Ending Fortune is a young Finnish death metal band, who has been making music for four years now, the debut album “Engraved Insight” was released in 2020 and a new EP will be released this month. We had the opportunity to have a chat with the band after their gig at Meara Klubi and talk about their music, concerts and much more.
Irvikuvat describe their music as the love/hate child of Pantera and Mokoma. The Finnish band, after line-up changes, is working on the first full-length which promises to be different from what the band has proposed in the past with demos. We got to chat with the band before their show at Meara klubi and find out more about them and their music.
Finnish melodic hard rock band Lilli released their second album “Kintsugi” last September, the album has received many good reviews and now the band is hoping to have many concerts to play. We had the chance to meet the band after their gig at Meara Klubi vol. 5 and talk about the band, their music, lyrics and much more.
Cyan Kicks, the messenger of modern rock from Helsinki, has quickly become one of the most talked about names of the year. Their single “Hurricane” has been a big radio hits in early 2022. With the song, the band also participated in the UMK competition, becoming one of the early favorites of the entire competition. Now the band is touring and working on a new album. We had the chance to meet singer Susanna after their show at Rock in the City in Pori and talk about their upcoming album, tours, outfits and much more.
Nestor is a Swedish rock band formed in 1989 by a group of friends in love with music, their first full-length “Kids In A Ghost Town”, which features 80s pop icon Samatha Fox, saw light in 2021, gaining acclaim in the rock world. The band embraces the influences of the 80s with irony and a lot of heart. We had the opportunity to meet Tobias Gustavsson, Jonny Wemmenstedt and Marcus Åblad before their show at Rock In The City Pori (Finland) and talk about the band, their music, festivals and much more.
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Stoned Statues is a young Finnish band that play a mix of metal and prog with rock and pop elements. Their self-titled debut album was released last spring reaching the top 10 of the official Finnish physical album sales. We had the chance to meet Allu Tanskanen, Markus Hakala & Jenna Kosunen after their gig at Knotfest and talk about their music, gigs and much more.
2022 looks to be a good year for Finnish rockers Shiraz Lane; first they toured Europe with Crashdïet, then last June in Helsinki opened for Kiss, and on August 12th released their third full-length album “Forgotten Shades Of Life”. After their performance at Knotfest in Turku, we had the opportunity to have a chat with Hannes & Miki to discover all the nuances and details behind this latest album,talk about the experience with Kiss and much more.
After representing Finland at Eurovision 2021, Blind Channel have finally achieved the success they deserve. In fact, the band started in 2013 and with many sacrifices they managed to fulfill their dream. The band still has many dreams and they continue to work hard to make them come true. Their fourth album “Lifestyles of the Sick & Dangerous” was released on July 8th and hit number one on the Finnish charts. We had the pleasure of meeting Niko and Joel after their performance at the Knotfest in Turku and talking about their latest album, tours and much more.
Bloodred Hourglass is a Finnish melodic death metal band from Mikkeli. Their fifth album “Your Highness” was released last October via Out Of Line Music, and to celebrate it, the band organized their own indoor festival called Black Box Mikkeli, this official album release party took place on October 29, 2021. We had the opportunity to meet Jarkko Koukoken and Eero Silvonen right after their show at Knotfest in Turku and talk about their latest album, their festival and much more.
Nightwish is the most successful Finnish band in the world, with over 10 million records sold and more than 60 gold and platinum awards received. Their latest album “Human.: II: Nature” was released in 2020 and was supposed to be promoted by a European tour that was postponed due to the pandemic. Now they are working on a new album that will see light in 2024, meanwhile the band continues with the tours. We at The Offering had the opportunity to sit down with Tuomas Holopainen and Kai Hahto before their show at Knotfest in Turku and talk about their music, future plans and much more.