The frigid Finnish air has breathed life into Anima Hereticae, a blackened melodic death metal outfit who will offer their debut EP, Ov Behest, this Friday, October 1. The trio, comprised of vocalist/bassist Ville Rutanen (Aeonian Sorrow, Red Moon Architect), guitarist Taneli Jämsä (Aeonian Sorrow, Red Moon Architect, Hukutus, Frosttide, Ghost Voyage), and drummer Teppo
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Abbath drummer Ukri Suvilehto has established himself as one of the most diversely involved participants in metal, appearing in a variety of musical projects during a time when connection was particularly challenging. In an interview with Metal Solstice, the 27-year-old Finn provided a personal account of his ongoing experiences with shamanism, self-care, and professional collaboration.
Finland’s Hanging Garden recently announced Skeleton Lake, their seventh full-length opus, scheduled for a May 21st release via Lifeforce Records. “Winter’s Kiss” will be the first single released tomorrow, March 12th, introducing listeners to the latest creative efforts of lead vocalist Toni Hatakka, guitarist Mikko Kolari, guitarist/vocalist Jussi Hämäläinen, female vocalist Riikka Hatakka, keyboardist Nino
Ensiferum’s lively gig at New York City’s Irving Plaza was Metal Solstice’s first show of the year, so it was only fitting that their Brooklyn show closed out 2019 with Aenimus, Abigail Williams, and Kalmah in tow. It was Aenimus’ second time in the five boroughs in 2019; their first appearance supported Hypocrisy and Fleshgod
Metal Solstice witnessed Vorna in action on their recent tour, celebrating the autumn release of full-length Sateet palata saavat on Lifeforce Records. Their Helsinki stop at On The Rocks fell on the same night as Turbonegro’s performance in town, but they still nearly sold out the venue, an intimate stage for the band alongside Kaunis
It’s Vorna’s season now; with the September 27th release of Sateet palata saavat, translated in English as “the rains will return”, they gift Finnish metal with insight into the climate and imagery of autumn and beyond. The band, comprised of Vesa Salovaara (vocals), Niilo Könönen (bass), Arttu Järvisalo (lead guitar), Saku Myyryläinen (keyboards), Henri Lammintausta