Heavy Trip – A Finntastic and loud declaration of love for Finland, the land of heavy metal

(brand naming) Heavy Trip (Finnish: Hevi Reissu) is a comedy about a fictitious heavy metal band from the province of Northern Finland, about their stony way to success and about a crazy road trip to their first big festival gig in Norway. The soundtrack of the movie is full of heavy e-guitar riffs and double bass drums and is composed by Lauri Porra, the bass player of the famous, Finnish power metal band Stratovarius. If the film is worth seeing, you will get to know in this film review. Weiterlesen  

Bailout – Trumpet melodies meet alternative metal and hard rock from Finland

(promotion)* Finland is known as the land of heavy metal. Today, I would like to present you the Finnish band Bailout, a really cool alternative metal and hard rock band from Jyväskylä. The band has developed a fascinating music style. The five guys combine groovy heavy metal and hard rock vibes with melodic trumpet melodies. In February the band released their second album “Road to Redemption”. I talked to the Bailout lead guitarists Teemu and Simo about their new album and how it is for a rising Finnish metal band, to be able to survive during corona crises and in the heavy metal music business in general.  Weiterlesen