Tag Archives: Jens Johannsen

Today in Metal: ‘Rising Force’ by Yngwie Malmsteen was released 30 years ago

Posted by on March 5, 2014

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QbNuctX4TI[/youtube] Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. Today, it’s Yngwie J. Malmsteen’s debut album, Rising Force, which was released on this day in 1984. This album is instrumental for all but two songs. It’s a pretty artistic album. It […]

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The Best (?) Video Ever Of The Week: Dinosaur Metal

Posted by on April 5, 2010

You guys like dinosaur rock? No, not Aerosmith and KISS, we’re talking about real dinosaurs. Hevisaurus is a Finnish metal band for children that dress up in dinosaur costumes. Members of Dio (Jens Johannsen) and Sonata Arctica (Henrik Klingenberg) are among those appearing on the album. According to their bio, “Among several Finnish children’s metal […]

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