Whorion was formed in 2009 to make metal that cracks bones, but at the same time has powerful symphonic elements. The vision was clear - to create a feeling, that the listener was sucked in to a dark matter of space, slowly waiting for the world to end..
On Friday April 24th Finnish symphonic technical death metal band Whorion will release their debut full length album The Reign of the 7th Sector through the F
Helsinki raised its drinking horns and pumped its fists to a rousing night of folk, battle and symphonic power metal on Easter Sunday. Long time friends Ensiferum and Turisas joined forces with locals Thaurorod to deliver a night of tribute to swords, beer, historical battles, fantastical journeys and leather skirts... erm.. kilts.
Every time I have seen Ensiferum and Turisas live, there have been intricately costumed and painted fans carrying drinking horns.
Chainmail, warpaint and drinking horns were once again the business of the evening in Helsinki as Ensiferum, Turisas and Thaurorod shared the stage on Easter Sunday. A passionate crowd of local fans and visitors from all over Europe drank, moshed and raised their fists to an evening of anthemic metal.
Held yearly over three days of midnight sun during the Finnish midsummer, the Nummirock Metal festival summons pilgrims from all over the world to three days of music, camping and partying in the wilderness. With a Finnish-band heavy line-up, this festival delivers lasting memories and is well worth the trip if you find yourself in the Nordic region one summer.
Metal as Fuck catch up with Ensiferum on 70000tons of Metal to talk about their upcoming tour of Australia, what drives the music of the Finnish Heroic Folk Metallers and Bamboleo, bambolea, porque mi vida, yo la prefiero vivir asi!
Under high demand, I find my interview on 70000tons of Metal with Sami Hinkka of