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February 5, 2011 8 Comments

Metal Mixtape: Finnish Metal Edition

I’d like to say a huge thanks to everyone who helped me put together Finnish Metal week, esp Kimmo and Tanja for shooting me the DVD and giving such a wicked interview, and all the people who chimed in with their fave Finnish bands (and the awesome Finn who corrected […]

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February 3, 2011 8 Comments

Amorphis, Nightwish, Ensiferum, Korpiklaani, Finntroll, Skepticism: Finnish Metal Albums Reviewed

It wouldn’t be a Finnish Metal week without digging out a few Finnish Metal albums and reviewing them. The album choice I’ve made here is based on grabbing the first six Finnish metal albums off the top of one of my CD stacks. It’s quite a mainstream selection, but I […]

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February 2, 2011 15 Comments

A Short and Heavy History of Finnish Metal Music

A little history lesson on Finnish metal, compiled in about 20 minutes from total memory while a nerd tries to fix my internet, so please feel free to comment/correct in the comments if I haven’t got this quite right. Finnish Metal: The Beginning Finnish metal began when tr00 metal began […]

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October 29, 2010 11 Comments

Halloween Costumes for Metalheads

I’m off to a Halloween party this weekend, as I’m sure most of you are, too. It seems strange to me, being that Halloween is essentially a harvest festival, to celebrate it at the beginning of summer, but mostly it’s an excuse to dress up in costume and have a […]

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