Tag Archives: helloween

CONCERT REVIEW: Helloween, Turku, Finland 2016


Report and photos: Samuli Keskitalo

Germany is a wonderful country for many reasons. And one of those main reasons are their strong roots on power- and heavy metal. Many classic bands, who are still running strongly, but also many new-comers every year. Helloween is one of those classic ones in this genre and for example their co-headlining tours with Gamma Ray has been a truly ”a dream come true” situation for many power metallers. Right now we have again that kind of lovely situation – a Helloween & Rage co-headlining tour. A three week lasting European tour, which contains two shows in Finland. I went to Turku to see one and when I hit the road back home I was happy like every other time after a Helloween concert. So  again, the show was strong and good. Continue reading CONCERT REVIEW: Helloween, Turku, Finland 2016

Video Interview: Helloween 2015; Helsinki, Finland

I sit and talk to Andi Deris and Michael Weikath about the bands new album, ‘My God Given Right’ and how the band went back and embraced their roots more on this album while still sounding relevant.  Watch the interview below:


HELLOWEEN – back home again; new contract with Nuclear Blast

Germany’s HELLOWEEN have been one of the most influential and internationally most successful acts of the global Heavy Metal scene and this year the Hamburg-based quintet, founded in 1984, celebrates their 30th anniversary. Their latest studio album »Straight Out Of Hell«, charted at a sensational #4, their highest German chart entry to date, holding this position for five long weeks. Additionally they made another five top ten entries in Europe and also cracked the US Billboard Charts.

Continue reading HELLOWEEN – back home again; new contract with Nuclear Blast

PHOTOS: Helloween 2013; At Kuopio Rock Cock


GAMMA RAY To Enter Studio Tomorrow

VIA: Bravewords.com

Legendary German power metallers GAMMA RAY have issued the following update:

“After a successful tour across Europe and Asia it is time now to finish what had been started with Master Of Confusion EP beginning of this year: the band will enter their studio tomorrow looking through and carrying together new material for the new album Empire Of The Undead which is supposed to be completed right before the band heads out for the south-american leg of the Hellish Rock II-Tour.” Continue reading GAMMA RAY To Enter Studio Tomorrow