Tag: Pelon Varjo

Under The Influence #91: Vainoa on “Axe to Fall” by Converge!

Expanding on the concept behind the “Verge In” sessions that took place at the beginning of 2004 and saw Boston Metalcore heroes Converge collaborate with Cave In on some new material 2009’s “Axe To Fall” saw the band bring in members of Himsa, Neurosis and The Red Chord to name but a few and push

Exclusive Interview: Vainoa talk “Pelon Varjo”!

Helsinki, Finland based Blackened Hardcore quintet Vainoa shattered every single pane of glass in a 20 mile radius when they unleashed “Pelon Varjo” (or Shadow Of Fear) last month. A punishing, ruthless and unforgiving five track affair, it demonstrates that there isn’t smoke without fire and that it is perfectly possible to blend Black Metal ferocity

Review: “Pelon Varjo” by Vainoa

Recorded in September 2020, during the year of the Great Plague with Felipe Hauri who also mixed at Obscura Recording Studios before being mastered by Will Killingsworth at Deadair Studios, “Pelon Varjo” is a raised middle finger to those who said it couldn’t be done from Helsinki, Finland based Blackened Hardcore quintet Vainoa. Their name