Heavy Muumi Rock or mostly knows as HM Rock has become one of the most popular faces at the legendary Finnish midsummer metal festival: Nummirock. We followed the little one on his journey their and enjoyed his adventures on festival. But then who is Muumi and who is HM Rock? Osbscuro asked our foreign editor […]

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Have you ever wondered what Kataklysm would sound like, if they hadn’t created Ex Deo but a bit more aggressive side-project with an oriental touch? Nah, I know you haven’t, me neither. But there is an answer to almost every question – even to the seemingly stupid ones. Lelahell from Algiers may not be Kataklysm, […]

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Shades of Sorrow – a canadian female fronted band out of Moncton, New Brunswick – put out their second album „Ascension“ this early June. And guess what: It landed on my (virtual) desk and I was pretty eager to hear the complete album after I saw the cover and got a glimpse into one of […]

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To us metal lovers from Central Europe, Finland often seem to be the promised land of heavy music, satisfying our hunger for melancholic, dark or even blackest tunes with a never ending flow of new bands. This is all the more interesting as the metal scene of our Northern neighbours is quite young – at […]

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Like a tornado the new song “Dead Like Silence” from Post Pulse kicks off. Nothing of silence in here. Not all. But then again who needs silence if you can have the growls and screams of Mikko Kotamäki (Swallow the Sun), Otto Aleksanteri Eräjoki (Mørket), Niko Kalliojärvi (Humavoid), and Sami Silvennoinen (Skein) adding to Doe‘s […]

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Finnish top metal export Amorphis released their 13th studio album “Queen Of Time” on May 18th, 2018. The new album is even stronger, more varying and more mature Amorphis than ever before. A couple of days prior the release, I had an opportunity to exchange a couple of words with Amorphis’ guitarist Tomi Koivusaari, who […]

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Meeting a legend – that’s what I hoped for. And I met a man that fully qualifies to be called a legend. Although perhaps he even more is a wise one. But let’s go back to the early days: A metal band called Anvil rises from Canada in the late 1970s and very early 1980s. […]

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Have you ever been on tour? Well, we’re talking about like following a band around so you don’t miss a single concert because you enjoy seeing this band on stage so damn much! It’s such a memorable experience you never want to miss. And we’re absolutely not talking about the groupie thing here! It’s just […]

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I had heard and read about Luca being a person for whom spirituality is of utmost importance. It is. Even more I learn about his holistic approach in life, in music, in everything. He is very reflected and interconnecting every aspect into a well-balanced system. I heard about him practising yoga and meditating a lot. […]

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OK, I missed Radio Rock, Finlands number one radio program for the harder music, playing “Blame” by Flat Earth for the very first time. F*! But then the internet is not really forgetting anything and thus, soon I got my opportunity. The teaser had been promising already. Anttoni’s voice sounds different on the teaser than […]

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