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October 8, 2018

November brings not only gloom to Helsinki, but also a weekend of blackest, darkest tunes when the metal hordes invade Nosturi for the indoor festival Steelchaos from November 9 to November 10. True Black Dawn will perform a special MeatHook show. In honor of this occa...

October 7, 2018

In the fourth interview of the 'Towards Asia' series I talked with Ben Pakarinen from bands like Coprolith, Antagonist Zero and Cavus about his touring experiences in China to try to discover why Finnish metal is so popular in these countries.

July 18, 2018

Over the past weeks, Tuomas Karhunen shared his story, his views and what he has been up to in the past few years. But now it is time to talk about the future to end this interview series, and let me tell you, things will get really interesting in the coming year!

May 22, 2018

Last week, Tuomas Karhunen told how he ended up becoming a medical cannabis advocate. In this week's interview, we talk more about how that and metal go together, Finnish society, activism and the challenges he is and could be facing due to his work.

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