Sometimes when you meet a band you have an idea what will happen. Sometimes not at all. You prepare your questions and you look forward to have a good time or an interesting, deep-going conversation or get some hard business facts. And at some very rare occasions you get that all when expected none of […]

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Day One: The ‚Kymiest‚ Festival Ever „We say it’s the most kymi or kymiest festival of all“, someone from the crew explained me. Kymijoki is the river not far from the festival’s venue. Actually the whole area all the way from Kotka at the Baltic Sea up to Kouvula is named after the river, the […]

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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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Who are the uncounted helping hands and thoughtful minds who enable our favourite musicians to play in the end? Or to record their next album? Have you ever noticed the one guy checking out each instrument and mike on stage before the show? Or have you ever spoken to the security guy at the gate […]

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The clock is ticking and Tuska is approaching – so let’s take a look at the line up. Udo Dirkschneider will be there! I just saw him in a music video in memoriam of someone who is perhaps rather unknown beyond Finland, perhaps even beyond Kuopio – although he played at Tuska several times: Pecu […]

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Hned několik kapel je zavřených v nahrávacích studiích, kde pracují na nových deskách. Na čí novinky se můžeme těšit? Už sedmou desku připravují finští melodičtí death metalisté Omnium Gatherum. Dle slov kapely máme očekávat jejich klasický materiál pod heslem ,,metal is heavy and death is metal“. Do studia zamířili i industriální Turmion Kätilöt. Po minulém masakru […]

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