Orpheus Omega release first single, Beacons, from forthcoming new album Partum Vita Mortem

Featuring aggressive and melodic guitar work, intricate and powerful drumming, chaotic keyboard work and a varied array of vocal stylings, the album is sure to become a staple in modern melodic death metal.

Since the release of 2013’s acclaimed ResIllusion, Melbourne’s Orpheus Omega have cemented themselves as one of melodic death metal’s most promising newcomers. 

Venom to perform entire new album on board 70000 Tons Of Metal!

Legendary metal band Venom have confirmed that they will join 70000 Tons Of Metal on it's voyage from Florida to Jamaica in January 2015.

Venom will play two sets on board, one will focus on greatest hits and one will be an exclusive live world premier of their forthcoming new album which will be released later in 20

Korpiklaani, Lagerstein & Gorefield - The Zoo, Brisbane, 21/10/13

Supported by Gorefield and Rum fueled Lagerstein, Finlands Korpiklaani bought their unique blend of folk and metal too a packed enthusiastic crowd in Brisbane...

Korpiklaani, Lagerstein & Gorefield - The Zoo, Brisbane, 21/10/13

Astoundingly good fun...

The Zoo is one of my favourite venues in Brisbane and while I must confess that I wasn't a massive Korpiklaani fan before entering the gig, when I left I was a con

'Our new album Manala will have them partying in the Underworld!" Korpiklaani's Jonne Jarvela Shares his Record Collection with MaF

They've got a new album out next month, but for now Korpiklaani's frontman gives us a look at his record collection.

Jonne - We’re coming to your house tonight. What new music are you most excited to introduce us to? What are you making everyone listen to at the moment?

Korpiklaani - Karkelo (Nuclear Blast/Riot)

Korpiklaani always promise us a good time. This release is no different - but stylistically there are some key differences from Korven Kuningas and Voice of the Wilderness. Be prepared for a very different Korpiklaani journey.
Release Date: 
26 Jun 2009 (All day)


Korpiklaani, Karkelo, tours, festivals & drinking - a chat with bassist Jarkko

We were lucky enough to catch up with Korpiklaani's bassist Jarkko for a chat about their upcoming release Karkelo, touring, and much more - including some hilarious drunken moments.

A band as big as Korpiklaani, and with a strong focus on folk elements, tends to make one think that a collaborative approach to songwriting would perhaps be necessary.

Introducing the Finnish hordes

We would like to introduce Toni and Matti, our correspondents in Finland. These guys are from Korpiklaani, Falchion and Crystalic. Vitunmoisen kovaa Metallia? You bet!