The first LakeSound Festival took place at Edersee, two stages housed high-quality bands of different genres, for example Saturday´s headliner Tito & Tarantula. On Friday the headliners Die Happy entertained thousands of fans who partied until the early morning hours. More festival impressions in our
Laksound ... more/mehr
Listening session: Amorphis - Under The Red Cloud
On the day before Tuska, Nuclear Blast invited a bunch of journalists to the picturesque island fortress of Suomenlinna for an exclusive pre-listening of the new Amorphis album, Under The Red Cloud, due out on September 4. The album has been produced, recorded and mixed by Jens Bogren, who was also present at the listening session. ... more/mehr
local heroes 2012: Die Sieger des Bandwettbewerbs / the band contest winners
1500 bands participated in the 21st „local heroes“ contest in the past 12 months, and on Nov 3 the 14 best entered the finals in Salzwedel, Germany, in order to prove that the youth of today are not just passive consumers.
„That was a close call“, was the jury´s opinion about the results of this years contest that goes ... more/mehr
Lumous Gothic Festival 2006
Whilst the famous TUSKA attracts all the Metallers and holidaying tourists, the darker inhabitants of the underground relocate to Tampere for this weekend. LUMOUS is the most northern Gothic festival in Europe and the only one in Finland (so far). Many foreign followers of the subculture mistakenly expect very active Gothic scene ... more/mehr
Lumous Gothic Festival 2008
The Summer is just not starting and it’s July already! At the same time our post-WGT blues refuses to go away, as those lucky ones are proceeding to pack for the next dark attraction in Cologne, the Amphi Festival. Meanwhile in Finland we slowly came around to the 8th Lumous Gothic Festival.