21:20 - Netzach And regarding pronunciation Finnish is one of the few languages in the world that spells their words exactly as they are pronounced. If you know how each letter sounds you should have no troubles. /end rant
21:18 - Netzach So in that aspect it is at least a lot more "analytical" than i.e. my native language Swedish where many words come from Latin, German, English, Romani etc and dont follow any particular pattern
21:16 - Netzach I gotta disagree Red, Finnish is very straight forward since you can form any word from the root and it still makes sense, like kirja=book, kirjasto=library, kirjain=letter, most roots follow the same principle :)
20:08 - Redn1ght For example just one word "Maa" (earth) you could basically end up with something completely different depending on the suffix.
20:02 - ScreamingSteelUS He's got a point, though, Finnish being a non-Indo-European language. Most European languages will at least have some similarities to each other that you can reason through. I'd imagine any of the Finno-Ugrics would present its
19:46 - Redn1ght It's different from your typical language and I'm a native speaker. The root word thing is just pure cancer for anyone trying to memorize stuff in Finnish. :) Plus foreigners fuck up the pronunciation a lot.
Due to irreconcilable differences with band ownership, effective today vocalist Waylon Reeves has severed all ties with Mushroomhead and Filthy Hands Company. Waylon is thankful for the opportunity Mushroomhead has provided him the last 11 years and will now be concentrating his time and efforts on another project. Thank you to the fans for all your continued loyalty and support throughout the years. There is no further comment at this time.
A worrying news from the Satyricon camp. It seems that the band's frontman Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. His full official statement can be read down below. We wish him all best and to get better as soon as possible.
As it has already been reported, Swedes Draconian will be releasing their sixth full-length studio album Sovran on October 30th via Napalm Records. Today, the band presents a brand new track, "Stellar Tombs", as a fine representation of what the new line-up is capable of. Do not hesitate and listen to the 6-minute long track over here.
Def Leppard are just a couple of weeks away from releasing of their upcoming self-titled effort, to be out on the 30th of October, 2015 through earMUSIC worldwide (excluding North America, Japan). Now the band present the new official lyric video for their recently released single "Let's Go", available for streaming via YouTube player down below.
We already informed you about Joel Hoekstra's 13 new solo album, Dying To Live, which will be available via Frontiers Music SRL on October 16th. Now it s time to share a brand new official video for the song "Scream", now available for streaming through the YouTube player down under. Check it out!
Operation: Mindcrime, the band led by singer Geoff Tate, announce that they will embark on a European headlining tour this coming November/December. Seattle-based progressive metallers will be touring in support of their latest new album, The Key, out in stores from September 18th via Frontiers Music Srl. Check out the list of confirmed tour dates down below.
Texas-based classic rockers Scorpion Child have announced to release a brand-new single on 7" vinyl/digital download on November 6th, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The single will contain the new track, "She Sings, I Kill", as well as another new song, "(Enter The) Twilight Coven", which will be a B-Side that is exclusive to this single. Both tracks will mark the first impression of the band's upcoming, second studio album, which is tentatively scheduled for an early 2016 release.
German metallers Varg, who recently signed with Napalm Records, are presenting a brand new video for the track "Rotkäppchen" [2015 version], which can now be seen below. This new version of the track will appear on the Varg's upcoming EP with the same title. Expect the album to hit stores on the 9th of October, 2015.
With their 30th anniversary as a band and newly recruited vocalist Mats Levén, who's a longtime friend of the band, Swedish epic doom veterans Candlemass have announced a brand new EP. The release will contain 4 new studio tracks. As of now, you can take a look at the album cover right here, which was created by artist Erik Rovanperä. Do you like it?
After some line-up changes, Dave Mustaine's Megadeth is back with a new record. If you enjoyed the band's last album Super Collider, prepare for the new one which will be named Dystopia. It is coming out in January 22nd, 2016. As for the music, you won't even have to wait to listen to some of it. You can stream the new song "Fatal Illusion" right away.
Two new compilations are coming from Pantera this year! History Of Hostility, a nine-track Pantera primer that includes some of Pantera's most legendary tracks from five studio albums, will be released on CD and LP on October 30th, just in time for Halloween. The influential metal band disbanded back in 2003, followed by the untimely death of guitar genius Dimebag Darrell in 2004 but the other members are involved in other bands. Their music, however, lives on.
Canadian prog rock legends Rush have revealed their first offering from the forthcoming R40 Live concert film — "Roll The Bones", a song from their fourteenth studio album Roll The Bones that was originally released in 1991. This "R40 Live" version of "Roll The Bones" was recorded in the band's hometown of Toronto on June 17th and June 19th during the sold-out shows at the Air Canada Centre on the "R40 Live" tour.
At long last, it has become time to reveal some big news considering Vorna's new album! The Finnish pagan metal band's second album is titled Ei Valo Minua Seuraa ("No Light Follows Me") and will be released on the 4th of December this year through Inverse Records. Below you can find their new single "Jälkemme" to discover as well as album cover and tracklist.
The mighty Carcass will release a special edition version of their latest album, Surgical Steel, on CD and digitally on October 30th, and on vinyl on November 20th via Nuclear Blast. The complete edition includes their whole 2013 comeback album Surgical Steel, along with the entire Surgical Remission / Surplus Steel EP released later. Well, and how about a new album? That is still under wraps.
While the reunion of the classic band line-up speculation continues almost every week, Guns N' Roses and Dead Daisies guitarist Richard Fortus recently suffered serious injuries after a motorcycle accident. He broke his shoulder blade, collar bone, six ribs, a toe, has a bruised lung, lacerated liver and a concussion but he will make a full recovery. Sadly for Dead Daisies fans, Richard Fortus will miss the band's upcoming tour dates in Australia and New Zealand due to the crash.