metal mixtape is a themed playlist of metal songs for you to enjoy

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 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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February 1, 2011 2 Comments

Interview with Kimmo Kuusniemi and Tanja Karttunen of Sarcofagus / Promised Land of Heavy Metal

Maybe you’ve heard of Sarcofagus – the Finnish band that broke ground during the 80s with their classic heavy metal sound, then moved to England when it was clear the Finns weren’t quite ready for metal to broach their shores. Now Kimmo Kuusniemi and his wife Tanja return to their […]

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