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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“Faster, Harder, Louder Is not also one of the worlds‘ most important heavy metal festivals motto, is also my own“, Catalin Ungureanu from the Romanian female-fronted metal band Scarlet Aura tells me and it is, perhaps, the natural idea of metal: „Music, passion, attitude is all contained in this three connected words. Music is a […]

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The Beasts in Black announced a change in their line-up. Sami Hänninen parted with the band due to “new circumstances” in his life, as he explains online and lasting health issues with his left hand. As he has been a friend of Anton Kabanen, as he mentioned back in summer 2017, long before the band […]

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Behind-the-scences interview with Anton Kabanen from Beast in Black Anton pops up out of thin air in the door to the venue’s office right behind me. He seems a not as relaxed as on our first meeting but then we meet on tour and not at home. And as the Beast in Black’s sensational kick […]

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Beast in Black had a start most other bands can only dream of: They were invited to play big shows long, and I mean long before only a single note of their new album was released, actually even before it was recorded. And being invited to support acts like Nightwish and Sabbaton or for a […]

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The Beast is Born The Beasts in the Mixer The Berserk and the Beast’s Evolution The Beast Whispers and Roars The Beast is Alive and Hungry The Beast Learns to Dance No One Can Stop the Beast Meeting Anton Kabanen was surprising in many ways. He has changed since leaving Battle Beast and as far […]

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Finally: approaching Helsinki the very day the Heatseeker at Tavastia will start the Tuska Open Air marathon and this on a sunny day!!! After all the rain and cold of the Nummirock weekend, you might imagine this add remarkably to my excitement! The line up is amazing and we have spoken of that plenty of […]

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