Monthly Archives: January 2009

Happy death metal

medeia1With the release of its first album, Medeia has quickly become one of the strongest bands in the Finnish Death Metal scene. Upon its release, Cult received very good reviews and now Medeia gets ready for a lengthy European Tour, kicking off in the end of February in Germany. In spite of the harsh guitars vocals, the band brings some sense of humor to the typical death metal image like the video for the first single show. Between his IT job and the Medeia tour, guitarist Samuli Peltola presents the band. Continue reading

Ka So Re

kasoreIn a music scene dominated by guitars and metal, electronic music is almost a rarity with a very small market. Juuso Malin is one of the most active representatives of Finnish electronic music. With the alias of Kimarr, he has been an electro DJ and producer and has collaborated with the emcee Tommishock. He also hosts a radio show at Bassoradio every second Friday. KA SO RE is his latest project and delivers electronic dance music. The advance EP is already in the shops and soon a debul album will follow. Continue reading

Stay positive!

jermaineForget the darkness and doomy thoughts. From Tampere, indie rockers Jermaine (remember Michael Jackson’s older brother) showcases energetic modern rock born after Weezer and At the Drive-In with the goal of taking your troubles away. Refined after many live shows since 2004, the band presents their second album, Hope Dies Last. Guitarist Antti Loponen talks about it and presents the band. Stay positive! Continue reading

Goodbye, Hellacopters, goodbye!

hellacopters-tampere-1It is hard to understand that The Hellacopters decided to break up. A few months ago, the band announced their decision and after the release of very solid covers album and a glorious farewell tour, last weekend The Hellacopters played together for the very last time in Stockholm. They will be very much missed.

Formed in 1994, these Swedes were devoted to high energy punk rock with some drops of glam. A modern version of MC5, with Kiss melodies. From the clubs of Stockholm they went to tour the world, releasing seven studio albums and a good bunch of singles and eps to conform one impressive repertoire. Continue reading