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  

Inspired by the music of Nightwish and HIM – Rebecca Spörl and the Finnish melodic metal band Averlanche

Have you already heard of the German-Finnish melodic metal band Averlanche from Helsinki? Lead singer Rebecca Spörl immigrated from Germany to Finland in 2014. In 2019 she was awarded as “Finland’s biggest metal fan”. In May 2020, Rebecca and her band Averlanche released their debut single „The Sounds of Insomnia“. The first album will be published at the end of 2020. How she came up with the idea to immigrate to Finland in order to start a music career in a Finnish metal band and what characterizes the music of  Averlanche, she tells us in an inspiring interview. 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