HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY, FINLAND!

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY, FINLAND!

On this day in 1917, Finland declared its independence from Soviet Russia. Let’s celebrate by jamming out to our favorite Finnish bands! Teräsbetoni, “Vaadimme Metallia” Kiuas, “Warrior Soul” Celesty, “Arrival” Stratovarius,...

FINNTROLL BLODSVEPT

When all else in my life is in shambles, I can always count on Finntroll to pick me up. Their commitment to a darker variety of folk metal while maintaining a light humppa undertone has served them well and gotten me out of many a funk. Folk metal is to Finntroll as...
TOP TEN SONGS ABOUT THE APOCALYPSE

TOP TEN SONGS ABOUT THE APOCALYPSE

Photo credit: TheTruthseeker.co.uk. HearEvil’s one-year anniversary is on December 21, 2012, the day the world is totally not going to end. Of course, the apocalypse is metal as hell, so I still wanted to write about it, but I didn’t want to mar our...