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FINLAND’S THE RASMUS THROUGH TO THE EUROVISION GRAND FINAL WITH THEIR SONG “JEZEBEL”


The second Semi-Final of the Turin 2022 Eurovision Song Contest took place last night. Finland’s representative, The Rasmus, kicked off the evening with a spectacular show which earned the band a spot in tomorrow’s Grand Final in the world’s largest music competition. 

In Thursday’s Semi-Final, a total of 18 countries competed for one of the 10 remaining spots in the finals. In the Grand Final on Saturday, a total of 25 countries will battle it out for the grand prize. Of the finalists, 20 made it through from the Semi-Finals and five directly. See a full list of all the finalists here.

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THE RASMUS to perform at Eurovision semi-finals on May 12th


After being crowned the winner of Finland’s Eurovision selection contest, Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu (UMK)THE RASMUS are set to represent Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022!

The multi-platinum selling rock band will be the first act to perform at the second semi-finals on May 12th, at 8pm BST. If they successfully make it to the top 10 of the 18 participating acts, they will qualify for the grand final taking place in Turin on May 14th. During the finals, fans can vote for The Rasmus via phone, SMS and through the official Eurovision app. Fans can watch the show on BBC One.

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VILLE VALO OF HIM WILL RELEASE NEW SINGLE “LOVELETTING” + REVEALS ALBUM DETAILS & HEADLINE TOUR 2023


Finnish Love Metal pioneer, Ville Valo, will release new single, “Loveletting”, on April 8th under the VV banner. “Loveletting” is taken from VV’s forthcoming debut album, Neon Noir.  

Ville explains, “As fun as the funeral rites for HIM were, it took me more than a few moons to lick my wounds in the shadow of the Heartagram and come up with an excuse to strum and hum again. Eventually I decided to put a leash on my beloved black dog and we started howling together instead of barking at each other. That’s how Loveletting was born”. 

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APOCALYPTICA PARTNER UP WITH GEEZER BUTLER OF BLACK SABBATH FOR NEW SINGLE“I’LL GET THROUGH IT”


The Finnish cello-rock quartet Apocalyptica have once again partnered up with some of the biggest names in rock music to deliver their new single “I’ll Get Through It”. The song, written for the band by American award-winning songwriter Diane Warren, features Franky Perez – guest vocalist in Apocalyptica’s 2015 record Shadowmaker – as well as Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath on bass guitar. The track can be found on all digital streaming platforms.

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THE RASMUS to represent Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest with “Jezebel”


THE RASMUS are set to represent Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest in Turin in May 2022!

On Saturday night, The Rasmus were crowned the winner of Finland’s Eurovision selection contest, Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu (UMK), after delivering a knockout performance which won over both the international jury and Finnish public, earning the band a landslide victory with 310 points. 

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THE RASMUS Announce Eurovision Competition Entry & New Single, ‘Jezebel’


Multi-platinum selling Finnish rock band The Rasmus have revealed that they have entered Finland’s annual Eurovision selection contest, UMK, Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu (The New Music Competition). The band have also announced the release of their Eurovision entry bid and new single ‘Jezebel’ which will be available on 17th January 2022 via Playground Music. Pre-save it here

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