Author: Samantha Chilli

“Norwegian Fairytales” and a European Tour: Trollfest Tells All

Norwegian folk metal crew Trollfest is on the road with Korpiklaani, and they’re celebrating a new full-length album release along the way. The band’s vivacious and sometimes over-the-top release, “Norwegian Fairytales”, features themes from their homeland. In case you’re planning to catch these merrymakers on tour, expect a boisterous set filled with instruments ranging from

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New Year, New Album: Medeia Looks Ahead [Helsinki]

The new year has already proved to be eventful for alternative death metal outfit Medeia, who released their latest full-length, “Xenosis”, worldwide on January 18. The Tampere-based group, comprised of Frans Aalto (lead vocals), Samuli “Sampe” Peltola (guitar, vocals), Pekko Mörö (guitar), Laura Dziadulewicz (piano, synth, vocals), Samuli Kuusinen (bass, vocals), and Janne Putkisaari (drums,

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For Those About To Fight For Metal: Ensiferum @ Irving Plaza [NYC]

Finnish folk metal giants Ensiferum powered their way through New York on Sunday with support from extreme metal group Arsis and symphonic death metal outfit Septicflesh. Arsis’ set opened with songs such as “Handbook for the Recently Deceased” and “Hellsworn”, from their 2018 album “Visitant”. Lead guitarist Brandon Ellis was ready to riff alongside singer

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