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Kalmah with Shear - Nosturi, Helsinki, 30/11/13

A night filled with powerfully melodic Finnish Death Metal at Nosturi in Helsinki. Shear presented a high energy show, clearly enjoying every moment they had on stage and feeding off the energy of the crowd. Kalmah's dark melodies filled the venue, and many of the crowd lost themselves in the music.

Sólstafir with Beastmilk - Nosturi, Helsinki, 26/10/13

Antichristian Icelandic Heathen Bastards Sólstafir transfixed the Helsinki crowd, playing a mix of new and old favourites to the crowd. Local band Beastmilk also impressed with their forlorn dark post-punk anthems.

Kataklysm - Gotsu-Totsu-Kotsu - DepriVatioN - The Seer @ The Manning Bar - Sydney 07/12/2013

On a Sydney evening dominated by large international acts, a solid crowd of diehard fans turned out to see the return of French Canadian death metal outfit Kataklysm, with main support Gotsu-Totsu-Kotsu,a three piece all the way from Japan. Filling the homegrown slots, from Orange NSW, DepriVatioN, and from Newcastle NSW, The Seer.

Nile - The Faceless @ The Manning Bar - Sydney 15/11/2013

A wet and stormy evening set the scene for Nile's return to Australia for the Sydney leg of their 'At the Gates of Sethu' tour, with main supports The Faceless.

Korpiklaani, Lagerstein & Gorefield - The Zoo, Brisbane, 21/10/13

Supported by Gorefield and Rum fueled Lagerstein, Finlands Korpiklaani bought their unique blend of folk and metal too a packed enthusiastic crowd in Brisbane...

Metalheim IV, Day Two - Nosturi, Helsinki, 12/10/13

The second night of Metalheim IV delivered a mixture of Death, Grindcore and Thrash, with the evening headedlined by the Viking Metal of Ereb Altor and the supergroup, which started as a Bathory-tribute, Twilight of the Gods. Also in the lineup were Hooded Menace, Milking the Goatmachine, Feastem, Convulse and Avra.

Metalheim IV, Day One - Nosturi, Helsinki, 11/10/13

The first night of Metalheim IV stormed forth with a night of quality metal from the Nordic region. Held at Nosturi in Helsinki, the evening was headlined by Thyrfing and Einherjer, with notable tributes made to Quorthon (Bathory). Other notable performances of the night included local band Shear, headlined by the talented Alexa Leroux, and the new solo project of Tuomas Saukkonen, Wolfheart.

Heidenfest 2013 - Bataclan, Paris, 23/09/13

Last Monday the Bataclan in Paris was rocked by the travelling Folk Metal Festival Heidenfest 2013. On the line-up were Ensiferum, Turisas, Equilibrium, SuidAkrA and Frosttide.