Nightwish are a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and former lead singer Tarja Turunen.
When you hear the name Tuomas Holopainen, those of us who haven’t closed our eyes and ears the past 15 years automatically think ’Nightwish’. Holopainen wants to be more than just the Nightwish guy, which [Read »]
Auri is a collaboration between Nightwish main man Tuomas Holopainen, singer Johanna Kurkela and multi-instrumentalist Troy Donockley.
Minstrel Hall Music is Ritchie Blackmore’s own record company.
Orphaned Land is an Israeli heavy metal band, formed in 1991 under the name Resurrection (changing their name in 1992 to the current name), that combines Jewish, Arabic, and other West Asian influences. They are considered ‘The pioneers of Oriental [Read »]
Indie Recordings was founded in 2005 by Erik and Espen Røhne as a side project of Indie Distribution. In 2006 Erlend Gjerde joined Indie Recordings and Indie Distribution and together they developed the label from [Read »]
Xanthochroid started out their career by putting out the Incultus EP in 2011, followed by their stellar debut album Blessed He With Boils the following year. The years that followed were full of touring and [Read »]
Xanthochroid is an Epic Black Metal band that strives to produce the most sophisticated and enthralling compositions in the metal scene today. Taking influence from bands like Emperor, Opeth, Moonsorrow, Wintersun, and many others; Xanthochroid [Read »]
Hammerheart Records (known as Karmageddon Media between 2004 and 2010) is a Dutch independent record label specializing in death metal, black metal, doom metal and folk metal bands from around the world. The label is [Read »]