Tag Archives: Amorphis

Charting the course to 2024: reflecting on 70000tons of Metal 2023 Artist Spotlight: Amorphis

Posted by on September 18, 2023

  We’re counting down to the 2024 edition of 70000 tons of Metal! This is by far one of our personal favorite metal cruises where every artist is a headliner. Metalheads from around the globe share an insane experience of four days with very little to no sleep of nonstop metal shows. From big pool […]

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ICYMI: Amorphis guitarist Tomi Koivusaari reveals solo project BJØRKØ with new video “The Heartroot Rots” featuring Carcass’ Jeff Walker

Posted by on September 6, 2023

  Amorphis guitarist Tomi Koivusaari has unveiled his long-awaited solo project, BJØRKØ, and teased the upcoming album, Heartrot, set to release in December 2023 via Svart Records. The album features an array of guest vocalists, including Carcass’ Jeff Walker, in the debut single, “The Heartroot Rots.” Koivusaari, known for his role in Amorphis, explores his […]

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Unleashing metal fury on the high seas: 70000tons of Metal 2023: Recap from Insomnium, Destruction, Vreid, and more!

Posted by on March 10, 2023

    Imagine setting sail on a four-day cruise, surrounded by 3000 fellow metalheads and 60 bands, all sharing the same passion for heavy music. This is 70000tons of Metal, an epic journey that was sadly cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving many wondering if this one-of-a-kind experience would ever return. And it […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 35 Albums of 2022

Posted by on December 29, 2022

    The pandemic has given artists time to reflect and create, resulting in many artists releasing new records, surprise EPs, reissues, and live recordings. However, did all bands use their time wisely by releasing one of their strongest albums, or fall flat compared to their prior offerings? This year was a hit or miss, […]

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Metal Insider’s Kyle Finlan’s Top 10 Albums of 2022

Posted by on December 29, 2022

      10) Blind Guardian, The God Machine (Nuclear Blast) A true return-to-form for the power metal kings in Blind Guardian, and in my opinion, capturing some of that “Imaginations from the Other Side” greatness. Relentlessly fast with great production, and some incredibly catchy moments. Can’t wait to see some of this played live sometime […]

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Inferno Metal Fest 2023 reveal daily lineup

Posted by on December 16, 2022

  Inferno Metal Festival will return for the 2023 edition in Oslo, Norway, at the Rockefeller, John Dee venue on April 6-9th. The full daily lineup and the list of tattoo artists have officially been revealed. Tickets are available at this location.     Thursday, April 6: Emperor, Cannibal Corpse, Dark Funeral, Djevel, Mork, Nekromantheon, Nervosa, […]

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Abysmal Dawn, Amorphis, Visions of Atlantis and more added to 70000tons of Metal Round 11

Posted by on November 21, 2022

    Ahoy! 70000tons of Metal Round 11 is happening on January 30th in Miami, Florida, to Bimini, Bahamas, and back on February 3rd, 2023. While no booking codes have been released just yet, with no sailers available to book, twenty-three out of sixty bands have been announced for the eleventh edition. This includes Los […]

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Amorphis share new song “The Well”

Posted by on November 4, 2022

  Amorphis are pumped for their European co-headlining tour with Eluveitie, which kicks off next week. To celebrate the upcoming run, the group’s Tour Edition Of Halo is now available as they are streaming their new song “The Well.”    Vocalist Tomi Joutsen comments: “‘The Well’ tells a story about an individual causing chaos and […]

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Full Report: Masters of Rock 2022 – The Priest is Czech!

Posted by on July 23, 2022

  It’s early July, and for Metal fans in and around Czechia, that means one thing: it’s time for Masters of Rock. This year’s incarnation marks the 18th time that promoter Pragokoncert’s largest summer festival took place in the small town of Vizovice in the east of Czechia, close to the borders of Slovakia and […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/20: The charts take an ‘Ego Trip’

Posted by on May 10, 2022

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the April 8th releases.   Notable Debuts: Papa Roach, Ego Trip (New Noize) Debut #11 6,900 sold This is the band’s 11th studio album.             Joe Satriani, […]

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