Kuolemanlaakso has been confirmed to perform at Jalometalli Metal Music Festival in Oulu on August 8, 2014. The impressive lineup includes acts such as Triptykon (featuring Kuolemanlaakso's producer V. Santura), King Diamond, Testament, Samael, Sacred Reich, Loudness, Kvelertak, Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats, Insomnium and Kotamäki's former band Alghazanth. "We are thrilled about the opportunity to spread... Continue Reading →
Kuopio-based Kuolemanlaakso, featuring Mikko Kotamäki of Swallow the Sun on vocals, debuted at #10 on Finland's Official Album Chart with Tulijoutsen, the stunning follow up to their critically-acclaimed 2012 debut, Uljas uusi maailma, and their 2013 EP, Musta aurinko nousee. "Everybody knows that Finland is a metal country, but it’s still uncommon for a death... Continue Reading →
Read the official press release below, and check out "Tuonen tähtivyö" stream from the forthcoming epic. PRE-ORDER "TULIJOUTSEN" FROM >>LEVYKAUPPA ÄX << The highly acclaimed Finnish death doomsters return with their most ambitious work to date. Produced once again by the Triptykon and Dark Fortress guitarist V. Santura, Kuolemanlaakso’s sophomore album “Tulijoutsen” (“The Fire Swan”) explores... Continue Reading →
Soundi will be streaming Kuolemanlaakso's critically-acclaimed "Musta aurinko nousee" EP ahead of its November 29th release. Contained in this release is a cover of Juice Leskinen's "Musta aurinko nousee". It’s head-down, bloody-knuckled heaviness, the riffs barrelling headlong like tanks off a cliff... -Dave Bowes, The Sleeping Shaman For the stream, please visit this link. Track... Continue Reading →
Kuolemanlaakso's Musta aurinko nousee EP, to be released on November 29th via Svart Records, is available for preorder. The EP includes three new Kuolemanlaakso songs, and a captivating cover version of Juice Leskinen’s classic by the same name. The limited edition EP will be released in the following formats: 1000 x Digipak CD 100 x... Continue Reading →
In 2012, the Finnish Doom-Death scene saw newcomer Kuolemanlaakso ascend directly to the ranks of its elite with the critically acclaimed debut Uljas uusi maailma (#42 on the Official Finnish Album Chart and #6 on the Rumba Chart). In support of Uljas uusi maailma, Kuolemanlaakso toured its native country, hitting some of Finland’s biggest and... Continue Reading →
Kuolemanlaakso have entered a top-secret location to record follow-up to 2012's "Uljas uusi maailma". The band is working again with producer/engineer V. Santura of Triptykon and Dark Fortress fame, who recorded, mixed, mastered and co-produced the debut album. For additional info, read the daily updated Studio Diary.
Finnish extreme doom metallers Kuolemanlaakso have released the second video from their highly acclaimed debut album, "Uljas uusi maailma", released late last year via Svart Records. The "Ikiuni" clip was directed by Mika Kettunen, and it features live footage from the band's shows at Lutakko, Jyväskylä and Nosturi, Helsinki in their native Finland. The video... Continue Reading →