns after 5 years with their seventh full length album, Jumalten aika. The band’s brand of epic black/pagan metal proves that the long wait is well worth it, as they put out what is possibly their best work in their careers thus far.

Feb 14

Satanic Warmaster – Fimbulwinter

Satanic Warmaster’s fifth full length is classic Finnish black metal, with the band this time even incorporating elements of folk and viking to make Fimbulwinter an even more enchanting listen for rabid fans of the genre. Warmaster Returns!

Feb 03

Desolate Shrine – The Heart of the Netherworld

You’ve heard of bands using two vocalists – one for cleans and the other for growls – but have you seen one with two growlers before? Desolate Shrine is rather unique in that it utilises a single instrumentalist and two vocalists to create utter chaos and destruction. The Heart of the Netherworld is the Finnish trio’s third full length release, and the band shows how far they have come in their 5 years of existence, showing tremendous growth even comparing to their 2012 sophomore, The Sanctum of Human Darkness.

Feb 01

Albums of the Month – January 2015

Iron Lamb’s Fool’s Gold is the album of the month, and here we list down possible contenders as well. What are your albums of the month of January 2015?

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