“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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V pondělí třináctého, v den, který pro někoho může být stokrát horší než pověstný pátek 13., protože – buďme upřímní – je to přeci pondělí, měli fanoušci severského metalu možnost si večer zlepšit náladu. Do pražského klubu Futurum totiž dorazila trojice kapel „The Arctic Circle Aliance“, ve které se spojili islandští Skálmöld spolu s finskými Omnium Gatherum […]

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Life is what happens while you’re busy making plans, it is said. And that is what happened to and during my interview with Antti „Hyrde“ Hyyrynen. My actual idea was to make it a very funny one with lots of odd questions and humor. But then I met a very considerate and thoughtful interviewee being […]

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Winter is coming. Frosty air bites your face, even the tiniest drop of humidity is stinging like a needle in your skin yet growing beautiful white crusts at your beards and eyelashes and breathing burns harshly in your throat. You walk on a lonely plane in the bitter cold of an Arctic night. Below the […]

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