Interview – Jasper Pääkkönen

One of the world’s most northern and geographically remote countries, Finland is an extremely compelling place. Known for saunas, reindeers, and Santa Claus, Finland also has a very rich artistic culture. From music to film, Finland has a deep well of entertainment that deserves attention. ... Read More

Amorphis – Halo (Album Review)

Three decades of growth. Three decades of magic. Three decades of gorgeous manifestations of sound commonly referred to in the collective as Melodic Death Metal, yet Finland’s progressive titans Amorphis are so much more. And here in the grip of winter, 2022, they are set ... Read More

Finntroll – Vredesvävd (Album Review)

With the world in upheaval, and most borders still closed due to COVID-19, it has become a challenge to absorb any outside culture. From a live music stand point, concerts are few and far between. However, from an overall musical standpoint, 2020 has been a ... Read More