Posts Tagged ‘Mathias Nygard’

Album art for Turisas2013

Album art for Turisas2013

Another week is upon us and this is the time we admire musicians fit to grace the very halls of Valhalla and this week it’s my favourite MOFO (Musicians of Finnish Origin) Turisas.

An obvious choice for this feature I think you’ll agree but I was wearing my Turisas t-shirt so I thought it was time.

They premiered their new album in full on a Finnish radio station earlier this week and it’s an absolute belter, one of my most anticipated albums this year. (more…)


Mathias "Warlord" Nygard




Chthonic and Kiuas


Northumbria University Students’ Union

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FINNISH Battle Metal band Turisas blew away the crowd at an intimate gig in Newcastle this week.

The Varangians stormed the stage with their epic blend of melodic vocals and squealing violin solos.

With support coming in the form of Finnish power metal band Kiuas and the Taiwanese answer to Cradle of Filth Chthonic the diversity was matched only by the crowds delight at each of the acts. (more…)