Fun Interview with Elina Siirala (Leaves’ Eyes)


Interview by Jessica Clingempeel | Official Facebook Some quarantine fun with Elina Siirala of Leaves' Eyes! • What made you want to become a musician?After building my own violin with a piece of wood, nails and rubber bands, it showed quite a strong interest towards starting lessons myself. • What are some of your hobbies … Continue reading Fun Interview with Elina Siirala (Leaves’ Eyes)

Fun Interview with SAOR


Interview by Jessica Clingempeel | May 10, 2020 | Offical Facebook Some quarantine fun with SAOR. ^_^ What made you want to become a musician?I've always been creative and enjoyed music. It was inevitable! What are some of your hobbies outside of music/career?I enjoy hillwalking, walks in nature, gaming (PC & PS4), watching films, drinking and … Continue reading Fun Interview with SAOR

A Critique of Mape Ollila’s Once Upon A Nightwish


Reviewed by Brian KelmanRevised 6/8/2014 A Critique of Mape Ollila’s Once Upon A Nightwish: Part 1 I was blissfully unaware of the Nightwish with Tarja Era when its drama took place between 1996 and 2005. I don’t have the emotional baggage that comes with following and loving the band’s career and then living through the … Continue reading A Critique of Mape Ollila’s Once Upon A Nightwish

Review: Leaves’ Eyes: The Catalogue


Review by Brian Kelman© Ethereal Metal Webzine10/12/2015 On a miserable rainy Saturday morning in August of 2012 I typed in my search bar ‘symphonic metal bands’. One click later I started a list of what ended up being about two dozen of them. I bookmarked their official web sites and Wikipedia articles (especially for the … Continue reading Review: Leaves’ Eyes: The Catalogue

Review of Amon Amarth’s “Jomsviking”


Reviewed by Brian Kelman© Ethereal Metal Webzine I’ve listened to Jomsviking  every day in my car (and some at home) since it arrived in my mailbox  March 29th. The guitar riffs reverberate in my head the whole time I'm  working. I like it more and more each time I hear it. Amon Amarth’s tenth album … Continue reading Review of Amon Amarth’s “Jomsviking”