Finland

Track Premiere: Black Beast – ‘Nocturnal Bloodlust’

October 8, 2019

Finland’s Black Beast will finally release their debut album. Approach this exclusive premiere of the title track with the utmost caution.

Album Premiere: Aegrus ‘In Manus Satanas’

October 7, 2019

Finnish black metal quartet Aegrus nail Christians to their new album inverted cross on “In Manus Satanas”. Full album stream at Decibel!

Track Premiere: PH “Origo”

October 3, 2019

Finnish space-doom quartet PH launch an all-out sense assault on new track “Origo,” off new album “Osiris Hayden.”

Track Premiere: The Lone Madman “Häxan”

September 30, 2019

Finnish forlorn foursome of doom hit like the bottom of a grave on new track, “Häxan,” off debut album, “Let the Night Come,” for Saturnal Records.

Full Album Stream: Concrete Winds (ex-Vorum) – “Primitive Force”

August 13, 2019

Finnish black death duo Concrete Winds rise from the remains of Vorum with a devastating new full length. Check out Primitive Force in its entirety right now.

Track Premiere: Excuse – ‘Blade of the Antichrist’

July 2, 2019

Check out a genuine ripper from the forthcoming and long overdue debut full length from Finnish speed thrashers Excuse.

Full Album Stream: Celestial Grave – “Secular Flesh”

July 2, 2019

Check out debut full length from Finnish black metal outliers Celestial Grave.

Video Premiere: Jess By the Lake – ‘Under The Red Light Shine’

June 24, 2019

Finnish hard rockers Jess By the Lake, featuring Jasmin Saarela from Jess and the Ancient Ones, debuts their brand-new video “Under The Red Light Shine.”

Q&A: Swallow The Sun’s Juha Raivio Is Blinded By The Light

June 3, 2019

Finnish doom-death metallers Swallow The Sun stare death in the face on new album, “When a Shadow Is Forced into the Light.” A Q&A with Juha Raivio.

Full Album Stream: Evil Angel – “Unholy Evil Metal”

May 24, 2019

Diehard Finnish black death band Evil Angel return after ten years with a new full length. Check out Unholy Evil Metal now!

Full Album Stream: Adaestuo “Krew Za Krew”

December 10, 2018

Worldwide black metal terror unit Adaestuo craft a black metal masterpiece on new album, “Krew Za Krew”. Now streaming at Decibel.

Q&A: Ville Viljanen & Andy Gillion (Mors Principium Est) On Death Metal And Life-Threatening Burgers

December 10, 2018

Ville Viljanen and Andy Gillion of Finnish melodic death metallers Mors Principium Est crush riffs and burgers in this latest interview.

Track Premiere: Festerday – ‘Edible Excrement’

November 7, 2018

Hear a new song from old-school Finnish death metallers Festerday.

Track Premiere: Disciples of the Void – ‘Dominion’

November 5, 2018

Finnish atmospheric black metallers Disciples of the Void issue star-gazing new track “Dominion” off their new album via Finland’s Primitive Reaction.

Album Premiere: Trollheims Grott – “Aligned with the True Death”

October 29, 2018

Long-standing Finnish black metallers Trollheims Grott are battle ready on new album, “Aligned with the True Death.”

Q&A: Mikko Rissanen & Aleksis Laakso (Totalselfhatred) Talk Motivation, Vices, And Verses

October 1, 2018

Mikko Rissanen & Aleksis Laakso from Finnish death-doom-black metallers Totalselfhatred talk the virtues of new album, “Solitude.”

Vihamieli: Of Omens and Requiems

September 14, 2018

For black metal fans who like their music epic but not cheesy, dark yet still melodic, Vihamieli is definitely a band to watch.

Track Premiere: Devouring Star ‘Scar Inscriptions’

August 22, 2018

Finnish black metal phenoms Devouring Star explore Sin as a divine trait on new song “Scar Inscriptions.”

Track Premiere: Abhorrence ‘Anthem for the Anthropocene’

June 18, 2018

Reformed Finnish death metallers Abhorrence premiere new bruiser “Anthem for the Anthropocene.”

Q&A: Tomi Koivusaari (Amorphis) Sweats The Small Stuff

June 4, 2018

Amorphis’ Tomi Koivusaari talks the importance of bees, riffs, and the return of Olli-Pekka Laine.

Track by Track: Hukutus – “Oksitosiini”

April 26, 2018

Stream the new album from Hukutus and read their track-by-track analysis of the album.

Full Album Stream: Totalselfhatred – “Solitude”

April 23, 2018

Finnish depressive black metallers Totalselfhatred slit wrists on new track “Solitude MMXIII.”

Hails From the Thousand Lakes: Vermilia

April 6, 2018

Check out the lyric-video for “Vedestä Vieraantunut,” from Finland’s own Vermilia.

Face the North With Alghazanth’s Black Metal Swansong

February 2, 2018

Alghazanth manages an excellent balance between the raw sounds of the Norwegian second wave and just enough production value to give the music the extra boost it needs to fulfill its theatrical destiny.

Indulge in Väki’s Satisfyingly Dark Black Metal

December 1, 2017

You can rely on Finland to consistently deliver on a few things: pine trees, winning gold medals at the winter Olympics and producing excellent metal.