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Moonsorrow

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Moonsorrow is a pagan metal band formed in Helsinki, Finland, in 1995. Musically, the band incorporates elements of black metal and folk metal in their sound. The band call their sound "epic heathen metal" and try to distance themselves from the term "Viking metal".

The group's earliest formation consisted of cousins Ville Sorvali (vocals and bass) and Henri Sorvali (guitar and keyboards; also keyboards for Finntroll, Barathrum, and session member Read more on Last.fm

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Bloodstock Open Air 2012: Interviews, Photos, Setlists – it’s all here

August 18th, 2012

Bloodstock Open Air 2012 Thrash Hits

Is there anything better than a Thrash Hits Festival Splash Page? Yeah, loads of things but you won’t find the best online festival coverage on any of them. You’ll find that right here. All our work from Bloodstock Open 2012 is going be linked to from this page (eventually), so give it a bookmark or just don’t close it, because it’s all you’re going to need. Interviews, photos, setlists, rumours, and who knows? – maybe even some tiny reviews – it’s all here. [Read more →]

Poll: Is Pagan Metal a load of old guff?

March 20th, 2009

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We’d be lying if we didn’t acknowledge that metal loves to follow trends – and we’re not just talking about the scene kids and their ridiculous hairstyles, this “nu-metal revival” that certain sectors of the metal media seem convinced is on the horizon, or the hipster pile-on that Mastodon unintentionally encourage. Even the tr00est of the tr00 catch a ride on a bandwagon from time to time.

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Thrash Hits TV: SpineFeast at Sea 2009 – part 3

February 24th, 2009

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By now you should’ve seen part 1 and part 2 of Thrash Hits TV’s “adventures” in Finland during Spinefarm Records’ awesome seabound festival, Spinefeast at Sea. And now we’re serving up the third and final part, and we promise that we’ve saved the best till last. How can we be so sure? Because this one contains the foulest language of the lot, that’s why.

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Thrash Hits TV: SpineFeast at Sea 2009

February 12th, 2009

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Spinefarm Records are more metal than you. Hell, they’re even more metal than Thrash Hits – and that’s not something we give away lightly – so when they asked us if we wanted to go to Helsinki, Finland and then get on a boat and watch loads of heavy metal, we accepted.

It really shouldn’t be a good idea to put 1,500 heavy metallers, eight bands and millions of gallons of booze and Thrash Hits on a ten-deck ferry and then set sail across the Baltic Sea for Tallinn, Estonia but it worked for us.

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