“Suomi Finland Perkele” – The secret behind the worldwide success of Finnish metal music

There are so many great metal bands coming from Finland. But why is Finland so popular especially for that music genre? And what are the roots of Finnish metal music? I met Tero Tolkki, music journalist and founder of the websites “Metal from Finland” and “Nordic Metal”. He also runs his “Finland Forever” web shop with product desings related to Finland and metal music. He knows the Finnish metal scene quite well and has also grown up with this kind of music. In an inspiring interview he is talking about his love for metal music, the roots of Finnish metal and how he discovered his love for music in general. Weiterlesen  

Kaunis Kuolematon – Finnish Metal from Hamina

Kaunis Kuolematon is one of the few metal bands from Finland singing in Finnish. In November 2020, the band released their third studio album “Syttyköön Toinen Aurinko” after signing a record deal with Noble Demon Records. I talked to founder and songwriter Mikko Heikkilä about their new album, the music business and how Corona has affected their album release in 2020. Weiterlesen