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Omnium Gatherum’s Reckoning IPA will be launched tomorrow with the first festival tastings at Dark River Festival


Espoo-based small brewery Masis Brewery and Omnium Gatherum have collaborated to make an IPA beer called Reckoning, which will go on sale this week. The landmark event will be celebrated tomorrow, Tuesday, August 9, at the Roudaribaari IHME restaurant (Kaisaniemenkatu 3 A, Helsinki ) from 6 p.m., and you are also invited!

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W:O:A 2023: THE FIRST BANDS FOR THE 32ND WACKEN OPEN AIR ANNOUNCED


Wacken Open Air 2023 will be a big one, no doubt. And a lot of it, because it will be a four-day-festival for the first time. While in 2022 fans needed an extra ticket for Wacken Wednesday, that day will be included for everybody in 2023 – the festivities will start officially on Wednesday, Aug 2. We all know it’s true: Things have to get loud in the North during the first weekend of August. And we all missed it, that’s for sure. Just have a look at the big metal party currently underway…

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Ship and Destination Announced for 70000TONS OF METAL 2023


70000TONS OF METAL, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise has announced that their eleventh sailing will be hosted on board The Freedom of the Seas from Miami, Florida to Bimini, The Bahamas from January 30th to February 3rd, 2023. 

True to their claim, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise will include 60 bands over four stages. The festival boasts three indoor stages and most importantly, the outdoor Pool Deck Stage: The World’s Biggest Open Air Stage Structure to sail the Open Seas featuring hot tubs incorporated into the stage itself. Fans can watch their favorite band perform on a world-class stage from the comfort of a hot tub. All shows are included in the ticket price.

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Acclaimed Nordic Dark Folk artist Sowulo reveals 4th single and lyric video “Eaxlgestealla”


Acclaimed Nordic Dark Folk artist Sowulo reveals the 4th single and music video ” Eaxlgestealla”, from the upcoming new studio album “Wurdiz”, set for release on September 9th through By Norse Music. 

Watch the music video: https://youtu.be/9oLDWAJClak

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SLIPKNOT SHARE NEW SONG “YEN”


GRAMMY Award-winning Iowan icons SLIPKNOT have shared “Yen,” a brand new single off their widely anticipated new album, THE END, SO FAR, which will be released September 30th on Roadrunner Records (album art / track listing below). Available today on all streaming platforms, “Yen” is a showcase of SLIPKNOT’s exceptional range and sees one of the world’s most popular and deeply enigmatic bands relentlessly charting new ground as they continue to redefine, revitalize, and reimagine the scope of rock music.

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REVIEW: ARCH ENEMY – “Deceivers”


by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy

Swedish melodic death metal masters return ever triumphant with their eleventh album ‘Deceivers’, which marks some of their finest, most ambitious and explosive material to date.

The colossal opener ‘Handshake With Hell’ asserts Alissa White-Gluz’s versatile capabilities displaying incredible clean melodic vocals paired with her fierce ones, making for a crushing combination, and the excellent fiery rapid guitar work makes it unyielding. An exhilarating and impressive one to kick off with.

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